With another marine system bearing down on Haida Gwaii and the North Coast, BC Ferries has issued a Service Notice, advising of a revision to their plans for New Year's service for the Prince Rupert - Skidegate run.
In their advisory of this morning, BC Ferries notes:
Please be advised that due to adverse weather conditions in the North Coast area, the Northern Expedition will be operating on a modified schedule as noted below.
This revised schedule is in effect as a result of adverse weather in the Hecate Strait.
As a result, the Northern Expedition will depart Skidegate at 4 AM Friday, arriving at 10 AM at the Fairview Terminal in Prince Rupert, the vessel then will turn around for it's southern leg to Klemtu and points south at 1 PM, arriving in Klemtu at 9:30 PM and Bella Bella at 1 AM on Saturday
For more notes on BC Ferries on the North Coast and Haida Gwaii see our archive page here.