Current Channel & River status

Channel & River History

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Mississippi River
Date Channel Condition Marsec Level Visibility Notices
11-24-17 OPEN 1 CLEAR NONE
11-23-17 OPEN 1 CLEAR Mat Sinking Revetment Schedule and Transit Restrictions MM 105.7 / Nov. 22,23 and 24th until 1300 hrs./ 1) Vessels with drafts 40 feet or greater are limited to transits outside of the Mat Sinking Units working times (0600 to 1900 hours) and must transit this area from 1900 hours to 0600 hours. 2) All vessels transiting the Huey P. Long are limited to one-way transits during working hours of the MSU and to transit through the alternate span. 3) Deep-draft vessels will be limited to the appropriate air draft limitations of the Huey P. Long’s alternate span during working hours, approximately 144 feet minus the current reading on the Carrollton Gauge (at 5.13 at 1200 hours today).
11-22-17 OPEN 1 CLEAR NONE
11-21-17 OPEN 1 CLEAR NONE
11-20-17 OPEN 1 CLEAR NONE
11-16-17 OPEN 1 CLEAR NONE
11-09-17 OPEN 1 CLEAR NONE
11-08-17 OPEN 1 CLEAR NONE
11-07-17 OPEN 1 CLEAR NONE


Mobile Bay
Date Channel Condition Marsec Level Visibility Notices
10-19-16 OPEN LEVEL 1 NONE
10-11-16 OPEN LEVEL 1 NONE
09-30-16 OPEN LEVEL 1 NONE
09-28-16 OPEN LEVEL 1 NONE
09-20-16 OPEN LEVEL 1 NONE
09-19-16 OPEN LEVEL 1 NONE
09-06-16 OPEN LEVEL 1 NONE
09-03-16 OPEN 1 CLEAR NONE
09-02-16 OPEN 1 CLEAR NONE


Houston-Galveston Ship Channel
Date Channel Condition Marsec Level Visibility Notices
11-16-17 OPEN 1 CLEAR NONE
11-13-17 OPEN 1 CLEAR NONE
11-08-17 OPEN 1 CLEAR There is a closure on Houston Ship Channel between Lights 111-112 today November 08 from 0900-1200 hours. Lights 111-112 are located in the vicinity of the ExxonMobil docks in Baytown.
11-07-17 OPEN 1 CLEAR There is a pending closure on Houston Ship Channel between Lights 111-112 on November 08 from 0900-1200 hours. Lights 111-112 are located in the vicinity of the ExxonMobil docks in Baytown.
11-06-17 OPEN 1 CLEAR There is a pending closure on Houston Ship Channel between Lights 111-112 on November 08 from 0900-1200 hours. Lights 111-112 are located in the vicinity of the ExxonMobil docks in Baytown.
11-03-17 OPEN 1 CLEAR NONE
11-02-17 OPEN 1 CLEAR NONE
11-01-17 OPEN 1 CLEAR NONE
10-31-17 OPEN 1 CLEAR There is a closure on Houston Ship Channel in the vicinity of Light 109 today from 0900-1200 hours. Light 109 is located between the Fred Hartman Bridge and The ExxonMobil docks in Baytown.


Sabine River
Date Channel Condition Marsec Level Visibility Notices
11-16-17 CLOSED 1 FOG Closed due to fog at 0230/16.
11-13-17 OPEN 1 CLEAR NONE
11-08-17 OPEN 1 CLEAR NONE
11-07-17 OPEN 1 CLEAR NONE
11-06-17 OPEN 1 CLEAR NONE
11-03-17 OPEN 1 CLEAR NONE
11-02-17 OPEN 1 CLEAR NONE
11-01-17 OPEN 1 CLEAR NONE
10-31-17 OPEN 1 CLEAR NONE


Panama City
Date Channel Condition Marsec Level Visibility Notices
10-19-16 OPEN LEVEL 1 NONE
10-11-16 OPEN LEVEL 1 NONE
09-30-16 OPEN LEVEL 1 NONE
09-28-16 OPEN LEVEL 1 NONE
09-20-16 OPEN LEVEL 1 NONE
09-19-16 OPEN LEVEL 1 NONE
09-06-16 OPEN LEVEL 1 NONE
09-03-16 CLOSED 1 PORT CLOSED DUE TO HURRICANE HERMINE
09-02-16 Open Level 1 None