Coast Guard encourages boaters to secure vessels, gear for high winds

Coast Guard encourages boaters to secure vessels, gear for high winds
CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard is advising mariners to prepare their vessels for incoming high winds Monday in advance of the arctic blast currently crossing the country. The National Weather Service is predicting a hazardous weather outlook for the Charleston area. Western winds between 25 and 30 mph with 40 mph gusts are expected. Gale warnings are also predicted for the coastal and offshore...