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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:Thursday, February 21, 2019
Priority:Normal
Notice:

 

February 21, 2019            Thursday                   

 

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

 

Houston // Open to all vessel traffic

 

NOAA Weather

 

 

Recent Port Closures

02/10

1615       Pilots suspended boarding inbound and outbound vessel traffic - due to fog

1815       Pilots resumed boarding inbound vessel traffic only

1925       Pilots suspended boarding inbound vessel traffic - due to fog

 

 

02/11

1040       Pilots resumed boarding outbound vessel traffic and inbound vessel traffic remains suspended

1335       Pilots resumed boarding inbound vessel traffic and remains boarding outbound vessel traffic   

1900       Pilots suspended boarding inbound vessel traffic only – due to fog

2125       Pilots suspended boarding outbound vessel traffic and inbound traffic remains suspended – due to fog

 

02/12

0410       Pilots resumed boarding inbound and outbound vessel traffic

 

02/16

0425       Pilots suspended boarding inbound and outbound vessel traffic – due to fog

1300       Pilots resumed boarding outbound vessel traffic only

1720       Pilots suspended boarding outbound vessel traffic and inbound remains suspended – due to fog

 

02/17

0600       Pilots resumed boarding outbound vessel traffic only

0925       Pilots resumed boarding inbound vessel traffic and remains boarding outbound vessel traffic

 

02/19

1530       Pilots suspended boarding inbound and outbound vessel traffic – due to fog

 

02/20

0100       Pilots resumed boarding outbound vessel traffic

0330       Pilots resumed boarding  inbound vessel traffic and remains boarding outbound vessel traffic

 

 

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

Thursday

Light Rain, Fog / Mist

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High          59° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 29.92 in / 1013.7 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       4 miles

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind Chill  49° 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 9 mph

Thursday

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently     53° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low             60° 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      96° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  29.91 in / 1012.9 mb

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Visibility        0.5 miles

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind Chill   49° 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 13 mph

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

Fog / Mist

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently    53° F

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 29.91 in / 1012.7 mb Dewpoint   53° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Visibility       5 miles

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind Chill  50° 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 8 mph   

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black;background:white">Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a high near 59. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms. <span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 56. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms. 

Friday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a high near 73. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms. 

Friday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 66. South wind 5 to 10 mph. 

Saturday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before noon, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 74. South wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 49.

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 67.

Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 48.

Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 65.

Monday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56.

Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 70.

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

Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 69.<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">Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a high near 62. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms. <span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 60. East wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms. 

Friday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon. 

Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. 

Saturday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before noon, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. South wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 53.

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 64.

Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 55.

Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 64.

Monday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a low around 58. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Tuesday: A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 66.

Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59.

Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 64.<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">Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before noon, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 63. Northeast wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms. <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

Tonight: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 60. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms. 

Friday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon. 

Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. South wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. 

Saturday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 74. South wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. 

Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 51.

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 65.

Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 54.

Monday: A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 65.

Monday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a low around 59. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Tuesday: A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 67.

Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59.

Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 66.<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

 

Hazardous Weather Outlook<span-size:13.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black"> Hazardous Weather Outlook National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX 737 AM CST Thu Feb 21 2019   TXZ163-164-176>179-195>200-210>214-226-227-235>238-300-313- 335>338-436>438-221345- Austin-Brazoria Islands-Brazos-Burleson-Chambers-Coastal Brazoria- Coastal Galveston-Coastal Harris-Coastal Jackson- Coastal Matagorda-Colorado-Fort Bend- Galveston Island and Bolivar Peninsula-Grimes-Houston- Inland Brazoria-Inland Galveston-Inland Harris-Inland Jackson- Inland Matagorda-Madison-Matagorda Islands-Montgomery- Northern Liberty-Polk-San Jacinto-Southern Liberty-Trinity-Walker- Waller-Washington-Wharton- 737 AM CST Thu Feb 21 2019   This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of Southeast Texas..   .DAY ONE...Today and Tonight   .THUNDERSTORMS...Isolated to scattered thunderstorms capable of producing frequent cloud to ground lightning, small hail and gusty winds.   .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday   Unsettled weather with periods of showers with thunderstorms can be expected Friday through Saturday morning as a warm front moves across the region Friday and a cold front moves across the area Saturday. Unstable environmental conditions Friday into Saturday morning could produce a few strong to possibly severe thunderstorms over the northern half of the forecast area.   Based on the latest SPC outlook, the northern counties of the CWA lies under a marginal risk of severe thunderstorms Friday into Saturday morning.   .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...   Spotter activation will not be needed.   $$  

 

 

 

NOAA Houston/Galveston Weather<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

http://www.srh.noaa.gov/hgx/<span-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">NOAA USGULF Offshore Waters Weather

http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/text/MIAOFFNT4.shtml<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#1F497D">

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">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) @ 0820 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2.1 ft Rising = 47’01”

<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">2.2 ft Steady = 47’02”

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

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

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

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

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

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 0820 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">9 knots from ENE, gusts to 12 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">10 knots from NE, gusts to 13 knots

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">17 knots from NE, gusts to 19 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 12 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 211133

<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">533 AM CST Thu Feb 21 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.

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ300-220015-

<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">533 AM CST Thu Feb 21 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">Northeast winds will gradually veer to the east as an area of low

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">pressure off the south Texas coast moves north. Onshore winds will

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">strengthen Friday night into Saturday as low pressure over the

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">Texas panhandle deepens. Warm and moist air flowing over the

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">cooler shelf waters will yield areas of sea fog Friday and

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">Saturday. Another cold front will cross the coastal waters on

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ335-220015-

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">533 AM CST Thu Feb 21 2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.FRIDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast in the

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

<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">.SUNDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northeast 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.

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

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

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

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ330-220015-

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">533 AM CST Thu Feb 21 2019

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.TODAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 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. A chance of showers and isolated

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

<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. Patchy fog. A chance of showers

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.SATURDAY...Southwest winds around 15 knots becoming northwest in

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ350-355-220015-

<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">533 AM CST Thu Feb 21 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">.TODAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to around

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Showers and

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.FRIDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast in the

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.SATURDAY...South winds around 15 knots becoming west in the

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.MONDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. A chance

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

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

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

<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">GMZ370-375-220015-

<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">533 AM CST Thu Feb 21 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">.TODAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 5 to 10 knots in

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">the afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 feet. A chance of showers and isolated

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">15 to 20 knots after midnight. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 5 to 6 feet with occasional seas

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds around 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 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">.MONDAY...East winds around 15 knots. Seas 5 to 6 feet with

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with

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

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

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

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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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Oceanweather, Inc.<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:blue">

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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.