Johnstone Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 22 October 2018

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind southeast 10 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 15 to 25 early this evening then diminishing to southeast 5 to 15 Tuesday morning.

Showers beginning Tuesday afternoon. Fog patches dissipating near noon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 22 October 2018
Wednesday Wind southeast 10 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 15 to 25 in the morning and to southeast 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southeast 15 to 25 late in the day.
Friday Wind southeast 5 to 15 knots.

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Johnstone Strait

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 22 October 2018

'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 22 October 2018 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today frontal system located on a line north-south
over Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today weakening frontal system located on a line
north-south over eastern Bowie.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT today frontal system located west of the offshore
waters.
By 5:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday weakening frontal system located on a
line north-south over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:17 AM PDT 22 October 2018 A front over Bowie will gradually weaken late this afternoon.
Another front will track eastward across the offshore waters tonight
to lie over Haida Gwaii Tuesday morning.

Ahead of the fronts, gale to storm force southerly winds will
continue over most northern and central waters through Tuesday.

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