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New Voluntary Right Whale Speed Restriction Zone
Tuesday, January 30, 2018

NOAA Fisheries announces that a voluntary vessel speed restriction zone (Dynamic Management Area - DMA) has been established 54 nautical miles east-southeast of Virginia beach, Virginia (see map below) to protect an aggregation of 3 right whales sighted in this area on January 26, 2018.

Mariners: Please route around this area or transit through it at 10 knots or less.

East-Southeast of Virginia Beach, Virginia DMA through February 10, 2018
36 53 N
36 14 N
075 18W
074 29 W

This DMA in addition to the previously annouced DMAs announced on January 25 off Virginia and January 23 south of Nantucket.



Please report all right whale sightings to 866-755-NOAA (6622).


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