Johnstone Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 30 August 2016

Today Tonight and Wednesday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind southeast 15 to 20 knots diminishing to southeast 5 to 15 this afternoon then increasing to southeast 20 near noon Wednesday. Wind diminishing to southeast 5 to 15 Wednesday evening.

Periods of rain.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 30 August 2016
Thursday Wind southeast 10 to 15 knots.
Friday Wind light becoming northwest 10 to 15 knots.
Saturday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots increasing to northwest 15 to 25.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Johnstone Strait

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 30 August 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 10:30 AM PDT 30 August 2016 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary low located over Bowie.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT today cold front located on a line north-south
over northern Vancouver Island.
By 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight weakening cold front located on a line
north-south over southern Vancouver Island.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday trough located over western Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Wednesday intensifying trough located over Hecate
Strait extending southeastward.

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