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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, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update
Date:Saturday, March 16, 2019
Priority:Normal
Notice:

 

March 16, 2019            Saturday                   

 

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

 

 

Houston // Open to all vessel traffic

 

 

Recent port closures due to fog

03/01

1535       Pilots suspended boarding outbound vessel traffic – due to fog and remains boarding inbound vessel traffic

1812       Pilots suspended boarding inbound vessel traffic and outbound vessel traffic remains suspended

 

03/02

0940        Pilots resumed boarding outbound vessel traffic // Inbound vessel traffic remains suspended

1300         Pilots suspended boarding outbound vessel traffic – due to fog and inbound vessel traffic remains suspended

 

03/03

0900         Pilots resumed boarding outbound vessel traffic and inbound vessel traffic remains suspended

1200         Pilots resumed boarding inbound vessel traffic and remains boarding outbound vessel traffic

 

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

2055       Pilots suspended boarding outbound vessel traffic and remains boarding inbound vessel traffic

 

03/09

0025       Pilots suspended boarding inbound vessel traffic – due to fog / outbound vessel traffic remains suspended

0650       Pilots resumed boarding inbound vessel traffic only

1300       Pilots resumed boarding outbound vessel traffic and remains boarding inbound and shifting vessel traffic

2135         Pilots suspended boarding all vessel traffic – due to fog

1430       Pilots resumed boarding outbound vessel traffic only // inbound vessel traffic remains suspended

2135         Pilots suspended boarding outbound vessel traffic and inbound vessel traffic remains suspended – due to fog

 

03/10

1430       Pilots resumed boarding outbound vessel traffic only // inbound vessel traffic remains suspended – due to fog

2145       Pilots suspended boarding outbound vessel traffic and inbound vessel traffic remains suspended – due to fog

 

03/11

1015       Pilots resumed boarding outbound vessel traffic only // Inbound remains suspended

1340       Pilots resumed boarding inbound vessel traffic and remains boarding outbound vessel traffic

1925       Pilots suspended boarding all vessel traffic – due to fog

2330       Pilots resumed boarding inbound vessel traffic only / Outbound vessel traffic remains suspended – due to fog

 

03/12

0445       Pilots suspended boarding inbound vessel traffic and outbound vessel traffic remains suspended – due to fog

0950       Pilots resumed boarding inbound vessel traffic only // Outbound vessel traffic remains suspended – due to fog

1737        Pilots suspended boarding inbound vessel traffic and outbound vessel traffic remains suspended – due to fog

 

03/13

0130       Pilots resumed boarding outbound vessel traffic only // inbound vessel traffic remains suspended – due to fog

0810       Pilots resumed boarding inbound vessel traffic and remains boarding outbound vessel traffic

                                [pilots boarded only 1 vessel about 0835/13th]

1942         Pilots suspended boarding all vessel traffic – due to fog

 

03/14

0500       Pilots resumed boarding outbound vessel traffic only // inbound traffic remains suspended – due to fog

0840       Pilots resumed boarding inbound vessel traffic and pilots remains boarding outbound vessel traffic

 

 

Galveston / Texas City // Open to all vessel traffic

 

 

Freeport // Open to all vessel traffic

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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

Saturday

Mostly Cloudy

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently   55° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low           46° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High          61° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity   42%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 30.41 in / 1030.3 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint   32° 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">Wind Chill  52° F

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

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

Saturday

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently     55° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low             50° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High            59° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity     49° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer   30.41 in / 1029.8 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint     36° 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">Wind Chill   51° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind  NE 14 mph

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

Overcast

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently    55° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low            49° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High           59° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity     51° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer   30.39 in / 1028.1 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint     37° 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">Wind Chill  52° F

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

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

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Cloudy, with a high near 61. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph. 

Tonight: Cloudy, with a low around 46. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. 

Sunday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 67. Northeast wind around 5 mph. 

Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph. 

Monday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. East wind around 10 mph. 

Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50.

Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 69.

Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 49.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.

Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 52.

Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.

Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 55.

Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 73.<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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Today: <span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black;background:white">A 20 percent chance of showers after 2pm. Cloudy, with a high near 59. Northeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. <span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

Tonight: Cloudy, with a low around 50. Northeast wind around 10 mph. 

Sunday: Cloudy, with a high near 63. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph. 

Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph. 

Monday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 65. East wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. 

Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56.

Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 65.

Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 66.

Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.

Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.

Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.

Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 69.<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 1pm and 4pm. Cloudy, with a high near 59. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph. 

Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Cloudy, with a low around 49. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph. 

Sunday: Cloudy, with a high near 63. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph. 

Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph. 

Monday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 67. Northeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. 

Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54.

Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 67.

Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 55.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 69.

Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.

Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 70.

Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.

Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 70.<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">  Rip Current Statement <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">Coastal Hazard Message <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">1041 AM CDT Sat Mar 16 2019 <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">...Strong Rip Currents Continue On The Upper Texas Coast... <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">.Strong rip currents should continue through the afternoon. <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">Swim near a lifeguard and stay away from rocks, piers and <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">jetties where they are particularly strong. <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">TXZ436>438-162300- <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">/O.NEW.KHGX.RP.S.0006.190316T1541Z-190316T2300Z/ <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">Brazoria Islands-Galveston Island and Bolivar Peninsula- <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">Matagorda Islands- <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">1041 AM CDT Sat Mar 16 2019 <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CDT THIS EVENING... <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">The National Weather Service in Houston/Galveston has issued a <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">High Rip Current Risk, which is in effect until 6 PM CDT this <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">evening. <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">* TIMING...Through the afternoon. <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">* IMPACTS...Rip currents can become life threatening to anyone <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">  entering the surf and can even sweep the strongest swimmer out <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">  to sea. <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">There is a high risk of rip currents. Life threatening rip <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">currents are likely in the surf zone. <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">Rip currents are powerful channels of water flowing quickly away <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">from shore...which occur most often at low spots or breaks in the <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">sandbar and in the vicinity of structures such as groins... <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">jetties and piers. Heed the advice of lifeguards...beach patrol... <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">flags and signs. Swim near a lifeguard. <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">If you become caught in a rip current...yell for help. Remain <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">calm...do not exhaust yourself and stay afloat while waiting for <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">help. If you have to swim out of a rip current...swim parallel to <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">shore and back toward the beach when possible. Do not attempt to <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">swim directly against a rip current as you will tire quickly. <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">&& <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">$$

 

 

 

 

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

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

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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) @ 1056 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:red">-0.1 ft Falling = 44’11”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:red">-0.2 ft Falling = 44’10”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0.7 ft Falling = 45’07”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.6 ft Rising = 46’06”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.3 ft Steady = 45’03”

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 1056 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">6 knots from NE, gusts to 9 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">8 knots from NE, gusts to 13 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">14 knots from NE, gusts to 17 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">14 knots from NE, gusts to 17 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">8 knots from NE, gusts to 12 knots

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

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FZUS54 KHGX 161527

CWFHGX

 

Coastal Waters Forecast

National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX

1027 AM CDT Sat Mar 16 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.

 

GMZ300-170415-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

1027 AM CDT Sat Mar 16 2019

 

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

Winds and seas will be slowly decreasing today as high pressure

builds into the region. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms

will be possible across the coastal waters the next couple of days.

High pressure is expected to remain over Texas through Sunday

gradually turning winds to the east by early next week.

 

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GMZ335-170415-

Galveston Bay-

1027 AM CDT Sat Mar 16 2019

 

.REST OF TODAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters

slightly choppy. A slight chance of showers early in the

afternoon.

.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth.

.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east 10 to

15 knots after midnight. Bay waters smooth becoming slightly

choppy after midnight.

.MONDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly choppy.

.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly

choppy.

.TUESDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly choppy.

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

.WEDNESDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east

after midnight. Bay waters smooth.

 

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GMZ330-170415-

Matagorda Bay-

1027 AM CDT Sat Mar 16 2019

 

.REST OF TODAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters

slightly choppy. A chance of showers late in the morning, then a

slight chance of showers in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth.

.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth.

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

slightly choppy.

.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly

choppy.

.TUESDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly choppy.

A slight chance of showers.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to

10 knots after midnight. Bay waters slightly choppy becoming

smooth after midnight.

.WEDNESDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming around

5 knots after midnight. Bay waters smooth.

 

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GMZ350-355-170415-

Coastal waters from Freeport to Matagorda Ship Channel TX out

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

1027 AM CDT Sat Mar 16 2019

 

...Small Craft Should Exercise Caution...

 

.REST OF TODAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to

10 to 15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet. A chance of

showers in the late morning and early afternoon. A slight chance

of showers late in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. A

slight chance of showers early in the evening.

.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. A

slight chance of showers.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

.MONDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds around 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

.TUESDAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. A slight

chance of showers.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

.WEDNESDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

 

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GMZ370-375-170415-

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-

1027 AM CDT Sat Mar 16 2019

 

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM CDT THIS AFTERNOON...

 

...Then Small Craft Should Exercise Caution This Afternoon And

Overnight...

 

.REST OF TODAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet

with occasional seas up to 7 feet. A chance of showers in the

late morning and early afternoon, then a slight chance of showers

late in the afternoon.

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

occasional seas up to 7 feet. A slight chance of showers.

.SUNDAY...Northeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. A

slight chance of showers.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 3 to

4 feet. A slight chance of showers.

.MONDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with

occasional seas up to 8 feet.

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

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

.TUESDAY NIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to

15 knots after midnight. Seas 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas up

to 8 feet.

.WEDNESDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to

10 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

 

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Port of Houston Authority<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 

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

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

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

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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

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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;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Port of Galveston

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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.