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SubjectDatePriority
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:Thursday, March 19, 2020
Priority:Normal
Notice:

 

March 19, 2020            Thursday

 

 

                

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

 

 

NOAA Weather

GMZ300-192130-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

348 AM CDT Thu Mar 19 2020

 

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

Onshore winds will persist through Friday. Patchy fog will continue,

with lowest visibilities generally just off the Galveston coast.  A

cold front will approach the coast Friday afternoon and evening

bringing a chance of showers or thunderstorms. Winds will briefly

shift to the northeast through Saturday. Onshore winds will

quickly redevelop on Sunday and additional showers and

thunderstorms are expected to impact the bays and coastal waters

through the remainder of the weekend.

 

$$

 

 

Houston // Open to inbound 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

1205        Inbound vessel traffic resumed and outbound vessel traffic remains open (Two way traffic)

2100          All vessel traffic suspended – due to fog

 

03/14

0430           Open to outbound vessel traffic only

1000           Inbound vessel traffic resumed and outbound vessel traffic remains open (Two way traffic)

2240           All vessel traffic suspended – due to fog

 

03/15

0500           Open to outbound vessel traffic only

0730           Inbound vessel traffic resumed and outbound vessel traffic remains open (Two way traffic)

1110           All vessel traffic suspended – due to fog

1400           Open to all vessel traffic

1614           All vessel traffic suspended – due to fog

2100           Outbound vessel traffic only resumed

 

03/16    

0320           Inbound vessel traffic resumed // Outbound vessel traffic remains open (Two way traffic)

2350           All vessel traffic suspended – due to fog

 

03/17

1200             Open to outbound vessel traffic only

 

03/18

1025             Resumed boarding inbound vessel traffic // Outbound vessel traffic remains open (Two wat traffic)

1825             Open to inbound vessel traffic // Outbound vessel traffic suspended – due to fog

 

 

Present traffic

 16          Vessels set to proceed inbound

   7          Vessels set to proceed outbound

 

 

 

Galveston / Texas City // Open 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

1100           All vessel traffic resumed

1500          All vessel traffic suspended – due to fog

 

03/15

1715          All vessel traffic suspended – due to fog

 

03/16

0245          All vessel traffic resumed

 

03/17

0245          All vessel traffic suspended – due to fog

1030            All vessel traffic resumed

1815            All vessel traffic suspended – due to fog

 

03/18

0735             All vessel traffic resumed

 

 

 

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

 

03/14

0742           All vessel traffic suspended – due to fog

1100           All vessel traffic resumed

 

03/15

0105            Inbound vessel traffic suspended – due to fog // Outbound vessel traffic remains open

0110          All vessel traffic suspended – due to fog

1200            All vessel traffic resumed

1316          lnbound vessel traffic suspended – due to fog // Outbound vessel traffic remains open

1400          Open to all vessel traffic

 

03/16

0100         All vessel traffic suspended – due to fog

0430         Open to all vessel traffic

 

03/17    

0045           All vessel traffic suspended – due to fog    

1230           Open to all vessel traffic

1630           All vessel traffic suspended – due to fog

 

03/18

0730             Resumed boarding inbound vessel traffic

 

 

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">Overcast

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low            70° 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    82%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  29.95 in / 1014.7 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        8 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 15 mph

<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">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             68° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High            78° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity     94%

<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     70° 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     SE 13 mph

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

Overcast

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently     73° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High            78° 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   29.96 in / 1014.6 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         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         S 16 mph

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Tonight: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 70. South wind 5 to 15 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Friday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 10am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 10am and 1pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm. Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a steady temperature around 73. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68. North wind around 5 mph.

Saturday Night: Showers before 1am, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm between 1am and 4am, then showers after 4am. Low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

Sunday: Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.

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

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

Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 81.

Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Cloudy, with a high near 78. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Tonight: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4am. Patchy fog between 3am and 4am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 68. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Friday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 7am and 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Patchy fog before 1pm. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 72. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Breezy, with a northeast wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.

Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68. Northeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Saturday Night: Showers likely. Cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Sunday: A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73.

Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.

Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 74.

Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.

Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 75.

Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.<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 7am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Tonight: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4am. Patchy fog after 2am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 70. South wind around 10 mph.

Friday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 7am and 10am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 10am. Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 75. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. North wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph.

Saturday Night: Showers likely, mainly before 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Sunday: A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74.

Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.

Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 76.

Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.

Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 77.

Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.<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) @ 0624 hrs

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 0624 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">7 knots from S gusts to 15 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">12 knots from SSE gusts to 19 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">16 knots from SSE gusts to 19 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">16 knots from SSE gusts to 17 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">6 knots from SSE gusts to 14 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 190848

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Coastal Waters Forecast

National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX

348 AM CDT Thu Mar 19 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.

 

GMZ300-192130-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

348 AM CDT Thu Mar 19 2020

 

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

Onshore winds will persist through Friday. Patchy fog will continue,

with lowest visibilities generally just off the Galveston coast.  A

cold front will approach the coast Friday afternoon and evening

bringing a chance of showers or thunderstorms. Winds will briefly

shift to the northeast through Saturday. Onshore winds will

quickly redevelop on Sunday and additional showers and

thunderstorms are expected to impact the bays and coastal waters

through the remainder of the weekend.

 

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GMZ335-192130-

Galveston Bay-

348 AM CDT Thu Mar 19 2020

 

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

choppy. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms late.

.TONIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth. Patchy

fog after midnight. A slight chance of showers after midnight. A

slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight. A chance of

showers late.

.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east in the

afternoon. Bay waters smooth. Patchy fog in the morning. Showers

in the morning. A chance of thunderstorms. A chance of showers in

the afternoon.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northeast

10 to 15 knots after midnight. Bay waters choppy becoming

slightly choppy after midnight. A slight chance of showers and

thunderstorms in the evening.

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

choppy. A chance of showers.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to

10 knots after midnight. Bay waters slightly choppy becoming

smooth after midnight. Showers likely.

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

likely.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds around 5 knots. Bay waters smooth. A

chance of showers in the evening, then a slight chance of showers

after midnight.

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

afternoon. Bay waters smooth. A slight chance of showers.

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

 

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GMZ330-192130-

Matagorda Bay-

348 AM CDT Thu Mar 19 2020

 

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

choppy. Patchy fog in the morning.

.TONIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth. Patchy

fog in the late evening and overnight. A chance of thunderstorms

after midnight. A chance of showers after midnight. A slight

chance of thunderstorms late.

.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 20 to 25 knots becoming east 5 to

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

the afternoon. Patchy fog in the morning. Showers and

thunderstorms likely in the morning, then a chance of showers and

thunderstorms in the afternoon.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters choppy. A

slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening.

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

choppy. A chance of showers.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to

10 knots after midnight. Bay waters slightly choppy becoming

smooth after midnight. Showers likely in the evening, then a

chance of showers after midnight.

.SUNDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast in the

afternoon. Bay waters smooth. A chance of showers.

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

A slight chance of showers.

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

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

smooth to slightly choppy.

 

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GMZ355-192130-

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

348 AM CDT Thu Mar 19 2020

 

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CDT THIS MORNING...

 

.TODAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Patchy

dense fog early in the morning.

.TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Patchy

fog in the late evening and overnight. A slight chance of showers

after midnight. A slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight.

A chance of showers late.

.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming east in the

afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Patchy fog until late afternoon.

Showers likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the

morning. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then a

slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.

.SATURDAY...Northeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A

slight chance of showers in the morning, then a chance of showers

in the afternoon.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

Showers likely in the evening, then a chance of showers after

midnight.

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

showers.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 5 knots. Seas 2 feet. A

slight chance of showers.

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

.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to

3 feet.

 

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GMZ350-192130-

Coastal waters from Freeport to Matagorda Ship Channel TX out

20 NM-

348 AM CDT Thu Mar 19 2020

 

.TODAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet with

occasional seas up to 6 feet. Patchy fog early in the morning.

Patchy fog late.

.TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 feet. Patchy fog. A

slight chance of showers after midnight. A slight chance of

thunderstorms after midnight. A chance of showers late.

.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming east in the

afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Patchy fog until late afternoon. A

chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning. A slight

chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.

A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening.

.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A

chance of showers.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to

10 knots after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A chance of showers.

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

chance of showers.

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

A slight chance of showers in the evening.

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

.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to

3 feet.

 

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GMZ370-375-192130-

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-

348 AM CDT Thu Mar 19 2020

 

.TODAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet with

occasional seas up to 6 feet. Patchy fog early in the morning.

Patchy fog late.

.TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 5 to 6 feet with

occasional seas up to 7 feet. Patchy fog.

.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming east in the

afternoon. Seas 4 to 5 feet with occasional seas up to 6 feet.

Patchy fog. A slight chance of showers in the morning. A slight

chance of thunderstorms. A chance of showers in the afternoon.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet

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

thunderstorms in the evening, then a slight chance of showers and

thunderstorms after midnight.

.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet with

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

morning, then a chance of showers in the afternoon.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to

10 knots after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A chance of showers.

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

showers.

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

A slight chance of showers.

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

.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

 

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

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

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

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

 

 

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

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

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

 

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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197’ (Morgan’s Point)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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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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.