Coast Guard sets port condition X-ray in Savannah

Coast Guard sets port condition X-ray in Savannah
SAVANNAH, Ga. — Effective 8 a.m. Wednesday, the Coast Guard Captain of the Port (COTP) set port condition X-ray for the Port of Savannah and all other terminals and facilities due to the expectation of sustained gale force winds generated by Hurricane Florence that may arrive within 48 hours. These ports and facilities are currently open to all commercial traffic and all transfer operations may continue...

Coast Guard sets Port Condition Yankee at Mid-Atlantic ports

Coast Guard sets Port Condition Yankee at Mid-Atlantic ports
PORTSMOUTH, Va. – The Captain of the Port for Wilmington and Morehead City, North Carolina, set Port Condition Yankee at 9 p.m., Tuesday, indicating that sustained gale-force winds are possible within 24 hours. The Port of Hampton Roads COTP is scheduled to set Yankee just after midnight, at 12:01 a.m. The COTP of Port of Baltimore remains at Port Condition Whiskey. In Port Condition Yankee, the...

Coast Guard sets port condition X-ray for the U. S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico

Coast Guard sets port condition X-ray for the U. S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Effective 8 p.m. Tuesday, the Coast Guard Sector San Juan captain of the port (COTP) set port condition X-ray for Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgins Islands due to the expectation of sustained gale force winds of 25 mph and gusts up to 40 mph generated by tropical storm Isaac that may arrive within 48 hours. These ports and facilities are currently open to all commercial traffic...

Coast Guard sets port condition ZULU for Hawaii, Maui, Honolulu Counties

Coast Guard sets port condition ZULU for Hawaii, Maui, Honolulu Counties
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard Captain of the Port set port condition ZULU for the Hawaii and Maui, Honolulu County ports as of 8 a.m. HST. Kauai County is expected to follow to port condition Zulu at noon. Commercial ports are: Hilo Harbor and Kawaihae Harbor, Big Island Barber’s Point Harbor, Honolulu Harbor, Kalaeloa, and Kewalo Basin, Oahu Kahului, Maui Kaumalapau, Lanai Kaunakakai, Molokai Nawiliwili...

Coast Guard Sector Guam assessing storm damage after Typhoon Mangkhut hits Mariana Islands

Coast Guard Sector Guam assessing storm damage after Typhoon Mangkhut hits Mariana Islands
Coast Guard Station Apra Harbor 29-foot Response Boat-Small file photo by Auxiliarist David Lau. SANTA RITA, Guam — Coast Guard personnel are underway assessing the waterways to assess storm damage and port conditions after Typhoon Mangkhut impacted Guam and the Mariana Islands, late Monday night. Personnel from Coast Guard Sector Guam, Coast Guard Station Apra Harbor and the Coast Guard Pacific...

Coast Guard sets Port Conditions Whiskey, X-ray at Mid-Atlantic ports

Coast Guard sets Port Conditions Whiskey, X-ray at Mid-Atlantic ports
PORTSMOUTH, Va. – The Captain of the Port for North Carolina set Port Condition X-ray, and the Captain of the Port for Virginia and Maryland set Port Condition Whiskey as of Monday evening, indicating that hurricane-force conditions are anticipated. Port Condition Whiskey indicates that sustained winds greater that 39 mph are possible within 72 hours. Condition X-ray is within 48 hours. The Ports...

Coast Guard gives safety cautions for Northeast Florida maritime community

Coast Guard gives safety cautions for Northeast Florida maritime community
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The Coast Guard is alerting mariners and the public to remain vigilant with the passage of Hurricane Florence. “Even though Jacksonville will not experience strong winds the beaches and Intracoastal Waterway can still pose a significant threat to mariners and beach goers,” said Cmdr. Luis Parrales, deputy commander of Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville. NOAA is currently reporting...

Coast Guard sets port condition YANKEE for Hawaii ahead of Hurricane Olivia

Coast Guard sets port condition YANKEE for Hawaii ahead of Hurricane Olivia
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard Captain of the Port set port condition YANKEE for Hawaii and Maui County ports as of 8 a.m. Sunday in advance of Hurricane Olivia. Honolulu and Kauai Counties remain in port condition X-RAY status. Honolulu County will set port condition YANKEE at 6 p.m. Monday followed by Kauai County at 8 p.m. Monday. Hawaii and Maui Counties are expected to set port condition ZULU at...

North Carolina Coast Guard units prepare for hurricane, advise public to do the same

North Carolina Coast Guard units prepare for hurricane, advise public to do the same
WILMINGTON, N.C. – The Coast Guard strongly encourages everyone in the Coastal North Carolina region to heed the warnings and direction of local emergency response personnel as the landfall of Hurricane Florence becomes more imminent. Mariners are advised to move boats to safe haven and finish your family emergency preparations and plans before the storm impacts your area. Ensure trailers and boats...