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Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/29/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/28/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/27/2020 Normal
Freeport Update 02/26/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/26/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/25/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/24/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/23/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/22/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/21/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/20/2020 Normal
Port of Freeport Update 02/19/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/19/2020 Normal
Galveston/Texas City Channel Update02/19/2020 Normal
Port of Freeport Update 02/18/2020 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update02/18/2020 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update02/18/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/18/2020 Normal
Houston Ship Channel update02/18/2020 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update 02/17/2020 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update 02/17/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/17/2020 Normal
Houston Ship Channel update02/17/2020 Normal
Galveston/Texas City Channel Update02/17/2020 Normal
Port of Freeport Update02/17/2020 Normal
Houston Ship Channel closed 1645/16 Feb acct fog02/16/2020 Normal
Port of Freeport Update02/16/2020 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update 02/16/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/16/2020 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update02/16/2020 Normal
Houston Ship Channel update02/16/2020 Normal
Galveston/Texas City Channel Update02/16/2020 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update02/16/2020 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update 02/16/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/15/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/14/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/13/2020 Normal
Houston Ship Channel opened to all traffic 1117/12 Feb02/12/2020 Normal
Galveston/Texas City Channel Update02/12/2020 Normal
Houston Ship Channel opened to all traffic approx 1155/12 Feb02/12/2020 Normal
Houston Ship Channel opened 1000/12 Feb to outbound traffic02/12/2020 Normal
Port of Freeport 02/12/2020 Normal
Houston Ship Channel remains closed acct fog02/12/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/12/2020 Normal
Port of Freeport - Update02/11/2020 Normal
Houston Ship Channel closed 1213/11 Feb - acct fog02/11/2020 Normal
Houston Ship Channel update 02/11/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/11/2020 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update 02/11/2020 Normal
Freeport Update 02/10/2020 Normal
HSC Update 02/10/2020 Normal
Houston Ship Channel opened to outbound traffic 0930/10 Feb 2020 02/10/2020 Normal
Galveston/Texas City Channel Update02/10/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/10/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update Correction 02/10/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 2nd Correction 02/10/2020 Normal
Houston Ship Channel closed to all traffic 0100/10 Feb 2020 02/10/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/09/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/08/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/07/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/06/2020 Normal
Mariner Guide02/06/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/05/2020 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update 02/05/2020 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update 02/05/2020 Normal
Freeport Update 02/05/2020 Normal
Freeport Update 02/05/2020 Normal
Freeport Update 02/05/2020 Normal
Shell Deer Park Maximum draft change02/04/2020 High
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/04/2020 Normal
Novel Coronavirus 02/03/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/03/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/02/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/01/2020 Normal

 Daily Port Update

Subject:Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update
Date:Monday, February 03, 2020
Priority:Normal
Notice:

 

February 03, 2020            Monday

 

 

                

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

 

 

NOAA Weather

GMZ300-032215-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

355 AM CST Mon Feb 3 2020

 

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

Strengthening south winds and rising seas can be expected through

Tuesday. Periods of showers and possible thunderstorms can be

expected beginning Monday afternoon or evening. Strong and gusty

southerly winds will be in place tonight over the Gulf waters.

Winds and seas could come down a little Tuesday and Tuesday night

but they will increase again with winds shifting to the north and

northwest on Wednesday morning after a cold front moves through

the area. Before the front arrives sea fog could develop beginning

Tuesday afternoon or early Tuesday evening. After the cold front

passes fog will end. Moderate to strong offshore flow in the wake

of the front will rebuild seas.

 

$$

 

 

Houston // Open to all vessel traffic

 

Galveston / Texas City // Open to all vessel traffic

 

Freeport // Open to all vessel traffic

 

 

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">Monday

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently    67° F

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  29.94 in / 1014.4 mb

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Visibility       10 miles

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently     68° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High            69° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity      78%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer   29.98 in / 1015.2 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint     61° 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    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 16 mph

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently     68° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low             67° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity      81%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer   29.95 in / 1014.2 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint     62° 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     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 17 mph, Gusts up to 25 mph

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black;background:white">A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 75. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 8pm. Cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Tuesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Increasing clouds, with a low around 56. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north after midnight.

Wednesday: Showers likely before noon, then a chance of rain after noon. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a temperature falling to around 50 by 5pm. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

Wednesday Night: A 40 percent chance of rain. Increasing clouds, with a low around 37.

Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 53.

Thursday Night: Clear, with a low around 41.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 67.

Friday Night: Clear, with a low around 53.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 71.

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

Sunday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69.<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Isolated showers after 11am. Cloudy, with a high near 69. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers before midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 64. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Patchy fog after 5pm. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Patchy fog. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. South wind 10 to 15 mph.

Wednesday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before noon, then a chance of showers. Patchy fog before noon. Otherwise, cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a temperature falling to around 55 by 5pm. Breezy, with a south wind 10 to 20 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

Wednesday Night: A 50 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. Breezy.

Thursday: A 20 percent chance of rain before 9am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 55.

