Ferry cancellations, ski hill closures amid nasty South Coast climate


The arrival of moist, stormy climate on the South Coast led to ferry cancellations and ski-hill closures on Saturday.

An Surroundings Canada rainfall warning remained in place for Metro Vancouver, the Fraser Valley, Howe Sound and the Sea to Sky area.

The company is forecasting as much as 60 mm of precipitation within the Fraser Valley, and as much as 50 mm in northern areas of Metro Vancouver and Howe Sound.

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Winter storm warnings issued for Trans-Canada Freeway, Freeway three in southeast B.C.

BC Ferries scrapped an 11 a.m. crusing from Swartz Bay to Tsawwassen, and a 1 p.m. return crusing on the identical route resulting from excessive winds.

Sailings between Powell River and Texada Island, and between Cortez and Quadra Islands have been additionally cancelled.

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You may see present circumstances and BC Ferries journey advisories right here.

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Mount Seymour additionally cited poor climate in its determination to shut to the general public on Saturday. The ski hill mentioned it might contact individuals who had pre-booked for the day to reschedule their actions.

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Grouse Mountain additionally mentioned it had closed its mountain-top actions, together with the downhill ski space and its chalet services.

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Whistler remained open on Saturday, however was warning skiers and snowboarders to make use of warning on the mountain and to watch climate circumstances.

Winter storm warnings additionally remained in impact Saturday for the Trans Canada Freeway and Freeway three via the inside.

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