WATCH: Stock up on sunscreen because the start of spring is packing lots of sunshine and heat across Vancouver Island! Ceilidh Millar has your long-range forecast.
By early next week, temperatures are forecast to approach record-breaking highs across Vancouver Island.
Afternoon highs are still on track to reach the mid-to-high teens for inland and southern communities as a ridge of high pressure strengthens into Tuesday.
Current weather models continue to show that this will be an unseasonably strong ridge over the province!