(Hugo Wong/ News staff)

(Hugo Wong/ News staff)

Four-sailing wait at BC Ferries Swartz Bay terminal

Full vessels create long waits on Friday afternoon

Those trying to get off Vancouver Island on Friday Oct. 19 have up to a four-sailing wait ahead of them, according to BC Ferries.

Both cars and oversize vehicles are looking at a four-sailing wait as of 2:30 p.m. The deck space on the 7 p.m. sailing was completely full by mid-afternoon Friday.

READ MORE: BC Ferries asked passengers to disembark and volunteer to take later sailings

In a note to walk-on passengers, BC Ferries website said, “While the information presented on our Current Conditions pages reflects vehicle traffic, it is also a good indicator of overall passenger loads. Customers without vehicles are encouraged to consider this information as they plan their travels with BC Ferries.”

READ MORE: Debit now accepted onboard BC Ferries


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Vehicles line up on Oct. 19 for a foour-sailing wait. (BC Ferries webcam)                                Vehicles line up on Oct. 19 for a four-sailing wait. (BC Ferries webcam)

Vehicles line up on Oct. 19 for a foour-sailing wait. (BC Ferries webcam) Vehicles line up on Oct. 19 for a four-sailing wait. (BC Ferries webcam)