Winter storms mean ferry travelers need patience

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for most of the region that will be in effect from Sunday, Feb. 10 through Monday, Feb. 11 and a winter storm watch from Monday afternoon (February 11) through Tuesday, February 12. These storms could bring up to a several inches of snow to some areas of Western Washington.

A windy ride on the ferry in 2017. Sharon Kivisto photo


UPDATE: Lopez ferry terminal back in service

On Tuesday, February 5, 2019 due to a mechanical failure at the Washington State Ferries Lopez Island ferry terminal caused by low temperatures, all sailings in and out of Lopez Island were cancelled. Repairs were finished by 9 p.m. and the terminal was back in service. The 11:15 p.m. sailing of the Hyak from Friday Harbor will make an unscheduled stop on Lopez before arriving at Anacortes.  

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