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SubjectDatePriority
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:Sunday, April 14, 2019
Priority:Normal
Notice:

 

April 14, 2019            Sunday                   

 

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...

Strong and gusty offshore winds will prevail overnight and Sunday

in the wake of a strong cold front. Southeast winds will resume

Monday then increase through mid-week.

 

 

$$

 

Presently cold front has moved through our area and has pushed significant amount of water out of the bays.  Water levels are expected to return to normal levels AM Monday when the prevailing winds return from the South

 

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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) @ 0927 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:red">-0.3 ft Falling  = 44’09”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:red">-0.7 ft Falling = 44’05”

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:red">-0.4 ft Rising = 44’08”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:red">-0.5 ft Rising = 44’07”

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 0927 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:windowtext">11 knots from NW, gusts to 16 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">15 knots from WNW, gusts to 24 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 NW, gusts to 24 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">25 knots from NW gusts to 28 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:windowtext">14 knots from NW, gusts to 19 knots

 

 

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

Sunday

Fair

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:windowtext">Currently   53° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:windowtext">Low           53° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:windowtext">Humidity   61%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:windowtext">Barometer 30.00 in / 1016.4 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:windowtext">Dewpoint   40° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:windowtext">Visibility      10 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  NW 17 mph, Gusts up to 24 mph

Sunday<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">Fair

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:windowtext">Currently     53° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:windowtext">Low             63° 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     64° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:windowtext">Barometer   30.00 in / 1015.9 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:windowtext">Dewpoint     41° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:windowtext">Visibility       10 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  NW 15 mph, Gusts up to 24 mph

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

Fair

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:windowtext">Currently    52° F

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:windowtext">Barometer  30.03 in / 1016.9 mb

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:windowtext">Visibility       10 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  NW 13 mph

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:windowtext">Sunny, with a high near 71. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph. 

Tonight: Clear, with a low around 53. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. 

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

Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 62. South wind 5 to 10 mph. 

Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. South wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. 

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

Wednesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 80.

Wednesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Thursday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 76.

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

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 75.

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

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 82.<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:windowtext">

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Today: <span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;background:white">Sunny, with a high near 69. Windy, with a northwest wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph. <span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

Tonight: Clear, with a low around 63. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable after midnight. 

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 72. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. 

Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 67. Southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. 

Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. 

Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71.

Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Breezy. 

Wednesday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Breezy. 

Thursday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 76.

Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 61.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 73. Breezy. 

Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 61.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 74.<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:windowtext">

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:windowtext">Sunny, with a high near 71. Breezy, with a northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph. 

Tonight: Clear, with a low around 56. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable in the evening. 

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 74. South wind 5 to 15 mph. 

Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 66. Southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. 

Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 77. Southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. 

Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71.

Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Breezy. 

Wednesday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Breezy. 

Thursday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 77.

Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 57.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 75.

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

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 77.<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:windowtext">

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<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:windowtext">MARSEC LEVEL 1

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

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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">

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#1F497D"> 

<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

 

 

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 140311

CWFHGX

Coastal Waters Forecast

National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX

1011 PM 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.

GMZ300-141615-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

1011 PM CDT Sat Apr 13 2019

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

Strong and gusty offshore winds will prevail overnight and Sunday

in the wake of a strong cold front. Southeast winds will resume

Monday then increase through mid-week.

$$

GMZ335-141615-

Galveston Bay-

1011 PM CDT Sat Apr 13 2019

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

.REST OF TONIGHT...West winds 20 to 25 knots. Bay waters rough.

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

15 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters choppy becoming slightly

choppy in the afternoon.

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

midnight. Bay waters smooth.

.MONDAY...South 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 chance of showers and thunderstorms.

.WEDNESDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters choppy. A

chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then showers

and thunderstorms likely in the afternoon.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters choppy.

A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

.THURSDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest 10 to

15 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters smooth becoming slightly

choppy in the afternoon. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

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

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

smooth after midnight.

$$

GMZ330-141615-

Matagorda Bay-

1011 PM CDT Sat Apr 13 2019

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

.REST OF TONIGHT...Northwest winds 20 to 25 knots becoming 15 to

25 knots after midnight. Bay waters rough becoming choppy after

midnight.

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

15 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters choppy becoming slightly

choppy in the afternoon.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast

after midnight. Bay waters smooth.

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

choppy.

.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 around 15 knots. Bay waters

slightly choppy to choppy. A 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 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters choppy.

A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

.THURSDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest 10 to

15 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters smooth becoming slightly

choppy in the afternoon. A slight chance of showers and

thunderstorms.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...North winds around 10 knots. Bay waters smooth

to slightly choppy.

$$

GMZ355-141615-

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

1011 PM CDT Sat Apr 13 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM CDT SUNDAY...

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...West winds 20 to 25 knots becoming northwest

25 to 30 knots after midnight with gusts to gale force. Seas 5 to

7 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet.

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

20 knots in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas

up to 7 feet.

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

midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

.MONDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 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 3 to 5 feet.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 15 knots. 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 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. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest in

the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet. A chance of showers and

thunderstorms.

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

$$

GMZ350-141615-

Coastal waters from Freeport to Matagorda Ship Channel TX out

20 NM-

1011 PM CDT Sat Apr 13 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM CDT SUNDAY...

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...Northwest winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to

gale force. Seas 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet.

.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots decreasing to 10 to

15 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 southeast

after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

.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 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 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. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

.THURSDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest 10 to

15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet. A chance of showers

and thunderstorms.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

$$

GMZ375-141615-

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

1011 PM CDT Sat Apr 13 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM CDT SUNDAY...

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...West winds 20 to 25 knots becoming northwest

25 to 30 knots after midnight with gusts to gale force. Seas 7 to

10 feet with occasional seas up to 13 feet.

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

20 knots in the afternoon. Seas 7 to 10 feet with occasional seas

up to 13 feet subsiding to 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas up to

8 feet in the afternoon.

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

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

after midnight.

.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 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 chance of showers and

thunderstorms.

.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest in

the afternoon. Seas 4 to 5 feet with occasional seas up to

6 feet. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...North winds around 15 knots. Seas 5 to 6 feet

with occasional seas up to 7 feet.

$$

GMZ370-141615-

Waters from Freeport to Matagorda Ship Channel TX from 20 to

60 NM-

1011 PM CDT Sat Apr 13 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM CDT SUNDAY...

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...Northwest winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to

gale force. Seas 7 to 10 feet with occasional seas up to 13 feet.

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

20 knots in the afternoon. Seas 7 to 10 feet with occasional seas

up to 13 feet subsiding to 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas up to

8 feet in the afternoon.

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

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

midnight.

.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 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 chance of showers

and thunderstorms in the evening, then a slight chance of showers

and thunderstorms after midnight.

.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 20 to 25 knots decreasing to 15 to

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

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

.THURSDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest in the

afternoon. Seas 5 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to 7 feet. A

chance of showers and thunderstorms.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 5 to 6 feet

with occasional seas up to 7 feet.

$$

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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

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<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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197’ (Morgan’s Point)<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:white">

197’ (below Fred Hartman Bridge – Baytown)<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:windowtext">

<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;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:windowtext">Port of Galveston

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#051423">The ACOE project draft for the GSC is 45’00” FW.  The narrowest point is approximately 1,200 ft wide with no air draft restrictions.  At the POGA berths the maximum deep draft varies from 32’00” to 40’00” at MLT,

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