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Johnstone Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 17 April 2021

Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind light becoming northwest 10 to 15 knots early this evening then diminishing to light near midnight. Wind becoming southeast 10 to 15 late overnight except easterly outflow 25 to 35 near the mainland inlets. Wind southeast 10 to 15 except easterly outflow 25 to 35 near the mainland inlets Sunday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 17 April 2021
Monday Wind easterly outflow 25 to 35 knots diminishing to light in the morning then increasing to northwest 15 to 25 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind northwest 15 knots increasing to northwest 15 to 25 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots.

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Johnstone Strait

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 17 April 2021

'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 4:00 PM PDT 17 April 2021 Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Haida Gwaii.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located over BC
interior.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:48 PM PDT 17 April 2021 A ridge of high pressure over the BC Interior will strengthen and
produce near gale force northerly outflow winds through coastal
inlets tonight and continue through Sunday morning.

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