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SOUTHEAST OF ATLANTIC CITY

NATIONAL MARINE FISHERIES SERVICE MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EASTERN REGION HEADQUARTERS BOHEMIA NY
230 PM EST THU DEC 2 2021

THE NATIONAL MARINE FISHERIES SERVICE ANNOUNCES THAT A VOLUNTARY
VESSEL SPEED RESTRICTION ZONE UNDER THE RIGHT WHALE SLOW ZONE
PROGRAM IS CURRENTLY IN EFFECT SOUTHEAST OF ATLANTIC CITY, NJ TO
PROTECT AN AGGREGATION OF RIGHT WHALES. THIS RIGHT WHALE SLOW ZONE
IS IN EFFECT IMMEDIATELY THROUGH DECEMBER 17, 2021. ALL MARINERS AND
RECREATIONAL BOATERS ARE REQUESTED TO ROUTE AROUND THIS AREA OR
TRANSIT THROUGH IT AT 10 KNOTS OR LESS.

THE SOUTHEAST OF ATLANTIC CITY, NJ SLOW ZONE IS BOUNDED BY THE
FOLLOWING COORDINATES, 39 DEGREES 25 MINUTES NORTH LATITUDE, 38
DEGREES 44 MINUTES NORTH LATITUDE, 73 DEGREES 44 MINUTES WEST
LONGITUDE, 74 DEGREES 30 MINUTES WEST LONGITUDE.

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