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Johnstone Strait

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 12 July 2024

Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 30 to 40 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 25 Saturday morning then increasing to northwest 25 to 35 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 12 July 2024
Sunday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots increasing to northwest 20 to 30 late in the day.
Monday Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots diminishing to northwest 5 to 15.
Tuesday Wind light becoming northwest 5 to 15 knots.

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Gale warning in effect

Johnstone Strait

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 12 July 2024

'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 PM PDT 12 July 2024 Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located from Explorer
to the North Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:55 PM PDT 12 July 2024 A ridge of high pressure offshore will continue to generate strong to
gale force northwesterly winds throughout the southern waters tonight
and Saturday.

Northwest gales through Johnstone Strait will weaken tonight and
redevelop Saturday afternoon.

An extended period of northwesterly gale force winds will continue
over west coast Vancouver Island and persist through Saturday.

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