Coast Guard, National Weather Service urge boaters to practice caution during heavy weather

SAN FRANCISCO – The Coast Guard and the National Weather Service caution members of the public in coastal locations in Northern California to exercise safe and responsible boating practices, and to keep beach safety guidelines in mind as high seas, moderate winds and rain are predicted to impact the San Francisco Bay Area, starting Wednesday and continuing into the weekend. The swells will be out...

Coast Guard warns mariners from NC to NJ of upcoming heavy weather

PORTSMOUTH, Va. – The Coast Guard urges boaters to be cautious and stay in port from North Carolina to New Jersey Tuesday through Wednesday due to a gale-force wind warning from the National Weather Service.

Coast Guard renews heavy weather warning system

SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine – Coast Guard Sector Northern New England unveiled a modern version of the long-standing storm flag warning system for mariners, Monday.