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Johnstone Strait

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 22 September 2020

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 5 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 15 to 20 early this morning and to southeast 20 to 30 early this afternoon. Wind becoming southeast 25 to 35 early this evening then increasing to southeast 45 after midnight. Wind diminishing to southeast 25 to 35 Wednesday morning then becoming southeast 25 Wednesday afternoon.

Showers changing to rain this evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in rain.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 22 September 2020
Thursday Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots.
Friday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35.
Saturday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northwest 10.

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Johnstone Strait

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 22 September 2020

'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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PDT 22 September 2020 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today frontal system located over Bowie.
By 11:30 p.m. PDT tonight intensifying frontal system located on
a line northwest-southeast over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:47 AM PDT 22 September 2020 A Pacific frontal system over Bowie will slowly move to Haida
Gwaii tonight. Ahead of the system, winds will rise to gale force
southeasterly over the northern waters this morning and the central
waters Tuesday afternoon.

As the system approaches Haida Gwaii and intensifies, winds will rise
to storm force southeasterlies over most northern and central waters
late today. Winds will ease to moderate to strong southerly over
Bowie this evening in the wake of the system.

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