Smoke from the terrible forest fires in the British Columbia interior is now filtering down to the West Coast. The sun has an eerie orange glow to it making the weather feel even warmer than it really is but making for some interesting photo opportunities.
We continue to experience an Arctic outflow bringing our temperatures below the freezing mark. This weather generates cold northerly winds and with them conditions that produce mirages on the ocean. Looking out on Georgia Strait the horizon appears zagged from high waves while the inshore water can be quite calm. White Islet, 4 miles (6.5 km) away, seems to float over the ocean.