Johnstone Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 24 August 2016

Tonight and Thursday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots diminishing to northwest 10 to 15 late overnight then increasing to northwest 20 to 30 Thursday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 24 August 2016
Friday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots increasing to northwest 25 to 35 late in the day.
Saturday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 25.
Sunday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots.

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Johnstone Strait

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 24 August 2016

'Strong' winds of 20 to 33 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 24 August 2016 Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located west of the
offshore waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:56 PM PDT 24 August 2016 A ridge of high pressure will remain nearly stationary over the
offshore waters tonight through Thursday. Strong to gale force
northwesterly winds will prevail over central and northern waters.

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