Thick fog blankets Vancouver Island Monday morning, advisory for west region

Thick fog blankets Vancouver Island Monday morning, advisory for west region
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Fog patches Monday morning in Victoria, as much of Vancouver Island woke up to thick fog. Environment Canada issues an advisory for west Vancouver Island.

Fog patches Monday morning in Victoria. Environment Canada issued a fog advisory for west Vancouver Island.

Much of Vancouver Island woke up to thick patches of fog Monday morning, but it had cleared by the afternoon in some areas.

WATCH: Thick fog at Esquimalt Lagoon Monday afternoon. Credit: Debbi Feguson.

Environment Canada issued a fog advisory for west Vancouver Island Sunday night, which remains in place.

The weather agency says extensive fog is providing near zero visibility for much of the west region of the Island, but should improve as it retreats to the coast.

Picture from Cox Bay Surf Cam in Tofino at 10 a.m. Monday morning, with thick fog over the water.

Picture from Cox Bay Surf Cam in Tofino at 10 a.m. Monday morning, with thick fog over the water.

Environment Canada and police have advised drivers to turn on your lights when on the road if visibility becomes difficult because of fog and to maintain a safe following distance.

 

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