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

 Daily Port Update

Subject:Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update
Date:Wednesday, February 19, 2020
Priority:Normal
Notice:

February 19, 2020            Wednesday

 

 

 

                

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

 

 

NOAA Weather

GMZ300-192200-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

330 AM CST Wed Feb 19 2020

 

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

A cold front will continue to slowly move across the coastal waters.

Decreasing fog coverage can be expected behind the front. As strong

high pressure builds into the area from the north, look for strengthening

north winds and increasing seas beginning late tonight or early on Thursday.

Caution flags will likely be needed. Stronger north winds and rough

seas can be expected late Thursday afternoon through early Friday morning

with gale force wind gusts possible. Seas will come down and winds will

diminish and return to the southeast on Saturday. The next cold front

is expected late Sunday night or early Monday morning.

 

$$

 

 

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

1417       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

 

02/15

2350          All vessel traffic suspended – due to fog

 

02/16

1100           Outbound vessel traffic only resumed

1645           All vessel traffic suspended – due to fog

2330           Outbound vessel traffic resumed

 

02/17

0255           All vessel traffic suspended – due to fog

1300           Outbound vessel traffic only resumed 

1700           All vessel traffic suspended -  due to fog

 

02/18

1000          Outbound vessel traffic only resumed

1650          All vessel traffic suspended – due to fog

 

02/19

0255           All vessel traffic resumed

 

 

Present vessel traffic

51         Vessels ready to proceed inbound

   1        Vessels ready to proceed outbound

   8        Vessels ready to shift

 

 

Galveston / Texas City // Open to all vessel traffic

 

 

 

Freeport // Open to all vessel traffic

 

02/04

2316       Inbound vessel traffic suspended

 

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

 

02/16

0522       All vessel traffic suspended – due to fog

0554       All vessel traffic resumed

1432       All vessel traffic suspended – due to fog

2027       All vessel traffic resumed

 

02/17

0700       All vessel traffic suspended – due to fog

 

2/18

1245       All vessel traffic resumed

1617       All vessel traffic suspended – due to fog

1910         All vessel traffic resumed

2004        All vessel traffic suspended – due to fog

 

02/19

0200         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">Wednesday

<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    58° 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           60° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity    84%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  30.20 in / 1023.2 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint    53° 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      North 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">Overcast

<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             53° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity      90%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer   30.19 in / 1022.2 mb

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

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

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

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

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

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

Fog / Mist

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity      90%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer   30.19 in / 1022.2 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         5 miles

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind         N 14  mph

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black;background:white">A 30 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 60. Northeast wind around 5 mph.<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

Tonight: Showers. Low around 50. Northeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

Thursday: Showers. High near 53. North wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers before midnight. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 40. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 54. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 41.

Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 61.

Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53.

Sunday: Showers likely, mainly after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54.

Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 71.

Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53.

Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 69.<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">A 30 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 62. Northeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Tonight: Showers, mainly after midnight. Low around 53. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

Thursday: Showers. High near 57. Windy, with a north wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers before midnight. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 44. Windy, with a north wind around 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 54. Windy, with a northeast wind 20 to 25 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.

Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 48.

Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 60.

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

Sunday: A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 67.

Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57.

Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 66.

Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59.

Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 66.<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">A 30 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 61. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph.

Tonight: Showers, mainly after midnight. Low around 52. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

Thursday: Showers. High near 58. Breezy, with a north wind 10 to 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers before midnight. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 42. Breezy, with a north wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 55. Breezy, with a northeast wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

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

Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 62.

Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55.

Sunday: A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69.

Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55.

Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 67.

Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56.

Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68.<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) @ 0836 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0.5 ft Falling = 45’05”

<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">0.7 ft Falling = 45’07”

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

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

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

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

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 0836 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">6 knots from NE gusts to 10 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">9 knots from N 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 N gusts to 15 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 NNE gusts to 19 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">10 knots from NE gusts to 14 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 190930

CWFHGX

 

Coastal Waters Forecast

National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX

330 AM CST Wed Feb 19 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.

 

GMZ300-192200-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

330 AM CST Wed Feb 19 2020

 

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

A cold front will continue to slowly move across the coastal waters.

Decreasing fog coverage can be expected behind the front. As strong

high pressure builds into the area from the north, look for strengthening

north winds and increasing seas beginning late tonight or early on Thursday.

Caution flags will likely be needed. Stronger north winds and rough

seas can be expected late Thursday afternoon through early Friday morning

with gale force wind gusts possible. Seas will come down and winds will

diminish and return to the southeast on Saturday. The next cold front

is expected late Sunday night or early Monday morning.

