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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 27, 2020
Priority:Normal
Notice:

 

February 27, 2020            Thursday

 

 

 

                

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

 

 

NOAA Weather

GMZ300-272230-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

336 AM CST Thu Feb 27 2020

 

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

Low water levels will linger in the bays this morning, but gradual

recovery is expected thereafter. High pressure over south Texas

will drift eastward into the upper Texas coastal waters today.

Onshore winds. Onshore winds will resume Saturday, with increasing

speeds and building seas expected into early next week. We will

monitor the potential for possible sea fog development early next

week, but at this time wind speeds appear to be a limiting factor.

 

$$

 

 

 

 

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

 

02/26

0700        All vessel traffic suspended – due to rough seas and high winds

1412         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">Fair

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently    45° 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    49%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  30.46 in / 1032.0 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint    27° 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

<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">Fair

<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             46° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High            54° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer   30.47 in / 1031.6 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint     29° 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">Thursday

Fair

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low             38° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High            56° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer   30.47 in / 1031.6 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint     33° 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">Sunny, with a high near 57. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph.

Tonight: Clear, with a low around 40. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph after midnight.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 70. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

Friday Night: Clear, with a low around 48. Southwest wind around 5 mph.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 74. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

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

Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75.

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

Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 78.

Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 66.

Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 77.

Tuesday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58.

Wednesday: Sunny, 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">Sunny, with a high near 54. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the afternoon.

Tonight: Clear, with a low around 46. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 65. West wind around 10 mph.

Friday Night: Clear, with a low around 55. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 69. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon.

Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.

Sunday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. Breezy.

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

Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 70.

Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers before midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 67. Breezy.

Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 71.

Tuesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 60.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 69.<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">Sunny, with a high near 56. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the afternoon.

Tonight: Clear, with a low around 38. South wind around 5 mph.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 67. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

Friday Night: Clear, with a low around 51. Southwest wind around 5 mph.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 70. Light and variable wind becoming south 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.

Sunday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. Breezy.

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

Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers after 7am. Cloudy, with a high near 73.

Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers before 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 67.

Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74.

Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.

Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Sunny, with a high near 71.<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) @ 0900 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:red">-0.1 ft Rising = 44’11”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:red">-0.2 ft Steady = 44’10”

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

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

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

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

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

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

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 0900 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">3 knots from WNW gusts to 4 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2 knots from ENE gusts to 3 knots

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">5 knots from NE gusts to 6 knots

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

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

 

 

 

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<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">MARSEC LEVEL 1

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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 270936

CWFHGX

 

Coastal Waters Forecast

National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX

336 AM CST Thu Feb 27 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.

 

GMZ300-272230-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

336 AM CST Thu Feb 27 2020

 

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

Low water levels will linger in the bays this morning, but gradual

recovery is expected thereafter. High pressure over south Texas

will drift eastward into the upper Texas coastal waters today.

Onshore winds. Onshore winds will resume Saturday, with increasing

speeds and building seas expected into early next week. We will

monitor the potential for possible sea fog development early next

week, but at this time wind speeds appear to be a limiting factor.

 

$$

 

GMZ330-335-272230-

Matagorda Bay-Galveston Bay-

336 AM CST Thu Feb 27 2020

 

...LOW WATER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM CST THIS MORNING...

 

.TODAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest in the

afternoon. Bay waters smooth.

.TONIGHT...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 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth.

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

15 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters smooth becoming slightly

choppy in the afternoon.

.SATURDAY NIGHT and SUNDAY...South winds around 15 knots. Bay

waters slightly choppy to choppy.

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

choppy.

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

A slight chance of showers.

.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters

choppy. A slight chance of showers.

 

$$

 

GMZ350-355-272230-

Coastal waters from Freeport to Matagorda Ship Channel TX out

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

336 AM CST Thu Feb 27 2020

 

.TODAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots early this morning decreasing

to 5 to 10 knots and becoming southwest in the afternoon. Seas 1

to 3 feet.

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots after midnight. Seas 1

foot.

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

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

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

15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 1 foot building to 2 to 3 feet in

the afternoon.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas building to 3

to 5 feet.

.SUNDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds around 15 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet.

.MONDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet. A

slight chance of showers late in the afternoon.

.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet

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

the evening.

 

$$

 

GMZ370-375-272230-

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-

336 AM CST Thu Feb 27 2020

 

...Small Craft Should Exercise Caution early this morning...

 

.TODAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots early this morning gradually

decreasing to 5 to 10 knots then becoming southwest late in the

afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 2 to 3 feet.

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

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

.SATURDAY...South winds around 10 knots increasing to 15 knots in

the afternoon. Seas building to 2 to 3 feet.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds increasing to around 20 knots. Seas

3 to 5 feet building to 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas up to 8

feet after midnight.

.SUNDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 6 to 7 feet with

occasional seas up to 8 feet.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 6 to 7 feet with

occasional seas up to 8 feet.

.MONDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 6 to 7 feet with

occasional seas up to 8 feet. A slight chance of showers late in

the afternoon.

.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 6 to 9 feet

with occasional seas up to 10 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">

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/

 

 

<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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<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

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<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-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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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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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.