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Expect heavy ferry traffic

Drivers using the Coupeville-Port Townsend ferry route can expect heavy eastbound traffic at Port Townsend from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Sunday, Sept. 23 due to the annual Oyster Run motorcycle ride in Anacortes.

All drivers, including motorcyclists, are encouraged to make reservations on the Washington State Ferries website or by calling 511 to ensure space availability on their desired departure. The Coupeville terminal can experience heavy westbound traffic between 2 and 5 p.m. Sunday.

Washington State Ferries’ fall schedule begins on Sunday.

The two-boat sailing schedule, with sailings every 45 minutes, will be reduced to one boat, with sailings every 90 minutes, beginning Tuesday, Oct. 9.

 

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