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SubjectDatePriority
Freeport Ship Channel 10/31/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/31/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/30/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/29/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/28/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/27/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/26/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/25/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/24/2018 Normal
NOAA Hurricane Center // Hurricane Willa 10/23/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/23/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/22/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/21/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/20/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/19/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/18/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/17/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/16/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/15/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/14/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/13/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/12/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/11/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/10/2018 Normal
NOAA - US Gulf // Hurricane Michael 10/10/2018 Normal
NOAA US Gulf // Hurricane Michael 10/09/2018 Normal
NOAA - US Gulf // Hurricane Michael 10/09/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/09/2018 Normal
NOAA Hurricane Central US Gulf – Hurricane Michael 10/08/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/08/2018 Normal
NOAA - US Gulf // Tropical Storm Michael10/08/2018 Normal
US Gulf - Tropical Storm Michael 10/07/2018 Normal
US Gulf - Tropical Depression 14 10/07/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/07/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/06/2018 Normal
US Gulf - Tropical Disturbance 10/06/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/05/2018 Normal
US Gulf Tropical Disturbance 10/05/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/04/2018 Normal
FW: Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/03/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/02/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/01/2018 Normal

 Daily Port Update

Subject:Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update
Date:Tuesday, October 23, 2018
Priority:Normal
Notice:

 

October 23, 2018            Tuesday                   

 

Hurricane Season            June 1st – November 30th

Be Prepared <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">

 

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

 

 

Houston // Open to all vessel traffic   <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

 

A reminder as we enter Fall 2018, strong cold fronts as they arrive the Texas Gulf Coast will generally push out 1 – 3 feet of water out of Galveston Bay.  Maximum deep draft vessels cold be delayed transiting the Houston Ship Channel until the cold front and high pressure move off the coast and water moves back into the bay. 

 

 

 

 

Following from Captain Mitchem / Presiding Officer Houston Pilots

 

Removal of 44' draft restriction in the Houston Ship Channel

 

Hello All:

 

The dredging between buoys 11/12 and 9/10 in Bolivar Roads has been completed.

 

The maximum allowable fresh water draft for Houston is 45’ as of August 1, 2018.

 

Sincerely

Captain Mark Mitchem

Presiding Officer

Houston Pilots

203 Deerwood Glen Drive

Deer Park, Texas      77536

po@houston-pilots.com

Office:  281-476-8204

Fax:  281-476-8254

Mobile:  713-201-6175

 

 

 

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Galveston / Texas City // Open to all vessel traffic 

 

 

Freeport // Open to all vessel traffic <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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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">Tuesday

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently   56° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low           59° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High          63° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity   87%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 30.15 in / 1021.4 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint   52° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Visibility       8 miles

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

<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 NE 15 mph

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

Overcast

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently     61° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low             65° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High            68° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  30.13 in / 1020.3 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint    54° 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  N 28 mph, Gusts up to 39 mph

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

Heavy Rain, Fog / Mist

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently    55° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low            66° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High           67° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity    96%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 30.14 in / 1020.5 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint   54° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Visibility     1.25 miles

Wind Chill  51<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">° F

<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 N 15 mph

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black;background:white">Showers, mainly before 1pm. High near 63. Northeast wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible. <span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

Tonight: A 40 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 59. Northeast wind around 10 mph. 

Wednesday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 67. Northeast wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible. 

Wednesday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Low around 58. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 68. Northwest wind around 10 mph. 

Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 55.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 73.

Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 59.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 79.

Saturday Night: Clear, with a low around 59.

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 76.

Sunday Night: Clear, with a low around 59.

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 76.<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black;background:white">Showers likely, mainly before 4pm. Cloudy, with a high near 68. Windy, with a northeast wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible. <span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

Tonight: A 50 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 65. Breezy, with a northeast wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible. 

Wednesday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 73. Breezy, with an east wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible. 

Wednesday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Low around 63. East wind 10 to 15 mph becoming light and variable. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

Thursday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 69. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 71.

Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 65.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 76.

Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 65.

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 74.

Sunday Night: Clear, with a low around 66.

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 74.<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black;background:white">Showers likely, mainly before 2pm. Cloudy, with a high near 67. Windy, with a northeast wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible. <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

Tonight: A 50 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 66. Northeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible. 

Wednesday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 75. East wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible. 

Wednesday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Low around 61. Light and variable wind becoming northwest 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 70. Northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. 

Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 72.

Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 61.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 77.

Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 63.

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 76.

Sunday Night: Clear, with a low around 63.

