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Speed cap in lower Glacier Bay as numerous whales are sighted

Alaska's Glacier Bay National Park set a 13-knot vessel speed limit in certain areas after numerous humpback whales have been sighted.

The speed restriction takes effect at 5 a.m. Thursday in lower Glacier Bay, lower Whidbey Passage, Fingers Bay, Berg Bay and around Willoughby Island.

The impacted areas are indicated in blue on the map.

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