Some ferry services to the islands of Lake Erie are still disrupted following storms and high winds
SANDUSKY, Ohio – Part of the ferry service between the mainland and the islands of Lake Erie is still disrupted on Saturday, following storms that caused high winds, rough waters and flooding on Friday.
Kelleys Island Ferry and Jet Express, which offer ferry service to Put-in-Bay and Kelleys Island, service was suspended from Friday due to rough waters.
the Miller Ferry announced on his Facebook page that after a successful trip on Saturday morning, he will continue to make trips on Saturday to Put-in-Bay and Middle Bass. The Put-in-Bay trips will run hourly until approximately 1:30 PM. They will then revert to a half-hour schedule.
“The Middle Bass trips are on schedule and we’ve added an additional 3:15 from Middle Bass and 4:15 from Catawba,” the Facebook page says. “Thank you all for your patience as we navigate these ‘rough waters. We hope to see you on the islands and enjoy the rest of your Memorial Weekend! “
the Kelley Island Ferry not operate on Saturday but hope to resume on Sunday.
the Jet Express Ferry has suspended all Saturday trips from Port Clinton to Put-in-Bay and will reassess the situation at noon Saturday. All trips from Sandusky to Kelley’s Island are canceled on Saturday and will resume on Sunday.
The US Coast Guard station in Cleveland is warning of the choppy state of Lake Erie as waves reach six to eight feet. The lake will calm down on Monday morning, a Coast Guard spokesperson said.
The Coast Guard says not to operate a boat in these conditions.
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