Johnstone Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 20 February 2018

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind light except northerly 10 to 20 knots near the mainland inlets today and tonight. Wind becoming northwest 15 to 25 Wednesday afternoon.

Chance of flurries Wednesday morning.

Temperatures near zero.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 20 February 2018
Thursday Wind north 5 to 15 knots.
Friday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest 15 to 25.
Saturday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots.

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Ice Conditions

There is no ice forecast issued for this area.

Warnings

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PST 20 February 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:30 a.m. PST today trough located over Queen Charlotte Sound
extending southward.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today trough located on a line north-south over
the Washington Coast.

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

At 4:00 a.m. PST Wednesday low 1026 mb located over Hecate Strait.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Wednesday low 1022 mb located near Tofino.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:25 AM PST 20 February 2018 A low pressure system will develop over Hecate Strait Wednesday
morning. The system will move southward to the west coast
Of Vancouver Island by Wednesday afternoon then to the Washington
coast Wednesday night. Along its track, gale force northerly
Winds will develop over parts of the central and southern waters
Wednesday and Wednesday night.

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