Coast Guard seeks public comments for waterways analysis of Yaquina Bay, Ore.

Coast Guard seeks public comments for waterways analysis of Yaquina Bay, Ore.
NEWPORT, Ore. — The Coast Guard is seeking public comments for a waterways analysis and management system review of Yaquina Bay by Oct. 1, 2019. The Coast Guard uses WAMS to validate the adequacy of the existing aids to navigation 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 ATON system, marine casualty...

Coast Guard investigates vessel grounding near Newport, Ore.

Coast Guard investigates vessel grounding near Newport, Ore.
Remnants of the 32-foot fishing vessel Sea Pup rest on the North Jetty of Yaquina Bay in Newport, Ore., July 10, 2015. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy Sector Columbia River) WARRENTON, Ore. — Coast Guard personnel are investigating a fishing vessel that went aground and subsequently broke apart on the North Jetty of Yaquina Bay in Newport, Friday. “Sector Columbia River investigators are conducting...

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...