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Updated Washington tsunami maps

On Thursday's Ship Report, Joanne Rideout shraes a story by journalist Tom Banse about how new tsunami maps show elevated risk for coastal dwellers in southwest Washington.


Photo: Big seas on the Columbia River Bar. Photo: Columbia River Bar Pilots.


Podcasts
Podcasts are usually posted the same day they air on Coast Community Radio in Astoria, Oregon. But sometimes, life intervenes. Thanks for your patience.


Week of 3/26-3/30/18
  • Monday: On Monday's Ship Report, Joanne Rideout talks about how dangerous it is to shine even a small  laser pointer at an aircraft.
  • Tuesday: On Tuesday's Ship Report, Joanne Rideout talks about a suspected hoax caller who was arrested by the Coast Guard this week.
  • Wednesday: On Wednesday's Ship Report, Joanne Rideout talks about new tsunami inundation maps just released for the southwest Washington Coast.
  • Thursday: On Thursday's Ship Report, Joanne Rideout shares a story by journalist Tom Banse about how the new tsunami maps show elevated risk for coastal dwellers in southwest Washington.
  • Friday:
Week of 3/19-3/23/18
  • Monday: On Monday's Ship Report, Joanne Rideout talks about hacking can be used to interfere with the operations of ships at sea.
  • Tuesday: podcast pending
  • Wednesday: podcast pending
  • Thursday: podcast pending
  • Friday: podcast pending
Week of 3/12-3/16/18
  • Monday: On Monday's Ship Report, Joanne Rideout talks about a request by New York's governor to have this state exempted from Trump Administration offshore oil and gas drilling.
  • Tuesday: On Tuesday's Ship Report, Joanne Rideout talks about how a tugboat came to the rescue when a sightseeing helicopter crashed in the water in New York Harbor.
  • Wednesday: On Wednesday's Ship Report, Joanne Rideout talks about the River.
  • Thursday: On Thursday's Ship Report, Joanne Rideout shares Columbia River facts.
  • Friday: On Friday's Ship Report, Joanne Rideout talks more about things you can observe about the river while standing on the shore.
Week of 3/5-3/9/18
Week of 3/5-3/9/18
  • Monday: Monday's Ship Report Minute was broadcast live on Coast Community Radio.
  • Tuesday: On Monday's Ship Report, Joanne Rideout talks about the more than 70 shipping containers that went overboard off a Maersk containership traveling in a storm off the US. East Coast.
  • Wednesday: On Wednesday's Ship Report Minute, Joanne Rideout talks about an aging wooden ship that sank in Willapa Bay.
  • Thursday: Thursday's
    Ship Report Minute was broadcast live on Coast Community Radio.
  • Friday: On Friday's Ship Report, Joanne Rideout talks about a deadly fire aboard a containership in the Arabian Sea.
Week of 2/26-3/2/18
  • Monday: On Monday's Ship Report, Joanne Rideout talks with Port of Astoria Executive Director Jim Knight, about the expensive but sometimes necessary practice of upland disposal of dredge spoils.
  • Tuesday: On Tuesday's Ship Report, Joanne Rideout talks with Port of Astoria Executive Director Jim Knight, about how the Port prepares for disasters like a Cascadia Subduction Zone earthquake - the Big One.
  • Wednesday: On Wednesday's Ship Report, Joanne Rideout talks about the bulk carrier that went adrift in the Pacific Ocean after an engine room explosion and fire last week, 120 miles off the mouth of the Columbia River.
  • Thursday: On  Thursday's Ship Report, Joanne Rideout talks about the need for a new, younger wave of workers in the maritime industry, as older workers retire.
  • Friday: On Friday's Ship Report, Joanne Rideout talks about the dangerous profession of marine piloting, following the death of a pilot working in Portugal.On Friday's Ship Report, Joanne Rideout talks about the dangerous profession of marine piloting, following the death of a pilot working in Portugal. On Friday's Ship Report, Joanne Rideout talks about the dangerous profession of marine piloting, following the death of a pilot working in Portugal.On  Friday's Ship Report, Joanne Rideout talks about the dangerous profession of marine piloting, following the death of a pilot working in Portugal. On  Friday's Ship Report, Joanne Rideout talks about the dangerous profession of marine piloting, following the death of a pilot working in Portugal.
Week of 2/19-2/23/18
  • Monday: The Ship Report is on shore leave for Presidents Day.
  • Tuesday: On Tuesday's Ship Report, Joanne Rideout talks with Port of Astoria Executive Director Jim Knight, about why regular dredging is so essential to port operations. 
  • Wednesday: On Wednesday's Ship Report, Joanne Rideout talks more with Port of Astoria Executive Director Jim Knight, about why regular dredging is so essential to port operations. Dredging is expensive and can only be done at certain times of the year.
  • Thursday: On Thursday's Ship Report, Joanne Rideout talks more with Astoria Port Director Jim Knight about the expense of dredging.
  • Friday: On Friday's Ship Report, Joanne Rideout continues her discussion with Port of Astoria Executive Director Jim Knight, about why dredging can be hazardous as well as costly.
Week of 2/12-2/16/18
  • Monday: The Ship Report is taking a short break today to deal with family medical issues.
