Nanaimo: Day Tripper

  

Overview

Nanaimo has it all. The second biggest city on Vancouver Island, and just minutes away from the virtually untouched wilderness, Nanaimo provides an easy starting point for a fun day of fishing. Fish right from the city shore while watching the ferries go by, or take a short boat ride to the waters around Five Finger or Gabriola Island and drop your line.

AT A GLANCE

REGION:Vancouver Island
SUB REGION: East Vancouver Island
SPECIES:Salmon
SEASONS:Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
CONDITIONS:Mostly protected waters, but can be choppy in the southeast or northwest. Weather varies by season and is typical for the Pacific Northwest.
ACCESSIBILITY:Approximately 2 hours north of Victoria on Highway 19. Direct Ferry from Horseshoe Bay, approximately 30 minutes north of Vancouver.
LENGTH:Half Day, Full Day
GUIDED:Self-Guided, Certified Tidal Angling Guide
COST: $$
TOURISM: Tourism Nanaimo  
SERVICES:Services and amenities are typical for a small, North American city.
EXPERIENCES:Sightseeing, shopping and dining in Nanaimo. Wildlife viewing including Orcas and Whales.

WEATHER AND MARINE FORECAST

GALE WARNING IN EFFECT

WEATHER
WEATHER

Tue, Jan 21

10°C

 

Wed, Jan 22

7°C

 

Thu, Jan 23

10°C

 

Fri, Jan 24

8°C

 

Sat, Jan 25

9°C

LUNAR

Current Moon Phase


Waning Crescent Moon
Waning Crescent Moon
Wind

Wind southeast 30 to 40 knots diminishing to southeast 20 to 30 this morning then veering to southwest 15 to 25 this afternoon except southwest 25 to 35 near Carmanah this evening.

Tides

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*No guarantees about the correctness of this tidal data.

  
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