Coast Guard updates port conditions in Gulf Coast region

Coast Guard updates port conditions in Gulf Coast region
NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard is continuing to secure its area of responsibility and adjust port conditions along the Gulf Coast as Tropical Storm Nestor moves northeast, Friday. The public should be aware that seas in the Panama City, Florida, area may reach 20 feet at the height of the storm, and for safety reasons, emergency response personnel may be unable to respond for extended periods of time...

Coast Guard to set Port Condition ZULU in the U.S. Virgin Islands

Coast Guard to set Port Condition ZULU in the U.S. Virgin Islands
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The Coast Guard Captain of the Port San Juan anticipates setting Port Condition Zulu at 8 p.m. Monday in the U.S. Virgins Islands due to the possibility of gale force winds from Tropical Storm Karen arriving to the area within 12 hours. Ports in Puerto Rico will remain in Port Condition X-Ray until further notice. During Port Condition ZULU the port is closed to all vessel...

Coast Guard continues Hurricane Dorian response efforts in Bahamas

Coast Guard continues Hurricane Dorian response efforts in Bahamas
A Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew evacuates displaced adults and children to safety in Marsh Harbour, Bahamas, Sept. 5, 2019.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Hunter Medley. MIAMI — Coast Guard Hurricane Dorian response operations continue in support of the Bahamas. As of Thursday at 4 p.m.: Coast Guard crews from across the Coast Guard have rescued...

Coast Guard continues response efforts in Bahamas due to Hurricane Dorian

Coast Guard continues response efforts in Bahamas due to Hurricane Dorian
Coast Guard personnel help medevac a patient in the Bahamas during Hurricane Dorian. (Coast Guard Photo) MIAMI — Coast Guard Hurricane Dorian response operations are underway in support of the Bahamas. As of Wednesday at at 10 a.m.: Coast Guard crews from across the Coast Guard have rescued 61 people and rescued four pets in the Bahamas since Hurricane Dorian began. The Coast Guard is currently...

Coast Guard to set Port Condition YANKEE in Puerto Rico due to Tropical Storm Dorian

Coast Guard to set Port Condition YANKEE in Puerto Rico due to Tropical Storm Dorian
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Effective 11 p.m. Tuesday, the Coast Guard captain of the port (COTP) will set Port Condition YANKEE for all ports and regulated facilities in Arecibo, Guanica, Guayama, Guayanilla, Mayagüez, Ponce, Salinas y Tallaboa, Puerto Rico due to Tropical Storm Dorian’s approach to the area. All other ports in the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico remain in Port Condition...

Coast Guard reopens ports on Guam and Rota

Coast Guard reopens ports on Guam and Rota
Coast Guard Cutter Washington in Apra Harbor, Guam. U.S. Coast Guard file photo by Cmdr. Josh Empen SANTA RITA, Guam — The Coast Guard Captain of the Port reopened all of the ports in Guam and Rota at 12:30 p.m., Friday, after post-storm assessments. The Ports in Saipan and Tinian remain closed in Port Heavy Weather Condition Zulu. Port Heavy Weather Condition Zulu restricts all inbound and outbound...

Coast Guard sets Port Condition Zulu for North Carolina ports

Coast Guard sets Port Condition Zulu for North Carolina ports
WILMINGTON, N.C. – The Captain of the Port for North Carolina set Port Condition Zulu for the Ports of Morehead City and Wilmington at 3 a.m., Thursday, due to winds from Hurricane Michael. Port Condition Zulu is a dangerous condition in which tropical storm force winds are possible within 12 hours. In Port Condition Zulu the port is closed, and all port operations are suspended. The Coast Guard...

Coast Guard sets port condition Yankee in Savannah, Brunswick

Coast Guard sets port condition Yankee in Savannah, Brunswick
CHARLESTON, S.C. — Effective 9 a.m. Wednesday, the Coast Guard Captain of the Port (COPT) set port condition Yankee for the Ports of Savannah and Brunswick and all other terminals and facilities due to the expectation of sustained gale force winds generated by Hurricane Michael that may arrive within 24 hours. These ports and facilities are currently closed to all commercial traffic and all transfer...

Coast Guard sets port condition Zulu in response to Hurricane Michael

Coast Guard sets port condition Zulu in response to Hurricane Michael
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard has set port conditions Yankee and Zulu along the Gulf Coast in preparation of Hurricane Michael. The Coast Guard has set Port Condition Yankee in the following ports and waterways: Gulf Intracoastal Waterway west of Perdido Pass. Port of Gulfport Port of Mobile Port of Pascagoula The Coast Guard has set Port Condition Zulu in the following ports and waterways: googletag.cmd.push(function()...