The MSIB below removes all high water restrictions previously in place from MM 219 to MM 240, AHP.


MM 219 to MM 240 AHP LMR (26’ and falling)

As a result of the Baton Rouge gauge reading 26’ and predicted to fall, the Captain of the Port of New Orleans has issued a safety advisory for all waters of the Lower Mississippi River (LMR) from Mile 219 Above Head of Passes (AHP), to Mile 240 AHP. This safety advisory is effective immediately.

Port Allen Lock LMR MM 219-229:

  1. All restrictions have been rescinded.

This Marine Safety Information Bulletin supersedes Volume XVIII, Issue 045 High Water Safety Advisory: MM 219 to MM 240 AHP LMR (30 and falling).

For further information, contact the following:

Vessel Traffic Center Lower Mississippi River: (504) 365-2230 (24 HR), VHF-FM CH 05A, 11, or 12

Coast Guard Baton Rouge Waterways Management: (225) 298-5400 X230

Coast Guard Sector New Orleans Command Center: (504) 365-2200