Coast Guard seeks public comment on Willapa Bay waterways analysis study

WILLAPA BAY, Wash. — The Coast Guard is seeking public comment while conducting a waterways analysis and management system (WAMS) review of Willapa Bay.

The Coast Guard uses WAMS to validate the adequacy of the existing aids to navigation (ATON) system, as well as to get a better understanding of the uses of each waterway and general safety issues. WAMS focuses on the present ATON system, marine casualty information, port and harbor resources, changes in recreation and commercial marine vessel usage, and future development projects.

The comment deadline will be February 1, 2019. To participate in the survey, visit this page.

The survey can be scanned and emailed or mailed to the following:

Commander (dpw)
Attn: LT Chad Coppin
Coast Guard Thirteenth District
915 2nd Ave.
Seattle, WA 98174-1067


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