Coast Guard closes Port Allen due to severe weather

Coast Guard closes Port Allen due to severe weather
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard Captain of the Port reopened Nawiliwili Port Sunday evening, but Port Allen in Kauai remains closed due to the severe weather of Tropical Storm Ana. Vessels transiting within the vicinity should seek sheltered waters until storm conditions subside and the Captain of the Port has deemed the port safe to reopen. Once the storm has passed and the threat of severe weather...

Hawaiian public urged to label watercraft, update emergency beacon information

Hawaiian public urged to label watercraft, update emergency beacon information
HONOLULU — The public is urged to label personal watercraft with contact information and ensure emergency beacons are properly registered in advance of Tropical Storm Ana to prevent unnecessary Coast Guard searches. Personal watercraft such as surfboards, kayaks, standup paddle boards and dinghies found adrift may prompt the Coast Guard and local first responders to begin a search for a possible...

Coast Guard urges mariners to prepare for Tropical Storm Ana

Coast Guard urges mariners to prepare for Tropical Storm Ana
HONOLULU — The public is advised to use extreme caution and prepare for the onset of heavy weather expected to generate extreme sea conditions, storm surge and high surf throughout the Main Hawaiian Islands prior to the arrival of Tropical Storm Ana. Mariners should secure their boats and boating equipment. Owners of large boats are urged to move their vessels to protected marinas where they will...

Coast Guard lifts port condition in Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The Coast Guard Sector San Juan Captain of the Port, Capt. Eduardo Pino, established port readiness condition four Sunday, for the ports in the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico due to the downgrading of Tropical Storm Ana to Tropical Depression Ana.

Coast Guard urges mariners in the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico to prepare for Tropical Storm Ana

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – With the approach of Tropical Storm Ana to the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico, the maritime community and boating public are strongly urged to monitor its progress and take early action to protect themselves and their vessels.