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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:Monday, March 23, 2020
Priority:Normal
Notice:

 

 

March 23, 2020            Monday

 

 

                

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

 

 

NOAA Weather

GMZ300-232030-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

249 AM CDT Mon Mar 23 2020

 

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

Warm and moist southerly flow will continue this week. Some patchy

fog and haze will be possible throughout the week. Gusty winds can

be expected tonight into early Tuesday morning over portions of

the Gulf waters thanks to low pressure developing in the lee of

the Rockies. That low will trail a cold front into Texas, but it

is expected to stop far short of the waters. A cold front reaching

the coast is not likely to arrive until a stronger one crosses

the region on Saturday.

 

$$

 

 

Houston // Open 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

 

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

 

03/19

0740               Resumed two way traffic

 

 

 

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 all 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">Monday

<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    70° F

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity    93%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  30.05 in / 1018.0 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        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 6 mph

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

<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     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            76° 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  30.07 in / 1018.1 mb

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Visibility         4 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 12 mph

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

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             69° 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   30.06 in / 1017.8 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         S 6 mph

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">A slight chance of showers between 1pm and 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Light and variable wind becoming south 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Tonight: A slight chance of showers between 4am and 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. South wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers before 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. South wind around 5 mph.

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

Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.

Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 71.

Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 89.

Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70.

Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80.

Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58.

Sunday: 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;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">A slight chance of showers between 10am and noon. Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. South wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers before 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon.

Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.

Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.

Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 71.

Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 81.

Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71.

Saturday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77.

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

Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 74.<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">A slight chance of showers between 10am and noon. Patchy fog before 7am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. South wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers before 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. South wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon.

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

Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.

Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.

Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 82.

Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70.

Saturday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79.

Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.

Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 75.<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) @ 0612 hrs

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.9 ft Steady = 46’09”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2.2 ft Falling = 47’02”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.9 ft Steady = 46’09”

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

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 0612 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">4 knots from SSW gusts to 6 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2 knots from SSW gusts to 5 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">9 knots from SSW gusts to 10 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 SSW gusts to 12 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">4 knots from SW gusts to 9 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 230749

CWFHGX

 

Coastal Waters Forecast

National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX

249 AM CDT Mon Mar 23 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.

 

GMZ300-232030-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

249 AM CDT Mon Mar 23 2020

 

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

Warm and moist southerly flow will continue this week. Some patchy

fog and haze will be possible throughout the week. Gusty winds can

be expected tonight into early Tuesday morning over portions of

the Gulf waters thanks to low pressure developing in the lee of

the Rockies. That low will trail a cold front into Texas, but it

is expected to stop far short of the waters. A cold front reaching

the coast is not likely to arrive until a stronger one crosses

the region on Saturday.

 

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GMZ335-232030-

Galveston Bay-

249 AM CDT Mon Mar 23 2020

 

.TODAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots

in the afternoon. Bay waters smooth becoming slightly choppy in

the afternoon.

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

choppy. A slight chance of showers after midnight.

.TUESDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly

choppy. A slight chance of showers early in the morning.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots decreasing to

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

smooth after midnight.

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

afternoon. Bay waters smooth.

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

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

15 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters smooth becoming slightly

choppy in the afternoon.

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

choppy.

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

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

choppy.

 

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GMZ330-232030-

Matagorda Bay-

249 AM CDT Mon Mar 23 2020

 

.TODAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots

in the afternoon. Bay waters smooth becoming slightly choppy in

the afternoon.

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

choppy. A slight chance of showers after midnight.

.TUESDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly

choppy. A slight chance of showers early in the morning.

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

smooth.

.WEDNESDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South winds around 10 knots. Bay waters smooth

to slightly choppy.

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

choppy.

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

slightly choppy.

.FRIDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots

in the afternoon. Bay waters slightly choppy becoming choppy in

the afternoon.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds around 15 knots. Bay waters slightly

choppy to choppy.

 

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GMZ350-355-232030-

Coastal waters from Freeport to Matagorda Ship Channel TX out

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

249 AM CDT Mon Mar 23 2020

 

...Small Craft Should Exercise Caution Tonight Into Tuesday

Morning...

 

.TODAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots

in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Patchy fog early in the

morning. A slight chance of showers in the morning.

.TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. A slight

chance of showers after midnight.

.TUESDAY...South winds 10 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A slight

chance of showers early in the morning.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest

5 to 10 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south in the

afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

.THURSDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.

.FRIDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

 

$$

 

GMZ370-375-232030-

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-

249 AM CDT Mon Mar 23 2020

 

...Small Craft Should Exercise Caution Tonight Into Tuesday

Morning...

 

.TODAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A slight

chance of showers early in the morning.

.TONIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

.TUESDAY...South 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.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to

4 feet.

.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south in the

afternoon. Seas 3 feet.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 feet.

.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 feet.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.

.FRIDAY...South winds around 15 knots. Seas 4 feet.

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

occasional seas up to 6 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

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

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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 

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

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

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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;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Port of Galveston

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

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

 

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Army Corp of Engineers

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

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

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

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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.