Slow Speed Zone SE of NYC to Protect Right Whales

In Effect Through December 2

NOAA Fisheries is triggering a Slow Zone (voluntary vessel speed restriction zone), southeast of New York City.

This Slow Zone was triggered on November 17, 2020, when the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute acoustic monitoring buoy detected right whales in the New York Bight, New York.

Mariners, please go around this areas or go slow (10 knots or less) inside this area where right whales have been detected.

Southeast of New York City Slow Zone is in effect through December 2.

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073 03 W
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