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Alerts for: Metro Vancouver


3:58 PM PST Thursday 25 February 2021
Wind warning in effect for:

  • Metro Vancouver - central including the City of Vancouver Burnaby and New Westminster
  • Metro Vancouver - North Shore including West Vancouver and North Vancouver
  • Metro Vancouver - southwest including Richmond and Delta

Strong northwest winds 70 km/h gusting to 90 Friday.

A ridge of high pressure will build off Vancouver Island on Friday and produce very strong winds over southern Strait of Georgia. Over Southern Gulf Islands and areas of Metro Vancouver near the Strait of Georgia, winds will increase to northwest 70 km/h gusting to 90 early Friday morning. Winds will abate somewhat late Friday morning but will remain strong through early Saturday morning.

Gusty winds can damage soft shelters, tents and awnings at outdoor events. High winds may toss loose objects or cause tree branches to break.

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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