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Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/29/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/28/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/27/2020 Normal
Freeport Update 02/26/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/26/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/25/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/24/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/23/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/22/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/21/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/20/2020 Normal
Port of Freeport Update 02/19/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/19/2020 Normal
Galveston/Texas City Channel Update02/19/2020 Normal
Port of Freeport Update 02/18/2020 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update02/18/2020 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update02/18/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/18/2020 Normal
Houston Ship Channel update02/18/2020 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update 02/17/2020 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update 02/17/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/17/2020 Normal
Houston Ship Channel update02/17/2020 Normal
Galveston/Texas City Channel Update02/17/2020 Normal
Port of Freeport Update02/17/2020 Normal
Houston Ship Channel closed 1645/16 Feb acct fog02/16/2020 Normal
Port of Freeport Update02/16/2020 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update 02/16/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/16/2020 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update02/16/2020 Normal
Houston Ship Channel update02/16/2020 Normal
Galveston/Texas City Channel Update02/16/2020 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update02/16/2020 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update 02/16/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/15/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/14/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/13/2020 Normal
Houston Ship Channel opened to all traffic 1117/12 Feb02/12/2020 Normal
Galveston/Texas City Channel Update02/12/2020 Normal
Houston Ship Channel opened to all traffic approx 1155/12 Feb02/12/2020 Normal
Houston Ship Channel opened 1000/12 Feb to outbound traffic02/12/2020 Normal
Port of Freeport 02/12/2020 Normal
Houston Ship Channel remains closed acct fog02/12/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/12/2020 Normal
Port of Freeport - Update02/11/2020 Normal
Houston Ship Channel closed 1213/11 Feb - acct fog02/11/2020 Normal
Houston Ship Channel update 02/11/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/11/2020 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update 02/11/2020 Normal
Freeport Update 02/10/2020 Normal
HSC Update 02/10/2020 Normal
Houston Ship Channel opened to outbound traffic 0930/10 Feb 2020 02/10/2020 Normal
Galveston/Texas City Channel Update02/10/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/10/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update Correction 02/10/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 2nd Correction 02/10/2020 Normal
Houston Ship Channel closed to all traffic 0100/10 Feb 2020 02/10/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/09/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/08/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/07/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/06/2020 Normal
Mariner Guide02/06/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/05/2020 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update 02/05/2020 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update 02/05/2020 Normal
Freeport Update 02/05/2020 Normal
Freeport Update 02/05/2020 Normal
Freeport Update 02/05/2020 Normal
Shell Deer Park Maximum draft change02/04/2020 High
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/04/2020 Normal
Novel Coronavirus 02/03/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/03/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/02/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/01/2020 Normal

 Daily Port Update

Subject:Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update
Date:Saturday, February 15, 2020
Priority:Normal
Notice:

 

February 15, 2020            Saturday

 

 

                

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

 

 

NOAA Weather

GMZ300-152145-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

319 AM CST Sat Feb 15 2020

 

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

Winds are becoming increasingly onshore tonight, and should

persist for much of the weekend. Sunday may see winds become

briefly confused, but this will only be temporary. These winds

will bring an influx of warmer and more humid Gulf air, and the

development of marine fog will once again be possible from early

Sunday morning through Tuesday. A cold front should cross the

region late Tuesday with moderate to strong offshore flow through

Friday.

 

$$

 

 

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">Saturday

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently    52° 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           66° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  30.28 in / 1025.8 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint    41° 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    49° F

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer   30.29 in / 1025.8 mb

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind     N 10 mph

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer   30.27 in / 1025.1 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint     47° 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      50° F

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

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Partly sunny, with a high near 66. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 4am. Patchy fog after midnight. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable after midnight.

Sunday: Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 76. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming south in the afternoon.

Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. South wind around 5 mph.

Washington's Birthday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. South wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.

Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 76.

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

Wednesday: Showers likely, mainly after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 58. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Wednesday Night: Showers likely. Cloudy, with a low around 44. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

Thursday: Showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 50. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 43.

Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 56.<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">Mostly cloudy, with a high near 64. East wind around 10 mph.

Tonight: A chance of showers between 7pm and 5am. Patchy fog after 9pm. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 60. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

Sunday: A chance of light rain showers between 11am and 3pm. Patchy fog between 9am and noon. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 69. North wind around 5 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

Washington's Birthday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. South wind 10 to 15 mph.

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

Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72.

Tuesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57.

Wednesday: A 50 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 61. Breezy.

Wednesday Night: Showers likely. Cloudy, with a low around 48. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Thursday: Showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 53. Windy. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Thursday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 47. Windy.

Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 56. Breezy.<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">Partly sunny, with a high near 66. East wind around 10 mph.

Tonight: A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly between 1am and 5am. Patchy fog after midnight. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable after midnight.

Sunday: Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 72. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.

Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

Washington's Birthday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. South wind 5 to 15 mph.

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. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56.

Wednesday: A 50 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 61.

Wednesday Night: Showers likely. Cloudy, with a low around 47. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Thursday: Showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 53. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Thursday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 45. Breezy.

