Coast Guard Captain of the Port Sector Columbia River, closes Chetco River bar entrance

ASTORIA, Ore. — Coast Guard Captain of the Port (CATP) for Sector Columbia River issued a bar closure for Chetco River, Ore., at approximately 4:40 p.m. Tuesday due to hazardous conditions. As a result of high water, debris and limited search and rescue capabilities, the Chetco River Bar is closed to all vessels. Vessels are advised to remain at sea until conditions improve. The bar closure is for...