602  
WWCN11 CWVR 231522  
WIND WARNING  
FOR COASTAL BRITISH COLUMBIA  
ISSUED BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA  
AT 8:22 A.M. PDT TUESDAY 23 MAY 2017.  
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WIND WARNING FOR:  
=NEW= SUNSHINE COAST - SALTERY BAY TO POWELL RIVER  
=NEW= EAST VANCOUVER ISLAND - COURTENAY TO CAMPBELL RIVER.  
 
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==DISCUSSION==  
 
STRONG WINDS THAT MAY CAUSE DAMAGE ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING.  
 
A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE SOUTH COAST LATE THIS  
AFTERNOON AND EARLY THIS EVENING BRINGING STRONG WINDS AND COOLER  
TEMPERATURES IN ITS WAKE.  
 
NORTHWESTERLY WINDS OF 70 GUSTING TO 90 KM/H ARE EXPECTED FOR A  
BRIEF PERIOD OVER EXPOSED AREAS OF THE NORTHERN STRAIT OF GEORGIA  
LATE THIS AFTERNOON. WINDS WILL DIMINISH SLIGHTLY BUT REMAIN STRONG  
THROUGH THE EVENING.  
 
PLEASE CONTINUE TO MONITOR ALERTS AND FORECASTS ISSUED BY  
ENVIRONMENT CANADA. TO REPORT SEVERE WEATHER, SEND AN EMAIL TO  
EC.TEMPETEPACIFIQUE-PACIFICSTORM.EC(AT)CANADA.CA OR TWEET REPORTS  
USING (HASH)BCSTORM.  
 
HTTP://WEATHER.GC.CA  
 
END/PSPC  
 
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