LOWER MISSISSIPPI RIVER (LMR) NAVIGATION CONDITIONS

LMR is Open to navigation.
Draft Restriction – Cubits Gap MM 2.0 – MM 4.0 – 44’ Maximum Draft – (Click here)

Recent Fog Closures at Algiers Point (MM 94.5):

(All times ‘local’)Closed 9:15 pm, 29 Dec 2018 – Re-opened 2:37 pm, 30 Dec 2018.
Closed 3:13 pm, 30 Dec 2018 – Re-opened 5:07 am, 31 Dec 2018.
Closed 12:30 am, 01 Jan 2019 – Re-opened 6:36 am, 01 Jan 2019.
Closed 1:30 am, 02 Jan 2019 – Re-opened 8:30 pm, 02 Jan 2019.
Closed 11:19 pm, 02 Jan 2019 – Re-opened 2:00 am, 03 Jan 2019.

When open the following apply:
1. The main navigation channel of the Sunshine Bridge is open. The alternate span is closed. Vessels are restricted to one-way traffic and must check in with the VTS. Burnside Anchorage is closed. (Click here)

2. USACE Mat Sinking Operations Poydras MM 81.0 (Click here). Update Posted 01/08/2019.

3. BAR SWP Entry Restrictions (Click here) Federal Pilots SWP Entry Restrictions (Click here).

4. High Water Restrictions – NOBRA (Click here), CRPPA (Click here), Fed Pilots (Click here).

5. CRPPA Draft Restriction – MM 2.0 – MM 4.0 – 47’ Maximum Draft – (Click here)