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...

Coast Guard rescues five people from sinking fishing vessel

Coast Guard rescues five people from sinking fishing vessel
Coast Guard rescued five people from a capsizing fishing vessel approximately 14 miles southwest of the Golden Gate Bridge, December 18, 2019. The boat captain of the Mandy Jane fishing vessel issued a mayday call for assistance via VHF-FM channel 16 to Coast Guard Sector San Francisco Command Center watchstanders after his boat began taking on water with four passengers aboard. (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing man after boat capsizes near Bodega Bay

Coast Guard suspends search for missing man after boat capsizes near Bodega Bay
Coast Guard Air Station Sacramento C-27J aircraft file photo by Lt. Scott Handlin SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard has suspended their search for a man who was missing after Coast Guard crews rescued three people Saturday evening from a capsized commercial fishing boat approximately 30 miles northwest of Bodega Bay. The crew aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Tern, an 87-foot patrol boat homeported on...

Coast Guard rescues 3, continues search for 1 after boat capsizes off Bodega Bay

Coast Guard rescues 3, continues search for 1 after boat capsizes off Bodega Bay
Coast Guard Air Station San Francisco MH-65 helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Loumania Stewart SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard rescued three people Saturday evening after a commercial fishing boat capsized approximately 30 miles north of Bodega Bay, while a search continues for the last man aboard the boat. An emergency position-indicating radio beacon from the 54-foot Miss Hailee...

Coast Guard to participate in San Francisco Fleet Week

Coast Guard to participate in San Francisco Fleet Week
SAN FRANCISCO — Coast Guard personnel and assets are scheduled to participate in and conduct maritime safety and security operations for the San Francisco Fleet Week, which is scheduled to kick off Monday with a series of public events, including the arrival of military vessels to the Port of San Francisco. Fleet Week includes a variety of ship tours and static displays from several branches of the...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing woman near Land’s End

Coast Guard suspends search for missing woman near Land's End
Coast Guard Air Station San Francisco MH-65 helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Loumania Stewart SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard ended its search for a 24-year-old woman Saturday morning. At 8:36 a.m. a Coast Guard Air Station San Francisco helicopter crew discovered a body matching the description of the missing woman. A Coast Guard Station Golden Gate boat crew recovered the body and...

Coast Guard encourages safe boating practices during San Francisco Fleet Week

Coast Guard encourages safe boating practices during San Francisco Fleet Week
SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard reminds boaters in the Bay Area to be safe while out on the water during San Francisco Fleet Week events. Fleet Week recognizes and honors military members and tends to be a busy weekend for boaters. Temperatures are expected to be in the upper 60s while water temperatures are expected to in the low 60s. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0');...

Coast Guard to conduct active shooter drill at Yerba Buena Island

Coast Guard to conduct active shooter drill at Yerba Buena Island
ALAMEDA, Calif. — The Coast Guard is scheduled to conduct an active shooter drill Wednesday utilizing blanks at Coast Guard Sector San Francisco at Yerba Buena Island. Shots heard from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. from Sector San Francisco will be from the exercise. The purpose of the drill is to provide realistic training for all members of Sector San Francisco to ensure they are able to safely and effectively...

Coast Guard, partner agency rescue 6 people after boat capsizes near Davenport

Coast Guard, partner agency rescue 6 people after boat capsizes near Davenport
A Coast Guard Station Santa Cruz 29-foot Response Boat-Small boatcrew approaches six individuals on their capsizing vessel near Davenport, Calif., Sept. 1, 2019. (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) ALAMEDA, Calif. — The Coast Guard and Santa Cruz Harbor Master rescued six people from the water Sunday after their boat capsized near Davenport. At 11:13 a.m., Coast Guard Sector San Francisco watchstanders...