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BC Ferries cancels sailing on all major routes

Last Updated Jan 15, 2020 at 12:44 pm PDT

BC Ferries vessel at Swartz Bay on Wednesday, January 15. (Liza Yuzda, NEWS 1130 photo)
Summary

Sailings are cancelled as of 3 p.m. due to anticipated high winds

BC Ferries says it is simply not safe to sail due to anticipated high winds

VICTORIA (NEWS 1130) — BC Ferries has cancelled all sailings to Vancouver Island Wednesday afternoon.

Sailings are cancelled as of 3 p.m. due to anticipated high winds.

A spokesperson says the decision to cancel sailings altogether is never taken lightly, and made when conditions mean it is just not safe for the vessels, crews and customers to travel.