Steamship Authority Travel Advisory - Tropical Storm Jose

Expect service disruptions possibly through Friday

From the Steamship Authority:

Special Travel Advisory


The National Weather Service has issued a Tropical Storm Warning for Cape Cod, Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket. Tropical Storm force winds are expected throughout Thursday. The Steamship Authority expects trip service disruptions Wednesday, Thursday and possibly Friday due to the potential impacts of Hurricane Jose.


The Steamship Authority has temporarily suspended its ferry service on the Nantucket route due to high winds and rough seas.


Ferry service for Martha’s Vineyard is continuing on a trip-by-trip basis.

All of Wednesday’s (September 20) and Thursday’s (September 21) trips to and from Oak Bluffs are being diverted to Vineyard Haven.

The Steamship Authority is continuing to monitor the progress of the pending storm and will issue further travel advisories and updates as revised forecasts are released by the National Weather Service.

The Steamship Authority advises their customers to check its website,, for further announcements regarding the resumption of ferry service. welcomes thoughtful comments and the varied opinions of our readers. We are in no way obligated to post or allow comments that our moderators deem inappropriate. We reserve the right to delete comments we perceive as profane, vulgar, threatening, offensive, racially-biased, homophobic, slanderous, hateful or just plain rude. Commenters may not attack or insult other commenters, readers or writers. Commenters who persist in posting inappropriate comments will be banned from commenting on