Coast Guard issues temporary safety zone near Morro Bay Harbor entrance

Coast Guard issues temporary safety zone near Morro Bay Harbor entrance
LOS ANGELES — The Captain of the Port will be enforcing a temporary safety zone due to hazardous weather and sea conditions in the vicinity of the Morro Bay Harbor entrance from midnight, Thursday, tomidnight March, 2, 2017. A high surf advisory issued by the National Weather Service warns of high surf building from to 12 to 15 feet today and up to 18 feet Saturday. Large waves and rip currents can...

Coast Guard advises caution on beaches in Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands

Coast Guard advises caution on beaches in Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard advises caution at beaches in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands due to incoming dangerous high surf and rip currents in the area. There are National Weather Service High Surf and Small Craft Advisories in effect for Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands through Thursday morning.  Small craft operators should exercise caution across the local waters...

Coast Guard warns of severe weather in the Oxnard area

Coast Guard warns of severe weather in the Oxnard area
LOS ANGELES – The Coast Guard warns boaters of a severe weather warning including a small craft and high surf advisory issued by NOAA. The small craft advisory is for the east Santa Barbara Channel from Point Conception to Point Mugu, including Santa Cruz Island and inner waters from Point Mugu to San Mateo Point, including Santa Catalina and Anacapa Islands. The small craft advisory will remain...

Coast Guard urges caution for hazardous ocean and beach conditions

Coast Guard urges caution for hazardous ocean and beach conditions
SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard is urging vessel owners, operators, divers and beachgoers to exercise caution in and around the waters due to high surf and strong winds that will be affecting the Bay Area this weekend. The shoreline from Point Reyes south to Big Sur are expecting 10-foot swells. Large waves can impact the beach with little or no warning and drag a person offshore in a matter of...

Coast Guard warns of high winds and surf

Coast Guard warns of high winds and surf
SAN FRANCISCO— The Coast Guard warns vessel owners, operators, and beachgoers of high surf and winds affecting the Bay Area Thursday and Friday. Sixteen to 22-foot waves are expected at beaches from Point Reyes south to Big Sur.  Small craft advisories are in effect for San Francisco Bay, Monterey Bay, and the offshore waters from Point Arena to Point Piedras Blancas. Beachgoers are advised to use...

Coast Guard urges caution for hazardous weather conditions impacting coastal areas around San Francisco Bay

Coast Guard urges caution for hazardous weather conditions impacting coastal areas around San Francisco Bay
A Coast Guard Station Golden Gate crewmember observes weather conditions at Fort Baker, Calif., (Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Loumania Stewart) SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard is urging boaters, beachgoers and others in and around the waters of San Francisco Bay to exercise caution due to heavy rains and increased wave activity over the next few days. Two storm systems will bring...

Coast Guard urging caution along California Coast

Coast Guard urging caution along California Coast
ALAMEDA, Calif. — The Coast Guard is warning beach goers and boaters to exercise extreme caution while operating along the northern California Coast from Thursday through Friday evening. The National Weather Service has issued a high surf advisory extending from south of Sonoma County into Monterey County. It is forecasted, large swells up to the 20-foot range, will create strong rip currents...

Coast Guard urges caution along California coastal areas this weekend

Coast Guard urges caution along California coastal areas this weekend
SAN FRANCISCO – The Coast Guard and the National Park Service are reminding beach goers and boaters to exercise extreme caution while operating along the Northern California Coast this weekend. The National Weather Service has issued a high surf advisory from 10 a.m. Saturday to 4 p.m. Sunday. Large swells, locally in the 8 – 10 foot range, will create a dangerous near shore environment. A...

Marine Weather off Southern California Forecast to Worsen Overnight

SAN DIEGO — The Coast Guard is urging mariners to exercise extreme caution when venturing on or near the water due to gale force winds and a high surf advisory through Thursday morning According to the National Weather Service (NWS), this storm is expected to produce strong rip currents, strong alongshore current, waves washing over jetties and other low lying coastal structures around the time of...