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Johnstone Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 06 May 2021

Tonight and Friday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots becoming westerly 10 to 20 early this evening then diminishing to light late this evening. Wind increasing to northwest 10 to 20 Friday afternoon.

Rain changing to showers near midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 06 May 2021
Saturday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots.
Sunday Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots increasing to northwest 15 to 25 late in the day.
Monday Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots.

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Johnstone Strait

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 06 May 2021

'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 4:00 PM PDT 6 May 2021 Tonight and Friday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today low 992 mb located over northern Bowie.
By 10:30 a.m. PDT Friday weakening low 1010 mb located near Langara.

At 1:00 a.m. PDT Saturday approaching trough located west of Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:48 PM PDT 6 May 2021 A low over Central Bowie will move eastward tonight passing near
Langara Friday morning, then dissipating over the Southern Alaskan
Panhandle Friday afternoon. Strong to gale force southeasterlies
ahead of the low will shift gale to local storm force northwesterly
in its wake.

Winds will gradually weaken on Friday as the low dissipates and a
weak ridge builds behind the low.

The associated cold front is crossing the South Coast early this
evening. Behind the front the South Coast is experiencing strong to
gale force west to northwest tonight.

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