Inclement Weather Updates

28 Dec 2021

For Thursday, Dec. 30

[Update  |  7 a.m.]: 

Due to overnight snowfall and the hazardous driving conditions in the local community, NAS Whidbey Island is shifting to Mission-Essential personnel (MEP) only for Thursday, Dec. 30, 2021.

  • The CYP will open at 8:30 a.m. for Mission-Essential Personnel only.
  • The galley will be open for breakfast, lunch and dinner to support MEP and Sailors living on base.
  • The LIBERTY Center will be open from noon-6 p.m. If no Sailors are in LIBERTY or weather worsens the Center will close an hour early.
  • All other Fleet & Family Services programs, including the fitness center, are closed.

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Wednesday, Dec. 29  |  3 p.m.]:

NAS Whidbey Island plans to be on a two-hour delayed opening for Thursday, Dec. 30, due to lingering and anticipated hazards from the winter storm. Personnel should contact their chain-of-command if unsure of when to report for duty. Fleet & Family Readiness Facilities, including the Fitness Center, will open at 9 a.m. All Child and Youth Programs will open at 8:30 a.m. for child drop off.

Some roads are icy and most are packed with snow. Personnel should use appropriate speeds while driving. Also, be cautious while walking in parking lots and sidewalks that may be icy. Charles Porter and Torpedo gates will be open for full inbound and outbound operations 24/7. Saratoga will open 8 a.m. if conditions permit. Nortz Gate’s opening is to be determined.

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or Wednesday, Dec. 29:

NAS Whidbey Island will be on a two-hour delayed opening for Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2021, due to lingering hazards from the winter storm. Fleet & Family Readiness Facilities, including the Fitness Center, will open at 9 a.m.

  • The Golf course is closed until further notice. All Child and Youth Programs will open at 8:30 a.m. for child drop off.
  • Child and Youth Programs will open at 0830 for child drop off. Personnel should use an alternate route through housing to get to the Youth Center as Meadow is closed at the entrance to Victory Terrace Housing.
  • The Child Development Home Information Night has been postponed until Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2022.

Some roads are icy and most are packed with snow. Personnel should use appropriate speeds while driving. Also, be cautious while walking in parking lots and sidewalks that may be icy.

Charles Porter and Torpedo gates will be open for full inbound and outbound operations. Langley Blvd. hill will open if it is clear and passable. Personnel should be prepared to use Charles Porter Gate when reporting to work in the morning. People living in the Whidbey Apartments may access the base through Langley Gate. Torpedo Gate is open for Seaplane Base.

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For Tuesday, Dec 28:

[Update  |  7 a.m.]: 

Due to overnight snowfall and the hazardous driving conditions in the local community, NAS Whidbey Island is shifting to Mission Essential personnel only for Tuesday, December 28, 2021.

  • The CDC will open at 8:30 a.m. for MEP  only. Personnel should use an alternate route through housing to get to the Youth Center as Meadow is closed at the entrance to Victory Terrace Housing.
  • The Child Development Home Information Night has been postponed until Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2022.
  • The galley will be open for breakfast, lunch and dinner to support MEP and Sailors living on base.
  • The Liberty Center will be open from noon-6 p.m. If no Sailors are in Liberty or weather worsens the Center will close an hour early.
  • All other Fleet & Family Services programs, including the fitness center, are closed.

Contact your command for further details.

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[Monday, Dec 27  |  3 p.m.]:

NAS Whidbey Island will be on a two-hour delayed opening for Tuesday, Dec. 28, 2021, due to continued hazards from the winter storm.

Fleet & Family Readiness Facilities, including the Fitness Center, will open at 9 a.m. Gallery Golf course is closed until further notice. Child and Youth Programs will open at 8:30 a.m. for child drop off.

Some roads are icy and most are packed with snow. Personnel should use appropriate speeds while driving. Also, be cautious while walking in parking lots and sidewalks that may be icy.


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For Monday, Dec. 27:

NAS Whidbey Island is now in a Mission Essential Personnel (MEP) reduced operating status due to inclement weather. Charles Porter and Torpedo gates are open; all others closed. MEP should report to work as directed by their unit leadership. All other personnel should contact their chain-of-command for further instructions.

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For Sunday, Dec. 26:

Due to the recent inclement weather, the following Fleet & Family Readiness facilities hours of operation are effective:

The following FFR facilities are CLOSED today:

  • N9 and MWR services, including Child Youth Programs 

Open for today:

  • The galley will be open for breakfast, lunch an dinner to support MEP and Sailors living on base. 
  • LlBERTY Center 
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Please note; inclement weather updates are shared as details become available and information contained on our website may not be the most recent as installation commands make critical decisions based on safety. Information contained on our Weather pages pertains only to Fleet & Family Readiness programs, services and facilities and may not reflect information regarding installation operations. Please contact your command for full details regarding these matters. Information regarding gate closures can be obtained via individual installation telephone information lines.