National marine sanctuary offices and visitor centers closed to the public; waters remain open

NOAA's national marine sanctuary offices and visitor centers are closed to the public while the waters remain open for responsible use in accordance with CDC guidance and local regulations. More information on the response from NOAA's Office of National Marine Sanctuaries can be found on

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Aiding Mariners and Protecting Right Whales
Whale Alert iPad and iPhone App
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About the App

WhaleALERT is an app designed to augment existing ship navigation tools informing mariners of the safest and most current information to reduce the risk of ship and right whale collisions.

- Seasonal Management Areas

- Right Whale Listening Buoys

- Dynamic Management Areas

- Areas to be Avoided

- Mandatory Ship Reporting Areas

- Recommended Routes


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