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WGMA Important Update - CBP Houston/Galveston Seaport Implements Temporary Vessel Entrance and Clearance Procedures03/31/2020 Normal
SHG MSIB 15-20: Sector Houston-Galveston Hazardous Condition Attestation03/31/2020 Normal
Port of Houston Region Status Update - March 3103/31/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/31/2020 Normal
COVID-19 & Close contact03/31/2020 Normal
Houston Pilots Association COVID - 19 03/31/2020 Normal
Update: New Exemption Process for Texas Quarantine Orders03/30/2020 Normal
Port of Houston Region Status Update - March 3003/30/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/30/2020 Normal
Port of Houston Region Status Update - March 2903/29/2020 Normal
Port of Houston Region Status Update - March 2903/29/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/29/2020 Normal
Port of Houston Region Status Update - March 2803/28/2020 Normal
Texas Quarantine Order Impact on Mariners03/28/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/28/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/27/2020 Normal
Port of Houston Region Status Update - March 2703/27/2020 Normal
USCG Updates COVID – 19 03/26/2020 Normal
COVID - 19 Daily Update // Port of Houston Region Status Update - March 2603/26/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/26/2020 Normal
Port of Houston Region Status Update - March 2503/25/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/25/2020 Normal
FW: WGMA Daily Industry Update Report03/24/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/24/2020 Normal
CBP/DHS Update: Temporary Restrictions on Crew Shore Leave03/23/2020 Normal
~~ CBP HOUSTON - CREW CHANGES ~~03/23/2020 Normal
Port of Houston Region Status Update - March 2303/23/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/23/2020 Normal
GHPB - Port of Houston Region Status Update - March 2203/22/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/22/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/21/2020 Normal
Port of Houston Region Status Update - March 2103/21/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/20/2020 Normal
Latest COVID-19 Guidelines and Moran Shipping Agencies03/19/2020 Normal
FW: **New Coast Guard MSIBs**03/19/2020 Normal
USCG MSIB 07-20, dated 03/18/2020 // Ports and Facilities MSIB for Corona Virus.03/19/2020 Normal
Update on the Port of Houston - The port is still open for business03/19/2020 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update 03/19 0740 Resumed boarding outbound vessel traffic // Inbound vessel traffic remains open (Two way traffic)03/19/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/19/2020 Normal
COVID INFORMATION TO SHIPS - UPDATED 18-MAR-2003/18/2020 Normal
Houston // Open to inbound vessel traffic only03/18/2020 Normal
Houston // Open to all vessel traffic 03/18/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/18/2020 Normal
Galveston/Texas City Channel Update03/18/2020 Normal
Galveston/Texas City Channel Update03/17/2020 Normal
Freeport // Closed to all vessel traffic03/17/2020 Normal
Galveston/Texas City Channel Update03/17/2020 Normal
Brazos Pilots Association Notice of Port Freeport Condition Update03/17/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/17/2020 Normal
Galveston/Texas City Channel Update03/17/2020 Normal
Houston // Closed to all vessel traffic 03/17/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/16/2020 Normal
Galveston/Texas City Channel Update03/16/2020 Normal
Houston // Open to outbound vessel traffic only03/15/2020 Normal
Houston // Closed to all vessel traffic 03/15/2020 Normal
Houston // Closed to all vessel traffic 03/15/2020 Normal
Freeport // Closed to all vessel traffic (All vessel traffic will resume 1200/15th March)03/15/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/15/2020 Normal
Houston // Open to all vessel traffic 03/15/2020 Normal
Houston // Closed to all vessel traffic 03/15/2020 Normal
Freeport // Closed to all vessel traffic03/14/2020 Normal
Houston // Open to all vessel traffic 03/14/2020 Normal
Houston // Open to outbound vessel traffic only03/14/2020 Normal
Freeport // Closed to all vessel traffic03/14/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/14/2020 Normal
Houston // Closed to all vessel traffic 03/13/2020 Normal
Houston // Open to all vessel traffic 03/13/2020 Normal
Houston Pilots COVID 19 Prevention03/13/2020 Normal
CBP Guidance for Crew03/13/2020 High
Galveston/Texas City Channel Update03/13/2020 Normal
Houston Ship Channel opened to outbound traffic only 0555/13 March 2020 03/13/2020 Normal
Galveston/Texas City Channel Update03/13/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/13/2020 Normal
Houston Ship Channel opened to all traffic at 1105/12 March 2020 03/12/2020 Normal
Freeport // Open to all vessel traffic03/12/2020 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update03/12/2020 Normal
Galveston/Texas City Channel Update03/12/2020 Normal
Houston Ship Channel opened to outbound traffic only 0830/12 March 2020 03/12/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/12/2020 Normal
WGMA Port Coordination Team Conference Call #2 - March 12th Houston Ship Channel Fog Update03/12/2020 Normal
Houston Ship Channel update03/12/2020 Normal
Port of Freeport Update 03/12/2020 Normal
HOUSTON SHIP CHANNEL CLOSED AT 1700/11TH MARCH DUE TO FOG03/11/2020 Normal
Houston Ship Channel opened to outbound traffic only 1220/11 March 202003/11/2020 Normal
Revised COVID MSIB issued by Sector Houston-Galveston03/11/2020 Normal
Port of Freeport Update 03/11/2020 Normal
WGMA Port Coordination Team Conference Call - March 11th Houston Ship Channel Fog Update03/11/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/11/2020 Normal
Houston Ship Channel closed 0430/11 March 2020 acct dense fog 03/11/2020 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update 03/11/2020 Normal
Revised COVID MSIB issued by Sector Houston-Galveston Additional pdf's Added03/10/2020 Normal
Freeport // Open to all vessel traffic03/10/2020 Normal
Revised COVID MSIB issued by Sector Houston-Galveston03/10/2020 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update 03/10/2020 Normal
Houston Ship Channel update 03/10/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/10/2020 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update // Correction 03/10/2020 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update03/10/2020 Normal
Galveston/Texas City Channel Update03/10/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/09/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/08/2020 Normal
NOAA Houston / Galveston Sea fog outlook for next week03/07/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/07/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/06/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/05/2020 Normal
Houston Ship Channel opened to all traffic 1622/04 March 202003/04/2020 Normal
Galveston/Texas City Channel Update03/04/2020 Normal
Houston Ship Channel closed to all traffic 1319/04 March 202003/04/2020 Normal
Galveston/Texas City Channel Update03/04/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/04/2020 Normal
Galveston/Texas City Channel Update03/04/2020 Normal
Galveston/Texas City Channel Update03/04/2020 Normal
Port of Freeport Update03/03/2020 Normal
Galveston/Texas City Channel Update03/03/2020 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Closure03/03/2020 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update 03/03/2020 High
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/03/2020 Normal
Galveston/Texas City Channel Update03/03/2020 Normal
Port of Freeport Update 03/03/2020 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update03/03/2020 Normal
HOUSTON - **UPDATE** MSIB 09-2020: Sector Houston-Galveston 2019 Novel Coronavirus Screening03/02/2020 Normal
FW: **UPDATE** MSIB 09-2020: Sector Houston-Galveston 2019 Novel Coronavirus Screening03/02/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/02/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/01/2020 Normal

