One of three waterspouts that formed off of Key Biscayne on June 11, 2014. (Source: CBS4)

Trio Of Waterspouts Dip Down From Clouds Off Key Biscayne

A trio of waterspouts were spotted off the coast of Key Biscayne Wednesday morning.

CBS Miami–06/11/2014

(Source: CBS4)

Miami-Dade Marina Text Alerts Now Available For Boaters

Boaters who keep their vessels in the Miami-Dade County Parks Marinas will now be able to get text alerts to better plan their day on the water.


Boaters Rescued Off Key Biscayne  (Source: CBS4)

Boaters Rescued Off Key Biscayne After A Night In The Water

Fire boats and divers searched the waters off Key Biscayne Saturday morning after a boater reported three people missing.


Pilot Whales (Source: Sea Tow Naples)

About 25 Pilot Whales Found Dead Off Fla.

Boaters discovered 25 dead pilot whales on an island off Florida’s southwest coast Thursday, raising the death toll to 33.


Water spout photographed off Key Biscayne on Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013. (Source: CBS4 Viewer)

Waterspout Dips Down From Clouds Off Key Biscayne

A large waterspout was spotted off the coast of Key Biscayne Tuesday afternoon.

CBS Miami–10/08/2013

A Coast Guard Station Key West, Fla., boat crew rescued two men from the water after their vessel capsized in the vicinity of Marquesas, Fla., Sept. 23, 2013. The men contacted the Coast Guard for help after their vessel started taking on water. (U.S. Coast Guard photo)

Coast Guard Rescues Boaters Near Marquesas

The Coast Guard rescued two men after their boat capsized near Marquesas Monday afternoon.

CBS Miami–09/23/2013

Boaters enjoy a sunny day as they anchor on a sandbar in the Intercostal Waterway in Miami Beach. (Source: AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

Coast Guard Urges Safety Over Labor Day Weekend

It’s Labor Day weekend and the weather forecast looks pretty nice so that means plenty of South Floridians will be jumping on their boats this weekend which is why the U.S. Coast Guard is urging boaters to be careful on the water.

CBS Miami–08/30/2013


Officials Caution Boaters Ahead Of Memorial Day Weekend

The Memorial Day weekend is traditionally the start of summer and that means thousands of boaters will spend their holiday weekend on the water. That’s why a group of safety officials are urging you to take care of yourself and your family on the seas.

CBS Miami–05/24/2013

(Source: CBS4)

Boating Safety Stressed Over Memorial Day Weekend

The weather is clearing up just in time for Memorial Day weekend. Many people will be hitting the water to enjoy the holiday weekend but authorities have stressed that they should keep safety in mind.



Only In Miami: Marlins Want Drawbridge Closed For Home Games

Should boats wait while traffic heads to and from the new Marlins ballpark on game days? The Marlins say yes, but the people who use the river like their own highway are crying foul. The team is trying to get the US Coast Guard to approve a compromise.