Johnstone Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 28 March 2015

Tonight and Sunday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 30 to 40 knots diminishing to southeast 15 to 25 late overnight and to southeast 5 to 15 Sunday morning.

Rain changing to a few showers Sunday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 28 March 2015
Monday Wind southeast 25 knots diminishing to southeast 15 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots.
Wednesday Wind light becoming northwest 5 to 15 knots late in the day.

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

Johnstone Strait

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 28 March 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 9:30 PM PDT 28 March 2015 Tonight and Sunday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over northern Vancouver Island.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Sunday weakening cold front located over southern
Vancouver Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:09 PM PDT 28 March 2015 A cold front will remain over Vancouver Island tonight and weaken
Sunday morning. Strong to gale force southerlies over southern waters
will continue tonight and diminish Sunday morning.

An area of low pressure will approach the offshore waters Sunday
evening. Ahead of the low, portions of Bowie and the central waters
can expect southerly gales Sunday evening.

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