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Ferries To The Islands Diverted, Canceled Due To Weather At Start Of Long Weekend

OAK BLUFFS (CBS) – Due to a wind advisory, The Steamship Authority, which ferries passengers to Nantucket and Martha's Vineyard has diverted all remaining Friday trips to and from Oak Bluffs to Vineyard Haven.

A quick drop in temperatures and an expected period of wind gusts between 40-50 mph "has the potential to disrupt marine operations in the Cape and Islands…," the company said.

The Nantucket to Hyannis trip at 6:15 p.m. has been canceled.

For updated schedules or to make/modify a reservation, call 508-477-8600 or visit www.steamshipauthority.com.

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