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Johnstone Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 29 May 2020

Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 25 early Saturday morning then increasing to northwest 25 to 35 Saturday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 29 May 2020
Sunday Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots diminishing to northwest 10 to 20 in the morning.
Monday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind southeast 10 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 15 to 25.

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Ice Conditions

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Johnstone Strait

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 29 May 2020

'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 9:30 PM PDT 29 May 2020 Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Cape Scott.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight low 999 mb located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Saturday weakening low 1000 mb located northwest
of Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:26 PM PDT 29 May 2020 A ridge of high pressure on a line northeast-southwest from Explorer
to Central Coast will produce strong to marginal gale force
northwesterly or westerly winds over parts of the southern waters
tonight through Saturday night. The winds will ease early Sunday
morning as the ridge weakens.

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