  • Tuesday: Joanne is in Portland today as a guest speaker at the Columbia River Steamship Operators Association Forum. See you on the air tomorrow! 
  • Wednesday: On Wednesday's Ship Report, Joanne Rideout talks with Port of Astoria Executive Director Jim Knight about port revenue: how do ports make money and how do they spend it?
  • Thursday: No podcast today. Thursday's Ship Report was pre-empted by special programming on NPR relating to the Florida school shootings.
  • Friday: On Friday's Ship Report, Joanne Rideout talks with Astoria Port Executive Director Jim Knight about logging operations at the port.
Week of 1/29-2/2/18
  • Monday: On Monday's Ship Report, Joanne Rideout talks with Coast Guard public information officer Levi Read about how a portable device you can hold in your hand could save your life on the water.
  • Tuesday: On Tuesday's Ship Report, Joanne Rideout shares an interview with Coastal Hazards Outreach Specialist Pat Corocoran, about real and imagined tsunami risks on the coast.
  • Wednesday: On Wednesday's Ship Report, Joanne Rideout talks about this morning's Super Blood Blue Moon. and how mariners use the moon to navigate.
  • Thursday: On Thursday's Ship Report, Joanne Rideout shares commentary from Seaside geologist Tom Horning about what would happen on the ocean floor and beyond during a large Cascadia Subduction Zone earthquake. 
  • Friday: On Friday's Ship Report, Joanne Rideout talks with USCG Petty Ofc. First Class Levi Read about crabot towboat lanes at sea, and safety. talks with USCG Petty Ofc. First Class Levi Read about crabpot/towboat lanes at sea, and safety.
Week of 1/22-1/26/18
  • Monday: On Monday's Ship Report, Joanne Rideout talks about the massive ship traffic roster for today on the Columbia: 36 ships! That's possibly the biggest roster of ship traffic ever in one day. Much of it was caused by weather backups on the weekend, where 60 foot seas halted traffic across the bar.
  • Tuesday: On Tuesday's Ship Report, Joanne Rideout talks about the tsunami watch that happened on the US West Coast early this morning, from a 7.9 earthquake in the Gulf of Alaska.
  • Wednesday: On Wednesday's Ship Report, Joanne Rideout talks about the Alaska earthquake early Tuesday that did not produce a tsunami wave, but did inspire a tsunami watch from NOAA.
  • Thursday: On Thursday's Ship Report, Joanne Rideout talks with USCG Petty Officer First Class Levi Read about the importance of wearing a PFD.
  • Friday:On Friday's Ship Report, Joanne Rideout continues her chat with USCG Petty Officer First Class Levi Read about why it's vital for boaters to check weather forecasts before they venture out on the water.iceabout r First Class Levi Read
Week of 1/15-1/18/18
  • Monday: On Monday's Ship Report, Joanne Rideout shares the words of Gordon Huggins, the sole survivor of the 1961 Coast Guard tragedy involving the Triumph motor lifeboat on the Columbia River Bar. Huggins spoke at a Coast Guard ceremony Saturday at Cape Disappointment.
  • Tuesday: On Tuesday's Ship Report, Joanne Rideout shares more from the Coast Guard ceremony last Saturday at Cape Disappointment. We'll hear Rear Adm. Daniel Neptun talk about survivor guilt, which can haunt the people who made it through when others didn't.
  • Wednesday: In today's Ship Report Minute, Joanne Rideout talks about who's on board the ships we see. (Family medical issues today. Back tomorrow.)
  • Thursday: On Thursday's Ship Report, Joanne Rideout talks about ship horns on the Columbia on New Year's and how this hoped-for annual event happens, or doesn't . (Podcast will post after show airs on the radio.)
  • Friday: The podcast is in drydock today. Just need a break. Back Monday!
Week of 1/8-1/12/18
  • Monday: No Podcast today. Technical issues at Coast Community Radio.
  • Tuesday: On Monday's Ship Report, Joanne Rideout talks about a ship collision in the waters off China, involving a ship that picked up wheat in Vancouver on the Columbia in December.
  • Wednesday: On Wednesday's Ship Report, Joanne Rideout shares a story about the Clatsop Community College MERTS program, and new federal funding in 2018 for maritime training.
  • Thursday: No podcast today. Technical issues at Coast Community Radio.
  • Friday: On today's Ship Report, Joanne Rideout commemorates a Coast Guard tragedy that happened 57 years ago today: the tragic loss of crew members of the Triumph motor lifeboat and fishermen during a rescue on the Columbia River Bar.
Week of 1/1-1/5/18
  • Monday: New Year's Day Holiday
  • Tuesday: On Tuesday's Ship Report, Joanne Rideout talks about waves, part of a series this week on waves, how they come to be, and the effects they have on our coastal environment.
  • Wednesday: On Weduesday's Ship Report, Joanne Rideout talks more about waves, and how they go from a small ripple to a large swell.
  • Thursday: On Thursday's Ship Report, Joanne Rideout talks about swells and the Beaufort Wind Scale.
  • Friday: On Friday's Ship Report, Joanne Rideout talks about the Beaufort Wind Scale and how it might be useful right now, under today's gale force conditions at sea.

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