Flood Warnings and Advisories
Flood Warnings/Advisories Currently in Effect
Previously issued Warnings/Advisories no longer in effect:
UPDATE: High Streamflow Advisory – Central and East Vancouver Island, Sunshine Coast, Howe Sound, Sea-to-Sky (MAINTAINED); ENDED - Flood Watch/Advisories – Englishman River, Vancouver Island (except Central/East): Issued: 2:00 PM October 19, 2023
UPDATE: Flood Watch – Englishman River (NEW), West Vancouver Island; High Streamflow Advisory – North Shore Mountains, Sea-to-Sky, Vancouver Island (except West Vancouver Island), Sunshine Coast, Howe Sound: Issued: 11:45 AM October 18, 2023
UPDATE: Flood Watch – West Vancouver Island; High Streamflow Advisory – North Shore Mountains (NEW), Sea-to-Sky (NEW), Vancouver Island (except West Vancouver Island), Sunshine Coast, Howe Sound - Issued: 11:15 AM October 18, 2023
For Media Inquiries, contact Govenment Communications and Public Enagement, Ministry of Water, Land and Resource Stewardship
Levels of Warnings/Advisories:
1. High Streamflow Advisory: River levels are rising or expected to rise rapidly, but that no major flooding is expected. Minor flooding in low-lying areas is possible.
2. Flood Watch: River levels are rising and will approach or may exceed bankfull. Flooding of areas adjacent to affected rivers may occur.
3. Flood Warning: River levels have exceeded bankfull or will exceed bankfull imminently, and that flooding of areas adjacent to the rivers affected will result.