UPDATE: BC Ferries resumes Tsawwassen-Vancouver Island service as winds ease

Most morning sailings had been cancelled

BC Ferries says that afternoon sailings on the Tsawwassen-Swartz Bay and Tsawwassen-Duke Point routes are now scheduled to go ahead.

Most morning sailings for that route had been cancelled following strong winds in the Georgia Strait.

The following sailings have been cancelled:

Tsawwassen/Duke Point:

  • 10:15 a.m. departing Tsawwassen
  • 11 a.m. departing Tsawwassen
  • 11 a.m. departing Swartz Bay
  • 12:45 pm departing Duke Point
  • 1 p.m. departing Swartz Bay
  • 1 p.m. departing Tsawwassen
  • 2:00 pm departing Tsawwassen

Swartz Bay/Tsawwassen:

  • 11 a.m. departing Tsawwassen
  • 1 pm.. departing Swartz Bay
  • 11 a.m. departing Swartz Bay
  • 1 p.m. departing Tsawwassen
  • 12 p.m. departing Swartz Bay
  • 2 p.m. departing Tsawwassen

Comox/Powell River

  • 6:20 a.m. departing Comox
  • 8:05 a.m. departing Powell River
  • 10:00 a.m. departing Comox
  • 11:50 a.m. departing Powell River

Although BC Ferries spokesperson Deborah Marshall said that Departure Bay-Horseshow Bay sailings are running as scheduled, lines are growing long.

One passenger in Nanaimo said she was waiting blocks away from the Departure Bay terminal.

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BC Ferries has cancelled the Queen of Coquitlam’s 5:15 a.m. and 10:15 a.m. sailings from Duke Point and its 7:45 a.m. and 12:45 a.m. sailings from Tsawwassen due to a mechanical difficulty with its propellor pitch.

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