Current Channel & River status



Mississippi River
Date Channel Condition Marsec Level Visibility Notices
01-22-19 OPEN 1 CLEAR NONE
01-21-19 OPEN 1 CLEAR NONE
01-15-19 OPEN 1 CLEAR CRPPA Safe Navigation: Max. freshwater draft SWP now 45 feet / one way traffic for vessels over 42 ft from 1 mile above to 1 mile below lower gap light
01-14-19 OPEN 1 CLEAR NONE
01-10-19 OPEN 1 CLEAR NONE
01-09-19 OPEN 1 CLEAR NONE
01-03-19 OPEN 1 CLEAR NONE
01-02-19 OPEN 1 CLEAR NONE
12-31-18 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


Sabine River
Date Channel Condition Marsec Level Visibility Notices
01-18-19 CLOSED 1 CLEAR SABINE RIVER CLOSED AT 0200/18 DUE TO FOG.
01-14-19 OPEN 1 CLEAR NONE
01-10-19 OPEN 1 CLEAR NONE
01-09-19 OPEN 1 CLEAR NONE
01-08-19 OPEN 1 CLEAR NONE
01-07-19 OPEN 1 CLEAR NONE
12-26-18 CLOSED 1 CLEAR THE SABINE RIVER SHIP CHANNEL CLOSED AT 1525/26 DUE TO HIGH SEAS AT WEATHER.
12-19-18 OPEN 1 CLEAR NONE
12-18-18 OPEN 1 CLEAR SABINE SHIP CHANNEL RE-OPENED TO VESSEL TRAFFIC AT 1330/18.


Houston-Galveston Ship Channel
Date Channel Condition Marsec Level Visibility Notices
01-18-19 OPEN 1 CLEAR CHANNEL CLOSED AT 0655/18 DUE TO FOG. RE-OPENED TO OUTBOUND VESSEL TRAFFIC AT 0855/18.
01-14-19 OPEN 1 CLEAR There is a Channel Obstruction request in Texas City on Wednesday January 16 from 0800-1000 hours for departure of the VLCC Seeb. No vessels will be allowed to meet or overtake the Seeb during her outbound transit.
01-10-19 OPEN 1 CLEAR NONE
01-09-19 OPEN 1 CLEAR NONE
01-08-19 OPEN 1 CLEAR NONE
01-07-19 OPEN 1 CLEAR NONE
12-27-18 OPEN 1 CLEAR THE GALVESTON/TEXAS CITY SHIP CHANNEL OPENED TO ALL VESSEL TRAFFIC AT 1330/27.
12-26-18 CLOSED 1 CLEAR HOUSTON SHIP CHANNEL CLOSED AT 1935/26 DUE TO HIGH SEAS AND WEATHER. THE GALVESTON/TEXAS CITY SHIP CHANNEL CLOSED AT 2040/26 DUE TO HIGH SEAS AND WEATHER
12-19-18 OPEN 1 CLEAR THE HOUSTON SHIP CHANNEL RE-OPENED AT 1312/19 AFTER CLOSURE DUE TO FOG. THE GALVESTON/TEXAS CITY SHIP CHANNEL CLOSED AT 1205/19 DUE TO FOG.


Panama City
Date Channel Condition Marsec Level Visibility Notices
01-18-19 OPEN 1 CLEAR CHANNEL CLOSED AT 0655/18 DUE TO FOG. RE-OPENED TO OUTBOUND VESSEL TRAFFIC AT 0855/18.
01-14-19 OPEN 1 CLEAR There is a Channel Obstruction request in Texas City on Wednesday January 16 from 0800-1000 hours for departure of the VLCC Seeb. No vessels will be allowed to meet or overtake the Seeb during her outbound transit.
01-10-19 OPEN 1 CLEAR NONE
01-09-19 OPEN 1 CLEAR NONE
01-08-19 OPEN 1 CLEAR NONE
01-07-19 OPEN 1 CLEAR NONE
12-27-18 OPEN 1 CLEAR THE GALVESTON/TEXAS CITY SHIP CHANNEL OPENED TO ALL VESSEL TRAFFIC AT 1330/27.
12-26-18 CLOSED 1 CLEAR HOUSTON SHIP CHANNEL CLOSED AT 1935/26 DUE TO HIGH SEAS AND WEATHER. THE GALVESTON/TEXAS CITY SHIP CHANNEL CLOSED AT 2040/26 DUE TO HIGH SEAS AND WEATHER
12-19-18 OPEN 1 CLEAR THE HOUSTON SHIP CHANNEL RE-OPENED AT 1312/19 AFTER CLOSURE DUE TO FOG. THE GALVESTON/TEXAS CITY SHIP CHANNEL CLOSED AT 1205/19 DUE TO FOG.


Channel & River History

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