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Johnstone Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 20 June 2024

Today Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots increasing to northwest 25 to 35 late this afternoon then diminishing to northwest 10 to 20 late overnight. Wind increasing to northwest 20 to 30 Friday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 20 June 2024
Saturday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast 5 to 15 in the morning then becoming variable 5 to 15 late in the day.
Sunday Wind southeast 5 to 15 knots.
Monday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots.

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Gale warning in effect

Johnstone Strait

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 20 June 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 20 June 2024 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today ridge located from Explorer to the North
Coast.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Friday ridge located from Explorer to the Central
Coast.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight frontal system located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Friday frontal system located on a line
northwest-southeast over eastern Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:11 AM PDT 20 June 2024 Ahead of a ridge of high pressure, strong to gale force
northwesterlies will redevelop through Johnstone Strait late this
afternoon and then ease overnight.

A frontal system will approach Haida Gwaii on Friday. As the system
approaches, strong to gale force southeast winds will develop over
the northern waters Friday evening.

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