A wind warning issued by Environment Canada calls for wind gusts of up to 90 km/h Monday. (Black Press file photo)

UPDATED: Wind warning ended for Greater Victoria

Strong winds are expected to return Tuesday

UPDATE: A wind warning issued by Environment Canada for Greater Victoria has ended.

A cold air-mass moving through the Fraser Valley Monday morning generated strong outflow winds with gusts of 90 kilometres per hour.

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The wind extended from the Chilliwack and Abbotsford area, through southern Langley and across the Strait of Georgia to affect the southernmost Gulf Islands and Greater Victoria.

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According to Environment Canada, the winds are expected to return Tuesday morning.


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