Coast Guard reminds mariners of hazardous bar conditions in Pacific Northwest

Coast Guard reminds mariners of hazardous bar conditions in Pacific Northwest
Coast Guard crew members aboard the 52-foot Motor Life Boat Triumph take a moment to discuss the actions taken during a previously conducted man overboard drill in Yaquina Bay, Ore. SEATTLE – The Coast Guard advises all mariners of the dangers related to crossing hazardous bars in the Pacific Northwest. Recent incidents have highlighted the challenges of attempting to cross waterway bars in heavy...

Coast Guard urges caution ahead of heavy weather along California coast

Coast Guard urges caution ahead of heavy weather along California coast
Coast Guard Station Golden Gate 47-foot Motor Lifeboat file photo by Seaman Ryan Estrada SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard encourages mariners and beachgoers to prepare for high winds and seas forecasted for the California coast starting Tuesday afternoon. Some areas are expected to see gale-force winds at 50 mph and up to 35-foot breaking surf. “The last thing we want to happen over the holiday...

Coast Guard urges Bay Area residents to exercise caution ahead of heavy weather

Coast Guard urges Bay Area residents to exercise caution ahead of heavy weather
A ‘no swimming’ sign warns the public of heavy surf conditions . SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard encourages boaters and beachgoers to exercise caution in the San Francisco Bay Area and along the Northern California coast as high winds and rough seas are forecasted to impact the region through late Wednesday. The public is advised to stay off the water and avoid hazardous conditions near...

Coast Guard urges caution ahead of heavy weather along Northern California coast

Coast Guard urges caution ahead of heavy weather along Northern California coast
A 47-foot Motor Lifeboat crew from Coast Guard Station Humboldt Bay (U.S. Coast Guard file photo by Cmdr. Brendan Hilleary) MCKINLEYVILLE, Calif. — The Coast Guard encourages mariners and beachgoers to exercise caution along the Northern California coast as high winds and rough seas are forecasted to impact coastal Mendocino, Humboldt and Del Norte counties through late Thursday. The public is advised...

Coast Guard urges caution ahead of forecasted weather on Northern California coast

Coast Guard urges caution ahead of forecasted weather on Northern California coast
Coast Guard Station Golden Gate 47-foot Motor Lifeboat crews conduct surf training near Ocean Beach in San Francisco, California, Dec. 13, 2018. (Coast Guard photo by Seaman Ryan Estrada) SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard encourages mariners and beachgoers to prepare for high winds and seas forecasted for the San Francisco Bay Area throughout the weekend. The Bay Area is expected to experience gale-force...

Coast Guard urges caution ahead of heavy weather conditions along California coast

Coast Guard urges caution ahead of heavy weather conditions along California coast
Coast Guard Station Golden Gate 47-foot Motor Lifeboat crews conduct surf training near Ocean Beach in San Francisco, Dec. 13, 2018. (Coast Guard photo by Seaman Ryan Estrada) SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Coast Guard encourages mariners to prepare for heavy sea conditions and high winds, which are expected to impact the California region over the next few days. The San Francisco Bay Area is expected to...

Coast Guard urges caution along Southern California coast

Coast Guard urges caution along Southern California coast
A ‘no swimming’ sign warns the public of heavy surf conditions. Coast Guard file photo. SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Coast Guard strongly encourages mariners to prepare for high surf conditions to impact the Southern California region Monday through Tuesday evening. The heavy weather is expected to cause dangerous surf and rip current conditions off the coast of Los Angeles and Ventura counties. The...

Coast Guard urges Northern California mariners to exercise caution during forecasted heavy weather

Coast Guard urges Northern California mariners to exercise caution during forecasted heavy weather
Coast Guard Station Golden Gate lifeboat crews conduct surf training in Sausalito, Calif. (Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Loumania Stewart) SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard urges boaters and beachgoers Wednesday to exercise caution in and around the waters along the Northern California coast due to forecasted weather conditions through the weekend. The National Weather Service is...

Coast Guard warns of high winds and surf in San Francisco Bay area

Coast Guard warns of high winds and surf in San Francisco Bay area
SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard Captain of the Port San Francisco recommends that all vessel owners and operators prepare their vessels for an approaching storm that is expected to arrive Friday in the afternoon. The storm is expected to produce wind speeds up to 21 miles per hour and waves up to four feet high within San Francisco Bay and adjacent waters. The National Weather Service has issued...