Issued 04:00 AM PDT 30 July 2021
Today Tonight and Saturday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots increasing to northwest 25 to 35 early this evening then diminishing to northwest 10 to 20 late overnight. Wind increasing to northwest 20 to 30 Saturday afternoon.
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Warnings (In effect)
Johnstone StraitIssued 04:00 AM PDT 30 July 2021
'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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 4:00 AM PDT 30 July 2021 Today Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
north-south over Cape Scott.
At 4:00 a.m. PDT today low located off Explorer.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Saturday low located off Bowie.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:45 AM PDT 30 July 2021 A ridge of high pressure west of Vancouver Island and strong day-time
heating over the BC Interior will drive strong to gale force inflow
winds through Juan de Fuca and strong to gale force northwesterly
winds through Johnstone Strait again this evening.
Winds are forecast to ease overnight.
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