The ferries from Comox to Powell River and from Powell River to Texada Island have been canceled and “inclement weather” is to blame.

BC Ferries announced Thursday morning that the 8:05 am ferry leaving Powell River, the 9:55 am ferry leaving Comox and the 11:50 am ferry leaving Powell River have all been canceled due to high winds.

Morning crossings from Powell River to Texada Island have also been canceled, including the 7:50 a.m. and 9:20 a.m. crossings from Texada and the 8:35 and 10:20 a.m. crossings from Powell River.

Environment Canada forecasts southerly winds of 70 km / h gusting to 90 km / h until mid-afternoon today from Campbell River to Nanoose Bay.

BC Ferries asks passengers to monitor their Twitter page and service notice for updates on departures this afternoon.