PORT CONDITION ZULU
At 0800 EST on August 3, 2020 Coast Guard Captain of the Port (COTP) Charleston, South Carolina set Port Condition ZULU for coastal South Carolina. Threatening winds (34 kts/39 mph) from (tropical storm/hurricane name as appropriate) are possible along the coast of South Carolina within 12 hours.
Port Status: CLOSED. All port waterfront operations are suspended except final preparations previously approved by the COTP in which are necessary to ensure the safety of the port and facilities.
Commercial vessel operators and owners of recreational boats remaining in port are responsible for ensuring their vessels are secured at berth and will not pose a hazard to surrounding vessels, the navigable channel, or the environment.
For Heavy Weather Advisory Group (HWAG) or Waterway specific questions please contact (843) 323-7761.
For Facility and Vessel specific questions contact (843) 740-3186 or (843) 302-1009.
For Coast Guard related emergencies please contact Sector Charleston Command Center at (843) 740-7050.
This MSIB can be viewed at https://homeport.uscg.mil/port-directory/charleston.