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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:Sunday, February 23, 2020
Priority:Normal
Notice:

February 23, 2020            Sunday

 

 

 

                

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

 

 

NOAA Weather

GMZ300-240415-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

949 AM CST Sun Feb 23 2020

 

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

Increased southerly winds will reach caution levels across the

offshore Gulf waters through tonight. The next cold front will

cross the Gulf waters tomorrow night. A second much stronger cold

frontal passage late Tuesday night will initiate Advisory

conditions Wednesday.

 

$$

 

 

 

Fog expected after 0300/24th Feb with cold front due Monday night

 

 

 

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">Sunday

<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    65° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low            63° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High           70° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  30.15 in / 1021.4 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint    54° 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      S 9 mph

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

<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     65° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low             63° 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      59%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer   30.16 in / 1021.2 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      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     SE 10 mph

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

Overcast

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity     70%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer   30.14 in / 1020.6 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint     56° 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         S 13 mph

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">A slight chance of light rain showers before 3pm, then a slight chance of showers between 3pm and 4pm. Cloudy, with a high near 70. South wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Tonight: A slight chance of showers before 9pm, then a chance of showers after 10pm. Cloudy, with a low around 63. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

Monday: Showers likely before 9am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 9am and noon. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 72. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 50. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 70. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph.

Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 43.

Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 54.

Wednesday Night: Clear, with a low around 34.

Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 59.

Thursday Night: Clear, with a low around 39.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 68.

Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 43.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 70.<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Mostly cloudy, with a steady temperature around 64. Southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers after 3am. Patchy fog after 3am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Monday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 9am. Cloudy, with a steady temperature around 64. South wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. West wind around 5 mph becoming north after midnight.

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 67. North wind around 5 mph.

Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 46. Breezy.

Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 55. Breezy.

Wednesday Night: Clear, with a low around 43. Breezy.

Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 56.

Thursday Night: Clear, with a low around 48.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 64.

Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 52.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 65.<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Cloudy, with a high near 71. Southeast wind around 10 mph.

Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 3am. Patchy fog after 3am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Southeast wind around 10 mph.

Monday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 9am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Monday Night: Cloudy, with a low around 54. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.

Tuesday: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 69. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph in the morning.

Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 43. Breezy.

Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 55. Breezy.

Wednesday Night: Clear, with a low around 38.

Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 58.

Thursday Night: Clear, with a low around 43.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 65.

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

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 67.<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) @ 1044 hrs

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.0 ft Steady = 46’00”

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0.6 ft Rising = 45’06”

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

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

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 1044 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">6 knots from SSE 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">11 knots from ESE gusts to 14 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">7 knots from SE gusts to 8 knots

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">6 knots from ESE gusts to 8 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

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

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FZUS54 KHGX 231549

CWFHGX

 

Coastal Waters Forecast

National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX

949 AM CST Sun Feb 23 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.

 

GMZ300-240415-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

949 AM CST Sun Feb 23 2020

 

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

Increased southerly winds will reach caution levels across the

offshore Gulf waters through tonight. The next cold front will

cross the Gulf waters tomorrow night. A second much stronger cold

frontal passage late Tuesday night will initiate Advisory

conditions Wednesday.

 

$$

 

GMZ330-335-240415-

Matagorda Bay-Galveston Bay-

949 AM CST Sun Feb 23 2020

 

.REST OF TODAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters

slightly choppy.

.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south after

midnight. Bay waters slightly choppy. A slight chance of showers

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

Patchy fog after midnight.

.MONDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west in the

afternoon. Bay waters smooth. A chance of showers until late

afternoon. Isolated thunderstorms. A slight chance of showers

late in the afternoon.

.MONDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north

after midnight. Bay waters smooth.

.TUESDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters choppy.

.WEDNESDAY...North winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest 15 to

20 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters choppy.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to

15 knots after midnight. Bay waters choppy becoming slightly

choppy after midnight.

.THURSDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 5 knots becoming west

after midnight. Bay waters smooth.

 

$$

 

GMZ350-355-240415-

Coastal waters from Freeport to Matagorda Ship Channel TX out

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

949 AM CST Sun Feb 23 2020

 

.REST OF TODAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to

4 feet.

.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south after

midnight. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Patchy fog after midnight. A slight

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

.MONDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. A

chance of showers in the morning. Isolated thunderstorms. A

slight chance of showers in the afternoon.

.MONDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north

after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

.TUESDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet

with occasional seas up to 7 feet.

.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet

with occasional seas up to 7 feet.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 25 knots becoming 15 to

20 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

.THURSDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to

10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest

after midnight. Seas 1 foot.

 

$$

 

GMZ370-375-240415-

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-

949 AM CST Sun Feb 23 2020

 

...Small Craft Should Exercise Caution...

 

.REST OF TODAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to

15 to 20 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 feet.

.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming south after

midnight. Seas 3 to 5 feet. A slight chance of showers after

midnight.

.MONDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A

chance of showers until late afternoon. Isolated thunderstorms. A

slight chance of showers late in the afternoon.

.MONDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north

after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 feet.

.TUESDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 feet.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds 20 to 25 knots increasing to 25 to

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

to 7 feet building to 6 to 9 feet with occasional seas up to

11 feet after midnight.

.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 6 to 9 feet

with occasional seas up to 11 feet subsiding to 6 to 7 feet with

occasional seas up to 8 feet in the afternoon.

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

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

to 7 feet.

.THURSDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to

15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest

after midnight. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

 

$$

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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">

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#1F497D"> 

<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/

 

 

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

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

 

 

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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 

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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 Galveston Ship Channel is approximately    miles from GB Buoy <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:white">

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#051423">The ACOE project draft for the GSC is 45’00” FW.  The narrowest point is approximately 1,200 ft wide with no air draft restrictions.  At the POGA berths the maximum deep draft varies from 32’00” to 40’00” at MLT,

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<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Port of Freeport is located three miles from deep water, the channel is 400 ft wide and ACOE project maximum deep draft at MLW is 45’00”.

 

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Army Corp of Engineers

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

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

http://galvestonpilots.com/galtexnew/<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#051423">

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Brazos Harbor Pilots

www.brazospilots.com

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NOAA

Chart viewer<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif"> - handy tool for chart reference

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Weather WEB Sites

National Hurricane Center<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

National Data Buoy Center

Dial-A-Buoy<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:blue">

Oceanweather, Inc.<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:blue">

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Moran-Gulf Shipping Agencies

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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.