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Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/30/2019 Normal
Houston Ship Channel opened to all traffic 0430/30 Nov 11/30/2019 Normal
HSC Update Corrected 11/30/2019 Normal
HSC Update 11/30/2019 Normal
HSC Update Corrected 11/29/2019 Normal
HSC Update11/29/2019 Normal
HSC Update11/29/2019 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Reopened 11/29/2019 Normal
Galveston/Texas City Channel Update11/29/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/29/2019 Normal
Galveston/Texas City Channel Update11/29/2019 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Closure 11/28/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/28/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/27/2019 Normal
Galveston/Texas City Channel Update11/27/2019 Normal
Galveston/Texas City Channel Update11/27/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/26/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/25/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/24/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/23/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/22/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/21/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/20/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/19/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/18/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/17/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/16/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/15/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/14/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/13/2019 Normal
Galveston/Texas City Channel Update11/12/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/12/2019 Normal
Galveston/Texas City Channel Update11/11/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/11/2019 Normal
NWS Houston/Galveston - Marine Weather Update for Nov 11-1211/11/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/10/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/09/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/08/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/07/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/06/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/05/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/04/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/03/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/02/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/01/2019 Normal

 Daily Port Update

Subject:Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update
Date:Saturday, November 30, 2019
Priority:Normal
Notice:

 

 

November 30, 2019            Saturday   

 

                

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

 

 

 

NOAA Weather

GMZ300-302130-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

301 AM CST Sat Nov 30 2019

 

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

Some patchy fog may develop overnight as onshore flow continues

ahead of the approaching cold front. The front is expected to

arrive at the coast late this evening, and showers with a few

thunderstorms are expected to accompany its passage. Moderate

offshore flow behind the frontal passage will result in an

increase in seas through the remainder of the weekend and into

Monday. By Tuesday, surface high pressure will build into the area

and winds and seas are expected to diminish.

 

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Houston // Open to all vessel traffic

 

Recent fog closures

11/28

2112 Pilots suspended boarding all vessel traffic – due to fog

 

11/29

1100       Pilots resumed boarding shift and some sailing

1300       Pilots resumed boarding all sailing traffic

2240       Pilots suspended boarding sailing traffic and resumed boarding inbound vessel traffic only

 

11/30

0430       Pilots resumed boarding outbound vessel traffic and remains boarding inbound vessel traffic

 

 

 

Galveston / Texas City // Open to all vessel traffic

 

11/28

2130       Pilots suspended boarding all vessel traffic – due to fog

1000       Pilots resumed boarding all vessel traffic

 

 

Freeport // Closed to all vessel traffic – due to dense fog

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11/28

1900       Pilots suspended boarding all vessel traffic – due to fog

 

 

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently   77° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High          80° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity    82%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 29.86 in / 1011.5 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint   77° 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">Heat Index 79° F

<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">Wind S 16 mph, Gusts up to 23 mph

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low             58° F

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer   29.89 in / 1012.1 mb

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Visibility         5 miles

<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 Chill   NR° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind S 12 mph

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

Fog / Mist

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low            58° F

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  29.89 in / 1012.1 mb

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Visibility        5 miles

<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 Chill    NR° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind S 12 mph

Today: <span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">A chance of showers before 11am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 11am and 5pm, then a chance of showers after 5pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming clear, with a low around 53. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight.

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 67. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

Sunday Night: Clear, with a low around 44. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 63. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 43.

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 69.

Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 52.

Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 72.

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

Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 77.

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

Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 71.<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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Today: <span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Patchy fog before 4pm. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a slight chance of showers between 11pm and midnight. Patchy fog between 8pm and 11pm. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 58. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming north after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 65. Breezy, with a north wind 15 to 20 mph.

Sunday Night: Clear, with a low around 50. North wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 61. Breezy, with a north wind 10 to 20 mph.

Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 52.

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 65.

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

Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 68.

Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.

Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 72.

Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.

Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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Today: <span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Patchy fog before 4pm. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a slight chance of showers between 11pm and midnight. Patchy fog between 8pm and 11pm. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 58. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming north after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 65. Breezy, with a north wind 15 to 20 mph.

