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Johnstone Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 04 February 2023

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southeast 15 to 25 this evening then becoming southeast 10 to 20 late overnight. Wind becoming northwest 15 to 25 Sunday morning then becoming southeast 10 to 20 Sunday evening.

Periods of rain ending Sunday morning. Rain Sunday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in rain.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 04 February 2023
Monday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 35 in the morning.
Tuesday Wind southerly 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest 15 to 25.
Wednesday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 20.

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

Johnstone Strait

Issued 10:30 AM PST 04 February 2023

'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 10:30 AM PST 4 February 2023 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:30 a.m. PST today frontal system located from Cape St. James
to Explorer.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Sunday frontal system located over Vancouver
Island.

At 4:00 a.m. PST Sunday ridge located over Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Sunday ridge located from the Central Coast
to Explorer.

At 4:00 p.m. PST Sunday approaching frontal system located west
of Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:17 AM PST 4 February 2023 A frontal system located from cape St. James to Explorer continues to
track eastward today and tonight. Ahead of this system, gale to storm
force southerly winds have developed across much of the outer waters
from Dixon east to Explorer.

Northwesterly gales will spread from west to east in the wake of the
system.

Another frontal system will approach Bowie Sunday afternoon. South to
southwesterly gales will develop over the northern waters ahead of
the system.

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