Coast Guard reopens Capes following blizzard in Hampton Roads, Va.

Coast Guard reopens Capes following blizzard in Hampton Roads, Va.
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads Captain of the Port fully reopened the Port at noon Friday. Ice condition two is still in effect. Ice has been reported on Virginia’s Eastern Shore and in the Chesapeake Bay tributaries. “The Port is now open without restrictions,” said...

Coast Guard sets seasonal ice condition 2 in northern Chesapeake Bay and tributaries

Coast Guard sets seasonal ice condition 2 in northern Chesapeake Bay and tributaries
BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard Sector Maryland National-Capital Region Captain of the Port (COTP) set seasonal ice condition two Wednesday, and cautions mariners to be aware of ice formation on the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries. Seasonal ice condition two is set when ice of noteworthy thickness and coverage has formed within the Chesapeake and Delaware Canal, the upper Potomac River, and on the...

Coast Guard sets ice condition 2 in Hampton Roads, plans to close Capes to vessel traffic

Coast Guard sets ice condition 2 in Hampton Roads, plans to close Capes to vessel traffic
Coast Guard Cutter Chock file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class David R. Marin) PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads Captain of the Port set ice condition two and closed the Capes to inbound and outbound vessel traffic at 6 p.m. today. Ice condition two is set when there is significant formation of ice in navigable waters. Ice has been reported on Virginia’s Eastern Shore and in...

Coast Guard warns mariners of ice formations in the Delaware Bay

PHILADELPHIA – The Coast Guard Captain of the Port Sector Delaware Bay in Philadelphia has set ice condition two Saturday and is warning mariners to be aware of ice in the Delaware Bay and River.