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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:Wednesday, October 23, 2019
Priority:Normal
Notice:

 

October 23, 2019            Wednesday                   

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

Hurricane Season

June 1st – November 30th

Be Prepared     

 

 

NOAA Weather

GMZ300-240315-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

919 AM CDT Wed Oct 23 2019

 

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

High pressure over the eastern U.S. and lower pressures over the

southern Gulf will a moderate east to southeast wind through

Thursday. A strong cold front will cross the coastal waters on

Friday with a strong offshore flow developing in the wake of the

front.  

 

$$

 

 

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

<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">Wednesday

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 30.11 in / 1020.1 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 E 5 mph

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

Fair

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently     76° 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            78° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity     45° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  30.11 in / 1019.6 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint     53° 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  78° F

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

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

Fair

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently    67 ° F

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  30.10 in / 1019.2 mb

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind E 3 mph

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Sunny, with a high near 81. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 65. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 82. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

Thursday Night: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. Low around 61. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

Friday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68. North wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 53.

Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Sunny, with a high near 69.

Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers before 1am. Mostly clear, with a low around 55.

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 75.

Sunday Night: Clear, with a low around 58.

Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Sunny, with a high near 75.

Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 58.

Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 75.<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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Today: <span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black;background:white">Sunny, with a high near 78. Breezy, with a southeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 72. Breezy, with a southeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. East wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Thursday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm, then showers and thunderstorms after 7pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Low around 66. Breezy, with an east wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

Friday: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. High near 69. Windy, with a north wind 15 to 20 mph increasing to 20 to 25 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Breezy.

Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm. Sunny, with a high near 69.

Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers before 1am. Mostly clear, with a low around 62.

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 72.

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

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 73.

Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 64.

Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 73.<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black;background:white">Sunny, with a high near 81. Southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 70. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. East wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Thursday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm, then showers and thunderstorms after 7pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Low around 64. East wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

Friday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69. Windy, with a north wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 54.

Saturday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Sunny, with a high near 68. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers before 1am. Mostly clear, with a low around 56.

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 72.

Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 61.

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 74.

Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 63.

Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

 

Beach Hazards Statement<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black"> <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">Coastal Hazard Message <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">Issued by National Weather Service Tallahassee FL <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">922 AM CDT Wed Oct 23 2019 <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">...Elevated tide levels and moderate to strong rip currents <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">expected... <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">.A long fetch of moderate east and southeast winds will drive <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">water levels back up along the upper Texas coast. There will be a <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">risk of minor coastal flooding around each high tide cycle between <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">late tonight through early Friday morning. In addition, <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">increasing surf will generate moderate to strong rip currents <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">along area beaches. <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">TXZ313-338-436>438-232230- <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">/O.CON.KHGX.BH.S.0009.000000T0000Z-191025T0900Z/ <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">Brazoria Islands-Coastal Galveston-Coastal Harris- <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">Galveston Island and Bolivar Peninsula-Matagorda Islands- <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">922 AM CDT Wed Oct 23 2019 <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">THURSDAY NIGHT... <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">* HAZARDS...Minor coastal flooding and moderate to strong rip <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">  currents. <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">* TIMING...Around high tide through Friday morning. <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">* POTENTIAL IMPACTS...Minor coastal flooding, hazardous swimming <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">  conditions. <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">A Beach Hazards Statement is issued when threats such as rip <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">currents...longshore currents...sneaker waves and other hazards <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">create life-threatening conditions in the surf zone. Caution <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">should be used when in or near the water. <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">&& <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">$$  

 

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

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">PORTS NOAA/NOS Water Levels (above MLLW) @ 0924  hrs

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2.9 ft Steady = 47’09”

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

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

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

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

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 0924 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">3 knots from NNE gusts to 4 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">7 knots from E gusts to 9 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">14 knots from SE gusts to 16 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">17 knots from ESE gusts to 21 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">9 knots from ESE gusts to 16 knots

 

 

 

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

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

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

https://tgftp.nws.noaa.gov/data/raw/fz/fzus54.khgx.cwf.hgx.txt<span-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">

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FZUS54 KHGX 231419

CWFHGX

 

Coastal Waters Forecast

National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX

Issued by National Weather Service Tallahassee FL

919 AM CDT Wed Oct 23 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.

 

GMZ300-240315-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

919 AM CDT Wed Oct 23 2019

 

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

High pressure over the eastern U.S. and lower pressures over the

southern Gulf will a moderate east to southeast wind through

Thursday. A strong cold front will cross the coastal waters on

Friday with a strong offshore flow developing in the wake of the

front.  

 

$$

 

GMZ335-240315-

Galveston Bay-

919 AM CDT Wed Oct 23 2019

 

.REST OF TODAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters

choppy.

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

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

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

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

.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northeast

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

smooth after midnight. Showers likely in the evening.

