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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:Tuesday, February 25, 2020
Priority:Normal
Notice:

February 25, 2020            Tuesday

 

 

 

                

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

 

 

NOAA Weather

GMZ300-252230-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

335 AM CST Tue Feb 25 2020

 

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

Light winds and low seas will persist today as a cold front begins

sagging into southeast Texas. Expect strong north winds to develop

this evening...with frequent gusts to near or above gale force

between midnight and noon Wednesday. Winds and seas will gradually

diminish Thursday and Friday with surface high pressure in the

vicinity. Onshore winds will resume Saturday night and gradually

strengthen into early next week.

 

$$

 

 

 

 

 

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">Tuesday

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High           75° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity    80%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  29.88 in / 1012.2 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint    49° 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    53° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind      N 9 mph

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low             48° 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      90%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer   29.87 in / 1011.3 mb

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

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

Fair

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low             45° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High            74° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity     89%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer   29.85 in / 1010.7 mb

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

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

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

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

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

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. Light north wind becoming northwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.

Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 55. Breezy, with a northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Wednesday Night: Clear, with a low around 34. North wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 60. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the morning.

Thursday Night: Clear, with a low around 40.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 68.

Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 44.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 72.

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

Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 75.

Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.

Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers or light rain showers. Cloudy, with a high near 75.<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, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 70. East wind around 5 mph.

Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. Windy, with an east wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north 20 to 30 mph in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.

Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 54. Windy, with a northwest wind 20 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.

Wednesday Night: Clear, with a low around 41. Breezy, with a north wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 54. North wind 10 to 15 mph becoming light and variable in the afternoon.

Thursday Night: Clear, with a low around 49.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 64.

Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 54.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 67.

Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 60.

Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 68. Breezy.

Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Breezy.

Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers or light rain showers. Cloudy, with a high near 72.<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 74. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph in the afternoon.

Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. Windy, with a northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north 15 to 25 mph in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.

Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 56. Windy, with a north wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

Wednesday Night: Clear, with a low around 37. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 56. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable.

Thursday Night: Clear, with a low around 44.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 65.

Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 49.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 68.

Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 59.

Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 71. Breezy.

Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Breezy.

Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers or light rain showers. Cloudy, with a high near 72.<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) @ 0848 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.5 ft Steady = 46’05”

<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 Steady = 46’01”

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

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

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

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

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 0848 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">5 knots from N gusts to 8 knots

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

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

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

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

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

<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">Pier 21

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">3 knots from NE gusts to 7 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 250935

CWFHGX

 

Coastal Waters Forecast

National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX

335 AM CST Tue Feb 25 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.

 

GMZ300-252230-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

335 AM CST Tue Feb 25 2020

 

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

Light winds and low seas will persist today as a cold front begins

sagging into southeast Texas. Expect strong north winds to develop

this evening...with frequent gusts to near or above gale force

between midnight and noon Wednesday. Winds and seas will gradually

diminish Thursday and Friday with surface high pressure in the

vicinity. Onshore winds will resume Saturday night and gradually

strengthen into early next week.

 

$$

 

GMZ335-252230-

Galveston Bay-

335 AM CST Tue Feb 25 2020

 

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH

WEDNESDAY MORNING...

 

.TODAY...Variable winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast in the

afternoon. Bay waters smooth.

.TONIGHT...North winds increasing to 20 to 30 knots with higher

gusts. Bay waters rough. A slight chance of showers until early

morning.

.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 20 to 25 knots and gusty decreasing

to 15 to 20 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters rough becoming

choppy in the afternoon.

.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 becoming southwest in the

afternoon. Bay waters smooth.

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

10 knots after midnight. Bay waters smooth.

.FRIDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds around 5 knots. Bay waters smooth.

.SATURDAY...Southwest winds around 5 knots becoming south in the

afternoon. Bay waters smooth.

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

choppy.

 

$$

 

GMZ355-252230-

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

335 AM CST Tue Feb 25 2020

 

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THIS EVENING...

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY

MORNING...

 

.TODAY...Variable, mainly east to northeast winds 5 to 10 knots.

Seas 2 to 3 feet.

.TONIGHT...North winds increasing to 25 to 30 knots with gusts to

near gale force. Seas 2 to 4 feet building to 4 to 6 feet with

occasional seas up to 7 feet after midnight. A slight chance of

showers in the late evening and early morning.

.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 25 to 30 knots and gusty becoming 20

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

seas up to 7 feet.

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

15 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

.THURSDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southeast around

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

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

after midnight. Seas 1 foot.

.FRIDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot.

.SATURDAY...Southwest winds around 5 knots becoming south in the

afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

 

$$

 

GMZ375-252230-

Waters from High Island to Freeport TX from 20 to 60 NM-

335 AM CST Tue Feb 25 2020

 

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THIS EVENING...

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY

MORNING...

