Spectators watch the waves at Ogden Point in Victoria during a wind storm. (Keili Bartlett/News staff)

Wind gusts 70 to 90 km/h expected across Greater Victoria

Environment Canada issues wind warning easing off in the afternoon

Batten down the hatches, fall weather is here.

Environment Canada issued a wind warning on Friday shortly before 8:30 a.m.

Westerly winds 70 gusting to 90 km/h are expected in Greater Victoria ahead of the noon hour as a strong cold front crosses the south coast. The strongest winds will be felt near the Straight of Juan de Fuca.

Winds will ease this afternoon.

READ ALSO: Power outages will hit as storm season arrives



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