Coast Guard urges mariners to prepare for series of incoming Pacific Northwest storms

Coast Guard urges mariners to prepare for series of incoming Pacific Northwest storms
SEATTLE — Coast Guard 13th District personnel are preparing for a series of coastal storms expected to impact the Washington and Oregon Coastal areas starting late Wednesday night. Storm-force wind gusts of up to 60-75 mph are expected along the coast with sea swells reaching up to 30 feet. Rain will arrive Wednesday night and push inland, resulting in the strongest storm of the season that will...

Coast Guard closes Umpqua River and Coos Bay bar entrances

Coast Guard closes Umpqua River and Coos Bay bar entrances
SEATTLE. — The Coast Guard Captain of the Port Sector North Bend in North Bend, Ore., issued the closure of the Umpqua River and Coos Bay bar entrances due to hazardous conditions Sunday evening. The bar closure applies to all vessels and any request to transit the bars prior to reopening must be approved by the Captain of the Port. Mariners may contact the Coast Guard on VHF-FM Channel 16 for...

Coast Guard closes Tillamook Bay, Umpqua River bars

Coast Guard closes Tillamook Bay, Umpqua River bars
ASTORIA, Ore. — The Coast Guard Capt. of the Port, Coast Guard Sector Columbia River, Ore., has closed the Tillamook Bay and Umpqua River, Ore., bars, Sunday, due to hazardous conditions. The bar closures apply to all vessels and any request to transit the bars prior to re-opening must be approved by COPT, Sector Columbia River. Mariners may contact the Coast Guard on VHF-FM Channel 16 for further...

Coast Guard closes Depoe Bay, Chetco River, Ore., bars

ASTORIA, Ore. — The Coast Guard Captain of the Port Sector Columbia River, located in Astoria, has issued two bar closures in Oregon due to hazardous conditions Friday. The Depoe Bay and Chetco River, Ore., bars are closed. The bar closures apply to all vessels and any request to transit the bars prior to re-opening must be approved by the COTP Sector Columbia River. Mariners may contact the Coast...

Coast Guard closes multiple bar entrances on Oregon and Washington coasts

ASTORIA, Ore. — The Coast Guard Captain of the Port Sector Columbia River, located in Astoria, and the COTP Sector Puget Sound, located in Seattle, have issued bar closures in Oregon and Washington due to hazardous conditions Tuesday. The Siuslaw River, Depoe and Tillamook Bay, Ore., bars, Columbia River, Ore./Wash., bar, as well as the Grays Harbor and Quillayute River, Wash., bars are closed. The...

Coast Guard closes multiple Oregon river bars

ASTORIA, Ore. — The Coast Guard Captain of the Port (COTP) Sector Columbia River, in Astoria issued the closure of multiple river bars within Oregon due to hazardous conditions Wednesday. The bars at Siuslaw River, Ore., Depoe Bay, Ore., and Umpqua River, Ore., are closed. The bar closure applies to all vessels and any request to transit the bars prior to reopening must be approved by the COTP, Sector...

Coast Guard Captain of the Port, Sector Columbia River, closes multiple bar entrances

USCG File PhotoSEATTLE — The Coast Guard Captain of the Port, Sector Columbia River, in Astoria, Ore., has closed the Columbia River, Yaquina Bay, Ore., Siuslaw River, Ore., and Grays Harbor, Wash., bar entrances due to hazardous conditions, Tuesday. The bar closures are for all vessels and any request to transit the bars prior to re-opening must be approved by the Captain of the Port, Sector Columbia...