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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:Thursday, February 20, 2020
Priority:Normal
Notice:

February 20, 2020            Thursday

 

 

 

                

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

 

 

NOAA Weather

GMZ300-202145-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

319 AM CST Thu Feb 20 2020

 

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

A strong cold front will move through the area this morning. North to

northeast winds will strengthen and seas will build with the worst conditions

expected tonight through Friday morning with gale force wind gusts possible

off the coast. If possible, mariners should remain in port. Winds and

seas will begin to decrease Friday afternoon as high pressure settles

into the area. Light to moderate northeast winds Friday night become

east on Saturday and southeast to south on Saturday night and Sunday

as the high moves off to the east. The next cold front moves through

the area 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

 

 

 

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">Thursday

<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    49° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low            39° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High           51° 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  30.21 in / 1023.3 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint    46° 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    44° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind      N 14 mph, Gusts up to 21 mph

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

<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     54° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low             42° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High            57° 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   30.18 in / 1021.8 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint    51° 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     49° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind     N 21 mph

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

Overcast

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low             40° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High            57° 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   30.19 in / 1022.3 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        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      45° F

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

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Showers, mainly before 10am. Patchy fog before 9am. High near 51. North wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

Tonight: Cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 39. North wind 10 to 15 mph.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 55. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

Friday Night: Clear, with a low around 38. Northeast wind around 5 mph.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 60. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51.

Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68.

Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 59.

Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69.

Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49.

Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 70.

Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 45.

Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 61.<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">Showers, mainly before 11am. Patchy fog before 9am. High near 57. Windy, with a north wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

Tonight: Cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 42. Windy, with a northeast wind 25 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 55. 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: Clear, with a low around 43. Northeast wind around 10 mph.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 59. Northeast wind around 10 mph.

Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54.

Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 67.

Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers before midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 61.

Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 68.

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

Tuesday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 65.

Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 51.

Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 60. Breezy.<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Showers likely, mainly before 2pm. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 57. North wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

Tonight: Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 40. North wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 55. Breezy, with a northeast wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Friday Night: Clear, with a low around 38. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 59. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon.

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

Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 68.

Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers before midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 59.

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

Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52.

Tuesday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 67.

Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 47.

Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 61.<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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<span-size:13.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">Wind 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">321 AM CST Thu Feb 20 2020

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

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">TXZ436>438-202100-

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">/O.NEW.KHGX.WI.Y.0002.200220T2100Z-200221T1200Z/

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

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">321 AM CST Thu Feb 20 2020

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

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 6 AM CST FRIDAY...

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

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">* WHAT...North winds increasing to 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">  35 mph expected.

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

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">* WHERE...Matagorda Islands, Brazoria Islands and Galveston

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">  Island and Bolivar Peninsula Counties.

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

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">* WHEN...From 3 PM this afternoon to 6 AM CST Friday.

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

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">* IMPACTS...Gusty winds could blow around unsecured objects.

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">  Tree limbs could be blown down and a few power outages may

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

<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">Use extra caution when driving, especially if operating a high

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">profile vehicle. Secure outdoor objects.

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

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

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

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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">0.4 ft Falling = 45’04”

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

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

<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">-0.0 ft Rising = 45’00”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0.1 ft Falling = 45’01”

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

<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">8 knots from N gusts to 12 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">14 knots from NNW gusts to 17 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 16 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">15 knots from N gusts to 17 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">15 knots from NNE gusts to 16 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

https://tgftp.nws.noaa.gov/data/raw/fz/fzus54.khgx.cwf.hgx.txt<span-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">

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FZUS54 KHGX 200919

CWFHGX

 

Coastal Waters Forecast

National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX

319 AM CST Thu Feb 20 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.

 

GMZ300-202145-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

319 AM CST Thu Feb 20 2020

 

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

A strong cold front will move through the area this morning. North to

northeast winds will strengthen and seas will build with the worst conditions

expected tonight through Friday morning with gale force wind gusts possible

off the coast. If possible, mariners should remain in port. Winds and

seas will begin to decrease Friday afternoon as high pressure settles

into the area. Light to moderate northeast winds Friday night become

east on Saturday and southeast to south on Saturday night and Sunday

as the high moves off to the east. The next cold front moves through

the area late Sunday night or early Monday morning.

 

$$

 

GMZ335-202145-

Galveston Bay-

319 AM CST Thu Feb 20 2020

 

...Small Craft Should Exercise Caution through 9 AM CST this morning...

 

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM CST THIS MORNING THROUGH

LATE TONIGHT...

 

.TODAY...North winds increasing to 15 to 25 knots. Bay waters becoming

choppy to rough. Patchy fog early in the morning. Showers early in

the morning, then a chance of showers late in the morning. A slight

chance of showers in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 20 to 25 knots becoming 15 to 25 knots after

midnight. Bay waters rough becoming choppy after midnight.

.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 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast in the afternoon.

Bay waters smooth.

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

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

A slight chance of showers in the late morning and afternoon.

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

A slight chance of showers.

.MONDAY...West winds around 10 knots becoming northwest in the afternoon.

Bay waters smooth to slightly choppy. A slight chance of showers early

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

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

slightly choppy.

 

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GMZ330-202145-

Matagorda Bay-

319 AM CST Thu Feb 20 2020

 

...Small Craft Should Exercise Caution through 9 AM CST this morning...

 

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM CST THIS MORNING THROUGH

LATE TONIGHT...

 

.TODAY...North winds increasing to 15 to 25 knots. Bay waters becoming

choppy to rough. Patchy fog early in the morning. A chance of showers

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

.TONIGHT...North winds 15 to 25 knots. Bay waters choppy.

.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 around 10 knots. Bay waters smooth to slightly

choppy.

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

to slightly choppy. A slight chance of showers late.

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

A slight chance of showers.

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

A slight chance of showers late.

.MONDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest in the afternoon.

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

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

in the afternoon.

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

 

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GMZ350-355-202145-

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 Thu Feb 20 2020

 

...Small Craft Should Exercise Caution through 9 AM CST this morning...

 

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM CST THIS MORNING THROUGH

THIS AFTERNOON...

 

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

 

.TODAY...North winds increasing to 15 to 25 knots becoming 20 to 25

knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet building to 4 to 6 feet with

occasional seas up to 7 feet in the afternoon. Patchy fog early in

the morning. Showers likely early in the morning, then a chance of

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

.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 25 to 30 knots becoming 20 to 30 knots after

midnight. Seas 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet.

.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 3 feet.

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

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

.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. A slight

chance of showers late in the afternoon.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A slight

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

.MONDAY...West winds around 10 knots becoming northwest in the afternoon.

Seas 2 to 3 feet. A slight chance of showers early in the morning,

then a chance of showers in the late morning and afternoon.

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

 

$$

 

GMZ370-375-202145-

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 Thu Feb 20 2020

 

...Small Craft Should Exercise Caution through 9 AM CST this morning...

 

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM CST THIS MORNING THROUGH

THIS AFTERNOON...

 

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

 

.TODAY...North winds increasing to 15 to 25 knots. 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. Patchy fog early in the morning.

Showers in the morning. A chance of showers early in the afternoon,

then a slight chance of showers late.

.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 25 to 30 knots. Gusts to 40 knots possible.

Seas 7 to 10 feet with occasional seas up to 13 feet. A slight chance

of showers early in the evening.

.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.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

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

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

.SUNDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots in

the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 feet.

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

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

.MONDAY...Southwest winds around 10 knots becoming northwest in the

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

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

.MONDAY NIGHT...North 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">

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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

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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.