Updated: good to go - Queen of Capilano sails at 2:20

High winds have caused power outages and ferry cancellations for the second time in a week.

Update 2:10 BC Ferries posted on its website that the Queen of Capilano is making the 2:20 run from Horseshoe Bay. 

Update 12:50: the 12:35 and 1:10 Queen of Capilano sailings have also been cancelled. High winds and reports of debris in Horseshoe Bay suggest the ferry could be out longer.

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For the second time in a week, Bowen is feeling the sting of island life. Due to high winds, all Queen of Capilano ferry sailings up until 12 p.m. were cancelled, with the potential for more cancellations in the afternoon.

Watch BC Ferries' service notices page for updated information.

Many on Bowen were without power overnight. The west side of the island saw power restored early Saturday, however, more than 400 homes on the east side of the island, in the Hood Point, Mt. Gardner areas, are still without power. 

Seed day at Bowen Island Community School was cancelled though the Valentine's Day Craft Fair at Collins Hall is still going ahead as scheduled. 

Snug Cove is getting its share of the waves. 

This beam at the end of one of the Government Dock snapped in the waves
This beam at the end of one of the government dock snapped in the waves. - Frazer Elliott

Horseshoe Bay is too getting pummelled by wind, the breakwater barge sinking earlier today.


Correction: an earlier version said that the snapped beam was part of the USSC Marina. This is incorrect. Sorry for the error.

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