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Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/30/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/29/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/28/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/27/2019 Normal
Vessel Type Rules that become effective April 30, 201904/26/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/26/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/25/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/24/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/23/2019 Normal
FW: KMLT Vessel and Barge Scheduling Policy04/22/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/22/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/21/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/20/2019 Normal
HSC Port Update 04/19/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/19/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/18/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/17/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/16/2019 Normal
HSC // Update from today's PCT call04/16/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/15/2019 Normal
HSC // Update from today's PCT call04/15/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/14/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/13/2019 Normal
PCT - Houston Ship Channel Update 12 April 2019 Final04/12/2019 Normal
HSC // Update from today's PCT call04/12/2019 Normal
USCG MTSRU Message 12 April 201904/12/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/12/2019 Normal
Update from today's PCT call04/11/2019 Normal
HSC // Update from today's PCT call04/11/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/11/2019 Normal
HSC // Update from today's PCT call04/10/2019 Normal
PCT - Houston Ship Channel Update 10 April 201904/10/2019 Normal
HSC // USCG Daily Industry Situation Report 10 April 201904/10/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/10/2019 Normal
USCG Daily Industry Situation Report 09 April 201904/09/2019 Normal
HSC // Update from today's PCT call04/09/2019 Normal
PCT - Houston Ship Channel Update 9 April 201904/09/2019 Normal
PCT - Houston Ship Channel Update 9 April 201904/09/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/09/2019 Normal
USCG Daily Industry Situation Report 08 April 201904/08/2019 Normal
HSC // Update from today's PCT call04/08/2019 Normal
HSC // Update from today's PCT call04/08/2019 Normal
FW: PCT - Houston Ship Channel Update 8 April 201904/08/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/08/2019 Normal
HSC Update // INBOUNDS ALLOWED 24/7 PAST ITC, OUTBOUNDS DAYLIGHT RESTRICTED04/07/2019 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update 04/07/2019 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update 04/07/2019 Normal
HSC // Update from today's PCT call04/07/2019 Normal
PCT - Houston Ship Channel Update 7 April 201904/07/2019 Normal
HSC // Update from today's PCT call04/07/2019 Normal
HSC // Update from today's PCT call04/07/2019 Normal
USCG COTP Orders due to fire / spill at ITC-DP 04/07/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/07/2019 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update04/06/2019 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update04/06/2019 Normal
Galveston/Texas City Channel Update04/06/2019 Normal
FW: HSC OPEN ALL TRAFFIC 4/6/19 @ 130004/06/2019 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update04/06/2019 Normal
HSC Traffic Movements above and inside the spill zone 04/06/2019 Normal
PCT - Houston Ship Channel Update 6 April 201904/06/2019 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update 04/06/2019 Normal
USCG COTP Orders due to fire / spill at ITC-DP 04/06/2019 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update 04/06/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/06/2019 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update 04/05/2019 Normal
Galveston/Texas City Channel Update04/05/2019 Normal
HOUSTON SHIP CHANNEL CLOSE 1925/05-APRIL-19 DUE TO FOG04/05/2019 Normal
FW: USCG Daily Industry Situation Report 05 April 201904/05/2019 Normal
HSC // USCG Daily Industry Situation Report 05 April 201904/05/2019 Normal
Galveston/Texas City Channel Update04/05/2019 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update 04/05/2019 Normal
FW: PCT - Houston Ship Channel Update 5 April 201904/05/2019 Normal
Houston Ship Channel remains closed at this time / update04/05/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/05/2019 Normal
Houston Ship Channel remains closed at this time 04/05/2019 Normal
HSC // Update from today's PCT call04/04/2019 Normal
~~ THE HOUSTON SHIP CHANNEL HAS SUSPENDED ALL OPERATIONS AT 1925 04-APRIL-2019 DUE TO FOG ~~04/04/2019 Normal
Galveston/Texas City Channel Update04/04/2019 Normal
HSC 04APR19 Traffic Measures - Update04/04/2019 Normal
KMI FW: Vessel/Barge Traffic Management04/04/2019 Normal
PCT - Houston Ship Channel Update 4 April 201904/04/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/04/2019 Normal
USCG Daily Industry Situation Reports available for the Houston Ship Channel04/03/2019 Normal
PCT - Houston Ship Channel Update 3 April 201904/03/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/03/2019 Normal
HSC // Update from today's PCT call04/02/2019 Normal
USCG Update - ITC Spill - Houston Ship Channel - MSIB 12-19, 02 April 201904/02/2019 Normal
HSC // Update from today's PCT call04/02/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/02/2019 Normal
PCT - Houston Ship Channel Update 2 April 201904/02/2019 Normal
KMI FW: Vessel/Barge Traffic Management04/01/2019 High
WGMA PCT - Houston Ship Channel Update 1 April 201904/01/2019 Normal
HSC /// Update from today's PCT call04/01/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/01/2019 Normal

