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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:Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Priority:Normal
Notice:

 

March 19, 2019            Tuesday                   

 

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

 

 

Houston // Open to all vessel traffic

 

 

HSC 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

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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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

Tuesday

Mostly Cloudy

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently   58° 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          71° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity   62%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 30.28 in / 1025.8 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint   45° F

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

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

Tuesday

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently     60° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High            67° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity     72° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer   30.28 in / 1025.3 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint     51° 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   NR° 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 9 mph

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

Fair

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently    58° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High           69° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer   30.27 in / 1025.1 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint     52° 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  NR° 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 7 mph

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Today: <span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Mostly sunny, with a high near 71. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.

Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 49. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable in the evening.

Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 74. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 51. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph after midnight.

Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 74. North wind around 5 mph.

Thursday Night: Clear, with a low around 51.

Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.

Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58.

Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73.

Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.

Sunday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 77.

Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.

Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Today: <span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 67. East wind 10 to 15 mph.

Tonight: Clear, with a low around 55. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 68. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light southeast in the afternoon.

Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 55. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight.

Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 67. North wind 10 to 15 mph becoming light in the afternoon.

Thursday Night: Clear, with a low around 57.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 69.

Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.

Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69.

Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.

Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 71.

Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.

Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 75.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Mostly sunny, with a high near 69. East wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 55. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 70. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 53. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming west after midnight.

Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 69. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon.

Thursday Night: Clear, with a low around 54.

Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 70.

Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.

Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72.

Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.

Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 73.

Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.

Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.

 

Rip Current Statement <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Coastal Hazard Message <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">919 AM CDT Tue Mar 19 2019 <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">  <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">...High Rip Current Risk Today... <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">  <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">.Strong east winds will persist today and this will create favorable <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">conditions for strong rip currents today. Use extreme caution if <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">visiting Gulf facing beaches today. <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">  <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">TXZ436>438-200100- <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">/O.NEW.KHGX.RP.S.0007.190319T1419Z-190320T0100Z/ <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Brazoria Islands-Galveston Island and Bolivar Peninsula- <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Matagorda Islands- <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">919 AM CDT Tue Mar 19 2019 <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">  <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT THIS EVENING... <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">  <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">The National Weather Service in Houston/Galveston has issued a <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">High Rip Current Risk, which is in effect until 8 PM CDT this <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">evening. <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">  <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">* TIMING...Through early evening. <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">  <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">* IMPACTS...Rip currents are powerful channels of water flowing quickly away <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">from shore...which occur most often at low spots or breaks in the <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">sandbar and in the vicinity of structures such as groins... <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">jetties and piers. Heed the advice of lifeguards...beach patrol... <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">flags and signs. Swim near a lifeguard. <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">  <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">  <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">There is a high risk of rip currents. Life threatening rip <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">currents are likely in the surf zone. <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">  <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Rip currents are powerful channels of water flowing quickly away <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">from shore...which occur most often at low spots or breaks in the <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">sandbar and in the vicinity of structures such as groins... <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">jetties and piers. Heed the advice of lifeguards...beach patrol... <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">flags and signs. Swim near a lifeguard. <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">  <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">If you become caught in a rip current...yell for help. Remain <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">calm...do not exhaust yourself and stay afloat while waiting for <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">help. If you have to swim out of a rip current...swim parallel to <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">shore and back toward the beach when possible. Do not attempt to <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">swim directly against a rip current as you will tire quickly. <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">  <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">&& <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">  <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">$$  

 

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

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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) @ 0928 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2.0 ft Falling = 47’00”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.7 ft Steady = 46’07”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2.0 ft Rising = 47’00”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.1 ft Steady = 46’01”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.3 ft Steady = 46’03”

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 0928 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">5 knots from NNE, gusts to 8 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 10 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">10 knots from E, gusts to 13 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">12 knots from ENE, gusts to 14 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">6 knots from ENE, gusts to 10 knots

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FZUS54 KHGX 190856

CWFHGX

Coastal Waters Forecast

National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX

356 AM CDT Tue Mar 19 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.

GMZ300-192115-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

356 AM CDT Tue Mar 19 2019

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

Easterly flow will continue today and tonight then Wednesday

should relax ahead of a weak frontal boundary moving across the

coastal waters Wednesday night or early Thursday with increasing

offshore flow through Thursday morning. High pressure over

Southeast Texas slides quickly eastward out of Texas leading to

increasing stronger southeasterly flow Friday and Saturday.

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GMZ335-192115-

Galveston Bay-

356 AM CDT Tue Mar 19 2019

.TODAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming east 5 to

10 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters slightly choppy becoming

smooth in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east after

midnight. Bay waters smooth.

.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds around 5 knots becoming east in the

afternoon. Bay waters smooth.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South winds around 5 knots becoming west after

midnight. Bay waters smooth.

.THURSDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 5 knots becoming west

after midnight. Bay waters smooth.

.FRIDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast in the

afternoon. Bay waters smooth.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth.

A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to

15 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters smooth becoming slightly

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

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

slightly choppy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ330-192115-

Matagorda Bay-

356 AM CDT Tue Mar 19 2019

.TODAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming east in the

afternoon. Bay waters slightly choppy.

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

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

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South winds around 5 knots becoming west after

midnight. Bay waters smooth.

.THURSDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast in the

afternoon. Bay waters smooth.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 5 knots. Bay waters

smooth.

.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth.

A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

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

choppy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

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

slightly choppy. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ350-355-192115-

Coastal waters from Freeport to Matagorda Ship Channel TX out

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

356 AM CDT Tue Mar 19 2019

...Small Craft Should Exercise Caution...

.TODAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots this morning subsiding to 10

to 15 knots this afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

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

.WEDNESDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South winds around 5 knots becoming west after

midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

.THURSDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northeast 5 to

10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds around 5 knots becoming southwest

after midnight. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

.FRIDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southeast in the

afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. A

chance of showers and thunderstorms.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to

4 feet. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ370-375-192115-

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-

356 AM CDT Tue Mar 19 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 6 to 8 feet occasional

seas up to 9 feet subsiding to 5 to 7 feet late this afternoon.

.TONIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with

occasional seas up to 8 feet.

.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming

northwest after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

.THURSDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northeast in the

afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds around 5 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

.FRIDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet with

occasional seas up to 6 feet. A slight chance of showers and

thunderstorms.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to

10 to 15 knots after midnight. Seas 4 to 5 feet with occasional

seas up to 6 feet. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

$$

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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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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 

<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

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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.