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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:Tuesday, December 25, 2018
Priority:Normal
Notice:

December 25, 2018            Tuesday                   

 

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

 

 

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Houston // closed to all vessel traffic – due to fog

 

 

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

 

12/23

0420       Pilots suspended boarding inbound vessel traffic – due to fog / Pilots remain boarding outbound traffic only

0540       Pilots suspended boarding outbound vessel traffic and inbound traffic remains suspended – due to fog

0905       Pilots resumed boarding all vessel traffic

 

12/24

2030       Pilots suspended boarding inbound and outbound vessel traffic – due to fog

 

HSC vessel traffic

 

15           Vessels set to proceed inbound

 14          Vessels set to sail outbound  

   4          Vessels set to shift

 

 

Galveston WEB Cams

https://www.galveston.com/webcams/

 

Kemah WEB Cams

https://saltwater-recon.com/kemah-seabrook/

https://www.weatherbug.com/weather-camera/

 

 

Baytown WEB Cams

https://www.weatherbug.com/weather-camera/   

https://www.meteoblue.com/en/weather/forecast/webcams/baytown_united-states-of-america_4672731

 

 

 

 

<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

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

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           61° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity   97%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 30.09 in / 1019.3 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint   60° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Visibility       9 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 Calm

<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">Overcast

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently     64° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low             61° 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     96° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  30.10 in / 1019.1 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint    63° 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  SE 9 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    60° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low            63° 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     96%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 30.08 in / 1018.6 mb Dewpoint   59° 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 Calm

Christmas Day: <span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black;background:white">Patchy dense fog before 10am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. <span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

Tonight: Cloudy, with a low around 61. Southeast wind around 10 mph. 

Wednesday: A chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 71. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible. 

Wednesday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could be severe. Low around 64. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

Thursday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before noon, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Cloudy through mid-morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 72. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 52.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 67.

Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53.

Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 58.

Saturday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 45.

Sunday: A 50 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 52.

Sunday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 44.

Monday: A 50 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 56.<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

Christmas Day: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Patchy dense fog before 8am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 68. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. 

Tonight: Cloudy, with a low around 61. East wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. 

Wednesday: A chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 68. Breezy, with an east wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible. 

Wednesday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Low around 63. Breezy, with a southeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

Thursday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before noon, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. High near 68. South wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.

Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 65.

Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56.

Saturday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a high near 60. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Saturday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 49.

Sunday: Showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 55. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Sunday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 48.

Monday: A 40 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 57.<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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

Christmas Day: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. 

Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. East wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. 

Wednesday: A chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 71. Breezy, with a southeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible. 

Wednesday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Low around 66. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

Thursday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before noon, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Cloudy through mid-morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 70. South wind 5 to 15 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

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

Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 66.

Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55.

Saturday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a high near 61. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Saturday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 48.

Sunday: Showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 55. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Sunday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 47.

Monday: A 40 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 59.<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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Dense Fog Advisory<span-size:13.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black"> URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX 603 AM CST Tue Dec 25 2018   ...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST TUESDAY...   .Visibility is two miles or less across the advisory area, with widespread patches of dense fog at or below one quarter mile. These patches of dense fog will be frequently found in the advisory area into the morning hours before visibility begins to improve.   TXZ199-200-210>213-226-227-235>238-300-251500- /O.CON.KHGX.FG.Y.0032.000000T0000Z-181225T1500Z/ Austin-Colorado-Fort Bend-Inland Brazoria-Inland Galveston- Inland Harris-Inland Jackson-Inland Matagorda-Montgomery- Northern Liberty-Southern Liberty-Waller-Wharton- Including the cities of Alvin, Angleton, Bay City, Bellville, Brookshire, Cleveland, Columbus, Conroe, Dayton, Devers, Eagle Lake, Edna, El Campo, First Colony, Friendswood, Ganado, Hempstead, Houston, League City, Liberty, Mission Bend, Missouri City, Pearland, Pecan Grove, Prairie View, Rosenberg, Sealy, Sugar Land, The Woodlands, Waller, Weimar, and Wharton 603 AM CST Tue Dec 25 2018   ...DENSE FOG ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST THIS MORNING...   * EVENT...Dense fog restricting visibility to one quarter of a   mile.   * TIMING...Through 9 AM CST Tuesday.   * IMPACT...Dense fog will create hazardous driving conditions.   PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...   A Dense Fog Advisory means visibilities will frequently be reduced to less than one quarter mile. If driving...slow down... use your headlights...and leave plenty of distance ahead of you.   &&   $$  

