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Johnstone Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 13 October 2019

Today Tonight and Monday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots diminishing to light near midnight then increasing to southeast 5 to 15 Monday morning. Wind increasing to southeast 20 to 30 Monday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 13 October 2019
Tuesday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35 in the morning.
Wednesday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southeast 15 to 25 late in the day.
Thursday Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots.

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Warnings

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Strong wind warning in effect

Johnstone Strait

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 13 October 2019

'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 10:30 AM PDT 13 October 2019 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today building ridge located on a line north-south
over Bowie.
By 11:00 p.m. PDT tonight ridge located on a line north-south
over Explorer.

By 11:00 p.m. PDT tonight approaching frontal system located
southwest of Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:22 AM PDT 13 October 2019 An strong front will approach the offshore waters this evening.
The front will move eastward across the north and central waters on
Monday. By late Monday afternoon the front will lie just west of
Haida Gwaii.

Gale to storm force southeasterlies will develop ahead of the front
over northern and central waters on Monday and reach northern
sections of west coast Vancouver Island Monday evening.

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