Johnstone Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 22 January 2018

Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 5 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 15 to 25 this evening and to southeast 35 to 45 late overnight. Wind diminishing to southeast 20 to 30 Tuesday evening.

Rain.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 22 January 2018
Wednesday Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots diminishing to southeast 10 to 20 in the morning.
Thursday Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots diminishing to southeast 5 to 15.
Friday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 15 to 25 late in the day.

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

Johnstone Strait

Issued 4:00 PM PST 22 January 2018

'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 PST 22 January 2018 Tonight and Tuesday At 10:00 p.m. PST tonight low 992 mb located 100 miles southwest
of Explorer.
By 2:00 p.m. PST Tuesday low 984 mb located over southeastern Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:43 PM PST 22 January 2018 A developing low pressure system will reach Explorer late tonight
And will move into Southeastern Bowie early Tuesday afternoon. The
system will bring gale to storm force southeast winds over most
waters by Tuesday morning.

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