Thunderstorms. Showers after midnight.

.FRIDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters choppy. Showers

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

thunderstorms in the afternoon.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters

choppy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly

choppy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning,

then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the

afternoon.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth. A

slight chance of showers in the evening.

.SUNDAY...Northeast winds around 5 knots becoming east in the

afternoon. Bay waters smooth.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds around 5 knots becoming northeast

after midnight. Bay waters smooth.

 

$$

 

GMZ330-240315-

Matagorda Bay-

919 AM CDT Wed Oct 23 2019

 

.REST OF TODAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters

choppy.

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

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

choppy. A chance of thunderstorms until late afternoon. A chance

of showers. A slight chance of thunderstorms late in the

afternoon.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north 20 to

25 knots after midnight. Bay waters slightly choppy becoming

rough after midnight. Showers and thunderstorms.

.FRIDAY...North winds 20 to 25 knots. Bay waters rough. A chance

of showers and thunderstorms.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters choppy. A

chance of showers and thunderstorms.

.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly

choppy. A slight chance of thunderstorms in the morning. A slight

chance of showers.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth. A

slight chance of showers in the evening.

.SUNDAY...Northeast winds around 5 knots becoming east in the

afternoon. Bay waters smooth.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds around 5 knots becoming northeast

after midnight. Bay waters smooth.

 

$$

 

GMZ350-355-240315-

Coastal waters from Freeport to Matagorda Ship Channel TX out

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

919 AM CDT Wed Oct 23 2019

 

...Small Craft Should Exercise Caution...

 

.REST OF TODAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to

5 feet.

.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

.THURSDAY...Southeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. A

chance of thunderstorms until late afternoon. A chance of

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

.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots increasing to 20 to

25 knots after midnight. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas up

to 7 feet. Showers likely in the evening. Thunderstorms. Showers

after midnight.

.FRIDAY...North winds 20 to 30 knots becoming 20 to 25 knots in

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

7 feet. Showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then a chance

of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.

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

25 knots after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 feet. A chance of showers

and thunderstorms.

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

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

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

and thunderstorms in the afternoon.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. A

slight chance of showers in the evening.

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

afternoon. Seas 1 foot.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds around 5 knots becoming northeast

after midnight. Seas 1 foot. A slight chance of showers after

midnight.

 

$$

 

GMZ370-375-240315-

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-

919 AM CDT Wed Oct 23 2019

 

...Small Craft Should Exercise Caution...

 

.REST OF 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.

.THURSDAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 6 feet with

occasional seas up to 7 feet. A chance of thunderstorms in the

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

the afternoon.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 6 to 7 feet

with occasional seas up to 8 feet. Showers likely in the evening.

Thunderstorms. Showers after midnight.

.FRIDAY...North winds 20 to 30 knots becoming 25 to 30 knots in

the afternoon. Gusts to 45 knots. Seas 6 to 9 feet with

occasional seas up to 11 feet. Showers in the morning.

Thunderstorms. Showers likely in the afternoon.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...North winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 6 to 8 feet with

occasional seas up to 10 feet. A chance of showers and

thunderstorms.

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

15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet. A chance of showers

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

and thunderstorms in the afternoon.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A

slight chance of showers in the evening.

.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

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

A slight 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

 

 

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Please note the above information is based on the Corp of Engineers – Project draft for the Houston Ship Channel, if you have a question regarding deep draft in Houston Ship Channel or alongside a berth, please contact our operations department

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

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Power Lines 

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Fred Hartman

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Jesse Jones

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Sidney Sherman

197’ (Morgan’s Point)

197’ (below Fred Hartman Bridge – Baytown)<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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

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

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

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

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

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

http://www.tctrr.com/<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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The Texas City Ship Channel is approximately 11 miles from GB Buoy

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">The ACOE project draft for the TXCSC is 45’00 FW at MLT from the GB BUOY to Valero Dock # 42, the channel above project draft is 40’00 FW at MLT.  The length on the final approach from the Houston, Galveston, Texas City tri-channel split is approximately 6 miles, the width is approximately a 400 ft bottom, the Turning Basin is approximately 4,200 ft long and 1,200 ft wide with a maximum deep draft of 45 ft FW at MLT, and is navigable day or night with no air draft restrictions.  Only TX City Docks with 45’00” maximum deep draft at MLT are TC # 41, & 42

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

http://www.portofgalveston.com/<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#051423">The Galveston Ship Channel is approximately    miles from GB Buoy <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:white">

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#051423">The ACOE project draft for the GSC is 45’00” FW.  The narrowest point is approximately 1,200 ft wide with no air draft restrictions.  At the POGA berths the maximum deep draft varies from 32’00” to 40’00” at MLT,

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

 

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Army Corp of Engineers

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http://www.swg.usace.army.mil/Missions/Navigation.aspx<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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

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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.