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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 17, 2019
Priority:Normal
Notice:

 

October 17, 2019            Thursday                   

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

Hurricane Season

June 1st – November 30th

Be Prepared     

 

 

NOAA Weather

GMZ300-172215-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

451 AM CDT Thu Oct 17 2019

 

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

Northeasterly winds will be gradually relaxing today with seas

falling slowly as well. An area of disturbed weather in the

southwest Gulf will move toward the Florida panhandle on Friday.

Onshore winds will return Saturday night and persist through early

Monday. Depending on the strength of the disturbance in the Gulf,

winds may become strong enough to build seas and tides. A strong

cold front will cross the coastal waters Monday afternoon.

 

$$

 

 

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">Thursday

<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   59° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low           58° F

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 30.04 in / 1017.7 mb

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

Mostly Cloudy

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low             66° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity     80° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  30.04 in / 1016.4 mb

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind N 13 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    60 ° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low            64° F

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  30.03 in / 1016.8 mb

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

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

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Partly sunny, with a high near 72. Northeast wind around 10 mph.

Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 58. Northeast wind around 5 mph.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 81. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 65. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon.

Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 71.

Sunday: Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Sunday Night: Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

Monday: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Monday Night: Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly clear, with a low around 57. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 79.

Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 56.

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Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph.

Friday: A slight chance of drizzle before 7am. Sunny, with a high near 79. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 71. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight.

Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Light southwest wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 76.

Sunday: Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Sunday Night: Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

Monday: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Monday Night: Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

Tuesday: Isolated showers. Sunny, with a high near 77. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 68.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 72. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

Friday: Isolated showers. Partly sunny, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 80. North wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 70. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight.

Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Light west wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.

Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 75.

Sunday: Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Sunday Night: Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

Monday: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Monday Night: Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 78.

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

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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) @ 0936  hrs

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 0936 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">5 knots from ENE gusts to 8 knots

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">14 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">12 knots from NE gusts to 17 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">6 knots from NE gusts to 12 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 170951

CWFHGX

 

Coastal Waters Forecast

National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX

451 AM CDT Thu Oct 17 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.

 

GMZ300-172215-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

451 AM CDT Thu Oct 17 2019

 

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

Northeasterly winds will be gradually relaxing today with seas

falling slowly as well. An area of disturbed weather in the

southwest Gulf will move toward the Florida panhandle on Friday.

Onshore winds will return Saturday night and persist through early

Monday. Depending on the strength of the disturbance in the Gulf,

winds may become strong enough to build seas and tides. A strong

cold front will cross the coastal waters Monday afternoon.

 

$$

 

GMZ335-172215-

Galveston Bay-

451 AM CDT Thu Oct 17 2019

 

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

choppy.

.TONIGHT and FRIDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east

in the afternoon. Bay waters smooth.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 5 knots becoming south

after midnight. Bay waters smooth.

.SATURDAY...West winds around 5 knots becoming southwest in the

afternoon. Bay waters smooth.

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

smooth.

.SUNDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth. Isolated

showers and thunderstorms.

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

choppy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms.

.MONDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest and

gusty in the afternoon. Bay waters slightly choppy. Showers and

thunderstorms likely.

.MONDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly

choppy. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.

 

$$

 

GMZ330-172215-

Matagorda Bay-

451 AM CDT Thu Oct 17 2019

 

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

choppy.

.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth. A

slight chance of showers late.

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

afternoon. Bay waters smooth.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south

after midnight. Bay waters smooth.

.SATURDAY...Southwest winds around 5 knots becoming south in the

afternoon. Bay waters smooth.

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

.SUNDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots

in the afternoon. Bay waters smooth becoming slightly choppy in

the afternoon. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.

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

choppy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms.

.MONDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north 10 to

15 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters smooth becoming slightly

choppy in the afternoon. Scattered showers and thunderstorms in

the morning, then showers and thunderstorms likely in the

afternoon.

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

slightly choppy. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.

 

$$

 

GMZ350-355-172215-

Coastal waters from Freeport to Matagorda Ship Channel TX out

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

451 AM CDT Thu Oct 17 2019

 

...Small Craft Should Exercise Caution Through Noon...

 

.TODAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to

15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

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

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

late evening and overnight.

.FRIDAY...Northeast winds around 10 knots becoming 5 to 10 knots

in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Isolated showers.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south after

midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

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

3 feet.

.SUNDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Isolated

showers and thunderstorms.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

Scattered showers and thunderstorms.

.MONDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest in

the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Scattered showers and

thunderstorms in the morning, then showers and thunderstorms

likely in the afternoon.

.MONDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.

Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.

 

$$

 

GMZ375-172215-

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

451 AM CDT Thu Oct 17 2019

 

...Small Craft Should Exercise Caution...

 

.TODAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

.TONIGHT...Northeast winds near 15 knots decreasing to 10 to 15

knots after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A slight chance of

thunderstorms in the evening. A chance of showers. A chance of

thunderstorms after midnight.

.FRIDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.

Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south after

midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Isolated showers and thunderstorms in

the evening.

.SATURDAY...West winds around 5 knots becoming southwest in the

afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

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

3 feet.

.SUNDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 feet. Isolated

showers and thunderstorms.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

Scattered showers and thunderstorms.

.MONDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest and

gusty in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Showers and

thunderstorms likely.

.MONDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet

building to 5 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to 7 feet after

midnight. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.

 

$$

 

GMZ370-172215-

Waters from Freeport to Matagorda Ship Channel TX from 20 to

60 NM-

451 AM CDT Thu Oct 17 2019

 

...Small Craft Should Exercise Caution...

 

.TODAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet with

occasional seas up to 6 feet. A slight chance of showers in the

afternoon.

.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A

slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening. A chance of

showers. A chance of thunderstorms after midnight.

.FRIDAY...Northeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.

Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south after

midnight. Seas 3 feet. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.

.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

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

.SUNDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Isolated

showers and thunderstorms.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

Scattered showers and thunderstorms.

.MONDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest and

gusty in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Showers and

thunderstorms likely.

.MONDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet

building to 5 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to 7 feet after

midnight. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.

 

$$

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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">

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#1F497D"> 

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

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

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif"> 

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

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

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Galveston WEB Cams

https://www.galveston.com/webcams/

 

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Kemah WEB Cams

https://saltwater-recon.com/kemah-seabrook/

https://www.weatherbug.com/weather-camera/

 

 

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Baytown WEB Cams

https://www.weatherbug.com/weather-camera/   

https://www.meteoblue.com/en/weather/forecast/webcams/baytown_united-states-of-america_4672731

 

 

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">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.