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Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/30/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/29/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/28/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/27/2019 Normal
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Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/24/2019 Normal
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Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/22/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/21/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/20/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/19/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/18/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/17/2019 Normal
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Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/15/2019 Normal
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Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/12/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/11/2019 Normal
NWS Houston/Galveston - Marine Weather Update for Nov 11-1211/11/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/10/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/09/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/08/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/07/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/06/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/05/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/04/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/03/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/02/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/01/2019 Normal

 Daily Port Update

Subject:Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update
Date:Wednesday, November 13, 2019
Priority:Normal
Notice:

 

November 13, 2019            Wednesday   

 

                

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

 

 

Hurricane Season

June 1st – November 30th

Be Prepared     

 

 

NOAA Weather

GMZ300-132215-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

342 AM CST Wed Nov 13 2019

 

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

Winds and seas will continue to diminish today. A coastal trough

develops tonight off the coast along with increasing northeast to

east winds and building seas. Periods of rain and isolated

thunderstorms are expected later tonight and Thursday as the next

storm system pushes through. A reinforcing front will move off the

coast on Thursday with offshore winds prevailing into the

weekend. A weak onshore flow will briefly resume early Sunday, but

another front is forecast to move into the region Sunday night.

 

$$

 

 

 

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">Overcast

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently   33° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low           41° F

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 30.35 in / 1028.5 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint   22° 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  26° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind NE 8 mph

<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     36° 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            51° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer   30.36 in / 1027.9 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint     26° 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   29° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind N 10 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    31° F

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity     85%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  30.35 in / 1027.6 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint    27° 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    25° F

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

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black;background:white">A 20 percent chance of rain after 3pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 48. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the morning.<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

Tonight: Rain, mainly after midnight. Low around 41. Light and variable wind becoming northeast 5 to 10 mph in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

Thursday: Rain. High near 48. North wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers before midnight. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 39. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 58. North wind around 5 mph.

Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 38.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 62.

Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 45.

Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 66.

Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46.

Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 66.

Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 48.

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 75.<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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Tonight: Rain, mainly after midnight. Steady temperature around 50. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

Thursday: Rain. High near 53. Breezy, with a north wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers before midnight. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 46. North wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 57. North wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Friday Night: Clear, with a low around 47.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 58.

Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 51.

Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 64.

Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52.

Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 63.

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

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 72.<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">A 20 percent chance of rain after 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 53. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

Tonight: Rain, mainly after midnight. Steady temperature around 49. Northeast wind 5 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

Thursday: Rain likely. Cloudy, with a steady temperature around 50. Northeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. North wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 58. North wind 10 to 15 mph.

Friday Night: Clear, with a low around 43.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 60.

Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 52.

Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 66.

Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49.

Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 65.

Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 52.

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 72.<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

 

Freeze Warning<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black"> <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">URGENT - WEATHER 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">316 PM CST Tue Nov 12 2019 <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">TXZ200-213-214-226-227-235>238-300-313-131100- <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">/O.CON.KHGX.FZ.W.0004.191113T0300Z-191113T1500Z/ <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">Northern Liberty-Inland Harris-Chambers-Wharton-Fort Bend- <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">Inland Jackson-Inland Matagorda-Inland Brazoria-Inland Galveston- <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">Southern Liberty-Coastal Harris- <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">Including the cities of Liberty, Cleveland, Dayton, Houston, <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">Winnie, Mont Belvieu, Anahuac, Stowell, Old River-Winfree, <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">El Campo, Wharton, Missouri City, Mission Bend, Sugar Land, <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">Rosenberg, First Colony, Pecan Grove, Edna, Ganado, Bay City, <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">Pearland, Alvin, Angleton, League City, Friendswood, Devers, <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">Pasadena, and Baytown <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">316 PM CST Tue Nov 12 2019 <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">...FREEZE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">9 AM CST WEDNESDAY... <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">* WHAT...First freeze of the season with temperatures of 27 to 32 <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">  degrees. <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">* WHERE...Inland areas of Chambers, Galveston, Brazoria, <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">  Matagorda, Jackson, Wharton, Fort Bend, Harris and Liberty <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">  counties. <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">* WHEN...9 PM this evening to 9 AM CST Wednesday. <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">* IMPACTS...Frost and freeze conditions can kill crops and other <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">  sensitive vegetation. <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">Take steps now to protect tender plants from the cold. To prevent <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">freezing and possible bursting of outdoor water pipes they should <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">be wrapped, drained, or allowed to drip slowly. Those that have <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">in-ground sprinkler systems should drain them and cover above- <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">ground pipes to protect them from freezing. <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) @ 0711 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.7 ft Rising = 46’07”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.4 ft Rising  = 46’04”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.8 ft Falling = 46’08”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.4 ft Falling = 46’04”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.6 ft Falling = 46’06”

