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Johnstone Strait

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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 27 May 2022

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots diminishing to southeast 10 to 20 early this evening and to light Saturday morning. Wind becoming northwest 15 Saturday evening.

Showers ending near noon Saturday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 27 May 2022
Sunday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind light becoming northwest 15 knots late in the day.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Johnstone Strait

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 27 May 2022

'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 10:30 AM PDT 27 May 2022 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today low located over western Queen Charlotte
Sound.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today weakening low located over Cape St. James.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Saturday building ridge located west of the
offshore waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:27 AM PDT 27 May 2022 A weakening low pressure centre over Western Queen Charlotte Sound
will move northward to lie near Cape St James this afternoon.
Southeast gales along West Coast Vancouver Island North, Eastern
Queen Charlotte Sound and along the Central Coast will continue this
afternoon.

The low will continue to weaken tonight and a ridge of high pressure
will build over the Pacific. This will bring strong northwesterlies
for most waters on Saturday.

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