Travel Alert Bulletins

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Friday, December 09, 2016 03:45 PM

Edm/King - Temporary Weight Restrictions for Edmonds - Effective 12/10
Effective December 10, temporary weight restrictions will be imposed for the transfer span at the Edmonds ferry terminal until further notice. Over-sized and over-width (more than 8’6”) vehicles will not be permitted to travel on the ferry during this time. Vehicles weighing less than 80,000 lbs are allowed on the condition that they adhere to the new maximum weight guidelines:

1-axle vehicle 20T (40,000lbs)
2-axle vehicle 31T (62,000lbs)
3-axle vehicle 40T (80,000lbs)

Signs will be posted at the terminal as a reminder of these guidelines. Updates will occur as more information becomes available.


Friday, December 09, 2016 10:48 AM

PT/Coup - 12/10 Tidal Cancellations
Tidal currents will cancel one or more sailings from Port Townsend and Coupeville in December. Please see our Tide Cancellations table for a complete list of affected dates and departures.

On Saturday, December 10, due to tidal currents the 5:15 pm sailing from Port Townsend and the 6:00 pm sailing from Coupeville are cancelled.


Friday, December 09, 2016 08:45 AM

Rules for Existing Reservations Relaxed Due to Weather - 12/9
The rules have been relaxed for all existing reservations made prior to 12/9 due to snowfall.


Monday, December 05, 2016 03:13 AM

Sea/BI/Brem-The Seattle Terminal North Elevator Is Out Of Service.
The north elevator at the Seattle terminal is out of service. Please limit the capacity of the south elevator to 10 people. We apologize for the inconvenience. Updates will occur when conditions change.


Monday, December 05, 2016 03:13 AM

All Routes - Reminder - Upgrade Browsers To Make Reservations
Please be advised that as of November 1, WSF’s reservations website will no longer be compatible with older versions of some browsers, including Microsoft Internet Explorer version 10 or lower; Safari version 6 or lower; or old versions of Chrome and Firefox on PCs with automatic updates disabled. This is because the older version of these browsers do not properly support the secure HTTPS communication protocols required to make our website compliant with Payment Card Industry security standards. Please make sure your browser is updated to the latest version.


Sunday, December 04, 2016 06:36 PM

Late Fall & Winter WSF Call Center Hours
Beginning Sunday, November 13, the WSF Call Center hours of operation will change for the late fall and winter seasons. Agents will be available by phone from 7:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., 7 days a week, including all holidays.

WSF Contact Information


Sunday, December 04, 2016 06:36 PM

Sea/Brem/BI - Colman Dock – All Vehicles Over 30-Feet Exit at Yesler Way
The existing Marion Street exit is closed and a temporary exit between Marion and Madison streets closer to the fire station is open. This change requires trucks and vehicles over 30-feet in length to use the Yesler Way exit because the turn radius at the new, temporary exit north of Marion Street is not wide enough for vehicles longer than 30 feet. The temporary exit changes are needed to make room for on-going Seawall Project construction adjacent to Colman Dock. Map.


Sunday, December 04, 2016 06:36 PM

Anacortes/Sidney BC - Identification is Required
U.S. and Canadian citizens 16 years of age and older traveling to or from Sidney BC must have one of the following designated documents: current passport, current passport card, enhanced driver's license (EDL), or "trusted traveler" document such as a Nexus Card. Travelers must have required travel documents ready and in hand upon arrival at the tollbooth.


Sunday, December 04, 2016 06:36 PM

Muk/Clin - Pick Up and Drop Off at Clinton Must Enter Through Tollbooth
Customers using the ADA/limited mobility pick-up and drop-off area at the Clinton terminal must enter through the tollbooth instead of the transit bus lanes. Entering through the tollbooth helps keep car traffic out of the bus lanes and ensures your safety and security on the dock. Passengers that are able to walk a short distance can save time and avoid lineups at the tollbooth by using the designated drop-off/pick-up area across from the phone booth on Ferry Dock road. Thank you in advance for your cooperation.