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Johnstone Strait

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 13 June 2024

Today Tonight and Friday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots increasing to northwest 20 to 30 this afternoon then diminishing to light after midnight. Wind increasing to southeast 10 to 20 Friday morning then becoming northwest 10 to 20 Friday evening.

Scattered showers overnight and Friday. Fog patches dissipating this morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 13 June 2024
Saturday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots increasing to northwest 15 to 20 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Johnstone Strait

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 13 June 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 4:00 AM PDT 13 June 2024 Today Tonight and Friday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today ridge located from the Central Coast to
Explorer.
By 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight weakening ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Victoria.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today low located west of Bowie.
By 10:30 a.m. PDT Friday weakening low located off Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:32 AM PDT 13 June 2024 A ridge of high pressure will drift southeastward across Vancouver
Island this afternoon.

Ahead of the ridge, gale force westerly winds will develop through
Juan de Fuca Strait early this evening and then ease overnight.

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