Visitors to White Rock’s waterfront take advantage of gusting afternoon winds for a photo op. (Tracy Holmes photo)

A windy day on White Rock’s waterfront

Monday afternoon was a blustery one

Monday was a windy one, as winds up to 80 km/h gusted across the Lower Mainland, Fraser Valley and Vancouver Island, causing power outages and prompting ferry cancellations – but it didn’t deter visitors to White Rock’s waterfront, where smiles were spotted amongst the powerful gusts.

Rain – with some wind on Wednesday – is forecast for the rest of this week.

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