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Johnstone Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 23 February 2020

Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 25 after midnight and to northwest 5 to 15 early Monday morning. Wind becoming variable 5 to 15 near noon Monday then becoming southeast 10 to 20 early Monday evening.

Showers ending overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 23 February 2020
Tuesday Wind southeast 35 to 45 knots diminishing to southeast 20 to 30 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots.
Thursday Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots.

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Ice Conditions

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Johnstone Strait

Issued 9:30 PM PST 23 February 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 PST 23 February 2020 Tonight and Monday By 9:30 p.m. PST tonight departing low located over southern
BC interior.

At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight ridge located west of the offshore waters.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Monday ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over Explorer.

At 4:00 p.m. PST Monday frontal system located over western Bowie.
By 9:30 p.m. PST Monday frontal system located on a line north-south
over eastern Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:03 PM PST 23 February 2020 A low pressure system has moved into the British Columbia Interior.
Gale to storm force northwest winds over central and southern waters
will ease through the night.

The next weather system will approach the offshore waters Monday
morning and continue towards the mainland coast Monday night. Gale to
storm force southeast winds will develop ahead of the front.

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