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SubjectDatePriority
Daily Conditions Report02/29/2008 Normal
Daily Conditions Report02/28/2008 Normal
Daily Conditions Report02/27/2008 Normal
Daily Conditions Report02/26/2008 Normal
Galveston/Texas City Ship Channel Update02/25/2008 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update02/25/2008 Normal
Daily Conditions Report & *Houston Shipchannel Still Closed*02/25/2008 Normal
channel closure02/24/2008 Normal
Daily Conditions Report02/22/2008 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update *Opened to All Traffic*02/22/2008 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Closure 02/21/2008 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update *Open to Outbound Only*02/21/2008 Normal
HOUSTON SHIP CHANNEL CLOSURE02/21/2008 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update *Open to Inbound Only*02/21/2008 Normal
HOUSTON SHIP CHANNEL UPDATE02/21/2008 Normal
Daily Conditions Report & *Houston Shipchannel Closed*02/21/2008 Normal
HOUSTON SHIP CHANNEL CLOSURE02/21/2008 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update *Scheduled Closure*02/20/2008 Normal
Daily Conditions Report02/20/2008 Normal
Daily Conditions Report02/18/2008 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update02/17/2008 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Closure 02/16/2008 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update *To Re-Open to All Traffic*02/16/2008 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Closure 02/16/2008 Normal
Daily Conditions Report02/15/2008 Normal
Daily Conditions Report02/14/2008 Normal
Daily Conditions Report02/13/2008 Normal
Daily Conditions Report02/12/2008 Normal
HOUSTON SHIP CHANNEL UPDATE02/11/2008 Normal
HOUSTON SHIP CHANNEL UPDATE02/10/2008 Normal
HOUSTON SHIP CHANNEL CLOSURE02/10/2008 Normal
HOUSTON SHIP CHANNEL UPDATE02/10/2008 Normal
Daily Conditions Report02/08/2008 Normal
Daily Conditions Report02/07/2008 Normal
Daily Conditions Report02/06/2008 Normal
Galveston Texas City Fog Closure Times02/05/2008 Normal
U.S. Coast Guard Notice Regarding Navigational Equipment02/05/2008 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update *Open to Outbound Only*02/05/2008 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update *To Re-Open to Outbound Only*02/05/2008 Normal
Daily Conditions Report & *Houston Shipchannel Still Closed*02/05/2008 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Closure 02/04/2008 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update *Opened to All Traffic*02/04/2008 Normal
Daily Conditions Report02/04/2008 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Closure02/03/2008 Normal
Galveston/Texas City Channel Closure 02/03/2008 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Closure02/03/2008 Normal
Galveston/Texas City Channel Closure02/03/2008 Normal

 Daily Port Update

Subject:Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update
Date:Wednesday, February 12, 2020
Priority:Normal
Notice:

 

February 12, 2020            Wednesday

 

 

                

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

 

 

NOAA Weather

GMZ300-122215-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

355 AM CST Wed Feb 12 2020

 

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

Sea fog will continue this morning along the coast and in the

bays. A cold front should push off the coast tonight into Thursday

morning. This should end the potential for sea fog for a least a

few days. Northerly winds behind the front may require

cautions/advisories. Southerly winds return over the weekend with

an increase in moisture from the Gulf. This may support more sea

fog Saturday night into Sunday and again overnight Sunday into

Monday.

 

$$

 

 

Houston // Closed to all vessel traffic - due to fog

 

02/05

0645       All vessel traffic suspended – due to fog

0815       All vessel traffic resumed

 

02/09

2355         Outbound vessel traffic only // Inbound vessel traffic suspended – due to fog February 10, 2020 – Monday

 

02/10

0100       Inbound vessel traffic remains suspended // Outbound vessel traffic suspended – due to fog  

0930       Outbound vessel traffic resumed // Inbound vessel traffic remains suspended – due to fog

1415       Outbound vessel traffic suspended // Inbound vessel traffic remains suspended – due to fog

2130       Outbound vessel traffic resumed // Inbound vessel traffic remains suspended – due to fog

 

02/11

0630         Inbound vessel traffic only resumed

1213         Inbound vessel traffic suspended and outbound vessel traffic remains suspended – due to fog

 

52           Vessels set to proceed inbound

24           Vessels set to proceed outbound

  1           Vessel set to shift

 

 

 

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

 

0700       All vessel traffic resumed

0852       All vessel traffic suspended – due to fog

1115       All vessel traffic resumed

 

02/10

1615       All inbound traffic suspended – due to fog

 

02/11

1040         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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High           59° 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  29.82 in / 1010.2 mb

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Visibility        0.25 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      Calm

<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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity      97%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer   29.83 in / 1010.0 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint     66° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Visibility         1.0 miles

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low             48° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity      96%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer   29.82 in / 1009.6 mb

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Visibility          7 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 5 mph

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 1pm and 5pm. Areas of fog before 2pm. High near 59. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Tonight: Patchy fog between midnight and 5am. Otherwise, cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 45. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 57. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 40. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 59. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 46.

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

Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 59.

Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 73.

Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 63.

Washington's Birthday: A 30 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 77.

Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.

Tuesday: A 50 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 75.<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">A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 9am and 10am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 10am. Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a temperature falling to around 60 by 4pm. South wind 5 to 15 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

Tonight: Patchy fog between 1am and 5am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 51. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 57. Breezy, with a north wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 47. Northeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 59. Breezy, with a northeast wind 15 to 20 mph.

Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 54.

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

Saturday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 62.

Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before noon. Cloudy, with a high near 69.

Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 63.

Washington's Birthday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 71.

Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.

Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71.<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">Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 4pm. Areas of fog before 11am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a temperature falling to around 60 by 3pm. South wind 5 to 15 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

Tonight: Patchy fog between 1am and 5am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. Northwest wind around 10 mph.

Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 59. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 44. North wind around 10 mph.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 59. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

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

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

Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 60.

Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 71.

Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.

Washington's Birthday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73.

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

Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73.<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

 

<span-size:13.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">Dense Fog Advisory

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

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

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">458 AM CST Wed Feb 12 2020

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

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">TXZ214-236>238-313-335>338-436>438-121600-

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">/O.NEW.KHGX.FG.Y.0015.200212T1058Z-200212T1600Z/

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

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

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">Coastal Galveston-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">Including the cities of Winnie, Mont Belvieu, Anahuac, Stowell,

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">Old River-Winfree, Bay City, Pearland, Alvin, Angleton,

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">League City, Friendswood, Pasadena, Baytown, Palacios,

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">Lake Jackson, Freeport, Clute, Texas City, Dickinson, La Marque,

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

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">458 AM CST Wed Feb 12 2020

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

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CST THIS MORNING...

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

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">* WHAT...Visibility one quarter mile or less in dense fog.

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

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

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

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">* WHEN...Until 10 AM CST this morning.

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

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">* IMPACTS...Hazardous driving conditions due to low visibility.

<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">If driving, slow down, use your headlights, and leave plenty of

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">distance ahead of you.

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

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

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

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

 

 

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

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">PORTS NOAA/NOS Water Levels (above MLLW) @ 0715 hrs

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.2 ft Rising = 46’02”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.6 ft Rising = 46’06”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.8 ft Falling = 46’08”

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

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

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

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 0715 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">3 knots from SSE gusts to 5 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">4 knots from E gusts to 6 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">11 knots from S gusts to 13 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 SSE gusts to 18 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">10 knots from S gusts to 15 knots

 

 

 

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif"> 

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

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

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<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 120955

CWFHGX

 

Coastal Waters Forecast

National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX

355 AM CST Wed Feb 12 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.

 

GMZ300-122215-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

355 AM CST Wed Feb 12 2020

 

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

Sea fog will continue this morning along the coast and in the

bays. A cold front should push off the coast tonight into Thursday

morning. This should end the potential for sea fog for a least a

few days. Northerly winds behind the front may require

cautions/advisories. Southerly winds return over the weekend with

an increase in moisture from the Gulf. This may support more sea

fog Saturday night into Sunday and again overnight Sunday into

Monday.

 

$$

 

GMZ335-122215-

Galveston Bay-

355 AM CST Wed Feb 12 2020

 

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...

 

.TODAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest in the

afternoon. Bay waters slightly choppy. Patchy dense fog until

late afternoon. Showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.

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

choppy.

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

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

slightly choppy.

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

choppy.

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

choppy. A slight chance of showers late.

.SATURDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Bay waters smooth to

slightly choppy. A slight chance of showers until late afternoon,

then a chance of showers late in the afternoon.

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

smooth. A chance of showers.

.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth. A

slight chance of showers.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds around 10 knots. Bay waters smooth to

slightly choppy. A slight chance of showers.

 

$$

 

GMZ330-122215-

Matagorda Bay-

355 AM CST Wed Feb 12 2020

 

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...

 

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

choppy. Patchy dense fog in the morning. A chance of showers in

the morning. A slight chance of thunderstorms until late

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

.TONIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots

after midnight. Bay waters smooth becoming slightly choppy after

midnight.

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

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

choppy.

.FRIDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming east in the

afternoon. Bay waters slightly choppy.

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

10 knots after midnight. Bay waters slightly choppy becoming

smooth after midnight. A chance of showers late.

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

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

in the late morning and afternoon.

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

smooth. A slight chance of showers.

.SUNDAY...East winds around 5 knots becoming southeast in the

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

.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Bay waters

smooth to slightly choppy. A slight chance of showers in the

evening.

 

$$

 

GMZ350-355-122215-

Coastal waters from Freeport to Matagorda Ship Channel TX out

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

355 AM CST Wed Feb 12 2020

 

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...

 

.TODAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest in the

afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Patchy dense fog in the morning. A

chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.

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

20 knots after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 feet.

.THURSDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to

4 feet.

.FRIDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.

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

chance of showers late.

.SATURDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. A chance

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

afternoon.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to

3 feet. A chance of showers.

.SUNDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A chance of

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

the late morning and afternoon.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A

slight chance of showers in the evening.

 

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GMZ370-375-122215-

Waters from Freeport to Matagorda Ship Channel TX from 20 to

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

355 AM CST Wed Feb 12 2020

 

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

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

up to 6 feet. Patchy fog in the morning. A chance of showers

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

chance of showers in the late morning and afternoon.

.TONIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet with

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

thunderstorms early in the evening.

.THURSDAY...North 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.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to

6 feet with occasional seas up to 7 feet.

.FRIDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 6 feet with

occasional seas up to 7 feet.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with

occasional seas up to 7 feet. A chance of showers late.

.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet with

occasional seas up to 6 feet. A chance of showers in the morning,

then a slight chance of showers in the afternoon.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to

4 feet. A chance of showers.

.SUNDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 feet. A chance of

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

afternoon.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...South 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">

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

http://www.khou.com/weather/<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#1F497D">

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

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

 

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

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

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

 

 

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

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

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

 

 

Please visit our WEB Site<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif"> www.moranshipping.com<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif"> for port tide tables <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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

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

ACOE Project Depth for Houston Ship Channel<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#1F497D">

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<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">45 feet/13.72 meters up to Shell / Enterprise

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

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

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

<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)

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

http://www.swg.usace.army.mil/<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#1F497D">

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

http://www.houston-pilots.com/<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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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.