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Johnstone Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 20 June 2024

Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northwest 10 to 20 late overnight then increasing to northwest 20 to 30 Friday afternoon.

Showers Friday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 20 June 2024
Saturday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast 5 to 15 in the morning then becoming variable 5 to 15 late in the day.
Sunday Wind southeast 5 to 15 knots.
Monday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots.

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

Johnstone Strait

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 20 June 2024

'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 PDT 20 June 2024 Tonight and Friday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight ridge located from Explorer to the
North Coast.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Friday ridge located from Explorer to the Central
Coast.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight frontal system located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Friday frontal system located on a line
northwest-southeast over eastern Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:10 PM PDT 20 June 2024 Ahead of a ridge of high pressure, strong to gale force
northwesterlies will continue through Johnstone Strait this evening
and then ease overnight.

An approaching frontal system will track across Haida Gwaii Friday
night. Ahead of the front, strong to gale force southeasterly winds
will develop over northern coastal waters Friday evening and then
ease overnight.

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