Johnstone Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 16 December 2018

Tonight and Monday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots increasing to southeast 20 to 30 late this evening and to southeast 30 to 40 late Monday morning. Wind increasing to southeast 40 to 50 late Monday afternoon then diminishing to southeast 30 to 40 Monday evening.

Periods of rain.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 16 December 2018
Tuesday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southeast 15 to 25 in the morning.
Wednesday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots.
Thursday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots increasing to northwest 15 to 25.

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Warnings

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Storm warning in effect

Johnstone Strait

Issued 9:30 PM PST 16 December 2018

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 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 9:30 PM PST 16 December 2018 Tonight and Monday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight departing low located northwest of Bowie.

At 4:00 a.m. PST Monday frontal system located west of Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Monday frontal system located from Sandspit to
Cape Scott then to Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:25 PM PST 16 December 2018 The next intense frontal system will approach Explorer on Monday
morning. Gale to storm force southeasterlies will once again develop
across southern, central, and northern waters during the day on
Monday. Hurricane force winds are forecast Monday afternoon for the
headlands of West Vancouver Island North.

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