Coast Guard Warns to Secure Boats, Stay Away From Sea During Storm

Coast Guard Warns to Secure Boats, Stay Away From Sea During Storm

U.S. Coast Guard officials are urging anyone living on or near the water to take extra precautions in preparation for a winter storm expected to…

Coast Guard Rescues Surfer Near Ocean Beach

Coast Guard Rescues Surfer Near Ocean Beach

U.S. Coast Guard crews rescued a surfer in distress this afternoon beneath the Cliff House restaurant just north of Ocean Beach in San Francisco. The…

Body Found Near Golden Gate Bridge

Body Found Near Golden Gate Bridge

A body was found in San Francisco Bay near the Golden Gate Bridge this morning, San Francisco fire officials said. Reports of a body floating…

One Dies, Another Pulled to Safety Near Lands End

One Dies, Another Pulled to Safety Near Lands End

One person has died and another has been rescued after becoming stranded on the rocks near Lands End in San Francisco this afternoon, a fire…

Coast Guard Enforces Safety Zone in Bay Around Drydock Headed to China for Recycling

Coast Guard Enforces Safety Zone in Bay Around Drydock Headed to China for Recycling

The U.S. Coast Guard is enforcing a 500-foot safety zone around a massive drydock located just off San Francisco’s eastern shore as crews prepare the…

Ferry Strikes Piling at Pier 41, Injures 10

Ferry Strikes Piling at Pier 41, Injures 10

The United States Coast Guard is looking into what caused a ferry to crash into a piling at Pier 41 in San Francisco Sunday. Officials…

Coast Guard Rescues Fishing Boat in Distress Near Ocean Beach

Coast Guard Rescues Fishing Boat in Distress Near Ocean Beach

The U.S. Coast Guard towed a fishing boat to shore that was under distress off of San Francisco’s Ocean Beach on Monday evening. Around 4…

Man Rescued From Seal Rock

Man Rescued From Seal Rock

A 24-year-old man was rescued from Seal Rocks off of San Francisco’s Ocean Beach tonight after he became stuck while surfing in the water, a…

Disabled Tanker Arrives at Port of SF for Repairs

Disabled Tanker Arrives at Port of SF for Repairs

A tanker ship disabled by an engine room fire that killed a crewmember earlier this month arrived at the Port of San Francisco this afternoon…

Crews Remove 35 Gallons of Fuel From Grounded Ocean Beach Boat

Crews Remove 35 Gallons of Fuel From Grounded Ocean Beach Boat

U.S. Coast Guard and National Park Service crews are continuing efforts to remove a grounded fishing boat from San Francisco’s Ocean Beach today, a Coast…

Fisherman Missing After Boat Grounded Near Ocean Beach Had Outstanding $75,000 Warrant

Fisherman Missing After Boat Grounded Near Ocean Beach Had Outstanding $75,000 Warrant

A fisherman believed to have abandoned his grounded boat at San Francisco’s Ocean Beach early Monday has an outstanding warrant out of Santa Clara County,…

Coast Guard Suspends Search for Missing Boater

Coast Guard Suspends Search for Missing Boater

U.S. Coast Guard crews this afternoon suspended their search for a missing fisherman whose boat ran aground at San Francisco’s Ocean Beach earlier today. A…

Coast Guard in Search of Boater After Fishing Vessel Runs Aground Near Ocean Beach

Coast Guard in Search of Boater After Fishing Vessel Runs Aground Near Ocean Beach

United States Coast Guard crews are searching for a possible missing boater off Ocean Beach this morning after a fishing boat ran aground, officials said….

Coast Guard Rescues “Round the Rock Alcatraz Challenge” Participants After Canoe Mishap

Coast Guard Rescues “Round the Rock Alcatraz Challenge” Participants After Canoe Mishap

Six people in a canoe that capsized near the Golden Gate Bridge this afternoon had been participating in the “Round the Rock Alcatraz Challenge,” according…

Coast Guard Assists Vessel in Distress in San Pablo Bay

Coast Guard Assists Vessel in Distress in San Pablo Bay

A U.S. Coast Guard crew assisted a sailing vessel in distress Wednesday in San Pablo Bay. Coast Guard Sector San Francisco received a distress call…

Intoxicated Paddleboater Rescued Near Bay Bridge

Intoxicated Paddleboater Rescued Near Bay Bridge

The U.S. Coast Guard rescued an intoxicated person in a two-person paddleboat adrift in the San Francisco Bay near the Bay Bridge this afternoon. At…

Duck Tour Rescued Near McCovey Cove

Duck Tour Rescued Near McCovey Cove

U.S. Coast Guard crews helped tow away a tour boat that broke down near San Francisco’s McCovey Cove on Tuesday afternoon. The Coast Guard received…

