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Strong winds expected in Greater Victoria Friday evening

Winds are expected to ease Saturday morning
Waves hit the shore of Victoria during a wind warning. (Black Press Media file photo)

Get ready for another burst of cold weather, Victoria.

Environment Canada issued a wind warning for the region just after 4 p.m. on Friday.

According to the national weather service, an approaching Pacific storm system will bring “intense” winds to Victoria and the Southern Gulf Islands Friday night and Saturday morning.

The southeast winds will increase to speeds of 60 to 80 km/h Friday evening and should diminish later on Saturday morning.

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