Issued 04:00 PM PST 16 November 2019
Tonight and Sunday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southeast 30 to 40 knots diminishing to southeast 15 to 25 early Sunday morning and to northwest 5 to 15 near noon Sunday.
Rain changing to showers Sunday morning and ending near noon Sunday. Visibility 1 mile or less in rain.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Johnstone StraitIssued 4:00 PM PST 16 November 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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 4:00 PM PST 16 November 2019 Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 p.m. PST today frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over Queen Charlotte Sound.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Sunday frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over Vancouver Island.
At 1:00 a.m. PST Sunday trough located over Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Sunday weakening trough located near Prince Rupert.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:55 PM PST 16 November 2019 A Pacific front will cross central and southern waters tonight then
dissipate near the Lower Mainland Sunday morning. A trough of low
pressure will pass the offshore waters tonight then the coastal
waters on Sunday.
Gale force southerly or southwesterly winds will persist over most
areas tonight and Sunday morning. Winds will ease Sunday afternoon
as a ridge of high pressure builds behind the systems.
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- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
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