~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.


EMERGENCY MEETING FEBRUARY 21, 2019  1:30 pm in the Woodley Island Marina conference room to discuss the recent US Army Corps of Engineers soundings for Humboldt Bay and Draft restrictions.

BUOY 2 removed and BUOY 9 off station

Buoy 2 has been removed and is currently considered a seasonal buoy.  a "virtual buoy" is active and marking the location of Buoy 2.

Buoy 9 went adrift 12/12/2018 and was caputured by USCG.  The buoy is currently tied to the dock at Station Humboldt Bay and the light is out.

We will keep you up to date as we find out more information.

Humboldt Alert Everbridge

The Humboldt Alert system is here!  Humboldt Alert allows the Office of Emergency Services to contact thousands of residents in minutes, so you can find out about an emergency right away using methods you choose such as email , phone and text.  You may also add the street address of your dock or pier to receive notifications for these areas.