Coast Guard rescinds port conditions in the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Coast Guard Sector San Juan Captain of the Port, Capt. Drew Pearson, rescinded port restrictions Sunday afternoon associated with Tropical Storm Maria and established Port Condition Four for all the ports in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Under Port Condition Four, port operations return to normal as inbound and outbound vessel traffic and cargo operations are authorized. “The...

Captain of the Port establishes port condition YANKEE for the U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Coast Guard Sector San Juan Captain of the Port, Capt. Drew Pearson, set Port Condition YANKEE at 6 p.m. Friday for all the ports in the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico due to incoming Tropical Storm Maria. 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...

Captain of the Port sets port condition to X-RAY for the U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Coast Guard Sector San Juan Captain of the Port, Capt. Drew Pearson, set Port Condition X-RAY at 8 p.m. Thursday for all the ports in the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico due to incoming Tropical Storm Maria. During Port Condition X-RAY (gale force winds are anticipated to make landfall within 48 hours) all maritime operations including waterfront facility and vessel...

Captain of the Port sets Port Condition WHISKEY for the U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Coast Guard Sector San Juan Captain of the Port, Capt. Drew Pearson, set Port Condition WHISKEY at 8 a.m. Thursday for all the ports in the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico due to incoming Tropical Storm Maria. The Captain of the Port may increase the port condition to X-RAY (48 hours before gale-force winds make landfall) by 8p.m. Thursday if the storm track for...

Coast Guard urges preparation for tropical storm conditions in the U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The U.S. Coast Guard is urging mariners, recreational boaters, swimmers, surfers and the general public Wednesday to exercise good judgement and prepare for Tropical Storm Maria along the coasts of the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico. “People should take this tropical storm seriously and avoid the ocean and stay away from shoreline rocks until the storm passes and...