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Houston Daily Conditions Report // Channel Deep Draft Update & Galveston Bay NOAA Weather Update 02/28/2013 Normal
Houston Daily Conditions Report 02/28/2013 Normal
Houston Daily Conditions Report // Channel Deep Draft Update & Galveston Bay NOAA Weather Update 02/27/2013 Normal
Houston Daily Conditions Report 02/27/2013 Normal
Houston Daily Conditions Report // Channel Deep Draft Update & Galveston Bay NOAA Weather Update 02/26/2013 Normal
Houston Daily Conditions Report 02/26/2013 Normal
Houston Daily Conditions Report // Channel Deep Draft Update & Galveston Bay NOAA Weather Update 02/25/2013 Normal
RE: Houston/Texas City/Galveston Ship Channel closure02/25/2013 Normal
FW: Houston Ship Channel reopens 1105 2/25/1302/25/2013 Normal
Houston Daily Conditions Report 02/25/2013 Normal
Houston/Texas City/Galveston Ship Channel closure02/25/2013 Normal
Houston Daily Conditions Report // Channel Deep Draft Update & Galveston Bay NOAA Weather Update 02/24/2013 Normal
Houston Daily Conditions Report 02/24/2013 Normal
Houston Daily Conditions Report // Channel Deep Draft Update & Galveston Bay NOAA Weather Update 02/23/2013 Normal
Houston Daily Conditions Report 02/23/2013 Normal
Houston Daily Conditions Report // Channel Deep Draft Update & Galveston Bay NOAA Weather Update 02/22/2013 Normal
FW: ExxonMobil Baytown Draft Update Effective February 22, 201302/22/2013 Normal
Houston Daily Conditions Report 02/22/2013 Normal
Houston Daily Conditions Report // Channel Deep Draft Update & Galveston Bay NOAA Weather Update - Correction02/21/2013 Normal
AT 1940 THE HOUSTON PILOTS REOPENED THE HSC TO TWO WAY TRAFFIC02/21/2013 Normal
HOUSTON SHIP CHANNEL CLOSED TO INBOUND TRAFFIC AT 1830, DUE TO WEATHER02/21/2013 Normal
Houston Daily Conditions Report 02/21/2013 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update02/21/2013 Normal
Galveston/Texas City Channel Update02/21/2013 Normal
Houston Daily Conditions Report // Channel Deep Draft Update & Galveston Bay NOAA Weather Update - Correction02/20/2013 Normal
FW: Houston Ship Channel is closed due to severe Weather 2/20/2013 @ 163002/20/2013 Normal
HoustonShip Channel Closed for Severe Weather 2/20/201302/20/2013 Normal
Houston Ship Channel is closed due to severe Weather 2/20/2013 @ 163002/20/2013 Normal
Houston Daily Conditions Report 02/20/2013 Normal
FW: Houston Daily Conditions Report // Channel Deep Draft Update & Galveston Bay NOAA Weather Update - Correction02/19/2013 Normal
Houston Daily Conditions Report // Channel Deep Draft Update & Galveston Bay NOAA Weather Update02/19/2013 Normal
Houston Daily Conditions Report 02/19/2013 Normal
Houston Daily Conditions Report // Channel Deep Draft Update & Galveston Bay NOAA Weather Update02/18/2013 Normal
Houston Daily Conditions Report 02/18/2013 Normal
Houston Daily Conditions Report // Channel Deep Draft Update & Galveston Bay NOAA Weather Update02/17/2013 Normal
Houston Daily Conditions Report 02/17/2013 Normal
Houston Daily Conditions Report // Channel Deep Draft Update & Galveston Bay NOAA Weather Update02/16/2013 Normal
Houston Daily Conditions Report 02/16/2013 Normal
Houston Daily Conditions Report // Channel Deep Draft Update & Galveston Bay NOAA Weather Update02/15/2013 Normal
Houston Daily Conditions Report 02/15/2013 Normal
Houston Daily Conditions Report // Channel Deep Draft Update & Galveston Bay NOAA Weather Update02/14/2013 Normal
Houston Daily Conditions Report 02/14/2013 Normal
Houston Daily Conditions Report // Channel Deep Draft Update & Galveston Bay NOAA Weather Update02/13/2013 Normal
Houston Ship Channel - Slowbell @ Light Buoy 65 02/13/2013 Normal
Houston Daily Conditions Report 02/13/2013 Normal
Houston Daily Conditions Report // Channel Deep Draft Update & Galveston Bay NOAA Weather Update02/12/2013 Normal
HSC Traffic Update02/12/2013 Normal
HSC Traffic Update02/12/2013 Normal
VTS Houston/Galveston Notification: Re-opening of the Houston Ship Channel at LT 78 // however still closed due to fog 02/12/2013 Normal
