Mariners Strongly Urged to Prepare Now for Tropical Storm Emily

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The Captain of the Port for Canaveral, Fla., has established port readiness condition Whiskey for the port of Canaveral effective Thursday. The port of Canaveral is currently open to all commercial traffic and all transfer operations may continue while Whiskey remains in effect.  Threatening winds between 39 and 54 mph from a hurricane-force storm are possible within 72 hours. Mariners...

Coast Guard urges mariners to prepare for tropical storm conditions in Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The U.S. Coast Guard is urging mariners to expect and prepare for tropical storm conditions predicted by the National Weather Service, with gusty winds and heavy seas starting Tuesday, along the coast of Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Coast Guard watchstanders in Sector San Juan continue to monitor the weather due to the passing of Tropical Storm Emily south...