Coast Guard prepares for storm, coastal flooding along Texas coast

Coast Guard prepares for storm, coastal flooding along Texas coast
HOUSTON — The Coast Guard is advising mariners and the public to use caution and be prepared for dangerous winds and coastal flash flooding as Tropical Storm Beta approaches the Texas coast Sunday. The storm is expected to create very dangerous conditions along much of the Texas coast as it brings high tides, high seas, heavy rains, and potential sustained winds near 60 mph. Beachgoers are asked...

Coast Guard reopens some ports in the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico

Coast Guard reopens some ports in the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard set Port Condition FOUR Sunday for maritime ports in the U.S. Virgin Islands and certain maritime ports of San Juan, Puerto Rico following the passing of Tropical Storm Laura. During Port Condition FOUR, port facilities are open to all commercial vessel traffic. All mariners are advised to use caution due to floating debris and report any abnormalities to the...

Coast Guard sets Port Condition ZULU for Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico

Coast Guard sets Port Condition ZULU for Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico
National Hurricane Center graphic SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Coast Guard Captain of the Port San Juan has set Port Condition ZULU for all maritime ports in the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico, due to Tropical Storm Laura. During Port Condition ZULU, the ports will remain closed to all vessel traffic unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port, while vessel cargo operations are suspended,...

Coast Guard sets Port Condition YANKEE for Puerto Rico and Virgin Islands

Coast Guard sets Port Condition YANKEE for Puerto Rico and Virgin Islands
National Hurricane Center graphic SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard set Port Condition YANKEE at 4p.m. Thursday for all maritime ports in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgins Islands, due Tropical Depression 13’s trajectory nearing the islands within 24 hours. During Port Condition YANKEE, the port is closed to all inbound commercial vessel traffic unless specifically authorized by the Captain...

Coast Guard sets port condition ZULU for Honolulu and Kauai Counties

Coast Guard sets port condition ZULU for Honolulu and Kauai Counties
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard Captain of the Port set port condition ZULU for Honolulu and Kauai Counties Sunday morning. The Coast Guard reminds mariners that our facilities and ports are safest when the inventory of vessels is at a minimum. While port condition ZULU remains in effect, port facilities will be restricted until the storm has passed and crews complete damage assessment surveys. At 0800...

Coast Guard sets port condition ZULU for Hawaii County ahead of Hurricane Douglas

Coast Guard sets port condition ZULU for Hawaii County ahead of Hurricane Douglas
Forecast Cone for Storm Center HONOLULU — The Coast Guard Captain of the Port set port condition ZULU for Hawaii County, Saturday. Maui County anticipates to follow to port condition ZULU at 8:00 p.m. Honolulu County anticipates to set port condition ZULU early Sunday at 2 a.m. Kauai County anticipates to set port condition ZULU at 8 a.m., Sunday. var _bos = _bos||[]; _bos.push({ "div": "Brid_29352540",...

Coast Guard sets Port Condition Zulu for Port of Morehead City

Coast Guard sets Port Condition Zulu for Port of Morehead City
MOREHEAD CITY, N.C. – The Coast Guard set Port Condition Zulu for the Port of Morehead City at 10 p.m., Sunday. Port Condition Zulu is a dangerous 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 Yankee for Port of Morehead City

Coast Guard sets Port Condition Yankee for Port of Morehead City
WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Captain of the Port for North Carolina set Port Condition Yankee for the Port of Morehead City at 2 p.m., Sunday, and anticipates setting Port Condition Zulu at 10 p.m. Port Condition Yankee closes the identified port to inbound traffic without permission from the Captain of the Port. All affected vessels are encouraged to seek an alternative destination. Owners of pleasure...

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...