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[Last Updated: Sunday, July 25, 2021 07:01 PM]

Ana/SJs - Update - All Vessels Running 30-60 Minutes Behind Schedule

The #1 Chelan is 30 minutes, the #2 Yakima is 50 minutes, the #3 Samish is 30 minutes, and the #4 Tillikum (inter-island) is 45 minutes behind schedule.

These delays will also affect the following sailing(s):

  • 6:20 p.m. Lopez to Anacortes (Yakima)
  • 6:30 p.m. Friday Harbor to Anacortes (Chelan)
  • 6:45 p.m. Anacortes to Lopez (Samish)
  • 7:25 p.m. Anacortes to Shaw (Yakima)
  • 7:35 p.m. Lopez to Anacortes (Samish)
  • 8:20 p.m. Shaw to Orcas (Yakima)
  • 8:20 p.m. Anacortes to Friday Harbor (Chelan)
  • 8:50 p.m. Orcas to Anacortes (Yakima)
  • 9:00 p.m. Anacortes to Lopez (Samish)
  • 9:50 p.m. Lopez to Shaw (Samish)
  • 10:00 p.m. all stops Friday Harbor to Anacortes (Chelan)
  • 10:10 p.m. Shaw to Orcas (Samish)

We will continue to send updated travel information as it becomes available. Customers can check the online schedule for more information on scheduled upcoming sailings and also view the real-time travel map for live boat location information.


[Last Updated: Sunday, July 25, 2021 06:52 PM]

Ana/SJs - Eastbound Reservation Status, FH Full

For Sunday, July 25, eastbound vehicle reservations are full from Friday Harbor for the remainder of the day and are full from Orcas Island until 10:50 p.m. sailing. Limited standby space for all sailings will be loaded on a first come, first served basis. Reservation holders are advised to arrive one hour in advance. 

 Walk-on space is available on all departures, with paid parking located next to the Anacortes terminal. 


[Last Updated: Thursday, July 22, 2021 10:38 AM]

Reservations Available July 27 for Travel Between Sept. 26 and Jan. 1, 2022

Vehicle reservations for travel between late September and New Year’s Day on the Anacortes/San Juan Islands and Port Townsend/Coupeville routes will be released next week. Starting at 7 a.m. on Tuesday, July 27, customers can secure their spot on sailings between Sept. 26 and Jan. 1, 2022. Customers can view the sailing schedules for these dates online.

Reservations can be booked online or by calling 206-464-6400 and speaking with an Information Agent. Customers can also call that number should they have questions or need additional information.

Please note that international service to and from Sidney, B.C. remains suspended. However, if we restart service to Sidney, we will announce in advance when those reservations will be made available.


[Last Updated: Thursday, July 15, 2021 06:19 AM]

Masks Required Only in Indoor Areas of Terminals and Vessels

Face masks are now required only in indoor areas of our terminals and vessels for all riders and employees in compliance with the latest CDC guidelines. All customers inside terminals or vessels should continue to wear face coverings. However, passengers can remove their masks while outdoors on the sun deck, car deck areas of the vessel, outside waiting areas at terminals and other outdoor locations. Please remember to mask up upon reentering interior areas of boats and terminals.


[Last Updated: Sunday, July 25, 2021 07:02 PM]

PT/Coup - Update - Reservation Status: Res and Standby Full From PT and Coup

For Sunday July 25, vehicle reservations and standby space are full departing Port Townsend and Coupeville for the remainder of the day. Alternate routes are highly recommended using Edmonds/Kingston or Mukilteo/Clinton. Reservations must be made more than two hours in advance of the sailing. Walk-on space is available for both departures.

The safety of our customers and crew is WSF’s top priority. Please remember that all traveling customers are required to wear face coverings inside the terminal, at the tollbooth and aboard the ferry. Please also consider limiting your travel to only the most essential trips while service continues to be constrained by the pandemic. For additional travel information regarding COVID-19, visit the COVID-19 Travel Updates webpage.


[Last Updated: Sunday, July 25, 2021 07:02 PM]

PT/Coup - M/V Salish an Estimated 45 Minutes Behind Schedule

The Salish is an estimated 45 minutes behind schedule due to earlier vessel repositioning. The vessel departed Coupeville at 6:49 p.m. and is scheduled to arrive in Port Townsend at 7:20 p.m.

