Strong winds that may cause damage are expected or occurring.
A Pacific frontal system will approach the South Coast on Tuesday. Ahead of the front, southeasterly winds of 60 to 80 km/h will develop early Tuesday morning over Sunshine Coast, the north and central sections of East Vancouver Island, Southern Gulf Islands, Greater Victoria near Haro Strait and the southern part of Metro Vancouver. The southeasterly winds are expected to ease Tuesday afternoon as the front moves inland.
In the wake of the front, strong westerly winds up to 70 km/h are expected to develop over Greater Victoria near Juan de Fuca Strait Tuesday evening. The westerly winds will ease Wednesday morning.
Loose objects may be tossed by the wind and cause injury or damage.
Wind warnings are issued when there is a significant risk of damaging 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.