Coast Guard urges mariners to prepare for high surf

Coast Guard urges mariners to prepare for high surf
SAN FRANCISCO – The Coast Guard urges mariners to use caution with the onset of high surf expected to pass through Northern California Sunday and Monday. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration issued a high-surf warning for west facing shores. This means that there is an increased risk for rip currents and sneaker waves. The Coast Guard urges mariners to always: googletag.cmd.push(function()...

Coast Guard advises public to be aware of rip currents, high surf conditions

NEW YORK – The Coast Guard and the National Weather Service are urging mariners and beachgoers to be aware of the dangers of high surf and rip currents. “Even when hurricanes and tropical storms are far offshore, they can present dangers for waterborne activities,” said Capt. Joseph Vojvodich, Commander of Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound. “Recreational boaters, surfers and swimmers...