Freedom Of The Seas Encounters Rough Seas, High Winds
Media reports state that Freedom Of The Seas encountered unanticipated high winds and seas as the ship left Port Canaveral over the weekend. These were the result of a developing storm in the Florida/Bahamas area.
Reports are that winds were three times higher than forecast and seas were in the 18-20 foot range. Some damage occurred in public areas and cabins. Elevators were off-line for a time and passengers were ordered to stay in their cabins. Some minor injuries were reported.
According to RCI the ship will continue on it's scheduled itinerary.