Thursday Night: Clear, with a low around 49.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 65.

Friday Night: Clear, with a low around 58.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 68.

Saturday Night: Clear, with a low around 57.

Sunday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 65.<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black;background:white">Isolated showers after 11am. Cloudy, with a high near 71. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers before 10pm. Cloudy, with a low around 67. Breezy, with a south wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Tuesday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Patchy fog. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. South wind 10 to 15 mph.

Wednesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Patchy fog before noon. Otherwise, cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a temperature falling to around 54 by 5pm. South wind 5 to 15 mph becoming northwest in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

Wednesday Night: A 40 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39.

Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 56.

Thursday Night: Clear, with a low around 45.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 66.

Friday Night: Clear, with a low around 56.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 70.

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

Sunday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 67.<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

 

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Wind Advisory

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">400 AM CST Mon Feb 3 2020

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black"> 

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">TXZ176-177-195>199-210>213-226-227-235>237-335>337-436-031800-

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">/O.NEW.KHGX.WI.Y.0001.200203T1500Z-200204T0000Z/

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">Madison-Walker-Burleson-Brazos-Washington-Grimes-Montgomery-

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">Colorado-Austin-Waller-Inland Harris-Wharton-Fort Bend-

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">Inland Jackson-Inland Matagorda-Inland Brazoria-Coastal Jackson-

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">Coastal Matagorda-Coastal Brazoria-Matagorda Islands-

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">Including the cities of Madisonville, Huntsville, Caldwell,

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">Somerville, College Station, Bryan, Brenham, Navasota, Conroe,

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">The Woodlands, Columbus, Eagle Lake, Weimar, Sealy, Bellville,

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">Hempstead, Prairie View, Brookshire, Waller, Houston, El Campo,

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">Wharton, Missouri City, Mission Bend, Sugar Land, Rosenberg,

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">First Colony, Pecan Grove, Edna, Ganado, Bay City, Pearland,

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">Alvin, Angleton, Palacios, Lake Jackson, Freeport, and Clute

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">400 AM CST Mon Feb 3 2020

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black"> 

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM THIS MORNING TO 6 PM CST

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">THIS EVENING...

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black"> 

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">* WHAT...South winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts of 30 to 35 mph

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">  expected.

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black"> 

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">* WHERE...Portions of south central and southeast Texas.

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black"> 

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">* WHEN...From 9 AM this morning to 6 PM CST this evening.

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black"> 

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">* IMPACTS...Gusty winds could blow around unsecured objects.

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">  Tree limbs could be blown down and a few power outages may

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">  result.

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black"> 

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black"> 

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black"> 

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">Use extra caution when driving, especially if operating a high

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">profile vehicle. Secure outdoor objects.

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black"> 

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">&&

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black"> 

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">$$

 

 

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Maximum Deep Drafts - Houston / Galveston Bay

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">PORTS NOAA/NOS Water Levels (above MLLW) @ 0916 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0.0 ft Falling = 45’00”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0.0 ft Falling = 45’00”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0.3 ft Falling = 45’03”

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

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

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

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

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

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 0916 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 16 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">8 knots from SSE gusts to 10 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">17 knots from S gusts to 19 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 13 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">4 knots from SSW gusts to 15 knots

 

 

 

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif"> 

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

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

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

<span-family:"Calibri",sans-serif"> 

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New""> 

<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">

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New""> 

FZUS54 KHGX 030955

CWFHGX

 

Coastal Waters Forecast

National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX

355 AM CST Mon Feb 3 2020

 

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.

 

GMZ300-032215-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

355 AM CST Mon Feb 3 2020

 

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

Strengthening south winds and rising seas can be expected through

Tuesday. Periods of showers and possible thunderstorms can be

expected beginning Monday afternoon or evening. Strong and gusty

southerly winds will be in place tonight over the Gulf waters.

Winds and seas could come down a little Tuesday and Tuesday night

but they will increase again with winds shifting to the north and

northwest on Wednesday morning after a cold front moves through

the area. Before the front arrives sea fog could develop beginning

Tuesday afternoon or early Tuesday evening. After the cold front

passes fog will end. Moderate to strong offshore flow in the wake

of the front will rebuild seas.

 

$$

 

GMZ335-032215-

Galveston Bay-

355 AM CST Mon Feb 3 2020

 

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

A slight chance of showers in the late morning and early

afternoon. A chance of showers late.

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

choppy. A slight chance of showers.

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

choppy. A slight chance of showers. Patchy fog late in the

afternoon.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth.

Patchy fog. A chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms in the

late evening and overnight.

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

20 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters slightly choppy becoming

choppy in the afternoon. Patchy fog in the morning. Showers

likely early in the morning. Isolated thunderstorms in the

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

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters

choppy. A chance of rain.

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

choppy. A slight chance of rain early in the morning.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth.

.FRIDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest in the

afternoon. Bay waters smooth becoming smooth to slightly choppy

in the afternoon.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth.

