Attached is the revised High Water Restrictions from NOBRA.

RevisionVessels anchoring in NOBRA’s AOR with a draft of 35’ or greater (changed from 30’) shall maintain a pilot on board while at anchor to insure the safety of the vessel.

To Whom It May Concern:
Due to the river reaching sixteen (16) feet at the Carrollton Gage, the following restrictions will be implemented at 1200 today, February 27, 2019.

  1. Mile 233.0 AHP to Mile 90.5 AHP, south bound vessels will be daylight only;
  2. Mile 170.0 AHP to Mile 232.2 AHP, all vessels will be daylight only; and
  3. Vessels anchoring in NOBRA’s area of responsibility with a draft of 35 feet or greater shall maintain a pilot on board while at anchor to insure safety of the vessel.

These emergency procedures shall remain in effect until the Baton Rouge Gage has a reading of40 ft. and falling in combination with the Carrollton Gage reading 16 ft. and falling.