The U.S. Coast Guard set Port Condition YANKEE (24-hour alert) at 8 AM today, and anticipates setting Hurricane Condition ZULU (12-hour alert) tonight at 8 PM Friday, September 8.
Cruise passengers should contact their cruise line and airline for more information on the status of their cruise or flight.
The Port is currently closed to inbound ships.
The US Coast Guard Captain of the Port (COTP) has set Hurricane Condition Yankee for Port Canaveral: Sustained gale force winds are predicted within 24 hrs. Condition Yankee marks the last chance to further prepare Port Canaveral as well as mitigate potential heavy weather threats. Only essential Port personnel will report to work.
As of 3:00 PM today, Port Canaveral will cease all operations and is closed until further notice.
Port of Jacksonville (JAXPORT)
In preparation for Hurricane Irma, the U.S. Coast Guard has set Condition X-RAY for the Port of Jacksonville.