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Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 07/31/2020 Normal
NOAA Hurricane // Hurricane Isaias 07/31/2020 Normal
NOAA Hurricane // Tropical Storm Isaias Discussion Number 10 07/30/2020 Normal
NOAA Hurricane // Tropical Storm Isaias 07/30/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 07/30/2020 Normal
NOAA Hurricane // Potential Tropical Cyclone Nine 07/29/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 07/29/2020 Normal
NOAA Hurricane // Potential Tropical Cyclone 9 07/29/2020 Normal
NOAA Hurricane // Potential Cyclone 9 07/28/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, and Freeport, Texas // COVID - 19 Update07/28/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 07/28/2020 Normal
NOAA Hurricane /// Significant Tropical Weather07/28/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 07/27/2020 Normal
Galveston/Texas City Channel Update07/26/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 07/26/2020 Normal
NOAA Hurricane // Hurricane Hanna and Remnants of Gonzalo07/25/2020 Normal
WGMA South Texas Regional Port Coordination Team Call Update #5: Hurricane Hanna07/25/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 07/25/2020 Normal
Galveston/Texas City Channel Update07/25/2020 Normal
NOAA Hurricane // Tropical Storm Hanna and Tropical Storm Gonzalo 07/25/2020 Normal
HSC Update 07/24/2020 Normal
NOAA Hurricane // Tropical Storm Hanna and Tropical Storm Gonzalo07/24/2020 Normal
PCT Meeting 0900/24th July For Tropical Storm Hanna 07/24/2020 Normal
NOAA // Tropical Storm Hanna and Tropical Storm Gonzalo 07/24/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 07/24/2020 Normal
Tropical Depression 807/23/2020 Normal
NOAA Hurricane // Tropical Depression 8 and Tropical Storm Gonzalo Update 07/23/2020 Normal
Brazos Pilots Association Notice of Port Freeport Condition Update Upgraded to Port Condition X-Ray 07/23/2020 Normal
USCG COTP - MSIB issuing Port Condition to Whiskey07/23/2020 Normal
Tropical Depression 8 // USCG COTP Set Port Condition - Whiskey07/23/2020 Normal
Coast Guard Port Conditions for Tropical Weather07/23/2020 Normal
Brazos Pilots Association Notice of Port Freeport Condition Update07/23/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, and Freeport, Texas // COVID - 19 Update07/23/2020 Normal
NOAA Hurricane // Tropical Depression 8 and Tropical Storm Gonzalo 07/23/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 07/23/2020 Normal
NOAA Hurricane // Tropical Depression 8 and Tropical Storm Gonzalo 07/22/2020 Normal
NOAA Hurricane // Tropical Disturbance #7 and Tropical Storm Gonzalo07/22/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, and Freeport, Texas // COVID - 19 Update07/22/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update Corrected07/22/2020 Normal
NOAA Hurricane // Tropical Depression # 707/22/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 07/22/2020 Normal
NOAA Hurricane // Outlook07/21/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 07/21/2020 Normal
USCG VTS Houston Channel Obstruction Request-APPROVED07/20/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 07/20/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 07/19/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 07/18/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, and Freeport, Texas // COVID - 19 Update07/17/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 07/17/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 07/16/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, and Freeport, Texas // COVID - 19 Update07/16/2020 Normal
POHA // USCG Houston VTS Channel Obstruction Request Removal of Submerged Dredge Pipeline07/15/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 07/15/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, and Freeport, Texas // COVID - 19 Update07/15/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 07/14/2020 Normal
FW: Houston, Galveston, and Freeport, Texas // COVID - 19 Update07/14/2020 Normal
USCG MSU Houston COVID-19 Vessel Screening07/13/2020 Normal
USCG MSU Houston ***Coast Guard Safety Marine Safety Alert 05-20: Hazardous Area Electrical Installation Issues****07/13/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, and Freeport, Texas // COVID - 19 Update07/13/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 07/13/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 07/12/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 07/11/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, and Freeport, Texas // COVID - 19 Update07/10/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 07/10/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, and Freeport, Texas // COVID - 19 Update07/09/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 07/09/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 07/08/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, and Freeport, Texas // COVID - 19 Update07/08/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, and Freeport, Texas // COVID - 19 Update07/07/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 07/07/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 07/06/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, and Freeport, Texas // COVID - 19 Update07/06/2020 Normal
NOAA Hurricane // Tropical Disturbance # 1 07/05/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 07/05/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 07/04/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 07/03/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, and Freeport, Texas // COVID - 19 Update07/03/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, and Freeport, Texas // COVID - 19 Update07/02/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 07/02/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, and Freeport, Texas // COVID - 19 Update07/01/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 07/01/2020 Normal

