Environment Canada warns of winds up to 70 km/h across south coast of B.C.

Environment Canada warns of winds up to 70 km/h across south coast of B.C.

Winds expected to ease through Saturday afternoon

Friday started with a wind warning for the south coast of British Columbia.

The alert, issued by Environment Canada around 5 a.m. warns of strong winds that may cause damage in Greater Victoria as a Pacific storm is expected Friday night and Saturday morning.

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Southeast winds are expected to gradually strengthen throughout Friday, particularly for areas near Haro Strait and the Strait of Georgia. Late in the evening winds should briefly reach 70 km/h before becoming southerly.

Winds are expected to shift early Saturday when areas near Juan de Fuca Strait could again experience winds up to 70 km/h. Winds are expected to slowly ease through Saturday afternoon.



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