Coast Guard sets Port Condition Whiskey, X-ray at Mid-Atlantic ports as Hurricane Florence approaches

September 10, 2018 – The Captain of the Port for North Carolina set Port Condition X-ray, and the COTP for Virginia and Maryland set Port Condition Whiskey as of Monday evening, indicating that hurricane-force conditions are anticipated. Port Condition Whiskey indicates that sustained winds greater that 39 mph are possible within 72 hours. Condition X-ray is within 48 hours. The Ports of Wilmington and Morehead City set X-ray at 9 p.m., Monday, with Hampton Roads anticipating the change to X-ray just after midnight. The COTP of Baltimore set a modified version…

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