Linda, there are many places you cannot get in because it is boomed off. I suggest trying the boatUS site. I really think it would be better to simply cross from the keys to Galveston (staying way south of the action) but could be wrong about that. You will hit oil
Because I believe it has hit the loop current
so I think sailing with through hulls closed is a good idea, but again not sure. There is darn little info on what us boaters need to do but the Boat US site seems to imply not to pick up any oil
into your intakes (engine, A/C, water
Your slip is wating for you
, if you need help just holler at me.