Wind warning in effect for Howe Sound

Environment Canada has issued a wind warning for Howe Sound. Strong winds that may cause damage are expected.

An arctic ridge of high pressure over the BC interior will intensify this evening. Strong northeasterly outflow winds up to 70 km/h gusting to 90 will develop this evening for the Southern Gulf Islands and overnight for Howe Sound and Greater Victoria.

The strong winds will ease Wednesday night.

Damage to buildings, such as to roof shingles and windows, may occur. Loose objects may be tossed by the wind and cause injury or damage.

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.

November 26, 2019

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