Johnstone Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 20 January 2018

Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 30 to 40 knots diminishing to southeast 15 to 25 late overnight. Wind southeast 15 to 25 Sunday.

Showers. Risk of thunderstorms Sunday afternoon and evening.

Temperatures near plus 2.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 20 January 2018
Monday Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots increasing to southeast 35 to 45.
Wednesday Wind southeast 35 to 45 knots diminishing to southeast 15 to 25.

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

Johnstone Strait

Issued 9:30 PM PST 20 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 9:30 PM PST 20 January 2018 Tonight and Sunday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over northern Vancouver Island.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Sunday frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over southern Vancouver Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:25 PM PST 20 January 2018 A frontal system over Northern Vancouver Island will move southward
to Southern Vancouver Island by Sunday morning then move out of BC
waters Sunday near noon as it continues tracking southward.

Gale to marginal storm force southeasterly winds will continue over
southern waters tonight and early Sunday morning ahead of the front.
Marginal gale force westerlies will prevail over most northern and
central waters Sunday and Monday in the wake of the front.

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