Skip to main content

Houston

Go Search
All Ports
Houston/Galveston
HOU/GAL Calendar
  
Houston > Pages > Notices  

Web Part Page Title Bar image
Notices

 Year

 Month

 Port Updates

SubjectDatePriority
Houston Shipchannel Re-Opened10/30/2009 Normal
Galveston-Texas City Pilots RESUME boardings 10/30/2009 Normal
Daily Conditions Report & Shipchannel Still Closed10/30/2009 Normal
Houston Shipchannel Still Closed at 0800/30th10/30/2009 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Closure10/29/2009 Normal
Galveston-Texas City Pilots SUSPEND boardings due weather10/29/2009 Normal
DAILY CONDITIONS REPORT10/29/2009 Normal
DAILY CONDITIONS REPORT10/28/2009 Normal
DAILY CONDITIONS REPORT10/27/2009 Normal
Houston Shipchannel Re-Opened10/26/2009 Normal
Houston Shipchannel Closed Due to Badweather10/26/2009 Normal
Daily Conditions Report10/26/2009 Normal
Daily Conditions Report10/22/2009 Normal
Oilspill offshore Galveston Not Affecting Vessel Traffic10/22/2009 Normal
Vessel Collision & Oilspill offshore Galveston10/21/2009 Normal
Daily Conditions Report10/21/2009 Normal
Daily Conditions Report10/20/2009 Normal
DAILY CONDITIONS REPORT10/19/2009 Normal
DAILY CONDITIONS REPORT10/15/2009 Normal
DAILY CONDITIONS REPORT10/14/2009 Normal
DAILY CONDITIONS REPORT10/13/2009 Normal
SHIP CHANNEL UPDATE10/10/2009 Normal
SHIP CHANNEL UPDATE10/09/2009 Normal
DAILY CONDITIONS REPORT10/09/2009 Normal
DAILY CONDITIONS REPORT10/09/2009 Normal
DAILY CONDITIONS REPORT10/08/2009 Normal
SHIP CHANNEL UPDATE10/07/2009 Normal
DAILY CONDITIONS UPDATE10/07/2009 Normal
DAILY CONDITIONS REPORT10/06/2009 Normal
DAILY CONDITIONS REPORT10/05/2009 Normal
Daily Conditions Report10/02/2009 Normal
APHIS Fee Increase Delayed Until Nov. 1st10/01/2009 Normal
Daily Conditions Report10/01/2009 Normal

 Daily Port Update

Subject:DAILY CONDITIONS UPDATE
Date:Wednesday, October 07, 2009
Priority:Normal
Notice:10/7/09 WEDNESDAY

Daily Conditions Report

Shipchannel is Open

Drafts:
=======
Morgans Point: 45'06" & FALLING (max permissible draft: 44’00”)
North Jetty: 45'02" & FALLING (max permissible draft: 44’00”)
Galveston: 41'07" & STEADY (max permissible draft: 40’00”)

Bridges:
========
Fred Hartman - 175' (Baytown/LaPorte)
Jesse Jones - 175' (Beltway 8)
Sidney Sherman - 135' (610)

Winds:
======
Morgans Point not reporting
North Jetty 6 knots from SSE, gusts to 7
Galveston 7 knots from SSE, gusts to 9

TODAY
Sunrise: 0717/7th Sunset: 1858/7th
Moonrise: 2111/7th Moonset: 1044/7th

TOMORROW
Sunrise: 0718/8th Sunset: 1857/8th
Moonrise: 2006/8th Moonset: 1148/8th

Tides:
======
TODAY
High 0344 and 1950/7th
Low 1133/7th

TOMORROW
High 0339/8th
Low 0141 & 1222/8th


Local Weather:
==============
Present Conditions: Temperature: 82°
MOSTLY CLOUDY
Wind: 7 mph out of S
Dew point: 79°
Pressure: 30.00in.
Humidity: 90%
Visibility: 10.0 miles

Today: Partly cloudy. A chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms in
the morning...then a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the
afternoon. Highs in the upper 80s. Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance
of rain 40 percent in the morning decreasing to 30 percent in the
afternoon.

Tonight: Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 70s. Southeast winds 10 to 15
mph.

Thursday: Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Breezy. Highs in the lower 90s. South winds 15 to 25 mph.

Thursday Night: Partly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms in the evening...then a 30 percent chance after midnight.
Lows around 80. South winds 10 to 20 mph.

Friday: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Not as warm. Highs around 80.
Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph in the morning shifting to the northwest 5
to 10 mph in the afternoon. Chance of rain 60 percent.

Friday Night: Showers likely and isolated thunderstorms. Cooler. Lows in
the lower 60s. Chance of rain 60 percent.

Saturday: Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and isolated
thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s. Chance of rain 40 percent.

Saturday Night and Sunday: Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and
isolated thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs around 80. Chance of
rain 30 percent.

Sunday Night and Columbus Day: Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of
showers and isolated thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the
upper 70s. Chance of rain 20 percent.

Monday Night: Partly cloudy. A slight chance of showers and isolated
thunderstorms in the evening. Lows in the mid 60s. Chance of rain 20
percent in the evening.

Tuesday: Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 70s.

Matagorda Bay-Galveston Bay-
Today: Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the
afternoon. Bay waters smooth increasing to slightly choppy in the
afternoon. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

Tonight: Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly choppy.

Thursday: Southeast winds 15 to 25 knots. Bay waters rough. A slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms. A Small Craft Advisory will likely
be required.

Thursday Night: Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters choppy. A
slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

Friday: Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots...becoming northeast 5 to 10 knots
late. Bay waters slightly choppy becoming smooth. Showers and
thunderstorms likely.

Friday Night: Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth. Showers
and thunderstorms likely.

Saturday Through Saturday Night: North winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters
slightly choppy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

Sunday Through Sunday Night: Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters
slightly choppy. A chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms.


Notice posted on Wednesday, October 07, 2009

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.