This delay will also affect the following sailing(s):

  • 6:45 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. from Port Townsend
  • 7:30 p.m. and 9:10 p.m. from Coupeville

 We will continue to send updated travel information as it becomes available. Customers can check the online schedule for more information on scheduled upcoming sailings and also view the real-time travel map for live boat location information.


[Last Updated: Sunday, July 25, 2021 12:20 PM]

PT/Coup - Tide Cancellations for Monday, July 26

Tidal currents will cancel one or more sailings from Port Townsend and Coupeville in July.  Please see our Tidal Cancellations table for a complete list of affected dates and departures.

On Monday, July 26, due to tidal currents, the 9:30 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. sailings from Port Townsend and the 10:15 a.m.  and 11:45 a.m. sailings from Coupeville are cancelled. Your alternate routes are Edmonds/Kingston and Mukilteo/Clinton.


[Last Updated: Sunday, July 25, 2021 07:05 PM]

Edm/King -Update: Kingston Term Status - 2 Hr. Wait, WSP Boarding Pass Required

There is an estimated 2 hour wait for drivers departing Kingston and the boarding pass system has been activated. Washington State Patrol will be handing out boarding passes to vehicles in queue on State Route 104 at Lindvog Rd NE. If a driver attempts to enter the terminal without a boarding pass they will be directed by WSP to the end of the queue.

Upon approaching the terminal, please remember to refrain from blocking the intersections or businesses in the area. 

Updates will occur as conditions change.


[Last Updated: Sunday, July 25, 2021 05:14 PM]

Edm/King - Update - Both Vessels an Estimated 15-25 Minutes Behind Schedule

Both vessels on the Edmonds/Kingston route are an estimated 15-25 minutes behind schedule due to the Puyallup's late departure from Eagle Harbor during vessel repositioning.

These delays will also affect the following sailing(s):

  • 5:25 p.m., 6:15 p.m., 7:00 p.m., and 7:40 p.m. from Edmonds
  • 5:30 p.m., 6:10 p.m., 7:00 p.m., and 7:45 p.m. from Kingston

We will continue to send updated travel information as it becomes available. Customers can check the online schedule for more information on scheduled upcoming sailings and also view the real-time travel map for live boat location information.


[Last Updated: Sunday, July 25, 2021 07:06 PM]

Sea/BI - Bainbridge Terminal Status - One Hour Wait for Drivers

There is an estimated one hour wait for drivers departing the Bainbridge terminal.

Updates will be provided as conditions change.


[Last Updated: Sunday, July 25, 2021 06:52 PM]

Sea/Brem - Update - Both Vessels an Estimated 25-35 Minutes Behind Schedule

The #1 Kaleetan is 35 minutes and the #2 Chimacum is 25 minutes behind schedule due to earlier vessel repositioning.

These delays will also affect the following sailing(s):

  • 6:45 p.m., 7:50 p.m., 9:05 p.m., and 10:30 p.m. from Seattle
  • 6:40 p.m., 7:55 p.m., and 9:00 p.m. from Bremerton

We will continue to send updated travel information as it becomes available. Customers can check the online schedule for more information on scheduled upcoming sailings and also view the real-time travel map for live boat location information.


[Last Updated: Sunday, July 25, 2021 07:19 PM]

Faunt/Va/SW- Update - Both Vessels Running Estimated 45 Minutes Behind Schedule

Both vessels on the Fauntleroy/Vashon/Southworth route are running an estimated 45 minutes behind schedule due to earlier vessel repositioning.

We will continue to send updated travel information as it becomes available. Customers can check the online schedule for more information on scheduled upcoming sailings and also view the real-time travel map for live boat location information.


[Last Updated: Sunday, July 25, 2021 07:08 PM]

Faunt/Va/SW - Update - Vashon Terminal - 3 Hour Wait for Vehicle Traffic

There is an estimated 3 hour wait for drivers departing Vashon Island due to the service disruption on the route.

Updates will be provided as conditions change.


[Last Updated: Sunday, July 25, 2021 02:59 PM]

Faunt/Va/SW & PD/Tahl -Reminder - Vashon Island Low Tides for July 2021

Vashon Island Low Tides

Trucks with a clearance of less than 14" should not travel to/from the north end of Vashon and Point Defiance during the following dates/times:

  • July 26, 2021  11:45 a.m. to 2:15 p.m.     -2.0                               

At low tides these loading ramps create a steep slope where the hinge at the top causes an extreme angle for trucks or RVs with a low ground clearance. Waiting for a higher tide allows for this angle to lessen at the bridge seat (top). This allows for safer clearances for vehicles low to the ground and keeps them from scraping or hanging up at these locations.

