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

Dredge BAYPORT is here.

Manson Construction's dredge BAYPORT continues to dredge Humboldt Bay.  Work should be completed by Sunday July 20.  Use extreme caution when transiting the area and if you must pass, contact the dredge BAYPORT on VHF channels 16 and 13.  To view a PDF of the dredge path click HERE .

Boating Safety Class Schedule

Only TWO USCG Auxiliary Boating Safety classes left. 

Saturday, August 2nd  9:00am to 3:00pm
Saturday, October 4th  9:00am to 3:00pm

Contact Thom O'Connor at 707-954-4481 to pre-register for your one-day class.  Class cost is $20.00 per person.

Best Maritime Practices for Possible Mariner Action regarding Tsunamis

The Harbor Safety Committee of the Humboldt Bay Area along with the Humboldt County Office of Emergency Services, the National Weather Service in Eureka and other agencies and partners have produced documents in regards to possible mariner action in the event of a distant source tsunami. These documents are relative only to the Humboldt Bay Area and are for distant source tsunamis only. For more information please click on the Tsunami tab at the top of the page.
The Harbor Safety Committee makes recommendations to the Administrator of the Office of Spill Prevention and Response (OSPR), California Department of Fish and Wildlife and is established pursuant to Section 8670.23 of the Government Code and Title 14, California Code of Regulations, Sections 800-802.