Coast Guard cautions Florida’s Gulf Coast mariners to be ready for Hurricane Irma

Coast Guard cautions Florida's Gulf Coast mariners to be ready for Hurricane Irma
TAMPA, Fla. — As Hurricane Irma continues to develop in the Atlantic Ocean, Coast Guard officials in the Tampa Bay area are encouraging the maritime community and boating public to monitor Irma’s progress and make early preparations to protect themselves and their boats. Securing boats prior to landfall of a hurricane is one of the first steps to prepare. Owners of large boats are urged...