2020 Hurricane Damage Reports

Waterway Guide reports the changing status of marinas, docks, bridges and waterways following weather-related damage in the regions we cover. Use this portal to search and filter facilities that may be impacted by natural disasters, hurricanes or other events. 

The information listed here comes from boaters, marinas, partners, the U.S. Coast Guard, our staff of on-the-water boating editors and internal teams of experts. Waterway Guide is committed to providing boaters with up-to-date content for captains and crew to make informed decisions regarding their safety.

We will publish and update news about affected facilities and waterways until normal conditions resume.

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Last Updated: 09/30/20 09:33 am

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Updated At   Mile Marker Marina/Service/Bridge City State   Status Notes
09/30/20 09:33 am GIWW 185.0 mi. EHL Pensacola Shipyard Marina & Boatyard Pensacola FL Alert

We lost 80% of our docks. Our Boat ramp is closed, boatyard and hauling equipment is fine. Of course some other infrastructure is destroyed. Overall we faired well. 

09/30/20 08:48 am GIWW 176.0 mi. EHL Southwind Marina Pensacola FL Closed

Destroyed by Hurricane Sally.

09/24/20 12:44 pm GIWW 155.0 mi. EHL Homeport Marina Gulf Shores AL Open

The Fuel Dock and Marina are open for business. Marina sustained minimal damage.

09/24/20 10:24 am GIWW 165.0 mi. EHL Bear Point Harbor Orange Beach AL Alert

Fuel is availbile, but no slips at this time for boaters. Docks were damaged pretty badly. Currently assessing damage and creating a plan for repairs. Timeline is tbd. 

09/24/20 09:45 am GIWW 189.0 mi. EHL Pensacola Beach Marina Pensacola Beach FL Closed

Closed due to damage from Hurricane Sally.

09/23/20 12:47 pm GIWW 134.0 mi. EHL Fairhope Docks Marina Fairhope AL Alert

No boats were damaged.  We, however, did take some damage to bulkheads all over the marina.  Therefore, we have stopped taking ANY new boats as we will have to use all of our remaining slips to move people off those bulkheads while the work is being done.  We have no idea about a timeline at this point.

09/23/20 10:57 am GIWW 163.0 mi. EHL Safe Harbor Sportsman Orange Beach AL Closed

Closed until further notice. 

09/23/20 10:56 am GIWW 185.0 mi. EHL MarineMax Pensacola Pensacola FL Closed

Closed for 2 months. 

09/22/20 05:04 pm GIWW 185.0 mi. EHL Yacht Harbor Marina Pensacola FL Closed

Sustained major damage from Hurricane Sally.

09/22/20 04:59 pm GIWW 186.0 mi. EHL Palafox Pier Yacht Harbor Pensacola FL Closed

Sustained major damage from Hurricane Sally.

09/17/20 12:56 pm Turner Marine Supply Inc. Mobile AL Open

Marina is open with power. 

09/16/20 09:03 am Bord du Lac Marina Lake Charles LA Closed

Closed due to hurricane damage. 

09/10/20 12:53 pm Zimmerman Marine- Southport Yard Southport NC Open

While our office at Southport Marina is still undergoing repairs from the storm damage our staff has returned to the marina to work on boats that are in dry storage. The marina recently reopened the dry store haul and launch for those customers. We are on site to work on those boats as needed.  

Meanwhile many of the boats from the devasted docks were taken to our location at Holden Beach where we have begun repairs on most and salvage operations on those damaged beyond repair.

09/10/20 11:18 am Harding's Landing Marina, Bath State Dock - Free Dock Bath NC Closed

Due to damage from Hurricane Isaias, the State Dock is currently closed at this time.

09/09/20 02:18 pm Pleasure Island Marina Port Arthur TX Open

Power has been restored. Open for normal business operations. 

09/09/20 02:11 pm Sabine Pass Port Authority Marina Sabine Pass TX Alert

Marina only sustained superficial damage. Still without power as of 9/9/20. They will be open once electricity is restored. 

09/09/20 02:08 pm Golden Nugget Lake Charles Marina Lake Charles LA Closed

Golden Nugget Lake Charles remains temporarily closed due to the damage it received from Hurricane Laura. The resort is currently operating to support the first responders who are reconnecting the water, electricity and essential services in the area. We are working tirelessly to cleanup and restore the property in an effort to reopen to the public as soon as possible. We thank all of the first responders, our team members and the community who have come together to rebuild Lake Charles. Stay safe and stay strong.

Details on reopening will be communicated on social media and at https://www.goldennugget.com/lake-charles/  as they occur.

09/09/20 02:06 pm L'Auberge Casino Resort Lake Charles LA Closed

While we move swiftly to launch our clean-up efforts, it remains unclear when we'll be able to resume operations. Please stay tuned to our Facebook page for important updates. 


09/09/20 01:59 pm 241 WHL Bridge Point Yacht Center Westlake LA Closed

Marina sustained major damage during the hurricane. Damage to buildings and docks is extensive. Still without power and water as of 9/9/20. Closed until further notice. 

08/28/20 08:52 am Clear Lake Kemah Boardwalk Marina Kemah TX Open

Open and fully operational. 

08/28/20 08:51 am Clear Lake Watergate Yachting Center Clear Lake Shores TX Open

Open and fully operational.

08/28/20 08:50 am Clear Lake Clear Lake Marine Center Seabrook TX Open

Open and fully operational.