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Johnstone Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 02 December 2022

Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots except northeast 35 to 45 near the mainland inlets. Wind becoming variable 5 to 15 after midnight except northeast 35 near the mainland inlets. Wind variable 5 to 15 except northeast 35 near the mainland inlets Saturday.

Periods of snow this evening. Visibility as low as 1 mile in snow.

Temperatures plus 2 falling to minus 4 Saturday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 02 December 2022
Sunday Wind northeasterly outflow 30 to 40 knots.
Monday Wind northeasterly outflow 30 to 40 knots diminishing to northeasterly outflow 15 to 25.
Tuesday Wind light becoming northwest 15 knots late in the day.

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Johnstone Strait

Issued 9:30 PM PST 02 December 2022

'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 2 December 2022 Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight quasi-stationary ridge located over
BC interior.

At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight departing low located south of Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:24 PM PST 2 December 2022 A Pacific low south of Explorer will continue to move southward and
away from the region tonight. Over southern offshore waters, gale
force easterly winds will gradually ease during the day Saturday.

An Arctic ridge of high pressure will remain over the BC Interior
creating gale force northeasterly outflow winds through the mainland
inlets except up to storm force over the Central Coast tonight.

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