Johnstone Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 21 September 2018

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots diminishing to southeast 5 to 15 this evening then becoming light overnight. Wind becoming northwest 5 to 15 Saturday afternoon.

Rain changing to chance of showers tonight and Saturday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 21 September 2018
Sunday Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots.

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Warnings

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Strong wind warning in effect

Johnstone Strait

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 21 September 2018

'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 9:30 PM PDT 20 September 2018 Tonight and Friday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight deepening low 1008 mb located over
northern Explorer.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Friday weakening low 1006 mb located over
southwestern Queen Charlotte Sound.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT Friday low 1005 mb located over southeastern
Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:35 AM PDT 21 September 2018 An approaching low pressure centre will track across Southern
Explorer tonight and weaken over Vancouver Island Saturday morning.
Ahead of the low, northeast gales over Western Queen Charlotte Sound
will spread to Northern Explorer early this morning and shift to
strong to gale force northwesterly in its wake.

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