Several drivers snapped photos and took video when they spotted the boat in the northbound lanes near Exit 98 in Wall Township.
Video from the scene showed only the hull of the small vessel visible above the water.
Boaters can expect big crowds for the last of the big summer holidays. That also means increased hazards on the water.
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Four duck hunters were treated for hypothermia Thursday, after their boat capsized on Long Island.
The 56-foot Jessica Heather hit the shore shortly near The Pier Shops at Caesars, and was found around 2 a.m., the Coast Guard said.
Ninive Petrocelli was a talented and intelligent artist and businesswoman, but officials said she was not wearing a life jacket on her boat this past weekend when she went overboard and lost her life.
A woman reported missing early Sunday was found dead in the waters off Long Island several hours later, and police were investigating the circumstances of her death.
A service for Lindsey Stewart of Piermont was held Thursday at the church in Pearl River where she would have been married Aug. 10.
Cell phone video shot by one of the survivors of a boat crash on the Hudson River shows the last few seconds before it slammed into a barge, prosecutors said Wednesday.
Gary Minnick’s 29-foot hand-crafted hybrid started out as a sail boat. The flat canopy of solar panels generate 28,000 watts of electricity to quietly power an electric outboard motor, equivalent to a nine horsepower gasoline engine.
Three people were rescued Saturday morning after a boat overturned on the East River alongside Lower Manhattan.
City environmental officials this summer began allowing small boats on the Neversink, Pepacton, Schoharie, and Cannonsville reservoirs as long as the boats were steam cleaned to protect the drinking water.
Dangerous tide and current conditions have caused rescuers to suspend a search in the Long Island Sound waters near Fishers Island for a woman who disappeared when the boat she was aboard sank.
Stamford police said the body of 30-year-old Keith Morris was discovered near the accident scene Monday afternoon.