Coast Guard sets port condition Yankee for South Florida Ports

Coast Guard sets port condition Yankee for South Florida Ports
MIAMI – Effective 12 p.m. Friday, the Coast Guard captain of the port (COTP) set port condition Yankee for Port Miami, Miami River, Port Everglades, Port of Palm Beach, Port of Fort Pierce and all other South Florida terminals and facilities due to the expectation of sustained gale force winds of 25 mph and gusts up to 40 mph generated by Hurricane Irma that may arrive within 24 hours. These ports...

Coast Guard sets port condition X-ray for South Florida Ports

Coast Guard sets port condition X-ray for South Florida Ports
MIAMI – Effective 12 p.m. Thursday, the Coast Guard captain of the port (COTP) set port condition X-ray for Port Miami, Miami River, Port Everglades, Port of Palm Beach, Port of Fort Pierce and all other South Florida terminals and facilities due to the expectation of sustained gale force winds of 25 mph and gusts up to 40 mph generated by Hurricane Irma that may arrive within 48 hours. These ports...

Coast Guard sets port condition Zulu for South Florida ports

Coast Guard sets port condition Zulu for South Florida ports
MIAMI – The Coast Guard has closed Port Miami, Miami River, Port Everglades, Port of Palm Beach, Port of Fort Pierce and all other South Florida terminals and facilities Wednesday due to the expectation of sustained gale force winds generated by Hurricane Matthew that may arrive within 12 hours. Capt. Megan Dean, the Captain of the Port of Miami has set Hurricane Port Condition Zulu which sets a...

Coast Guard sets port condition Yankee for South Florida ports

Coast Guard sets port condition Yankee for South Florida ports
MIAMI – The Coast Guard captain of the port (COTP) set port condition Yankee effective 9 p.m. Tuesday for Port of Palm Beach and Port of Fort Pierce, and effective 4 a.m. Wednesday for Port Everglades, Port Miami and Miami River due to the expectation of sustained gale force winds of 25 mph and gusts up to 40 mph generated by Hurricane Matthew that may arrive within 24 hours. Vessels will be able...

Coast Guard sets port condition WHISKEY for South Florida ports

Coast Guard sets port condition WHISKEY for South Florida ports
MIAMI – Effective 8:00 p.m. Thursday, Capt. Austin Gould, Coast Guard Captain of the Port (COTP), set port condition WHISKEY for Port Miami, Miami River, Port Everglades, Port of Palm Beach, Port of Ft. Pierce, and all other South Florida terminals and facilities due to the expectation that sustained gale force winds generated by Tropical Storm Erika may arrive within 72 hours. These ports and...

Captain of the Port sets Port Condition ZULU, closing Ports of Miami, Everglades and Palm Beach

Captain of the Port sets Port Condition ZULU, closing Ports of Miami, Everglades and Palm Beach
MIAMI — Coast Guard Sector Miami Captain of the Port, Capt. Chris Scraba, increased to Port Condition ZULU at 11 p.m. Saturday closing the Port of Miami, Port Everglades and Port of Palm Beach in anticipation of Tropical Storm Isaac. The Captain of the Port has been working in very close coordination with the Ports’ Severe Weather Advisory Team on all port condition decisions. These ports...

Coast Guard to enforce security zones for Fleet Week 2012

MIAMI — The Coast Guard is scheduled to enforce security zones during Fleet Week 2012, held at Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., from Tuesday through Monday. Coast Guard crews are also scheduled to enforce a safety zone prohibiting vessels of 500 gross tons or larger from entering or departing Port Everglades immediately following the Fort Lauderdale Air Show on Saturday and Sunday. The safety...

Port Condition Whiskey set for Miami and Ft Lauderdale

MIAMI – Effective 11 a.m., Monday, Coast Guard Captain of the Port (COTP), Capt. Chris Scraba, increased port conditions for the Port of Miami and Port Everglades to WHISKEY, due to the expectation that gale force winds generated by Hurricane Irene may arrive within 48 hours. The Port of Miami and Port Everglades are currently open to all commercial traffic and all transfer operations may...

Coast Guard rescues 2 boaters near Port Everglades

MIAMI — The Coast Guard rescued two boaters from a capsized vessel Sunday afternoon about six miles off Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.