Environment Canada publishes regular marine weather forecasts. You may also access the weather icon on our interactive map below for more weather information.
Loading grain in inclement weather
Feeder hole grain pouring is all about the reliable movement of cargo in a safe and efficient manner to support Canadian growth and prosperity.
From a Canadian perspective, feeder hole grain pouring translates to the trustworthy movement of cargo in a safe and efficient manner with a view to supporting the growth of the economy, ensuring international competitiveness, providing sustainable long term employment at all stages of the supply chain.
Avoidable delays in handling any cargo during inclement weather conditions are expensive and impact the port’s reputation for reliability. Feeder hole grain pouring has been proven as a practical, safe and effective solution to ensuring that cargo is loaded in a dry, quality controlled, condition.
Tidal predictions are published by the Department of Fisheries and Oceans. Tidal heights in the Fraser River are affected by the volume of outflow and reach extreme heights during the spring freshet.