Johnstone Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 28 August 2015

Tonight and Saturday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots diminishing to southeast 10 to 15 late overnight then increasing to southeast 15 to 25 late Saturday afternoon.

Chance of showers changing to rain Saturday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 28 August 2015
Sunday Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast 10 to 20.
Tuesday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Johnstone Strait

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 28 August 2015

'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 28 August 2015 Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over Haida Gwaii.
By 9:30 p.m. PDT Sunday dissipating frontal system located on a
line north-south over Hecate Strait.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight trough located on a line north-south
over Bowie.
By 9:30 p.m. PDT Sunday trough located on a line north-south over
Queen Charlotte Sound.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:33 PM PDT 28 August 2015 A frontal system over Haida Gwaii will dissipate as it moves toward
the mainland coast Saturday morning. Strong to gale force southerly
winds across northern and central waters and near the headlands of
West Coast Vancouver Island North will persist tonight.

On Saturday, a trough will swing through offshore waters towards the
mainland coast. While only moderate winds may precede the trough,
strong northwest winds will follow behind it.

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