Coast Guard urges caution to Bay Area boaters and beachgoers along California coast

Coast Guard urges caution to Bay Area boaters and beachgoers along California coast
A ‘no swimming’ sign warns the public of heavy surf conditions . SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard urges Bay Area boaters and beachgoers to take caution while along the coast due to strong swells and increased risk of sneaker waves, Tuesday. Strong rip currents and large shore breaks are expected along the coast from Sonoma County to the Monterey Bay, including Ocean Beach, Montara State...

Coast Guard urges caution ahead of heavy weather conditions along California coast

Coast Guard urges caution ahead of heavy weather conditions along California coast
Coast Guard Station Golden Gate 47-foot Motor Lifeboat crews conduct surf training near Ocean Beach in San Francisco, Dec. 13, 2018. (Coast Guard photo by Seaman Ryan Estrada) SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Coast Guard encourages mariners to prepare for heavy sea conditions and high winds, which are expected to impact the California region over the next few days. The San Francisco Bay Area is expected to...

Coast Guard urges public to exercise caution along Northern California coast

Coast Guard urges public to exercise caution along Northern California coast
Coast Guard Station Humboldt Bay surf training file photo. MCKINLEYVILLE, Calif. — The Coast Guard urges the public to exercise caution along the Northern California coast as a winter storm is forecasted to impact coastal Mendocino, Humboldt and Del Norte counties this weekend. The public is advised to stay off the water and avoid hazardous conditions near beaches and jetties, as the storm is forecasted...

Coast Guard urges public to prepare for heavy surf along California coast

Coast Guard urges public to prepare for heavy surf along California coast
A ‘no swimming’ sign warns the public of heavy surf conditions . SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard urges the public to exercise caution along beaches and coastal areas as heavy winds and surf are forecasted for the area through Friday. The National Weather Service issued a high surf advisory for coastal areas throughout the Bay Area in effect through Friday. Waves from 12-25 feet are expected...

Coast Guard urges safe boating over the Columbus Day weekend

Coast Guard urges safe boating over the Columbus Day weekend
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo. MIAMI — The Coast Guard warns boaters  to use extra caution while out on the water this Columbus Day weekend. Coast Guard crews, along with local and state law enforcement agencies, will be patrolling, conducting safety checks, and watching for individuals boating while intoxicated or operating in an unsafe manner. Consider these boating safety...

Coast Guard sets Port Heavy Weather Condition X-ray for Guam

Coast Guard sets Port Heavy Weather Condition X-ray for Guam
SANTA RITA, Guam — In preparation for the arrival of Tropical Depression 10W, the U.S. Coast Guard Captain of the Port for Guam has established Port Heavy Weather Condition X-ray effective 4 p.m. Tuesday. In accordance with Title 33, Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), Part 160.111(c), the COTP hereby orders the following: All commercial vessels must prepare to complete cargo operations and depart...

Coast Guard urges caution on Lake Superior

Coast Guard urges caution on Lake Superior
SAULT SAINTE MARIE, Mich. — Due to heavy rains and storms near the coastal Lake Superior region, the Coast Guard urges all boaters in the Keweenaw Waterway and Portage Lake region to avoid recreating on the water due to significant debris in the waterway caused by recent rain storms. Additionally, paddlesport enthusiasts and boaters are reminded to safeguard any loose gear, such as paddleboards,...

Coast Guard warns mariners ahead of strong storm forecasted in Southern New England

Coast Guard warns mariners ahead of strong storm forecasted in Southern New England
BOSTON — The Coast Guard is warning mariners and the public Tuesday to exercise caution along the coasts of Rhode Island and Massachusetts Wednesday into Thursday as a winter storm is forecast in our area. Conditions are expected to deteriorate Wednesday night, with hazardous wind and sea conditions throughout Southern New England waters. Operation for any craft in the maritime environment will be...

Coast Guard urges mariners to exercise caution as storm passes mid-Atlantic

Coast Guard urges mariners to exercise caution as storm passes mid-Atlantic
PHILADELPHIA — The Coast Guard encourages mariners in the mid-Atlantic region to exercise caution as a storm system passes through the region late this afternoon into Tuesday morning. A National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration National Weather Service report states the storm could bring potential sustained winds in excess of 30 miles-per-hour and seas up to or exceeding 10 feet. “Our...