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Johnstone Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 16 September 2019

Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 20 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35 after midnight then diminishing to southeast 20 to 25 early Tuesday morning. Wind diminishing to southeast 10 to 15 near noon Tuesday and to light late Tuesday afternoon.

Showers.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 16 September 2019
Wednesday Wind light becoming northwest 15 knots in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind light becoming northwest 15 knots late in the day.
Friday Wind light becoming northwest 15 knots late in the day.

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Map of Pacific - South Coast marine weather areas South Nomad - 46036 Sentry Shoal - 46131 South Brooks - 46132 Halibut Bank - 46146 South Moresby - 46147 South Hecate Strait - 46185 West Sea Otter - 46204 La Perouse Bank - 46206 East Dellwood - 46207 Discovery Island Esquimalt Harbour Kelp Reefs Malahat Race Rocks Lightstation Saturna Island Sheringham Point University of Victoria Victoria Gonzales Victoria Int'l Airport Ballenas Islands Campbell River Airport Comox Airport Entrance Island Fanny Island Nanaimo Airport Port Hardy Airport Sisters Islets Estevan Point Port Alberni Sartine Island Solander Island Tofino Airport Grief Point Howe Sound - Pam Rocks Powell River Airport Sechelt Squamish Airport Cape St.James Bella Bella Airport Bella Coola Airport Cathedral Point Herbert Island Point Atkinson Sand Heads Lightstation Tsawwassen Ferry Terminal Vancouver Int'l Airport Vancouver Harbour West Vancouver
Ice Conditions

There is no ice forecast issued for this area.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Johnstone Strait

Issued 01:11 AM PDT 17 September 2019

'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 16 September 2019 Tonight and Tuesday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight frontal system located on a line
north-south over Haida Gwaii.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday frontal system located on a line
northwest-southeast over northern Vancouver Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:31 PM PDT 16 September 2019 A Pacific low system over Haida Gwaii will move onto the North Coast
tonight. Southerly gales over northern and central waters will spread
to southern waters tonight. Localized storm force winds can be
expected over Hecate Strait and West Vancouver Island North this
evening.

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