Wagstaffe's Weather: Sun just around the corner for Vancouver

Our unstable air mass will bring the risk for afternoon showers once again - but sunshine is here to stay after that.

Tuesday will bring the last of the South Coast showers for a while

Finally - the forecast we all deserve: sun and warming temperatures for the second half of the week. (Johanna Wagstaffe/CBC)

It's a chilly start to Tuesday for Vancouver, with morning temperatures down around 4 C.

Afternoon temperatures should get up to 11 C, feeling noticeably warmer than Monday.

We may catch some blue sky breaks to start, but there is an unstable air mass in place for one more day across the South Coast — and that means the risk of an afternoon shower.

Where's the sun?

Just when you thought you couldn't take it anymore (Monday was the 19th consecutive day of rain for Vancouver) — the forecast will change for the better. 

A ridge of high pressure will begin to build on Wednesday for a mix of sun and cloud. And by Thursday and Friday, we're talking all blue skies.

Temperatures will be on the rise as well — getting up to 15 C by the weekend. 

March has already been above seasonal for temperatures and rainfall. (Johanna Wagstaffe/CBC)

About the Author

Johanna Wagstaffe

Senior Meteorologist

Johanna Wagstaffe is a senior meteorologist for CBC, covering weather and science stories, with a background in seismology and earth science. Her weekly segment, Science Smart, answers viewers' science-related questions.


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