Alerts for: Southern Gulf Islands


3:27 PM PST Saturday 20 January 2018
Wind warning in effect for:

  • Southern Gulf Islands

Strong winds that may cause damage are expected or occurring.

A Pacific weather system over Vancouver Island will track across the South Coast tonight. Ahead of the front, southeast winds up to 80 km/h will develop early this evening over the Sunshine Coast and East Vancouver Island, then spread to Metro Vancouver, the Gulf Islands and Victoria overnight.

Southerly winds up to 100 km/h will develop over western Vancouver Island overnight.

The winds will ease Sunday morning as the system moves inland.

Loose objects may be tossed by the wind and cause injury or damage. Be prepared to adjust your driving with changing road conditions due to high winds.

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 or tweet reports using #BCStorm.


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