BC Ferries has cancelled its Tuesday afternoon and evening sailings between Greater Victoria and the Lower Mainland. (Black Press Media file photo)

BC Ferries has cancelled its Tuesday afternoon and evening sailings between Greater Victoria and the Lower Mainland. (Black Press Media file photo)

BC Ferries cancels sailings between Greater Victoria, mainland

Adverse weather conditions cause 3, 5, 7 and 9 p.m. sailings to be cancelled

BC Ferries has cancelled the rest of Tuesday’s sailings between the mainland and Vancouver Island.

The 3, 5, 7 and 9 p.m. sailings between Tsawwassen and Swartz Bay have been cancelled in both directions due to strong winds and adverse weather conditions.

As of 12:10 p.m., the 1 p.m. sailing was still scheduled to run in both directions.

Sailings to and from Nanaimo have also been cancelled.

The 3:15, 5:45, 8:15 and 10:45 p.m. sailings from Duke Point have been cancelled, as have the same sailings from Tsawwassen.

All sailings between Departure Bay and Horseshoe Bay have also been cancelled after 1 p.m.

In a cancellation notice, BC Ferries said its customer service centre would be contacting customers with bookings on those sailings and fares would be refunded.

“The safety of our passengers and crew is of primary importance to us. We apologize for any inconvenience as a result of these cancellations.”

For the most up-to-date sailing information, follow @BCFerries on Twitter or visit its webpage at bcferries.com.

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