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Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/31/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/30/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/29/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/28/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/27/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/26/2019 Normal
NOAA / National Weather Service Tropical Weather - Western Gulf of Mexico // Tropical Cyclone is Forming 10/25/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/25/2019 Normal
NOAA Tropical Weather // Southwest Gulf of Mexico 10/25/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/24/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/23/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/22/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/21/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/20/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/19/2019 Normal
NOAA Tropical Storm Nestor 10/18/2019 Normal
NOAA // Potential Tropical Cyclone Sixteen10/18/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/18/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/17/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/16/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/15/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/14/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/13/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/12/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/11/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/10/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/09/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/08/2019 Normal
FW: Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/07/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/06/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/04/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/03/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/02/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/01/2019 Normal

 Daily Port Update

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

 

October 10, 2019            Thursday                   

 

 

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

 

Hurricane Season

June 1st – November 30th

Be Prepared     

 

 

NOAA Weather

GMZ300-110415-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

1009 AM CDT Thu Oct 10 2019

 

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

Moderate onshore flow will continue today and tonight. A strong cold

front, and a decaying line of showers and isolated thunderstorms is

expected to push off the coast between 10 am and 1 pm Friday. Strong

northerly winds are expected in its wake with some gusts to or above

30 knots possible during the afternoon and overnight hours. Winds

and seas will begin to diminish later in  the day Saturday as high

pressure builds into the area. A warm front moves back north

through the area Sunday night into Monday bringing rain chances

back to the region.

 

$$

 

 

 

 

Houston // Open to all vessel traffic

 

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">NOAA HOUSTON

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently   88° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High          90° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity    55° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 29.92 in / 1013.6 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint   70 ° 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">Heat Index 93° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind S 15 mph

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

Partly Cloudy

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently     88° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High            86° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  29.95 in / 1014.1 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint    72° 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">Heat Index  95° F

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

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

<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    87° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High           88° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  29.93 in / 1013.5 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint    72° 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">Heat Index  93° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind  S 14 mph, Gusts up to 22 mph

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Sunny, with a high near 90. South wind around 15 mph.

Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

Friday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 7am and 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a temperature falling to around 64 by 5pm. Breezy, with a light and variable wind becoming north 15 to 20 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. Breezy, with a north wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 73. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56.

Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 82.

Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71.

Columbus Day: A 30 percent chance of showers after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87.

Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74.

Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 89.

Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73.

Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Sunny, with a high near 86. Southeast wind around 15 mph.

Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 81. Southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Friday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a temperature falling to around 70 by 5pm. Windy, with a southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north 15 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.

Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Windy, with a north wind 25 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.

Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 73. Windy, with a north wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.

Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.

Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 78.

Columbus Day: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 85.

Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 80.

Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 86.

Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 78.

Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Sunny, with a high near 88. Southeast wind around 15 mph.

Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 78. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.

Friday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a temperature rising to near 82 by 9am, then falling to around 69 during the remainder of the day. Breezy, with a south wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Breezy, with a north wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 73. Breezy, with a north wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

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

Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 81.

Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75.

Columbus Day: A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 86.

Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 77.

Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.

Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 75.

Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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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) @ 1059  hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2.8 ft Falling  = 47’08”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2.6 ft Rising = 47’06”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2.7 ft Steady = 47’07”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2.6 ft Steady = 47’06”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2.5 ft Steady = 47’05”

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 1059 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">7 knots from S gusts to 14 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">12 knots from SSE gusts to 14 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">15 knots from SSE gusts to 17 knots

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">8 knots from SSE gusts to 13 knots

 

 

 

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<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">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 101509

CWFHGX

 

Coastal Waters Forecast

National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX

1009 AM CDT Thu Oct 10 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.

 

GMZ300-110415-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

1009 AM CDT Thu Oct 10 2019

 

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

Moderate onshore flow will continue today and tonight. A strong cold

front, and a decaying line of showers and isolated thunderstorms is

expected to push off the coast between 10 am and 1 pm Friday. Strong

northerly winds are expected in its wake with some gusts to or above

30 knots possible during the afternoon and overnight hours. Winds

and seas will begin to diminish later in  the day Saturday as high

pressure builds into the area. A warm front moves back north

through the area Sunday night into Monday bringing rain chances

back to the region.

