Coast Guard warns mariners of hazardous lake conditions this weekend

Coast Guard warns mariners of hazardous lake conditions this weekend
Large waves crash along the breakwall at Diversey Harbor in Chicago. U.S. Coast Guard file photo by Fireman Justin Zita CLEVELAND — The Coast Guard is urging caution across the waters of the Great Lakes due to potentially hazardous weather conditions throughout the weekend. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); Gale watches and warnings...

Coast Guard urges caution as gale watch is issued for Lake Michigan

Coast Guard urges caution as gale watch is issued for Lake Michigan
CLEVELAND — The Coast Guard is urging caution across the waters of Lake Michigan due to potentially hazardous weather conditions throughout the weekend. A gale watch was issued for Lake Michigan beginning Friday morning and extending through late Saturday night and into Sunday morning. According to the National Weather Service, a gale watch is issued when the risk of gale force winds of 39 to 54...

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 urges mariner to be cautious of debris in San Francisco Delta Region

Coast Guard urges mariner to be cautious of debris in San Francisco Delta Region
Marine debris surrounds a navigation buoy in the Sacramento River, Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017.  Coast Guard photo by Aids to Navigation Team San Francisco. SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard urges mariners in the San Francisco Delta Region to exercise caution as river levels are expected to rise Wednesday evening. The National Weather Service forecasts rain through the week causing river levels to...

Coast Guard urges mariners to exercise caution during forecasted heavy weather near Delaware Bay

Coast Guard urges mariners to exercise caution during forecasted heavy weather near Delaware Bay
PHILADELPHIA — The Coast Guard urges boaters, duck hunters, fishermen and beachgoers to exercise caution in and around the waters of Southern New Jersey and Delaware due to forecasted heavy weather conditions over the next several days. Boaters are encouraged to secure their boats and boating equipment. Owners of large boats are urged to move their vessels to protected marinas where they will be...

Coast Guard urges Northern California mariners to exercise caution during forecasted heavy weather

Coast Guard urges Northern California mariners to exercise caution during forecasted heavy weather
Coast Guard Station Golden Gate lifeboat crews conduct surf training in Sausalito, Calif. (Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Loumania Stewart) SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard urges boaters and beachgoers Wednesday to exercise caution in and around the waters along the Northern California coast due to forecasted weather conditions through the weekend. The National Weather Service is...

Coast Guard warns of coastal hazards in Southern California

Coast Guard warns of coastal hazards in Southern California
LOS ANGELES — The Coast Guard warns beachgoers and boaters of a heavy coastal hazard warning issued by the National Weather Service for Southern California beaches. The coastal hazard warning will remain in effect from late Wednesday evening until Monday evening. A large west to northwest swell will continue to move across California coastal waters. Heavy weather and high surf will affect all west...

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 urges mariners to prepare, exercise caution during forecasted heavy weather

Coast Guard urges mariners to prepare, exercise caution during forecasted heavy weather
SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard urges boaters and beachgoers Friday to exercise caution in and around the waters along the Northern California coast due to forecasted weather conditions through the weekend. The National Weather Service is expecting cold temperatures, rain, high winds and heavy seas to affect the greater San Francisco Bay Area. Owners of small crafts (skiffs, kayaks, paddleboards,...