Houston Daily Conditions Report 02/12/2013 Normal
FW: Houston Ship Channel Closure 0910 2/12/1302/12/2013 Normal
Houston Daily Conditions Report // Channel Deep Draft Update & Galveston Bay NOAA Weather Update02/11/2013 Normal
VTS Houston/Galveston Notification: CLOSURE ON THE HOUSTON SHIP CHANNEL02/11/2013 Normal
VTS Houston/Galveston Notification: CANCELLATION OF CLOSURE ON THE HOUSTON SHIP CHANNEL02/11/2013 Normal
Houston Daily Conditions Report 02/11/2013 Normal
VTS Houston/Galveston Notification: CLOSURE ON THE HOUSTON SHIP CHANNEL02/10/2013 Normal
Houston Daily Conditions Report // Channel Deep Draft Update & Galveston Bay NOAA Weather Update02/10/2013 Normal
Houston Daily Conditions Report 02/10/2013 Normal
Houston Daily Conditions Report // Channel Deep Draft Update & Galveston Bay NOAA Weather Update02/09/2013 Normal
Houston Daily Conditions Report 02/09/2013 Normal
Houston Daily Conditions Report // Channel Deep Draft Update & Galveston Bay NOAA Weather Update02/09/2013 Normal
Houston Daily Conditions Report 02/08/2013 Normal
Houston Daily Conditions Report // Channel Deep Draft Update & Galveston Bay NOAA Weather Update02/07/2013 Normal
Condition Yellow - Dense Fog - WGMA Barbours Cut and Bayport02/07/2013 Normal
StormWatch Threat Assessment for West Gulf Maritime Association -- WGMA Barbours Cut and Bayport02/07/2013 Normal
Houston Daily Conditions Report 02/07/2013 Normal
FW: Houston Ship Channel Will Open to 2 way Traffic 2/7/13 @ 0930 hrs02/07/2013 Normal
HSC Update - LIMITED RESUMED BOARDINGS02/06/2013 Normal
FW: HOUSTON PILOTS SUSPEND BOARDING - 1725HRS - 06 FEB 13 DUE TO FOG02/06/2013 Normal
Houston Daily Conditions Report // Channel Deep Draft Update & Galveston Bay NOAA Weather Update02/06/2013 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Closure 02/06/2013 High
Houston Ship Channel is open to two way traffic // Correction02/06/2013 Normal
Houston Ship Channel is open to two way traffic.02/06/2013 Normal
Condition Yellow - Dense Fog - WGMA Barbours Cut and Bayport02/06/2013 Normal
Houston Ship Channel open at 1015 for outbound traffic only02/06/2013 Normal
Houston Daily Conditions Report 02/06/2013 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Closed 02/06/2013 Normal
GALVESTON/TEXAS CITY PILOTS SUSPENDED BOARDINGS ACCOUNT DENSE FOG02/06/2013 Normal
Houston ship channel open to inbound traffic at 190502/05/2013 Normal
Houston Daily Conditions Report // Channel Deep Draft Update & Galveston Bay NOAA Weather Update02/05/2013 Normal
FW: Houston ship channel open to inbound traffic at 1905/5th02/05/2013 Normal
Houston Ship Channel delays due to fog02/05/2013 Normal
FW: HOUSTON PILOTS SUSPEND BOARDINGS - 1530/5TH DUE TO FOG02/05/2013 Normal
Houston Ship Channel delays due to fog02/05/2013 Normal
Houston Ship Channel - Open to 2 way traffic @ 1140 hrs 5th Feb 02/05/2013 Normal
Houston Daily Conditions Report 02/05/2013 Normal
Houston Ship Channel closure02/05/2013 Normal
FW: HOUSTON PILOTS SUSPEND BOARDINGS @ 0205/5TH DUE TO FOG02/05/2013 Normal
Houston Daily Conditions Report // Channel Deep Draft Update & Galveston Bay NOAA Weather Update02/04/2013 Normal
Condition Yellow - Dense Fog - WGMA Barbours Cut and Bayport02/04/2013 Normal
Houston Daily Conditions Report 02/04/2013 Normal
Houston Daily Conditions Report // Channel Deep Draft Update & Galveston Bay NOAA Weather Update02/03/2013 Normal
VTS Houston/Galveston Notification: - HSC. Oiltanking to Shell Deer Park02/03/2013 Normal
Houston Daily Conditions Report 02/03/2013 Normal
Houston Daily Conditions Report // Channel Deep Draft Update & Galveston Bay NOAA Weather Update02/02/2013 Normal
USMX-ILA TENTATIVE MASTER CONTRACT AGREEMENT REACHED02/02/2013 Normal
Houston Daily Conditions Report 02/02/2013 Normal
Houston Daily Conditions Report // Channel Deep Draft Update & Galveston Bay NOAA Weather Update02/01/2013 Normal
Houston Daily Conditions Report 02/01/2013 Normal

