POINT JUDITH, R.I. (WPRI) – In anticipation of the high surf and strong winds from quickly-approaching Jose, ferries throughout Rhode Island and Massachusetts have cancelled or adjusted scheduled trips.
The Block Island Ferry has cancelled all trips Wednesday due to high seas.
Trips to and from the island were cancelled all day Tuesday as well. Those planning to use the ferry service through the end of the week are encouraged to check the website or call the ticket office at 401-783-7996 in advance.
Meanwhile, the Department of Transportation announced Monday that all trips on the Providence to Newport ferry have been cancelled for Tuesday and Wednesday.
The Island Queen passenger ferry to Martha’s Vineyard has cancelled all trips from Falmouth to Martha’s Vineyard through Thursday, and will be operating on a trip-by-trip basis on Friday. More information can be found on the ferry’s travel alert page or by calling 508-548-4800.
The Steamship Authority has cancelled all trips to Nantucket Wednesday. Ferries to Martha’s Vineyardare running on a case-by-case basis, and high seas continue to divert all ferries from Oak Bluffs to Vineyard Haven. Updated information about schedule changes can be found on the Steamship Authority’s website or by calling the ticket office at 508-477-8600.