Alerts for: East Vancouver Island

Warnings

3:36 PM PDT Tuesday 23 May 2017
Wind warning in effect for:

  • East Vancouver Island - Courtenay to Campbell River

Strong winds that may cause damage are expected or occurring.

A strong cold front will move through the South Coast early this evening bringing strong winds and cooler temperatures.

Northwesterly winds of 70 gusting to 90 km/h are expected for a brief period over exposed areas of the northern Strait of Georgia early this evening. Winds will diminish slightly but remain strong until near midnight.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to ec.tempetepacifique-pacificstorm.ec@canada.ca or tweet reports using #BCStorm.

 

Statements

3:30 PM PDT Tuesday 23 May 2017
Special weather statement in effect for:

  • East Vancouver Island - Duncan to Nanaimo
  • East Vancouver Island - Nanoose Bay to Fanny Bay

Strong gusty winds over the South Coast tonight.

A strong cold front will move across the South Coast early this evening bringing strong winds. Westerly winds gusting to 70 km/h can be expected over exposed coastal sections behind the front. These winds will ease overnight as the front moves into the Interior. Temperatures will also drop in the wake of the cold front.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to ec.tempetepacifique-pacificstorm.ec@canada.ca or tweet reports using #BCStorm.

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