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Johnstone Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 17 June 2019

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots becoming light near noon then increasing to northwest 15 to 25 early this evening. Wind increasing to northwest 25 to 35 near noon Tuesday.

Showers beginning early this evening and ending Tuesday morning. Fog patches dissipating early this afternoon. Fog patches forming late overnight and dissipating Tuesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 17 June 2019
Wednesday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots increasing to northwest 20 to 30 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots.

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Ice Conditions

There is no ice forecast issued for this area.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Johnstone Strait

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 17 June 2019

'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 4:00 AM PDT 17 June 2019 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Vancouver Island.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today trough located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today departing trough located east of Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 4:11 AM PDT 17 June 2019 A quasi-stationary ridge over North Vancouver Island will produce
gale force westerly inflow through Central and Eastern Juan de Fuca
strait this evening and Tuesday evening. Fog banks and drizzle will
linger in many marine areas through today and Tuesday.

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