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Johnstone Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 22 July 2019

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to northwest 10 to 20 knots this afternoon then becoming northwest 15 to 25 Tuesday afternoon.

Showers beginning Tuesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 22 July 2019
Wednesday Wind west 5 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 15 to 25 in the morning.
Thursday Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots.
Friday Wind west 5 to 15 knots.

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Ice Conditions

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Johnstone Strait

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 22 July 2019

'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 22 July 2019 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today weakening ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Tofino.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today low 1014 mb located over southern Explorer.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday low 1014 mb located off Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:59 AM PDT 22 July 2019 A ridge of high pressure offshore will remain over Explorer today.
Strong to gale force westerlies will develop late this afternoon
Over eastern sections of Juan de Fuca Strait then ease this evening.

An area of low pressure will approach Haida Gwaii on Tuesday. Ahead
of the low, strong to gale force southerlies will develop over
Northern Hecate Strait and Dixon Entrance East Tuesday afternoon.

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