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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
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/26/2019 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
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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:Friday, November 29, 2019
Priority:Normal
Notice:

 

 

November 29, 2019            Friday   

 

                

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

 

 

Hurricane Season

June 1st – November 30th

Be Prepared     

 

 

NOAA Weather

GMZ300-300415-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

955 AM CST Fri Nov 29 2019

 

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

Areas of fog along the coast today and likely again tonight.

With onshore flow continuing to supply moisture to the area expect 

fog tonight and into Saturday morning. On Saturday evening, a cold

front approaches the area with showers and thunderstorms

developing along the boundary. Winds behind the front will shift

offshore with seas increasing to up to 4-5 feet. By early next

week, surface high pressure builds into the area and winds and

seas diminish.

 

$$

 

 

Fog expected to clear up this afternoon and will return late tonight, dissipating late morning on Saturday.  A cold front will start moving through our area late PM Saturday.  It is expected to be clear through to Wednesday.

 

 

Houston // Closed to all vessel traffic – due to dense fog

 

11/28

2112 Pilots suspended boarding all vessel traffic – due to fog

 

 

 

Galveston / Texas City // Open to all vessel traffic

 

11/28

2130       Pilots suspended boarding all vessel traffic – due to fog

1000       Pilots resumed boarding all vessel traffic

 

 

Freeport // Closed to all vessel traffic – due to dense fog

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11/28

1900       Pilots suspended boarding all vessel traffic – due to fog

 

 

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">Friday

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently   73° 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          78° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 30.12 in / 1020.4 mb

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Visibility       2 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 E 12 mph

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently     74° F

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity     94%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer   30.13 in / 1020.2 mb

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Visibility         2 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 E 13 mph

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

Overcast

<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            716° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High           77° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity    88%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  30.11 in / 1019.7 mb

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Visibility        9 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 SE 10 mph

Today: <span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">A 20 percent chance of showers between 4pm and 5pm. Areas of fog before noon. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 78. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 5am. Cloudy, with a low around 70. Southeast wind around 10 mph.

Saturday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 7am. Cloudy, with a high near 81. South wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 55. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north after midnight.

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 67. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

Sunday Night: Clear, with a low around 45.

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 66.

Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 45.

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 70.

Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 53.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 73.

Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55.

Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 73.<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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Today: <span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black;background:white">A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly between 11am and noon. Patchy fog before noon. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a steady temperature around 70. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers between 3am and 4am. Patchy fog after 9pm. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Patchy fog before 7am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. South wind 10 to 15 mph.

Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm, then a slight chance of showers between 9pm and midnight. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 60. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming north after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 67. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Sunday Night: Clear, with a low around 51.

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 61.

Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 53.

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 66.

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

Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 69.

Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.

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Today: <span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Areas of fog before 2pm. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. Southeast wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers after 4am. Patchy fog after midnight. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Patchy fog before 7am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. South wind 10 to 15 mph.

Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 58. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north after midnight.

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 69. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Sunday Night: Clear, with a low around 46.

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 65.

Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 49.

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 69.

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

Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.

Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59.

Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 72.<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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Dense Fog Advisory<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">956 AM CST Fri Nov 29 2019 <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">TXZ438-291800- <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">/O.EXT.KHGX.FG.Y.0039.000000T0000Z-191129T1800Z/ <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">Galveston Island and Bolivar Peninsula- <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">Including the city of Galveston <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">956 AM CST Fri Nov 29 2019 <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">...DENSE FOG ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY... <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">* WHAT...Visibility one quarter to one half mile in dense fog. <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">* WHERE...Madison, Burleson, Brazos, Washington, Grimes, <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">  Matagorda Islands, Brazoria Islands and Galveston Island and <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">  Bolivar Peninsula Counties. <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">* WHEN...Until noon CST today. <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">* IMPACTS...Hazardous driving conditions due to low visibility. <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">If driving, slow down, use your headlights, and leave plenty of <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">distance ahead of you. <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-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif"> 

 

 

 

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

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">PORTS NOAA/NOS Water Levels (above MLLW) @ 1019 hrs

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.5 ft Falling  = 46’05”

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0.6 ft Falling = 45’06”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0.9 ft Falling = 45’09”

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 1019 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">9 knots from SE gusts to 13 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">12 knots from ESE gusts to 16 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">10 knots from ESE gusts to 12 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">13 knots from ESE gusts to 16 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">10 knots from SE gusts to 16 knots

 

 

 

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

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FZUS54 KHGX 291555

CWFHGX

 

Coastal Waters Forecast

National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX

955 AM CST Fri Nov 29 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.

 

GMZ300-300415-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

955 AM CST Fri Nov 29 2019

 

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

Areas of fog along the coast today and likely again tonight.