 Daily Port Update

Subject:Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update
Date:Friday, July 31, 2020
Priority:Normal
Notice:

July 31, 2020            Friday

 

 

 

USCG Houston / Galveston Sector – Captain Jason Smith COTP

 

 

Hurricane Season

June 1st – November 30th

Be prepared

 

 

                

Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 

 

 

NOAA Weather

 

 

 

Houston // Open to all vessel traffic

07/22

1600       MSIB 22-20 USCG COTP Houston / Galveston Sector has issued Heavy Weather Statement on Tropical Depression 8

 

07/23

0800       MSIB 23-20 USCG COTP Houston / Galveston Sector has upgraded Port Conditions to Whiskey

1515       MSIB 24-20 USCG COTP Houston / Galveston Sector has upgraded Port Conditions to X-Ray

 

07/24

1845       Pilots suspended boarding all vessel traffic – due to Tropical Storm Hanna / rough seas

 

07/25

0600       MSIB        USCG COTP Houston / Galveston Sector has downgraded Port Conditions to A Heavy Weather Advisory

 

07/26 

1000         All vessel traffic resumed

 

 

Galveston / Texas City // Open  to all vessel traffic

07/22

1600       MSIB 22-20 USCG COTP Houston / Galveston Sector has issued Heavy Weather Statement on Tropical Depression 8

 

07/23

0800       MSIB 23-20 USCG COTP Houston / Galveston Sector has upgraded Port Conditions to Whiskey

1515       MSIB 24-20 USCG COTP Houston / Galveston Sector has upgraded Port Conditions to X-Ray

 

07/24

1930       Pilots suspended boarding all vessel traffic – due to Tropical Storm Hanna / rough seas

 

07/25

0600       MSIB        USCG COTP Houston / Galveston Sector has downgraded Port Conditions to A Heavy Weather Advisory

 

07/26

1000         All vessel traffic resumed

 

Freeport // Open to all vessel

 

07/22

1600       MSIB 22-20 USCG COTP Houston / Galveston Sector has issued Heavy Weather Statement on Tropical Depression 8

 

07/23

0800       MSIB 23-20 USCG COTP Houston / Galveston Sector has upgraded Port Conditions to Whiskey

1515       MSIB 24-20 USCG COTP Houston / Galveston Sector has upgraded Port Conditions to X-Ray

 

07/24

1616       USCG COTP Houston / Galveston Sector has downgraded Port Conditions to A Heavy Weather Advisory

1845       Pilots suspended boarding all vessel traffic – due to Tropical Storm Hanna / rough seas

 

07/26

0800         Pilots resumed boarding all vessel traffic

 

 

 

NOAA Weather Service

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<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">NOAA HOUSTON

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">NOAA GALVESTON, TEXAS CITY

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">NOAA FREEPORT

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Friday

Partly Cloudy<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently    85° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low            78° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High           94° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity    80%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  29.99 in / 1015.9 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint    78° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Visibility      10 miles

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Heat Index  97° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind     S 12 mph

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Friday

Partly Cloudy

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently     88° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low             81° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High            89° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity     75%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  30.00 in / 1015.8 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint    79° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Visibility      10 miles

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Heat Index 103° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind   S 12 mph

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Friday

Fair

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently     84° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low             79° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High            89° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity     85%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer   30.00 in / 1015.9 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint     79° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Visibility       10  miles

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Heat Index   96° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind       S 7 mph

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 103. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

Tonight: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 78. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

Saturday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 7am. Partly sunny, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 101. Southwest wind around 5 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming southwest after midnight.

Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 95. Southwest wind around 5 mph.

Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 76.

Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 95.

Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 76.

Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Sunny, with a high near 94.

Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 76.

Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 93.

Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 77.

Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92.<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Heat index values as high as 101. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Tonight: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 81. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 81. South wind around 10 mph.

Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 81.

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 91.

Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 82.

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 93.

Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 81.

Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Sunny, with a high near 92.

Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 82.

Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 92.<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 79. South wind 5 to 15 mph.

Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 90. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 79. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Sunny, with a high near 91. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 78.

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 90.

Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 79.

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 91.

Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 78.

Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Sunny, with a high near 88.

Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 80.

Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 90.<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Maximum Deep Drafts - Houston / Galveston Bay

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">PORTS NOAA/NOS Water Levels (above MLLW) @ 0920 hrs

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Pier 21 – POGA

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.9 ft Falling = 46’09”

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Galveston Bay Entrance

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.8 ft Falling = 46’08”

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Eagle Point

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.9 ft Rising = 46’09”

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Manchester

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.9 ft Rising  = 46’09”

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Morgan’s Point

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Off Line

 

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 0920 hrs

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Pier 21 - POGA

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">11 knots from SW gusts to 14 knots

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Galveston Bay Entrance

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">11 knots from SSW gusts to 15 knots

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Eagle Point

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">13 knots from SSW gusts to 16 knots

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Manchester

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">5 knots from SSW gusts to 12 knots

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Morgan’s Point

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Off Line

 

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<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">MARSEC LEVEL 1

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<span-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:#1F497D">NOAA Weather Galveston Bay & Matagorda Bay

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FZUS54 KHGX 310848

CWFHGX

 

Coastal Waters Forecast

National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX

348 AM CDT Fri Jul 31 2020

 

Upper Texas coastal waters from High Island to the Matagorda Ship

Channel out 60 nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

 

Seas are provided as a range of the average height of the highest

1/3 of the waves...along with the occasional height of the average

highest 10 percent of the waves.

 

GMZ300-312130-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

348 AM CDT Fri Jul 31 2020

 

.SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM...

Onshore flow will continue through the day today with isolated

showers and thunderstorms. A weak cold front will slowly move

through the waters tonight bringing increased changes of showers

and thunderstorms through Saturday morning. Winds will become

variable with the frontal passage but there will not be much of a

wind shift associated with the front as it will be weakening over

the area. Onshore flow will then continue through the midweek

next week as high pressure builds over the northern Gulf.

 

$$

 

GMZ335-312130-

Galveston Bay-

348 AM CDT Fri Jul 31 2020

 

.TODAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly

choppy. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the

afternoon.

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly

choppy. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the

evening, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after

midnight.

.SATURDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest in the

afternoon. Bay waters smooth. A chance of showers and

thunderstorms.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds around 10 knots becoming southwest

after midnight. Bay waters smooth to slightly choppy becoming

smooth after midnight. A slight chance of showers and

thunderstorms.

.SUNDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest in the

afternoon. Bay waters smooth. A slight chance of showers and

thunderstorms.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds around 10 knots becoming southwest

after midnight. Bay waters smooth to slightly choppy becoming

smooth after midnight.

.MONDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south in the

afternoon. Bay waters smooth. A slight chance of showers and

thunderstorms in the afternoon.

.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds around 10 knots becoming southwest

after midnight. Bay waters smooth to slightly choppy becoming

smooth after midnight.

.TUESDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south in the

afternoon. Bay waters smooth. A slight chance of showers and

thunderstorms in the afternoon.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...South winds around 10 knots becoming southwest

after midnight. Bay waters smooth to slightly choppy becoming

smooth after midnight.

 

$$

 

GMZ330-312130-

Matagorda Bay-

348 AM CDT Fri Jul 31 2020

 

.TODAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly choppy.

A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning.

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly

choppy. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after

midnight.

.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south in the

afternoon. Bay waters smooth. A slight chance of showers and

thunderstorms early in the morning, then a chance of showers and

thunderstorms in the late morning and afternoon.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters

smooth. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south in the

afternoon. Bay waters smooth. A slight chance of showers and

thunderstorms in the afternoon.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds around 10 knots becoming southwest

after midnight. Bay waters smooth to slightly choppy becoming

smooth after midnight.

.MONDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south in the

afternoon. Bay waters smooth.

.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds around 10 knots becoming southwest

after midnight. Bay waters smooth to slightly choppy becoming

smooth after midnight.

.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast in

the afternoon. Bay waters smooth.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth.

 

$$

 

GMZ350-355-312130-

Coastal waters from Freeport to Matagorda Ship Channel TX out

20 NM-Coastal waters from High Island to Freeport TX out 20 NM-

348 AM CDT Fri Jul 31 2020

 

.TODAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A

slight chance of showers and thunderstorms until early morning. A

chance of showers and thunderstorms late.

