Travel alert: Strong winds force some cancellations


Updated Jan. 1 8:15 am

The following trips have been canceled due to Weather conditions.

MV ISLAND HOME 6 am Woods Hole to Vineyard Haven

MV MARTHA’S VINEYARD 6 am Vineyard Haven to Woods Hole

MV ISLAND HOME 7 am Vineyard Haven to Woods Hole

MV MARTHA’S VINEYARD 7 am Woods Hole to Vineyard Haven

According to a tweet from the SSA, service is expected to resume at 8:15 am between Martha’s Vineyard and Woods Hole.

On Monday, the Steamship Authority issued a travel advisory for Tuesday.

“The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory from 8 am to 5 pm on Tuesday, January 1, 2019,” the alert states. “Winds of between 15 mph and 30 mph are forecast, with gusts up to 50 mph. The strongest winds are forecast from mid-to late-morning through the afternoon. Service disruptions on both routes are possible.”

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The Steamship Authority advises its customers to check the authority’s website for further updates.

To make or modify a reservation please call 508.477.8600, online at, or visit one of the terminals.