Sunday, December 24, 2023

Adverse Weather/Mechanical Issues Brings Sailing Cancellations for Northern Expedition

No sailing this Christmas Day for BC Ferries 
between Prince Rupert and Skidegate owing to heavy seas

The ongoing weather situation on Hecate Strait has made for a Sailing Cancellation for the Northern Adventure this Holiday weekend with Monday's Christmas Day and Boxing Day sailings departing Skidegate and Prince Rupert now cancelled.

One Sunday, BC Ferries added to the Service Notice cancellation advising of a mechanical issue, the work requiring the trucking to Prince Rupert of the key part of the repair process.

More information for passengers is included as part of the Service Notice below.

The service is anticipated to return to its regular schedule on Thursday, December 28.

Hecate Strait remains under a Hurricane Force Wind Warning through tonight and tomorrow, with winds of up to 65 knots and seas of 6 metres on Monday.

Follow BC Ferries Service Notices page or their social media stream for updates.

More notes on Marine services on the North Coast can be reviewed here.

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