Johnstone Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 20 October 2018

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots diminishing to northwest 10 to 15 near midnight and to light Sunday morning.

Showers this morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 20 October 2018
Monday Wind southeast 10 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 15 to 20 in the afternoon and to southeast 20 to 30 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots diminishing to southeast 5 to 15.
Wednesday Wind southeast 5 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 20 to 30.

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Warnings

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Strong wind warning in effect

Johnstone Strait

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 20 October 2018

'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 4:00 AM PDT 20 October 2018 Today Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Queen Charlotte Sound.
By 11:00 p.m. PDT Sunday weakening ridge located on a line
north-south over northern Vancouver Island.

At 11:00 p.m. PDT tonight building ridge located over BC interior.
By 11:00 a.m. PDT Sunday weakening ridge located over BC interior.

At 5:00 p.m. PDT Sunday approaching cold front located on a line
north-south over western Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:59 AM PDT 20 October 2018 A ridge of high pressure will lie in a northeast to southwest line
over Queen Charlotte Sound today. The ridge will start to shift
eastward over Vancouver Island Sunday evening as the next frontal
system reaches Bowie.

Strong to gale force southerlies are forecast over the northern
offshore waters today and Sunday in advance of the approaching
Front. Elsewhere winds will be mostly light to moderate with local
strong northerlies forecast near Northern Vancouver Island.

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