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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:Tuesday, February 04, 2020
Priority:Normal
Notice:

 

 

February 04, 2020            Tuesday

 

 

                

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

 

 

NOAA Weather

GMZ300-042230-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

317 AM CST Tue Feb 4 2020

 

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

Strong onshore winds will gradually diminish later today as strong

low pressure moves toward the mid Mississippi valley. The low

will drag a cold front into Texas and this feature will cross the

coast early Wednesday. Some fog could develop Tuesday night

through early Wednesday morning before the front moves through.

Moderate to strong offshore winds will develop in the wake of the

front.

 

$$

 

 

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">Tuesday

<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    78° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High           78° 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  29.83 in / 1010.4 mb

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Visibility        8 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 9 mph

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

<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     69° F

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity      87%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer   29.85 in / 1010.7 mb

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Visibility         2.5 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 6 mph

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

<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     69° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low             62° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity      87%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer   29.83 in / 1010.1 mb

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Visibility         6 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 8 mph

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">A 20 percent chance of showers after 5pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 4am. Cloudy, with a low around 56. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Wednesday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before noon, then a chance of showers. Cloudy, with a temperature falling to around 49 by 5pm. Northwest wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Wednesday Night: A 40 percent chance of rain, mainly after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Thursday: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 55. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

Thursday Night: Clear, with a low around 41.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 68.

Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 53.

Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 71.

Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 51.

Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 69.

Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57.

Monday: A 40 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 72.<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">Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. South wind around 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 chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1am. Patchy fog after 8pm. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 61. South wind 5 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.

Wednesday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before noon, then a chance of showers. Temperature falling to around 55 by 5pm. Windy, with a southeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming northwest 20 to 25 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of rain, mainly after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. Windy, with a northwest wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

Thursday: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 55. Breezy, with a northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Thursday Night: Clear, with a low around 50.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 65.

Friday Night: Clear, with a low around 58.

Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers after noon. Sunny, with a high near 67.

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

Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 65.

Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.

Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 67.<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">Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

Tonight: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1am. Patchy fog after 8pm. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Southeast wind 5 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.

Wednesday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before noon, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a temperature falling to around 54 by 5pm. Breezy, with a south wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest 15 to 20 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of rain, mainly after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. Breezy, with a northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 56. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Thursday Night: Clear, with a low around 46.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 67.

Friday Night: Clear, with a low around 56.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 69.

Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 55.

Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 67.

Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.

Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70.<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

 

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Beach Hazards Statement

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">Coastal Hazard 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">320 AM CST Tue Feb 4 2020

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

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">TXZ436>438-041730-

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">/O.CON.KHGX.BH.S.0002.000000T0000Z-200204T2100Z/

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

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">Galveston Island and Bolivar Peninsula-

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">320 AM CST Tue Feb 4 2020

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

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM CST THIS

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

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

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">* WHAT...Elevated and rough surf and a high risk of rip currents.

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

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">* WHERE...Matagorda Islands, Brazoria Islands and Galveston

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">  Island and Bolivar Peninsula Counties.

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

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">* WHEN...Through Tuesday afternoon.

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

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">* IMPACTS...Expect hazardous swimming conditions.

<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">Remain out of the water to avoid hazardous swimming conditions.

<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">$$

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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) @ 0840 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0.9 ft Falling = 45’09”

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0.5 ft Rising = 45’05”

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

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

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

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 0840 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">5 knots from S gusts to 10 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 10 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">6 knots from SSE gusts to 8 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2 knots from SSE gusts to 6 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 040917

CWFHGX

 

Coastal Waters Forecast

National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX

317 AM CST Tue Feb 4 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.

 

GMZ300-042230-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

317 AM CST Tue Feb 4 2020

 

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

Strong onshore winds will gradually diminish later today as strong

low pressure moves toward the mid Mississippi valley. The low

will drag a cold front into Texas and this feature will cross the

coast early Wednesday. Some fog could develop Tuesday night

through early Wednesday morning before the front moves through.

Moderate to strong offshore winds will develop in the wake of the

front.

