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Johnstone Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 19 January 2020

Today Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 35 to 45 knots diminishing to southeast 25 to 35 early this morning and to southeast 15 to 25 late overnight. Wind increasing to southeast 25 to 35 Monday afternoon.

Rain changing to showers near noon Monday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 19 January 2020
Tuesday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southeast 15 to 25 in the morning.
Wednesday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots increasing to southeast 35 to 45.
Thursday Wind southeast 35 to 45 knots diminishing to southeast 15 to 25.

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Johnstone Strait

Issued 04:00 AM PST 19 January 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 PST 19 January 2020 Today Tonight and Monday At 4:00 a.m. PST today frontal system located from the Central
Coast to Explorer.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Monday weakening frontal system located on a line
north-south over Vancouver Island.

At 4:00 a.m. PST Monday frontal system located west of the offshore
waters.
By 10:00 p.m. PST Monday frontal system located over the offshore
waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:47 AM PST 19 January 2020 A frontal system will remain on a line from the Central Coast to
Explorer today and tonight. The system will weaken on Monday morning
as it moves southward across the Vancouver Island. Ahead of the
front, gale force southeasterly winds will continue today and tonight
over most southern and central waters.

Another frontal system will approach the offshore waters Monday
afternoon. The system will move eastward across the offshore waters
Monday night. Ahead of the front, gale force southeasterly winds will
develop over the offshore waters Monday afternoon then spread to most
coastal waters Monday night.

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