Coast Guard, other agencies to conduct search and rescue exercise near Perdido Bay

Coast Guard, other agencies to conduct search and rescue exercise near Perdido Bay
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard and other agencies are scheduled to conduct a search and rescue exercise in Perdido Bay, Florida, Saturday, from 6 a.m. to 1 p.m. The exercise will take place between the Lillian Bridge and the Intracoastal Waterway. It will include searches on land, water and air. An incident command post will be established at the Lillian Boat Launch on Perdido Bay. googletag.cmd.push(function()...

Help the Coast Guard Help You

Help the Coast Guard Help You
Local free diver receives his dive float from Coast Guard crew February 5, 2020 in Honolulu.  (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) HONOLULU – The Coast Guard returned a dive float to its owner, Thursday, after its recovery offshore last week. A local free diver lost his dive float and called the Coast Guard Sector Honolulu command center describing the float, when and where it was lost. The owner...

Coast Guard seeks help identifying owner of green kayak found off Maui

Coast Guard seeks help identifying owner of green kayak found off Maui
The Coast Guard is seeking the public’s help identifying the owner of a green, two person kayak found 3.5 miles off Ukemehame Beach, Feb. 3, 2019. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Coast Guard Sector Honolulu) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard is seeking the public’s help identifying the owner of a green, two person kayak found 3.5 miles off Ukemehame Beach, Monday. Mariners located the adrift kayak...

Coast Guard suspends search after divers located canoers bodies

Coast Guard suspends search after divers located canoers bodies
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo by Auxiliarist Joseph Feldman. PORTSMOUTH, Va.— Newport News and York County divers who were assisting the Coast Guard in a multi-agency search for two missing men near the mouth of the Poquoson River located and recovered their bodies Monday. “We extend our deepest condolences to all of those family members and friends who are affected during this...

Coast Guard seeks help identifying owner of adrift kayak off Anini Beach, Kauai

Coast Guard seeks help identifying owner of adrift kayak off Anini Beach, Kauai
The Coast Guard is seeking the public’s help identifying the owner of an adrift kayak found off Anini Beach, Kauai, January 27, 2020. HONOLULU — The Coast Guard is seeking the public’s help identifying the owner of an adrift kayak found off Anini Beach, Kauai, Monday morning. Coast Guard Sector Honolulu watchstanders issued an Urgent Marine Information Broadcast notice to mariners to keep a sharp...

Coast Guard searching for 2 missing men in Poquoson River, Virginia

Coast Guard searching for 2 missing men in Poquoson River, Virginia
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard and local authorities are searching for two missing men after their canoe capsized near the mouth of the Poquoson River Monday morning. A passenger who was also aboard the canoe was able to swim to shore and call York County 911, who then contacted the Coast Guard Sector Virginia command center at approximately 4:30...

Coast Guard seeks help identifying owner of adrift kayak off Molokai

Coast Guard seeks help identifying owner of adrift kayak off Molokai
The Coast Guard seeks the public’s help identifying the owner of an adrift kayak found south of Kamalo Harbor, January 24, 2020.  (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard is seeking the public’s help identifying the owner of an adrift kayak found south of Kamalo Harbor, Molokai, Friday morning. Coast Guard Sector Honolulu watchstanders issued an Urgent Marine Information...

Coast Guard, partner agencies to enforce safety for Gasparilla Parade

Coast Guard, partner agencies to enforce safety for Gasparilla Parade
A graphic depicts the safety zone during the Jose Gasparilla Pirate Invasion in Tampa Bay, Florida. (U.S. Coast Guard graphic provided by Sector St. Petersburg) ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Coast Guard, Coast Guard Auxiliary and partner agencies will be enforcing a safety zone for the Gasparilla Parade in Tampa Bay from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., January 25, 2020. All boaters must stay 50-feet from parade...

Coast Guard urges San Francisco Bay Area residents ahead of high tides

Coast Guard urges San Francisco Bay Area residents ahead of high tides
Label your paddlecraft with contact information. Stickers are available from your local Coast Guard Auxiliary. SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard encourages mariners and beachgoers to prepare for excessively high tidal ranges in the San Francisco Bay Area through the weekend. The Bay Area coastline is forecasted to experience tides up to seven feet above the average daily low tide. Mariners and beachgoers...