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Johnstone Strait

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 22 July 2024

Tonight and Tuesday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots diminishing to northwest 10 to 15 near midnight then becoming southeast 5 to 15 early Tuesday morning. Wind becoming northwest 10 to 20 Tuesday evening.

Scattered showers Tuesday afternoon and evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 22 July 2024
Wednesday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots increasing to northwest 25 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots increasing to northwest 25 late in the day.
Friday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots increasing to northwest 25 late in the day.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Johnstone Strait

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 22 July 2024

'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 PM PDT 22 July 2024 Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today ridge located from Explorer to the Central
Coast.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday ridge located on a line north-south over
Port Hardy.

At 2:00 p.m. PDT Tuesday low located over Queen Charlotte Sound.
By 8:00 p.m. PDT Tuesday low located near McInnes Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:50 PM PDT 22 July 2024 A ridge of high pressure over the offshore waters will generate gale
force westerly winds through Juan de Fuca Strait late this afternoon
and evening.

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