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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:Wednesday, February 05, 2020
Priority:Normal
Notice:

 

February 05, 2020            Wednesday

 

 

                

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

 

 

NOAA Weather

GMZ300-060515-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

1017 AM CST Wed Feb 5 2020

 

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

A cold front will cross the coastal waters this morning with a

moderate offshore flow developing. Winds will increase further

tonight and a Small Craft Advisory is in effect for the Gulf waters.

Winds will diminish on Thursday as high pressure builds  into South

Texas. Onshore winds will return Friday night and remain onshore

through the weekend. 

 

$$

 

 

Houston // Open to all vessel traffic

 

02/05

0645       All vessel traffic suspended – due to fog

0815       All vessel traffic resumed

 

 

Galveston / Texas City // Open to all vessel traffic

 

 

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

 

02/04

2316       Inbound vessel traffic suspended – due to fog

 

02/05

0852       All vessel traffic suspended – 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">Wednesday

<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    48° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low            37° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity    89%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  29.79 in / 1009.4 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint    45° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Visibility        3 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    42° F

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

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

<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     58° F

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity      83%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer   29.76 in / 1007.8 mb

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Visibility         1.5 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      N 16 mph

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

<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     58° F

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity      93%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer   29.76 in / 1007.8 mb

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Visibility         1.5 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         N 16 mph

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">A 30 percent chance of showers before noon. Cloudy, with a steady temperature around 52. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

Tonight: A slight chance of showers between 7pm and 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37. Northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Thursday: Partly sunny, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 54. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Thursday Night: Clear, with a low around 40. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable after midnight.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 68. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 51.

Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 70.

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

Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 72.

Sunday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.

Monday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76.

Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.

Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76.<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly before noon. Cloudy, with a temperature falling to around 54 by 4pm. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41. Breezy, with a northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

Thursday: Mostly cloudy through mid-morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 54. Breezy, with a northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

Thursday Night: Clear, with a low around 48. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 64. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

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

Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 65.

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

Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 67.

Sunday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.

Monday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Patchy fog. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 69.

Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Patchy fog. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.

Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Patchy fog. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 71.<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly before noon. Cloudy, with a temperature falling to around 54 by 4pm. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41. Breezy, with a northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

Thursday: Mostly cloudy through mid-morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 54. Breezy, with a northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

Thursday Night: Clear, with a low around 48. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 64. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

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

Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 65.

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

Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 67.

Sunday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.

Monday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Patchy fog. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 69.

Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Patchy fog. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.

Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Patchy fog. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 71.<span-size:10.0pt;font-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) @ 1024 hrs

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0.2 ft Steady = 45’02”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.0 ft Rising = 46’00”

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

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

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 1024 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">7 knots from NW 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">14 knots from NNW gusts to 18 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">10 knots from NW 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">16 knots from NNW gusts to 19 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">15 knots from NNW gusts to 17 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 051617

CWFHGX

 

Coastal Waters Forecast

National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX

1017 AM CST Wed Feb 5 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.

 

GMZ300-060515-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

1017 AM CST Wed Feb 5 2020

 

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

A cold front will cross the coastal waters this morning with a

moderate offshore flow developing. Winds will increase further

tonight and a Small Craft Advisory is in effect for the Gulf waters.

Winds will diminish on Thursday as high pressure builds  into South

Texas. Onshore winds will return Friday night and remain onshore

through the weekend. 

 

$$

 

GMZ335-060515-

Galveston Bay-

1017 AM CST Wed Feb 5 2020

 

...Small Craft Should Exercise Caution...

 

.REST OF TODAY...Northwest winds around 15 knots. Bay waters

slightly choppy. Patchy fog late in the morning. A chance of

thunderstorms, rain and drizzle late in the morning, then a slight

chance of thunderstorms and drizzle early in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters choppy. A

chance of rain and a slight chance of drizzle late in the

evening. A slight chance of rain after midnight.

.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters choppy.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest

around 5 knots after midnight. Bay waters slightly choppy

becoming smooth after midnight.

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

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

10 knots after midnight. Bay waters slightly choppy becoming

smooth after midnight. A slight chance of showers late.

.SATURDAY...Northwest winds around 5 knots becoming northeast in

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

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

.SUNDAY...Southeast 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 and isolated thunderstorms late in

the afternoon.

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

slightly choppy. A chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms.

Patchy fog late.

 

$$

 

GMZ330-060515-

Matagorda Bay-

1017 AM CST Wed Feb 5 2020

 

...Small Craft Should Exercise Caution...

 

.REST OF TODAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters choppy.

Patchy fog late in the morning.

.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters choppy. A

chance of drizzle early in the evening. A slight chance of

drizzle late in the evening.

.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 becoming southwest

after midnight. 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. A slight chance of showers late.

.SATURDAY...East winds around 5 knots becoming 5 to 10 knots in

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

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

smooth. A slight chance of showers late.

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

choppy. A slight chance of showers until late afternoon. Isolated

thunderstorms in the late morning and afternoon. A chance of

showers late in the afternoon.

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

slightly choppy. A chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms.

Patchy fog late.

 

$$

 

GMZ350-355-060515-

Coastal waters from Freeport to Matagorda Ship Channel TX out

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

1017 AM CST Wed Feb 5 2020

 

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM CST THIS EVENING

THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

 

...Small Craft Should Exercise Caution...

 

.REST OF TODAY...Northwest winds 20 to 25 knots decreasing to

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

seas up to 7 feet. Patchy fog late in the morning. A slight

chance of rain late in the morning. A slight chance of

thunderstorms and drizzle in the late morning and early

afternoon.

.TONIGHT...North winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest 20 to

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

to 7 feet. A chance of drizzle and rain late in the evening.

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

20 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 5 to

10 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

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

15 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 feet. A slight chance of

showers late.

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

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

.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. A

slight chance of showers until late afternoon. Isolated

thunderstorms in the afternoon. A chance of showers late in the

afternoon.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

A chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms. Patchy fog late.

 

$$

 

GMZ370-375-060515-

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-

1017 AM CST Wed Feb 5 2020

 

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM CST THIS EVENING

THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

 

...Small Craft Should Exercise Caution...

 

.REST OF TODAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest in

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

8 feet. Patchy fog in the late morning and early afternoon. A

chance of rain and thunderstorms in the late morning and early

afternoon. A slight chance of drizzle in the afternoon. A slight

chance of rain late in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...North winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest 20 to

25 knots after midnight. Seas 6 to 8 feet with occasional seas up

to 10 feet. A slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening. A

chance of drizzle and rain.

.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with

occasional seas up to 7 feet.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 5 to

10 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to

20 knots in the afternoon. 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. A slight chance of showers late.

.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east in the

afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet. A slight chance of showers.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to

4 feet.

.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A

slight chance of showers until late afternoon. A chance of

showers and isolated thunderstorms late in the afternoon.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet

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

isolated thunderstorms.

 

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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

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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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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-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

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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;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.