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Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/28/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/27/2019 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update02/27/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/26/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/25/2019 Normal
Sea fog potential Tuesday - Saturday02/25/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/24/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/23/2019 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update02/22/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/22/2019 Normal
HSC Update 02/21/2019 Normal
HSC Update 02/21/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/21/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/20/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/19/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/18/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/17/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update Correction02/17/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/16/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/14/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/13/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/12/2019 Normal
Houston Ship Channel update Remains closed to all traffic due to fog 1925/1002/11/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/11/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/10/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/09/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/08/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/07/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/06/2019 Normal
Port of Houston Update02/05/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/05/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/04/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/03/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/02/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/01/2019 Normal

 Daily Port Update

Subject:Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update
Date:Sunday, February 10, 2019
Priority:Normal
Notice:

 

February 10, 2019            Sunday                   

 

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

 

Houston // Open to all vessel traffic

 

NOAA Weather

GMZ300-110415-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

937 AM CST Sun Feb 10 2019

 

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

Moderate onshore winds will develop over the coastal waters  today.

Sea fog could return to the nearshore waters and bays this  evening

and persist through Monday. A cold front is expected to move across

the Gulf waters Tuesday. An increase in winds and  elevated seas is

expected in the wake of the frontal passage. Marine conditions are

expected to improve by Wednesday.  

 

 

 

 

Galveston / Texas City // Open to all vessel traffic

 

 

Freeport // Open to all vessel traffic

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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

Overcast

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently   56° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High          69° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity   81%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 30.22 in / 1023.8 mb

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Visibility       8 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, Gusts up to 18 mph

Sunday

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High            44° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity      78° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  30.22 in / 1023.1 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint    54° 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 17 mph, Gusts up to 25 mph

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

Light Rain

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently    40° 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           50° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 30.52 in / 1033.4 mb Dewpoint   32° 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  33° 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  

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black;background:white">A 20 percent chance of showers after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 69. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. <span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers. Areas of fog. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 62. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. 

Monday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Areas of fog before 9am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 74. South wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

Monday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before midnight, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between midnight and 4am, then a chance of showers after 4am. Cloudy, with a low around 55. South wind 10 to 15 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 66. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. 

Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 45.

Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 66.

Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55.

Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 74.

Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59.

Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.

Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 44.

Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 61.<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">Mostly cloudy, with a high near 64. Southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. <span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers. Areas of fog. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 62. Southeast wind around 10 mph. 

Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers after noon. Areas of fog. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 69. South wind 10 to 15 mph. 

Monday Night: A chance of showers before midnight, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between midnight and 4am, then showers likely after 4am. Areas of fog before 4am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 57. South wind 10 to 15 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers before noon. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 63. Breezy, with a north wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. 

Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 50.

Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 61.

Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58.

Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 67.

Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.

Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 65. Breezy. 

Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 46. Breezy. 

Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 59.<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">Mostly cloudy, with a high near 64. Southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers. Areas of fog. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 62. Southeast wind around 10 mph. 

Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers after noon. Areas of fog. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 69. South wind 10 to 15 mph. 

Monday Night: A chance of showers before midnight, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between midnight and 4am, then showers likely after 4am. Areas of fog before 4am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 57. South wind 10 to 15 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers before noon. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 63. Breezy, with a north wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. 

Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 50.

Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 61.

Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58.

Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 67.

Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.

Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 65. Breezy. 

Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 46. Breezy. 

Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 59.<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

 

Hazardous Weather Outlook <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">Hazardous Weather Outlook <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">329 AM CST Sun Feb 10 2019 <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">TXZ436>438-111200- <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">Brazoria Islands-Galveston Island and Bolivar Peninsula- <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">Matagorda Islands- <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">329 AM CST Sun Feb 10 2019 <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of Southeast Texas.. <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">Areas of sea fog will develop and move inland around sunset and <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">persist overnight. It could be dense at times. <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Monday through Saturday <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">Sea fog will linger until the next frontal passage late Monday <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">night. <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT... <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">Spotter activation will not be needed. <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">$$ <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black"> 


