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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:Friday, March 08, 2019
Priority:Normal
Notice:

HSC Update

 

Houston Ship Channel open to all vessel traffic at 1520/08th March

 

Weather outlook

 

Patchy fog predicted PM/Friday through to AM/Tuesday

 

 

 

03/08

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

2200       Pilots resumed boarding outbound vessel traffic

 

03/08

0245       Pilots resumed boarding inbound and remains boarding outbound vessel traffic

0918       Pilots suspended boarding inbound vessel traffic - due to fog and remains boarding outbound vessel traffic

1520       Pilots resumed boarding inbound vessel traffic and remains boarding outbound vessel traffic

 

 

Present vessel traffic

42           Vessels set to proceed inbound

  5           Vessels set to proceed outbound

 

 

 

FZUS54 KHGX 082125

CWFHGX

 

Coastal Waters Forecast

National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX

325 PM CST Fri Mar 8 2019

 

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.

 

GMZ300-091015-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

325 PM CST Fri Mar 8 2019

 

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

Humid and foggy conditions are expected to continue the rest of

the day and into the weekend. Southerly winds may increase tonight

so small craft exercise caution may be needed for the offshore

waters. Winds decrease as a front stalls inland this weekend. This

may keep the sea fog potential high through early next week.

Winds increase more on Tuesday ahead of another storm system.

Small craft advisories may be needed Tuesday into Wednesday.

 

$$

 

GMZ330-335-091015-

Matagorda Bay-Galveston Bay-

325 PM CST Fri Mar 8 2019

 

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

choppy. A slight chance of showers in the late evening and

overnight.

.SATURDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly

choppy. A slight chance of showers in the morning.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast

after midnight. Bay waters smooth. Patchy fog.

.SUNDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth. Patchy

fog. A chance of showers.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds around 10 knots. Bay waters smooth to

slightly choppy. Patchy fog. A chance of showers.

.MONDAY...East winds around 10 knots. Bay waters smooth to

slightly choppy. Patchy fog. A chance of showers and a slight

chance of thunderstorms.

.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters

slightly choppy. Patchy fog. A chance of showers and isolated

thunderstorms.

.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to

20 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters slightly choppy becoming

choppy in the afternoon. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters

choppy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

.WEDNESDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to

10 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters slightly choppy becoming

smooth in the afternoon. A chance of showers and isolated

thunderstorms.

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

A slight chance of showers.

 

$$

 

GMZ350-355-091015-

Coastal waters from Freeport to Matagorda Ship Channel TX out

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

325 PM CST Fri Mar 8 2019

 

.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south 15 to

20 knots after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

.SATURDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to

10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet. A slight chance of

showers late in the morning.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast

after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Patchy fog.

.SUNDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Patchy fog.

A chance of showers.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

Patchy fog. A chance of showers.

.MONDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Patchy

fog. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.

.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

Patchy fog. A slight chance of showers.

.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with

occasional seas up to 7 feet. A chance of thunderstorms and a

slight chance of showers.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 20 to 25 knots becoming south

15 to 25 knots after midnight. Seas 6 to 8 feet with occasional

seas up to 10 feet. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

.WEDNESDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 5 to

10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas

up to 8 feet. A chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

A slight chance of showers.

 

$$

 

GMZ370-375-091015-

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-

325 PM CST Fri Mar 8 2019

 

.TONIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with

occasional seas up to 7 feet.

.SATURDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with

occasional seas up to 7 feet.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet

with occasional seas up to 6 feet.

.SUNDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A slight

chance of showers.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds around 10 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A

slight chance of showers.

.MONDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A

slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southeast

15 to 20 knots after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 feet building to 5 to

6 feet with occasional seas up to 7 feet after midnight. A slight

chance of showers.

.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with

occasional seas up to 8 feet. A slight chance of showers.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 7 to

10 feet with occasional seas up to 13 feet. A chance of showers

and thunderstorms.

.WEDNESDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to

15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 6 to 8 feet with occasional seas

up to 10 feet. A chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 5 to

6 feet with occasional seas up to 7 feet.

 

$$

 

 

 

Notice posted on Friday, March 08, 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.