Coast Guard urges mariners to prepare for heavy surf conditions in Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The U.S. Coast Guard is urging mariners to expect and prepare for dangerous surf conditions predicted by the National Weather Service, with large swells and breaking waves of 12 feet or larger expected Friday through Sunday, along the north coast of Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

Heavy weather expected along South Carolina and Georgia coasts this weekend

CHARLESTON, S.C. – With surf conditions expected to deteriorate Friday through the early part of next week due to Hurricane Igor, the Coast Guard is urging the maritime community and the boating public to monitor weather conditions before deciding to go out to sea.

Coast Guard advises public to be aware of rip currents in wake of Hurricane Igor

PORTSMOUTH, Va. — Due to the passage of Hurricane Igor, the National Weather Service has issued an advisory Wednesday warning of possible life-threatening surf and rip conditions.