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Johnstone Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 17 September 2019

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots diminishing to southeast 10 to 15 near noon and to light early this evening. Wind becoming northwest 10 to 15 Wednesday afternoon.

Showers ending late overnight. Risk of thunderstorms late this afternoon and this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 17 September 2019
Thursday Wind light becoming northwest 15 knots in the afternoon.
Friday Wind light becoming northwest 15 knots late in the day.
Saturday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots diminishing to southeast 5 to 15.

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Ice Conditions

There is no ice forecast issued for this area.

Warnings

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Strong wind warning in effect

Johnstone Strait

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 17 September 2019

'Strong' winds of 20 to 33 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 10:30 AM PDT 17 September 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today frontal system located on a line north-south
over southern Vancouver Island.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today departing frontal system located over the
Lower Mainland.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT today low located over northwestern Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today departing low located over southeastern
Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:20 AM PDT 17 September 2019 A frontal system over Southern Vancouver Island will move
southeastward to the Lower Mainland this afternoon. Southeast
Gales over the inner south coastal waters will ease early
This afternoon.

The associated low centre over Northwestern Explorer will move
southeastward to Southeastern Explorer this afternoon. Gales
Around the low over northern and central offshore waters will
Weaken this afternoon.

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