Sunday Night: Clear, with a low around 50. North wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 61. Breezy, with a north wind 10 to 20 mph.

Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 52.

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 65.

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

Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 68.

Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.

Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 72.

Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.

Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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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) @ 0919 hrs

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.7 ft Steady  = 46’07”

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.1 ft Falling = 46’01”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.3 ft Falling = 46’03”

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 0919 hrs

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">15 knots from S gusts to 17 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">12 knots from S gusts to 14 knots

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

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

 

 

 

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

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

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FZUS54 KHGX 300901

CWFHGX

 

Coastal Waters Forecast

National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX

301 AM CST Sat Nov 30 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.

 

GMZ300-302130-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

301 AM CST Sat Nov 30 2019

 

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

Some patchy fog may develop overnight as onshore flow continues

ahead of the approaching cold front. The front is expected to

arrive at the coast late this evening, and showers with a few

thunderstorms are expected to accompany its passage. Moderate

offshore flow behind the frontal passage will result in an

increase in seas through the remainder of the weekend and into

Monday. By Tuesday, surface high pressure will build into the area

and winds and seas are expected to diminish.

 

$$

 

GMZ335-302130-

Galveston Bay-

301 AM CST Sat Nov 30 2019

 

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

Patchy fog until late afternoon. A chance of showers and

thunderstorms.

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

15 knots after midnight. Bay waters smooth becoming slightly

choppy after midnight. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly

choppy.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly

choppy.

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

in the afternoon. Bay waters slightly choppy becoming smooth in

the afternoon.

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

after midnight. Bay waters smooth.

.TUESDAY...Southeast winds around 5 knots becoming south in the

afternoon. Bay waters smooth.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west

after midnight. Bay waters smooth.

.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds around 5 knots becoming east in the

afternoon. Bay waters smooth.

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

smooth.

 

$$

 

GMZ330-302130-

Matagorda Bay-

301 AM CST Sat Nov 30 2019

 

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

choppy. A slight chance of showers until late afternoon.

.TONIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north 15 to 20 knots

after midnight. Bay waters smooth becoming choppy after midnight.

.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.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly

choppy.

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

in the afternoon. Bay waters slightly choppy becoming smooth in

the afternoon.

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

after midnight. Bay waters smooth.

.TUESDAY...Southeast winds around 5 knots becoming south in the

afternoon. Bay waters smooth.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west

after midnight. Bay waters smooth.

.WEDNESDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east in the

afternoon. Bay waters smooth.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south

after midnight. Bay waters smooth.

 

$$

 

GMZ350-355-302130-

Coastal waters from Freeport to Matagorda Ship Channel TX out

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

301 AM CST Sat Nov 30 2019

 

.TODAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Patchy fog

in the morning. A chance of showers and thunderstorms late.

.TONIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north 15 to

20 knots after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 feet. A chance of showers

and thunderstorms.

.SUNDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

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

in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

.MONDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

.TUESDAY...Southeast winds around 5 knots becoming south in the

afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west

after midnight. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

.WEDNESDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east in the

afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south

after midnight. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

 

$$

 

GMZ370-375-302130-

Waters from Freeport to Matagorda Ship Channel TX from 20 to

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

301 AM CST Sat Nov 30 2019

 

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...

 

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

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

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest

20 to 25 knots after midnight. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional

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

.SUNDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with

occasional seas up to 8 feet.

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

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

7 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet in the afternoon.

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

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

.TUESDAY...Southeast winds around 5 knots becoming southwest in

the afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 10 knots becoming west

after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

.WEDNESDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east in the

afternoon. Seas 2 feet.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south

10 to 15 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

 

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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

 

 

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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Port of Houston Authority<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#1F497D">

http://www.portofhouston.com/<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#1F497D">

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

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

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

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

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

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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

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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">Port of Freeport is located three miles from deep water, the channel is 400 ft wide and ACOE project maximum deep draft at MLW is 45’00”.

 

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Army Corp of Engineers

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Houston Pilots Association

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#051423">Galveston Texas City Pilots

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

www.brazospilots.com

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NOAA

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National Data Buoy Center

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