Coast Guard reopens North Carolina and Virginia ports

Coast Guard reopens North Carolina and Virginia ports
PORTSMOUTH, Va. – The Captain of the Port for Hampton Roads has reopened the port without restrictions Friday morning. The COTP for North Carolina reopened the Ports of Wilmington and Morehead City Friday morning. Mariners in North Carolina are advised to exercise extreme caution when transiting due to possible shoaling, debris, and aids to navigation that may be off station or unreliable. Mariners...

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 for North Carolina ports, X-ray for Port of Virginia

Coast Guard sets Port Condition Yankee for North Carolina ports, X-ray for Port of Virginia
PORTSMOUTH, Va. – The Captain of the Port for North Carolina set Port Condition Yankee for the Ports of Wilmington and Morehead City at 7:30 p.m., Wednesday. The Captain of the Port for Hampton Roads set Port Condition X-ray at 4 p.m., for the Port of Virginia. In Port Condition Yankee, the tropical storm force winds are anticipated within 24 hours and the affected ports are closed to inbound vessel...

Coast Guard reopens Ports of Wilmington, Morehead City with restrictions

Coast Guard reopens Ports of Wilmington, Morehead City with restrictions
Crewmembers from the Coast Guard Cutter Hamilton, based out of Charleston, South Carolina, look for hazards to navigation as they assess conditions in the Port of Wilmington, North Carolina, Sept. 17, 2018. The Ports of Morehead City and Wilmington were reopened with conditions on Sept. 18, 2018, after being closed due to Hurricane Florence on Sept. 12, 2018. (Coast Guard Photo by Ensign Kiana Kekoa) GOLDSBORO,...

Coast Guard sets modified Port Condition Whiskey for NJ, PA, DE

Coast Guard sets modified Port Condition Whiskey for NJ, PA, DE
PHILADELPHIA – The Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay Captain of the Port (COTP), has implemented modified Port Condition Whiskey in the Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware area due to severe weather. The weather forecast indicates the Ports of Philadelphia, Camden, Wilmington and surrounding areas will experience heavy rains, gale force winds, increased seas, surf, coastal flooding and tidal...

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 Whiskey for Wilmington, Morehead City, NC

Coast Guard sets Port Condition Whiskey for Wilmington, Morehead City, NC
5 pm forecast from the National Hurricane Center WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Captain of the Port (COTP) North Carolina has set Port Condition Whiskey for the ports of Wilmington and Morehead City in preparation for the anticipated weather impact of Hurricane Irma. Gale force winds (34 knots or 39 mph) are expected to reach Frying Pan Shoals Lighted Buoy 16 (LLNR 835) within 72 hours. Pleasure craft are...

Coast Guard sets Port Condition Yankee in North Carolina

Coast Guard sets Port Condition Yankee in North Carolina
WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard urges mariners and members of the maritime community across North Carolina to prepare for Hurricane Matthew as Condition Yankee is set for North Carolina Waterways. The Captain of the Port (COTP) has set condition Yankee for all waterways in the North Carolina COTP Zone in preparation for the anticipated weather impact of Hurricane Matthew.  The Port of Wilmington...

Coast Guard sets Port Condition Yankee for Morehead City, NC

Coast Guard sets Port Condition Yankee for Morehead City, NC
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard Captain of the Port (COTP) North Carolina has set Port Condition Yankee for Morehead City in preparation for the anticipated weather impact of Hurricane Arthur. Gale Force winds (34 knots or 39 mph) are expected to reach Frying Pan Shoals Lighted Buoy 16 (A15) within 24 hours. Pleasure craft are advised to seek safe harbor. The Port of Morehead City is closed to...