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BC Ferries have announced additional cancellations of sailings today due to adverse weather conditions.

Strong northwest winds between 70 and 90 km/h are expected to continue into early Friday evening.

The gusts are expected to gradually ease by early Saturday morning, February 27th.

“The safety of our passengers and crew is of primary importance to us. We don’t take the decision to cancel sailings lightly, as we know customers rely on us to get to their destinations, ” BC Ferries said in their advisory.

“We will resume service as soon as it is safe to do so.”

Here’s a list of sailings cancelled for tonight:

Vancouver (Tsawwassen) – Victoria (Swartz Bay)

5:00 pm departing both directions – cancelled
7:00 pm departing both directions – cancelled
9:00 pm departing both directions – cancelled

Vancouver (Horseshoe Bay) – Nanaimo (Departure Bay)

5:30 pm departing Horseshoe Bay – cancelled
6:40 pm departing Langdale – cancelled
7:50 pm departing Horseshoe Bay – cancelled
8:55 pm departing Langdale – cancelled
10:10 pm departing Horseshoe Bay – cancelled

Vancouver (Tsawwassen) – Nanaimo (Duke Point)

5:45 pm departing Tsawwassen – cancelled
8:15 pm departing Duke Point – cancelled
10:45 pm departing Tsawwassen – cancelled

 

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