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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:Friday, March 27, 2020
Priority:Normal
Notice:

 

 

March 27, 2020            Friday

 

 

                

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

 

 

NOAA Weather

GMZ300-272215-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

406 AM CDT Fri Mar 27 2020

 

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

Moderate onshore winds will prevail today. Caution flags have

been issued for the offshore waters through this afternoon. The

next cold front is still forecast to move off the coast Saturday

afternoon with generally light 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.

 

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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">Friday

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently    74° 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           88° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity    85%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  29.80 in / 1009.7 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      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 10 mph

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

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            77° 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  29.81 in / 1009.5 mb

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Visibility         5 miles

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind     S 17 mph

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

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             71° 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      88%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer   29.81 in / 1009.3 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         7  miles

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind         S 16 mph

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 88. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. South wind around 10 mph.

Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 59. North wind around 5 mph.

Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

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

Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 81.

Monday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.

Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.

Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.

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

Thursday: 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">Partly sunny, with a high near 77. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north after midnight.

Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 77. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

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

Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 78.

Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70.

Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.

Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 75.

Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.

Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 75.<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. South wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming north after midnight.

Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. East wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.

Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.

Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.

Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.

Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.

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

Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 76.<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) @ 0848 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.7 ft Rising = 46’07”

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.7 ft Rising = 47’01”

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

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

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

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

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

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 0848 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 12 knots

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">15 knots from S gusts to 20 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">17 knots from S gusts to 20 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">7 knots from S gusts to 17 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 270906

CWFHGX

 

Coastal Waters Forecast

National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX

406 AM CDT Fri Mar 27 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.

 

GMZ300-272215-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

406 AM CDT Fri Mar 27 2020

 

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

Moderate onshore winds will prevail today. Caution flags have

been issued for the offshore waters through this afternoon. The

next cold front is still forecast to move off the coast Saturday

afternoon with generally light 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.

 

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Galveston Bay-

406 AM CDT Fri Mar 27 2020

 

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

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

choppy.

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

10 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters slightly choppy becoming

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

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds around 5 knots becoming north

after midnight. Bay waters smooth.

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

afternoon. Bay waters slightly choppy.

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

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

choppy. A slight chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms.

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

after midnight. Bay waters slightly choppy becoming smooth to

slightly choppy after midnight. A slight chance of showers in the

evening. Isolated thunderstorms. A chance of showers after

midnight.

.TUESDAY...West winds around 10 knots becoming northwest in the

afternoon. Bay waters smooth to slightly choppy becoming slightly

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

Isolated thunderstorms. A slight chance of showers in the

afternoon.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly

choppy.

 

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GMZ330-272215-

Matagorda Bay-

406 AM CDT Fri Mar 27 2020

 

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

.TONIGHT...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...East winds 10 to 15 knots. 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 slight chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms in

the afternoon.

.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest

after midnight. Bay waters smooth. A slight chance of showers and

isolated thunderstorms after midnight.

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

slight chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms in the

morning.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly

choppy.

 

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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 Fri Mar 27 2020

 

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

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

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

10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet. A slight chance of

showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then a chance of

showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast

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.

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

after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A slight chance of showers and

isolated thunderstorms after midnight.

.TUESDAY...West winds around 10 knots becoming northwest in the

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

isolated thunderstorms in the morning.

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

 

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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 Fri Mar 27 2020

 

...Small Craft Should Exercise Caution...

 

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

occasional seas up to 6 feet.

.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south 15 to

20 knots after midnight. 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 5 to 6 feet with occasional seas

up to 7 feet. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast

10 to 15 knots after midnight. Seas 4 to 5 feet with occasional

seas up to 6 feet.

.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet with

occasional seas up to 6 feet.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds around 15 knots becoming southeast

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

6 feet.

.MONDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 feet.

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

after midnight. Seas 4 feet. A slight chance of showers and

isolated thunderstorms after midnight.

.TUESDAY...West winds around 10 knots becoming northwest in the

afternoon. Seas 4 feet. A slight chance of showers and isolated

thunderstorms in the morning.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to

20 knots after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 feet.

 

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

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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

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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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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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.