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Johnstone Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 15 October 2021

Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots increasing to southeast 30 to 35 this evening then diminishing to southeast 10 to 20 early Saturday morning. Wind diminishing to light Saturday afternoon.

Periods of rain.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 15 October 2021
Sunday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots.
Monday Wind light becoming southeast 15 knots.
Tuesday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots.

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Johnstone Strait

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 15 October 2021

'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 15 October 2021 Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over central Vancouver Island.
By 6:00 a.m. PDT Saturday weakening frontal system located over
southern Vancouver Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:50 PM PDT 15 October 2021 A stalled frontal wave over Central Vancouver Island will continue to
give periodic south to southeast gales from Barkley Sound to the west
entrance of Juan de Fuca today and tonight.

Southeast gales will also continue today and tonight over the Strait
of Georgia north of Nanaimo.

The threat of gale force winds will end Saturday morning as the
frontal wave weakens.

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