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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:Friday, March 13, 2020
Priority:Normal
Notice:

 

March 13, 2020            Friday

 

 

                

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

 

 

NOAA Weather

 

 

 

 

Houston // Open to outbound vessel traffic only

 

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

 

03/04

1000       Outbound vessel traffic only resumed

1205       Inbound vessel traffic resumed // Outbound vessel traffic remains open

1319       All vessel traffic suspended – due to fog

1622       All vessel traffic resumed

 

03/10

0732       All vessel traffic suspended – due to fog

1110         Resumed boarding outbound vessel traffic only // Inbound vessel traffic still suspended due to visibility

2300        Resumed boarding inbound vessel traffic only // Outbound vessel traffic suspended due to visibility

 

03/11

0430       All vessel traffic suspended – due to fog

1220         Resumed boarding outbound vessel traffic only

1700        All vessel traffic suspended – due to fog

 

03/12

0830         Resumed boarding outbound vessel traffic only

1105         Inbound vessel traffic resumed and outbound vessel traffic remains open (Two way traffic)

 

03/13

0555        Open to outbound vessel traffic only

 

 

Present traffic

20           Vessels set to proceed inbound

  6           Vessels set to proceed outbound

 

 

 

Galveston / Texas City // Closed to all vessel traffic

 

03/10

0630        All vessel traffic suspended – due to fog

 

03/11

0000         All vessel traffic resumed

0525         All vessel traffic suspended – due to fog

 

03/12

1000          All vessel traffic resumed

 

03/13

0545          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 resumed

1400       All vessel traffic suspended – due to fog [pilots cancelled vessel traffic suspending at 1352/04) Vessel

                traffic open to all vessels

 

03/10

0535       All vessel traffic suspended – due to fog

1500       All vessel traffic resumed

 

03/11

0430       All vessel traffic suspended – due to fog

1230       All vessel traffic resumed

1910       All vessel traffic suspended – due to fog

 

03/12

1034         All vessel traffic suspended – due to fog

1055         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">Friday

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High           83° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity    87%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  29.97 in / 1015.3 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint    67° 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     SE 8 mph

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

<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     69° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low             67° 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      96%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer   29.98 in / 1015.2 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        2.5 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 10 mph

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

Overcast

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low             67° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High            76° 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   29.97 in / 1014.6 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         9  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 7 mph

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Cloudy, with a high near 83. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Tonight: Cloudy, with a low around 68. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Saturday: Cloudy, with a high near 81. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

Saturday Night: Cloudy, with a low around 68. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light after midnight.

Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.

Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.

Monday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78.

Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.

Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80.

Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.

Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81.

Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70.

Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82.<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 74. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

Tonight: Patchy fog after 9pm. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 67. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.

Saturday: Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 73. Southeast wind around 10 mph.

Saturday Night: Patchy fog after 9pm. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 67. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

Sunday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.

Monday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71.

Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.

Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 71.

Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.

Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 72.

Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.

Thursday: Mostly 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">Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 76. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

Tonight: Patchy fog after 9pm. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 67. Southeast wind around 10 mph.

Saturday: Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 75. South wind around 10 mph.

Saturday Night: Patchy fog after 9pm. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 66. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

Sunday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. Light southeast wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.

Monday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73.

Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.

Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74.

Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.

Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 76.

Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.

Thursday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78.<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) @ 0828 hrs

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0.8 ft Rising = 45’08”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.4 ft Rising = 46’04”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2.4 ft Rising = 47’04”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2.1 ft Rising = 47’01”

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 0828 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">4 knots from SSE gusts to 7 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">8 knots from SE gusts to 9 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">8 knots from SE gusts to 12 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">10 knots from SE gusts to 11 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2 knots from SE 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 130846

CWFHGX

 

Coastal Waters Forecast

National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX

346 AM CDT Fri Mar 13 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.

 

GMZ300-132130-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

346 AM CDT Fri Mar 13 2020

 

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

Areas of sea fog will be possible again this morning and tonight

but it will not be as dense or have as much coverage as the

previous few nights due to warmer sea surface temperatures.

Onshore flow is expected through the rest of the week with no

chance of precipitation. The flow may approach caution flag

criteria tonight for a few hours but it will be marginal.

 

 

$$

 

GMZ330-335-132130-

Matagorda Bay-Galveston Bay-

346 AM CDT Fri Mar 13 2020

 

.TODAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to

15 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters smooth becoming slightly

choppy in the afternoon. Patchy fog early in the morning.

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

choppy. Patchy fog.

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

slightly choppy. Patchy fog in the morning.

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

smooth. Patchy fog.

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

slight chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms.

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

.MONDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast 10 to

15 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters smooth becoming slightly

choppy in the afternoon.

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

.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth. A

slight chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters

smooth.

 

$$

 

GMZ350-355-132130-

Coastal waters from Freeport to Matagorda Ship Channel TX out

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

346 AM CDT Fri Mar 13 2020

 

.TODAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Patchy

fog early in the morning.

.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

Patchy fog.

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

Patchy fog in the morning.

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

3 feet. Patchy fog.

.SUNDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

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

.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A

slight chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms in the

afternoon.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to

3 feet.

 

$$

 

GMZ370-375-132130-

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-

346 AM CDT Fri Mar 13 2020

 

.TODAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 feet. Patchy fog

early in the morning.

.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.

Patchy fog.

.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.

Patchy fog in the morning.

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

4 feet. Patchy fog.

.SUNDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds around 10 knots. Seas 3 feet.

.MONDAY...East winds around 10 knots. Seas 3 feet.

.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

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

.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 feet.

 

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

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

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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

 

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Sidney Sherman

197’ (Morgan’s Point)

197’ (below Fred Hartman Bridge – Baytown)<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">175' (Baytown/LaPorte Bridge)

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">197’ (Battleship Texas)

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">175' (Beltway 8 Bridge)

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">197’ (Power Plant)

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">135' (Loop 610 Bridge)

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

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

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The Texas City Ship Channel is approximately 11 miles from GB Buoy

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">The ACOE project draft for the TXCSC is 45’00 FW at MLT from the GB BUOY to Valero Dock # 42, the channel above project draft is 40’00 FW at MLT.  The length on the final approach from the Houston, Galveston, Texas City tri-channel split is approximately 6 miles, the width is approximately a 400 ft bottom, the Turning Basin is approximately 4,200 ft long and 1,200 ft wide with a maximum deep draft of 45 ft FW at MLT, and is navigable day or night with no air draft restrictions.  Only TX City Docks with 45’00” maximum deep draft at MLT are TC # 41, & 42

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

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

 

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Army Corp of Engineers

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

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

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

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

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

www.brazospilots.com

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NOAA

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