Johnstone Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 26 March 2017

Tonight and Monday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 30 to 40 knots diminishing to southeast 10 to 20 this evening then increasing to southeast 20 to 30 Monday evening.

Periods of rain.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 26 March 2017
Tuesday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southeast 15 to 25 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind southeast 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest 10 to 20 late in the day.
Thursday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light.

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

Johnstone Strait

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 26 March 2017

'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 26 March 2017 Tonight and Monday By 4:00 p.m. PDT today weakening cold front located over Haida
Gwaii.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT Monday frontal system located off Bowie.
By 9:30 p.m. PDT Monday frontal system located on a line north-south
over the offshore waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:36 PM PDT 26 March 2017 A cold front over Haida Gwaii will gradually weaken tonight. Gale to
marginal storm force southeasterlies over central and northern waters
will diminish to moderate to strong southerly this evening.

The next approaching frontal system will track across the offshore
waters Tuesday evening, ahead of the system, gale force southerlies
will develop over the offshore waters Tuesday afternoon and spread to
central and northern waters by the evening.

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