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Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/30/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/29/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/28/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/27/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/26/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/25/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/24/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/23/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/22/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/21/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/20/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/19/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/18/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/17/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/16/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/15/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/14/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/13/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/12/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/11/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/10/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/09/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/08/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/07/2019 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update 04/06/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/06/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/05/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/04/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/03/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/02/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/01/2019 Normal

 Daily Port Update

Subject:Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update
Date:Tuesday, April 16, 2019
Priority:Normal
Notice:

 

April 16, 2019            Tuesday                   

 

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

 

 

Houston // Open to all vessel traffic

 

 

USCG Notice received 1624/11th April

"2-WAY TRAFFIC IS ALLOWED BETWEEN HSC LT 128 AND TUCKERS BAYOU 24/7. 

 

VTS RECOMMENDS NO MEETING OR OVERTAKING OF SHIPS BETWEEN HSC LT 128 AND TUCKERS BAYOU.

 

 

 

NOAA Weather

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

Onshore winds will strengthen as low pressure over southeast

Colorado deepens. The low will move east on Wednesday and drag a

cold front into the state. The cold front will cross the coastal

waters early Thursday with a strong offshore flow developing in the

wake of the front. Onshore winds are expected to return late

Saturday. 

 

$$

 

 

 

HSC Fog Delays

 

04/04

1925        Pilots suspended boarding all vessel traffic – due to fog

 

04/05

1040       Pilots resumed boarding outbound vessel traffic only

1925       Pilots suspended boarding outbound vessel traffic // Inbound vessel traffic remains suspended – due to fog // Shifting vessels remain transiting HSC

2150       Pilots suspended boarding all vessel traffic – due to fog

 

04/06

0930       Pilots resumed boarding outbound vessel traffic only

1300       Pilots resumed boarding all vessel traffic

1730       Pilots suspended boarding all vessel traffic – due to fog

2010       Pilots resumed boarding all vessel traffic // Outbound vessel traffic from above spill area – day light restricted

 

04/07

0035       Pilots suspended boarding all vessel traffic – due to fog

0425       Pilots resumed boarding all vessel traffic // Outbound vessel traffic from above spill area – day light restricted

1000       Pilots suspended boarding inbound and outbound vessel traffic – due to fog

1730       Pilots resumed boarding inbound vessel traffic // Outbound vessel traffic from above spill area – day light restricted // Outbound vessel traffic below spill zone open with normal transit restrictions

 

 

Galveston / Texas City // Open to all vessel traffic

 

 

Freeport // Open to all vessel traffic

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NOAA Weather Service

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:windowtext">NOAA GALVESTON, TEXAS CITY

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Tuesday

Mostly Cloudy

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:windowtext">Currently   65° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:windowtext">High          81° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:windowtext">Humidity   84%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:windowtext">Barometer 30.07 in / 1018.7 mb

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:windowtext">Visibility      10 miles

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:windowtext">Wind Chill  NR° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:windowtext">Wind  SE 6 mph

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:windowtext">Currently     68° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:windowtext">High            75° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:windowtext">Barometer   30.08 in / 1018.7 mb

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:windowtext">Visibility       10 miles

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:windowtext">Wind Chill   NR° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:windowtext">Wind  S 16 mph

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

Partly Cloudy

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:windowtext">Currently    68° F

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:windowtext">Barometer  30.07 in / 1018.0 mb

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:windowtext">Visibility       10 miles

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:windowtext">Wind Chill  NR° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:windowtext">Wind  SE 10 mph

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:windowtext">Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. 

Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph. 

Wednesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 79. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms. 

Wednesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms. Low around 67. South wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

Thursday: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 1pm, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 78. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Thursday Night: Clear, with a low around 55.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 75.

Friday Night: Clear, with a low around 53.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 84.

Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 62.

Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.

Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.

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Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:windowtext">Partly sunny, with a high near 75. Southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. 

Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. 

Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 75. Breezy, with a southeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. 

Wednesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

Thursday: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 76. Breezy, with a southwest wind 10 to 20 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 59. Windy. 

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 73. Breezy. 

Friday Night: Clear, with a low around 63.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 78.

Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 67.

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 77.

Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.

Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 77.<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:windowtext">

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Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:windowtext">Partly sunny, with a high near 78. Southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. 

Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. 

Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 77. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. 

Wednesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. Low around 69. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

Thursday: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 77. Breezy, with a southwest wind 10 to 20 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Thursday Night: Clear, with a low around 56. Breezy. 

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 75.

Friday Night: Clear, with a low around 59.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 80.

Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 65.

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 79.

Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.

