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BOATER GUIDELINES IN HURRICANE PREPARATION

All boaters in the U.S. Vigin Islands are advised of the procedures to follow in the preparation for tropical storms and hurricanes.
A five day notice will be given to the boaters based on the location of the storm. Entry into a Hurricane Haven will be on a first come, first served basis. Enforcement officers will assist boaters in locating a site for the vessel within the haven.
Boaters will return to regular moorings once the approved news bulletin has been issued.
All anchors will remain in place for the entire hurricane season. Vessels leaving anchors in the haven will use one mooring ball, attached to the anchor marked with the vessel registration number.
Securing vessels to nearby trees is permissible when deemed necessary by the assisting Enforcement officer.
Vessels may not anchor in or obstruct the navigational channel in Brenner Bay, St. Thomas, or Krause Lagoon and Salt River, St. Croix.
After the hurricane season all anchors will be removed at a time announced by the DPNR.
Boaters should not remain on board their vessels during a storm or hurricane. Boaters violating this provision do so at their own risk.
Hurricane Havens are at the following locations:
St. Thomas/Water Island – Benner Bay, Mandahl Pond, Flamingo Bay
St. Croix – Krause Lagoon, Salt River
St. John Hurricae Hole
For additional information cantact the DPNR at 774-3320 ext 5106.

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Power rotation schedule.WAPA ALERT:

STT/STJ— Please be advised the following is a tentative rotation schedule of when feeders will be impacted. The schedule is based on load demand and subject to change. 1:00 am – 3:00 am Feeders 5A, 6A and 8A will be impacted | 3:00 am – 5:00 am Feeders 10B, 6B and 7B will be impacted | 5:00 am – 7:00 am Feeders 8B, 7E and 9C will be impacted | 8:00 am - 10:00 am Feeders 9E, 7C and 6A will be impacted. Once again, all of the timeframes listed are estimates and designed to help with planning and preparation. We apologize for the inconvenience and thank you for your ongoing patience as we work to resolve this issue.

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Curious what is going on with 7A as it is not listed in the rotation and just seems to be OUT?!

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All boaters in the U.S. Vigin Islands are advised of the procedures to follow in the preparation for tropical storms and hurricanes.
A five day notice will be given to the boaters based on the location of the storm. Entry into a Hurricane Haven will be on a first come, first served basis. Enforcement officers will assist boaters in locating a site for the vessel within the haven.
Boaters will return to regular moorings once the approved news bulletin has been issued.
All anchors will remain in place for the entire hurricane season. Vessels leaving anchors in the haven will use one mooring ball, attached to the anchor marked with the vessel registration number.
Securing vessels to nearby trees is permissible when deemed necessary by the assisting Enforcement officer.
Vessels may not anchor in or obstruct the navigational channel in Brenner Bay, St. Thomas, or Krause Lagoon and Salt River, St. Croix.
After the hurricane season all anchors will be removed at a time announced by the DPNR.
Boaters should not remain on board their vessels during a storm or hurricane. Boaters violating this provision do so at their own risk.
Hurricane Havens are at the following locations:
St. Thomas/Water Island - Benner Bay, Mandahl Pond, Flamingo Bay
St. Croix - Krause Lagoon, Salt River
St. John Hurricae Hole
For additional information cantact the DPNR at 774-3320 ext 5106.