Johnstone Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 02 August 2015

Tonight and Monday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northwest 20 near midnight and to northwest 15 early Monday morning. Wind increasing to northwest 25 to 35 near noon Monday.

Chance of showers Monday afternoon and evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 02 August 2015
Tuesday Wind northwest 15 knots increasing to northwest 20 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind light.
Thursday Wind northwest 15 knots.

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

Johnstone Strait

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 02 August 2015

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. 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 2 August 2015 Tonight and Monday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located west of the
offshore waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:25 PM PDT 2 August 2015 A ridge of high pressure well offshore will give strong to gale force
northwesterlies off Vancouver Island and through Johnstone Strait
tonight and again by Monday afternoon. Strong to gale force
westerlies are also expected through Juan de Fuca Strait this evening
and Monday afternoon and evening.

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