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News and Notices

Port Access Route Study for the Seacoast of North Carolina

The Port Access Route Study for the Seacoast of North Carolina is posted on the U.S. Coast Guard Navigation Center Website PARS Reports page, see it here. Encl 1, Encl 2

Monday, June 6, 2022
Hazardous Weather Outlook Eastern Pacific

The U.S. Coast Guard, National Weather Service, and National Hurricane Center announce the addition of a new Hazardous Weather Outlook service covering the Eastern Pacific Ocean. Read more here:

Monday, March 14, 2022
Weekly Iceberg Outlook Report

The International Ice Patrol announced the Ice Season has commenced and is now publishing the Weekly Iceberg Outlook Report on their Products page.

Wednesday, February 16, 2022
2022 Light Lists are now available.

The 2022 Light Lists have been published and are now available for download from our website. 

Thursday, January 27, 2022
Cyber Awareness Series submitted by the Coast Guard Office of Port & Facility Compliance

This three part series begins verification of cybersecurity requirements for Maritime Transportation Security Act-regulated facilities. Part 1 Facility Compliance, Part 2 Risk Management, Part 3: Cyber hygiene.

Wednesday, January 12, 2022
The Navigation Center is publishing Broadcast Notices to Mariners (BNMs)

The Navigation Center is now publishing Broadcast Notices to Mariners (BNMs) in filterable, digital format for the entire First Coast Guard District. Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg, FL is the latest addition. You can search the database using a wide variety of parameters to get the BNMs you need the most. View the BNM page now...

Wednesday, January 12, 2022
Coast Guard Cyber Readiness Branch recommendations for fending off malicious email attacks.

Read here.

Wednesday, January 12, 2022
Cessation of HF Voice Distress Frequencies

The Coast Guard ceased monitoring all High Frequency (HF) voice distress frequencies within the contiguous United States and Hawaii on 7 February, 2022. See MSIB Number: 10-21

Wednesday, January 12, 2022
Visit the U.S. Coast Guard Navigation Center Facebook page.

Click on this link.

Wednesday, January 12, 2022
U.S. Space Force Roadmap

The U.S. Space Force has released a roadmap of the GPS enterprise running through the end of FY-28.

Monday, January 10, 2022