Thursday, December 28, 2023

Ongoing Adverse weather makes for yet another schedule change for Northern Expedition

The Northern Expedition due south of Prince Rupert following
it's t10 AM departure from Fairview Bay Terminal

With repairs complete, all that is left is for some cooperation from the weather systems currently rocking Haida Gwaii.

The Northern Expedition was tied up alongside Fairview over Christmas and Boxing, that as it awaited a part making a road journey to Prince Rupert, the work now complete the vessel is ready to sail, but the weather is making for complications.

As a result of the ongoing stream of weather systems impacting on Hecate Strait and Haida Gwaii, The Northern Expedition has seen a change to the current schedule, which saw the vessel depart Fairview Bay at 10 AM.

The new departure time out of Skidegate tonight is 10PM with 7 AM arrival in Prince Rupert.


A STORM WARNING is currently in place for Hecate Strait with winds of up to 50 knots anticipated by Friday morning, with seas of up to 6 metres.

Follow the BC Ferries website and social media stream for any updates or changes to the sailing plans.

More notes on BC Ferries can be reviewed through our archive page.

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