Columbia River and Tillamook Bay bars closed due to hazardous conditions

PORTLAND, Ore. — The Coast Guard Captain of the Port, Portland, Ore., has closed the Columbia River and Tillamook Bay bars Thursday due to hazardous conditions.

The bar closure is for all vessels and any request to transit the bars prior to reopening must be approved by the Captain of the Port, Portland.

Vessels are advised to divert to Yaquina Bay, Ore., or be prepared to remain at sea until the weather clears. Mariners may contact the Coast Guard on Channel 16 for further information or to request crossing.

It is expected the Captain of the Port, Portland, will re-open the Columbia River and Tillamook Bay bars on or before 5 p.m. Sunday.

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