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 76.<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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  Hazardous Weather Outlook <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">Hazardous Weather Outlook <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">355 AM CDT Tue Oct 23 2018 <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">TXZ163-164-176>179-195>200-210>214-226-227-235>238-300-313- <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">335>338-437-241200- <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">Austin-Brazoria Islands-Brazos-Burleson-Chambers-Coastal Brazoria- <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">Coastal Galveston-Coastal Harris-Coastal Jackson- <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">Coastal Matagorda-Colorado-Fort Bend-Grimes-Houston- <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">Inland Brazoria-Inland Galveston-Inland Harris-Inland Jackson- <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">Inland Matagorda-Madison-Montgomery-Northern Liberty-Polk- <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">San Jacinto-Southern Liberty-Trinity-Walker-Waller-Washington- <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">Wharton- <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">355 AM CDT Tue Oct 23 2018 <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of Southeast Texas. <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">Periods of rain can be expected, especially this morning. <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">Best rain chances look like Wednesday afternoon through Thursday morning <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">as the remnants of Hurricane Willa move across the state. A couple <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">inches of rain will be possible with the higher amounts probably ending <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">up near the coast and offshore. The end of the week and weekend will <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">be dry. <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT... <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">Spotter activation might be needed Wednesday through early Thursday <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">morning. <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">$$ <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif"> 

 

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

http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/text/MIAOFFNT4.shtml<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#1F497D">

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif"> 

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

http://www.khou.com/weather/<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#1F497D">

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<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">MARSEC LEVEL 1

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

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

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Maximum Deep Drafts - Houston / Galveston Bay

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">PORTS NOAA/NOS Water Levels (above MLLW) @ 1008 hrs

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

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

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

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

<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">1.8 ft Steady  = 46’08”

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 1008 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">6 knots from NE, 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">10 knots from NNE, gusts to 14 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">18 knots from NE, gusts to 26 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">24 knots from NNE, gusts to 27 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">17 knots from NE, gusts to 21 knots

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

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<span-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:#1F497D">NOAA Weather Galveston Bay & Matagorda Bay

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">FZUS54 KHGX 231130

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">CWFHGX

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">Coastal Waters Forecast

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">630 AM CDT Tue Oct 23 2018

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">Upper Texas coastal waters from High Island to the Matagorda Ship

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">Channel out 60 nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black"> 

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">Seas are provided as a range of the average height of the highest

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">1/3 of the waves...along with the occasional height of the average

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">highest 10 percent of the waves.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black"> 

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ300-240015-

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">630 AM CDT Tue Oct 23 2018

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black"> 

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM...

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">Elevated winds and seas will continue across the region for the

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">next several days. Upper level disturbances will bring periods of

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">rain and embedded thunderstorms through Thursday. Gradually

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">improving conditions are expected later in the week as high pressure

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">builds into the area. 

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ330-335-240015-

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">Matagorda Bay-Galveston Bay-

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">630 AM CDT Tue Oct 23 2018

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black"> 

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM CDT THIS AFTERNOON...

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black"> 

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.TODAY...Northeast winds 20 to 25 knots. Bay waters rough.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">Showers likely.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.TONIGHT and WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds 15 knots. Bay waters

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">slightly choppy to choppy. A chance of showers.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">after midnight. Bay waters slightly choppy. Showers and isolated

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">thunderstorms.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">choppy. Isolated thunderstorms in the morning. A chance of

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">showers.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.THURSDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">choppy.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.FRIDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.SATURDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.SATURDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth.

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ350-355-240015-

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">Coastal waters from Freeport to Matagorda Ship Channel TX out

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">20 NM-Coastal waters from High Island to Freeport TX out 20 NM-

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">630 AM CDT Tue Oct 23 2018

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM CDT THIS AFTERNOON...

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.TODAY...Northeast winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">occasional seas up to 7 feet. Showers likely.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">occasional seas up to 7 feet. A chance of showers.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.WEDNESDAY...East winds 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">occasional seas up to 7 feet. Showers and isolated thunderstorms.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">15 to 20 knots after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Showers and

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">isolated thunderstorms.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">Isolated thunderstorms in the morning. A slight chance of

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">showers.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.THURSDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.FRIDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to 10 knots

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">in the afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.SATURDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.SATURDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot.

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ370-375-240015-

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">Waters from Freeport to Matagorda Ship Channel TX from 20 to

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">60 NM-Waters from High Island to Freeport TX from 20 to 60 NM-

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">630 AM CDT Tue Oct 23 2018

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black"> 

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM CDT THIS AFTERNOON...

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black"> 

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.TODAY...Northeast winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 6 to 9 feet with

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">occasional seas up to 11 feet. Showers likely.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 25 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">occasional seas up to 8 feet. Showers likely.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.WEDNESDAY...East winds 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">occasional seas up to 8 feet. Showers likely and isolated

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">thunderstorms.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">15 to 20 knots after midnight. Seas 4 to 5 feet with occasional

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">seas up to 6 feet. Showers and isolated thunderstorms.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">Isolated thunderstorms in the morning. A chance of showers.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.THURSDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.FRIDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.FRIDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.SATURDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

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Port of Houston Authority<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#1F497D">

http://www.portofhouston.com/<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#1F497D">

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">Jesse Jones

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Sidney Sherman

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

Air drafts clearances are based on MHW // Vessels should allow an additional 10 feet clearance for the Power Lines<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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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">

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

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

http://www.portofgalveston.com/<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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

<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:#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,

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#051423"> 

<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

http://www.swg.usace.army.mil/<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#1F497D">

http://www.swg.usace.army.mil/Missions/Navigation.aspx<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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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

http://galvestonpilots.com/galtexnew/<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#051423">

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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 Hurricane Center<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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-to-date information.