Wind storm to hit Vancouver Island

Wind storm to hit Vancouver Island

Special weather statement from Environment Canada

Gusty southeasterly winds are expected Friday for the South Coast.

A strong low pressure system will pass to the west of Vancouver Island during the day Friday bringing strong winds to much of the South Coast.

Wind gusts have the potential to exceed 80 km/h at times.

Winds are forecast to rise over West Vancouver Island, Victoria and the Southern Gulf Islands late Friday morning then spread to the remainder of the inner South Coast through the afternoon.

Winds are likely to remain quite strong through Friday evening.

Richard KonwickRichard Konwick

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