Wind warning in effect for Metro Vancouver with gusts up to 100 km/h

Dec 20 2018, 3:53 pm

Yet another wind warning is in effect for Metro Vancouver today.

Environment Canada is forecasting a “significant wind storm likely causing widespread damage,” with sustained southeast winds of 50 to 80 km/h blowing over much of the south coast this morning.

These winds are expected to increase to 70 to 90 km/h later this morning, with stronger gusts likely above 100 km/h by this afternoon.

The wind warning is in effect for the following areas:

  • City of Vancouver – including Burnaby and New Westminster
  • Metro Vancouver – northeast including Coquitlam and Maple Ridge
  • Metro Vancouver – southeast including Surrey and Langley
  • Metro Vancouver – southwest including Richmond and Delta
  • North Shore – including West Vancouver and North Vancouver

As of right now, all major ferry routes have been cancelled.

Stay safe out there, Vancouver.

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