.SATURDAY...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A

chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then a slight

chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. A

slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

.SUNDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest in the

afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 feet. A slight chance of showers and

thunderstorms.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds around 10 knots becoming southwest

after midnight. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

.MONDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south in the

afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds around 10 knots becoming southwest

after midnight. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

.TUESDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south in the

afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. A

slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.

 

$$

 

GMZ370-375-312130-

Waters from Freeport to Matagorda Ship Channel TX from 20 to

60 NM-Waters from High Island to Freeport TX from 20 to 60 NM-

348 AM CDT Fri Jul 31 2020

 

.TODAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 feet.

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A

slight chance of showers and thunderstorms late.

.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A

chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning. A slight

chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. A

slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.

.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest

after midnight. Seas 2 feet.

.MONDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest

after midnight. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south in the

afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. A

slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.

 

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NOAA Houston/Galveston Weather<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

http://www.srh.noaa.gov/hgx/<span-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">NOAA USGULF Offshore Waters Weather

http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/text/MIAOFFNT4.shtml<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#1F497D">

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">KHOU WEATHER

http://www.khou.com/weather/<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#1F497D">

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Galveston WEB Cams

https://www.galveston.com/webcams/

 

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Kemah WEB Cams

https://saltwater-recon.com/kemah-seabrook/

https://www.weatherbug.com/weather-camera/

 

 

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Baytown WEB Cams

https://www.weatherbug.com/weather-camera/   

https://www.meteoblue.com/en/weather/forecast/webcams/baytown_united-states-of-america_4672731

 

 

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Port of Houston Authority<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#1F497D">

http://www.portofhouston.com/<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#1F497D">

ACOE Project Depth for Houston Ship Channel<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#1F497D">

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<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">45 feet/13.72 meters up to Shell / Enterprise

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">40 feet/12.19 meters up to S.P. Slip

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">36 feet/10.97 meters to the Turning Basin

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">40 feet/12.19 meters Barbour’s Cut Channel

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">40 feet/12.19 meters Bayport Channel <span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Please note the above information is based on the Corp of Engineers – Project draft for the Houston Ship Channel, if you have a question regarding deep draft in Houston Ship Channel or alongside a berth, please contact our operations department

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">HSC Air Drafts Restrictions

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Power Lines 

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Fred Hartman

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Jesse Jones

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Sidney Sherman

197’ (Morgan’s Point)

197’ (below Fred Hartman Bridge – Baytown)<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">175' (Baytown/LaPorte Bridge)

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">197’ (Battleship Texas)

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">175' (Beltway 8 Bridge)

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">197’ (Power Plant)

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">135' (Loop 610 Bridge)

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<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Port of Texas City

http://www.tctrr.com/<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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The Texas City Ship Channel is approximately 11 miles from GB Buoy

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">The ACOE project draft for the TXCSC is 45’00 FW at MLT from the GB BUOY to Valero Dock # 42, the channel above project draft is 40’00 FW at MLT.  The length on the final approach from the Houston, Galveston, Texas City tri-channel split is approximately 6 miles, the width is approximately a 400 ft bottom, the Turning Basin is approximately 4,200 ft long and 1,200 ft wide with a maximum deep draft of 45 ft FW at MLT, and is navigable day or night with no air draft restrictions.  Only TX City Docks with 45’00” maximum deep draft at MLT are TC # 41, & 42

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#051423">The ACOE project draft for the GSC is 45’00” FW.  The narrowest point is approximately 1,200 ft wide with no air draft restrictions.  At the POGA berths the maximum deep draft varies from 32’00” to 40’00” at MLT,

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<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Port of Freeport is located three miles from deep water, the channel is 400 ft wide and ACOE project maximum deep draft at MLW is 45’00”.

 

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Army Corp of Engineers

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Houston Pilots Association

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#051423">Galveston Texas City Pilots

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Brazos Harbor Pilots

www.brazospilots.com

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NOAA

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Disclaimer
For quality assurance purposes please note well that while the above information is regularly vetted for accuracy it is not intended to replace the local knowledge or expertise pertaining to port conditions of our marine operations personnel. Port précis should always be verified by contacting the corresponding marine department of a particular location for the most up- information.