Recent storms have pushed tons of sand into the Hyannis channel, causing ferries to be delayed.
The threat of coastal flooding prompted Marshfield police to issue a Code Red Alert, asking coastal residents to self evacuate to safe place for next two high tides.
A ferry from Boston to Provincetown ran aground in Boston Harbor due to operator error.
The Hyannis-to-Nantucket high speed ferry is expected to be out of service for nearly a week after suffering damage during a recent trip.
U.S. Coast Guard crews will be on the water throughout the Fourth of July weekend boarding recreational boats to ensure they have proper safety gear and that operators aren’t under the influence of drugs or alcohol.
WBZ’s Neil Chayet is captain of the ship in this case.