Coast Guard unit warns of unsafe ice conditions due to increasingly warm temperatures

MARQUETTE, Mich. — The crew of Coast Guard Station Marquette is issuing a warning Thursday that the unusually warm temperatures observed this year have greatly increased the possibility of weakened ice. “Ice conditions are deteriorating rapidly, and major wet cracks and ice floes have been recognized the last few days,” said Petty Officer 2nd Class Joshua Kuhn, operations petty officer...

Coast Guard Warns Mariners of Freezing Sea Spray in Northeast

BOSTON- The Coast Guard is advising mariners to exercise caution over the next few days as the National Weather Service is calling for freezing sea spray throughout New England. The Coast Guard First District is sending out a message to the fishing community through the vessel monitoring system to advise of the incoming weather. In addition to the VMS messages, Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod will...