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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 28, 2019
Priority:Normal
Notice:

March 28, 2019            Thursday                   

 

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

 

 

Houston // Open to all vessel traffic from Galveston Buoy 1 to ExxonMobil / Botsco // Open to inbound and outbound vessel traffic transiting through Tucker’s Bayou and LT Buoy 116 during daylight hours

 

Pilots have boarded 7 outbound vessels and 1 inbound vessel this morning.

 

HSC present traffic

58           Vessels set to proceed inbound

23           Vessels set to proceed outbound

  1           Vessels set to shift

 

Reverting after this morning’s PCT Meeting

 

 

 

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

 

03/26

1935    VESSEL TRAFFIC SERVICE HOUSTON-GALVESTON DIRECTS NO VESSEL MOVEMENTS IN THE CONTAMINATED ZONE BETWEEN

                    HOUSTON SHIP CHANNEL LIGHT 116 AND TUCKER'S BAYOU UNTIL 0800 MARCH 27, 2019, AT WHICH TIME TOWS TRANSITING THE

                    CONTAMINATED ZONE WILL BE REQUIRED TO MAINTAIN A 30 MINUTE SPACING AND A TEMPORARY REPORTING POINT WILL BE

                    REESTABLISHED ON THE SAN JACINTO RIVER AT THE I-10 BRIDGE. CARPENTER'S BAYOU AND THE OLD RIVER REMAIN CLOSED UNTIL

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2132       As of March 26th, 2019, the U.S. Coast Guard Captain of the Port (COTP) has opened Houston Ship Channel between Tucker Bayou and

HSC light 116 to allow for vessel traffic, managed through Vessel Traffic Service (VTS), during daylight hours only. Old River and Carpenters Bayou remain closed to all traffic. All vessels are required to check in and out via VTS

 

 

 

 

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

Mostly Cloudy

<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           62° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High          76° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity   75%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 30.21 in / 1023.6 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint   56° 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  SE 8 mph

Thursday

<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     67° 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            72° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer   30.23 in / 1023.6 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint     57° 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  SE 14 mph

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

A Few Clouds

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently    65° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low            65° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High           73° 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  30.21 in / 1023.1 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint     59° 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  SE 10 mph

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black;background:white">Partly sunny, with a high near 76. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. <span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph. 

Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 78. South wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. 

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

Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 79. South wind around 5 mph becoming west in the afternoon. 

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

Sunday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 61.

Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49.

Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 65.

Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 47.

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 72.

Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.

Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75.<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Partly sunny, with a high near 72. Southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. 

Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. 

Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers after 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 75. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. 

Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. 

Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 74. South wind around 10 mph. 

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

Sunday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 8am and 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Cloudy, with a high near 60. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Sunday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 63.

Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers before 8pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 54.

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 67.

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

Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71.<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 73. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. 

Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Southeast wind around 10 mph. 

Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 75. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. 

Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind around 10 mph. 

Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 76. South wind around 10 mph. 

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

Sunday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a high near 60. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50.

Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 63.

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

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 67.

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

Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73.<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) @ 0852 hrs

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.2 ft Rising = 46’02”

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 0852 hrs

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">7 knots from SE, gusts to 11 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">12 knots from SSE, gusts to 15 knots

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

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

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

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

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Please visit our WEB Site<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif"> www.moranshipping.com<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif"> for port tide tables <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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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 280851

CWFHGX

 

Coastal Waters Forecast

National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX

351 AM CDT Thu Mar 28 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.

 

GMZ300-282115-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

351 AM CDT Thu Mar 28 2019

 

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

Low pressure will develop in the lee of the Rockies and high

pressure over the eastern U.S. will maintain southeast to south

winds through Saturday. A strong cold front is expected to cross

the coastal waters Saturday night. A strong offshore flow is

expected Sunday in the wake of the front.

 

$$

 

GMZ335-282115-

Galveston Bay-

351 AM CDT Thu Mar 28 2019

 

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

choppy.

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

choppy.

