Johnstone Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 25 March 2017

Tonight and Sunday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 15 knots increasing to southeast 20 to 30 early this evening and to southeast 35 to 45 early Sunday morning. Wind diminishing to southeast 10 to 20 Sunday evening.

Chance of showers late this afternoon and this evening. Periods of rain beginning early Sunday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 25 March 2017
Monday Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots increasing to southeast 20 to 30 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southeast 15 to 25.
Wednesday Wind southeast 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest 10 to 20 late in the day.

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

Johnstone Strait

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 25 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 25 March 2017 Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over the Mainland Coast.
By 9:00 p.m. PDT tonight dissipating ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over the Mainland Coast.

At 2:00 a.m. PDT Sunday cold front located over the offshore waters.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Sunday weakening cold front located over Haida
Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:56 PM PDT 25 March 2017 A front 200 km west of the offshore waters will move east to lie
Over the offshore waters by Sunday morning and over Haida Gwaii by
Sunday afternoon. Ahead of the front, gale force southeasterlies
Will develop this evening over offshore waters and spread to
Northern and central waters by Sunday morning. Gale to storm force
southeasterlies will develop early Sunday morning for portions of
The northern and central waters as well as areas west of Vancouver
Island.

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