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Johnstone Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 19 October 2019

Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 5 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 15 to 25 late overnight and to southeast 25 to 35 early Sunday morning. Wind diminishing to southeast 15 to 25 early Sunday afternoon and to southeast 10 to 15 late Sunday afternoon.

Rain beginning overnight changing to showers near noon Sunday.

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

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

Johnstone Strait

Issued 9:30 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 9:30 PM PDT 19 October 2019 Tonight and Sunday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight frontal system located over western Bowie.
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 weakening low located over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:29 PM PDT 19 October 2019 A frontal system will cross the offshore waters late 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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