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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:Tuesday, October 15, 2019
Priority:Normal
Notice:

 

October 15, 2019            Tuesday                   

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

Hurricane Season

June 1st – November 30th

Be Prepared     

 

 

NOAA Weather

GMZ300-152230-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

429 AM CDT Tue Oct 15 2019

 

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

Isolated showers and thunderstorms today with southerly flow. A

cold front arrives Wednesday morning with showers and

thunderstorms followed by moderate to strong gusty northerly

winds. These stronger northerly winds should prevail through

Thursday before gradually relaxing. An area of disturbed weather

may develop in the Bay of Campeche late this week moving north or

northeast through the Gulf leading to more storms and elevated

seas.

 

$$

 

 

 

Houston // Open to all vessel traffic

 

Fall Fog Season has begun // following times brief interruption of vessel traffic – due to fog

 

10/15

0330       Pilots suspended boarding all vessel traffic – due to fog

0435       Pilots resumed boarding 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

<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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently   79° F

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 29.93 in / 1014.0 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint   76 ° 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 83° F

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

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

Partly Cloudy

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently     81° 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            84° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity     91° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  29.95 in / 1014.0 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint    78° 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  89° F

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

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

Fog / Mist

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently    756 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           86° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity     97° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  29.93 in / 1013.6 mb

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

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

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

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

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 5pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 89. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8pm. Low around 72. South wind around 5 mph becoming west after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8am. Cloudy, with a high near 75. North 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.

Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 75. Northeast wind around 5 mph.

Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.

Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 80.

Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.

Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.

Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 73.

Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.

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

Monday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, 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">A slight chance of showers before 11am, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 11am and 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Southwest wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 10pm. Low around 74. South wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 9am. Cloudy, with a high near 80. Breezy, with a north wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Breezy, with a northeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Thursday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Northeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71.

Friday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79.

Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74.

Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.

Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Mostly clear, with a low around 78.

Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.

Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 76.

Monday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, 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">A 20 percent chance of showers before 10am. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. South wind around 10 mph.

Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 10pm. Low around 74. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. North wind 5 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Northeast wind around 15 mph.

Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph.

Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71.

Friday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80.

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

Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.

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

Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.

Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 75.

Monday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86.<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) @ 0816  hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2.3 ft Rising  = 47’03”

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2.4 ft Falling = 47’04”

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 0816 hrs

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2 knots from S gusts to 4 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">5 knots from SW gusts to 5 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">6 knots from SSW gusts to 8 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">4 knots from SSW gusts to 7 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 150929

CWFHGX

 

Coastal Waters Forecast

National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX

429 AM CDT Tue Oct 15 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.

 

GMZ300-152230-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

429 AM CDT Tue Oct 15 2019

 

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

Isolated showers and thunderstorms today with southerly flow. A

cold front arrives Wednesday morning with showers and

thunderstorms followed by moderate to strong gusty northerly

winds. These stronger northerly winds should prevail through

Thursday before gradually relaxing. An area of disturbed weather

may develop in the Bay of Campeche late this week moving north or

northeast through the Gulf leading to more storms and elevated

seas.

 

$$

 

GMZ335-152230-

Galveston Bay-

429 AM CDT Tue Oct 15 2019

 

.TODAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth. A slight

chance of showers. A slight chance of thunderstorms in the late

morning and afternoon.

.TONIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west after

midnight. Bay waters smooth. A chance of showers and

thunderstorms early in the evening, then showers and

thunderstorms in the late evening and overnight.

.WEDNESDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to

15 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters smooth becoming slightly

choppy in the afternoon. Showers and thunderstorms likely early

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

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

the afternoon.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters

slightly choppy.

.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to

10 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters slightly choppy becoming

smooth in the afternoon.

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

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

smooth after midnight. A slight chance of showers and

thunderstorms.

.FRIDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth. A chance

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

of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.

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

slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

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

slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

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

smooth. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after

midnight.

 

$$

 

GMZ330-152230-

Matagorda Bay-

429 AM CDT Tue Oct 15 2019

 

.TODAY...South winds around 10 knots. Bay waters smooth to

slightly choppy.

.TONIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest after

midnight. Bay waters smooth. A chance of showers and

thunderstorms early in the evening, then showers and

thunderstorms likely in the late evening and overnight.

.WEDNESDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to

20 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters slightly choppy becoming

choppy in the afternoon. Showers and thunderstorms likely early

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

late morning and afternoon.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters

slightly choppy. A slight chance of showers.

.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly

choppy. A slight chance of showers. A slight chance of

thunderstorms in the afternoon.

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

smooth. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

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

afternoon. Bay waters smooth becoming smooth to slightly choppy

in the afternoon. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

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

slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

.SATURDAY...East winds around 5 knots becoming southeast in the

afternoon. Bay waters smooth. A slight chance of showers and

thunderstorms in the afternoon.

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

smooth. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after

midnight.

 

$$

 

GMZ350-355-152230-

Coastal waters from Freeport to Matagorda Ship Channel TX out

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

429 AM CDT Tue Oct 15 2019

 

.TODAY...South winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A slight

chance of showers until late afternoon. A slight chance of

thunderstorms in the late morning and early afternoon.

.TONIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest after

midnight. Seas 1 to 2 feet. A chance of showers and thunderstorms

early in the evening, then showers and thunderstorms likely in

the late evening and overnight.

.WEDNESDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to

20 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Showers and

thunderstorms likely early in the morning, then a chance of

showers and thunderstorms in the late morning and afternoon.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to

4 feet. A slight chance of showers.

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

slight chance of showers in the morning. A chance of showers and

thunderstorms in the afternoon.

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

3 feet. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

.FRIDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A chance

of showers and thunderstorms.

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

A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then a

slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.

.SATURDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A slight

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

of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to

3 feet. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after

midnight.

 

$$

 

GMZ370-375-152230-

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-

429 AM CDT Tue Oct 15 2019

 

.TODAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to 10 knots

in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A slight chance of showers.

.TONIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest after

midnight. Seas 2 feet. A slight chance of showers and

thunderstorms early in the evening, then a chance of showers and

thunderstorms late in the evening. Showers and thunderstorms

likely after midnight.

.WEDNESDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to

20 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Showers and

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

thunderstorms in the afternoon.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to

5 feet. A slight chance of showers.

.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. A

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

and thunderstorms in the afternoon.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A

chance of showers and thunderstorms.

.FRIDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A chance

of showers and thunderstorms.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.

A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then a

slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.

.SATURDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A chance

of showers and thunderstorms.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to

4 feet. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the

evening, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after

midnight.

 

$$

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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

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

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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)

<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)

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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.