 Daily Port Update

Subject:Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update
Date:Wednesday, March 04, 2020
Priority:Normal
Notice:

 

March 04, 2020            Wednesday

 

 

 

                

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

 

 

NOAA Weather

GMZ300-042215-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

345 AM CST Wed Mar 4 2020

 

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

Sea fog continues across the bays and nearshore waters through

early afternoon. A developing low pressure system moving through

the state will pull warm and moist air into the area continuing

the fog. A cold front should push through the region from west to

east this afternoon ending the fog threat. Moderate to strong

offshore flow will develop tonight and persist through Thursday

afternoon then restrengthen Friday before relaxing. Easterly flow

develops Sunday.

 

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Houston // Closed to all vessel traffic

 

03/02

2307       All vessel traffic suspended – due to fog

 

03/03

1205       Outbound vessel traffic only resumed

2010       All vessel traffic suspended – due to fog

 

Galveston / Texas City // Closed to all vessel traffic

 

03/03

0030       All vessel traffic suspended – due to fog

1430         All vessel traffic resumed

2240         All vessel traffic suspended – due to fog

 

 

 

Freeport // Open to all vessel traffic

 

03/03

0000       All vessel traffic suspended – due to fog

1100       All vessel traffic resumed

1938       All vessel traffic suspended – due to fog

 

03/04

0930       All vessel traffic will resume

 

 

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently    72° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High           77° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity    91%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  29.71 in / 1006.5 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint    69° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Visibility       6 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 10 mph

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently     69° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High            72° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity      96%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer   29.72 in / 1006.4 mb

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Visibility         0.5 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 7 mph

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

Overcast

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently     72° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High            77° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity      91%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer   29.71 in / 1006.0 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint     69° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Visibility         7  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         SE 12 mph, Gusts up to 21 mph

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Showers likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 9am. Patchy fog before 10am. High near 77. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Tonight: Scattered showers before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. Northwest wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

Thursday: Partly sunny, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 72. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 52. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 72. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 47.

Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 70.

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

Sunday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73.

Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.

Monday: A 50 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 74.

Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.

Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 78.<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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Today: <span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black;background:white">Scattered showers before 9am, then scattered showers and thunderstorms between 9am and noon, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after noon. Areas of fog. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 72. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

Tonight: Isolated showers before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. Breezy, with a northwest wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Thursday: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 70. Breezy, with a north wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 55. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 69. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.

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

Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 67.

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

Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 69.

Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.

Monday: A 50 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 70.

Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.

Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 74.<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">Scattered showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 9am. Areas of fog. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. South wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%.<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. West wind 10 to 15 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.

Thursday: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 70. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 53. North wind around 10 mph.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 69. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 52.

Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 69.

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

Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 70.

Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.

Monday: A 40 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 72.

Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.

Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 73.<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

 

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Dense Fog Advisory<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black"> <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">1237 AM CST Wed Mar 4 2020 <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">TXZ214-238-335>338-436>438-041445- <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">/O.NEW.KHGX.FG.Y.0021.200304T0637Z-200304T1500Z/ <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">Chambers-Inland Galveston-Coastal Jackson-Coastal Matagorda- <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">Coastal Brazoria-Coastal Galveston-Matagorda Islands- <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">Brazoria Islands-Galveston Island and Bolivar Peninsula- <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">Including the cities of Winnie, Mont Belvieu, Anahuac, Stowell, <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">Old River-Winfree, League City, Friendswood, Palacios, <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">Lake Jackson, Freeport, Clute, Texas City, Dickinson, La Marque, <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">Surfside Beach, and Galveston <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">1237 AM CST Wed Mar 4 2020 <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST THIS MORNING... <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">* WHAT...Visibility one quarter mile or less in dense fog. <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">* WHERE...Chambers, Inland Galveston, Coastal Jackson, Coastal <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">  Matagorda, Coastal Brazoria, Coastal Galveston, Matagorda <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">  Islands, Brazoria Islands and Galveston Island and Bolivar <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">  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...Until 9 AM CST this morning. <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">* IMPACTS...Hazardous driving conditions due to low visibility. <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">  <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">If driving, slow down, use your headlights, and leave plenty of <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">distance ahead of you. <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">&& <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-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Maximum Deep Drafts - Houston / Galveston Bay

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">PORTS NOAA/NOS Water Levels (above MLLW) @ 0840 hrs

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0.9 ft Rising = 45’09”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.6 ft Rising = 46’06”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.3 ft Rising  = 46’03”

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 0840 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">5 knots from S gusts to 9 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">7 knots from SE gusts to 11 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">9 knots from SE gusts to 11 knots

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">5 knots from SE gusts to 7 knots

 

 

 

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<span-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:#1F497D">NOAA Weather Galveston Bay & Matagorda Bay

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FZUS54 KHGX 040945

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Coastal Waters Forecast

National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX

345 AM CST Wed Mar 4 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.

 

GMZ300-042215-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

345 AM CST Wed Mar 4 2020

 

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

Sea fog continues across the bays and nearshore waters through

early afternoon. A developing low pressure system moving through

the state will pull warm and moist air into the area continuing

the fog. A cold front should push through the region from west to

east this afternoon ending the fog threat. Moderate to strong

offshore flow will develop tonight and persist through Thursday

afternoon then restrengthen Friday before relaxing. Easterly flow

develops Sunday.

 

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GMZ335-042215-

Galveston Bay-

345 AM CST Wed Mar 4 2020

 

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM CST THIS AFTERNOON...

 

.TODAY...South winds around 10 knots becoming southwest in the

afternoon. Bay waters smooth to slightly choppy becoming smooth

in the afternoon. Areas of fog in the morning. Patchy fog in the

afternoon. Scattered showers in the morning. Isolated

thunderstorms. Showers likely in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest 10 to

15 knots after midnight. Bay waters smooth becoming slightly

choppy after midnight. Isolated showers in the evening.

.THURSDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly

choppy.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...North winds around 10 knots. Bay waters smooth

to slightly choppy.

.FRIDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to

10 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters slightly choppy becoming

smooth in the afternoon.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to

15 knots after midnight. Bay waters smooth becoming slightly

choppy after midnight.

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

choppy.

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

slightly choppy.

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

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

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

A slight chance of showers until early morning, then a chance of

showers late.

 

$$

 

GMZ330-042215-

Matagorda Bay-

345 AM CST Wed Mar 4 2020

 

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM CST THIS AFTERNOON...

 

.TODAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west in the

afternoon. Bay waters slightly choppy. Areas of fog in the

morning. Patchy fog in the afternoon. Scattered showers in the

morning. Isolated thunderstorms. Isolated showers in the

afternoon.

.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters choppy.

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

15 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters choppy becoming slightly

choppy in the afternoon.

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

.FRIDAY...Northeast winds around 10 knots becoming east in the

afternoon. Bay waters smooth to slightly choppy.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to

15 knots after midnight. Bay waters smooth becoming slightly

choppy after midnight.

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

choppy.

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

smooth to slightly choppy.

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

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

.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south

5 to 10 knots after midnight. Bay waters slightly choppy becoming

smooth after midnight. A slight chance of showers until early

morning, then a chance of showers late.

 

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

345 AM CST Wed Mar 4 2020

 

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM CST THIS AFTERNOON...

 

.TODAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest 5 to

10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 5 feet with occasional seas

up to 6 feet. Areas of fog in the morning. Patchy fog in the

afternoon. Scattered showers until late afternoon. Isolated

thunderstorms. Isolated showers late.

.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to

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

to 7 feet. Isolated showers in the evening.

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

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

up to 7 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet in the afternoon.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

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

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

.SATURDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

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

4 feet.

.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A

slight chance of showers late in the afternoon.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south

5 to 10 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 feet. A slight chance

of showers until early morning, then a chance of showers late.

 

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GMZ350-042215-

Coastal waters from Freeport to Matagorda Ship Channel TX out

20 NM-

345 AM CST Wed Mar 4 2020

 

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM CST THIS AFTERNOON...

 

.TODAY...South winds around 10 knots becoming west in the

afternoon. Seas 4 to 5 feet. Areas of fog in the morning. Patchy

fog in the afternoon. Scattered showers in the morning. Isolated

thunderstorms. Isolated showers in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 20 to 25 knots. 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 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas

up to 7 feet.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

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

.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.

.SATURDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

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

5 feet.

.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. A

slight chance of showers late in the afternoon.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

A slight chance of showers until early morning, then a chance of

showers late.

 

$$

 

GMZ375-042215-

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

345 AM CST Wed Mar 4 2020

 

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

 

.TODAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest in the

afternoon. Seas 5 to 6 feet. Areas of fog early in the morning.

Patchy fog in the late morning and afternoon. Isolated showers and

thunderstorms.

.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest after

midnight. Seas 6 to 8 feet with occasional seas up to 10 feet.

.THURSDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with

occasional seas up to 8 feet.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet

with occasional seas up to 6 feet.

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

15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 5 feet with occasional seas

up to 6 feet.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet with

occasional seas up to 6 feet.

.SATURDAY...East winds around 15 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet with

occasional seas up to 6 feet.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 5 to

6 feet with occasional seas up to 7 feet.

.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 5 to 6 feet with

occasional seas up to 7 feet.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet

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

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

 

$$

 

GMZ370-042215-

Waters from Freeport to Matagorda Ship Channel TX from 20 to

60 NM-

345 AM CST Wed Mar 4 2020

 

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

 

.TODAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west in the

afternoon. Seas 5 to 6 feet. Areas of fog early in the morning.

Patchy fog in the late morning and afternoon. Isolated showers and

thunderstorms.

.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming 20 to 25 knots

after midnight. Seas 7 to 9 feet with occasional seas up to

11 feet.

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

20 knots in the afternoon. Seas 6 to 8 feet with occasional seas

up to 10 feet.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet

with occasional seas up to 7 feet.

.FRIDAY...Northeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet with

occasional seas up to 6 feet.

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

occasional seas up to 7 feet.

.SATURDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 5 to 6 feet with

occasional seas up to 7 feet.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 5 to

6 feet with occasional seas up to 7 feet.

.SUNDAY...Southeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 5 to 6 feet with

occasional seas up to 7 feet.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet

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

the late evening and overnight.

 

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

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

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

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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

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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-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;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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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.