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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:Saturday, October 26, 2019
Priority:Normal
Notice:

 

October 26, 2019            Saturday                   

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

Hurricane Season

June 1st – November 30th

Be Prepared     

 

 

NOAA Weather

GMZ300-270330-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

953 AM CDT Sat Oct 26 2019

 

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

Northwest winds will be gradually diminishing throughout the day

with the rough seas also slowly subsiding. High pressure

building into the region tonight will lead to light and variable

winds tonight. Light onshore winds will return to the area

Sunday then strengthen late Monday. Another strong cold front

should arrive Wednesday night or during the day Thursday.

 

$$

 

 

 

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">Saturday

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low           50° F

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 29.95 in / 1014.8 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint   44° 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 Chill  48° F

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  29.96 in / 1014.4 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint     48° 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 Chill   NR° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind NW 12, Gusts up to 22 mph

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently    54° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low            54° F

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  29.98 in / 1015.1 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint    45° 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">Wind Chill    51° 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 W 9 mph, Gusts up to 17 mph

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Mostly sunny, with a high near 69. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

Tonight: Clear, with a low around 50. Calm wind.

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 79. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.

Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 60. Southeast wind around 5 mph.

Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.

Tuesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.

Tuesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.

Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Wednesday Night: Showers likely, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 63.

Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 43.

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Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Partly sunny, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 68. West wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Tonight: Clear, with a low around 62. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable after midnight.

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 76. South wind around 5 mph.

Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. Southeast wind around 10 mph.

Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

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

Tuesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.

Tuesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.

Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Wednesday Night: Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 65. Breezy.

Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 50.

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Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Sunny, with a high near 68. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Tonight: Clear, with a low around 54. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 77. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the morning.

Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

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

Tuesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.

Tuesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.

Wednesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 78.

Wednesday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51.

Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 66.

Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 47.

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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) @ 1012  hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0.3 ft Falling = 45’03”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0.1 ft Steady = 45’01”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0.4 ft Falling = 45’04”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0.4 ft Rising = 45’04”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0.3 ft Steady = 47’03”

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 1012 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">5 knots from WNW 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 WNW gusts to 12 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">7 knots from W gusts to 9 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 NW gusts to 21 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">11 knots from NW gusts to 16 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 261453

CWFHGX

 

Coastal Waters Forecast

National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX

953 AM CDT Sat Oct 26 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.

 

GMZ300-270330-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

953 AM CDT Sat Oct 26 2019

 

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

Northwest winds will be gradually diminishing throughout the day

with the rough seas also slowly subsiding. High pressure

building into the region tonight will lead to light and variable

winds tonight. Light onshore winds will return to the area

Sunday then strengthen late Monday. Another strong cold front

should arrive Wednesday night or during the day Thursday.

 

$$

 

GMZ330-270330-

Matagorda Bay-

953 AM CDT Sat Oct 26 2019

 

.REST OF TODAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots decreasing to

5 to 10 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters slightly choppy

becoming smooth in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...Northwest winds around 5 knots becoming south after

midnight. Bay waters smooth.

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

.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth.

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

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

slight chance of showers after midnight.

.TUESDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly choppy.

A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southeast

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

smooth after midnight. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast

10 to 15 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters smooth becoming

slightly choppy in the afternoon. A chance of showers and

thunderstorms in the morning, then showers and thunderstorms

likely in the afternoon.

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

25 knots after midnight. Bay waters choppy becoming rough after

midnight. Showers likely in the evening, then a chance of showers

after midnight.

 

$$

 

GMZ335-270330-

Galveston Bay-

953 AM CDT Sat Oct 26 2019

 

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

 

.REST OF TODAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots early becoming west

winds 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters slightly

choppy.

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

midnight. Bay waters smooth.

.SUNDAY...South winds around 5 knots. Bay waters smooth.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth.

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

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

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

of showers and thunderstorms.

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

smooth. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north 10 to

15 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters smooth becoming slightly

choppy in the afternoon. Showers and thunderstorms likely.

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

Showers likely.

 

$$

 

GMZ350-270330-

Coastal waters from Freeport to Matagorda Ship Channel TX out

20 NM-

953 AM CDT Sat Oct 26 2019

 

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CDT TODAY...

 

.REST OF TODAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts near 25

knots decreasing to 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5

feet.

.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south after

midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

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

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

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

.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 feet. A slight

chance of showers after midnight.

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

of showers and thunderstorms.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 feet. A

chance of showers and thunderstorms.

.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northeast

15 to 20 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A chance of

showers and thunderstorms.

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

25 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Showers likely.

 

$$

 

GMZ355-270330-

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

953 AM CDT Sat Oct 26 2019

 

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CDT TODAY...

 

.REST OF TODAY...Northwest winds 20 knots with gusts near 25 knots

this morning diminishing to 15 to 20 knots in the afternoon. Seas

3 to 5 feet diminishing to 2 to 3 feet.

.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming variable around

5 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

.SUNDAY...Southeast winds around 5 knots. Seas 1 foot.

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

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

.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds around 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. A

slight chance of showers after midnight.

.TUESDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 feet. A chance of

showers and thunderstorms.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to

3 feet. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east 10 to

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

and thunderstorms in the morning, then showers and thunderstorms

likely in the afternoon.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots increasing to 20 to

25 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Showers likely.

 

$$

 

GMZ370-270330-

Waters from Freeport to Matagorda Ship Channel TX from 20 to

60 NM-

953 AM CDT Sat Oct 26 2019

 

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM CDT THIS AFTERNOON...

 

...Small Craft Should Exercise Caution After 3 PM...

 

.REST OF TODAY...Northwest near 20 knots with gusts near 25 knots

diminishing to 15 to 20 knots by mid afternoon. Seas 5 to 7 feet

with occasional seas up to 8 feet...diminishing to 3 to 5 feet.

.TONIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast after

midnight. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

.SUNDAY...Southeast winds around 5 knots. Seas 2 feet.

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

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

.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 feet. A slight

chance of showers.

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

of showers and thunderstorms.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to

4 feet. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

.WEDNESDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southeast in the

afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A chance of showers and

thunderstorms.

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

25 knots after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 feet building to 4 to 6 feet

with occasional seas up to 7 feet after midnight. Showers likely.

 

$$

 

GMZ375-270330-

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

953 AM CDT Sat Oct 26 2019

 

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM CDT THIS AFTERNOON...

 

...Small Craft Should Exercise Caution After 3 PM...

 

.REST OF TODAY...Northwest winds near 20 knots with gusts near 25

knots diminishing to 15 to 20 knots by mid 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.

.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming variable 

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

3 feet after midnight.

.SUNDAY...Southeast winds around 5 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

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

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

.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 feet. A slight

chance of showers.

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

of showers and thunderstorms.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to

4 feet. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

.WEDNESDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southeast in the

afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A chance of showers and

thunderstorms.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots increasing to 20 to

25 knots after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Showers likely.

 

$$

 

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

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

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

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

 

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

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

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

 

 

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

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

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

 

 

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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.