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Johnstone Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 17 May 2024

Tonight and Saturday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest 10 to 20 near midnight then increasing to northwest 20 to 30 late Saturday afternoon.

Showers ending Saturday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 17 May 2024
Sunday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots increasing to northwest 15 to 25 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind light increasing to northwest 15 to 25 knots.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Johnstone Strait

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 17 May 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 9:30 PM PDT 17 May 2024 Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight dissipating ridge located on a line
north-south over central Explorer.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight trough located over southern Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Saturday weakening trough located over Explorer.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT Saturday building ridge located west of the
offshore waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:18 PM PDT 17 May 2024 Strong to gale force westerly gales will prevail through Juan de Fuca
strait tonight. These winds will ease below gales by early Saturday
morning.

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