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

choppy. A slight chance of showers.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds around 10 knots. Bay waters smooth to

slightly choppy.

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

chance of showers and thunderstorms.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northwest 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.

.SUNDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to 15 knots

in the afternoon. Bay waters choppy becoming slightly choppy in

the afternoon. A chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters

slightly choppy. A slight chance of showers.

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

10 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters slightly choppy becoming

smooth in the afternoon. A slight chance of showers.

.MONDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth.

 

$$

 

GMZ375-282115-

Waters from High Island to Freeport TX from 20 to 60 NM-

351 AM CDT Thu Mar 28 2019

 

.TODAY...Southeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 3 feet.

.TONIGHT...Southeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.

.FRIDAY...Southeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 4 feet.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

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

chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning.

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

20 to 25 knots after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 feet building to 4 to

6 feet with occasional seas up to 7 feet after midnight. A chance

of showers and isolated thunderstorms.

.SUNDAY...North winds 20 to 25 knots becoming northeast 15 to

20 knots in the afternoon. Seas 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas

up to 8 feet. Showers likely and isolated thunderstorms.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet

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

isolated thunderstorms.

.MONDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A

slight chance of showers.

.MONDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

 

$$

 

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Matagorda Bay-

351 AM CDT Thu Mar 28 2019

 

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

choppy.

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

choppy.

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

choppy.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south

5 to 10 knots after midnight. Bay waters slightly choppy becoming

smooth after midnight.

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

slight 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.

.SUNDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters choppy. Showers

likely and isolated thunderstorms.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters

slightly choppy. A chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms.

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

slightly choppy. A slight chance of showers.

.MONDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth.

 

$$

 

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Waters from Freeport to Matagorda Ship Channel TX from 20 to

60 NM-

351 AM CDT Thu Mar 28 2019

 

.TODAY...Southeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.

.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet with

occasional seas up to 6 feet.

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

occasional seas up to 6 feet.

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

occasional seas up to 6 feet.

.SATURDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.

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

20 to 25 knots after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 feet building to 5 to

7 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet after midnight. A chance

of showers and isolated thunderstorms.

.SUNDAY...North winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 6 to 8 feet with

occasional seas up to 10 feet. Showers likely and isolated

thunderstorms.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet

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

isolated thunderstorms.

.MONDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet with

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

.MONDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

 

$$

 

GMZ350-282115-

Coastal waters from Freeport to Matagorda Ship Channel TX out

20 NM-

351 AM CDT Thu Mar 28 2019

 

.TODAY...Southeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

.TONIGHT...Southeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

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

slight chance of showers in the morning.

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

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

chance of showers and thunderstorms.

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

15 to 25 knots after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 feet building to 4 to

6 feet with occasional seas up to 7 feet after midnight. A chance

of showers and isolated thunderstorms.

.SUNDAY...North winds 15 to 25 knots becoming 15 to 20 knots in

the afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to

7 feet. Showers likely and isolated thunderstorms.

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

A chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms.

.MONDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A

slight chance of showers.

.MONDAY NIGHT...North winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

 

$$

 

GMZ355-282115-

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

351 AM CDT Thu Mar 28 2019

 

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

.TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

.FRIDAY...Southeast 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...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A slight

chance of showers and thunderstorms.

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

15 to 25 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet building to 3 to

5 feet after midnight. A chance of showers and isolated

thunderstorms.

.SUNDAY...North winds 15 to 25 knots becoming 15 to 20 knots in

the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Showers likely and isolated

thunderstorms.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to

4 feet. A chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms.

.MONDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A

slight chance of showers.

.MONDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 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">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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<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

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

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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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www.brazospilots.com

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NOAA

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Disclaimer
For quality assurance purposes please note well that while the above information is regularly vetted for accuracy it is not intended to replace the local knowledge or expertise pertaining to port conditions of our marine operations personnel. Port précis should always be verified by contacting the corresponding marine department of a particular location for the most up- information.