Rip Current Statement <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">Coastal Hazard Message <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">938 AM CST Sun Feb 10 2019 <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING... <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">.There is a high risk of strong rip currents along Gulf facing <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">beaches through this evening. <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">TXZ436>438-110400- <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">/O.NEW.KHGX.RP.S.0003.190210T1538Z-190211T0400Z/ <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">Brazoria Islands-Galveston Island and Bolivar Peninsula- <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">Matagorda Islands- <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">938 AM CST Sun Feb 10 2019 <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING... <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">The National Weather Service in Houston/Galveston has issued a <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">High Rip Current Risk, which is in effect through this evening. <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">* TIMING...Now through this evening. <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">* IMPACTS...Strong rip currents along Gulf facing beaches. <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">There is a high risk of rip currents. Life threatening rip <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">currents are likely in the surf zone. <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">Rip currents are powerful channels of water flowing quickly away <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">from shore...which occur most often at low spots or breaks in the <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">sandbar and in the vicinity of structures such as groins... <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">jetties and piers. Heed the advice of lifeguards...beach patrol... <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">flags and signs. Swim near a lifeguard. <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">If you become caught in a rip current...yell for help. Remain <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">calm...do not exhaust yourself and stay afloat while waiting for <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">help. If you have to swim out of a rip current...swim parallel to <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">shore and back toward the beach when possible. Do not attempt to <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">swim directly against a rip current as you will tire quickly. <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">&& <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:11.0pt;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">

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif"> 

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

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

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<span-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) @ 1028 hrs

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2.0 ft Steady = 47’00”

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

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

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

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

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 1028 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2 knots from ENE, gusts to 8 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">8 knots from ESE, gusts to 9 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">8 knots from ESE, gusts to 9 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">20 knots from ESE, 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 ESE, gusts to 18 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 101537

<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">937 AM CST Sun Feb 10 2019

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

<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.

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ300-110415-

<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">937 AM CST Sun Feb 10 2019

<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">Moderate onshore winds will develop over the coastal waters  today.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">Sea fog could return to the nearshore waters and bays this  evening

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">and persist through Monday. A cold front is expected to move across

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">the Gulf waters Tuesday. An increase in winds and  elevated seas is

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">expected in the wake of the frontal passage. Marine conditions are

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">expected to improve by Wednesday.  

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ330-335-110415-

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">937 AM CST Sun Feb 10 2019

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">slightly choppy. Patchy fog late in the morning. A chance of rain

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west 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. Areas of fog. A chance of showers in the

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

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

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

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

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

<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">.WEDNESDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast in the

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ350-355-110415-

<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">937 AM CST Sun Feb 10 2019

<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">.REST OF TODAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">10 to 15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Patchy fog. A

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.TONIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.MONDAY...South winds around 10 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Areas of

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds around 10 knots becoming west after

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">midnight. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Areas of fog. A chance of showers in

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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">GMZ370-375-110415-

<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">937 AM CST Sun Feb 10 2019

<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">.REST OF TODAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">5 feet. A slight chance of rain and drizzle late in the morning.

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.MONDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Areas of

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">20 knots after midnight. Seas 4 feet. Areas of fog. A chance of

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.TUESDAY...North winds 15 to 25 knots becoming 15 to 20 knots in

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 feet.

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

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

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

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

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

<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

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

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

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">

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The Texas City Ship Channel is approximately 11 miles from GB Buoy

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">The ACOE project draft for the TXCSC is 45’00 FW at MLT from the GB BUOY to Valero Dock # 42, the channel above project draft is 40’00 FW at MLT.  The length on the final approach from the Houston, Galveston, Texas City tri-channel split is approximately 6 miles, the width is approximately a 400 ft bottom, the Turning Basin is approximately 4,200 ft long and 1,200 ft wide with a maximum deep draft of 45 ft FW at MLT, and is navigable day or night with no air draft restrictions.  Only TX City Docks with 45’00” maximum deep draft at MLT are TC # 41, & 42

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#051423">The Galveston Ship Channel is approximately    miles from GB Buoy <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:white">

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#051423">The ACOE project draft for the GSC is 45’00” FW.  The narrowest point is approximately 1,200 ft wide with no air draft restrictions.  At the POGA berths the maximum deep draft varies from 32’00” to 40’00” at MLT,

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

 

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Army Corp of Engineers

http://www.swg.usace.army.mil/<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#1F497D">

http://www.swg.usace.army.mil/Missions/Navigation.aspx<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Houston Pilots Association

http://www.houston-pilots.com/<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#051423">Galveston Texas City Pilots

http://galvestonpilots.com/galtexnew/<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#051423">

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Brazos Harbor Pilots

www.brazospilots.com

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NOAA

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National Hurricane Center<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

National Data Buoy Center

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Disclaimer
For quality assurance purposes please note well that while the above information is regularly vetted for accuracy it is not intended to replace the local knowledge or expertise pertaining to port conditions of our marine operations personnel. Port précis should always be verified by contacting the corresponding marine department of a particular location for the most up-to-date information.