Johnstone Strait


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 01 March 2017

Today Tonight and Thursday

Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots becoming southeast 10 to 20 near noon then increasing to southeast 20 to 30 near midnight. Wind diminishing to southeast 10 to 15 Thursday evening.

Showers and chance of flurries.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 01 March 2017
Friday Wind southwest 20 knots becoming southwest 10 to 20 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind southeast 15 to 20 knots.
Sunday Wind westerly 10 to 20 knots.

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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PST 1 March 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight cold front from low located over Bowie.
By 10:30 a.m. PST Thursday cold front located on a line north-south
over the Central Coast.

At 4:00 p.m. PST Thursday weakening cold front located over the
South Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:40 AM PST 1 March 2017 An approaching low pressure centre will move northeast through Bowie
tonight. The associated cold front will track across the offshore
waters tonight and Haida Gwaii Thursday morning, then slide
southwards down the BC coast Thursday afternoon.

Ahead of the front, gale force southerly winds will develop over the
offshore, central and northern waters tonight then shift to westerly
gales Thursday morning in its wake.

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