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Day 4: West Side of Vancouver Island Flotilla - Sea Otter Cove to Varney Bay

by Sam Landsman, Laura Domela and Kevin Morris 22 Aug 06:27 PDT
Marble River © Sam Landsman

Environment Canada predicted light winds and a 1-2 meter swell this morning, not quite perfect, but pretty darn close. But by noon the winds were supposed to be blowing 15-25 knots from the southeast, and even more wind was predicted by the evening. Then, the real storm was scheduled to arrive the following day, with 45-55 knot winds. We needed to be somewhere safe and comfortable.

We left Sea Otter Cove near first light. Conditions were a bit bumpy and confused at first, but they quickly settled down and we had a delightful run down to Quatsino Sound.

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