Bow spray on ferry Ongiara, Inner Harbour, Toronto Islands

Maid of the Mist

Ongiara impersonates the Maid of the Mist as high winds drive spray over the bow.

High winds push waves over the Rapids Queen, Algonquin Island, Toronto Islands

Queen of the Rapids

The Rapids Queen lives up to her name as high winds hammer her hull with giant waves.  At this point the docks lining the lagoon side have already been torn loose, drifting into the lagoon to wreak havoc there.

Waves wash over the breakwater in front of Bayview, Ward's Island, Toronto Islands

When The Levee Breaks II

High winds push waves right over the armour stone in front of Bayview Ave., sending spray all the way back to the houses.

High winds in front of RCYC, Inner Harbour, Toronto Islands


The inner harbour boils in front of the RCYC as winds gust over 100Km/h.

Ferry Ongiara in high winds, Inner Harbour, Toronto Islands


Ferry Ongiara makes her way across the harbour with the winds gusting to 90Km/h.  By the time she landed at Ward’s, winds were gusting over 100Km/h, forcing her to stay Island-side for over an hour until the winds subsided enough for a bumpy journey back to the city. That’s not fog by the way, that’s […]

Toronto skyline long exposure over eastern gap, Ward's Island, Toronto Islands


A long exposure turns the wind-whipped inner harbour to mist while April snow clouds scud overhead.

Well Blow Me Down

Strong winds turn normally placid Lake Ontario into pounding surf, completely inundating Ward’s beach. 3 minutes 35 seconds.  24.1MB MP4.