Johnstone Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 31 May 2016

Tonight and Wednesday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots diminishing to light late overnight then becoming southeast 5 to 15 Wednesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 31 May 2016
Thursday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots diminishing to southeast 10 to 15 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots.
Saturday Wind northwest 15 knots.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Johnstone Strait

Issued 10:09 PM PDT 31 May 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 9:30 PM PDT 31 May 2016 Tonight and Wednesday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight weakening frontal system located over
Queen Charlotte Sound.

At 2:00 p.m. PDT Wednesday frontal system located off the offshore
waters.
By 11:00 p.m. PDT Wednesday frontal system located over western
Queen Charlotte Sound.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:32 PM PDT 31 May 2016 Strong to gale force southeast winds over Northern Hecate Strait and
Dixon Entrance East will ease overnight as a front over Haida Gwaii
weakens.

The next frontal system will move into the offshore waters Wednesday
afternoon. Strong to gale force southeast winds will spread across
central waters in the evening as the front approaches.

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