Northern Gulf Islands: Scenic Selections

  

Overview

Lots to choose from. With more than 200 islands off the coast of mainland BC, there are thousands of great spots to explore and drop a line. The southern end of Denman and Hornby Islands, two of the larger ones, are particularly good for Salmon and Ling Cod depending on season and spots near Flora Island and Lambert Channel are excellent spots to drop a prawn trap.

AT A GLANCE

REGION:Vancouver Island
SUB REGION: East Vancouver Island
SPECIES:Salmon, Shellfish
SEASONS:Summer, Fall
CONDITIONS:Protected from the open ocean, but Southeast winds can be strong. Weather varies by season but is typically very warm and mild for the Pacific Northwest.
ACCESSIBILITY:Varies by departure point. Ferry terminal is approximately 2 hours north of Victoria on Highway 19.
LENGTH:Half Day, Full Day
GUIDED:Self-Guided
COST: $$
TOURISM: HelloBC  
SERVICES:Varies by departure point, but ranges up to services and amenities typical of a large, North American town.
EXPERIENCES:The Gulf Islands provide excellent wilderness and wildlife viewing. The various, larger islands are popular for their parks, beaches, arts, culture and farmer’s markets.

WEATHER AND MARINE FORECAST

WEATHER
WEATHER

Mon, Aug 19

14°C

 

Tue, Aug 20

18°C

 

Wed, Aug 21

18°C

 

Thu, Aug 22

19°C

 

Fri, Aug 23

20°C

LUNAR

Current Moon Phase


Waning Gibbous Moon
Waning Gibbous Moon
Wind

Wind variable 5 to 15 knots tonight and Monday.

Tides

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*No guarantees about the correctness of this tidal data.

  
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