Metro Vancouver windstorm damages boats, knocks out power, and results in ferry cancellations

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      Another windstorm has wreacked havoc on a seaside community.

      This afternoon, Sewell's Marina tweeted that some boats moored in Horseshoe Bay have "sustained damage". 

      The last major windstorm in the region took out the historic pier in White Rock.

      Photos below tell the story of what occurred in Horseshoe Bay, which is on the western edge of West Vancouver.

      A weather warning issued earlier by Environment Canada stated that winds could gust up to 90 kilometres per hour.

      That led to some ferry cancellations.

      Later today, B.C. Ferries announced a "modified schedule" due to adverse weather for its vessels travelling between Horseshoe Bay and Langdale and Horseshoe Bay and Departure Bay.

      There are also 27,000 B.C. Hydro customers without power—mostly in the Fraser Valley and Greater Victoria, and on the Gulf Islands.

      Images on social media are highlighting the damage to some structures across southern B.C.

      Meanwhile, Environment Canada is warning of a second and somewhat weaker storm on Sunday (February 10).

      It could bring five to 10 centimetres of snow to southern Vancouver Island and smaller amounts in Metro Vancouver.