Coast Guard sets Port Condition ZULU for U.S. Virgin Islands, and some ports in Puerto Rico

Coast Guard sets Port Condition ZULU for U.S. Virgin Islands, and some ports in Puerto Rico
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard set Port Condition ZULU at midnight Wednesday for all the ports in the U.S. Virgin Islands and 2a.m. Thursday for the eastern and northern ports of Puerto Rico due to the passing of Tropical Storm Erika. Ports under Port Condition ZULU will officially suspend port operations and are closed to all inbound and outbound vessel traffic until otherwise directed...

Coast Guard sets Port Condition YANKEE for the ports in the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico

Coast Guard sets Port Condition YANKEE for the ports in the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard is setting Port Condition YANKEE at 6 p.m. Wednesday for all the ports in the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico due to incoming Tropical Storm Erika. During Port Condition YANKEE (gale force winds are anticipated to make landfall within 24 hours) the ports in the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico are open to outbound vessel traffic only, while commercial...

Captain of the Port maintains Port Condition X-RAY in the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico

Captain of the Port maintains Port Condition X-RAY in the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Coast Guard Sector San Juan Captain of the Port maintained Port Condition X-RAY Tuesday for all the ports in the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico due to the current projected path for Tropical Storm Erika. During Port Condition X-RAY(48 hours before gale-force winds make landfall) all maritime operations including waterfront facility and vessel transits may occur until...

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

Coast Guard cautions mariners, public to prepare for tropical storm conditions in the U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The U.S. Coast Guard cautions mariners, recreational boaters, swimmers, surfers and the general public in the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico Tuesday to exercise good judgment and prepare for tropical storm conditions due to the anticipated passing of Tropical Storm Erika. “Recreational boaters and anyone conducting water related activities should avoid areas of...

Captain of the Port sets Port Condition YANKEE for the U.S. Virgin Islands

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The Coast Guard Sector San Juan Captain of the Port, Capt. Eduardo Pino, set Port Condition YANKEE Wednesday at 6p.m. for all the ports in Saint Croix and at 8p.m. for all the ports in Saint John and Saint Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands due to the expectation that gale force winds generated by Tropical Storm Erika will arrive within 24 hours.

Captain of the Port sets Port Condition X-RAY for the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The Coast Guard Sector San Juan Captain of the Port, Capt. Eduardo Pino, set Port Condition X-RAY at 8 a.m. Wednesday for all the ports in the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico due to the expectation that gale force winds generated by Tropical Storm Erika will arrive within 48 hours.

Captain of the Port increases port conditions for the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The Coast Guard Sector San Juan Captain of the Port, Capt. Eduardo Pino, increased port conditions for the following ports in the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico Tuesday due to the expectation that gale force winds generated by Tropical Storm Erika will arrive within 48 hours.

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

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – With the approach of Tropical Storm Erika 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.