Category I Channel Closure – San Jacinto Bay Channel – 22OCT23 -1200-1600

Vessel Traffic Service Houston Galveston DIRECTS no vessel movements at the mouth of the San Jacinto Bay Channel on Sunday, October 22nd from 1200-1600 (local) due to dredge pipeline operations. 

Vessel Traffic Service Houston Galveston DIRECTS wake and surge considerations and no meeting or overtaking of ships in this area. 

Vessel movements to and from San Jacinto Bay Channel, AKA USI Canal, will not be permitted during the channel closure. Vessels will not be allowed to stop or push in along the channel during the closure. 

The entrance to San Jacinto Bay Channel is on the green side of the Houston Ship Channel between Houston Ship Channel Lights 103 and 105.