 

$$

 

GMZ335-110415-

Galveston Bay-

1009 AM CDT Thu Oct 10 2019

 

.REST OF TODAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly

choppy.

.TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly

choppy. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms late.

.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north 15 to

25 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters smooth becoming choppy in

the afternoon. A chance of showers and thunderstorms early in the

morning, then showers and thunderstorms likely late in the

morning.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...North winds 20 to 25 knots. Bay waters rough

becoming choppy toward morning. A slight chance of showers.

.SATURDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to

15 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters choppy becoming slightly

choppy in the afternoon.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots decreasing to

5 to 10 knots after midnight. Bay waters slightly choppy becoming

smooth after midnight.

.SUNDAY...Northeast winds around 10 knots becoming east in the

afternoon. Bay waters smooth to slightly choppy becoming smooth

in the afternoon.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth. A

slight chance of showers after midnight.

.MONDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast in the

afternoon. Bay waters smooth. A chance of showers.

.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth.

 

$$

 

GMZ330-110415-

Matagorda Bay-

1009 AM CDT Thu Oct 10 2019

 

.REST OF TODAY...Southeast winds around 15 knots and gusty. Bay

waters slightly choppy to choppy.

.TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly

choppy. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms late.

.FRIDAY...south winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north 15 to 20

knots by mid-morning and gusty increasing to near 25 knots and

gusty in the afternoon. Bay waters choppy becoming rough in the

afternoon. Showers and thunderstorms likely in the morning.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...North winds 20 to 25 knots becoming 15 to

25 knots after midnight. Bay waters rough becoming choppy after

midnight. A slight chance of showers.

.SATURDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to

15 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters choppy becoming slightly

choppy in the afternoon.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters

smooth.

.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east in the

afternoon. Bay waters smooth. A slight chance of showers in the

afternoon.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth. A

chance of showers after midnight.

.MONDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth. A

slight chance of showers.

.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth.

 

$$

 

GMZ350-355-110415-

Coastal waters from Freeport to Matagorda Ship Channel TX out

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

1009 AM CDT Thu Oct 10 2019

 

.REST OF TODAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to

5 feet.

.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. A

slight chance of showers and thunderstorms late.

.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north 20 to 25

knots and gusty in the afternoon. Seas 3 building to 4 to 5 feet.

A chance of showers and thunderstorms early in the morning, then

showers and thunderstorms likely late in the morning.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...North winds 20 to 25 knots and gusty. Seas 4 to 6

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

showers in the evening, then a chance of showers after midnight.

.SATURDAY...North winds 15 to 25 knots becoming 15 to 20 knots in

the afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to

7 feet.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to

3 feet.

.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. A

slight chance of showers.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

A slight chance of showers in the evening, then a chance of

showers after midnight.

.MONDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. A

chance of showers in the morning, then a slight chance of showers

in the afternoon.

.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A

slight chance of showers after midnight.

 

$$

 

GMZ370-375-110415-

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-

1009 AM CDT Thu Oct 10 2019

 

.REST OF TODAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet

with occasional seas up to 6 feet.

.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

.FRIDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north 20 to 25 knots

in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet building to 4 to 5 feet in the

afternoon. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms early in

the morning. A chance of showers and thunderstorms late in the

morning, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms early

in the afternoon.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...North winds around 25 knots with gusts near 30

knots. Seas 7 to 9 feet with occasional seas up to 11 feet. A

chance of showers.

.SATURDAY...North winds 20 to 25 knots becoming northeast 15 to

20 knots in the afternoon. Seas 6 to 8 feet with occasional seas

up to 10 feet subsiding to 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to

7 feet in the afternoon.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to

around 10 knots after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 feet. A slight chance

of showers after midnight.

.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A

slight chance of showers.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

A slight chance of showers in the evening, then a chance of

showers after midnight.

.MONDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A

chance of showers in the morning.

.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A

slight chance of showers after midnight.

 

$$

 

 

 

 

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"> 

<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

 

 

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">

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

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

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

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

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

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<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-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)

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

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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

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<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

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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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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.