coast pilot

coast pilot

[′kōst ‚pī·lət]
(navigation)
A book serving as an adjunct to nautical charts, containing important information which cannot be shown conveniently on the charts, and not readily available elsewhere; prepared by the U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey for coastal waters of continental United States, Hawaii, the Virgin Islands, and Puerto Rico; and by the U.S. Naval Oceanographic Office for foreign waters. Also known as sailing directions.
References in classic literature ?
The said "hog-yoke," an Eldridge chart, the farming almanac, Blunt's "Coast Pilot," and Bowditch's "Navigator" were all the weapons Disko needed to guide him, except the deep-sea lead that was his spare eye.
Navy Pilot Chart and Sailing Directions climatic analyses, data input for the NOAA Coast Pilot climatologies, New York Bight climatic analyses, Gulf of Alaska climatic analyses, climatic information for the Alaskan North Slope and Pipeline Project, and the launch of climatologies for NASA.
The experiences, that range from beach foraging workshops to photography sessions hosted during a horse and carriage ride, have been launched thanks to Creative Rural Communities' (CRC) Glamorgan Heritage Coast Pilot Activities Programme 2014.
The author quotes the 1909 and 2006 versions of The United States Coast Pilot, a nautical reference guide for ships' pilots.
The Coast Pilot, published by the federal government and consulted by ship masters in West Coast waters, also listed the spot as a suitable location for anchorage.
Sears' Kenmore Elite HE3 and the heater model HE3t are moving from a West Coast pilot sale to an August rollout.
Included in the sale are the 10,666-circulation York County Coast Star and its seasonal, 15,000-free-distribution Coast Pilot; 7,000- circulation Revere Journal and 16,000-free-distribution Revere Journal Plus; 4,200-circulation Winthrop Sun-Transcript; 2,400-circulation Chelsea Record; and 11,000-free-distribution East Boston Sun- Transcript.
Coast Guard Light List and Local Notices to Mariners; National Ocean Survey Tide Tables, Tidal Current Tables, and United States Coast Pilot, and nautical charts of the ports and their approaches.(33)
Additionally, Silberfeld said, the United States Coast Pilot - the ship master's guide for all ports on the West Coast - also advises captains that they may safely anchor where Morgado positioned the New Carissa.
Sapphire Coast pilots are being urged to attend an important aviation safety briefing next week.
Under these regulations, it is required that all of the tankers calling on our Kitimat terminal must be double hulled, communicate with the Canadian Coast Guard and be guided by professional BC Coast Pilots.
Although we didn't make this trip in the hottest part of the summer, a group of East coast pilots got a taste of what it's like to deal with high and hot conditions, along with unusual-for us-topography.