Coast Guard opens waterways from Matagorda Bay to Galveston Bay

Coast Guard opens waterways from Matagorda Bay to Galveston Bay
HOUSTON — The Coast Guard has lifted the Federal Safety Zone in place for small crafts, and has opened the waterways from Matagorda Bay to Galveston Bay, at 6 a.m. Wednesday. The Coast Guard Captain of the Port of Houston has set the Port Condition back to normal. In the event of an emergency, the Coast Guard Sector Houston Command Center can be reached on VHF channel 16 or at (281) 464-4854. googletag.cmd.push(function()...

Coast Guard closes waterways from Matagorda Bay to Galveston Bay as Tropical Storm Bill arrives

Coast Guard closes waterways from Matagorda Bay to Galveston Bay as Tropical Storm Bill arrives
HOUSTON — The Coast Guard continues to broadcast notification of a Federal Safety Zone in place for small crafts Tuesday on the waterways from Matagorda Bay to Galveston Bay. This safety zone was established late Monday night and prohibits the use of small crafts and offshore transfer operations on the waterways referenced and will remain in effect until canceled by the Captain of the Port of...