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Johnstone Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 26 September 2022

Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind light becoming northwest 5 to 15 knots early this evening then becoming light late this evening. Wind becoming southeast 5 to 15 late overnight then becoming light late Tuesday morning. Wind increasing to southeast 10 to 20 Tuesday evening.

Fog patches forming late this evening and dissipating near noon Tuesday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 26 September 2022
Wednesday Wind southeast 5 to 15 knots becoming light late in the day.
Thursday Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots.
Friday Wind light becoming northwest 5 to 15 knots late in the day.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Johnstone Strait

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 26 September 2022

'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 9:30 PM PDT 26 September 2022 Tonight and Tuesday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight ridge located over the South Coast.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Tuesday ridge located over BC interior.

At noon PDT Tuesday approaching low located west of Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:51 PM PDT 26 September 2022 A stationary front over Northern Bowie continues to weaken. Strong to
gale force southerly winds near the front will persist into the
evening hours before falling to moderate to strong.

Generally light winds are expected for southern waters today.

On Tuesday, a low pressure system will approach Explorer. Strong
southeasterlies are forecast develop over the offshore waters
Tuesday morning and reach Western Vancouver Island Tuesday afternoon.

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