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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 26, 2019
Priority:Normal
Notice:

March 26, 2019            Tuesday                   

 

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

 

 

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

 

 

Reverting after this morning’s PCT Meeting

 

 

 

HSC present traffic

43           Vessels set to proceed inbound

31           Vessels set to proceed outbound

  1           Vessels set to shift

 

 

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

 

 

03/25

1430       USCG notice received // Advises HSC open to all traffic for daytime transits only, with Carpenters Bayou and Old River remains closed. 

Vessels currently in the contamination area are not authorized to depart until decontamination is completed.  VTS Houston/Galveston directs all tow vessels transiting through the contamination zone between Tucker’s Bayou and LT Buoy 116 to maintain a 30 minute spacing to complete pollution inspection

 

 

 

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

A Few Clouds

<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           54° 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 30.27 in / 1025.6 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint   48° 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 13 mph

Tuesday

<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             59° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High            70° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity     70° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer   30.27 in / 1024.9 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 14 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    61° 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     72° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  30.27 in / 1024.9 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 12 mph

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black;background:white">Sunny, with a high near 77. North wind 5 to 10 mph. <span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

Tonight: Clear, with a low around 54. East wind 5 to 10 mph. 

Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 75. East wind 5 to 10 mph. 

Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 55. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. 

Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. South wind 5 to 15 mph. 

Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.

Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 78.

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

Saturday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76.

Saturday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 52.

Sunday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 63.

Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48.

Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 65.<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 70. Northeast wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. 

Tonight: Clear, with a low around 59. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. 

Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 69. East wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. 

Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 60. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. 

Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 70. Southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. 

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

Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 72.

Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.

Saturday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 73.

Saturday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 55.

Sunday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62.

Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53.

Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 63.<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 72. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. 

Tonight: Clear, with a low around 56. East wind 5 to 10 mph. 

Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 69. East wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. 

Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 57. Southeast wind around 10 mph. 

Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 72. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. 

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

Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 74.

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

Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 74.

Saturday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 54.

Sunday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62.

Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50.

Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 64.<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

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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) @ 0923 hrs

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.8 ft Rising = 46’08”

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

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

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 0923 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">9 knots from ENE, gusts to 11 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">10 knots from NE, gusts to 14 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">13 knots from ENE, gusts to 16 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">13 knots from ENE, gusts to 16 knots

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

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

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

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FZUS54 KHGX 260909

CWFHGX

 

Coastal Waters Forecast

National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX

409 AM CDT Tue Mar 26 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.

 

GMZ300-262200-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

409 AM CDT Tue Mar 26 2019

 

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

High pressure will build into the southern plains and bring a

moderate northeast winds to the coastal waters this morning. Winds

will begin to decrease this afternoon. High pressure will move

east tonight and winds will veer to the east. Low pressure will

develop in the lee of the Rockies on Thursday and winds will veer

to the southeast. Onshore winds will remain in place through

Saturday. A strong cold front is expected to cross the coastal

waters Saturday night.

 

$$

 

GMZ335-262200-

Galveston Bay-

409 AM CDT Tue Mar 26 2019

 

...Small Craft Should Exercise Caution...

 

.TODAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 5 to 10

knots in the afternoon. Bay waters choppy becoming smooth in the

afternoon.

.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east 10 to

15 knots after midnight. Bay waters smooth becoming slightly

choppy after midnight.

.WEDNESDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southeast 5 to

10 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters slightly choppy becoming

smooth in the afternoon.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters

smooth.

.THURSDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Bay waters smooth to

slightly choppy.

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

slightly choppy.

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

A chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly

choppy.

.SATURDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth. A

chance of showers and thunderstorms.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north

10 to 15 knots after midnight. Bay waters smooth becoming

slightly choppy after midnight. A chance of showers and isolated

thunderstorms.

 

$$

 

GMZ330-262200-

Matagorda Bay-

409 AM CDT Tue Mar 26 2019

 

...Small Craft Should Exercise Caution...

 

.TODAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming east 10 to 15

knots in the afternoon. Bay waters slightly choppy becoming

slightly choppy.

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

midnight. 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.

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

.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly

choppy.

.SATURDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east in the

afternoon. Bay waters smooth. A chance of showers and

thunderstorms.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north

15 to 20 knots after midnight. Bay waters slightly choppy

becoming choppy after midnight. A chance of showers and isolated

thunderstorms.

 

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GMZ350-355-262200-

Coastal waters from Freeport to Matagorda Ship Channel TX out

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

409 AM CDT Tue Mar 26 2019

 

...Small Craft Should Exercise Caution...

 

.TODAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming east 10 to

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

.TONIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots

after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

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

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

3 feet.

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

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

4 feet.

.FRIDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A slight

chance of showers.

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

.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A

chance of showers and thunderstorms.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north 15 to

20 knots after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A chance of showers

and isolated thunderstorms.

 

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GMZ370-375-262200-

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-

409 AM CDT Tue Mar 26 2019

 

...Small Craft Should Exercise Caution...

 

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

.TONIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots

after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

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

15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 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

4 feet.

.FRIDAY...South winds around 15 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet with

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

.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet with

occasional seas up to 6 feet.

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

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

thunderstorms.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northeast

15 to 20 knots after midnight. Seas 4 to 5 feet with occasional

seas up to 6 feet. A chance of showers and isolated

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

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

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Sidney Sherman

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

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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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Brazos Harbor Pilots

www.brazospilots.com

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NOAA

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

National Data Buoy Center

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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.