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SubjectDatePriority
PCT - Houston Ship Channel Update 31 March 201903/31/2019 Normal
HSC /// Update from today's PCT call03/31/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/31/2019 Normal
HSC Update from today's PCT call03/30/2019 Normal
USCG UPDATE TO CLOSURE ON THE HOUSTON SHIP CHANNEL03/30/2019 Normal
PCT - Houston Ship Channel Update 30 March 201903/30/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/30/2019 Normal
HSC // CLOSURE ON THE UPPER HOUSTON SHIP CHANNEL03/29/2019 Normal
FW: ExxonMobil Baytown Drafts Update Effective March 29, 201903/29/2019 High
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/29/2019 Normal
HSC // Update from today's PCT call 29th March 03/29/2019 Normal
KMI FW: Vessel/Barge Traffic Management03/29/2019 Normal
Fwd: PCT - Houston Ship Channel Update 29 March 201903/29/2019 Normal
HSC Update // HOUSTON SHIP CHANNEL CLOSURE03/28/2019 Normal
FW: PCT - Houston Ship Channel Update 28 March 201903/28/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/28/2019 Normal
FW: WGMA Daily Industry Update Report03/28/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/27/2019 Normal
PCT - Houston Ship Channel Update 27 March 201903/27/2019 Normal
HSC Update / Update from today's PCT call03/26/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/26/2019 Normal
FW: PCT - Houston Ship Channel Update 26 March 201903/26/2019 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update 03/26/2019 High
HSC Update from USCG VTS Watch Supervisor 03/26/2019 Normal
Houston Ship Channel - update for inbound ships 03/25/2019 High
Houston Ship Channel Update 3.25.19/2:22 PM from USCG/VTS03/25/2019 Normal
HSC Update // Update from today's PCT call03/25/2019 Normal
RE: Houston Ship Channel Update for Ship Traffic 03/25/2019 Normal
HSC PCT Minutes Update 03/25/2019 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update for Ship Traffic 03/25/2019 High
HSC Update 03/25/2019 Normal
Houston Pilots Update 03/25/2019 High
PCT - Houston Ship Channel Update 25 March 201903/25/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/25/2019 Normal
HSC // Update from today's PCT call03/25/2019 Normal
HSC Update from today's PCT call03/24/2019 Normal
RE: PCT - Houston Ship Channel Update 24 March 201903/24/2019 Normal
FW: PCT - Houston Ship Channel Update 24 March 201903/24/2019 High
RE: PCT - Houston Ship Channel Update 24 March 201903/24/2019 High
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/24/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/24/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/23/2019 Normal
FW: PCT - Houston Ship Channel Update 22 March 201903/23/2019 High
Fwd: HOUSTON CHANNEL STATUS03/23/2019 Normal
Fwd: PCT - Houston Ship Channel Update 22 March 201903/22/2019 Normal
HOUSTON SHIP CHANNEL CLOSED, TUCKER'S BAYOU TO HSC LT 11603/22/2019 Normal
Houston Ship Channel 03/22/2019 Normal
HOUSTON SHIP CHANNEL CLOSED, TUCKER'S BAYOU TO HSC LT 11603/22/2019 Normal
USCG MSIB 03/22/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/22/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/21/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/20/2019 Normal
GalTex Pilots revise drafts for Texas City03/19/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/19/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/18/2019 Normal
Fire at ITC Deer Park03/17/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/17/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/16/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/15/2019 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update03/14/2019 Normal
Galveston/Texas City Channel Update03/14/2019 Normal
Galveston/Texas City Channel Update03/14/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/14/2019 Normal
Houston ship channel closed at 1942 on 03/13/2019 due to weather03/13/2019 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update 03/13/2019 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update 03/13/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/13/2019 Normal
Houston Ship Channel opened to all traffic 0810/13 March 2019 03/13/2019 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update 03/12/2019 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update 03/12/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/12/2019 Normal
Galveston/Texas City Channel Update03/12/2019 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update Corrected 03/11/2019 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update03/11/2019 Normal
Galveston/Texas City Channel Update03/11/2019 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update03/11/2019 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update03/11/2019 Normal
Galveston/Texas City Channel Update03/11/2019 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update03/11/2019 Normal
FW: Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/11/2019 Normal
Galveston/Texas City Channel Update03/11/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/11/2019 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update 03/10/2019 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update 03/10/2019 Normal
Galveston/Texas City Channel Update03/10/2019 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update 03/10/2019 Normal
Galveston/Texas City Channel Update03/10/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/10/2019 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update 03/09/2019 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update 03/09/2019 Normal
Galveston/Texas City Channel Update03/09/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/09/2019 Normal
Central Daylight Savings Time begins 0200/10th March Reminder03/09/2019 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update 03/08/2019 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update 03/08/2019 Normal
HSC OPEN ALL TRAFFIC 3/8/19 @ 152003/08/2019 Normal
Central Daylight Savings Time begins 0200/10th March 03/08/2019 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update 03/08/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/08/2019 Normal
Houston ship channel is open both ways at 0245 on 03/08/201903/08/2019 Normal
The Houston ship channel is open to sailings only at 2200 on 03/07/201903/07/2019 Normal
Galveston/Texas City Channel Update03/07/2019 Normal
HSC CLOSED ALL TRAFFIC 3/7/19 @1500.03/07/2019 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update03/07/2019 Normal
HSC CLOSED INBOUND TRAFFIC FOG 3/7/19 @ 1010.03/07/2019 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Weather Update // Weekend weather outlook03/07/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/07/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/06/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/05/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/04/2019 Normal
Galveston/Texas City Channel Update03/03/2019 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update03/03/2019 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update03/03/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/03/2019 Normal
Houston Ship Channel closed to all traffic 1300/02 March due to fog 03/02/2019 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update03/02/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/02/2019 Normal
Galveston/Texas City Channel Update03/02/2019 Normal
Houston Ship Channel closed 1812/01 March due to fog 03/01/2019 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update03/01/2019 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update03/01/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/01/2019 Normal