 

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GMZ330-032215-

Matagorda Bay-

355 AM CST Mon Feb 3 2020

 

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM CST THIS MORNING

THROUGH THIS EVENING...

 

...Small Craft Should Exercise Caution this morning...

 

.TODAY...South winds near 15 knots increasing to near 20 knots and

gusty late this morning. Bay waters choppy to rough. A slight

chance of showers in the late morning and afternoon.

.TONIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to

15 knots after midnight. Bay waters choppy becoming slightly

choppy after midnight. A slight chance of showers in the evening.

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

choppy. Patchy fog late in the afternoon.

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

choppy. Patchy fog. A chance of showers and isolated

thunderstorms in the late evening and overnight.

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

chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms in the morning, then

a chance of rain in the afternoon.

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

A chance of rain.

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

15 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters choppy becoming slightly

choppy in the afternoon.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth.

.FRIDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest in the

afternoon. Bay waters smooth becoming smooth to slightly choppy

in the afternoon.

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

choppy.

 

$$

 

GMZ350-355-032215-

Coastal waters from Freeport to Matagorda Ship Channel TX out

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

355 AM CST Mon Feb 3 2020

 

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

 

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

occasional seas up to 7 feet. A slight chance of showers in the

late morning and afternoon.

.TONIGHT...South winds 15 to 25 knots becoming 15 to 20 knots

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

8 feet. A slight chance of showers early in the evening.

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

occasional seas up to 7 feet. A slight chance of showers in the

late morning and afternoon. Patchy fog in the afternoon.

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

Patchy fog. A chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms in the

late evening and overnight.

.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet

with occasional seas up to 7 feet. Patchy fog in the morning.

Isolated thunderstorms in the morning. A chance of showers.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Seas 3 to

5 feet. A chance of rain.

.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming 15 to

20 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 2 to

3 feet in the afternoon. A slight chance of rain early in the

morning.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

.FRIDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest in the

afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

 

$$

 

GMZ370-375-032215-

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-

355 AM CST Mon Feb 3 2020

 

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

 

.TODAY...South winds 15 to 25 knots. Seas 6 to 8 feet with

occasional seas up to 10 feet. A slight chance of showers in the

late morning and afternoon.

.TONIGHT...South winds 20 to 30 knots and gusty. Seas 6 to 9 feet

with occasional seas up to 11 feet. A slight chance of showers

early in the evening.

.TUESDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 6 to 9 feet with

occasional seas up to 11 feet.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to

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

to 8 feet. A slight chance of showers in the late evening and

early morning. Isolated thunderstorms in the late evening and

overnight. A chance of showers late.

.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest in the

afternoon. Seas 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet

building to 7 to 9 feet with occasional seas up to 11 feet in the

afternoon. Patchy fog early in the morning. A chance of showers

and isolated thunderstorms in the morning. A slight chance of

showers early in the afternoon, then a chance of rain late in the

afternoon.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 6 to 8 feet

with occasional seas up to 10 feet. A chance of rain.

.THURSDAY...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. A slight

chance of rain in the morning.

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

4 feet.

.FRIDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest in the

afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

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

 

$$

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NOAA Houston/Galveston Weather<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">NOAA USGULF Offshore Waters Weather

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">KHOU WEATHER

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Galveston WEB Cams

https://www.galveston.com/webcams/

 

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Kemah WEB Cams

https://saltwater-recon.com/kemah-seabrook/

https://www.weatherbug.com/weather-camera/

 

 

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Baytown WEB Cams

https://www.weatherbug.com/weather-camera/   

https://www.meteoblue.com/en/weather/forecast/webcams/baytown_united-states-of-america_4672731

 

 

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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

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">40 feet/12.19 meters Bayport Channel <span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Please note the above information is based on the Corp of Engineers – Project draft for the Houston Ship Channel, if you have a question regarding deep draft in Houston Ship Channel or alongside a berth, please contact our operations department

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">HSC Air Drafts Restrictions

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Power Lines 

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Power Lines

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

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Jesse Jones

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Power Lines

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

197’ (Morgan’s Point)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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The Texas City Ship Channel is approximately 11 miles from GB Buoy

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">The ACOE project draft for the TXCSC is 45’00 FW at MLT from the GB BUOY to Valero Dock # 42, the channel above project draft is 40’00 FW at MLT.  The length on the final approach from the Houston, Galveston, Texas City tri-channel split is approximately 6 miles, the width is approximately a 400 ft bottom, the Turning Basin is approximately 4,200 ft long and 1,200 ft wide with a maximum deep draft of 45 ft FW at MLT, and is navigable day or night with no air draft restrictions.  Only TX City Docks with 45’00” maximum deep draft at MLT are TC # 41, & 42

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#051423">The Galveston Ship Channel is approximately    miles from GB Buoy <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:white">

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Port of Freeport is located three miles from deep water, the channel is 400 ft wide and ACOE project maximum deep draft at MLW is 45’00”.

 

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Army Corp of Engineers

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

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

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