Humboldt Harbor Safety Committee


The Harbor Safety Committee of the Humboldt Bay Area is responsible for planning for the safe navigation and operation of tank ships, tank barges, and all other vessels within our jurisdiction.

Humboldt Bay Bar Webcam

News and Announcements

Relocation of Humboldt Bay Navigational Aids

The Coast Guard has temporarily relocated Aids to Navigation HUMBOLDT BAY LB 9 (LLNR 8195) and HUMBOLDT BAY LB 10 (LLNR 8200) to facilitate dredging operations through the months of September, October and possibly into November 2020, by the US Army Corps of Engineers. Please click here for more information. 

Humboldt Bay Entrance Draft Restriction 07/27/2020

Click HERE for the letter from Captain Tim Petrusha, Bar Pilot, regarding the current Draft Restriction for the Humboldt Bay Bar and Entrance Channels. 

Harbor Safety Committee Membership Vacancy

Click HERE for the Representative Vacancy Announcement for the Humboldt Bay Harbor Safety Commitee. 

Humboldt Bay Temporary Safety Zones, Fall/Winter 2019-2020

The Coast Guard has established temporary safety zones to close the entrance channel of Humboldt Bay during periods of hazardous surf. This safety zone will be enacted/activated by Coast Guard broadcast on VHF-FM channel 16 and will prohibit vessels from transiting the harbor entrance channel during extreme environmental conditions. The Boating Public Notice for fall/winter 2019-2020 can be viewed here.