Coast Guard sets port condition WHISKEY for Boston Captain of the Port Zone

BOSTON – Effective noon, Thursday, Coast Guard Captain of the Port, Capt. John Healy, set the port condition for the Boston Captain of the Port Zone to WHISKEY, due to the expectation that gale force winds generated by Hurricane Irene may arrive within 72 hours. Ports are currently open to all commercial traffic. The COTP will issue additional maritime safety information broadcasts as the storm approaches,...