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Johnstone Strait

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 19 October 2019

Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots diminishing to southeast 5 to 15 this evening then increasing to southeast 15 to 25 late overnight. Wind increasing to southeast 25 to 35 early Sunday morning then diminishing to southeast 15 to 25 near noon Sunday. Wind diminishing to southeast 10 to 15 Sunday afternoon.

Showers changing to rain overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 19 October 2019
Monday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 25 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light.
Wednesday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots.

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Ice Conditions

There is no ice forecast issued for this area.

Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

Johnstone Strait

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 19 October 2019

'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 19 October 2019 Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today frontal system located west of the offshore
waters.
By 10:30 a.m. PDT Sunday frontal system located from the North
Coast to Vancouver Island.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Sunday low located over northern Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Sunday low located over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:54 PM PDT 19 October 2019 A frontal system will cross the offshore waters this evening
And eventually lie stretched from Hecate Strait to Queen Charlotte
Sound to Southern Explorer by Sunday morning. The front will progress
into the inner South Coast by midday Sunday. Gale force southeast
winds will accompany the front then switch to gale force westerlies
in its wake.

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