Coast Guard urges mariners to prepare, exercise caution during forecasted heavy weather

Coast Guard urges mariners to prepare, exercise caution during forecasted heavy weather
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); 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...

Coast Guard continues storm prep, response in Pacific during Service’s 225th birthday

Coast Guard continues storm prep, response in Pacific during Service’s 225th birthday
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard continues to monitor and prepare for the arrival of Tropical Storm Guillermo in the main Hawaiian Islands and respond to damage in Guam and Saipan caused by Typhoon Soudelor, today, the Service’s 225th birthday. As our Service turns 225 we celebrate the legacy of the Coast Guard and our growth from the Revenue Cutter Service to what we are today. In response to these...

Coast Guard warns of upcoming winter storm

Coast Guard warns of upcoming winter storm
SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard advises the public to begin making preparations and exercise caution when on and around the water, as heavy rain, strong winds and high surf are predicted to impact northern and central California starting late Wednesday and continuing through Sunday evening. The National Weather Service issued a small craft advisory beginning Wednesday and remaining in effect through...

Coast Guard urging residents to avoid Lake Michigan due to high waves from weekend snowstorm

Coast Guard urging residents to avoid Lake Michigan due to high waves from weekend snowstorm
CHICAGO — The Coast Guard is reminding area residents to exercise caution, heed heavy surf warnings and avoid the shoreline of Lake Michigan as remnants of this weekend’s snowstorm continue to create dangerous surf conditions and high waves. Residents, curiosity seekers and outdoor enthusiasts are urged to stay off of walkways near the Lake, as well as rocky terrain, beaches, piers and jetties...

Coast Guard urges marine preparedness during severe weather

Coast Guard urges marine preparedness during severe weather
NEW HAVEN, Conn. – With the approach of severe weather conditions along the Connecticut and Long Island coastlines, Coast Guard officials are urging local mariners to take precautions to ensure their own safety and the safety of their vessels. “Obviously, being out on the water in blizzard conditions is extremely unsafe,” said Capt. Ed Cubanski, commander of Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound,...

Coast Guard warns maritime community of severe weather

Coast Guard warns maritime community of severe weather
SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard is advising mariners and the public exercise extreme caution along the Central California coastline through the weekend, as large westerly swells move through the area starting late Thursday. The National Weather Service is forecasting a storm system located in the north central region of the Pacific Ocean will impact the Central California coastline from Sonoma County...

Coast Guard warns of severe weather entering northeast Florida area from Hurricane Gonzalo

Coast Guard warns of severe weather entering northeast Florida area from Hurricane Gonzalo
ATLANTIC BEACH, Fla. — The Coast Guard advises mariners and beachgoers to exercise caution Tuesday while on or near the waters of Atlantic Beach, due to severe weather entering the area. A National Weather Service report states that several showers and thunderstorms are expected to move into the area, prior to a cold front. Strong wind gusts are expected as well as south winds increasing throughout...

Coast Guard reminds Tampa area boaters to stay safe during hazardous weather

Coast Guard reminds Tampa area boaters to stay safe during hazardous weather
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Coast Guard is urging mariners in Tampa, Florida and surrounding areas to exercise caution when venturing on the water due to severe weather expected until July 13. The National Weather Service issued a statement reporting heavy rainfall, strong winds and frequent lightning strikes likely during the next few days. Mariners are urged to ensure their safety equipment aboard...

Coast Guard advises boaters in the Charleston and Savannah areas to exercise caution during high winds, secure vessels, gear

Coast Guard advises boaters in the Charleston and Savannah areas to exercise caution during high winds, secure vessels, gear
CHARLESTON, S.C.  – The Coast Guard is urging the maritime community to exercise caution on the water and take measures to secure vessels and equipment during the next 72 hours. A National Weather Service forecast predicts severe weather for the Charleston and Savannah, Ga., areas through Wednesday afternoon. The approaching storm system is predicted to bring winds between 15-25 mph along with...