2024 Tide Book

Introducing the Brand New 2024 Morro Bay Tide Book.

Boater Resource Guide

Introducing the Brand New 2023 Morro Bay Boater Resource Guide, brought to you by the Friends of the Morro Bay Harbor Department

Live Web Cam

Watch our Live Webcam set-up at the Rock Parking-Lot near Morro Strand State Beach.

$290,000

Total Raised For the Morro Bay Harbor Department

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Friends of the Morro Bay Harbor Department relies entirely on donations from great people just like you!  Help us make a difference for the individuals that put themselves on the line for us every day.

Live WebCam

Click here to view our live video feed of Morro Bay Strand State Beach from the Rock to North Morro Bay.  Provided in partnership with Surfline.com.

Calendar

Click here to view our full events calendar, including special events, Harbor schedules and more of what’s happening around Morro Bay.

Fundraising Accomplishments

  • Polaris Rescue UTV - $40,000 100% 100%
  • Harbor Department Renovations (Electrical & Paint) - $10,000 100% 100%
  • Rescue Watercraft Training - $1,600 100% 100%
  • Waterfront Trash Cans - $2,000 100% 100%
  • Bike Rack at Tidelands Park - $1,000 100% 100%
  • 2023 Boater Resource Guide - $2,000 100% 100%
  • 2023 Tide Books - $1,800 100% 100%
  • Refurbishing Lifeguard Tower 2 - $10,000 100% 100%
  • Harbor Patrol Boat - $100,000 100% 100%
  • Refurbishing Lifeguard Tower 1 - $5,000 100% 100%
  • Solar Powered Emergency Phone - $10,000 100% 100%
  • Permanent Viewing Station (mounted binoculars) - $2,500 100% 100%
  • Parking-lot Striping Machine - $2,500 100% 100%
  • Lifeguard Tower 0 - $3,800 100% 100%
  • Rescue Sled - $1,200 100% 100%
  • Beach Wheelchair - $2500 100% 100%
  • Junior Lifeguard Equipment Container - $950 100% 100%
  • Sea Lion Dock - Rebuild - $20,000 100% 100%
  • Specialty Headsets - $1,000 100% 100%

About Us

Friends of the Morro Bay Harbor Department is a not for profit community group established to help improve the Harbor Services in Morro Bay.

We are looking for fun, active, concerned citizens who have a love for the harbor and want to make sure it is adequately monitored and provided for.

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Latest News from the Harbor

Business Spotlight Award

Business Spotlight Award

Discover how Friends of the Morro Bay Harbor Department earned the Business Spotlight Award from the Morro Bay Chamber of Commerce, celebrating community engagement and exceptional management.

Christening of Harbor Patrol Vessel 3869

Christening of Harbor Patrol Vessel 3869

Morro Bay Harbor Department is proud to announce. CHRISTENING OF HARBOR PATROL VESSEL 3869 FEB 20TH, 10:00-12:00 P.M. • LOCATION NORTH T-PIER Introducing new Harbor Director • Ted Schiafone Swearing in of new Harbor Patrol Officer • Charlie Howland Boat 3869 was...

City Manager Appoints Ted Schiafone as New Harbor Director

City Manager Appoints Ted Schiafone as New Harbor Director

Below is the recent Press Release from Morro Bay City manager Scott Collins regarding the MBHD's newly appointed Harbor Director.FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 5, 2023 City Manager Appoints Ted Schiafone as New Harbor Director Morro Bay, CA - Morro Bay City Manager,...

New Harbor Patrol Boat: UPDATE

New Harbor Patrol Boat: UPDATE

The patrol boat refit project continues at Radon Boats in Goleta.  The work raising the cabin roof has been completed and looks great (our 6’5” patrol officer will fit nicely).  The helm console has been blanked out to accommodate the installation of navigational...

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