A wind warning has been issued for Greater Victoria and West Vancouver Island.
Strong winds that may cause damage are expected to occur overnight.
A Pacific frontal system will reach Vancouver Island tonight and cross the Lower Mainland on Friday. Ahead of the front southeast winds of 60 to 80 km/h will develop early Friday morning over Southern Golf Islands, the north and central sections of East Vancouver Island, Sunshine Coast – Saltery Bay to Powell River, as well as Victoria near Haro Strait. The winds are expected to ease midday Friday as the front moves away from the region.
West Vancouver Island
A Pacific frontal system will reach Vancouver Island tonight and cross the Lower Mainland on Friday. Ahead of the front strong southerly winds of 70 to 90 km/h will develop over the exposed coastal sections of West Vancouver Island overnight tonight. The winds are expected to ease Friday morning as the front moves inland.
Loose objects may be tossed by the wind and cause injury or damage. Be prepared to adjust your driving with changing road conditions due to high winds.
Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to BCstorm@canada.ca or tweet reports using #BCStorm.