Environment Canada has issued a wind warning for Greater Victoria as of 10:32 a.m. Friday morning.
The advisory warns that northeast outflow winds will strengthen to 70 km/h with gusts to 90 km/h on Friday evening as the Arctic front moves across the area.
Winds will remain blustery on Saturday morning but will ease below warning levels.
As always, the weather agency warns residents to be wary of damage to buildings, such as to roof shingles and windows.
Loose objects may be tossed by the wind and cause injury or damage.