Friday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56.<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) @ 0856 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0.4 ft Rising = 45’04”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0.3 ft Falling = 45’03”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2.1 ft Rising = 47’01”

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

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

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

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 0856 hrs

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">10 knots from ENE gusts to 11 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">11 knots from NE gusts to 14 knots

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">4 knots from NE gusts to 5 knots

 

 

 

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<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;color:#1F497D">NOAA Weather Galveston Bay & Matagorda Bay

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FZUS54 KHGX 150919

CWFHGX

 

Coastal Waters Forecast

National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX

319 AM CST Sat Feb 15 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.

 

GMZ300-152145-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

319 AM CST Sat Feb 15 2020

 

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

Winds are becoming increasingly onshore tonight, and should

persist for much of the weekend. Sunday may see winds become

briefly confused, but this will only be temporary. These winds

will bring an influx of warmer and more humid Gulf air, and the

development of marine fog will once again be possible from early

Sunday morning through Tuesday. A cold front should cross the

region late Tuesday with moderate to strong offshore flow through

Friday.

 

$$

 

GMZ335-152145-

Galveston Bay-

319 AM CST Sat Feb 15 2020

 

.TODAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth.

.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west after

midnight. Bay waters smooth. Patchy fog. A slight chance of

showers early in the evening. A chance of showers in the late

evening and overnight.

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

afternoon. Bay waters smooth. Patchy fog.

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

Patchy fog and a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms late.

.MONDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth. A slight

chance of showers in the morning. A slight chance of

thunderstorms and a chance of showers in the afternoon.

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

slightly choppy. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms

after midnight. A chance of showers late.

.TUESDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth. A chance

of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.

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

10 to 15 knots after midnight. Bay waters smooth becoming

slightly choppy after midnight. A chance of showers.

.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to

20 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters slightly choppy becoming

choppy in the afternoon. A chance of showers until late

afternoon, then showers likely late in the afternoon.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots increasing to

20 to 25 knots after midnight. Bay waters choppy becoming rough

after midnight. Showers likely.

 

$$

 

GMZ330-152145-

Matagorda Bay-

319 AM CST Sat Feb 15 2020

 

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

chance of showers late.

.TONIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast after

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

late evening and early morning. Patchy fog in the late evening

and overnight.

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

afternoon. Bay waters smooth. Patchy fog.

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

Patchy fog.

.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 in

the late morning and afternoon.

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

slightly choppy. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms

late.

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

in the afternoon. Bay waters smooth to slightly choppy becoming

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

morning. A slight chance of thunderstorms. A chance of showers in

the late morning and afternoon.

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

slightly choppy. A chance of showers.

.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters choppy. A

chance of showers until late afternoon, then showers likely late

in the afternoon.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming 15 to

25 knots after midnight. Bay waters choppy. Showers likely.

 

$$

 

GMZ350-355-152145-

Coastal waters from Freeport to Matagorda Ship Channel TX out

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

319 AM CST Sat Feb 15 2020

 

.TODAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. A slight

chance of showers late.

.TONIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A slight

chance of showers in the evening. A chance of showers after

midnight, then a slight chance of showers late. Patchy fog in the

late evening and overnight.

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

afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Patchy fog. A chance of showers

early in the morning.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

Patchy fog.

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

chance of showers and thunderstorms.

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

slight chance of showers and thunderstorms late.

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

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

morning. A slight chance of thunderstorms. A chance of showers in

the afternoon.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to

15 to 20 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 feet. A chance of

showers.

.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming 15 to

25 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet. A chance of showers

until late afternoon, then showers likely late in the afternoon.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 20 to 25 knots becoming 20 to

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

to 7 feet. Showers likely.

 

$$

 

GMZ370-375-152145-

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-

319 AM CST Sat Feb 15 2020

 

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

chance of showers late.

.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south after

midnight. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A slight chance of showers in the

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

late evening and overnight.

.SUNDAY...North winds around 5 knots becoming east in the

afternoon. Seas 3 feet. A slight chance of showers. Patchy fog.

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

after midnight. Seas 3 feet.

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

.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.

.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 and thunderstorms.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to

15 to 20 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 feet. A slight chance

of showers early in the evening, then a chance of showers in the

late evening and overnight.

.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming 15 to

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

up to 7 feet. A chance of showers until late afternoon, then

showers likely late in the afternoon.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 20 to 25 knots increasing to

25 to 30 knots after midnight. Seas 6 to 7 feet with occasional

seas up to 8 feet building to 7 to 9 feet with occasional seas up

to 11 feet after midnight. Showers likely.

 

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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

http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/text/MIAOFFNT4.shtml<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#1F497D">

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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

 

 

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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 

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

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Jesse Jones

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Sidney Sherman

197’ (Morgan’s Point)

197’ (below Fred Hartman Bridge – Baytown)<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">175' (Baytown/LaPorte Bridge)

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">197’ (Battleship Texas)

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">175' (Beltway 8 Bridge)

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">197’ (Power Plant)

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">135' (Loop 610 Bridge)

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

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

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The Texas City Ship Channel is approximately 11 miles from GB Buoy

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">The ACOE project draft for the TXCSC is 45’00 FW at MLT from the GB BUOY to Valero Dock # 42, the channel above project draft is 40’00 FW at MLT.  The length on the final approach from the Houston, Galveston, Texas City tri-channel split is approximately 6 miles, the width is approximately a 400 ft bottom, the Turning Basin is approximately 4,200 ft long and 1,200 ft wide with a maximum deep draft of 45 ft FW at MLT, and is navigable day or night with no air draft restrictions.  Only TX City Docks with 45’00” maximum deep draft at MLT are TC # 41, & 42

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

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

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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

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

http://www.swg.usace.army.mil/Missions/Navigation.aspx<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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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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National Data Buoy Center

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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.