Issued 04:00 PM PST 19 January 2022
Tonight and Thursday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots becoming southeast 25 to 35 early this evening then diminishing to variable 5 to 15 early Thursday morning. Wind becoming northwest 10 to 20 early Thursday afternoon.
Rain changing to scattered showers Thursday morning.
Strong wind warning program has ended for the season.
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Warnings (In effect)
Johnstone StraitIssued 4:00 PM PST 19 January 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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 4:00 PM PST 19 January 2022 Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 p.m. PST today frontal system located over Haida Gwaii.
By 10:00 p.m. PST tonight frontal system located over the Central
At 4:00 p.m. PST today trough located on a line north-south
By 4:00 a.m. PST Thursday trough located on a line north-south
over the Central Coast.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:39 PM PST 19 January 2022 A frontal system over Haida Gwaii will move across the north and
central coasts this evening. Gale to storm force southeasterlies will
continue over the northern and central waters ahead of the system.
A trough rapidly following this frontal system will maintain
southeast gale force winds from Hecate Strait to queen
Charlotte strait. Winds will veer to gale force westerly tonight in
the wake of the trough then ease Thursday morning.
Another front will spread southerly gales to Bowie Thursday evening.
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