Storm Update – Sept. 2, 2016

The USCG Captain of the Port has set modified Hurricane Condition Four in the Ports of Jacksonville and Fernandina, effective 11 a.m. today.

Given the current forecast, a modified Hurricane Condition FOUR is set in the ports of Jacksonville and Fernandina at 11:00 a.m. today. All marine interests may resume normal operations with the exception of marine traffic over 500 gross tons. All vessels over 500 gross tons shall not transit until a full evaluation of the channel has been completed and the Captain of the Port has deemed it safe to transit. At that time all restrictions will be removed and a full Hurricane Condition FOUR will be set.

For additional information regarding this MSIB or Tropical Storm Hermine please contact the Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville Maritime Transportation System Recovery Unit at (904) 874-5271 or the 24 hour Command Center at (904) 714-7557.