Resort Municipality of Whistler

Arctic outflow warning issued for parts of the SLRD

February 12, 2019 UPDATE: The artic outflow warning has ended for Howe Sound, Whistler and Pemberton.


February 11, 209 UPDATE: The arctic outflow warnng has ended for Howe Sound, but continues for Whistler and Pemberton. Wind chill values near minus 20 are expected, along with strong winds. 


Environment Canada has issued an Arctic outflow warning.

Within the SLRD, the warning applies to Squamish, Whistler, Pemberton and Electoral Areas C and D.

Strong outflow winds and cold wind chill values are expected or occurring.

Special weather statement issued

Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement with snow Thursday night and Friday, along with cold, arctic outflow winds Friday night and Saturday.

Cold, clear and fairly calm conditions prevail over the South Coast this morning thanks to a stagnant arctic airmass that still has the entire province under its wintery grip.

Special weather statement issued for Howe Sound; Whistler/Pemberton - February 4, 2019

February 5, 2019 UPDATE: The Artic Outflow warning has now ended.


Environment Canada has issued an Artic Outflow warning for Howe Sound (including Squamish and SLRD Area D) and Whistler/ Pemberton (including SLRD Area C).

Strong outflow winds and very cold wind chills will end by midweek. An arctic ridge of high pressure over the B.C. Interior is forcing strong outflow winds through coastal inlets from the North Coast to Howe Sound and the lower Fraser Valley. The bitterly cold conditions will persist through Tuesday but should improve by Wednesday.

Snowfall warning issued for Sea-to-Sky: Squamish to Whistler

January 23, 2019 UPDATE: The snowfall warning issued yesterday has now ended.


Environment Canada has issued a snowfall warning for the Sea-to-Sky, from Squamish to Whistler, with total snowfall amounts of 10 to 20 centimetres expected.

Periods of light snow during the day will become heavy at times this evening as a Pacific low pressure system approaches. Snowfall amounts of up to 20 cm are forecast tonight with this sytem. The snow will end early Wednesday morning as the low moves out of the area.

Snowfall warning for Howe Sound, Squamish and Whistler

January 10, 2019 UPDATE: The snowfall warning has ended for Whistler and Sea to Sky.

January 9, 2019 UPDATE: The snowfall warning has ended for Howe Sound and Squamish, but continues for Whistler.


Environment Canada has issued a snowfall warning for Howe Sound and the Sea-to-Sky from Squamish to Whistler.

Snowfall with total amounts of approximately 20 centimetres is expected. An approaching Pacific frontal system will spread snow over Howe Sound and the Sea to Sky Highway from Squamish to Whistler today.

Winter Storm Warning

UPDATE (Thursday, January 3, 1 pm): The winter storm warning has ended. 


Environment Canada has issued a winter storm warning for Whistler and the Howe Sound with hazardous winter conditions expected.

An approaching Pacific frontal system is expected to bring a mix of conditions today through Thursday.

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