The following regulations are administered by Transport Canada and strictly enforced by the Harbour Master and the Harbour Patrol.
- No sailing or anchoring is permitted within the harbour
- Speed cannot exceed 5 knots in the Inner and Middle Harbour
- Speed cannot exceed 7 knots in the Outer Harbour
- Vessel must leave a minimum wash
For the air and marine traffic pattern in the harbour, view Transport Canada's Port of Victoria Traffic Scheme.
Beginning in May of 2008, Transport Canada began enforcing a new speed restriction of 7 knots in the Outer Harbour. View Port of Victoria Speed Restrictions.
For more information on Transport Canada marine regulations, please visit their website.