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Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 12/31/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 12/30/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 12/29/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 12/28/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 12/27/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 12/26/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 12/25/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 12/24/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 12/23/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 12/22/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 12/21/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 12/20/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 12/19/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 12/18/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 12/17/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 12/15/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 12/14/2018 Normal
Houston / Galveston / Texas City and Freeport // Strong gusty winds coming to the area Tonight/Friday12/13/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 12/13/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 12/12/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 12/11/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 12/10/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 12/09/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 12/08/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 12/07/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 12/06/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 12/05/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 12/04/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 12/03/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 12/02/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 12/01/2018 Normal

 Daily Port Update

Subject:Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update
Date:Saturday, December 22, 2018
Priority:Normal
Notice:

December 22, 2018            Saturday                   

 

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

 

 

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

 

Please see HSC – NOAA PORTS Water levels - below.  NOAA is advising Low Water Advisory through today.

 

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

High pressure gradually sliding away to the east will maintain

southerly - and perhaps even southeasterly - winds for some on

Saturday. The onshore flow will increase as low pressure develops

over North Texas. A weak cold front will cross the coastal waters

Sunday after sunrise with offshore winds developing on Sunday. Low

water will continue to hamper navigation in the upper reaches of

Galveston Bay through times of low tide today, but the general

trend will be one of improvement.

 

 

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Recent port closures due to fog

12/18

0200       Pilots suspended boarding all vessel traffic – due to fog

1120       Pilots resumed boarding outbound vessel traffic only

1415       Pilots resumed boarding inbound vessel traffic and remains boarding outbound vessel traffic

 

12/19

1210       Pilots suspended boarding all vessel traffic - due to fog

1930       Pilots resumed boarding outbound vessel traffic only 

2300       Pilots resumed boarding inbound vessel traffic / Pilots remain boarding outbound vessel traffic

 

 

 

<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

Saturday<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   61° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low           55° 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   75%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 30.01 in / 1016.8 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint   53° 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">Wind Chill  NR° 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 S 8 mph

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low             58° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High            71° 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  30.04 in / 1017.3 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint    58° 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">Wind Chill   NR° 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  S 15 mph

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

Fair

<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            58° F

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 30.04 in / 1017.2 mb Dewpoint   57° 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">Wind Chill  NR° 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 S 13 mph

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black;background:white">Sunny, with a high near 77. South wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. <span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 55. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight. 

Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 67. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north in the morning. 

Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 48. Northeast wind around 5 mph. 

Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 65. East wind 5 to 10 mph. 

Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59.

Christmas Day: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73.

Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.

Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms. High near 73. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

Wednesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms. Low around 59. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

Thursday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 69.

Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 49.

Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 65.<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Sunny, with a high near 71. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. 

Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 58. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph. 

Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 65. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north in the afternoon. 

Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 54. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph. 

Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 64. East wind 10 to 15 mph. 

Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.

Christmas Day: A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 69.

Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.

Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms. High near 69. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

Wednesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms. Low around 60. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

Thursday: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 67. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 54.

Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 63.<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Sunny, with a high near 74. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. 

Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 58. South wind 5 to 10 mph. 

Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 68. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon. 

Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 53. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph. 

Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 67. East wind around 10 mph. 

Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.

Christmas Day: A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 72.

Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.

Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms. High near 72. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

Wednesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

Thursday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 69.

Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 51.

Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 65.<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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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">

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#1F497D"> 

<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">

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#1F497D"> 

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif"> 

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

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

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif"> 

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif"> 

<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) @ 0952 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:red">-0.4 ft Falling = 44’08”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:red">-0.2 ft Falling = 44’10”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0.2 ft Falling  = 45’02”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:red">-0.8 ft Rising = 44’04”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:red">-0.8 ft Rising = 44’04”

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

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 0952 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">3 knots from SSW, gusts to 9 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 SSE, gusts to 7 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">15 knots from SSW, gusts to 17 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">12 knots from S, gusts to 15 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">5 knots from SSW, gusts to 12 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 220952

<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">352 AM CST Sat Dec 22 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">GMZ300-222215-

<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">352 AM CST Sat Dec 22 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">High pressure gradually sliding away to the east will maintain

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">southerly - and perhaps even southeasterly - winds for some on

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">Saturday. The onshore flow will increase as low pressure develops

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">over North Texas. A weak cold front will cross the coastal waters

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">Sunday after sunrise with offshore winds developing on Sunday. Low

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">water will continue to hamper navigation in the upper reaches of

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">Galveston Bay through times of low tide today, but the general

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">trend will be one of improvement.

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ335-222215-

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">352 AM CST Sat Dec 22 2018

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">...LOW WATER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS EVENING...

<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...Southwest winds around 10 knots becoming 5 to 10 knots

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Bay waters

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters choppy.

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ350-355-222215-

<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">352 AM CST Sat Dec 22 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. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. A

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">5 feet. A chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms.

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 6 to 8 feet

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">with occasional seas up to 10 feet. Showers and thunderstorms

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ370-375-222215-

<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">352 AM CST Sat Dec 22 2018

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

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<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...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.SUNDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north in the

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 6 to 8 feet

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">with occasional seas up to 10 feet. Showers and thunderstorms

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 7 to 10 feet

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">with occasional seas up to 13 feet. Showers and thunderstorms

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ330-222215-

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">352 AM CST Sat Dec 22 2018

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<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...Southwest 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">.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north in the

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.MONDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast in the

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Bay waters

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters choppy.

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

<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. Showers and thunderstorms

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

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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

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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.