 

$$

 

GMZ335-192200-

Galveston Bay-

330 AM CST Wed Feb 19 2020

 

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

Patchy fog possible in the morning. A chance of showers.

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

A chance of showers early in the evening, then showers in the late

evening and overnight.

.THURSDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots increasing to 20 to 25 knots

in the afternoon. Bay waters choppy becoming rough in the afternoon.

Showers.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...North winds 20 to 25 knots becoming northeast

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

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

.FRIDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to 15 knots

in the afternoon. Bay waters choppy becoming slightly choppy in the

afternoon.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 10 knots. Bay waters smooth

to slightly choppy.

.SATURDAY...East winds around 10 knots becoming southeast in the afternoon.

Bay waters smooth to slightly choppy.

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

to slightly choppy. A slight chance of showers in the late evening

and early morning. A chance of showers late.

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

A chance of showers.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west after midnight.

Bay waters slightly choppy becoming smooth to slightly choppy after

midnight. A chance of showers.

 

$$

 

GMZ330-192200-

Matagorda Bay-

330 AM CST Wed Feb 19 2020

 

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

Patchy fog possible in the morning. A chance of showers.

.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north after midnight.

Bay waters slightly choppy. A chance of showers early in the evening,

then showers in the late evening and overnight.

.THURSDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots increasing to 20 to 25 knots

in the afternoon. Bay waters choppy becoming rough in the afternoon.

Showers.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...North winds 20 to 25 knots decreasing to 15 to 20

knots after midnight. Bay waters rough becoming choppy after midnight.

A slight chance of showers in the evening.

.FRIDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to 15 knots

in the afternoon. Bay waters choppy becoming slightly choppy in the

afternoon.

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

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

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

choppy. A slight chance of showers in the late evening and early morning.

A chance of showers late.

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

A chance of showers.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds around 10 knots becoming west after midnight.

Bay waters smooth to slightly choppy becoming smooth after midnight.

A slight chance of showers in the late evening and overnight.

 

$$

 

GMZ350-355-192200-

Coastal waters from Freeport to Matagorda Ship Channel TX out

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

330 AM CST Wed Feb 19 2020

 

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE

THURSDAY NIGHT...

 

.TODAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Patchy

fog possible in the morning. A chance of showers.

.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots

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

evening, then showers in the late evening and overnight.

.THURSDAY...North winds 15 to 25 knots becoming 20 to 25 knots in the

afternoon. Wind gusts could approach gale force late in the afternoon.

Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to 7 feet. Showers.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 25 to 30 knots decreasing to 20 to

25 knots after midnight. Wind gusts could approach gale force. Seas

5 to 7 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet. A slight chance of showers.

.FRIDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 25 knots becoming 15 to 20 knots in

the afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to 7 feet.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

.SATURDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

A slight chance of showers after midnight. A chance of showers late.

.SUNDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. A chance of

showers.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west after midnight.

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

chance of showers in the late evening and overnight.

 

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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-

330 AM CST Wed Feb 19 2020

 

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE

THURSDAY NIGHT...

 

.TODAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Patchy fog

possible in the morning. A slight chance of showers until late afternoon.

A chance of showers late.

.TONIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northeast 15 to 20 knots

after midnight. Seas 4 feet. A chance of showers early in the evening,

then showers in the late evening and overnight.

.THURSDAY...North winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northeast 25 to 30 knots

in the afternoon. Wind gusts could approach gale force late in the afternoon.

Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to 7 feet building to 6 to

8 feet with occasional seas up to 10 feet in the afternoon. Showers.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 25 to 30 knots. Wind gusts could approach

gale force. Seas 7 to 10 feet with occasional seas up to 13 feet.

A chance of showers.

.FRIDAY...Northeast winds 20 to 25 knots decreasing to 15 to 20 knots

in the afternoon. Seas 6 to 9 feet with occasional seas up to 11 feet

subsiding to 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet in the

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

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with

occasional seas up to 7 feet.

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

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.

A chance of showers late.

.SUNDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. A chance

of showers.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds around 15 knots becoming west after midnight.

Seas 3 to 5 feet. A chance of showers early in the evening, then a slight

chance of showers in the late evening and overnight.

 

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NOAA Houston/Galveston Weather<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

http://www.srh.noaa.gov/hgx/<span-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">

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

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">KHOU WEATHER

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

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

 

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

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

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

 

 

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

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

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

 

 

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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

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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

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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.