 Daily Port Update

Subject:Houston Ship Channel Update
Date:Thursday, March 07, 2019
Priority:Normal
Notice:

Houston Ship Channel Update

03/07

1010       Pilots suspended boarding inbound vessel traffic – due to fog // outbound vessel traffic remains open

1500       Pilots suspended boarding outbound vessel traffic due to fog

Present vessel traffic on HSC

22           Vessels set to proceed inbound

  8           Vessels set to proceed outbound

NOAA Weather

https://tgftp.nws.noaa.gov/data/raw/fz/fzus54.khgx.cwf.hgx.txt

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">Coastal Waters Forecast

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">1052 AM CST Thu Mar 7 2019

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">Upper Texas coastal waters from High Island to the Matagorda Ship

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">Channel out 60 nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black"> 

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">Seas are provided as a range of the average height of the highest

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">1/3 of the waves...along with the occasional height of the average

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">highest 10 percent of the waves.

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ300-080515-

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">1052 AM CST Thu Mar 7 2019

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black;background:yellow;mso-highlight:yellow">.SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM...

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black;background:yellow;mso-highlight:yellow">Generally light to moderate south and southeast winds will prevail

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black;background:yellow;mso-highlight:yellow">this afternoon with sea fog developing and spreading across the

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black;background:yellow;mso-highlight:yellow">bays and nearshore waters. This onshore flow is expected to

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black;background:yellow;mso-highlight:yellow">strengthen a bit Friday as the next storm system deepens out west.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black;background:yellow;mso-highlight:yellow">The next cold front previously forecast for late Saturday may not

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black;background:yellow;mso-highlight:yellow">reach the coast and this could lead to sea fog persisting through

the weekend.<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">$$

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ330-335-080515-

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">Matagorda Bay-Galveston Bay-

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">1052 AM CST Thu Mar 7 2019

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.REST OF TODAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">smooth. A chance of showers. Patchy fog.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">choppy. Patchy fog. A slight chance of showers. A slight chance

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">of thunderstorms late.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.FRIDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly choppy.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">Patchy fog. A slight chance of thunderstorms in the morning. A

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">chance of showers. A chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">choppy. Patchy fog. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">after midnight.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.SATURDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">choppy. Patchy fog. A chance of showers and a slight chance of

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">thunderstorms.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">after midnight. Bay waters smooth. Patchy fog.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.SUNDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth. Patchy

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">fog. A slight chance of showers.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds around 10 knots. Bay waters smooth to

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">slightly choppy. Patchy fog. A chance of showers and a slight

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">chance of thunderstorms.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.MONDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly choppy.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">choppy. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">$$

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black"> 

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ350-355-080515-

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">Coastal waters from Freeport to Matagorda Ship Channel TX out

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">20 NM-Coastal waters from High Island to Freeport TX out 20 NM-

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">1052 AM CST Thu Mar 7 2019

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black"> 

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.REST OF TODAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">3 feet. Patchy fog. A chance of showers.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 feet. Patchy fog.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">Patchy drizzle in the evening. A slight chance of showers. A

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">slight chance of thunderstorms late.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.FRIDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Patchy

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">fog. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">Patchy fog.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.SATURDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Patchy

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">fog. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Patchy fog.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.SUNDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Patchy fog.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">A slight chance of showers.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 feet. Patchy

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">fog. A slight chance of showers.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.MONDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A chance

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">of showers.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds around 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">chance of showers.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black"> 

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">$$

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black"> 

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ370-375-080515-

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">Waters from Freeport to Matagorda Ship Channel TX from 20 to

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">60 NM-Waters from High Island to Freeport TX from 20 to 60 NM-

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">1052 AM CST Thu Mar 7 2019

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black"> 

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.REST OF TODAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">chance of showers. Areas of drizzle in the afternoon.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 feet. Patchy fog.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">Patchy drizzle. A slight chance of thunderstorms late.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.FRIDAY...South winds around 15 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet with

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">occasional seas up to 6 feet. Patchy fog in the morning. A slight

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">chance of showers and thunderstorms.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">occasional seas up to 7 feet.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.SATURDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">occasional seas up to 7 feet. A slight chance of showers. A

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">slight chance of showers.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">slight chance of showers.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">slight chance of showers.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.MONDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet with

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">occasional seas up to 6 feet. A chance of showers.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds around 15 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet with

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">occasional seas up to 6 feet. A slight chance of showers.

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">$$

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Notice posted on Thursday, March 07, 2019

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.