Johnstone Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 28 May 2015

Today Tonight and Friday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots increasing to northwest 25 to 35 late this afternoon then diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 Friday morning. Wind increasing to northwest 25 to 30 Friday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 28 May 2015
Saturday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots increasing to northwest 15 to 20 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind light increasing to northwest 15 to 20 knots late in the day.
Monday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots.

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

Johnstone Strait

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 28 May 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 10:30 AM PDT 28 May 2015 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located off Bowie.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary trough located over
BC interior.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:25 AM PDT 28 May 2015 A ridge of high pressure just outside the offshore waters, combined
with a trough of low pressure over the BC Interior, will continue to
bring moderate to strong northwest winds to most regions over the
next few days. Winds will reach gale force at times through Johnstone
Strait and off the Brooks Peninsula on the west coast of Vancouver
Island.

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