The safety of our customers and crew is WSF’s top priority. Please remember that all traveling customers are required to wear face coverings inside the terminal, at the tollbooth and aboard the ferry. Please also consider limiting your travel to only the most essential trips while service continues to be constrained by the pandemic. For additional travel information regarding COVID-19, visit the COVID-19 Travel Updates webpage.


[Last Updated: Sunday, July 04, 2021 05:19 PM]

PD/Tahl - Point Defiance Marina Parking Lot Now Closes at 10 p.m.

Due to needed increased security, Metro Parks Tacoma has begun locking the gate to the Point Defiance Marina Lot nightly at 10:00 p.m.

Customers traveling on the 10:00 p.m. sailing from Tahlequah to Point Defiance will still be able to exit the parking lot with their vehicle after arriving. However, customers sailing on the 10:55 p.m. sailing from Tahlequah will not be able to exit the parking lot when they get to Point Defiance. If customers need access to their vehicle after the 10:00 p.m. sailing, they can park their vehicle at the Tahlequah lot.


[Last Updated: Thursday, July 15, 2021 05:25 AM]

Ana/SJs/Sid - Update on International Travel To/From Sidney B.C.

The international route to and from Sidney B.C. is out of service until further notice because of COVID-19 concerns. To speak with an information agent, please call 1 888 808 7977.


[Last Updated: Sunday, July 04, 2021 01:13 PM]

Sea/BI/Brem- ADA Alert: #1 Elevator at the Seattle Terminal is Out of Service

The number one elevator at the Seattle terminal is temporarily out of service.  The number two elevator is in service. We apologize for the inconvenience. 


[Last Updated: Saturday, July 24, 2021 06:13 PM]

Faunt/Va/SW - Southworth Public Restrooms Out of Service - 7/22

The public restroom facilities at the Southworth terminal are temporarily closed due to plumbing issues. Portable restrooms will be provided. We apologize for the inconvenience and will continue to provide updates on a repair status.


[Last Updated: Saturday, July 24, 2021 06:12 PM]

Faunt/Va/SW - SW/Faunt Passengers Change Boats Friday Nights

All customers on the 9:30 p.m. sailing from Southworth to Fauntleroy will switch to a different vessel when they arrive in Vashon Island Friday evenings.

  • Walk-on passengers will exit the vessel they arrived on and briefly wait at the Vashon terminal before re-boarding their new vessel.
  • Passengers driving aboard will be directed off the boat by terminal staff and repositioned before boarding the new boat.

Once aboard, crews will then load all Fauntleroy-bound Vashon passengers before departing to West Seattle.

This adjustment allows crews more time to perform needed maintenance for the three boats assigned to the route to better avoid service disruptions.

We apologize for the inconvenience and thank you for your patience while we work to maintain our fleet.


[Last Updated: Saturday, July 24, 2021 06:12 PM]

ADA: Sea/Brem - Bremerton Women's ADA Stall Out of Service Until Further Notice

The Bremerton women's ADA restroom stall is out of service until further notice. Updates will occur as more information becomes available.


[Last Updated: Tuesday, July 13, 2021 02:32 PM]

Keller Ferry Temporarily Out of Service.

The Keller Ferry on SR 21 MP 106 that crosses the Columbia River north of Wilbur is temporarily out of service due to repairs. Updates will be provided as conditions change.

You can view all travel alerts at the WSF Travel Bulletins page. 


[Last Updated: Monday, July 19, 2021 10:12 AM]

Two-Boat Port Townsend/Coupeville Service Postponed Until Further Notice

Due to vessel crewing challenges, WSF has made the difficult decision to delay the restoration of two-boat peak season service on our Port Townsend/Coupeville route until further notice. We looked at every option, but as we’re unable to consistently provide even our current service due to a shortage of crews, adding service would mean additional cancellations. We're hiring as qualified candidates are located and working with our labor partners on these challenges.

 We will continue to provide updates as they become available. Thank you for your patience while we navigate this challenging time.