Coast Guard to set Port Condition ZULU in the U.S. Virgin Islands

Coast Guard to set Port Condition ZULU in the U.S. Virgin Islands
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The Coast Guard Captain of the Port San Juan anticipates setting Port Condition Zulu at 8 p.m. Monday in the U.S. Virgins Islands due to the possibility of gale force winds from Tropical Storm Karen arriving to the area within 12 hours. Ports in Puerto Rico will remain in Port Condition X-Ray until further notice. During Port Condition ZULU the port is closed to all vessel...

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

Coast Guard sets Port Condition X-RAY for the ports in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The Coast Guard Captain of the Port San Juan anticipates setting Port Condition X-RAY at 11 a.m. Sunday for the ports in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgins Islands due to the possibility of sustained gale force winds greater than 39 mph from Tropical Storm Karen arriving to the area within 48 hours. The Coast Guard strongly cautions the maritime community to remain vigilant...

Coast Guard warns boaters as Tropical Storm Karen approaches Florida

Coast Guard warns boaters as Tropical Storm Karen approaches Florida
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – The Coast Guard is encouraging boaters to stay off the water due to Tropical Storm Karen impacting Florida’s Gulf Coast. The National Weather Service reports high winds, heavy rain and rip tides may affect the areas between Yankeetown and Sarasota. All boaters and beachgoers are strongly encouraged to monitor weather conditions. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0');...

Coast Guard urges caution for Tropical Storm Karen

Coast Guard urges caution for Tropical Storm Karen
NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard urges mariners and members of the maritime community across the Gulf Coast to prepare for Tropical Storm Karen. According to the National Weather Service, projected paths for Karen indicate that it may make landfall early Saturday morning along the eastern half of the Gulf Coast. Coast Guard units across the projected path have made preparations to maintain response...

Coast Guard warns boaters prior to arrival of Tropical Storm Karen

Coast Guard warns boaters prior to arrival of Tropical Storm Karen
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – The Coast Guard is encouraging boaters to stay off the water due to the approach of Tropical Storm Karen impacting the Tampa area. Adverse weather effects generated by a tropical storm or hurricane can cover an area hundreds of miles wide. Even those recreational boaters and the maritime industry that fall outside of the direct path of the storm are advised to be cognizant...