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Johnstone Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 20 April 2024

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 5 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 15 to 25 early this morning and to southeast 25 to 35 early this evening. Wind diminishing to southeast 10 to 20 overnight and to light Sunday morning.

Showers tonight and Sunday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 20 April 2024
Monday Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots becoming light.
Wednesday Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots.

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Gale warning in effect

Johnstone Strait

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 20 April 2024

'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 20 April 2024 Today Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today weakening ridge located over BC interior.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today low located southwest of Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today low located near Queen Charlotte Sound.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:54 AM PDT 20 April 2024 A ridge of high pressure over the BC Interior will continue to drive
strong coastal outflow winds this morning.

An area of low pressure approaching southwest of Explorer will move
northeastwards to lie near Haida Gwaii this evening, weakening
overnight. Strong to gale force winds are expected westwards of
Vancouver Island this morning. These winds will spread into central
waters later today.

Gale force westerly winds are forecast to follow this area of low
pressure. Early this evening strong to gale force westerly inflow
winds are likely through Juan de Fuca Strait and southern reaches of
the Strait of Georgia can expect to see southwesterly gale force
gusts.

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