Coast Guard conducts waterways analysis study of Tillamook Bay, seeks public comment

Coast Guard conducts waterways analysis study of Tillamook Bay, seeks public comment
GARIBALDI, Wash. — Coast Guard officials are seeking public comment while conducting a waterways analysis and management system (WAMS) review of Tillamook 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 waterway’s present...

Coast Guard closes river bars in Washington, Oregon

Coast Guard closes river bars in Washington, Oregon
SEATTLE — The Coast Guard Capt. of the Port, for the Sector Puget Sound area of responsibility, has closed the Quillayute River bar, and the Capt. of the Port, for the Sector Columbia River, Ore., area of responibility, has closed the Tillamook Bay, Depoe Bay, Yaquina Bay, Siuslaw River and Umpqua River, Ore., bars, Monday, due to hazardous conditions. The bar closures apply to all vessels and any...

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

Tillamook Bar USCG File PhotoSEATTLE — The Coast Guard Captain of the Port, Sector Columbia River, in Astoria, Ore., has closed the Columbia River, Tillamook Bay, Ore., and Siuslaw River, Ore., bar entrances due to hazardous conditions, Saturday. 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...

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.