Boaters

Coast Guard crew members aboard a HH-65C Dolphin helicopter. (U.S. Coast Guard via Getty Images)

Body Of Third Missing Marin County Fisherman Found Wednesday

A Sonoma County sheriff’s helicopter crew on Wednesday found the body of one of the two men who remained missing after a fishing boat overturned on the rocks near Tomales Point in Marin County last week.

04/23/2015

A gray whale's flukes. (OMAR TORRES/AFP/Getty Images)

Expected Influx Of Whales Prompts Warning For Bay Area Boaters To Keep Their Distance

Boaters have been asked to keep their distance away from an influx of whales expected to migrate through Bay Area waters for the next few months, according to National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration officials.

04/15/2015

(CBS SF)

Firefighters Dealing With Spike In Mud Rescues On Bay

Rescue teams on the peninsula are dealing with a spike in the number of people getting stuck on the Bay.

02/11/2015

Flooding

Rising ‘King Tides’ Prompt High Tide Warning For Boaters, Residents On And Around SF Bay

The United States Coast Guard is asking residents and boaters to be careful on and around San Francisco Bay through mid-week as high tides may cause flooding and affect property.

01/20/2015

Alviso Marina County Park (http://www.sccgov.org)

Emergency Responders Work To Save Distressed Boaters In Alviso Marina

Emergency personnel from the U.S. Coast Guard, San Jose Fire Department and Menlo Park Fire Protection District were working to rescue two passengers on a disabled boat in the Alviso Marina in San Jose Sunday afternoon, according to a Coast Guard official.

01/18/2015

Lake Oroville Visitors Center photo showing 4 freshwater jellyfish, some as wide as a 50-cent piece (Credit Lake Oroville Visitors Center)

Bizarre Jellyfish Discovered In California’s Lake Oroville, Despite Historic Drought Conditions

Despite the historic drought, or perhaps partly because of it, rare freshwater jellyfish are thriving in the decimated Lake Oroville, a large inland lake nestled in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada, about 90 minutes north of Sacramento.

08/21/2014

Waves crash against a seawall as people make their way along the Embarcadero in San Francisco during stormy weather. (AP Photo)

Rough Wind, High Seas Prompts Coast Guard Warning For Bay Area Boaters

The U.S. Coast Guard was advising boaters on the San Francisco Bay to be prepared for rough winds and high seas Thursday.

12/19/2013

Coast Guard crew members aboard a HH-65C Dolphin helicopter. (U.S. Coast Guard via Getty Images)

Coast Guard: Report Of Missing Boaters A Possible Hoax

The U.S. Coast Guard has called off its search for a man, woman and two children who reportedly abandoned ship off the coast of Monterey County on Sunday afternoon and said the report may have been a hoax.

02/26/2013

U.S. Coast Guard

Coast Guard Rescues Boaters After Cold Night Near Bodega Bay

The Coast Guard said two men and young boy are OK after they spent a cold night at sea on a disabled small boat.

04/08/2012

Chopper 5 spots a gray whale in San Francisco Bay on March 7, 2012. (CBS)

Boaters Urged To Stay Clear Of Whale & Calf In San Francisco Bay

A gray whale mother and calf were spotted in San Francisco Bay again Thursday morning, and officials from the Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary were warning boaters to give them a wide berth.

03/08/2012

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