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Johnstone Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 19 May 2024

Today Tonight and Monday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots increasing to northwest 25 to 30 this afternoon then diminishing to northwest 15 after midnight. Wind northwest 15 Monday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 19 May 2024
Tuesday Wind light increasing to northwest 20 to 30 knots in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots.
Thursday Wind light becoming northwest 15 knots late in the day.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Johnstone Strait

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 19 May 2024

'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 10:30 AM PDT 19 May 2024 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Haida Gwaii.
By 10:30 a.m. PDT Monday ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Port Hardy.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT today trough located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Monday trough located on a line north-south over
Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:27 AM PDT 19 May 2024 A ridge of high pressure over Haida Gwaii will reach the central
waters late today. Moderate to strong northwest winds are occurring
ahead of the ridge.

Strong northwesterly winds off the west coast of Vancouver Island
will rise to marginal gale force immediately to the northwest of
Estevan Point this evening.

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