Coast Guard sets Port Condition ZULU for ports in Puerto Rico

Coast Guard sets Port Condition ZULU for ports in Puerto Rico
The Coast Guard Captain of the Port sets Port Condition Zulu. (U.S. Coast Guard graphic by PA3 Jose Hernandez) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The Coast Guard set Port Condition ZULU at 10 p.m. Friday for all maritime ports in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgins Islands due to Tropical Storm Fiona’s approach to the islands. During Port Condition ZULU, the port is closed to all commercial traffic except for...

Coast Guard urges mariners to stay safe

Coast Guard urges mariners to stay safe
MIAMI — The Seventh Coast Guard District urges mariners to take precautions, heed weather warnings and stay safe as Tropical Storm Fiona is forecasted to impact Puerto Rico and other Caribbean nations, Friday. Coast Guard members across south Florida and Puerto Rico are preparing for the impact of Tropical Storm Fiona by ensuring all operational equipment is secured so they are prepared to respond...

Coast Guard sets Port Condition YANKEE

Coast Guard sets Port Condition YANKEE
The Coast Guard Captain of the Port sets Port Condition Yankee. (U.S. Coast Guard graphic by PA3 Jose Hernandez) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The Coast Guard set Port Condition YANKEE at 10 a.m. Friday for all maritime ports in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgins Islands, due to Tropical Storm Fiona’s approach to the Caribbean region. The Coast Guard strongly cautions the maritime community in both jurisdictions...

Coast Guard sets Port Condition X-RAY for the seaports in Puerto Rico

Coast Guard sets Port Condition X-RAY for the seaports in Puerto Rico
The Coast Guard Captain of the Port sets Port Condition X-Ray. Please visit Coast Guard Homeport for specific information regarding your port. (U.S. Coast Guard graphic by PA3 Jose Hernandez) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The Coast Guard set Port Condition X-RAY at 8 a.m. Thursday for all seaports in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgins Islands, due to Tropical Storm Fiona’a approach to the Caribbean region. The...

Coast Guard to establish safety zones on Detroit River

Coast Guard to establish safety zones on Detroit River
DETROIT — With the North American International Auto Show being held along the Detroit River, the Coast Guard will be establishing safety zones at various times for aerial exhibits over the U.S. side of the river including airplane, hoverboard, and jet pack demonstrations. A temporary safety zone will be established in the vicinity of Huntington Place and Hart Plaza from 11 a.m. through 5 p.m. on...

Coast Guard sets Port Condition WHISKEY for Puerto Rico

Coast Guard sets Port Condition WHISKEY for Puerto Rico
The Coast Guard Captain of the Port sets Port Condition Whiskey. Please visit Coast Guard Homeport for specific information regarding your port. (U.S. Coast Guard graphic by PA3 Jose Hernandez) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard set Port Condition WHISKEY for the maritime ports in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgins Islands at 12p.m. Wednesday due to the possibility of gale force winds (winds greater...

Coast Guard terminates voyage of an illegal charter vessel

Coast Guard terminates voyage of an illegal charter vessel
Coast Guard members from Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles/Long Beach terminated the voyage of an illegal charter vessel Beirut, near Marina Del Rey, Calif., Sept. 3, 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Coast Guard terminated the voyage of an illegal charter vessel during a joint operation with the Marina Del Rey Sheriffs while patrolling the harbor to ensure boater safety in Marina...

Coast Guard cautions for rip currents during Labor Day Weekend

Coast Guard cautions for rip currents during Labor Day Weekend
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard advises caution at beaches in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands due to possible dangerous rip currents in the area during Labor Day Weekend. The National Weather Service is predicting an increase in rip current risk, with moderate to high risk for most north and east beaches by late Saturday or Sunday. National Weather Service Marine Forecast. “We...

Coast Guard issues waterway restrictions near St. Louis Harbor

Coast Guard issues waterway restrictions near St. Louis Harbor
ST. LOUIS — The Coast Guard is scheduled to issue a waterway restriction to all vessel traffic due to dredging operations on the Upper Mississippi River near the St. Louis Harbor, Friday through Saturday. The waterway restriction closes the river to all commercial and recreational vessel traffic while dredging operations are occurring from the McKinley Bridge, Mile Marker 182.5, to the Merchants...