Coast Guard warns of forecasted heavy weather along Texas coast

Coast Guard warns of forecasted heavy weather along Texas coast
U.S. Coast Guard File Photo HOUSTON — The Coast Guard urges mariners to remain cautious, be aware of changing weather conditions and limit on-water activity due to heavy weather forecasts calling for hazardous seas and strong winds this week along the southeast Texas coast. With winds to exceed 25 mph, boaters should check local weather and exercise extreme caution if planning to be out on the water. Here...

Coast Guard warns of forecasted heavy weather in Northern California

Coast Guard warns of forecasted heavy weather in Northern California
Coast Guard Station Golden Gate crewmembers conduct surf training off the Ocean Beach area of San Francisco. U.S. Coast Guard file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Cory J. Mendenhall. ALAMEDA, Calif. — The Coast Guard urges recreational mariners to limit waterside activity due to heavy weather forecasts calling for hazardous seas and strong winds Wednesday and Thursday. With winds expected to exceed...

Coast Guard safety message as winter storm approaches New England

Coast Guard safety message as winter storm approaches New England
BOSTON — The National Weather Service is warning of potentially significant impacts associated with the approaching storm from the evening of January 28 to the morning of January 30, 2022 to include the following: Significant snowfall Minor to moderate coastal flooding Strong northeast winds predicted of 50 mph up to 60+ mph near Cape Cod Possible power outages Dangerous conditions for mariners...

Coast Guard warns of cold water hazards following rescue in Hampton, NH

Coast Guard warns of cold water hazards following rescue in Hampton, NH
Warmer spring temperatures don’t always mean warmer water temperatures. Boaters are advised to dress for the water temperatures, not the weather.  (U.S. Coast Guard graphic by Petty Officer 2nd Class Cory J. Mendenhall) BOSTON – The Coast Guard and Hampton Fire Department responded to a disabled and adrift jet ski off of Hampton Beach, Wednesday evening. At approximately 7:45 p.m., responders...

Coast Guard urges caution for forecast weather conditions, King Tides

Coast Guard urges caution for forecast weather conditions, King Tides
A Coast Guard Station Cape Disappointment 47-foot Motor Lifeboat file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Levi Read. ASTORIA, Ore — The Coast Guard would like to make the public aware of dangerous conditions expected to occur offshore and along the coastal Pacific Northwest this weekend, starting as early as Friday. The National Weather Service has issued storm warnings, high wind advisories and hazardous...

Coast Guard urges hurricane preparedness in Tri-State region

Coast Guard urges hurricane preparedness in Tri-State region
Earliest Reasonable Arrival Time of Tropical-Storm-Force Winds. (National Hurricane Center graphic) NEW YORK —The Coast Guard is urging the commercial and recreational maritime community in the Tri-State area to practice hurricane preparedness as Hurricane Isaias has potential to affect the region. The National Weather Service has forecasted Hurricane Isaias to potentially accelerate into the Tri-State...

Coast Guard urges preparedness for 2020 hurricane season

Coast Guard urges preparedness for 2020 hurricane season
A summary infographic showing hurricane season probability and numbers of named storms predicted from NOAA’s 2020 Atlantic Hurricane Season Outlook. (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo/released) NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard reminds the public and mariners to prepare for the 2020 hurricane season. The Atlantic hurricane season runs from June 1 to Nov. 30, with the peak occurring between mid-August...

Coast Guard urges caution to mariners ahead of heavy weather

Coast Guard urges caution to mariners ahead of heavy weather
Coast Guard Station Golden Gate 47-foot Motor Lifeboat. (Coast Guard photo by Seaman Ryan Estrada) SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Coast Guard urges mariners to prepare for heavy sea conditions and high winds, which are expected to impact the Central and Southern California Coast through Monday. Sunday’s weather conditions for the inner waters in the vicinity of metro Los Angeles include wind speeds reaching...

Coast Guard urges San Francisco Bay Area residents ahead of high tides

Coast Guard urges San Francisco Bay Area residents ahead of high tides
Label your paddlecraft with contact information. Stickers are available from your local Coast Guard Auxiliary. SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard encourages mariners and beachgoers to prepare for excessively high tidal ranges in the San Francisco Bay Area through the weekend. The Bay Area coastline is forecasted to experience tides up to seven feet above the average daily low tide. Mariners and beachgoers...