 Daily Port Update

Subject:Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update
Date:Friday, February 07, 2020
Priority:Normal
Notice:

 

February 07, 2020            Friday

 

 

                

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

 

 

Cold front moved through our area Wednesday afternoon and pushed considerable amount of water from Galveston Bay.  Presently maximum deep draft vessels may incur delays due to less than project maximum draft in Houston Ship Channel.  

 

 

NOAA Weather

GMZ300-072230-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

347 AM CST Fri Feb 7 2020

 

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

While the flow has weakened overnight, moderate southwesterly flow

is expected to return today with winds in the 15 to 20 kt range. So

caution flags have been issued for Matagorda Bay and for the Gulf

waters out from Matagorda Bay beginning in the late morning through

the afternoon. Onshore flow returns over the weekend and into next

week ahead of the next approaching disturbance. While exact

details are unknown at the moment, the associated cold front is

timed to pass over the local waters late Tuesday.

 

$$

 

 

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 // Open to all vessel traffic

 

02/04

 

2316       Inbound vessel traffic suspended – due to fog

 

02/05

 

0700       All vessel traffic resumed

0852       All vessel traffic suspended – due to fog

1115       All vessel traffic resumed

 

 

 

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">Friday

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently    50° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low            50° 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    52%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  29.96 in / 1014.9 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint    33° 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    46° F

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

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

<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     58° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low             57° 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      62%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer   29.99 in / 1015.4 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       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     SW 8 mph

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

<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     53° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low             55° F

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer   29.98 in / 1015.1 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint     43° 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      51° F

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

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Sunny, with a high near 70. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 50. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 69. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph in the morning.

Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

Sunday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

Sunday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

Monday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a high near 73. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Monday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 58.

Tuesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 65.

Tuesday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 53.

Wednesday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a high near 63. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

Wednesday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 52.

Thursday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 63.<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Sunny, with a high near 65. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 57. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable after midnight.

Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 66. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.

Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers after noon. Patchy fog after noon. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. Southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Sunday Night: Showers likely, mainly after midnight. Patchy fog. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

Monday: Showers likely, mainly before noon. Areas of fog. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers. Areas of fog. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 61.

Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 65.

Tuesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 56.

Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 65. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Wednesday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 56.

Thursday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 63.<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;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Sunny, with a high near 68. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Tonight: Patchy fog after 4am. Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 55. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight.

Saturday: Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 69. Light east wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Southeast wind around 10 mph.

Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after noon. Patchy fog after noon. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Sunday Night: Showers likely, mainly after midnight. Patchy fog. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Monday: A 50 percent chance of showers. Areas of fog. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 72.

Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers. Areas of fog. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 60.

Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 67.

Tuesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 56.

Wednesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 65.

Wednesday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 54.

Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 64.<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) @ 0948 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:red">-0.9 ft Falling = 44’03”

<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">-1.2 ft Steady = 43’10”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:red">-0.9 ft Steady = 44’03”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:red">-1.0 ft Rising = 44’00”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:red">-1.2 ft Rising = 43’10”

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 0948 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">8 knots from SSW gusts to 14 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">6 knots from SSW gusts to 11 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">7 knots from SSW gusts to 9 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">9 knots from WSW gusts to 11 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">5 knots from SW gusts to 9 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 070947

CWFHGX

 

Coastal Waters Forecast

National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX

347 AM CST Fri Feb 7 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.

 

GMZ300-072230-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

347 AM CST Fri Feb 7 2020

 

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

While the flow has weakened overnight, moderate southwesterly flow

is expected to return today with winds in the 15 to 20 kt range. So

caution flags have been issued for Matagorda Bay and for the Gulf

waters out from Matagorda Bay beginning in the late morning through

the afternoon. Onshore flow returns over the weekend and into next

week ahead of the next approaching disturbance. While exact

details are unknown at the moment, the associated cold front is

timed to pass over the local waters late Tuesday.

 

$$

 

GMZ335-072230-

Galveston Bay-

347 AM CST Fri Feb 7 2020

 

...LOW WATER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM THIS MORNING TO 3 PM

CST THIS AFTERNOON...

 

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

choppy.

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north after

midnight. Bay waters smooth.

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

the afternoon. Bay waters smooth becoming smooth to slightly

choppy in the afternoon.

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

slightly choppy.

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

choppy. Patchy fog in the late morning and afternoon. A chance of

showers in the late morning and afternoon.

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

choppy. Patchy fog in the evening. Areas of fog after midnight.

Showers likely.

.MONDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth. Areas of

fog. Showers likely until late afternoon. A chance of showers

late in the afternoon.

