Issued 04:00 AM PDT 25 September 2021
Today Tonight and Sunday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light early this morning then increasing to southeast 10 to 20 late this afternoon. Wind becoming southeast 15 to 25 this evening then increasing to southeast 30 to 40 Sunday morning.
Showers this afternoon and this evening.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Johnstone StraitIssued 04:00 AM PDT 25 September 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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 9:30 PM PDT 24 September 2021 Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary frontal system located
from Hecate Strait to Queen Charlotte Sound then to Explorer.
At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over northern Vancouver Island.
By 11:00 a.m. PDT Saturday ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over central Vancouver Island.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 4:00 AM PDT 25 September 2021 A weak frontal system from Hecate straight to just north of Vancouver
Island to Southeastern Explorer will strengthen this afternoon. Gale
force southeasterly winds are expected along the Central Coast and
off the west coast of Northern Vancouver Island late this afternoon
and this evening.
A large low pressure system will approach the British Columbia waters
on Sunday morning. Winds will rise to gale force for almost the
entire region by the end of Sunday.
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