Issued 04:00 PM PDT 17 July 2018
Tonight and Wednesday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots becoming northwest 25 near midnight. Wind northwest 25 Wednesday.
Chance of showers late this afternoon and this evening with a risk of thunderstorms.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Johnstone StraitIssued 4:00 PM PDT 17 July 2018
'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 PDT 17 July 2018 Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over northern Explorer.
By 11:00 p.m. PDT tonight weakening ridge located over northern
At 4:00 p.m. PDT today trough located over Bowie.
By 2:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday weakening trough located over Queen
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:46 PM PDT 17 July 2018 A centre of high pressure will remain nearly stationary
West of the offshore waters. Moderate to strong northwesterlies will
continue to prevail east of the centre of high pressure with
Local gales expected off the northwestern coast of Vancouver Island
and through Johnstone Strait.
A strong push of marine air is expected through Juan de Fuca east
entrance late afternoon Wednesday producing strong to gale force
easterly winds at that time.
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