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B.C.'s South Coast in the midst of a heat wave

Melissa Hayden, left, enjoys stand-up paddleboarding while social distancing with Sun n’ Sup instructor Paul Mend, right, and Denise Mend.
June 20, 2021 - 4:46 PM

The Lower Mainland will continue to be hotter than usual this week.

Environment Canada said temperatures 5 to 10 C above seasonal in Metro Vancouver, Fraser Valley, Howe Sound, Whistler, Sunshine Coast, Southern Gulf Islands and Vancouver Island through Monday and Tuesday.

"After a relatively cool start to the weekend, temperatures have been on the rise again today. The current guidance indicates that the daytime temperatures will peak in the low-thirties on Monday at locations away from the immediate coast," the national weather agency said in a weather alert.

"The ridge associated with this warm spell will start shifting inland on Tuesday afternoon, ushering the hot air into the Interior. After a slightly cooler period mid-week, the ridge is likely to rebuild from Thursday onward and herald more dry and very warm conditions."

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