Federal Pilots – SWP Operational Restrictions

The Federal Pilots are experiencing flocculation at SWP.
Accordingly, they have released their entry restrictions.
Inbound vessels with a FW draft of 38’ or greater shall enter SWP 3 hours after low tide to 3 hours after high tide.
The official notice is provided below.
Entry time periods are included in the LAMA Daily Report sent out each weekday morning.
November 27, 2018

To Whom It May Concern:

Due to the presence of flocculation; effective immediately, The Federal Pilots of Louisiana recommend that any inbound vessels with a fresh water draft of 38’ or greater shall enter SWP 3 hours after low tide to 3 hours after high tide.