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Johnstone Strait

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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 31 October 2020

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to southeast 15 knots this afternoon and to southeast 20 Sunday afternoon. Wind increasing to southeast 30 Sunday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 31 October 2020
Monday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots.
Tuesday Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots becoming northwest 15 to 25 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind northwest 15 knots becoming southeast 10 to 20 late in the day.

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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Johnstone Strait

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 31 October 2020

'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 31 October 2020 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
north-south over southern Vancouver Island.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT today frontal system located over Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today frontal system located over Haida Gwaii.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight intensifying warm front located over
southern Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Sunday warm front located north of Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:28 AM PDT 31 October 2020 A frontal system over Southern Bowie this morning will move onto the
North Coast in the evening. Winds will rise to gale to local storm
force southerly over the central and northern waters as the front
approaches.

A warm front will approach Southern Bowie this evening and move
northwards on Sunday while intensifying. Over the central and
northern waters winds will shift to strong to gale force southerly
tonight and increase to gale to storm force Sunday afternoon.

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