With onshore flow continuing to supply moisture to the area expect 

fog tonight and into Saturday morning. On Saturday evening, a cold

front approaches the area with showers and thunderstorms

developing along the boundary. Winds behind the front will shift

offshore with seas increasing to up to 4-5 feet. By early next

week, surface high pressure builds into the area and winds and

seas diminish.

 

$$

 

GMZ335-300415-

Galveston Bay-

955 AM CST Fri Nov 29 2019

 

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM CST THIS AFTERNOON...

 

.REST OF TODAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters

slightly choppy. Areas of dense fog with visibility 1 NM or less

early through early afternoon with lingering patchy fog.

.TONIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Bay waters smooth to

slightly choppy. Areas of fog. A slight chance of showers early

in the evening. A slight chance of showers after midnight.

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

choppy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north after

midnight. Bay waters smooth. A chance of showers and

thunderstorms early in the evening, then a slight chance of

showers late in the evening.

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

choppy.

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

choppy.

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

in the afternoon. Bay waters slightly choppy becoming smooth in

the afternoon.

.MONDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast

after midnight. Bay waters smooth.

.TUESDAY...Southeast winds around 5 knots becoming south in the

afternoon. Bay waters smooth.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west

after midnight. Bay waters smooth.

 

$$

 

GMZ330-300415-

Matagorda Bay-

955 AM CST Fri Nov 29 2019

 

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM CST THIS AFTERNOON...

 

.REST OF TODAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters

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

Areas of dense fog through early afternoon. Hazy elsewhere.

.TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly

choppy. Patchy fog in the late evening and overnight. A slight

chance of showers after midnight.

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

choppy. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north after

midnight. Bay waters smooth becoming smooth to slightly choppy

after midnight.

.SUNDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly choppy.

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

choppy.

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

in the afternoon. Bay waters slightly choppy becoming smooth in

the afternoon.

.MONDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 5 knots. Bay waters

smooth.

.TUESDAY...Southeast winds around 5 knots becoming south in the

afternoon. Bay waters smooth.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west after

midnight. Bay waters smooth.

 

$$

 

GMZ355-300415-

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

955 AM CST Fri Nov 29 2019

 

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM CST THIS AFTERNOON...

 

.REST OF TODAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to

3 feet. Areas of dense fog with visibility 1 NM through early 

afternoon. Patchy fog through the remainder of the afternoon.

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

chance of showers early in the evening. A slight chance of

showers after midnight. Areas of fog in the evening. Patchy fog

after midnight.

.SATURDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A

slight chance of showers and thunderstorms until late afternoon.

A chance of showers and thunderstorms late in the afternoon.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north after

midnight. Seas 2 to 4 feet. A chance of showers and thunderstorms

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

evening and overnight.

.SUNDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

.MONDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 5 to 10 knots

in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

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

.TUESDAY...Southeast winds around 5 knots becoming south in the

afternoon. Seas 1 foot.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west

after midnight. Seas 1 foot.

 

$$

 

GMZ350-300415-

Coastal waters from Freeport to Matagorda Ship Channel TX out

20 NM-

955 AM CST Fri Nov 29 2019

 

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM CST THIS AFTERNOON...

 

.REST OF TODAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to

4 feet. Areas of dense fog through early afternoon then patchy fog

lingering in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Patchy

fog.

.SATURDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A

slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north after

midnight. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A slight chance of thunderstorms

early in the evening. A slight chance of showers.

.SUNDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

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

in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

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

.TUESDAY...Southeast winds around 5 knots becoming south in the

afternoon. Seas 1 foot.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west

after midnight. Seas 1 foot.

 

$$

 

GMZ370-375-300415-

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-

955 AM CST Fri Nov 29 2019

 

.REST OF TODAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to

4 feet.

.TONIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. A slight

chance of showers early in the evening.

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

15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 5 feet with occasional seas

up to 6 feet. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms late

in the afternoon.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north

15 to 20 knots after midnight. Seas 4 to 5 feet with occasional

seas up to 6 feet. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms

early in the evening. A chance of showers in the late evening and

overnight.

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

.SUNDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet

building to 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to 7 feet after

midnight.

.MONDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to 15 knots

in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

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

.TUESDAY...Southeast winds around 5 knots becoming south in the

afternoon. Seas 1 foot.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west

after midnight. Seas 1 foot.

 

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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)

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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,

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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

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

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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.