Coast Guard urges diving safety along N.J. coast

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – The Coast Guard is urging divers, both experienced and inexperienced, to use caution while diving. The Coast Guard has responded to three diving accidents off the New Jersey coast in 2009 all resulting in fatalities.

Coast Guard rescues hypothermic man trapped in cave

ALBION, Calif. – Multiple crews from Coast Guard Station Noyo River assisted Albion Fire Department in the rescue of a 52-year-old male who became trapped in a cave while diving for abalone near Albion, Calif., on Thursday.

U.S. Coast Guard air crew rescues free diver off Lanai

HONOLULU — At approximately 11:35 a.m. today, an air crew aboard a U.S. Coast Guard HH-65 Dolphin helicopter rescued a Lanai free diver who had been reported missing more than four nautical miles from shore.

Coast Guard Searching For Missing Diver

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The Coast Guard is searching for a missing diver after he did not resurface 50-miles southeast of Mayport, Fla., Wednesday at 11:25 a. m. The diver is a 46-year-old man in a blue dive suit diving from the pleasure boat Animal Control. When the diver did not resurface, the passengers of Animal Control called rescue coordinators at Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville. The Coast...

Coast Guard to Hold Lobster Mini-Season Press Briefing

MIAMI – Coast Guard, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and the National Park Service officials are scheduled to hold a press briefing Tuesday at 10 a.m. regarding diving and boating safety regulations for lobster mini-season, at Coast Guard Integrated Support Command Miami located at 100 MacArthur Causeway, Miami Beach, Fla. The press briefing will also address: * area specific...

Coast Guard Responds to Two Separate Dive Incidents

Los Angeles- The Coast Guard responded to two separate cases this morning both involving possible dive related illnesses off the coast of California. The first involved a 69-year-old man, with labored breathing after a 112 ft dive off of Eureka Oil Platform off the coast of San Pedro, Calif. An HH-65C Dolphin helicopter from Coast Guard Air Station Los Angeles and rescue vessels from Long Beach Lifeguards,...