Johnstone Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 20 January 2019

Today Tonight and Monday.

Wind southeast 5 to 15 knots increasing to northwest 15 to 25 this afternoon then diminishing to northwest 10 to 15 near midnight. Wind diminishing to light Monday afternoon then increasing to southeast 15 to 25 Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 20 January 2019
Tuesday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots becoming southeast 20 to 30 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light.
Thursday Wind light becoming northwest 15 knots late in the day.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PST 20 January 2019 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:30 a.m. PST today low 1002 mb located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today low 1005 mb located northwest of Bowie.

At 4:00 a.m. PST Monday deepening low 993 mb located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Monday low 986 mb located northwest of Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:17 AM PST 20 January 2019 An area of low pressure will pass to the northwest of Bowie today,
and moderate to strong southwesterly winds will prevail over northern
waters.

A deepening area of low pressure will approach Bowie early Monday
morning and lie to the northwest by Monday afternoon. Gale force
southerly winds will spread to the majority of coastal waters Monday
morning and intensify to gale to storm force winds that afternoon and
evening.

Far southern waters will be protected by a ridge of high pressure on
Monday, but should see an increase in southeasterly winds Monday
night as that ridge weakens.

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