Coast Guard urges mariners to exercise caution during forecasted heavy weather

Coast Guard urges mariners to exercise caution during forecasted heavy weather
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard urges boaters and beachgoers to exercise caution in and around the waters along the northern California coast due to forecasted weather conditions over the next several days. The National Weather Service has issued a hazardous weather outlook for the greater San Francisco...

Avoid piers, breakwalls during upcoming windy weekend

Avoid piers, breakwalls during upcoming windy weekend
Large waves crash along the breakwall at Diversey Harbor in Chicago after a winter storm brought gale force winds and waves as high as 10 feet to the area Feb. 25, 2016. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Fireman Justin Zita) MILWAUKEE — After an abnormally high number of foul-weather related deaths on Lake Michigan this year, the Coast Guard urges everyone participating in waterfront activities along...

Coast Guard urges caution for hazardous weather forecasts San Francisco Bay area

Coast Guard urges caution for hazardous weather forecasts San Francisco Bay area
SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard is urging boaters, beachgoers and those who operate on and near the water to exercise caution in and around the waters of San Francisco Bay and Monterey Bay due to strong winds and heavy rains. The hazardous weather advisory of strong southerly winds up to 30 mph, with gusts up to 40 mph, and heavy rain is forecasted to impact the bay area from Tuesday evening through...

Coast Guard urges safety, proper planning in anticipation of Nor’easter

Coast Guard urges safety, proper planning in anticipation of Nor'easter
NEW YORK — Due to the impending hazardous weather with anticipated high winds and coastal flooding on November 7, 2012, the maritime community should exercise caution and make immediate preparations to ensure all waterside and shore side vessels and other components are secured.  This advisory includes recreational vessel owners, marina owners, and commercial mariners. The Captain of The Port or...

San Diego area boaters urged to remember safety during hazardous weather

SAN DIEGO — The Coast Guard is urging mariners to exercise extreme caution through the next couple of days when venturing on or near the water due to a special weather statement the National Weather Service issued Monday morning, Dec. 20. Heavy rainfall and strong winds are expected for San Diego County coastal areas beginning the afternoon of Monday Dec. 20 and continue until Wednesday Dec. 22. The...

Coast Guard warns boaters, beachgoers of inclement weekend weather

SEATTLE – The Coast Guard reminds boaters and beach goers to exercise caution this weekend in response to hazardous weather predictions from the National Weather Service. “Safe boating includes taking care of your boat even at the dock,” said Captain Salvatore Palmeri, Chief of Incident Management for the 13th Coast Guard District.”  “Severe weather conditions can blow boats...

Coast Guard urges Southern California boaters to practice caution during weekend’s inclement weather

SAN PEDRO, Calif. – The Coast Guard cautions members of the public in coastal locations around Southern California to be aware of the dangerous and rapidly changing weather conditions expected to enter the area Friday. Heavy downpours, gusty winds and small hail are predicted for the Los Angeles area late Friday into Saturday.