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Johnstone Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 24 September 2021

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to northwest 10 to 20 knots late this afternoon then diminishing to light early Saturday morning. Wind increasing to southeast 10 to 20 Saturday afternoon then becoming southeast 15 to 25 Saturday evening.

Showers Saturday late in the day. Fog banks dissipating near noon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 24 September 2021
Sunday Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots increasing to southeast 30 to 40 in the morning.
Monday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots becoming southeast 15 to 25 late in the day.

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Warnings

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Strong wind warning in effect

Johnstone Strait

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 24 September 2021

'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 24 September 2021 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today weakening frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over Haida Gwaii.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Saturday quasi-stationary frontal system located
from Hecate Strait to Queen Charlotte Sound then to Explorer.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over northern Vancouver Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:54 AM PDT 24 September 2021 A frontal system over Haida Gwaii will move slowly eastward and
weaken today. Southerly gales ahead of the front will ease to
moderate to strong this morning. Strong to gale force southwesterlies
behind the front will ease to moderate westerly today.

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