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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:Thursday, March 21, 2019
Priority:Normal
Notice:

March 21, 2019            Thursday                   

 

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

Thursday

A Few Clouds

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High          77° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 30.24 in / 1024.6 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint   47° 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  E 5 mph

Thursday

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low             58° 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     56° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer   30.25 in / 1024.3 mb

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

Fair

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low            56° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity     83° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer   30.25 in / 1024.5 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint     54° 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 3 mph

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Sunny, with a high near 77. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph in the afternoon. 

Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 51. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm. 

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 78. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon. 

Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 57. South wind 5 to 10 mph. 

Saturday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 76. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.

Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 78.

Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.

Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.

Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 75.

Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 54.

Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 73.<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Sunny, with a high near 69. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable. 

Tonight: Clear, with a low around 58. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight. 

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 71. Light and variable wind becoming southeast 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. 

Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 61. Southeast wind around 10 mph. 

Saturday: Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 72. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.

Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.

Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.

Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.

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

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 69.

Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 59.

Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 68.<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Sunny, with a high near 72. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon. 

Tonight: Clear, with a low around 56. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming west after midnight. 

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 72. Light and variable wind becoming southeast 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. 

Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 61. Southeast wind around 10 mph. 

Saturday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 74. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.

Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.

Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.

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

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

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 70.

Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 59.

Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 69.<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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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) @ 0924 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.4 ft Rising = 46’04”

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0.6 ft Falling = 45’06”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0.8 ft Falling = 45’08”

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 0924 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">3 knots from NE, gusts to 4 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">3 knots from E, gusts to 4 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">7 knots from E, gusts to 8 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">8 knots from ENE, gusts to 9 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">3 knots from ENE, gusts to 5 knots

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

https://tgftp.nws.noaa.gov/data/raw/fz/fzus54.khgx.cwf.hgx.txt<span-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">

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FZUS54 KHGX 210932

CWFHGX

 

Coastal Waters Forecast

National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX

432 AM CDT Thu Mar 21 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.

 

GMZ300-212245-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

432 AM CDT Thu Mar 21 2019

 

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

A weak cold will just off the coast will continue to push offshore

early this morning. Offshore flow will weaken this afternoon and

a weak seabreeze will likely develop near the immediate coast.

High pressure over the region will east tonight with south and

southeasterly flow developing. The winds should increase Friday

and Saturday. Winds relax Monday before a cold front moves through

early Tuesday.

 

$$

 

GMZ335-212245-

Galveston Bay-

432 AM CDT Thu Mar 21 2019

 

.TODAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming variable in the

afternoon. Bay waters smooth.

.TONIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west after

midnight. Bay waters smooth.

.FRIDAY...North winds around 5 knots becoming southeast in the

afternoon. Bay waters smooth.

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

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

choppy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.

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

slightly choppy.

.SUNDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly choppy.

A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to

10 knots after midnight. Bay waters slightly choppy becoming

smooth after midnight.

.MONDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth. A

slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

.MONDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest

after midnight. Bay waters smooth. A slight chance of showers and

thunderstorms.

 

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GMZ330-212245-

Matagorda Bay-

432 AM CDT Thu Mar 21 2019

 

.TODAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast in the

afternoon. Bay waters smooth.

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

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

15 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters smooth becoming slightly

choppy in the afternoon.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Bay waters

smooth to slightly choppy. A slight chance of showers after

midnight.

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

choppy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms.

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

slightly choppy.

.SUNDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly choppy.

A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.

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

.MONDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth. A slight

chance of showers and thunderstorms.

.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds around 5 knots becoming southeast

after midnight. Bay waters smooth. A slight chance of showers and

thunderstorms.

 

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GMZ350-355-212245-

Coastal waters from Freeport to Matagorda Ship Channel TX out

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

432 AM CDT Thu Mar 21 2019

 

.TODAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast in the

afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

.TONIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest after

midnight. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

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

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

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

A slight chance of showers after midnight.

.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

Isolated showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then scattered

showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to

3 feet.

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

chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.

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

.MONDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A

slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

.MONDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west after

midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A slight chance of showers and

thunderstorms.

 

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GMZ370-375-212245-

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-

432 AM CDT Thu Mar 21 2019

 

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

10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

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

midnight. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

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

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

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

A slight chance of showers after midnight.

.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

Isolated showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then scattered

showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.

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

4 feet.

.SUNDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.

.MONDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 feet.

.MONDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west after

midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A chance of showers and

thunderstorms.

 

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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

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<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">Power Lines 

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<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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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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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.