Caution! Right Whales Ahead!

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.

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