Coast Guard reopens the Port of Everglades and Port of Palm Beach

Coast Guard reopens the Port of Everglades and Port of Palm Beach
MIAMI — The Coast Guard Captain of the Port has determined that the Port of Everglades is safe for marine traffic and reopened the port with no restrictions at 8 p.m. Tuesday. The Captain of the Port also has reopened the Port of Palm Beach with no restrictions as of 12:30 p.m. Wednesday. Due to potential effects from Hurricane Irma throughout coastal Florida, mariners are urged to transit with caution...

Coast Guard sets port condition Yankee for South Florida Ports

Coast Guard sets port condition Yankee for South Florida Ports
MIAMI – Effective 12 p.m. Friday, the Coast Guard captain of the port (COTP) set port condition Yankee 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 24 hours. These ports...

Coast Guard sets port condition X-ray for South Florida Ports

Coast Guard sets port condition X-ray for South Florida Ports
MIAMI – Effective 12 p.m. Thursday, the Coast Guard captain of the port (COTP) set port condition X-ray 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 48 hours. These ports...

Coast Guard sets port condition Zulu for South Florida ports

Coast Guard sets port condition Zulu for South Florida ports
MIAMI – The Coast Guard has closed Port Miami, Miami River, Port Everglades, Port of Palm Beach, Port of Fort Pierce and all other South Florida terminals and facilities Wednesday due to the expectation of sustained gale force winds generated by Hurricane Matthew that may arrive within 12 hours. Capt. Megan Dean, the Captain of the Port of Miami has set Hurricane Port Condition Zulu which sets a...

Coast Guard sets port condition Yankee for South Florida ports

Coast Guard sets port condition Yankee for South Florida ports
MIAMI – The Coast Guard captain of the port (COTP) set port condition Yankee effective 9 p.m. Tuesday for Port of Palm Beach and Port of Fort Pierce, and effective 4 a.m. Wednesday for Port Everglades, Port Miami and Miami River due to the expectation of sustained gale force winds of 25 mph and gusts up to 40 mph generated by Hurricane Matthew that may arrive within 24 hours. Vessels will be able...

Coast Guard sets port condition WHISKEY for South Florida ports

Coast Guard sets port condition WHISKEY for South Florida ports
MIAMI – Effective 8:00 p.m. Thursday, Capt. Austin Gould, Coast Guard Captain of the Port (COTP), set port condition WHISKEY for Port Miami, Miami River, Port Everglades, Port of Palm Beach, Port of Ft. Pierce, and all other South Florida terminals and facilities due to the expectation that sustained gale force winds generated by Tropical Storm Erika may arrive within 72 hours. These ports and...

Captain of the Port sets Port Condition ZULU, closing Ports of Miami, Everglades and Palm Beach

Captain of the Port sets Port Condition ZULU, closing Ports of Miami, Everglades and Palm Beach
MIAMI — Coast Guard Sector Miami Captain of the Port, Capt. Chris Scraba, increased to Port Condition ZULU at 11 p.m. Saturday closing the Port of Miami, Port Everglades and Port of Palm Beach in anticipation of Tropical Storm Isaac. The Captain of the Port has been working in very close coordination with the Ports’ Severe Weather Advisory Team on all port condition decisions. These ports...