NEWS | Sept. 13, 2018

Coast Guard Sets Port Heavy Weather Condition Whiskey for the Ports of Guam and Saipan

By Petty Officer 1st Class Joseph Stoltz U.S. Coast Guard District 14 Hawaii Pacific

SANTA RITA, Guam -- The hazardous conditions associated with Typhoon Mangkhut are no longer a threat to the Ports of Guam and Saipan. Therefore, the Captain of the Port has set Port Heavy Weather Condition (PHWC) Whiskey in both locations as of 4 p.m. Tuesday.

The Ports of Guam and Saipan are now open to all commercial vessel traffic and cargo operations.

The Ports of Tinian and Rota remain at Port Heavy Weather Condition Zulu until assessments can be completed to ensure the ports are safe for normal traffic.

Anyone with questions or concerns regarding this matter is asked to contact the Coast Guard Sector Guam Prevention Department at 671-355-4835. For general questions concerning the storm’s predicted track, speed, or intensity, please contact the National Weather Service at 671-472-0900.