Coast Guard urges caution ahead of Tropical Storm Barbara’s arrival to Hawaii

Coast Guard urges caution ahead of Tropical Storm Barbara's arrival to Hawaii
A ‘no swimming’ sign warns the public of heavy surf conditions . HONOLULU — Tropical Storm Barbara is forecast to continue to rapidly weaken to a remnant low or tropical wave through the weekend, and the Coast Guard reminds waterway users and beachgoers to exercise caution throughout the islands, especially along the east side of the Big Island. This is the first named storm of the season...

Coast Guard urges caution for hazardous coastal conditions

Coast Guard urges caution for hazardous coastal conditions
SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard urges boaters and beachgoers to exercise caution in and around the coastal waters of the San Francisco Bay area due to high surf conditions this weekend. A high surf warning is now in effect until Saturday afternoon along the coastline of Sonoma County through Monterey County. Westerly swells around 11-14 feet with swell periods of up to 19 seconds are expected...

Coast Guard seeking public’s help locating owner of canoe found adrift off Molokai

Coast Guard seeking public's help locating owner of canoe found adrift off Molokai
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard is seeking the public’s help in identifying the owner of an outrigger canoe found adrift three miles southwest of Laau Point, Molokai, Thursday. The canoe is 22-feet long, green with beige bottom and has a dolphin sticker. Anyone with information that may help identify the owner of the canoe is asked to contact the Coast Guard Sector Honolulu Command Center at 808-842-2600. googletag.cmd.push(function()...

Coast Guard seeking public’s help locating owner of a green kayak off Hawaii

Coast Guard seeking public's help locating owner of a green kayak off Hawaii
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard is seeking the public’s help in identifying the owner of an adrift green kayak spotted 19 miles southwest of Kapoho Bay, Big Island, Tuesday. The kayak remains adrift at this time, to be recovered later as crews continue their existing searches. Anyone with information that may help identify the owner of the kayak is asked to contact the Coast Guard Sector Honolulu...

Coast Guard urges caution along California coast

Coast Guard urges caution along California coast
SAN FRANCISCO – The Coast Guard advises mariners and the public to use caution with high surf expected to pass through Northern California Sunday The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration issued a high-surf warning for the coastline extending from Sonoma to Monterey County. This means that there is an increased risk for rip currents and sneaker waves on west and northwest facing beaches googletag.cmd.push(function()...

Coast Guard urges mariners to use caution in high winds, seas

Coast Guard urges mariners to use caution in high winds, seas
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard urges mariners to use caution on the water while high winds and surf pass through the Hawaiian Islands, Monday and Tuesday. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration issued a high surf warning for east facing shores and a small craft advisory for all coastal waters. Winds can be very unpredictable and strong through island passes and channels. googletag.cmd.push(function()...

Coast Guard reminds mariners to prepare, exercise caution in high surf

HONOLULU — The Coast Guard warns boaters and beach goers to exercise caution in all Hawaiian waters through Thursday as the National Weather Service has issued a high surf warning for north and west facing shores of Niihau and Kauai and for north facing shores of Oahu, Molokai, and Maui. The Coast Guard reminds all who work and play in island waters that conditions are more dangerous during potentially...