Coast Guard urges caution for hazardous beach conditions, rip currents along the coast of Sonoma through Monterey counties

Coast Guard urges caution for hazardous beach conditions, rip currents along the coast of Sonoma through Monterey counties
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); ALAMEDA, Calif. — The Coast Guard is urging boaters and beachgoers to exercise caution in and around the waters along the coast of Sonoma through Monterey counties due to forecasted strong swells over the next few days. Strong swells are anticipated to impact the coastal north bay to include Point Reyes...

Coast Guard aircrew rescues 3 near Big Sur

Coast Guard aircrew rescues 3 near Big Sur
ALAMEDA, Calif. – A Coast MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew from Air Station San Francisco rescued two boaters and a 12-year-old from their disabled and sinking 32-foot vessel approximately two miles off Big Sur, Calif., Tuesday afternoon. The Coast Guard Sector San Francisco command center received a distress call from the vessel’s passengers stating they had become disabled and were taking...

Coast Guard urges public practice caution during forecasted inclement sea, weather conditions

SAN FRANCISCO – The National Weather Service has issued a high-surf advisory from the Coastal North Bay, including Point Reyes National Seashore, San Francisco Peninsula Coast, Southern Monterey Bay and Big Sur Coast from 11 a.m. Tuesday, to 3 p.m. Wednesday. The Coast Guard strongly recommends that people avoid going near these beaches or other low-lying coastal areas, including jetties and...

Coast Guard searching for missing kayaker

ALAMEDA, Calif., — The Coast Guard has joined local agencies this morning in the search for a missing 51-year old man around the coast of Big Sur.

Stranded Swimmer Rescued Off Rocks by Coast Guard Helicopter Crew

SAN FRANCISCO – A 30 year-old man was rescued by an Air Station San Francisco helicopter crew after being swept out to sea while swimming with friends near McKay Falls in Big Sur Tuesday evening.

Coast Guard assists in the rescue of an injured hiker

ALAMEDA, Calif. – A Coast Guard helicopter crew assisted the San Luis Obispo Fire Department in the rescue of an injured hiker, about 25 miles south of Big Sur, Calif., around 9:45 p.m., Saturday.