A wind warning has been issued for Coastal British Columbia. The strong winds means large and powerful waves can be spotted at North Island beaches.
Environment Canada has issued the warning on Wednesday Jan. 17 which is expected to be active for the next eight hours. A Wind Warning is issued for 70 km/h or higher of sustained wind and/or gusts to 90 km/h or more.
They are also reminding people that strong winds that may cause damages as high winds may toss loose objects or cause tree branches to break .
Southeast winds of 80 to 100 km/h are expected due to an intense Pacific frontal system crossing Vancouver Island and Haida Gwaii.
Check out the video below of some massive waves at Storey’s Beach in Port Hardy:
Motorists are also encouraged to be prepared to adjust their driving habits to align with any changing road conditions and stormwatchers are advised to bo Coastsmart and stay above high tide.