Transit Times

Brazos Santiago Pilots Association

 

 

Channel Transit Times Month of January 2018

Draft 10.36 M (34 ft.) or Greater but less than or equal to 11.55 M (37.9 ft.)

At pilot discretion, vessels with drafts of 10.97 M (36 ft.) or less may transit outside transit windows.

Pilot Boarding Times

1: 0000 to 1000 and 2045 to 2400

2: 0000 to 1045 and 2130 to 2400

3: 0000 to 1145 and 2145 to 2400

4: 0000 to 1245 and 2245 to 2400

5: 0000 to 1330 and 2315 to 2400

6: 0000 to 1415

7: 0000 to 1500

8: 0000 to 1600

9: 0000 to 2400

10 0000 to 0615 and 1715 to 2400

11: 0000 to 0700 and 1830 to 2400

12: 0000 to 0800 and 1900 to 2400

13: 0000 to 0830 and 2000 to 2400

14: 0000 to 0915 and 2030 to 2400

15: 0000 to 1000 and 2045 to 2400

16: 0000 to 1030 and 2100 to 2400

17: 0000 to 1100 and 2130 to 2400

18: 0000 to 1145 and 2200 to 2400

19: 0000 to 1230 and 2230 to 2400

20: 0000 to 1300 and 2300 to 2400

21: 0000 to 1330 and 2300 to 2400

22: 0000 to 1400 and 2230 to 2400

23: 0000 to 1430 and 2230 to 2400

24: 0000 to 0430 and 1300 to 2400

25: 0000 to 0515 and 2130 to 2400

26: 0000 to 0600 and 1830 to 2400

27: 0000 to 0700 and 1900 to 2400

28: 0000 to 0800 and 1930 to 2400

29: 0000 to 0900 and 2000 to 2400

30: 0000 to 0945 and 2030 to 2400

31: 0000 to 1030 and 2100 to 2400

 

 

Boarding Arrangements

The Pilot Boarding Area is Located one mile east of the BS Buoy.
Contact the Brownsville Harbormaster on channel 16 or 12 two hours prior to arrival at the pilot boarding area.
The Harbormaster will inform vessel of pilot ladder arrangement and pilot boarding time.
Note: The pilot station is not continuously manned.
Pilot Boats
  • Pilot VI is 27ft. long with an red flotation collar and white superstructure. The word PILOT ┬áis printed on the superstructure with red lettering.( Will attach picture of boat)
  • Pilot VII is 51ft. long with a orange hull and white superstructure. The word PILOT is printed on the superstructure with orange lettering. (Will attach picture of boat)

Not sure which pilot solution fits you needs?