Coast Guard searching for missing man in Lake Michigan

Coast Guard searching for missing man in Lake Michigan
MILWAUKEE – The Coast Guard is searching for a man who went missing on Lake Michigan, Tuesday. Missing is 48-year-old Joseph Kiehm from Milwaukee. Kiehm was last seen aboard his 26-foot white sailboat, the Wild Irish, at McKinley Marina in the Milwaukee Harbor between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. A search-and-rescue controller at Coast Guard Sector Lake Michigan in Milwaukee received a phone call from Kiehm’s...

Coast Guard Station Kauai rescues two sailors off Kauai

Coast Guard Station Kauai rescues two sailors off Kauai
HONOLULU – Two sailors are safe and receiving medical care after a late night injury off Kauai prompted a call for help to the Coast Guard Tuesday. At 8:06 p.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Honolulu Command Center received a distress call on VHF Channel 16 from an individual aboard a 50-foot sailing vessel eight miles southwest of Port Allen, Kauai. The master of the sailing vessel Morning...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing man near Auke Bay, Alaska

Coast Guard suspends search for missing man near Auke Bay, Alaska
JUNEAU, Alaska — The Coast Guard suspended the search for 52-year-old Paul Keithahn in the vicinity of Coghlan Island near Auke Bay Tuesday. Crews from Coast Guard Station Juneau, the Coast Guard Cutter Liberty, Coast Guard Air Station Sitka, the Coast Guard Auxiliary, the Juneau S.E.A.D.O.G.S. and the Alaska State Troopers searched a total of 190-square miles for approximately 32 hours before suspending...

Coast Guard advises beach goers to be aware of rip currents

Coast Guard advises beach goers to be aware of rip currents
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Coast Guard is advising swimmers, surfers and other beachgoers to exercise caution at local beaches Wednesday due to a National Weather Service report stating a high risk of rip currents. The high risk of rip currents remains in effect until late Thursday night. According to a NWS weather report, the cause of the rip currents are swells from Tropical Storm Edouard. Swimmers,...

Coast Guard urges caution for strong swells, rip current conditions in San Francisco Bay

Coast Guard urges caution for strong swells, rip current conditions in San Francisco Bay
SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard is urging boaters and beach goers to exercise caution in and around the waters of San Francisco Bay due to strong swells causing increased rip current conditions over the next few days. Strong southwesterly swells are anticipated to impact coastal sections of Marin and Santa Cruz counties, causing dangerous rip current conditions. Coastal weather hazards are expected...

Coast Guard, Black Bayou fire crew responds to fire on tugboat near Lake Charles, Louisiana

Coast Guard, Black Bayou fire crew responds to fire on tugboat near Lake Charles, Louisiana
HOUSTON — The Coast Guard along with the Black Bayou Fire Department responded to a tugboat fire near Lake Charles, Louisiana, Tuesday. The six people aboard the tug vessel Garyville were able to escape and no injuries were reported. At approximately 1:15 p.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston Command Center received a report from the captain of the tug vessel Garyville, stating...

Coast Guard searching for man near Auke Bay, Alaska

Coast Guard searching for man near Auke Bay, Alaska
JUNEAU, Alaska — The Coast Guard is searching for a 52-year-old man named Paul Keithahn in the vicinity of Coghlan Island near Auke Bay Tuesday. A 25-foot response boat crew from Coast Guard Station Juneau, the Coast Guard Auxiliary vessel Parker and an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Sitka began their search Monday after a good Samaritan reported seeing the man’s...

Missing 83-year-old man located safely on land

Missing 83-year-old man located safely on land
ARNEGAT LIGHT, N.J. — The Coast Guard suspended its search off Long Beach Island for a missing 83-year-old man Tuesday after he was safely located on land. The 83-year-old man with Alzheimer’s disease, who was missing since approximately 1:30 a.m., was found by locals at approximately 8:30 a.m. near 83rd Street and Long Beach Boulevard on Brighton Beach. Involved in the search were: Coast...

Coast Guard searching for missing 83-year-old off Long Beach Island, NJ

Coast Guard searching for missing 83-year-old off Long Beach Island, NJ
BARNEGAT LIGHT, N.J. — The Coast Guard is searching for a missing 83-year-old man Tuesday off the coast of Beach Haven. The 83-year-old man, who has Alzheimer’s disease, reportedly headed to the beach on Long Beach Island early Tuesday. The Long Beach Township Police Department requested assistance from the Coast Guard after police canines traced the scent of the missing man to the waterline. Coast...