Johnstone Strait


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 16 November 2018

Tonight and Saturday.

Wind variable 5 to 15 knots except northeasterly outflow 15 to 25 near the mainland inlets. Wind diminishing to light near noon Saturday except northeasterly outflow 15 near the mainland inlets Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 16 November 2018
Sunday Wind northeasterly outflow 15 knots veering to southeast 5 to 15 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind southeast 15 knots increasing to southeast 25.
Tuesday Wind southeast 30 knots.

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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PST 16 November 2018 Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight ridge located over BC interior.
By 10:00 a.m. PST Saturday ridge located over southern BC interior.

At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight quasi-stationary frontal system located
west of Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:19 PM PST 16 November 2018 A ridge over the BC Interior is giving strong outflow winds to the
mainland inlets tonight. The outflow winds will diminish Saturday
morning as the ridge weakens.

Offshore, a stationary front will spread strong southerlies to most
of the North Coast.

The South Coast will remain under the ridge on Saturday with
Moderate outflow winds expected.

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