Good news if you’re planning a trip across the Georgia Straight today.
B.C. Ferries is not reporting any sailing waits for its major routes, after ferries were cancelled yesterday afternoon in anticipation of a powerful storm.
Spokesperson Deborah Marshall says the company scheduled extra vessels this morning to help handle the extra volume.
“We added an 8 am sailing out of Swartz Bay to Tsawwassen and a 10 am sailing from Tsawwassen to Swartz Bay. So that helped clear up some of the back load there. And we also added an additional two round trips between Tsawwassen and Duke Point this morning.”
Marshall says while it’s obviously frustrating for people when their travel plans get disrupted, in situations like this customers tend to give them the benefit of the doubt.
“I think most people are understanding when we do experience the high winds that it is necessary to cancel service due to to safety reasons.”
Marshall says there are no cancellations or delays in effect now, and that no further weather related disruptions are anticipated.
Service was suspended on B.C. Ferries’ three major routes yesterday in anticipation of what was expected to be the most powerful storm to hit the coast this week.
That storm ended up tracking further north than forecast, leaving Metro Vancouver relatively unscathed.
You can check current ferry conditions here.
With files from Niamh Anderson