Coast Guard sets Port Condition Xray for Key West

Coast Guard sets Port Condition Xray for Key West
MIAMI – The Coast Guard established port readiness condition x-ray for the port of Key West effective at 10 a.m. Friday due to the expectation of sustained winds of 25 mph with wind gusts up to 40 mph. The port of Key West is currently open to all commercial traffic, and all transfer operations may continue while x-ray remains in effect. Mariners are reminded there are no safe havens in the port...

Coast Guard Sector Miami sets port condition whiskey

Coast Guard Sector Miami sets port condition whiskey
MIAMI – The Coast Guard set port condition whiskey for Port Miami, Miami River, Port Everglades, Port of Palm Beach, Port of Ft. Pierce and all other South Florida terminals and facilities at 4 p.m. Thursday due to the expectation sustained gale force winds generated by Invest 99L may arrive within 72 hours. These ports and facilities are currently open to all commercial traffic and all transfer...

Coast Guard urges boaters to prepare for impending severe weather

Coast Guard urges boaters to prepare for impending severe weather
MIAMI – The Coast Guard is encouraging boaters Thursday to prepare for severe weather due to a developing tropical wave, Invest 99L, which is expected to impact South Florida at the beginning of the weekend. The National Hurricane Center reports the disturbance is favorable for tropical development, resulting in a minimum of heavy rains and gusty winds.  All boaters and beachgoers are strongly encouraged...