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Upcoming Closure for the Houston Ship Channel02/28/2004 Normal
Daily Conditions Update02/27/2004 Normal
DAILY CONDITIONS UPDATE02/26/2004 Normal
DAILY CONDITIONS UPDATE02/25/2004 Normal
DAILY CONDITIONS UPDATE02/24/2004 Normal
DAILY CONDITIONS UPDATE02/23/2004 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Closure02/23/2004 Normal
DAILY CONDITIONS UPDATE02/20/2004 Normal
DAILY CONDITIONS UPDATE02/19/2004 Normal
DAILY CONDITIONS UPDATE02/18/2004 Normal
DAILY CONDITIONS UPDATE02/17/2004 Normal
DAILY CONDITIONS UPDATE02/12/2004 Normal
DAILY CONDITIONS UPDATE02/11/2004 Normal
DAILY CONDITIONS UPDATE02/10/2004 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Closure02/10/2004 Normal
DAILY CONDITIONS UPDATE02/09/2004 Normal
Area Maritime Security Committee Meeting Notes02/06/2004 Normal
DAILY CONDITIONS UPDATE02/06/2004 Normal
CHANNEL CLOSURE02/05/2004 Normal
DAILY CONDITIONS UPDATE02/05/2004 Normal
DAILY CONDITIONS UPDATE02/04/2004 Normal
DAILY CONDITIONS UPDATE02/03/2004 Normal
DAILY CONDITIONS UPDATE02/02/2004 Normal

 Daily Port Update

Subject:Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update
Date:Friday, February 14, 2020
Priority:Normal
Notice:

 

February 14, 2020            Friday

 

 

                

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

 

 

NOAA Weather

GMZ300-142115-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

256 AM CST Fri Feb 14 2020

 

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

Caution flags will remain posted across the coastal waters

overnight as a moderate to strong offshore flow persists. Wind

speeds are expected to taper off towards tonight. Winds will

become increasingly onshore this weekend. This will begin an

influx of warmer and more moist Gulf air, and the development of

marine fog will once again be possible from early Sunday,

persisting through Tuesday.

 

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Houston // Open to all vessel traffic

 

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

 

02/12

1000          Outbound vessel traffic only resumed

1117          Resumed inbound vessel traffic and remains open to outbound traffic

 

 

 

 

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

 

02/10

1615       All inbound traffic suspended – due to fog

 

02/11

1040       All vessel traffic suspended – due to fog

 

02/12

1030         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">A Few Clouds

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High           60° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  30.39 in / 1029.7 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint    34° 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    38° F

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High            58° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer   30.41 in / 1029.7 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint    36° 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     38° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind     N 21 mph, Gusts up to 25 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     41° 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            58° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity      86%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer   30.41 in / 1029.6 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint     37° 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      36° F

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

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Sunny, with a high near 60. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

Tonight: Clear, with a low around 43. East wind around 5 mph.

Saturday: A 10 percent chance of light rain showers after 3pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 65. East wind around 5 mph.

Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.

Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 74. Calm wind.

Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.

Washington's Birthday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77.

Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.

Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77.

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

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

Wednesday Night: Showers likely. Cloudy, with a low around 45. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Thursday: Showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 53. Chance of precipitation is 60%.<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 58. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Tonight: Clear, with a low around 53. East wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers after 4pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 64. East wind 10 to 15 mph.

Saturday Night: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 7pm. Cloudy, with a low around 59. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light northeast after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

Sunday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 67. North wind around 5 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.

Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.

Washington's Birthday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 7am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70.

Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.

Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 7am. Partly sunny, with a high near 72.

Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58.

Wednesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 62.

Wednesday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 49. Breezy.

Thursday: Showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 55. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 60%.<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 58. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 50. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

Saturday: A 10 percent chance of light rain showers after 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 65. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 58. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable after midnight.

Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. North wind around 5 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.

Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.

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

Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.

Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74.

Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57.

Wednesday: A 40 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 63.

Wednesday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 47. Breezy.