 Daily Port Update

Subject:Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update
Date:Saturday, April 13, 2019
Priority:Normal
Notice:

 

 

April 13, 2019            Saturday                   

 

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

 

 

Houston // Open to all vessel traffic

 

 

USCG Notice received 1624/11th April

"2-WAY TRAFFIC IS ALLOWED BETWEEN HSC LT 128 AND TUCKERS BAYOU 24/7. 

 

VTS RECOMMENDS NO MEETING OR OVERTAKING OF SHIPS BETWEEN HSC LT 128 AND TUCKERS BAYOU.

 

 

 

NOAA Weather

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

Southerlies will strengthen with building seas today ahead of

incoming storm system. A cold front with an associated thin band

of showers or thunderstorms will travel over the local Gulf waters

this afternoon. Moderate to strong offshore winds will fill in

behind the front and persist through Sunday afternoon. Offshore

winds will frequently gust to gale force Sunday morning. Southeast

winds will resume Monday then increase through mid-week.

 

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HSC Fog Delays

 

04/04

1925        Pilots suspended boarding all vessel traffic – due to fog

 

04/05

1040       Pilots resumed boarding outbound vessel traffic only

1925       Pilots suspended boarding outbound vessel traffic // Inbound vessel traffic remains suspended – due to fog // Shifting vessels remain transiting HSC

2150       Pilots suspended boarding all vessel traffic – due to fog

 

04/06

0930       Pilots resumed boarding outbound vessel traffic only

1300       Pilots resumed boarding all vessel traffic

1730       Pilots suspended boarding all vessel traffic – due to fog

2010       Pilots resumed boarding all vessel traffic // Outbound vessel traffic from above spill area – day light restricted

 

04/07

0035       Pilots suspended boarding all vessel traffic – due to fog

0425       Pilots resumed boarding all vessel traffic // Outbound vessel traffic from above spill area – day light restricted

1000       Pilots suspended boarding inbound and outbound vessel traffic – due to fog

1730       Pilots resumed boarding inbound vessel traffic // Outbound vessel traffic from above spill area – day light restricted // Outbound vessel traffic below spill zone open with normal transit restrictions

 

 

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;color:windowtext">NOAA HOUSTON

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:windowtext">NOAA GALVESTON, TEXAS CITY

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

Saturday

Overcast

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:windowtext">Humidity   88%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:windowtext">Barometer 29.62 in / 1003.5 mb

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:windowtext">Heat Index NR° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:windowtext">Wind  SE 13 mph

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:windowtext">Light Rain, Fog / Mist

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:windowtext">Low             54° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:windowtext">High            78° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:windowtext">Humidity     94° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:windowtext">Barometer   29.64 in / 1003.8 mb

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:windowtext">Visibility         3 miles

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:windowtext">Heat Index  NR° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:windowtext">Wind  E 9 mph

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

Fog / Mist

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:windowtext">Currently    73° F

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:windowtext">Barometer  29.62 in / 1003.0 mb

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:windowtext">Visibility         6 miles

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:windowtext">Heat Index NR° F

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

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;background:white">Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 4pm. Some of the storms could be severe. High near 81. Southeast wind around 15 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms. <span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 51. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. 

