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SubjectDatePriority
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/19/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/18/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/17/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/16/2018 Normal
Houston / Galveston / Freeport Sea Fog Update 02/15/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/15/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/14/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/13/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/12/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/11/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/10/2018 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update 02/09/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/09/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/08/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/07/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/06/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/05/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/04/2018 Normal
NWS Update: Sea Fog Potential Through Mid-Week Houston / Galveston / Freeport Fog advisory 02/03/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/03/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/02/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/01/2018 Normal

 Daily Port Update

Subject:Houston Ship Channel Update
Date:Friday, February 09, 2018
Priority:Normal
Notice:

Houston Ship Channel Update  

 

Closed to all vessel traffic due to fog

 

02/03

1930       Pilots suspended boarding all vessel traffic due to fog

 

02/04

0100    Pilots resumed boarding outbound vessel traffic only

1205    Pilots resumed boarding inbound vessel traffic // Open to two way traffic

 

02/05

2226    Pilots suspended boarding all vessel traffic due to dense fog

 

02/07

0430      Pilots resumed boarding outbound vessel traffic

0830      Pilots resumed boarding inbound vessel traffic

 

02/09

1840    Pilots suspended boarding all vessel traffic due to dense fog

 

 

Present Vessel Traffic

18        Vessels set to proceed inbound

14        Vessels set to sail

 

 

 

NOAA

 

Houston                      5   miles visibility

 

Galveston/Texas City   0.5 miles visibility

Coastal Waters Forecast

National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX

955 PM CST Fri Feb 9 2018

 

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.

 

GMZ300-101615-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

955 PM CST Fri Feb 9 2018

 

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

Sea fog overnight should gradually shift eastward up the coast

throughout the night. Look for some improvement as heavier rain

and thunderstorms develop overnight. Potential for sea fog may

return as the heaviest storms wind down Saturday night until a

cold front pushes off the coast Sunday morning. Elevated offshore

winds and waves will be possible behind the cold front Sunday

afternoon into Monday.

 

$$

 

GMZ335-101615-

Galveston Bay-

955 PM CST Fri Feb 9 2018

 

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM CST SATURDAY...

 

.REST OF TONIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters

smooth. Areas of dense fog. Isolated thunderstorms late in the

evening. Showers. Thunderstorms after midnight. Some

thunderstorms may produce heavy rainfall after midnight.

.SATURDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth. Areas

of dense fog early in the morning. Thunderstorms in the morning.

Showers. Thunderstorms likely in the afternoon. Some

thunderstorms may produce heavy rainfall in the morning.

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

after midnight. Bay waters smooth. Patchy fog. A chance of

showers and isolated thunderstorms.

.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north 15 to

20 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters slightly choppy becoming

choppy in the afternoon. A chance of showers.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to

15 knots after midnight. Bay waters choppy becoming slightly

choppy after midnight. A chance of showers.

.MONDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to

10 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters slightly choppy becoming

smooth in the afternoon. A slight chance of showers.

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

A slight chance of showers.

.TUESDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth. A chance

of showers.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth. A

chance of showers.

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

slight chance of showers.

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

 

$$

Notice posted on Friday, February 09, 2018

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-to-date information.