Coast Guard sets Port Condition Zulu for North Carolina ports

Coast Guard sets Port Condition Zulu for North Carolina ports
WILMINGTON, N.C. – The Captain of the Port for North Carolina set Port Condition Zulu for the Ports of Morehead City and Wilmington at 3 a.m., Thursday, due to winds from Hurricane Michael. Port Condition Zulu is a dangerous condition in which tropical storm force winds are possible within 12 hours. In Port Condition Zulu the port is closed, and all port operations are suspended. The Coast Guard...

Coast Guard sets Port Condition Yankee for North Carolina ports, X-ray for Port of Virginia

Coast Guard sets Port Condition Yankee for North Carolina ports, X-ray for Port of Virginia
PORTSMOUTH, Va. – The Captain of the Port for North Carolina set Port Condition Yankee for the Ports of Wilmington and Morehead City at 7:30 p.m., Wednesday. The Captain of the Port for Hampton Roads set Port Condition X-ray at 4 p.m., for the Port of Virginia. In Port Condition Yankee, the tropical storm force winds are anticipated within 24 hours and the affected ports are closed to inbound vessel...

Coast Guard sets port condition Whiskey for Ports of Wilmington and Morehead City, NC

Coast Guard sets port condition Whiskey for Ports of Wilmington and Morehead City, NC
WILMINGTON, N.C. – The Coast Guard Captain of the Port set port condition Whiskey for the Ports of Wilmington and Morehead City due to predicted sustained tropical storm force winds of 39 mph generated by Hurricane Michael that may arrive within 72 hours. Ports are currently open to all commercial traffic and all transfer operations may continue while Whiskey remains in effect. All ocean-going commercial...

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 sets Port Condition X-Ray in North Carolina

Coast Guard sets Port Condition X-Ray in North Carolina
WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard urges mariners and members of the maritime community across North Carolina to prepare for Hurricane Matthew as Condition X-Ray is set for North Carolina Waterways. The Captain of the Port (COTP) has set condition X-RAY for all waterways in the North Carolina COTP Zone in preparation for the anticipated weather impact of Hurricane Matthew. Port Condition WHISKEY...

Unified Command reopens State Port Facility in Morehead City

MOREHEAD CITY, N.C. – The Unified Command in charge of cleaning up explosives that spilled at the State Port Facility have completed the clean up of the hazardous materials from the area Thursday.