Coast Guard lifts Hawaiian port conditions as Hurricane Ignacio advances

Coast Guard lifts Hawaiian port conditions as Hurricane Ignacio advances
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard Captain of the Port continues to closely monitor the movement of Hurricane Ignacio and based on the storms current trajectory to the northwest it does not appear that the closure of commercial ports in the Hawaiian Islands will be necessary. The COTP has set all Hawaiian ports back to Condition Whiskey (IV): The ALERT condition in which winds above 34 knots (39 mph) are...

Coast Guard upgrades Hawaiian port conditions as Hurricane Ignacio advances

Coast Guard upgrades Hawaiian port conditions as Hurricane Ignacio advances
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard Captain of the Port continues to closely monitor the movement of Hurricane Ignacio and based on the storms current trajectory to the northwest it does not appear that the closure of commercial ports in the Hawaiian Islands will be necessary. As a precaution, the COTP has moved the ports of Hilo and Kawaihae on the Big Island and the ports of Kaunakakai and Kahului in Maui...

Hawaii ports anticipated to close as Hurricane Ignacio approaches

Hawaii ports anticipated to close as Hurricane Ignacio approaches
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard Captain of the Port is closely monitoring the movement of Hurricane Ignacio and the projected arrival of storm force winds could facilitate the need to close commercial ports throughout the main Hawaiian Islands due to severe weather. The COTP has already moved the ports of Hilo and Kawaihae on the Big Island and the ports of Kaunakakai, Kaumalapau and Kahului in Maui County...

Coast Guard urges caution, preparation ahead of Hurricane Ignacio reaching Hawaiian Islands

Coast Guard urges caution, preparation ahead of Hurricane Ignacio reaching Hawaiian Islands
HONOLULU — The public is advised to use extreme caution and prepare for the onset of heavy weather expected to generate extreme sea conditions, storm surge and high surf throughout the main Hawaii Islands prior to the arrival of Hurricane Ignacio. Visitors to Hawaii should heed all warnings from lifeguards and public health and safety officials. Although weather conditions may be good, rip tides...