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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:Wednesday, December 26, 2018
Priority:Normal
Notice:

December 26, 2018            Wednesday                   

 

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

 

 

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

 

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

 

12/25

0900       Pilots resumed boarding outbound 5 vessels and did not officially open the channel and then suspended

    boarding outbound vessel traffic and inbound vessel traffic remains suspended

1000       Pilots resumed boarding outbound 7 vessels and did not officially open the channel and then suspended

    boarding outbound vessel traffic and inbound vessel traffic remains suspended

1255       Pilots suspended boarding outbound vessel traffic and inbound vessel traffic remains suspended

1555       Pilots resumed boarding inbound vessel traffic only

1900       Pilots resumed boarding outbound vessel traffic and remains boarding inbound vessel traffic

 

 

 

 

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">

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

 

 

 

<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

Wednesday<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   65° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High          70° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 30.04 in / 1017.7 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint   61° 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 E 12 mph

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

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

<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             63° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity   100° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  30.05 in / 1017.6 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint    64° 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  E 16 mph

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

Overcast

<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            69° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High           70° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity     93%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 30.02 in / 1016.6 mb Dewpoint   63° 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 E 12 mph

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black;background:white">A chance of showers before 9am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 9am and 3pm, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 3pm. Some of the storms could be severe. High near 70. Breezy, with a southeast wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible. <span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

Tonight: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could be severe. Low around 64. Breezy, with a southeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible. 

Thursday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before noon, then a slight chance of showers. Some of the storms could be severe. Cloudy through mid-morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 73. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible. 

Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 50. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph after midnight. 

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 68. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph. 

Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52.

Saturday: A 50 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 56.

Saturday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 43.

Sunday: A 40 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 50.

Sunday Night: Showers likely. Cloudy, with a low around 45. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Monday: Showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 56. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44.

New Year's Day: Partly sunny, with a high near 56.<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">A chance of showers before 9am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 9am and 3pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 3pm. Some of the storms could be severe. Cloudy, with a high near 67. Windy, with a southeast wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms. <span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

Tonight: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could be severe. Low around 63. Windy, with a southeast wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible. 

Thursday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before noon, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between noon and 3pm, then a chance of showers after 3pm. High near 69. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph becoming west 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible. 

Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 54. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north after midnight. 

Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 65. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph. 

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

Saturday: A 50 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 59.

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

Sunday: A 50 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 53.

Sunday Night: Showers likely. Cloudy, with a low around 49. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Monday: Showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 58. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 49.

New Year's Day: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56.<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">A chance of showers before 9am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 9am and 3pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 3pm. Some of the storms could be severe. Cloudy, with a high near 70. Windy, with a southeast wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms. <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

Tonight: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could be severe. Cloudy, with a steady temperature around 69. Windy, with a southeast wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible. 

Thursday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before noon, then a chance of showers. High near 72. South wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible. 

Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 52. West wind around 5 mph becoming north after midnight. 

Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 66. Northeast wind around 10 mph. 

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

Saturday: A 50 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 61.

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 53.

Sunday Night: Showers likely. Cloudy, with a low around 48. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Monday: Showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 59. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47.

New Year's Day: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 58.<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

 

Hazardous Weather Outlook <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">Hazardous Weather Outlook <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">446 AM CST Wed Dec 26 2018 <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">TXZ163-164-176>179-195>200-210>214-226-227-235>238-300-313- <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">335>338-436>438-271100- <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">Austin-Brazoria Islands-Brazos-Burleson-Chambers-Coastal Brazoria- <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">Coastal Galveston-Coastal Harris-Coastal Jackson- <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">Coastal Matagorda-Colorado-Fort Bend- <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">Galveston Island and Bolivar Peninsula-Grimes-Houston- <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">Inland Brazoria-Inland Galveston-Inland Harris-Inland Jackson- <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">Inland Matagorda-Madison-Matagorda Islands-Montgomery- <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">Northern Liberty-Polk-San Jacinto-Southern Liberty-Trinity-Walker- <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">Waller-Washington-Wharton- <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">446 AM CST Wed Dec 26 2018 <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of Southeast Texas.. <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">There is an enhanced risk of severe thunderstorms tonight into <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">Thursday morning for southeast Texas, with a secondary chance for <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">strong storms this afternoon. The main threats are damaging winds <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">and isolated tornadoes. Locally heavy rainfall is also expected <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">during this period, and much of the area has a slight risk for <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">excessive rain. 1 to 3 inches of rainfall is expected generally <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">northeast of a Freeport to Columbus line. <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">Hazardous weather is not expected at this time. <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT... <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">Spotter activation may be needed Wednesday afternoon through <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">Thursday morning. <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">$$

 

 

 

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">

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<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) @ 0840 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2,2 ft Falling = 47’02”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.9 ft Rising = 46’09”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2.2 ft Steady  = 47’02”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">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">1.5 ft Falling = 46’05”

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

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 0840hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">12 knots from SE, gusts to 22 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">16 knots from E, gusts to 21 knots

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">21 knots from E, gusts to 24 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">11 knots from E, gusts to 17 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 260928

<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">328 AM CST Wed Dec 26 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 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">GMZ300-262230-

<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">328 AM CST Wed Dec 26 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 through

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">Thursday morning as a west Texas area storm system strengthens and

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">gradually moves off to the northeast. Showers and thunderstorms are

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">possible today and are likely late tonight through Thursday morning.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">Some of the overnight storms could become strong or severe. A cold

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">front will move across the waters Thursday afternoon with weak west

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">winds and lowering seas developing in its wake. Mainly moderate

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">northeast winds and an increase in seas can be expected at the end

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ330-335-262230-

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">328 AM CST Wed Dec 26 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 through Thursday morning...

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">midnight. Some thunderstorms may produce heavy rainfall after

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

<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. Bay waters choppy becoming smooth in the afternoon.

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">thunderstorms may produce heavy rainfall early in the morning.

<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.

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">choppy. A slight chance of showers in the evening, then a chance of

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

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

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

<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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ350-355-262230-

<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">328 AM CST Wed Dec 26 2018

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.TODAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots increasing to 20 to 25 knots

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet building to 5 to 7 feet with

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">occasional seas up to 8 feet in the afternoon. A chance of showers

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">in the evening, then showers and thunderstorms likely after midnight.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to 15 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">Thunderstorms and showers early in the morning, then a chance of showers

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">showers in the afternoon. Some thunderstorms may produce heavy rainfall

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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">GMZ370-375-262230-

<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">328 AM CST Wed Dec 26 2018

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.TODAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots increasing to 20 to 25 knots

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to 7 feet

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">building to 6 to 8 feet with occasional seas up to 10 feet in the

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 6 to 9 feet with occasional seas

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">up to 11 feet subsiding to 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas up to

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">8 feet in the afternoon. Thunderstorms and showers in the morning,

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">produce heavy rainfall early in the morning. Some thunderstorms

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">7 feet. A slight 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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">occasional seas up to 6 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 4 to 5 feet with

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">5 to 7 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet. A chance of showers.

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">10 to 15 knots after midnight. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional

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

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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">

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

<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)

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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,

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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

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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

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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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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.