Please refer to this page for all the latest news concerning Hurricane Nate and its effects on the Port of Gulfport.
Tuesday, October 10, 2017
The Captain of the Port has returned the Port of Gulfport to Port Condition NORMAL with restrictions. The Port of Gulfport is open to vessel traffic at a depth of 30 feet and daylight transit only.
Monday, October 9, 2017
The Port of Gulfport remains under Port Condition ZULU.
Port of Gulfport gates and terminals are open. The Port of Gulfport remains closed to vessel traffic.
The U.S. Coast Guard is conducting final surveys of waterways to determine their present state of readiness.
Sunday, October 8, 2017
Port officials are assessing the condition of the Port of Gulfport facilities following Hurricane Nate.
A clean-up crew is on site for debris removal.
Port operations will re-open tomorrow morning.
Port of Gulfport Employees: All personnel should return to work for their normal scheduled time on Monday, October 9, 2017.
Saturday, October 7, 2017
Due to Hurricane Nate, the Captain of the Port has issued Port Condition ZULU. The Port of Gulfport’s terminals and offices are now closed.
Hurricane Nate is expected to make landfall along the northern Gulf Coast late tonight early Sunday morning. The latest forecast has Nate making landfall as a higher-end Category 1 hurricane.
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Friday, October 6, 2017
At 9:00 p.m. the Captain of the Port issued Port condition YANKEE. Portions of the Port are closed in response to forecasted weather. No vessel movements within the port will be permitted.
Friday, October 6, 2017
A hurricane warning has been issued for portions of the northern Gulf Coast from Louisiana to Alabama, and preparations to protect life and property should be taken. Life-threatening storm surge flooding is likely along portions of the northern Gulf Coast, and a storm surge warning has been issued.
The Port of Gulfport remains open and operating. The U.S. Coast Guard Captain of the Port has established Port Hurricane condition X-Ray for the Port of Gulfport. At this time, no ocean-going vessels will be allowed into the Port. All tenants and customers are making every effort to secure and/or remove equipment, containers and general cargo from the Port site.
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Thursday, October 5, 2017
The National Hurricane Center (NHC) is forecasting a potential landfall of Tropical Storm Nate along the Mississippi Gulf Coast that could impact parts of the state. Port of Gulfport officials are monitoring Tropical Storm Nate, which is expected to reach the northern Gulf Coast this weekend as a hurricane. A hurricane watch and storm surge watch will likely be issued for portions of the northern Gulf Coast tonight or Friday morning.
Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT)
Mississippi Emergency Management Agency (MEMA)
American Red Cross
Harrison County Emergency Info