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 71. Northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. 

Sunday Night: Clear, with a low around 53. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable in the evening. 

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 78. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. 

Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 62.

Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 80.

Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70.

Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Wednesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.

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

Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.

Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:windowtext">

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;background:white">A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Windy, with a southeast wind 20 to 25 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms. <span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 54. Windy, with a southwest wind 20 to 25 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph. 

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 70. Windy, with a northwest wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph. 

Sunday Night: Clear, with a low around 60. Northwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming northeast after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. 

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 72. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. 

Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 66.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.

Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Breezy. 

Wednesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. Breezy. 

Wednesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.

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

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

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 72.<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:windowtext">

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;background:white">A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Breezy, with a southwest wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms. <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 51. Breezy, with a southwest wind 15 to 20 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. 

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 70. Breezy, with a northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. 

Sunday Night: Clear, with a low around 56. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable. 

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 74. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. 

Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 65.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.

Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70.

Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Breezy. 

Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.

Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.

Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Hazardous Weather Outlook <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">449 AM CDT Sat Apr 13 2019 <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">  <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">GMZ330-335-350-355-370-375-TXZ438-141200- <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Coastal waters from Freeport to Matagorda Ship Channel TX out <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">20 NM-Coastal waters from High Island to Freeport TX out 20 NM- <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Galveston Bay-Galveston Island and Bolivar Peninsula- <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Matagorda Bay- <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Waters from Freeport to Matagorda Ship Channel TX from 20 to <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">60 NM-Waters from High Island to Freeport TX from 20 to 60 NM- <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">449 AM CDT Sat Apr 13 2019 <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">  <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of Southeast Texas. <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">  <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">  <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">A storm system will move through the area today. Showers and thunderstorms <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">can be expected mainly in the morning through early afternoon hours, <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">and some of the thunderstorms could become strong or severe. Strong <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">rip currents will be possible, and elevated tides could result in minor <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">coastal flooding. Elevated seas and moderate to strong winds both <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">ahead of the system and behind the system are expected. <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">  <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">  <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Elevated seas and moderate to strong offshore winds are expected on <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Sunday. Strong to severe thunderstorm development might be possible <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">around midweek in association with the next storm system. <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">  <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT... <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">  <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Spotter activation is possible today. <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">  <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">$$ <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">  <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif"> 


Beach Hazards Statement <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Coastal Hazard Message <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">439 AM CDT Sat Apr 13 2019 <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">  <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">...High Risk of Rip Currents... <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">  <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">...Minor Coastal Flooding Possible... <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">  <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">.The risk of strong rip currents will persist through the day. <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Swim near a lifeguard and stay away from rocks, piers and jetties <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">where they are particularly strong. <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">  <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">In addition, with increasing winds and seas, water levels will <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">become 1 to 2 feet above normal. Near times of high tide, minor <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">overwash of low lying coastal roads may occur. This includes <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">portions of the Bolivar Peninsula, Blue Water Highway and <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Surfside. <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">  <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">TXZ436>438-140000- <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">/O.CON.KHGX.BH.S.0001.000000T0000Z-190414T0000Z/ <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Brazoria Islands-Galveston Island and Bolivar Peninsula- <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Matagorda Islands- <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">439 AM CDT Sat Apr 13 2019 <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">  <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING... <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">  <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">* HAZARDS...Strong rip currents, elevated surf and minor coastal <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">  flooding. <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">  <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">* TIMING...through today. <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">  <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">* LOCATION...Gulf facing shorelines along the upper Texas coast. <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">  <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">* POTENTIAL IMPACTS...Rip currents can become life threatening to <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">  anyone entering the surf and can even sweep the strongest <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">  swimmer out to sea. Minor coastal flooding on Saturday could <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">  make travel difficult along low lying coastal roads, <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">  particularly between Surfside and the Bolivar Peninsula. <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">  <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">  <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">A Beach Hazards Statement is issued when threats such as rip <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">currents...longshore currents...sneaker waves and other hazards <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">create life-threatening conditions in the surf zone. Caution <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">should be used when in or near the water. <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">  <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Rip currents are powerful channels of water flowing quickly away <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">from shore...which occur most often at low spots or breaks in the <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">sandbar and in the vicinity of structures such as groins... <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">jetties and piers. Heed the advice of lifeguards...beach patrol... <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">flags and signs. Swim near a lifeguard. <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">  <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">&& <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">  <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">$$ <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif"> 
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<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:windowtext">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) @ 0824 hrs

