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Johnstone Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 22 June 2021

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest 10 to 20 early this morning then increasing to northwest 25 to 35 late this afternoon. Wind diminishing to northwest 10 to 20 Wednesday morning then becoming northwest 15 to 25 Wednesday afternoon.

Fog patches dissipating this morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 22 June 2021
Thursday Wind northwest 15 knots increasing to northwest 20 late in the day.
Friday Wind northwest 15 knots increasing to northwest 20 late in the day.
Saturday Wind northwest 20 knots diminishing to light.

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Johnstone Strait

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 22 June 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 AM PDT 22 June 2021 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over the offshore waters.

At 10:00 p.m. PDT Wednesday approaching frontal system located
off Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:53 AM PDT 22 June 2021 A quasi-stationary ridge of high pressure over the offshore waters
will give strong to gale force northwest winds over the west coast of
Vancouver Island and through Johnstone Strait today and
Wednesday.

Strong westerly winds are expected through Juan de Fuca Strait
Today and Wednesday.

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