HURRICANE BERYL UPDATE: Port of Brownsville Under Condition Zulu

BROWNSVILLE, Texas- Sunday, July 7, 2024 – The U.S. Coast Guard Captain of the Port has set the Port of Brownsville to Condition Zulu, suspending all vessel traffic. All movements require Captain of the Port approval.

Gale force winds from Hurricane Beryl are expected to make landfall along the Texas coast within 12 hours.

The SH 550 gate and the gates to the Fishing Harbor remain open, observing regular hours of operation. Any gate closures due to inclement weather will be notified to all port tenants.

The Port continues to monitor the trajectory of Hurricane Beryl and has prepared for any potential impacts the storm may have in our area. We are working closely with emergency management officials to determine any additional actions necessary to ensure public safety.

Stay tuned for further updates from port authorities and emergency management officials.

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