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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:Sunday, December 30, 2018
Priority:Normal
Notice:

 

December 30, 2018            Sunday                   

 

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

Sunday<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   46° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low           48° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High          52° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity   89%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 30.10 in / 1019.9 mb

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Visibility       7 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 N 6 mph

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

<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     48° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low             52° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High            55° 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  30.10 in / 1019.4 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint    48° 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  N 12 mph

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

Overcast

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High           55° 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 30.11 in / 1019.6 mb Dewpoint   45° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Visibility       7 miles

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind Chill  42° 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 7 mph

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Rain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 52. North wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible. 

Tonight: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Low around 48. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible. 

Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before noon. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 64. West wind 5 to 10 mph. 

Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 46. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. 

New Year's Day: Partly sunny, with a high near 59. North wind 5 to 10 mph. 

Tuesday Night: Showers likely. Cloudy, with a low around 44. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Wednesday: Showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 46. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

Wednesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35.

Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 51.

Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 38.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 59.

Friday Night: Clear, with a low around 43.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 65.<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;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black;background:white">Rain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 55. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation 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 likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a low around 52. Northeast wind 5 to 15 mph becoming southwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms. 

Monday: A 50 percent chance of showers, mainly before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 63. West wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible. 

Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north after midnight. 

New Year's Day: Partly sunny, with a high near 60. Northeast wind around 10 mph. 

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

Wednesday: Showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 51. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

Wednesday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. Breezy. 

Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 50.

Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 44.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 56.

Friday Night: Clear, with a low around 50.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 61.<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Rain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 55. North wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible. 

Tonight: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a low around 50. North wind 5 to 15 mph becoming south after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms. 

Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 64. West wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. 

Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 48. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph after midnight. 

New Year's Day: Partly sunny, with a high near 62. Northeast wind 5 to 15 mph. 

Tuesday Night: Showers likely. Cloudy, with a low around 47. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Wednesday: Showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 52. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Wednesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. Breezy. 

Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 51.

Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 40.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 59.

Friday Night: Clear, with a low around 47.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 64.<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) @ 0840 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.0 ft Falling = 46’00”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0.6 ft Falling = 45’06”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.0 ft Falling  = 46’00”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.3 ft Rising = 46’03”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.3 ft Rising = 46’03”

<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">4 knots from N, 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">5 knots from N, gusts to 7 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">7 knots from NE, gusts to 12 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">13 knots from NE, gusts to 15 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">7 knots from NE, gusts to 11 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 301030

<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">430 AM CST Sun Dec 30 2018

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">Upper Texas coastal waters from High Island to the Matagorda Ship

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">Channel out 60 nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">Seas are provided as a range of the average height of the highest

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">1/3 of the waves...along with the occasional height of the average

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">highest 10 percent of the waves.

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ300-302315-

<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">430 AM CST Sun Dec 30 2018

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM...

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">The presence of a western Gulf trough of low pressure moving up

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">into the northwestern Gulf today will initiate and maintain light

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">precipitation as well as weaken recent moderate northeasterly

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">winds. A cold frontal passage on Monday will end rain and swing

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">winds around to the northwest once again.

<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">GMZ330-335-302315-

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">430 AM CST Sun Dec 30 2018

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.MONDAY...West 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 showers in the morning, then a slight

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

<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">GMZ370-375-302315-

<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">430 AM CST Sun Dec 30 2018

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">20 knots after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Showers 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...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. A chance of showers

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.MONDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">20 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet. A slight chance of

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">25 knots in the afternoon. Seas 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">up to 8 feet subsiding to 4 to 5 feet with occasional seas up to

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">6 feet in the afternoon.

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

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

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<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">430 AM CST Sun Dec 30 2018

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">20 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Showers 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...West winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 5 to 10 knots

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">25 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Showers likely.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 2 to

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">5 to 10 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

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

http://www.portofhouston.com/<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#1F497D">

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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.