VANCOUVER, B.C.: Nov. 17, 2020 – A wind warning is in effect for Metro Vancouver with Environment Canada predicting gusts of up to 90 km/h along south coast.
B.C. Ferries has cancelled multiple morning sailings between the Lower Mainland and Vancouver Island due to high winds.
The 6:15 a.m and 8:25 a.m. sailings between Departure Bay and Horseshoe Bay have been cancelled, along with four sailings (5:15 a.m., 7:45 a.m., 10:15 a.m., and 12:45 p.m.) between Duke Point and Tsawwassen, and two sailings (7 a.m. and 9 a.m.) between Tsawwassen and Swartz Bay.
Ferry travellers are advised to check the B.C. Ferries website for current conditions.
Winds are expected to ease later this morning as a cold front moves on but it will still remain somewhat gusty this afternoon.
And what’s a little wind without some rain, Environment Canada says we can expect a downpour for most of the day with an accumulation of up to 10 millimetres of rain before it’s all said and done.
Weather: Vancouver, B.C.
Today: Cloudy. Showers beginning this morning and ending this afternoon then 40 percent chance of showers later this afternoon. Amount 5 to 10 mm. Wind southeast 30 to 50 km/h becoming south 70 gusting to 90 then southwest 30 gusting to 50 near noon. High 14.
Tonight: Showers ending near midnight then cloudy with 40 percent chance of showers. Amount 10 mm. Becoming windy after midnight. Low 8.
Tomorrow: Cloudy. 40 percent chance of showers early in the morning. Periods of rain beginning in the morning. Amount 10 to 15 mm. Temperature steady near 9.
Source: Environment Canada
Air Quality: Vancouver
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