Skip to Content

All Releases

Pacific Northwest Releases

Pacific Northwest Media Contacts

13th District HQ in Seattle

(206) 220-7237

Detached Office Astoria

(503) 861-6380

Join the Pacific Northwest mailing list:

(Skip to the Subscription Page)





All information is retained for the sole use of the site owner and will not be distributed or sold.

Questions/Comments

(Skip to the Inquiry Page)



Pacific Northwest Media Contact: (206) 220-7237

13th District Public Affairs

U.S. Coast Guard

News Release

Date: Nov. 18, 2012

D13 Staff PA

Contact: PA3 Nathan Littlejohn

Office: (503) 861-6132

Mobile: (816) 582-1725

News Release: Coast Guard closes Columbia River, Depoe Bay, Ore., bars, Sunday

ASTORIA, Ore. — The Coast Guard Capt. of the Port, Sector Columbia River, Ore., has closed the Columbia River and Depoe Bay, 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 information or to request crossing.

The Coast Guard will be re-evaluating the bar closures on an ongoing basis and expect to re-open the waterway as soon as the offshore weather improves.

The Coast Guard understands the effects closures have on commerce and will make every effort to re-open these waterways as soon as they are considered safe for navigation.

###

Saving Lives and Guarding the Coast Since 1790.
The United States Coast Guard -- Proud History. Powerful Future.

Powered by the PIER System | LOGIN