Navigation Advisory - Activation of Lower Cook Inlet Ice Guidelines
The U.S. Coast Guard Captain of the Port (COTP) for Western Alaska has implemented the Operating Guidelines for Ice Conditions for the Lower Cook Inlet, effective February 1, 2021.
All vessels arriving in Cook Inlet destined for a port with an active ice condition must file a voyage plan with the COTP by email: Sector.Anchorage@uscg.mil or by fax: (907) 428-4114, no less than 24 hours prior to arrival at or abeam the Kachemak Bay pilot station.
Please direct questions regarding this advisory to the Sector Anchorage Waterways Management Division during regular business hours at (907) 428-4189.
After hours, contact the Sector Anchorage Command Center at (907) 428-4100.
Thank you for your unwavering support to safe winter operations.