Coast Guard Detachment Rogue River begins AM radio broadcast

GOLD BEACH, Ore. – The Coast Guard Rogue River Search and Rescue Detachment began broadcasting bar restriction and bar condition information on AM radio channel 1610 today.

Rogue River Search and Rescue Detachment can still be reached at 541-274-7219 or channel 16 VHF-FM for further information or bar report updates.

The Coast Guard also reminds all boaters to pay close attention to Rogue River bar conditions, as changing weather can cause conditions to deteriorate rapidly.

A rough bar warning sign will be posted at the Rogue River Station to notify boaters of any rough bar conditions.

Boaters are reminded to wear lifejackets while operating their boats and to ensure all distress signaling equipment is current and working properly. All vessels should also carry an anchor with enough line attached to anchor their boat at the depth in which they will be operating.

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