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:windowtext">2.4 ft Rising = 47’04”

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

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

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 0824 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:windowtext">8 knots from ESE, gusts to 11 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:windowtext">11 knots from ESE, gusts to 14 knots

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:windowtext">10 knots from SE gusts to 12 knots

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

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FZUS54 KHGX 130928

CWFHGX

Coastal Waters Forecast

National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX

428 AM CDT Sat Apr 13 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.

GMZ300-132215-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

428 AM CDT Sat Apr 13 2019

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

Southerlies will strengthen with building seas today ahead of

incoming storm system. A cold front with an associated thin band

of showers or thunderstorms will travel over the local Gulf waters

this afternoon. Moderate to strong offshore winds will fill in

behind the front and persist through Sunday afternoon. Offshore

winds will frequently gust to gale force Sunday morning. Southeast

winds will resume Monday then increase through mid-week.

$$

GMZ335-132215-

Galveston Bay-

428 AM CDT Sat Apr 13 2019

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

.TODAY...Southeast winds 15 to 25 knots becoming south in the

afternoon. Bay waters choppy. Showers and thunderstorms likely

until late afternoon, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms

late.

.TONIGHT...West winds around 20 knots increasing to 20 to 25

knots after midnight. Bay waters choppy becoming rough after

midnight.

.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 20 to 25 knots decreasing to 15 to

20 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters rough becoming choppy in

the afternoon.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast

after midnight. Bay waters smooth.

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

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

slightly choppy.

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

choppy.

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

slightly choppy. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

.WEDNESDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to

20 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters slightly choppy becoming

choppy in the afternoon. Showers and thunderstorms likely.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest

after midnight. Bay waters slightly choppy. A chance of showers

and thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ330-132215-

Matagorda Bay-

428 AM CDT Sat Apr 13 2019

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

.TODAY...South winds 20 to 25 knots becoming southwest in the

afternoon. Bay waters choppy. A chance of showers and

thunderstorms until late afternoon.

.TONIGHT...West winds 20 knots becoming northwest 25 knots after

midnight. Bay waters choppy.

.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 20 knots. Bay waters choppy.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming east

after midnight. Bay waters smooth.

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

15 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters smooth becoming slightly

choppy in the afternoon.

.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 15 knots. Bay waters

slightly choppy to choppy.

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

choppy.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 15 knots. Bay waters

slightly choppy to choppy. A slight chance of showers and

thunderstorms.

.WEDNESDAY...South winds around 15 knots. Bay waters slightly

choppy to choppy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest

after midnight. Bay waters slightly choppy. A chance of showers

and thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ355-132215-

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

428 AM CDT Sat Apr 13 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH

SUNDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...Southeast winds around 20 knots becoming southwest in

the afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to 7 feet

building to 6 to 8 feet with occasional seas up to 10 feet in the

afternoon. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest

25 to 30 knots after midnight. Seas 5 to 7 feet with occasional

seas up to 8 feet. Frequent gusts to gale force.