 

 

 

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

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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) @ 0620 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.6 ft Steady = 46’06”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.4 ft Rising = 46’04”

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

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

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

1.4 ft Falling = 46’04”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.6 ft Falling = 46’06”

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 0620hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">3 knots from SE, 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">3 knots from E, gusts to 4 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">7 knots from ESE, gusts to 8 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">8 knots from ESE, gusts to 10 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">4 knots from SE, gusts to 7 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 250939

<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">339 AM CST Tue Dec 25 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 Channel

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">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">GMZ300-252230-

<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">339 AM CST Tue Dec 25 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">Increasing southeast winds and building seas can be expected beginning

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">tonight and especially on Wednesday as low pressure deepens across west

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">Texas. Caution flags will be needed on Wednesday and they will likely

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">be upgraded to Advisory flags by Wednesday afternoon or Wednesday evening

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">and continue through Thursday morning as the storm system organizes

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">out west and then moves through the area late Wednesday night through

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">early Thursday morning. Widespread showers and thunderstorms can be

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">expected mainly Wednesday night through Thursday morning and some of

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">them could be strong or severe. This system will bring a cold front

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">into the waters Thursday afternoon with a weak offshore flow and lowering

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">seas expected to eventually develop in its wake. Mainly moderate northeast

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">winds and an increase in seas are anticipated to develop at the end

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">of the week and continue over the weekend.

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<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">GMZ330-335-252230-

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">339 AM CST Tue Dec 25 2018

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.TODAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">the morning, then a slight chance of showers in the late morning and

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

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

<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">.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters choppy. A chance

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds around 5 knots becoming north after

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ350-355-252230-

<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">339 AM CST Tue Dec 25 2018

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.TODAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">chance of showers in the late evening and overnight.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 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 in the morning.

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">15 to 20 knots after midnight. Seas 6 to 8 feet with occasional

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 5 to 10 knots

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">in the afternoon. Seas 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet.

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.THURSDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. A chance

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.SATURDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. A chance

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ370-375-252230-

<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">339 AM CST Tue Dec 25 2018

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">chance of showers in the late evening and overnight.

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">with occasional seas up to 11 feet building to 8 to 10 feet with

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.THURSDAY...South winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest 10 to 15 knots

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">in the afternoon. Seas 6 to 9 feet with occasional seas up to 11 feet.

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.THURSDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 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">.FRIDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet with occasional

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">seas up to 6 feet. A chance of showers.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 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 and a slight chance

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 6 feet with

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.SATURDAY NIGHT...North winds around 20 knots. Seas 5 to 6 feet with

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

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

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ACOE Project Depth for Houston Ship Channel<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#1F497D">

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<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">45 feet/13.72 meters up to Shell / Enterprise

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">40 feet/12.19 meters up to S.P. Slip

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">36 feet/10.97 meters to the Turning Basin

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">40 feet/12.19 meters Barbour’s Cut Channel

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">40 feet/12.19 meters Bayport Channel <span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Please note the above information is based on the Corp of Engineers – Project draft for the Houston Ship Channel, if you have a question regarding deep draft in Houston Ship Channel or alongside a berth, please contact our operations department

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">HSC Air Drafts Restrictions

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

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

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Fred Hartman

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<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">

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<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,

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<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Port of Freeport is located three miles from deep water, the channel is 400 ft wide and ACOE project maximum deep draft at MLW is 45’00”.

 

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Army Corp of Engineers

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.