Coast Guard prepares for Tropical Storm Nate

Coast Guard prepares for Tropical Storm Nate
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard has begun securing its area of responsibility and adjusting port conditions along the Gulf Coast as the threat of Tropical Storm Nate continues to move north Thursday. The Coast Guard urges all mariners to continuously monitor local and national weather sources and avoid coastal areas that may be impacted by the storm. Owners of large boats are urged to move their vessels...

Coast Guard sets Port Condition WHISKEY for Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands

Coast Guard sets Port Condition WHISKEY for Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands
SAN JUAN – The Coast Guard Captain of Port has scheduled to set condition WHISKEY at 8 p.m. for Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgins Islands due to the possibility of sustained gale force winds greater than 39 mph from Tropical Storm Maria that may arrive within 72 hours. The Captain of the Port San Juan strongly cautions the maritime community to remain vigilant and take the necessary precautions as...

Coast Guard sets Port Condition Whiskey for Wilmington, Morehead City, NC

Coast Guard sets Port Condition Whiskey for Wilmington, Morehead City, NC
5 pm forecast from the National Hurricane Center WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Captain of the Port (COTP) North Carolina has set Port Condition Whiskey for the ports of Wilmington and Morehead City in preparation for the anticipated weather impact of Hurricane Irma. Gale force winds (34 knots or 39 mph) are expected to reach Frying Pan Shoals Lighted Buoy 16 (LLNR 835) within 72 hours. Pleasure craft are...

Coast Guard sets port condition Whiskey in Charleston

Coast Guard sets port condition Whiskey in Charleston
CHARLESTON, S.C. — Effective 12 p.m. Thursday, the Coast Guard Captain of the Port (COTP) set port condition Whiskey for the Port of Charleston and all other terminals and facilities due to the expectation of sustained gale force winds generated by Hurricane Irma that may arrive within 72 hours. These ports and facilities are currently open to all commercial traffic and all transfer operations may...

Coast Guard sets port condition Whiskey in Savannah, Brunswick

Coast Guard sets port condition Whiskey in Savannah, Brunswick
CHARLESTON, S.C. — Effective 10 a.m. Thursday, the Coast Guard Captain of the Port (COTP) set port condition Whiskey for the Ports of Savannah and Brunswick and all other terminals and facilities due to the expectation of sustained gale force winds generated by Hurricane Irma that may arrive within 72 hours. These ports and facilities are currently open to all commercial traffic and all transfer...

Coast Guard sets Port Condition WHISKEY for Tampa, St. Petersburg, Manatee ports

Coast Guard sets Port Condition WHISKEY for Tampa, St. Petersburg, Manatee ports
TAMPA, Fla. – Effective 8 a.m. Wednesday, the Coast Guard set Port Condition WHISKEY (sustained Gale Force winds from a hurricane force storm are predicted within 72 hours) for Tampa, St. Petersburg and Manatee ports All mariners are reminded that there are no safe havens in these ports and that the port is safest when the inventory of vessels is at a minimum. For planning purposes, all oceangoing...

Coast Guard sets port condition Whiskey for the Port of Jacksonville, Fernandina

Coast Guard sets port condition Whiskey for the Port of Jacksonville, Fernandina
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Effective 8 p.m. Wednesday, the Coast Guard Captain of the Port (COTP) set port condition Whiskey for the Port of Jacksonville and Fernandina and all other terminals and facilities due to the expectation of sustained gale force winds generated by Hurricane Irma that may arrive within 72 hours. These ports and facilities are currently open to all commercial traffic and all transfer...

Coast Guard sets port condition Whiskey for Port Canaveral

Coast Guard sets port condition Whiskey for Port Canaveral
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Effective 12 p.m. Wednesday, the Coast Guard captain of the port (COTP) set port condition Whiskey for Port Canaveral terminals and facilities due to the expectation of sustained gale force winds generated by Hurricane Irma that may arrive within 72 hours. These ports and facilities are currently open to all commercial traffic and all transfer operations may continue while Whiskey...

Coast Guard sets port condition Whiskey for South Florida Ports

Coast Guard sets port condition Whiskey for South Florida Ports
MIAMI – Effective 8 a.m. Wednesday, the Coast Guard captain of the port (COTP) set port condition Whiskey for Port Miami, Miami River, Port Everglades, Port of Palm Beach, Port of Fort Pierce and all other South Florida terminals and facilities due to the expectation of sustained gale force winds of 25 mph and gusts up to 40 mph generated by Hurricane Irma that may arrive within 72 hours. These ports...