.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to around

40 knots becoming 15 to 25 knots in the afternoon. Seas 4 to

6 feet with occasional seas up to 7 feet.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northeast

5 to 10 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

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

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

.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to

15 to 20 knots after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet

building to 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to 7 feet after

midnight. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

.WEDNESDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with

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

thunderstorms.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest

10 to 15 knots after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 feet. A chance of

showers and thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ350-132215-

Coastal waters from Freeport to Matagorda Ship Channel TX out

20 NM-

428 AM CDT Sat Apr 13 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH

SUNDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...South winds around 20 knots becoming southwest in the

afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to 7 feet

building to 6 to 8 feet with occasional seas up to 10 feet in the

afternoon. A chance of showers and thunderstorms until late

afternoon, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms

late.

.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest around

25 knots after midnight. Seas 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas up

to 8 feet. Frequent gusts to gale force.

.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 20 to 25 knots decreasing to 15 to

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

up to 8 feet subsiding to 3 to 5 feet in the afternoon.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east after

midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

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

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

.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet

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

thunderstorms.

.WEDNESDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with

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

thunderstorms.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South winds around 15 knots becoming southwest

after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 feet. A slight chance of showers and

thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ375-132215-

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

428 AM CDT Sat Apr 13 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH

SUNDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...Southeast winds 20 to 25 knots becoming southwest in the

afternoon. Seas 6 to 9 feet with occasional seas up to 11 feet

building to 8 to 10 feet with occasional seas up to 13 feet in

the afternoon. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest

25 to 30 knots after midnight. Seas 7 to 9 feet with occasional

seas up to 11 feet. Frequent gusts to gale force.

.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 25 to 30 knots decreasing to 15 to

25 knots in the afternoon. Seas 7 to 9 feet with occasional seas

up to 11 feet subsiding to 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas up to

8 feet in the afternoon. Frequent gusts to gale force in morning.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northeast

5 to 10 knots after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 2 to

3 feet after midnight.

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

.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

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

occasional seas up to 6 feet.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet

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

thunderstorms.

.WEDNESDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with

occasional seas up to 8 feet. A chance of showers and

thunderstorms.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet

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

thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ370-132215-

Waters from Freeport to Matagorda Ship Channel TX from 20 to

60 NM-

428 AM CDT Sat Apr 13 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH

SUNDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...South winds around 20 knots becoming southwest in the

afternoon. Seas 6 to 8 feet with occasional seas up to 10 feet

building to 8 to 10 feet with occasional seas up to 13 feet in

the afternoon. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the

morning, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms early

in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest 25 to

30 knots after midnight. Seas 6 to 9 feet with occasional seas up

to 11 feet. Frequent gusts to gale force.

.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 20 to 30 knots decreasing to 15 to

25 knots in the afternoon. Seas 7 to 9 feet with occasional seas

up to 11 feet subsiding to 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas up to

8 feet in the afternoon. Frequent gusts to gale force in the morning.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots becoming east 5 to

10 knots after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 2 to

3 feet after midnight.

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

.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with

occasional seas up to 7 feet.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet

with occasional seas up to 6 feet building to 5 to 7 feet with

occasional seas up to 8 feet after midnight. A slight chance of

showers and thunderstorms.

.WEDNESDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with

occasional seas up to 8 feet. A chance of showers and

thunderstorms.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to

15 knots after midnight. Seas 5 to 6 feet with occasional seas up

to 7 feet. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

$$

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<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:windowtext">45 feet/13.72 meters up to Shell / Enterprise

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:windowtext">40 feet/12.19 meters up to S.P. Slip

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:windowtext">36 feet/10.97 meters to the Turning Basin

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:windowtext">40 feet/12.19 meters Barbour’s Cut Channel

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<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:windowtext">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-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:windowtext">175' (Baytown/LaPorte Bridge)

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:windowtext">197’ (Battleship Texas)

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:windowtext">175' (Beltway 8 Bridge)

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:windowtext">197’ (Power Plant)

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:windowtext">135' (Loop 610 Bridge)

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<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:windowtext">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;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;color:windowtext">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;color:#051423">Galveston Texas City Pilots

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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.