Environment Canada has issued a weather warning calling for strong wind gusts in the Lower Mainland as an arctic ridge of high pressure making its way across the region.
The wind is expected to intensify Tuesday evening, first near the southern Gulf Islands, Howe Sound and Greater Victoria.
By Wednesday morning, strong northerly outflow winds of 70 kilometres per hour, with gusts up to 90 kilometres per hour, will develop in the Fraser Valley and parts of Metro Vancouver.
According to forecasters, the storm will ease by Wednesday night.
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