 

$$

 

GMZ335-042230-

Galveston Bay-

317 AM CST Tue Feb 4 2020

 

...Small Craft Should Exercise Caution...

 

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

Bay waters choppy. A slight chance of showers.

.TONIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast after

midnight. Bay waters smooth. Patchy fog. A chance of showers in

the evening. Showers likely and isolated thunderstorms after

midnight.

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

25 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters choppy. Showers likely and

isolated thunderstorms early in the morning, then a chance of

showers in the late morning and afternoon.

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

choppy. A slight chance of rain early in the evening, then a

chance of rain in the late evening and overnight.

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

choppy.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters

smooth.

.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south in the

afternoon. Bay waters smooth becoming smooth to slightly choppy

in the afternoon.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to

10 knots after midnight. Bay waters slightly choppy becoming

smooth after midnight.

.SATURDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast in the

afternoon. Bay waters smooth. A slight chance of showers in the

late morning and afternoon.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth. A

slight chance of showers in the evening.

 

$$

 

GMZ330-042230-

Matagorda Bay-

317 AM CST Tue Feb 4 2020

 

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM CST THIS AFTERNOON...

 

.TODAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters choppy to rough.

A slight chance of showers late.

.TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southeast 5 to

10 knots after midnight. Bay waters slightly choppy becoming

smooth after midnight. Patchy fog. A chance of showers in the

evening. Showers likely and isolated thunderstorms after

midnight.

.WEDNESDAY...North winds 20 to 25 knots decreasing to 15 to

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

the afternoon. Showers likely and isolated thunderstorms early in

the morning, then a slight chance of showers in the late morning

and afternoon.

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

choppy. A slight chance of rain early in the evening, then a

chance of rain in the late evening and overnight.

.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 5 to

10 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters slightly choppy becoming

smooth in the afternoon.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters

smooth.

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

choppy.

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

choppy.

.SATURDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast in the

afternoon. Bay waters smooth.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth.

 

$$

 

GMZ350-355-042230-

Coastal waters from Freeport to Matagorda Ship Channel TX out

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

317 AM CST Tue Feb 4 2020

 

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM CST THIS AFTERNOON...

 

.TODAY...South winds 15 to 25 knots becoming 15 to 20 knots in

the afternoon. Seas 5 to 8 feet with occasional seas up to 9

feet. A slight chance of showers.

.TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southeast 5 to

10 knots after midnight. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas up

to 7 feet. Patchy fog. A slight chance of showers early in the

evening. A chance of showers in the late evening and overnight.

Isolated thunderstorms after midnight.

.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 20 to 25 knots becoming northwest in

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

6 feet. Isolated thunderstorms early in the morning. Showers

likely in the morning, then a slight chance of showers in the

afternoon.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 20 to 25 knots becoming 15 to

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

to 7 feet. A slight chance of rain early in the evening, then a

chance of rain in the late evening and overnight.

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

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

showers in the morning.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to

2 feet.

.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south in the

afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

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

.SATURDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast in the

afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet. A slight chance of showers late in

the afternoon.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to

15 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A slight chance of

showers in the evening.

 

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GMZ370-375-042230-

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-

317 AM CST Tue Feb 4 2020

 

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM CST THIS AFTERNOON...

 

.TODAY...South 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 6 to 8 feet with occasional seas up to

10 feet in the afternoon.

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

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

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

chance of showers after midnight. Isolated thunderstorms late.

.WEDNESDAY...South winds 20 to 25 knots becoming northwest in the

afternoon. Seas 6 to 7 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet.

Isolated thunderstorms early in the morning. A chance of showers

in the morning, then a slight chance of showers in the afternoon.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 5 to

7 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet. A slight chance of rain

early in the evening, then a chance of rain in the late evening

and overnight.

.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with

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

morning.

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

.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet with

occasional seas up to 6 feet.

.SATURDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southeast 5 to

10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A slight chance of

showers late in the afternoon.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A

slight chance of showers in the evening.

 

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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

 

 

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

<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">

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

<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

www.brazospilots.com

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NOAA

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