 

.TODAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast in the

afternoon. Seas 3 feet.

.TONIGHT...North winds increasing to near 30 knots with frequent

gusts above gale force after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 feet building

to 6 to 9 feet with occasional seas up to 11 feet after midnight.

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

A gale warning may be required.

.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds near 30 knots decreasing to 20 to 25

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

to 11 feet.

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

20 knots after midnight. Seas 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas up

to 8 feet subsiding to 3 to 5 feet after midnight.

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

5 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot.

.FRIDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

.SATURDAY...West winds around 5 knots becoming south in the

afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to

20 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

 

$$

 

GMZ330-252230-

Matagorda Bay-

335 AM CST Tue Feb 25 2020

 

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH

WEDNESDAY MORNING...

 

.TODAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast in the

afternoon. Bay waters smooth.

.TONIGHT...North winds increasing to 20 to 30 knots with higher

gusts. Bay waters rough. A slight chance of showers in the

evening.

.WEDNESDAY...North winds 20 to 30 knots and gusty becoming 15 to

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

afternoon.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to

10 knots after midnight. Bay waters slightly choppy becoming

smooth after midnight.

.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast in

the afternoon. Bay waters smooth.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds around 5 knots becoming southwest

after midnight. Bay waters smooth.

.FRIDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 5 knots. Bay waters

smooth.

.SATURDAY...South winds around 5 knots increasing to around

10 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters smooth becoming smooth to

slightly choppy in the afternoon.

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

choppy.

 

$$

 

GMZ350-252230-

Coastal waters from Freeport to Matagorda Ship Channel TX out

20 NM-

335 AM CST Tue Feb 25 2020

 

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THIS EVENING...

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY

MORNING...

 

.TODAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast in the

afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

.TONIGHT...North winds increasing to around 30 knots with frequent

gusts above gale force after midnight. Seas 4 to 6 feet with

occasional seas up to 7 feet. A slight chance of showers until

early morning.

.WEDNESDAY...North winds near 30 knots and gusty becoming 20 to

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

up to 7 feet.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

.THURSDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southeast around

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

.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds around 5 knots becoming southwest

after midnight. Seas 1 foot.

.FRIDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot.

.SATURDAY...South winds around 5 knots increasing to 10 to

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

.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet

building to 3 to 5 feet after midnight.

 

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Waters from Freeport to Matagorda Ship Channel TX from 20 to

60 NM-

335 AM CST Tue Feb 25 2020

 

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THIS EVENING...

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY

MORNING...

 

.TODAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast in the

afternoon. Seas 3 feet.

.TONIGHT...North winds increasing to 30 to 35 knots with higher

gusts 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. A slight chance of showers until early morning.

.WEDNESDAY...North winds 30 to 35 knots and gusty decreasing to

20 to 25 knots in the afternoon. Seas 7 to 10 feet with occasional

seas up to 13 feet.

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

20 knots after midnight. Seas 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas up

to 8 feet subsiding to 3 to 5 feet after midnight.

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

5 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to

2 feet in the afternoon.

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

after midnight. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

.FRIDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot.

.SATURDAY...South winds around 5 knots increasing to 10 to

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

.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet

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

midnight.

 

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

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

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

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

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

http://www.khou.com/weather/<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#1F497D">

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

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

 

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

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

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

 

 

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

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

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

 

 

Please visit our WEB Site<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif"> www.moranshipping.com<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif"> for port tide tables <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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Port of Houston Authority<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#1F497D">

http://www.portofhouston.com/<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#1F497D">

ACOE Project Depth for Houston Ship Channel<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#1F497D">

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<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">45 feet/13.72 meters up to Shell / Enterprise

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">40 feet/12.19 meters up to S.P. Slip

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">36 feet/10.97 meters to the Turning Basin

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">40 feet/12.19 meters Barbour’s Cut Channel

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">40 feet/12.19 meters Bayport Channel <span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Please note the above information is based on the Corp of Engineers – Project draft for the Houston Ship Channel, if you have a question regarding deep draft in Houston Ship Channel or alongside a berth, please contact our operations department

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">HSC Air Drafts Restrictions

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Power Lines 

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Power Lines

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

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Power Lines

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

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Power Lines

<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)

Air drafts clearances are based on MHW // Vessels should allow an additional 10 feet clearance for the Power Lines<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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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">

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

<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,

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#051423"> 

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

 

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Army Corp of Engineers

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

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

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Houston Pilots Association

http://www.houston-pilots.com/<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#051423">Galveston Texas City Pilots

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

www.brazospilots.com

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NOAA

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National Data Buoy Center

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Disclaimer
For quality assurance purposes please note well that while the above information is regularly vetted for accuracy it is not intended to replace the local knowledge or expertise pertaining to port conditions of our marine operations personnel. Port précis should always be verified by contacting the corresponding marine department of a particular location for the most up- information.