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Johnstone Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 14 May 2021

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 25 knots increasing to northwest 25 to 35 late this afternoon then diminishing to northwest 15 to 25 overnight. Wind northwest 15 to 25 Saturday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 14 May 2021
Sunday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots.

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Ice Conditions

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Johnstone Strait

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 14 May 2021

'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 14 May 2021 Today Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Cape St. James.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located from the
Central Coast to Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:37 AM PDT 14 May 2021 A ridge of high pressure over Haida Gwaii will slowly move eastward
today and lie over the Central Coast by this afternoon. Ahead of the
ridge, gale force northwesterlies will persist over west coast
Vancouver Island and spread to Johnstone Strait this afternoon.
The gales will gradually ease to strong northwesterly overnight.

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