Heavy Seas with Hurricane Lee Pose Threat to Mariners
A Hurricane Warning remains in effect for the Atlantic High Seas associated with Hurricane Lee with peak seas of around 47 feet near the center as the system moves slowly...
PORTSMOUTH, VA– The Captain of the Port set modified Port Condition Zulu for the coastal waters of Virginia from Cape Charles Light south to the Virginia-North Carolina border effective 3:00 p.m., Sunday, January 16, 2022.
Other than vessels designated by the Captain of the Port, no vessels may enter, transit, move, or anchor within the closed area. The Port of Virginia within Chesapeake Bay and northern Virginia coastal waters remains open to all vessel traffic and commercial activities.
The Coast Guard strongly cautions the maritime community to remain vigilant and take the necessary precautions as the winter storm approaches.
The Coast Guard encourages the public to:
For urgent safety of life issues, please contact the Sector Virginia Command Center on VHF-FM Channel 16 or call (757) 483-8567.
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