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PHOTOS: Warm weather brings Sooke’s Whiffin Spit to life

Visitors, locals enjoy warm weather at coastal viewpoint

Sooke residents, visitors and canines enjoyed a warm day at Whiffin Spit March 5.

The temperature hovered around 11 degrees and drew paddle boarders, hummingbirds and visitors of all ages. Whiffin Spit, a narrow coastal walkway near the Sooke Harbour, is almost a mile long and boasts a variety of shorebirds and sea mammals. In it’s earliest history, the area is believed to have been a lookout post for the T’Sou-ke Nation before becoming a hub for the fishing industry and finally, the nature walk as it is known and loved today.

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