Highwater Safety Advisory-Morgan City Port Allen Alt. Rte. CANCELLED
As a result of the Bayou Sorrel river gauge reading 5 feet and below, in accordance with the Waterways Action Plan Baton Rouge Annex:
The COTP New Orleans has cancelled all requirements including restrictions requiring all mariners to transit the area at minimum safe speed with no discernable wake from MM 37.6 to MM 45.
This Marine Safety Information Bulletin (MSIB) supersedes MSIB Volume XXIII, Issue 008, High Water Safety Advisory: Morgan City – Port Allen Alternative Route.
For further information, contact the following:
Coast Guard Sector New Orleans Command Center: (504) 365-2200
Coast Guard MSU Baton Rouge Waterways Management: (225) 298-5400 x230
Bayou Sorrel Lock: (225) 659-7773, VHF Channel 14
CAPTAIN KELLY K. DENNING
Captain of the Port, New Orleans