SSA cautions travelers that oncoming blizzard could disrupt travel

SSA cautions travelers that oncoming blizzard could disrupt travel

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An oncoming blizzard is expected to disrupt SSA ferry service. – File photo by Michael Cummo.

Updated 10 am, Sunday

The Steamship Authority (SSA) has alerted customers to a winter storm watch issued by the National Weather Service from 7 pm, Monday until 1 am, Wednesday.

“Based on the current forecast, the Steamship Authority anticipates possible service disruptions Monday evening and Tuesday,” the SSA said. The SSA advised customers to check the Authority’s website for further updates.

To make or modify a reservation call 508-477-8600, go online at steamshipauthority.com, or visit one of the terminals.

Current SSA conditions may be viewed at steamshipauthority.com/ssa/OpsInfo.cfm.

The National Weather Service predicts heavy snow and “strong to damaging winds” across the Cape and islands 35 to 45 miles per hour with gusts between 60 and 70 MPH.

“The worst of the storm will be Monday night into Tuesday afternoon.”