Coast Guard urges mariners, swimmers to take caution at NJ shore over July Fourth weekend

Coast Guard urges mariners, swimmers to take caution at NJ shore over July Fourth weekend
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — The Coast Guard is urging mariners to take extra caution over the Fourth of July weekend as Hurricane Arthur is expected to pass by the Jersey Shore Friday. According to the National Weather Service, the storm is expected to bring dangerous rip currents, heavy surf, wind and tidal flooding to the New Jersey region. Even as the weather improves after Friday, rip currents will...

Coast Guard sets Port Condition Zulu for Morehead City, NC

Coast Guard sets Port Condition Zulu for Morehead City, NC

Coast Guard sets Port Condition Yankee for Morehead City, NC

Coast Guard sets Port Condition Yankee for Morehead City, NC
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard Captain of the Port (COTP) North Carolina has set Port Condition Yankee for Morehead City in preparation for the anticipated weather impact of Hurricane Arthur. Gale Force winds (34 knots or 39 mph) are expected to reach Frying Pan Shoals Lighted Buoy 16 (A15) within 24 hours. Pleasure craft are advised to seek safe harbor. The Port of Morehead City is closed to...