Johnstone Strait


Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 18 February 2019

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots becoming light late this evening then increasing to southeast 5 to 15 early Tuesday morning. Wind increasing to northwest 15 to 25 Tuesday evening.

Showers or flurries beginning late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 18 February 2019
Wednesday Wind northwest 20 knots.
Thursday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light.
Friday Wind light increasing to northwest 15 to 25 knots.

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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.


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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PST 18 February 2019 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 p.m. PST today intensifying trough located on a line
north-south over Haida Gwaii.
By 10:30 a.m. PST Tuesday trough located on a line
northwest-southeast over the Mainland Coast.

At 10:30 a.m. PST today ridge located over BC interior.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Tuesday weakening ridge located over BC interior.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:28 AM PST 18 February 2019 An approaching trough of low pressure will intensify over the North
Coast tonight and stretch across the mainland coast by Tuesday
morning. In the wake of the trough, northwesterly gales will develop
over Bowie tonight then spread to northern and central waters Tuesday
morning and the west coast of Vancouver Island in the afternoon.

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