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NOUS71 KVUY 021613
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ANZ051-052-150>152-071-170-172-162300-

YORK, ME TO BAR HARBOR, ME

NATIONAL MARINE FISHERIES SERVICE MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EASTERN REGION HEADQUARTERS BOHEMIA NY
1113 AM EST FRI DEC 2 2022

NOAA FISHERIES ANNOUNCES THAT A VOLUNTARY VESSEL SPEED REDUCTION
ZONE UNDER THE RIGHT WHALE SLOW ZONE PROGRAM IS IN EFFECT EAST OF
PORTLAND, MAINE THROUGH DECEMBER 16, 2022 TO PROTECT RIGHT WHALES.
ALL MARINERS AND RECREATIONAL BOATERS ARE REQUESTED TO ROUTE AROUND
THIS AREA OR TRANSIT THROUGH IT AT 10 KNOTS OR LESS.

THE EAST OF PORTLAND SLOW ZONE IS BOUNDED BY THE FOLLOWING
COORDINATES, 43 DEGREES 50 MINUTES NORTH, 43 DEGREES 10 MINUTES
NORTH, 68 DEGREES 18 MINUTES WEST, 69 DEGREES 13 MINUTES WEST.

&&

ATTN: CAR GYX

NOAA FISHERIES REQUESTS THAT THE MESSAGE ABOVE IS BROADCAST AT
APPROXIMATELY 30-MINUTE INTERVALS THROUGH DECEMBER 16.

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