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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:Sunday, March 24, 2019
Priority:Normal
Notice:

 

March 24, 2019            Sunday                   

 

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

 

 

Houston // Open to all vessel traffic from Galveston Buoy 1 to ExxonMobil / Botsco

 

No updates at this time regarding interrupted vessel transiting between Lt Buoys 116 – Tucker’s Bayou.  Reverting

 

 

HSC closure due to spill from fire incident at ITC-DP.

 

03/21

1429       USCG COTP Order MSIB 03-20 // Investigating toxicology reports // HSC remains open to all vessel traffic

 

 

03/22

1240       USCG VTS Watch Supervisor directs no vessel movements from Tucker’s Bayou to LT Buoy 116 due to spill from fire incident at ITC-DP

1803       USCG COTP Order MSIB 05-19 calls for cease of cargo operations from Cargill Facility East to Cemex (between LB 139 and LB 129) due to high levels of benzene detected in HSC

 

 

NOAA Weather Synopsis

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

Moderate onshore flow will persist through Sunday. Areas of sea fog

are looking increasingly probable late Sunday night, and possibly

again Monday evening until the next front moves across the coast.

Increased northeast winds and building seas are expected in its

wake through Tuesday afternoon. High pressure quickly moves east

and onshore winds should resume Wednesday and persist through the

remainder of the work week.

 

 

 

 

 

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

Sunday

Shallow Fog

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently   63° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low           64° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High          79° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity   90%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 30.10 in / 1019.7 mb

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Visibility       8 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

Sunday

<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     64° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low             64° 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     93° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer   30.11 in / 1019.6 mb

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Visibility         9 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  SE 7 mph

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

Overcast

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently    63° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low            63° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High           74° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity  100° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer   30.10 in / 1019.1 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint     63° 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  Calm

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Isolated light rain showers after 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. South wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 10%.

Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. South wind 5 to 10 mph. 

Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 78. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. 

Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 58. North wind 5 to 10 mph. 

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 75. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph. 

Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 55.

Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 72.

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

Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 75.

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

Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78.

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

Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75.<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Partly sunny, with a high near 71. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph. 

Tonight: Patchy fog after 11pm. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. South wind around 10 mph. 

Monday: Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 72. South wind around 5 mph. 

Monday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8pm and 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 69. Northeast wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. 

Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 58.

Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 67.

Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.

Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 70.

Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.

Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73.

Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.

Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 72.<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Partly sunny, with a high near 74. South wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. 

Tonight: Patchy fog after 10pm. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. South wind 5 to 10 mph. 

Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. South wind around 5 mph. 

Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. Light and variable wind becoming north 5 to 10 mph after midnight. 

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 70. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. 

Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 56.

Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 68.

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

Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 73.

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

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

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

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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

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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) @ 0704 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0.2 ft Steady = 45’02”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0.4 ft  Rising = 46’04”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.0 ft Rising = 46’00”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.9 ft Rising = 46’09”

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

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

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 0704 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">4 knots from SSE, gusts to 7 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2 knots from ESE, gusts to 5 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">5 knots from SE, gusts to 7 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 SE, gusts to 9 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">4 knots from SE, gusts to 6 knots

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

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FZUS54 KHGX 240938

CWFHGX

 

Coastal Waters Forecast

National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX

438 AM CDT Sun Mar 24 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.

 

GMZ300-242215-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

438 AM CDT Sun Mar 24 2019

 

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

Moderate onshore flow will persist through Sunday. Areas of sea fog

are looking increasingly probable late Sunday night, and possibly

again Monday evening until the next front moves across the coast.

Increased northeast winds and building seas are expected in its

wake through Tuesday afternoon. High pressure quickly moves east

and onshore winds should resume Wednesday and persist through the

remainder of the work week.

 

$$

 

GMZ335-242215-

Galveston Bay-

438 AM CDT Sun Mar 24 2019

 

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

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

fog in the late evening and overnight.

.MONDAY...Southwest winds around 5 knots. Bay waters smooth. A

slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.

.MONDAY NIGHT...West winds around 5 knots becoming north 10 to

15 knots after midnight. Bay waters smooth becoming slightly

choppy after midnight. A slight chance of showers and

thunderstorms in the evening.

.TUESDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to

10 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters slightly choppy becoming

smooth in the afternoon.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...East winds around 5 knots increasing to 10 to

15 knots after midnight. Bay waters smooth becoming slightly

choppy after midnight.

.WEDNESDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly

choppy.

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

smooth to slightly choppy.

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

choppy.

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

slightly choppy.

 

$$

 

GMZ330-242215-

Matagorda Bay-

438 AM CDT Sun Mar 24 2019

 

.TODAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth. Isolated

sprinkles until late afternoon.

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

fog in the late evening and overnight.

.MONDAY...South winds around 5 knots. Bay waters smooth.

.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 5 knots becoming north

after midnight. Bay waters smooth. A slight chance of

thunderstorms in the evening. A slight chance of showers.

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

afternoon. Bay waters slightly choppy becoming smooth to slightly

choppy in the afternoon.

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

.WEDNESDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly

choppy.

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

slightly choppy.

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

choppy.

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

slightly choppy.

 

$$

 

GMZ350-355-242215-

Coastal waters from Freeport to Matagorda Ship Channel TX out

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

438 AM CDT Sun Mar 24 2019

 

.TODAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

Isolated sprinkles early in the morning.

.TONIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Patchy

fog in the late evening and overnight.

.MONDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.

.MONDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 5 knots becoming north

10 to 15 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A slight chance

of thunderstorms in the evening. A slight chance of showers.

.TUESDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to

15 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

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

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

3 feet.

.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.

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

5 feet.

 

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GMZ370-375-242215-

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-

438 AM CDT Sun Mar 24 2019

 

.TODAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

.TONIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

.MONDAY...South winds around 5 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

.MONDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 5 knots becoming north

10 to 15 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A slight chance

of showers and thunderstorms in the evening.

.TUESDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to

15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

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

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 3 to

4 feet.

.THURSDAY...Southeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet

with occasional seas up to 6 feet.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to

6 feet with occasional seas up to 7 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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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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197’ (Morgan’s Point)

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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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<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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http://www.portofgalveston.com/<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#051423">The Galveston Ship Channel is approximately    miles from GB Buoy <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:white">

<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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www.brazospilots.com

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NOAA

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National Hurricane Center<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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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.