New Bedford Hurricane Barrier Closure

Title: New Bedford Hurricane Barrier Closure
Location: 52 Fisherman’s Wharf New Bedford, MA 02740
Start Date: 2016-11-13
End Date: 2016-11-19
Description:

Port of New Bedford

Port of New Bedford America’s #1 Fishing Port

November 14, 2016

NEED TO KNOW FROM HARBOR DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION

Extreme High Tides Force Hurricane Barrier Closure

The US Army Corps of Engineers will be manning the New Bedford Hurricane Barrier for the morning high tide everyday this week. Due to the extreme high tides forecasted, the barrier will likely close each day this week. Please plan accordingly.

The high tides of concern are as follows:

Tuesday 7:56AM- 5.4 ft.
Wednesday 8:48AM- 5.3 ft.
Thursday 9:41AM- 5.0 ft.
Friday 10:37AM- 4.7 ft.

THE HURRICANE BARRIER MONITORS VHF CH13 DURING CLOSURES.
portofnewbedford.org
Email HDC@newbedford-ma.gov
(508) 961-3000 tel
(508) 961-1517 fax

PORT OF NEW BEDFORD
52 Fisherman’s Wharf
New Bedford, MA 02740

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