Pierce County Ferry Rider Alert

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May 30, 2019 1:55 PM

Extreme low tide restrictions in effect for oversized and low clearance vehicles.

Please be advised that extreme tides will restrict some oversized and low-clearance vehicles from certain ferry sailings throughout the summer.

Vehicles with low landing gear, low hitch connections, and vehicles with extended overhang from the rear axle of the vehicle may be denied access to the ferry during extreme low tides.

If you have questions about tide-related restrictions, please contact customer service at (253) 588-1950. You can view tide information from NOAA at https://tidesandcurrents.noaa.gov/noaatidepredictions.html?id=9446714 to see predicted times of low tides. If traveling with one of the affected vehicle types, avoid scheduled ferry runs during tides of 0 feet or below.

Days with predicted tides 0 feet and below:

JUNE
June 1 to 9
June 14 to 22
June 29 to 30

JULY
July 1 to 7 (Note: this will affect the July 4 holiday and weekend)
July 12 to 20
July 28 to 31

AUGUST
August 1 to 4
August 10 to 17
August 26 to 31

SEPTEMBER
September 1
September 24 to 28

We look forward to providing safe travel throughout the summer. If you intend to travel with one of the affected vehicle types, please plan accordingly to avoid being denied boarding on your day of travel.

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