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Johnstone Strait

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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 18 May 2024

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

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

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 18 May 2024
Monday Wind northwest 15 knots.
Tuesday Wind light increasing to northwest 15 to 25 knots.
Wednesday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Johnstone Strait

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 18 May 2024

'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 10:30 AM PDT 18 May 2024 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today building ridge located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Sunday ridge located on a line north-south over
eastern Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:57 AM PDT 18 May 2024 A ridge of high pressure over Bowie today will reach the central
waters late Sunday. Moderate to strong northwest winds will develop
ahead of the ridge.

Strong northwesterly winds off the west coast of Vancouver Island
will rise to marginal gale force immediately to the northwest of
Estevan Point late Sunday.

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