Caution! Right Whales Ahead!
April 27, 2018
Martha’s Vineyard – In response to recent sightings of three North Atlantic right whales south of Martha’s Vineyard on April 24 NOAA Fisheries has announced a voluntary vessel speed restriction zone to be in effect until May 9 has been established in the area after the whales were seen 19 nautical miles south of the Vineyard.
Mariners are asked to avoid the area or transit at 10 knots or less.