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Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/30/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/29/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/28/2018 Normal
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 Daily Port Update

Subject:Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update
Date:Tuesday, October 30, 2018
Priority:Normal
Notice:

 

October 30, 2018            Tuesday                   

 

Hurricane Season            June 1st – November 30th

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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">Partly Cloudy

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently   68° 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          86° 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 29.99 in / 1016.1 mb

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Visibility     10 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 SE 6 mph

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

Fair

<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             73° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High            82° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  30.01 in / 1016.3 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  SE 10 mph

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

Fair

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High           83° 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 29.99 in / 1015.7 mb

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Visibility      10 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 Calm

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black;background:white">Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Light south wind increasing to 10 to 15 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. <span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. South wind 5 to 10 mph. 

Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. South wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible. 

Wednesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could be severe. Low around 60. South wind around 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

Thursday: Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 67. Northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. 

Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 51.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 70.

Friday Night: Clear, with a low around 55.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 74.

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

Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77.

Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.

Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80.<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">Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. <span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. 

Wednesday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms. 

Wednesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms. Low around 65. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

Thursday: Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 68. Breezy, with a northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. 

Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 57.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 69.

Friday Night: Clear, with a low around 63.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 73.

Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 67.

Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76.

Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.

Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77.<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">Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. 

Wednesday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms. 

Wednesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms. Low around 63. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

Thursday: Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 68. Breezy, with a northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. 

Thursday Night: Clear, with a low around 54.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 69.

Friday Night: Clear, with a low around 61.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 74.

Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.

Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77.

Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.

Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78.<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">  Hazardous Weather Outlook<span-family:"Times New Roman",serif;color:black"> Hazardous Weather Outlook National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX 840 PM CDT Mon Oct 29 2018   TXZ163-164-176>179-195>200-210>214-226-227-235>238-300-313- 335>338-436>438-310145- Austin-Brazoria Islands-Brazos-Burleson-Chambers-Coastal Brazoria- Coastal Galveston-Coastal Harris-Coastal Jackson- Coastal Matagorda-Colorado-Fort Bend- Galveston Island and Bolivar Peninsula-Grimes-Houston- Inland Brazoria-Inland Galveston-Inland Harris-Inland Jackson- Inland Matagorda-Madison-Matagorda Islands-Montgomery- Northern Liberty-Polk-San Jacinto-Southern Liberty-Trinity-Walker- Waller-Washington-Wharton- 840 PM CDT Mon Oct 29 2018   This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of Southeast Texas..   .DAY ONE...Tonight   Patchy late night and early morning fog could be dense at times.   .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Tuesday through Sunday   We will be monitoring the potential for some strong to severe storms to develop ahead of a cold front that will be moving into the region late Wednesday and should be offshore by Thursday morning.   .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...   Spotter activation may be needed late Wednesday.   $$   <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">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

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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) @ 0728 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">1.6 ft Rising = 46’06”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.8 ft Rising = 46’08”

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

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

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

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

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 0728 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">3 knots from SSE, gusts to 5 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 SE, gusts to 8 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">8 knots from S, gusts to 9 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">15 knots from SSE, gusts to 16 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">6 knots from SSE, gusts to 10 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 300918

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

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

<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">418 AM CDT Tue Oct 30 2018

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

<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">GMZ300-302230-

<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">418 AM CDT Tue Oct 30 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">Moderate southerly winds on tap through Wednesday afternoon. A

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">cold front moves into the coastal waters early Thursday morning

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">with moderate to strong offshore flow. Strong thunderstorms will

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">likely accompany the cold front. Winds relax late Friday as high

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">pressure builds over Texas.

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ335-302230-

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">418 AM CDT Tue Oct 30 2018

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">choppy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">showers and thunderstorms likely in the afternoon.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">15 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters choppy becoming slightly

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">in the afternoon. Bay waters smooth.

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south 10 to

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">15 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters smooth becoming slightly

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">10 knots after midnight. Bay waters slightly choppy becoming

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ330-302230-

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">418 AM CDT Tue Oct 30 2018

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">15 knots after midnight. Bay waters choppy becoming slightly

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">15 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters choppy becoming slightly

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

<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 becoming west in the

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">afternoon. Bay waters smooth.

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

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

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ350-355-302230-

<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-

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.TODAY...South winds around 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">occasional seas up to 6 feet. Scattered showers and

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Showers and 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">.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">3 feet.

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.SATURDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ370-375-302230-

<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">418 AM CDT Tue Oct 30 2018

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">...Small Craft Should Exercise Caution...

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.TODAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">occasional seas up to 6 feet. Isolated showers after midnight.

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">occasional seas up to 6 feet. Scattered showers and

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South winds 20 to 25 knots becoming southwest

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">after midnight. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">6 feet with occasional seas up to 7 feet.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.FRIDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest 10 to

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 feet.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest after

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">midnight. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.SATURDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 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

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

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Jesse Jones

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

<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

Dial-A-Buoy<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:blue">

Oceanweather, Inc.<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:blue">

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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.