Johnstone Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 20 January 2018

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 30 to 40 late this morning then diminishing to southeast 15 to 25 late overnight. Wind southeast 15 to 25 Sunday.

Showers. Risk of thunderstorms Sunday afternoon and evening.

Temperatures near plus 2.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 20 January 2018
Monday Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots increasing to southeast 35 to 45.
Wednesday Wind southeast 35 to 45 knots diminishing to southeast 15 to 25.

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

Johnstone Strait

Issued 04:00 AM PST 20 January 2018

'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 20 January 2018 Today Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 a.m. PST today intensifying frontal system located over
the offshore waters.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today frontal system located from Sandspit to
Cape Scott then to Tofino.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:53 AM PST 20 January 2018 A frontal system over the offshore waters this morning will move
southeastward to the coastal waters this afternoon then to southern
waters tonight. The system will move out of BC waters Sunday
Morning as it continues tracking southward.

Gale to marginal storm force southeasterly winds over the offshore
waters will spread to northern and central coastal waters this
afternoon then to southern waters tonight. Winds will ease Sunday
morning as the system moves out of the region. Marginal gale force
westerly or northwesterly winds will develop over the offshore
Waters on Sunday in the wake of the front.

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