Port Condition Whiskey set in Key West, Fla.
MIAMI- The U.S. Coast Guard captain of the port has set hurricane condition Whiskey for the Port of Key West, Fla.
Gale force winds from Tropical Storm Isaac are expected to make landfall along the coast of the Florida Keys within 72 hours.
Pleasure crafts are advised to seek safe refuge. Drawbridges will not be operating when sustained wind speeds reach 45 mph or if an evacuation is in progress.
The captain of the port has activated a regulated navigation area for the Florida Keys. To enter, transit or remain within this regulated navigation area, vessels must comply with the following requirements: Owners, operators or agents of all self-propelled oceangoing vessels greater than 500 gross tons and all barges and their supporting tugs must immediately advise the captain of the port of... [via Coast Guard News]
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