|RESTRICTIONS AHEAD OF STORM LANDFALL
New Orleans, United States
|PORT CONDITION X-RAY SET
Beaumont, Port Arthur, Orange & Lake Charles, United States
|Restrictions ahead of storm landfall|
|Wednesday, June 21, 2017, New Orleans, United States|
|In anticipation of the landfall of Tropical Storm Cindy, the below restrictions have been put into place in New Orleans with the anticipated landfall of a Tropical Storm Cindy.
LOWER MISSISSIPPI RIVER (LMR – SEA BUOY TO MM 0 HEAD OF PASSES
LOWER MISSISSIPPI RIVER (LMR – MM 0-MM90 AHP
Yesterday (20 June) evening, the Associated Branch Pilots advised that conditions had deteriorated and they would be shutting down operations. Conditions offshore had become “very nasty”, so boats and crew would be moved to Venice.
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|Port Condition X-Ray set|
|Wednesday, June 21, 2017, Beaumont, Port Arthur, Orange & Lake Charles, United States|
|Effective at 6:00pm DT, the U.S. Coast Guard Captain of the Port, Port Arthur has set Port Condition X-RAY for the ports of Beaumont, TX; Port Arthur, TX; Orange, TX; and Lake Charles, LA including all tributaries and connecting waterways.
Tropical force winds from TROPICAL STORM CINDY are expected to make landfall along the coast of southeast Texas and western Louisiana within 48 hours.
The following restrictions are in effect:
…Vessels are advised to seek safe harbor in the northern reaches of the waterway. Survey places to moor or anchor to safely ride out a tropical storm or hurricane, and make available the necessary heavy weather mooring gear. Based on prior experience fishing vessels should moor north of Texaco Island Intersection. Vessels shall not moor in locations that impede the safe transit of vessels in the channel. By regulation, vessels intending to moor at 33 CFR 105 facilities must have an agreed upon security arrangement with the facility prior to the vessels mooring.
Future Port Conditions cannot be predicted with any degree of certainty but, provided the storm remains on the projected course and speed, port stakeholders can expect the following progression of Port Conditions:
Arrival of Tropical Force winds
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Source: U.S. Coast Guard, Beaumont, Marine Safety Information Bulletin 04-17 issued at 6:00pm on 20 June 2017
UPDATE:Effective at 8:00 a.m. CDT, June 21, 2017, the U.S. Coast Guard Captain of the Port, Port Arthur has set Port Condition YANKEE for the ports of Beaumont, TX; Port Arthur, TX; Orange, TX; and Lake Charles, LA including all tributaries and connecting waterways.
Tropical force winds from TROPICAL STORM CINDY are expected to make landfall along the Texas/Louisiana coast with within 24 hours.