Coast Guard seeks comment on ATON in north Puget Sound

The following is text of a news release from the U.S. Coast Guard:

(SEATTLE) — The Coast Guard is seeking public comment in regard to its ongoing Waterways Analysis and Management System (WAMS) review of Puget Sound from Possession Sound to Dalco Passage.

The Coast Guard uses WAMS to validate the adequacy of 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 current ATON system, marine casualty information, port and harbor resources, changes in recreational and commercial marine vessel usage and future development projects.

The comment deadline is Nov. 20. For more information contact Lt. j.g Katie Matha at 206-220-7283 or

To participate in a user survey you may visit the website at or contact:

United States Coast Guard 13th District (dpw)
915 Second Ave.
Seattle, WA 98174-1067
Attn: Lt.j.g Katie Matha

By Professional Mariner Staff