Transit Times

Brazos Santiago Pilots Association

 

 

Channel Transit Times Month of September 2017

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: 0700 to 2045

2: 0730 to 2130

3: 0745 to 2200

4: 0800 to 2245

5: 0815 to 2330

6: 0830 to 2400

7: 0830 to 2400

8: 0000 to 0100 and 0845 to 1300 and 2045 to 2400

9: 0000 to 0145 and 0845 to 1330 and 2215 to 2400

10 0000 to 1430

11: 0000 to 1515

12: 0145 to 1615

13: 0330 to 1730

14: 0445 to 1830

15: 0545 to 1945

16: 0630 to 2100

17: 0700 to 2200

18: 0715 to 2245

19: 0730 to 2345

20: 0745 to 1145 and 1915 to 2400

21: 0000 to 0030 and 0745 to 1215 and 2030 to 2400

22: 0000 to 1245 and 2145 to 2400

23: 0000 to 1330 and 2245 to 2400

24: 0000 to 1400

25: 0000 to 1445

26: 0045 to 1545

27: 0300 to 1630

28: 0415 to 1745

29: 0500 to 1845

30: 0530 to 1945

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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)

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