A ridge of high pressure will continue to build over the province bringing dry conditions into Saturday evening.

By late Sunday, a strong surface low will move in across the coast.

This system is expected to generate heavy rains and strong winds across the Island. A special weather statement was issued by Environment Canada.

READ MORE: Special weather statement issued for Vancouver Island and Southern Gulf Islands

This weather event is expected to last until at least Tuesday of this week.

Ceilidh Millar