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

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">PORTS NOAA/NOS Water Levels (above MLLW) @ 0828 hrs

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:windowtext">0.9 ft Falling = 45’09”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:windowtext">0.9 ft Steady = 45’09”

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 0828 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:windowtext">4 knots from SSE, gusts to 7 knots

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:windowtext">15 knots from SSE, gusts to 19 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:windowtext">17 knots from SSE, gusts to 20 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:windowtext">7 knots from SSE, gusts to 13 knots

 

 

 

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

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<span-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:#1F497D">NOAA Weather Galveston Bay & Matagorda Bay

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FZUS54 KHGX 160918

CWFHGX

Coastal Waters Forecast

National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX

418 AM CDT Tue Apr 16 2019

Upper Texas coastal waters from High Island to the Matagorda Ship

Channel out 60 nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

Seas are provided as a range of the average height of the highest

1/3 of the waves...along with the occasional height of the average

highest 10 percent of the waves.

GMZ300-162230-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

418 AM CDT Tue Apr 16 2019

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

Onshore winds will strengthen as low pressure over southeast

Colorado deepens. The low will move east on Wednesday and drag a

cold front into the state. The cold front will cross the coastal

waters early Thursday with a strong offshore flow developing in the

wake of the front. Onshore winds are expected to return late

Saturday. 

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GMZ330-335-162230-

Matagorda Bay-Galveston Bay-

418 AM CDT Tue Apr 16 2019

...Small Craft Should Exercise Caution...

.TODAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters choppy.

.TONIGHT...Southeast winds near 15 knots. Bay waters choppy. A

slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.

.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds near 15 knots becoming south 15 to

20 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters choppy. A slight chance of

showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then a chance of showers

and thunderstorms in the afternoon.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters choppy.

A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then

showers and thunderstorms after midnight.

.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest

near 20 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters choppy. Showers and

thunderstorms likely in the morning, then a slight chance of

showers in the afternoon.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds near 20 knots. Bay waters

choppy.

.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to

15 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters choppy becoming slightly

choppy in the afternoon.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast

after midnight. Bay waters smooth.

.SATURDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to

15 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters smooth becoming slightly

choppy in the afternoon.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly

choppy.

$$

GMZ350-355-162230-

Coastal waters from Freeport to Matagorda Ship Channel TX out

20 NM-Coastal waters from High Island to Freeport TX out 20 NM-

418 AM CDT Tue Apr 16 2019

...Small Craft Should Exercise Caution...

.TODAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet.

.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet.

.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet

with occasional seas up to 7 feet. A chance of showers and

thunderstorms in the afternoon.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet

with occasional seas up to 7 feet. A chance of showers and

thunderstorms in the evening, then showers and thunderstorms

after midnight.

.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest

near 20 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Showers and

thunderstorms likely in the morning.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 20 to 25 knots becoming 15 to

25 knots after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots becoming east 5 to

10 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to

2 feet after midnight.

.SATURDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to

15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to

20 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

$$

GMZ370-375-162230-

Waters from Freeport to Matagorda Ship Channel TX from 20 to

60 NM-Waters from High Island to Freeport TX from 20 to 60 NM-

418 AM CDT Tue Apr 16 2019

...Small Craft Should Exercise Caution...

.TODAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 6 feet with

occasional seas up to 7 feet.

.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 6 feet with

occasional seas up to 7 feet.

.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet

with occasional seas up to 7 feet. A slight chance of showers and

thunderstorms in the afternoon.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South winds near 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet

with occasional seas up to 8 feet. A chance of showers and

thunderstorms in the evening, then showers and thunderstorms

likely after midnight.

.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 15 to

20 knots in the afternoon. Seas 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas

up to 8 feet. Showers and thunderstorms likely in the morning.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 20 to 30 knots. Seas 6 to 8

feet with occasional seas up to 9 feet.

.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with

occasional seas up to 8 feet.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming east 5 to

10 knots after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 2 to

3 feet after midnight.

.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south 10 to

15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to

20 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

$$

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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">

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

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

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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

 

 

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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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;color:windowtext">45 feet/13.72 meters up to Shell / Enterprise

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

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:windowtext">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-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:windowtext">175' (Baytown/LaPorte Bridge)

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:windowtext">197’ (Battleship Texas)

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:windowtext">175' (Beltway 8 Bridge)

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:windowtext">197’ (Power Plant)

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:windowtext">135' (Loop 610 Bridge)

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

 

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Army Corp of Engineers

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

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

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

www.brazospilots.com

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NOAA

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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.