.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds around 5 knots becoming east after

midnight. Bay waters smooth. Areas of fog in the evening. Patchy

fog after midnight. A chance of showers. Isolated thunderstorms

late.

.TUESDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth. A

chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters

slightly choppy. A chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms.

 

$$

 

GMZ330-072230-

Matagorda Bay-

347 AM CST Fri Feb 7 2020

 

...Small Craft Should Exercise Caution...

 

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

15 knots in the late afternoon. Bay waters choppy becoming

slightly choppy in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...South winds around 10 knots becoming east after

midnight. Bay waters smooth to slightly choppy becoming smooth

after midnight. Patchy fog late.

.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to

15 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters smooth becoming slightly

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

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

slightly choppy. A chance of showers late.

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

choppy. A chance of showers. Patchy fog in the late morning and

afternoon.

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

choppy. Patchy fog early in the evening. Areas of fog in the late

evening and overnight. A chance of showers.

.MONDAY...South winds around 10 knots becoming southeast in the

afternoon. Bay waters smooth to slightly choppy becoming smooth

in the afternoon. Areas of fog. A chance of showers.

.MONDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth.

Areas of fog in the evening. Patchy fog after midnight. A chance

of showers. Isolated thunderstorms late.

.TUESDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to

15 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters smooth becoming slightly

choppy in the afternoon. A chance of showers and isolated

thunderstorms.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters

slightly choppy. A chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms.

 

$$

 

GMZ355-072230-

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

347 AM CST Fri Feb 7 2020

 

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

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds around 10 knots becoming northwest

after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

.SATURDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to

4 feet.

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

slight chance of showers early in the morning. A chance of

showers in the late morning and afternoon. Patchy fog in the late

morning and afternoon.

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

Patchy fog early in the evening. Areas of fog in the late evening

and overnight. A chance of showers in the evening. Showers likely

after midnight, then a chance of showers late.

.MONDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Areas of

fog. A chance of showers.

.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds around 5 knots becoming southeast

after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Areas of fog in the evening.

Patchy fog after midnight. A chance of showers. Isolated

thunderstorms late.

.TUESDAY...Northeast winds around 5 knots increasing to 10 to

15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A chance of showers

and isolated thunderstorms.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to

5 feet. A chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms.

 

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GMZ350-072230-

Coastal waters from Freeport to Matagorda Ship Channel TX out

20 NM-

347 AM CST Fri Feb 7 2020

 

...Small Craft Should Exercise Caution...

 

.TODAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

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

fog late.

.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to

15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

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

4 feet. A slight chance of showers late.

.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet with

occasional seas up to 6 feet. A slight chance of showers early in

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

afternoon. Patchy fog in the late morning and afternoon.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet with

occasional seas up to 6 feet. Patchy fog early in the evening.

Areas of fog in the late evening and overnight. A chance of

showers.

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

10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Areas of fog. A

chance of showers.

.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast after

midnight. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Areas of fog in the evening. Patchy

fog after midnight. A chance of showers. Isolated thunderstorms

late.

.TUESDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to

15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A chance of showers

and isolated thunderstorms.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to

5 feet. A chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms.

 

$$

 

GMZ375-072230-

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

347 AM CST Fri Feb 7 2020

 

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

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.

.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to

15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 feet. A slight chance of

showers in the late morning and early afternoon.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to

5 feet.

.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with

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

thunderstorms in the late morning and afternoon.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming south

10 to 15 knots after midnight. Seas 5 to 6 feet with occasional

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

thunderstorms.

.MONDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with

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

thunderstorms.

.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A

chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms.

.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast 10 to

15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A chance of showers

and isolated thunderstorms.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming east

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

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

thunderstorms.

 

$$

 

GMZ370-072230-

Waters from Freeport to Matagorda Ship Channel TX from 20 to

60 NM-

347 AM CST Fri Feb 7 2020

 

...Small Craft Should Exercise Caution...

 

.TODAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

.TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.

.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to

5 feet. A slight chance of showers late.

.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 6 feet with

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

morning. Isolated thunderstorms in the late morning and

afternoon. A chance of showers in the afternoon.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming south

10 to 15 knots after midnight. Seas 5 to 6 feet with occasional

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

thunderstorms.

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

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

up to 7 feet. A chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms.

.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 4 feet. A

slight chance of showers until early morning. Isolated

thunderstorms. A chance of showers late.

.TUESDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast 10 to

15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 5 feet with occasional seas

up to 6 feet. A chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 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">

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

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

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

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

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

<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)

Air drafts clearances are based on MHW // Vessels should allow an additional 10 feet clearance for the Power Lines<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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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.