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)

Four-sailing wait at BC Ferries Swartz Bay terminal

Full vessels create long waits on Friday afternoon

Those trying to get off Vancouver Island from Sidney toTsawwassen 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.

Meanwhile, Departure Bay to Horseshoe Bay has a one-sailing wait while there is no wait from Duke Point to Tsawwassen.

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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