A high wind advisory from the National Weather Service has prompted the Steamship Authority to cancel service yesterdayon Thursday, October 10.
A website advisory, updated at 12:45 PM Thursday, October 10, announced cancellation of all service to and from Nantucket. Around 3:30 PM, the Steamship Authority announced cancellation of all service to and from Martha's Vineyard.
The National Weather Service advisory warns of northeast winds of 30 to 40 miles per hour with gusts up to 60 mph.
In addition to the cancellations the Steamship Authority travel advisory notes, "aftereffects of the storm may also cause significant disruptions on both routes on Friday, October 11."
Change and cancellation fees have been waived for passengers looking to re-arrange their travel itinerary.
The National Weather Service advisory will be in effect until 6AM on Friday, October 10.