Coast Guard sets Port Heavy Weather Condition X-ray for Guam

Coast Guard sets Port Heavy Weather Condition X-ray for Guam
SANTA RITA, Guam — In preparation for the arrival of Tropical Depression 10W, the U.S. Coast Guard Captain of the Port for Guam has established Port Heavy Weather Condition X-ray effective 4 p.m. Tuesday. In accordance with Title 33, Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), Part 160.111(c), the COTP hereby orders the following: All commercial vessels must prepare to complete cargo operations and depart...

Coast Guard urges caution on Lake Superior

Coast Guard urges caution on Lake Superior
SAULT SAINTE MARIE, Mich. — Due to heavy rains and storms near the coastal Lake Superior region, the Coast Guard urges all boaters in the Keweenaw Waterway and Portage Lake region to avoid recreating on the water due to significant debris in the waterway caused by recent rain storms. Additionally, paddlesport enthusiasts and boaters are reminded to safeguard any loose gear, such as paddleboards,...

Coast Guard warns mariners ahead of strong storm forecasted in Southern New England

Coast Guard warns mariners ahead of strong storm forecasted in Southern New England
BOSTON — The Coast Guard is warning mariners and the public Tuesday to exercise caution along the coasts of Rhode Island and Massachusetts Wednesday into Thursday as a winter storm is forecast in our area. Conditions are expected to deteriorate Wednesday night, with hazardous wind and sea conditions throughout Southern New England waters. Operation for any craft in the maritime environment will be...

Coast Guard urges mariners to exercise caution as storm passes mid-Atlantic

Coast Guard urges mariners to exercise caution as storm passes mid-Atlantic
PHILADELPHIA — The Coast Guard encourages mariners in the mid-Atlantic region to exercise caution as a storm system passes through the region late this afternoon into Tuesday morning. A National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration National Weather Service report states the storm could bring potential sustained winds in excess of 30 miles-per-hour and seas up to or exceeding 10 feet. “Our...

Northeast Coast Guard units prepare for nor’easter, warn of dangerous marine conditions

Northeast Coast Guard units prepare for nor’easter, warn of dangerous marine conditions
Petty Officers Hayden Hunt and Derek Berkley, from Coast Guard Sector Boston, conduct a pre-storm assessment Monday, March 12, 2018. U.S. Coast Guard photo. BOSTON — The Coast Guard is conducting pre-storm assessments Monday and advising mariners and the public along the coasts of Rhode Island, Massachusetts, the Cape and Islands to exercise caution Monday night through Tuesday as a winter storm...

Coast Guard cautions of high surf conditions in Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands waters

Coast Guard cautions of high surf conditions in Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands waters
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The U.S. Coast Guard cautions of very dangerous surf and marine conditions throughout the week, with large swells and breaking waves of over 14 feet around local coastal waters and seas 16 to 20 feet expected across Atlantic waters and passages off Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector San Juan continue to monitor the weather due...

Coast Guard warns mariners, prepares for storm, coastal flooding in Tri-State area

Coast Guard warns mariners, prepares for storm, coastal flooding in Tri-State area
NEW YORK — The Coast Guard is advising mariners and swimmers along the New York and New Jersey coasts to use caution as a powerful storm approaches Thursday night through Saturday. Mariners are warned to take the following precautions to protect their vessels and their crews: If a storm is approaching, do not go out to sea. Double-check lines when securing your boat. Take precautions for items stored...

Coast Guard urges mariners to exercise caution as storm system passes mid-Atlantic region

Coast Guard urges mariners to exercise caution as storm system passes mid-Atlantic region
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard encourages mariners in the mid-Atlantic region to use extreme caution as a major storm system passes through the region later this week. According to a forecast from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration National Weather Service the storm could bring potential winds in excess of 65 mph and seas exceeding 30 feet to certain offshore areas. “Our primary...

Coast Guard prepares for powerful winter storm in Northeast

Coast Guard prepares for powerful winter storm in Northeast
BOSTON – Coast Guard units across the Northeast are gearing up as a powerful winter storm with damaging winds, snowfall, and potential for coastal flooding is expected to impact our area Thursday. The Boston-based 270-foot Coast Guard Cutter Seneca, will stage offshore to provide search and rescue coverage if needed, and shore based units are standing ready to deploy if necessary. As conditions deteriorate...