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SubjectDatePriority
Daily Conditions Report03/31/2010 Normal
Daily Conditions Report 03/30/2010 Normal
DAILY CONDITIONS UPDATE03/29/2010 Normal
DAILY CONDITIONS UPDATE03/26/2010 Normal
DAILY CONDITIONS REPORT03/25/2010 Normal
SHIP CHANNEL UPDATE03/25/2010 Normal
HOUSTON SHIP CHANNEL CLOSURE03/25/2010 Normal
DAILY CONDITIONS REPORT03/24/2010 Normal
DAILY CONDITIONS REPORT03/23/2010 Normal
DAILY CONDITIONS REPORT03/22/2010 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Wind Advisory03/21/2010 Normal
ExxonMobil Baytown Draft Update / March 1903/19/2010 Normal
DAILY CONDITIONS REPORT03/19/2010 Normal
DAILY CONDITIONS REPORT03/18/2010 Normal
DAILY CONDITIONS UPDATE03/17/2010 Normal
DAILY CONDITIONS REPORT03/16/2010 Normal
Galveston/Texas City closure/resumption timings03/15/2010 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Re-Opened03/15/2010 Normal
Daily Conditions Report & Shipchannel Still Closed03/15/2010 Normal
Daily Conditions Report03/12/2010 Normal
Houston/Galveston/Texas City channel fog updates03/12/2010 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Re-Opened to Outbound Traffic 1100/11th03/11/2010 Normal
Houston Ship Channel to Re-Open to Outbound Only03/11/2010 Normal
Daily Conditions Report & Houston Ship Channel Still Closed03/11/2010 Normal
HOUSTON SHIP CHANNEL UPDATE03/10/2010 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Closure Update03/10/2010 Normal
Houston/Galveston/Texas City channels close due fog03/10/2010 Normal
Houston/Galveston/Tx City channel repopens03/09/2010 Normal
Houston/Galveston/Texas City channels closed due to fog03/09/2010 Normal
Daily Conditions Report03/08/2010 Normal
HOUSTON CHANNEL RE-OPENED03/05/2010 Normal
Daily Conditions Report03/05/2010 Normal
Daily Conditions Report03/04/2010 Normal
Daily Conditions Report03/03/2010 Normal
Daily Conditions Report03/02/2010 Normal
DAILY CONDITIONS REPORT03/01/2010 Normal

 Daily Port Update

Subject:Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update
Date:Thursday, March 26, 2020
Priority:Normal
Notice:

 

March 26, 2020            Thursday

 

 

                

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

 

 

NOAA Weather

GMZ300-262145-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

406 AM CDT Thu Mar 26 2020

 

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

A light to moderate onshore flow will persist through the end of the

week. Caution flags might be needed tonight through Friday night as

the pressure gradient tightens. The next cold front will push off the

coast on Saturday with north and northeast winds developing in its wake.

An onshore flow will resume Sunday night and Monday as high pressure

moves off to the east. Another cold front is currently expected to

move off the coast sometime on Tuesday.

 

$$

 

 

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">Thursday

<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    74° 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           89° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity    79%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  29.93 in / 1013.8 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     S 8 mph

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

Fog / Mist

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently     75° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High            79° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity     88%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  29.93 in / 1013.6 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         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 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            80° 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   29.93 in / 1013.4 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       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         S 13 mph

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 89. Light south wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.

Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 88. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. South wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Saturday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

Saturday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.

Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers after 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.

Monday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

Monday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 81.

Tuesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Partly sunny, with a high near 79. South wind 5 to 15 mph.

Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 78. South wind 10 to 15 mph.

Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Saturday: A chance of showers between 8am and 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. South wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

Saturday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.

Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 75.

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

Monday: A chance of showers between 8am and 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Monday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 78.

Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.

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Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Partly sunny, with a high near 80. South wind 5 to 15 mph.

Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. South wind 10 to 15 mph.

Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 80. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Saturday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. South wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

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

Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.

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

Monday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

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

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

Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.<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) @ 0856 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.2 ft Rising = 46’02”

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.4 ft Rising = 46’06”

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 0856 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">6 knots from S 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">4 knots from S gusts to 9 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">11 knots from SSW gusts to 14 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">13 knots from S gusts to 15 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">6 knots from S gusts to 11 knots

 

 

 

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FZUS54 KHGX 260906

CWFHGX

 

Coastal Waters Forecast

National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX

406 AM CDT Thu Mar 26 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.

 

GMZ300-262145-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

406 AM CDT Thu Mar 26 2020

 

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

A light to moderate onshore flow will persist through the end of the

week. Caution flags might be needed tonight through Friday night as

the pressure gradient tightens. The next cold front will push off the

coast on Saturday with north and northeast winds developing in its wake.

An onshore flow will resume Sunday night and Monday as high pressure

moves off to the east. Another cold front is currently expected to

move off the coast sometime on Tuesday.

 

$$

 

GMZ335-262145-

Galveston Bay-

406 AM CDT Thu Mar 26 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 through FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters

slightly choppy.

.SATURDAY...South winds around 10 knots becoming southwest in the afternoon.

Bay waters smooth to slightly choppy becoming smooth in the afternoon.

A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

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

.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming east in the afternoon.

Bay waters slightly choppy.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly choppy.

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

A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.

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

A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

 

$$

 

GMZ330-262145-

Matagorda Bay-

406 AM CDT Thu Mar 26 2020

 

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

in the afternoon. Bay waters smooth becoming slightly choppy in the

afternoon.

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

choppy.

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

.SATURDAY...South winds around 10 knots becoming northwest in the afternoon.

Bay waters smooth to slightly choppy becoming smooth in the afternoon.

A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth.

.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming east in the afternoon.

Bay waters slightly choppy becoming slightly choppy to choppy in the

afternoon.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly choppy.

A slight chance of showers. Isolated thunderstorms after midnight.

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

A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.

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

A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

 

$$

 

GMZ350-355-262145-

Coastal waters from Freeport to Matagorda Ship Channel TX out

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

406 AM CDT Thu Mar 26 2020

 

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

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

.TONIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

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

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

15 to 20 knots after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 feet.

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

in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A slight chance of showers in the

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

.SATURDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots

after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 feet.

.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.

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

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

of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.

.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A chance

of showers and thunderstorms.

 

$$

 

GMZ370-375-262145-

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-

406 AM CDT Thu Mar 26 2020

 

.TODAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

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

.FRIDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southeast 10 to 15 knots

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

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

seas up to 6 feet.

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

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

A chance of thunderstorms and a slight chance of showers in the afternoon.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots

after midnight. Seas 4 to 5 feet with occasional seas up to 6 feet.

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

seas up to 6 feet.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet with occasional

seas up to 6 feet.

.MONDAY...Southeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 4 feet. A slight chance

of showers and thunderstorms.

.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming south 10 to

15 knots after midnight. Seas 4 feet. A chance showers and thunderstorms.

 

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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

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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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-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 Galveston Ship Channel is approximately    miles from GB Buoy <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:white">

<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

http://www.houston-pilots.com/<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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

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

www.brazospilots.com

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NOAA

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National Data Buoy Center

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