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Johnstone Strait


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 24 February 2024

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind variable 5 to 15 knots increasing to northwest 30 to 35 Sunday morning then diminishing to northwest 15 to 25 Sunday afternoon. Wind diminishing to northwest 5 to 15 Sunday evening.

Rain changing to showers Sunday afternoon then to flurries or showers Sunday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 24 February 2024
Monday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots increasing to northwest 20 to 30 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind light increasing to southeast 25 to 35 knots.
Wednesday Wind southeast 5 to 15 knots becoming light.

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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.


Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Johnstone Strait

Issued 04:00 AM PST 24 February 2024

'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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PST 24 February 2024 Today Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 a.m. PST today dissipating trough located on a line
north-south over eastern Queen Charlotte Sound.

At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over Haida Gwaii.
By 10:30 a.m. PST Sunday trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over central Vancouver Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 4:01 AM PST 24 February 2024 This morning, a weak trough will quickly swing through the northern
waters then move inland by midday. Behind the trough, westerly gales
will develop beginning this afternoon.

Another trough will develop in Southern Bowie tonight. This trough
will move into southern waters by Sunday. Northwesterly gales will
spread into northern and central waters tonight then into southern
waters on Sunday. A brief period of storm force northwesterly winds
are very likely over Dixon Entrance and Bowie on Sunday morning.

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