US Coast Guard will close southern Green Bay waters for commercial traffic

A cruise ship sailing near Yakutat struck a small piece of floating ice on Saturday.
A cruise ship sailing near Yakutat struck a small piece of floating ice on Saturday.(Coast Guard)
Published: Jan. 22, 2023 at 2:20 PM CST
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GREEN BAY, Wis. (WBAY) - Captain of the Port Sector Lake Michigan will be closing the waters of southern Green Bay to commercial vessel traffic starting on Wednesday, January 25, 2023 at 12:00 noon local time. The bay is expected to be reopened in early Spring, weather permitting.

This closure will impact all waters southwest of a line extending between Peshtigo Point and Sherwood Point in the bay of Green Bay.

This closure is made in accordance with 33 CFR 165.901.

Further inquiries can be made by phone to Sector Lake Michigan at (414) 747-7100.