Coast Guard sets port condition YANKEE for Port Canaveral

Coast Guard sets port condition YANKEE for Port Canaveral
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Effective 6 p.m. Tuesday, the Coast Guard captain of the port (COTP) set port condition Yankee for the Port of Canaveral due to the expectation of sustained gale force winds of 25 mph and gusts up to 40 mph generated by Hurricane Matthew that may arrive within 24 hours. Vessels will be able to move within the port with no restrictions; however mariners are encouraged to proceed...

Coast Guard sets port condition whiskey for South Florida ports as Hurricane Matthew approaches

Coast Guard sets port condition whiskey for South Florida ports as Hurricane Matthew approaches
MIAMI – Effective 8 a.m. Monday, the Coast Guard Captain of the Port (COTP) 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 due to the forecast that Hurricane Matthew will track near southeast Florida. These ports and facilities are currently open to all commercial traffic, and all...

Coast Guard sets Port Condition Whiskey for the Port of New York

Coast Guard sets Port Condition Whiskey for the Port of New York
NEW YORK — Coast Guard Captain of the port, Capt. Michael Day set Port Condition Whiskey for the Port of New York in preparation for the anticipated weather impact of Hurricane Hermine, Saturday. Port Condition Whiskey was set at 4 p.m. due to gale force winds from Hurricane Hermine being expected to make landfall along the coast of the New York and New Jersey within 72 hours. Ports are currently...

Coast Guard upgrades port conditions along Gulf Coast

Coast Guard upgrades port conditions along Gulf Coast
TAMPA, Fla. – The Coast Guard upgraded port conditions along the Gulf Coast Wednesday due to the expectation of Tropical Storm Hermine to produce gale force winds within 48 hours. Capt. Holly Najarian, Sector St. Petersburg Captain of the Port, established Port Condition YANKEE for Tarpon Springs and north, and Port Condition X-RAY for the ports of Tampa, St. Petersburg, and Manatee. Port conditions...

Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg sets Port Condition X-RAY

Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg sets Port Condition X-RAY
TAMPA, Fla. – The Coast Guard established Port Condition X-RAY for the ports of Tampa, St. Petersburg and Manatee Tuesday due to the expectation of sustained gale force winds of 25 mph and gusts up to 40 mph generated by Tropical Storm Hermine that may arrive within 48 hours. These ports and facilities are currently open to all commercial traffic and all transfer operations may continue while X-RAY...

Coast Guard sets Port Condition X-Ray in NC waters

Coast Guard sets Port Condition X-Ray in NC waters
WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Captain of the Port (COTP) North Carolina has set Port Condition X-Ray for all navigable waterways in the North Carolina COTP Zone in preparation for the anticipated weather impact of Tropical Storm Hermine. Gale Force winds (34 knots or 39 mph) are predicted along the coast of North Carolina within 48 hours. Port Condition X-Ray means pleasure craft are advised to seek safe...

Coast Guard urges boaters to prepare for impending severe weather

Coast Guard urges boaters to prepare for impending severe weather
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The Coast Guard is encouraging boaters Tuesday to prepare for severe weather due to a developing tropical depression, which is expected to impact central Florida Thursday. 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 to monitor...

Coast Guard urges public to prepare for heavy weather ahead of Hurricane Madeline

Coast Guard urges public to prepare for heavy weather ahead of Hurricane Madeline
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard is urging the public to prepare for the onset of heavy weather expected to impact the Hawaiian Islands, Wednesday. Currently, Hurricane Madeline has maximum winds of 100 mph and is expected to generate high surf throughout the Main Hawaiian Islands. Mariners and beachgoers should monitor the progress and strength of the storm through newspapers, the internet and local...

Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg sets port condition whiskey

Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg sets port condition whiskey
TAMPA, Fla. – The Coast Guard set port condition whiskey for the ports of Tampa, St. Petersburg and Manatee at 2:25 p.m. Monday due to the expectation of sustained gale force winds generated by Tropical Depression Nine that may arrive within 72 hours. These ports and facilities are currently open to all commercial traffic and all transfer operations may continue while whiskey remains in effect. Sustained...