Coast Guard Hurricane Florence Response in North Carolina on Saturday

ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. – Coast Guard response operations for Hurricane Florence as of Saturday. Coast Guard helicopter crews from across the Coast Guard have rescued 57 people and 8 pets in North Carolina since Hurricane Florence began. Coast Guard shallow water response teams are clearing roads in the counties of Samson, Cumberland, Columbus and Lenoir to enable emergency crews and shallow water...

Coast Guard reopens Port of Charleston without restrictions

Coast Guard reopens Port of Charleston without restrictions
CHARLESTON, S.C.— As of 12 p.m., Saturday, the Coast Guard Captain of the Port (COTP) reopened the Port of Charleston without restrictions. Due to potential effects from Hurricane Florence throughout the Charleston area, mariners are urged to transit with caution considering the possibility of aids to navigation discrepancies or other hazards to navigation. The Port of Georgetown to the North Carolina...

Coast Guard sets port condition Zulu for Port of Georgetown

Coast Guard sets port condition Zulu for Port of Georgetown
CHARLESTON, S.C. – Effective 8 a.m. Thursday, the Coast Guard Captain of the Port (COTP) set port condition Zulu for the Port of Georgetown and northern Intercoastal Waterway in South Carolina due to the expectation of sustained gale force winds of 25 mph and gusts up to 40 mph generated by Hurricane Florence that may arrive within 12 hours. Sustained winds between 39 and 54 mph are possible within...

Coast Guard sets Port Condition Zulu in Morehead City and Wilmington, North Carolina

Coast Guard sets Port Condition Zulu in Morehead City and Wilmington, North Carolina
GOLDSBORO, N.C. – The Coast Guard has set Port Condition Zulu for the ports of Morehead City and Wilmington, North Carolina. Port Condition Zulu is a danger condition in which gale-force winds are possible within 12 hours. In Port Condition Zulu the port is closed, and all port operations are suspended. The Coast Guard strongly cautions the maritime community to remain vigilant and take the necessary...

Coast Guard sets port condition ZULU for Hawaii, Maui, Honolulu Counties

Coast Guard sets port condition ZULU for Hawaii, Maui, Honolulu Counties
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard Captain of the Port set port condition ZULU for the Hawaii and Maui, Honolulu County ports as of 8 a.m. HST. Kauai County is expected to follow to port condition Zulu at noon. 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, Molokai Nawiliwili...

Coast Guard sets port condition YANKEE for Hawaii ahead of Hurricane Olivia

Coast Guard sets port condition YANKEE for Hawaii ahead of Hurricane Olivia
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard Captain of the Port set port condition YANKEE for Hawaii and Maui County ports as of 8 a.m. Sunday in advance of Hurricane Olivia. Honolulu and Kauai Counties remain in port condition X-RAY status. Honolulu County will set port condition YANKEE at 6 p.m. Monday followed by Kauai County at 8 p.m. Monday. Hawaii and Maui Counties are expected to set port condition ZULU at...

Coast Guard adjusts port conditions for Gulf Coast area

Coast Guard adjusts port conditions for Gulf Coast area
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard continues to secure its area of responsibility and adjust port conditions along the Gulf Coast as Tropical Storm Gordon continues to move north Tuesday. The Coast Guard set Port Condition ZULU for the following ports: Gulfport Pascagoula Mobile Port Condition ZULU closes the port and suspends all port operations. It is set when hurricane-force winds are possible...

Coast Guard sets Port Condition YANKEE for Sector New Orleans, Sector Mobile

Coast Guard sets Port Condition YANKEE for Sector New Orleans, Sector Mobile
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is continuing to secure its area of responsibility and adjust port conditions along the Gulf Coast as Tropical Storm Gordon continues to move north Tuesday. The Coast Guard set Port Condition YANKEE for the Coast Guard Sector New Orleans and Coast Guard Sector Mobile areas. Port Condition YANKEE is set when hurricane-force winds are possible within 24 hours. During Port...

Coast Guard sets port condition ZULU Honolulu County ahead of Hurricane Lane

Coast Guard sets port condition ZULU Honolulu County ahead of Hurricane Lane
A ‘no swimming’ sign warns the public of heavy surf conditions on Sunset Point Beach Park, Oahu. HONOLULU — The Coast Guard Captain of the Port set port condition ZULU for Honolulu County ports Thursday in advance of Hurricane Lane. Hawaii and Maui County ports remain at Zulu. Kauai county is expected to set port condition ZULU 11 p.m. Thursday. Commercial ports are: Hilo Harbor and...