Thursday: Showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 55. Chance of precipitation is 60%.<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) @ 0752 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">-0.2 ft Rising = 44’10”

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.4 ft Rising = 46’04”

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 0752 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">5 knots from NE gusts to 7 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">9 knots from NNE gusts to 12 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">19 knots from NNE gusts to 23 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">18 knots from NE gusts to 22 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">8 knots from NE gusts to 16 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 140856

CWFHGX

 

Coastal Waters Forecast

National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX

256 AM CST Fri Feb 14 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.

 

GMZ300-142115-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

256 AM CST Fri Feb 14 2020

 

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

Caution flags will remain posted across the coastal waters

overnight as a moderate to strong offshore flow persists. Wind

speeds are expected to taper off towards tonight. Winds will

become increasingly onshore this weekend. This will begin an

influx of warmer and more moist Gulf air, and the development of

marine fog will once again be possible from early Sunday,

persisting through Tuesday.

 

$$

 

GMZ335-142115-

Galveston Bay-

256 AM CST Fri Feb 14 2020

 

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

choppy.

.TONIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly choppy.

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

slightly choppy. A slight chance of showers early in the

afternoon. A chance of showers and a slight chance of

thunderstorms late in the afternoon.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast

after midnight. Bay waters smooth. A chance of showers and a

slight chance of thunderstorms.

.SUNDAY...Northeast winds around 5 knots becoming southeast in

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

thunderstorms in the morning.

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

A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms late.

.MONDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots

in the afternoon. Bay waters smooth becoming slightly choppy in

the afternoon. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

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

choppy. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms late.

.TUESDAY...South winds around 10 knots. Bay waters smooth to

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

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

afternoon.

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

after midnight. Bay waters smooth becoming smooth to slightly

choppy after midnight. A chance of showers and a slight chance of

thunderstorms.

 

$$

 

GMZ330-142115-

Matagorda Bay-

256 AM CST Fri Feb 14 2020

 

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

choppy.

.TONIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to 10 knots

after midnight. Bay waters slightly choppy becoming smooth after

midnight.

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

chance of sprinkles in the afternoon.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast

after midnight. Bay waters smooth. A slight chance of showers and

thunderstorms.

.SUNDAY...Northeast winds around 5 knots becoming southeast in

the afternoon. Bay waters smooth.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south

after midnight. Bay waters smooth. A slight chance of showers and

thunderstorms late.

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

A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

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

choppy. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms late.

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

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

chance of thunderstorms. A chance of showers late in the

afternoon.

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

10 to 15 knots after midnight. Bay waters smooth becoming

slightly choppy after midnight. A chance of showers and a slight

chance of thunderstorms.

 

$$

 

GMZ350-355-142115-

Coastal waters from Freeport to Matagorda Ship Channel TX out

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

256 AM CST Fri Feb 14 2020

 

...Small Craft Should Exercise Caution...

 

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

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

.SATURDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to 10 knots

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

the afternoon. A slight chance of thunderstorms late in the

afternoon.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast

after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A chance of showers and a

slight chance of thunderstorms.

.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east in the

afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A slight chance of showers and

thunderstorms.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south

after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

.MONDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots

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

and thunderstorms in the morning.

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

slight chance of showers and thunderstorms late.

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

10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A slight chance of

showers until late afternoon. A slight chance of thunderstorms. A

chance of showers late in the afternoon.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northeast

after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A chance of showers and a

slight chance of thunderstorms.

 

$$

 

GMZ370-375-142115-

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-

256 AM CST Fri Feb 14 2020

 

...Small Craft Should Exercise Caution...

 

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

occasional seas up to 7 feet.

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

occasional seas up to 6 feet.

.SATURDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. A slight

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

showers early in the afternoon, then a chance of showers and a

slight chance of thunderstorms late in the afternoon.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east

after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A chance of showers and a

slight chance of thunderstorms.

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

showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south

after midnight. Seas 3 feet.

.MONDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 feet.

.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 feet. A slight

chance of showers and thunderstorms.

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

after midnight. Seas 3 feet. A chance of showers and a slight

chance of 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

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">

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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-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)

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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

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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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NOAA

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Notice posted on Friday, February 14, 2020

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.