Coast Guard Rescues 25 Kiteboarders and Windsurfers North of Crissy Field

Coast Guard Rescues 25 Kiteboarders and Windsurfers North of Crissy Field

A U.S. Coast Guard crew from San Francisco helped bring 25 kiteboarders and windsurfers in distress in the waters off of Crissy Field to safety…

Coast Guard Rescues Capsized ‘Great Race’ Rowboat

Coast Guard Rescues Capsized ‘Great Race’ Rowboat

A U.S. Coast Guard crew from San Francisco rescued a man whose rowboat capsized about 50 miles off of California’s Central Coast early this morning…

Coast Guard Responding To Report Of Body Near Angel Island

Coast Guard Responding To Report Of Body Near Angel Island

U.S. Coast Guard crews are responding to a report of a body in the Bay near Angel Island this morning. Few details were immediately available…

Heroic Teen Surfer Recounts Rescue Of Two At Ocean Beach

Heroic Teen Surfer Recounts Rescue Of Two At Ocean Beach

11:50 AM: As crews continue to search today for a 14-year-old boy who was swept out to sea at San Francisco’s Ocean Beach on Wednesday…

Medical Crews Pull Distressed Swimmers From Ocean Beach Waters, 14-Year-Old Boy Still Missing

Medical Crews Pull Distressed Swimmers From Ocean Beach Waters, 14-Year-Old Boy Still Missing

10:29 PM: U.S. Coast Guard boats are continuing to search near San Francisco’s Ocean Beach tonight for signs of a 14-year-old boy who was lost…

Rough Waters: SF Bay Boaters Warned Of Dangerous Sea Conditions

Rough Waters: SF Bay Boaters Warned Of Dangerous Sea Conditions

The U.S. Coast Guard is advising boaters on the San Francisco Bay to be prepared for rough winds and high seas today. Northerly wind gusts…

Pilot Of Ship That Dumped 53,000 Gallons Of Oil Into SF Bay Loses Fight To Get License Back

Pilot Of Ship That Dumped 53,000 Gallons Of Oil Into SF Bay Loses Fight To Get License Back

The pilot of a container ship that spilled more than 53,000 gallons of fuel oil into the San Francisco Bay in 2007 has lost a…

First Responders Enjoy Successful Disaster Drill In Ferry Building Waters

First Responders Enjoy Successful Disaster Drill In Ferry Building Waters

Divers went into the water near the Ferry Building in San Francisco Monday afternoon as part of a disaster drill that got postponed because of…

Disaster Drill Planned For Waters Off Pier 1 Today

Disaster Drill Planned For Waters Off Pier 1 Today

Divers will be inspecting piers along San Francisco’s waterfront today as part of a disaster drill to hone and showcase the skills of local and…

False Alarm Sends Coast Guard To Fort Funston Area

11:38 AM: A report to a U.S. Coast Guard dispatcher this morning of a capsized boat with people in the water near Fort Funston/Golden Gate…

“Any attempt to board my vessel is an act of war”: Sailboat Skipper Who Led Coast Guard On Chase To Face Charges

“Any attempt to board my vessel is an act of war”: Sailboat Skipper Who Led Coast Guard On Chase To Face Charges

A sailboat skipper who was arrested by the Coast Guard outside the Golden Gate on Sunday was given an Aug. 7 date in federal court…

Sailboat Captain Arrested After Pursuit, Assault

Sailboat Captain Arrested After Pursuit, Assault

11:34 AM: A sailboat captain who was arrested Sunday evening after allegedly refusing to let a U.S. Coast Guard crew board his boat was identified…

Night Swim To Alcatraz Prompts Three-Hour Search

Night Swim To Alcatraz Prompts Three-Hour Search

Two men who went on a night swim to Alcatraz Island prompted a three-hour search and rescue effort in the Bay on Thursday, a U.S….

Body Discovered Near Golden Gate Bridge

Body Discovered Near Golden Gate Bridge

The U.S. Coast Guard this morning pulled a body from San Francisco Bay near the Golden Gate Bridge. Crewmembers on a tourist boat called 911…

Coast Guard Reports Spike In Number Of Bay Area Search And Rescue Cases

Coast Guard Reports Spike In Number Of Bay Area Search And Rescue Cases

The U.S. Coast Guard is asking boardsport and kayak enthusiasts to exercise safe and responsible practices when sporting on San Francisco Bay. According to the…

Four Men Rescued After Candlestick Point Boat Explosion

Four Men Rescued After Candlestick Point Boat Explosion

Four men were rescued from a boat that was burning off of Candlestick Point this morning, a San Francisco Fire Department lieutenant said. The U.S….