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Johnstone Strait


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 29 November 2023

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Wind light increasing to southeast 5 to 15 knots this morning and to southeast 15 to 25 early this evening. Wind becoming southeast 15 Thursday morning then diminishing to light Thursday afternoon.

Rain overnight and Thursday. Fog patches dissipating near noon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 29 November 2023
Friday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots diminishing to southeast 5 to 15 in the afternoon then increasing to southeast 15 to 25 late in the day.
Saturday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots becoming southeast 15.
Sunday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northwest 10 to 20.

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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PST 29 November 2023 Today Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 a.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over BC

At 4:00 a.m. PST today cold front located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Thursday weakening frontal system located from
the North Coast to the Central Coast.

At 4:00 p.m. PST Thursday approaching frontal system located west
of Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:49 AM PST 29 November 2023 An approaching cold front will move into Bowie this morning. The
front will evnetually lie north-south from Hecate Strait to the
Central Coast by Thursday morning where it will gradually weaken.
Winds will rise to gale force southerlies ahead of the front and
shift to strong to gale force westerlies behind it. The winds will
fall below gales Thursday as the front weakens.

Another frontal system will approach Bowie late in the day on
Thursday. Southeast gales will develop Thursday evening ahead of the
system across Bowie and Explorer.

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