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 0711 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">4 knots from NE gusts to 5 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">8 knots from NNE gusts to 10 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">9 knots from ENE gusts to 11 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">11 knots from NE gusts to 14 knots

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

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

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

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FZUS54 KHGX 130942

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Coastal Waters Forecast

National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX

342 AM CST Wed Nov 13 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.

 

GMZ300-132215-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

342 AM CST Wed Nov 13 2019

 

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

Winds and seas will continue to diminish today. A coastal trough

develops tonight off the coast along with increasing northeast to

east winds and building seas. Periods of rain and isolated

thunderstorms are expected later tonight and Thursday as the next

storm system pushes through. A reinforcing front will move off the

coast on Thursday with offshore winds prevailing into the

weekend. A weak onshore flow will briefly resume early Sunday, but

another front is forecast to move into the region Sunday night.

 

$$

 

GMZ330-132215-

Matagorda Bay-

342 AM CST Wed Nov 13 2019

 

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

slight chance of rain in the late morning and early afternoon. A

chance of rain late.

.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to

15 knots after midnight. Bay waters smooth becoming slightly

choppy after midnight. A chance of rain early in the evening,

then rain in the late evening and overnight.

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

20 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters slightly choppy becoming

choppy in the afternoon. Rain likely.

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

A slight chance of showers in the evening.

.FRIDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to 10 knots

in the afternoon. Bay waters slightly choppy becoming smooth in

the afternoon.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth.

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

afternoon. Bay waters smooth.

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

smooth. A slight chance of showers late.

.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to

15 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters smooth becoming slightly

choppy in the afternoon. A slight chance of showers.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...North winds near 15 knots. Bay waters choppy. A

chance of showers.

 

$$

 

GMZ335-132215-

Galveston Bay-

342 AM CST Wed Nov 13 2019

 

.TODAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots this morning becoming

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

A slight chance of rain late.

.TONIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast 10 to

15 knots after midnight. Bay waters smooth becoming slightly

choppy after midnight. A slight chance of rain in the evening.

Rain after midnight.

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

choppy. Rain.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...North winds near 15 knots. Bay waters choppy. A

chance of showers in the evening.

.FRIDAY...North winds near 15 knots. Bay waters choppy.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth.

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

.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds around 5 knots. Bay waters smooth.

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

of showers late in the afternoon.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north

15 to 20 knots after midnight. Bay waters smooth becoming

choppy after midnight. A chance of showers.

 

$$

 

GMZ350-355-132215-

Coastal waters from Freeport to Matagorda Ship Channel TX out

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

342 AM CST Wed Nov 13 2019

 

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

10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 4 feet subsiding to 2 to 3 feet.

A slight chance of rain in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northeast 15 to

20 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A chance of rain in

the evening, then rain after midnight.

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

Rain.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...North winds near 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. A

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

after midnight.

.FRIDAY...North winds near 20 knots decreasing to 10 to 15 knots

in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 feet.

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

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

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

.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to

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

showers until late afternoon. A chance of showers late in the

afternoon.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north

near 20 knots after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A chance of

showers.

 

$$

 

GMZ370-375-132215-

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-

342 AM CST Wed Nov 13 2019

 

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

10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 5 to 6 feet subsiding to 3 feet

in the afternoon. A slight chance of rain in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots

after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 feet. A slight chance of rain early

in the evening, then showers and isolated thunderstorms in the

late evening and overnight.

.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots increasing to 20 to

25 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 feet building to 4 to

6 feet with occasional seas up to 7 feet in the afternoon.

Showers until late afternoon. Isolated thunderstorms.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...North winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet

with occasional seas up to 8 feet. A chance of showers and

isolated thunderstorms in the evening, then a slight chance of

showers after midnight.

.FRIDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

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

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

.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to

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

showers until late afternoon. A chance of showers late in the

afternoon.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north

near 20 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet building to 4 to 6

feet with occasional seas up to 7 feet after midnight. A chance

of showers.

 

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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 

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

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

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

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

<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)

Air drafts clearances are based on MHW // Vessels should allow an additional 10 feet clearance for the Power Lines<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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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">

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

<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,

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#051423"> 

<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

http://www.swg.usace.army.mil/<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#1F497D">

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

http://www.houston-pilots.com/<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#051423">Galveston Texas City Pilots

http://galvestonpilots.com/galtexnew/<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#051423">

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Brazos Harbor Pilots

www.brazospilots.com

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NOAA

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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.