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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:Friday, December 28, 2018
Priority:Normal
Notice:

 

December 28, 2018            Friday                   

 

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

 

12/26

1935       Pilots suspended boarding all vessel traffic – due to fog // with the exception of vessels transiting to/from GB

                  Buoy to Bolivar Roads

 

12/27

1100       Pilots resumed boarding outbound vessel traffic

1355       Pilots have resumed boarding inbound vessel traffic and remains 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

Friday<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   48° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low           46° F

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 30.02 in / 1017.1 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint   40° 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  43° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind NE 12 mph

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low             49° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High            62° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity     80° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  30.00 in / 1015.8 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint    45° 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   45° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind  N 22 mph, Gusts up to 31 mph

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

Overcast

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently    50° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low            49° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High           62° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 30.01 in / 1016.2 mb Dewpoint   42° 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  45° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind N 13 mph

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Sunny, with a high near 61. North wind around 10 mph. 

Tonight: A 20 percent chance of rain after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. North wind around 10 mph. 

Saturday: A 50 percent chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 49. North wind around 10 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible. 

Saturday Night: Rain likely. Cloudy, with a low around 46. North wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Sunday: A 50 percent chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 54. North wind 5 to 10 mph. 

Sunday Night: Rain likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a low around 48. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

Monday: Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 46.

New Year's Day: Partly sunny, with a high near 56.

Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40.

Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 48.

Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 35.

Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 52.<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">Mostly sunny, with a high near 62. Breezy, with a northeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. 

Tonight: A 20 percent chance of rain after midnight. Increasing clouds, with a low around 49. Breezy, with a northeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. 

Saturday: A 50 percent chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 54. Breezy, with a north wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible. 

Saturday Night: Rain likely. Cloudy, with a low around 50. Breezy, with a north wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Sunday: A 50 percent chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 57. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. 

Sunday Night: Rain likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a low around 52. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Monday: Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 60. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50.

New Year's Day: Partly sunny, with a high near 56.

Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. Breezy. 

Wednesday: A 40 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 49. Breezy. 

Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 40. Breezy. 

Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 51.<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">Mostly sunny, with a high near 62. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. 

Tonight: A 20 percent chance of rain after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. 

Saturday: A 50 percent chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 56. North wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible. 

Saturday Night: A 50 percent chance of rain. Cloudy, with a low around 51. North wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. 

Sunday: A 50 percent chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 58. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. 

Sunday Night: Rain likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a low around 51. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Monday: A 50 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61.

Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48.

New Year's Day: Partly sunny, with a high near 58.

Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. Breezy. 

Wednesday: A 40 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 50. Breezy. 

Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 37.

Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 53.<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">Galveston WEB Cams

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

 

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Kemah WEB Cams

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

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

 

 

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Baytown WEB Cams

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

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

 

 

 

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

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

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

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

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">PORTS NOAA/NOS Water Levels (above MLLW) @ 0812 hrs

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2.3 ft Steady = 46’03”

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 0812hrs

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">16 knots from NNE, gusts to 20 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">19 knots from NNE, gusts to 23 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">13 knots from NNE, gusts to 16 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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">FZUS54 KHGX 281000

<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">400 AM CST Fri Dec 28 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">GMZ300-282215-

<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">400 AM CST Fri Dec 28 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">Northeast winds will strengthen again today with responding

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">elevated seas due to the passage of dry reinforcing cold front.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">Moderate offshore winds will persist through the weekend with a

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">series of early year cold frontal passages restrengthening

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">northerlies and picking up seas along with higher rain chances.

<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">GMZ330-335-282215-

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">400 AM CST Fri Dec 28 2018

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">20 knots after midnight. Bay waters slightly choppy becoming

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">10 to 15 knots after midnight. Bay waters smooth becoming

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">10 to 15 knots after midnight. Bay waters smooth becoming

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

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

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

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

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

<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">GMZ350-355-282215-

<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">400 AM CST Fri Dec 28 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...

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">15 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Rain likely and

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">25 knots after midnight. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas up

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ370-375-282215-

<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">400 AM CST Fri Dec 28 2018

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">occasional seas up to 8 feet. A chance of rain after midnight.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.SATURDAY...Northeast winds around 20 knots. Seas 6 to 7 feet

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">7 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet subsiding to 4 to 6 feet

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">15 knots after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A chance of rain and

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Rain likely.

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">with occasional seas up to 8 feet building to 6 to 9 feet with

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">occasional seas up to 11 feet after midnight. A chance of rain.

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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.