Coast Guard prepares for Tropical Storm Gordon

Coast Guard prepares for Tropical Storm Gordon
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard has begun securing its area of responsibility and adjusting port conditions along the Gulf Coast as the threat of Tropical Storm Gordon continues to move north, Monday. The Coast Guard urges all mariners to continuously monitor local and national weather sources and avoid coastal areas that may be impacted by the storm. Owners of large boats are urged to move their...

Coast Guard sets port condition YANKEE for Big Island, X-RAY for other Hawaiian ports

Coast Guard sets port condition YANKEE for Big Island, X-RAY for other Hawaiian ports
A ‘no swimming’ sign warns the public of heavy surf conditions on Sunset Point Beach Park, Oahu. Heavy surf is not uncommon and can happen anytime throughout the year due to weather. HONOLULU — The Coast Guard Captain of the Port set port condition YANKEE for the Big Island ports and port condition X-RAY for Oahu, Maui, Lanai, Molokai and Kauai ports as of 11 a.m. Tuesday in advance of...

Coast Guard sets port condition X-RAY for Big Island, WHISKEY for all other Hawaiian ports

Coast Guard sets port condition X-RAY for Big Island, WHISKEY for all other Hawaiian ports
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard Captain of the Port set port condition X-RAY for the Big Island ports and port condition WHISKEY for Oahu, Maui, Lanai, Molokai and Kauai ports as of 11 a.m. Monday in advance of Hurricane Lane. Commercial ports are: Hilo Harbor and Kawaihae Harbor, Big Island Barber’s Point Harbor, Honolulu Harbor, Kalaeloa, and Kewalo Basin, Oahu Kahului, Maui Kaumalapau, Lanai Kaunakakai,...

Coast Guard sets Port Condition X-Ray for Mobile, Alabama

Coast Guard sets Port Condition X-Ray for Mobile, Alabama
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard has begun securing its area of responsibility and adjusting port conditions along the Gulf Coast as the threat of Tropical Storm Nate continues to move north Thursday. The Coast Guard has set Port Condition X-Ray for the Mobile Captain of the Port Zone. Port Condition X-Ray is set when gale force winds are possible within 48 hours. All commercial vessels and ocean going...

Coast Guard sets Port Condition X-Ray for Port of New Orleans

Coast Guard sets Port Condition X-Ray for Port of New Orleans
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard has begun securing its area of responsibility and adjusting port conditions along the Gulf Coast as the threat of Tropical Storm Nate continues to move north Thursday. The Coast Guard has also set Port Condition X-Ray for the New Orleans captain of the port zone. Port Condition X-Ray is set when gale force winds are possible within 48 hours. All commercial vessels and...

Coast Guard sets Port Condition X-Ray for Wilmington, NC

Coast Guard sets Port Condition X-Ray for Wilmington, NC
WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Captain of the Port (COTP) North Carolina has set Port Condition X-Ray for the Port of Wilmington in preparation for the anticipated weather impact of Hurricane Maria. Gale Force winds (34 knots/39 mph) are expected to reach Frying Pan Shoals Lighted Buoy 16 (LLNR 835) within 48 hours. Pleasure craft are advised to seek safe harbor. To enter, transit, or remain within this...

Coast Guard sets Port Condition X-Ray for Wilmington, Morehead City, NC

Coast Guard sets Port Condition X-Ray for Wilmington, Morehead City, NC
WILMINGTON, N.C.— The Captain of the Port (COTP) North Carolina has set Port Condition X-Ray for the Port of Morehead City in preparation for the anticipated weather impact of Hurricane Maria. Gale Force winds (34 knots/39 mph) are expected to reach Beaufort Inlet Channel Lighted Whistle Buoy “BM” (LLNR 29328) within 48 hours. Pleasure craft are advised to seek safe harbor. To enter, transit,...

Coast Guard sets Port Condition X-Ray for Wilmington, Morehead City, NC

Coast Guard sets Port Condition X-Ray for Wilmington, Morehead City, NC
WILMINGTON, N.C.— The Captain of the Port (COTP) North Carolina has set Port Condition X-Ray for the Port of Morehead City in preparation for the anticipated weather impact of Hurricane Maria. Gale Force winds (34 knots/39 mph) are expected to reach Beaufort Inlet Channel Lighted Whistle Buoy “BM” (LLNR 29328) within 48 hours. Pleasure craft are advised to seek safe harbor. To enter, transit,...

Coast Guard sets Port Condition X-RAY for Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands due to Hurricane Maria

Coast Guard sets Port Condition X-RAY for Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands due to Hurricane Maria
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Effective 8 p.m. Sunday, the Coast Guard Captain of the Port San Juan, Capt. Eric P. King,  set port condition X-RAY for Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgins Islands due to the possibility of sustained gale force winds greater than 39 mph from Hurricane Maria that may arrive within 48 hours. The Coast Guard strongly cautions the maritime community to remain vigilant and take...