Coast Guard sets Port Condition Yankee in Port of Virginia

Coast Guard sets Port Condition Yankee in Port of Virginia
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Captain of the Port (COTP) Hampton Roads set Port Condition Yankee Friday for the Port of Virginia in preparation for the anticipated weather impact of Tropical Storm Hermine. Port Condition Yankee was set at 6 p.m. This condition means gale force winds are expected to reach the...

Coast Guard sets Port Condition Zulu in North Carolina

Coast Guard sets Port Condition Zulu in North Carolina
WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard Captain of the Port (COTP) North Carolina set Port Condition Zulu Friday for all navigable waterways in North Carolina due to the anticipated heavy weather impact of Tropical Storm Hermine. Port Condition Zulu was set at noon. Gale force winds (34 knots or 39 mph) are expected to reach Frying Pan Shoals Lighted Buoy 16 (LLNR 835) within 12 hours. The Ports of...

Captain of the Port sets condition ZULU in anticipation for Hermine

Captain of the Port sets condition ZULU in anticipation for Hermine
MOBILE, Ala. – The Coast Guard urges mariners and members of the maritime community in the path of Tropical Storm Hermine to prepare and follow instructions from local authorities. Hermine is anticipated to make landfall within 12 hours. Coast Guard surface units have been removed from the water or into safe harbor. Soon, Coast Guard air units will no longer fly for missions until the safe passage...

Coast Guard urges New York & New Jersey mariners, beachgoers to prepare for severe weather

Coast Guard urges New York & New Jersey mariners, beachgoers to prepare for severe weather
NEW YORK — The Coast Guard is advising mariners and swimmers along the New York and New Jersey coasts to use caution this week. Tropical Depression Eight and Tropical Storm Hermine are forecasted to impact beaches and waterways from North Carolina to New York as they transit the Mid-Atlantic region during the next several days. “With the potential for tropical depressions and rip currents...

Coast Guard upgrades port conditions along Gulf Coast

Coast Guard upgrades port conditions along Gulf Coast
TAMPA, Fla. – The Coast Guard upgraded port conditions along the Gulf Coast Wednesday due to the expectation of Tropical Storm Hermine to produce gale force winds within 48 hours. Capt. Holly Najarian, Sector St. Petersburg Captain of the Port, established Port Condition YANKEE for Tarpon Springs and north, and Port Condition X-RAY for the ports of Tampa, St. Petersburg, and Manatee. Port conditions...

Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg sets Port Condition X-RAY

Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg sets Port Condition X-RAY
TAMPA, Fla. – The Coast Guard established Port Condition X-RAY for the ports of Tampa, St. Petersburg and Manatee Tuesday due to the expectation of sustained gale force winds of 25 mph and gusts up to 40 mph generated by Tropical Storm Hermine that may arrive within 48 hours. These ports and facilities are currently open to all commercial traffic and all transfer operations may continue while X-RAY...

Coast Guard sets Port Condition X-Ray in NC waters

Coast Guard sets Port Condition X-Ray in NC waters
WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Captain of the Port (COTP) North Carolina has set Port Condition X-Ray for all navigable waterways in the North Carolina COTP Zone in preparation for the anticipated weather impact of Tropical Storm Hermine. Gale Force winds (34 knots or 39 mph) are predicted along the coast of North Carolina within 48 hours. Port Condition X-Ray means pleasure craft are advised to seek safe...

Coast Guard Sector Charleston sets port condition X-RAY

Coast Guard Sector Charleston sets port condition X-RAY
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The Coast Guard upgraded port conditions in Charleston Wednesday due to the expectation of Tropical Storm Hermine that may produce gale force winds within 48 hours. Capt. Gary Tomasulo, Sector Charleston Captain of the Port, established Port Condition X-RAY for the ports of Charleston, Brunswick, Savannah, coastal South Carolina and coastal Georgia. Port conditions are a series...

Coast Guard urges boaters to prepare for impending severe weather

Coast Guard urges boaters to prepare for impending severe weather
MIAMI – The Coast Guard is encouraging boaters Thursday to prepare for severe weather due to a developing tropical wave, Invest 99L, which is expected to impact South Florida at the beginning of the weekend. The National Hurricane Center reports the disturbance is favorable for tropical development, resulting in a minimum of heavy rains and gusty winds.  All boaters and beachgoers are strongly encouraged...