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Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 12/31/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 12/30/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 12/29/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 12/28/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 12/27/2019 Normal
Port of Freeport // Update12/27/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 12/26/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 12/25/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 12/24/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 12/23/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 12/22/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 12/21/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 12/20/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 12/19/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 12/18/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 12/17/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 12/16/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 12/15/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 12/14/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 12/13/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 12/12/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 12/11/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 12/10/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 12/09/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 12/08/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 12/07/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 12/06/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 12/05/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 12/04/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 12/03/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 12/02/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 12/01/2019 Normal

 Daily Port Update

Subject:Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update
Date:Thursday, December 26, 2019
Priority:Normal
Notice:

 

December 26, 2019            Thursday

 

 

                

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

 

 

NOAA Weather

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black;background:yellow;mso-highlight:yellow">GMZ300-270530-

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black;background:yellow;mso-highlight:yellow">Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black;background:yellow;mso-highlight:yellow">nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black;background:yellow;mso-highlight:yellow">1019 AM CST Thu Dec 26 2019

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black;background:yellow;mso-highlight:yellow"> 

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black;background:yellow;mso-highlight:yellow">.SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM...

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:red;background:yellow;mso-highlight:yellow">Sea fog will come and go but will most likely reform during the

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:red;background:yellow;mso-highlight:yellow">evening hours and remain dense through the morning hours over the

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:red;background:yellow;mso-highlight:yellow">bays and vicinity nearshore waters. An early Sunday cold frontal

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:red;background:yellow;mso-highlight:yellow">passage will end this sea fog event. <span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black;background:yellow;mso-highlight:yellow">The western approach of this

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black;background:yellow;mso-highlight:yellow">front will increase weekend precipitation chances for mainly

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black;background:yellow;mso-highlight:yellow">showers with isolated Sunday morning thunderstorms.

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Houston // Open to all vessel traffic

 

HSC Recent closures

12/26

0840       All vessel traffic suspended – due to fog

1030       All vessel traffic resumed

 

 

Galveston / Texas City // Open to all vessel traffic

 

Freeport // Open to all vessel traffic

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NOAA Weather Service

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

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

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

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

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

<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           59° F

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 30.09 in / 1019.3 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint   58° 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 SE 10 mph

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently     6° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High            64° 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   30.09 in / 1018.9 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint    63° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Visibility        4 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">Thursday

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High           71° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  30.08 in / 1018.6 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint    63° 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 E 8 mph

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Partly sunny, with a high near 74. East wind around 5 mph.

Tonight: Patchy fog after 9pm. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.

Friday: Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.

Friday Night: Patchy fog after midnight. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Southeast wind around 5 mph.

Saturday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 75. Southeast wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before midnight, then a chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 58. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 66.

Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 43.

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 65.

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

Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 61.

Tuesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49.

New Year's Day: A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 64.<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">Partly sunny, with a steady temperature around 64. East wind 5 to 10 mph.<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

Tonight: Patchy fog after 9pm. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Northeast wind around 5 mph.

Friday: Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 68. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

Friday Night: Patchy fog after midnight. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. East wind around 10 mph.

Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 70. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a low around 59. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers before noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 64.

Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 51.

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 61.

Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 53.

Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 60.

Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 55.

New Year's Day: A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 63.<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Partly sunny, with a high near 71. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

Tonight: Patchy fog after 9pm. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. East wind around 5 mph.

Friday: Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. East wind around 5 mph.

Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

Saturday: A slight chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Saturday Night: A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 58. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 66.

Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 46.

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 63.

Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 51.

Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 61.

Tuesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53.

New Year's Day: A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 66.<span-size:10.0pt;font-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">909 AM CST Thu Dec 26 2019 <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">TXZ214-313-338-438-262000- <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">/O.EXB.KHGX.FG.Y.0045.000000T0000Z-191226T2000Z/ <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">Chambers-Coastal Harris-Coastal Galveston- <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 cities of Winnie, Mont Belvieu, Anahuac, Stowell, <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">Old River-Winfree, Pasadena, Baytown, Texas City, Dickinson, <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">La Marque, and Galveston <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">909 AM CST Thu Dec 26 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 IN EFFECT FOR THE INLAND COASTAL AREAS <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">SURROUNDING Galveston BAY UNTIL 2 PM CST THIS AFTERNOON... <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">* WHAT...Widespread inland advancing sea fog limiting visibilities <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">  to under a mile. <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">* WHERE...Chambers, Coastal Harris, Coastal Galveston and <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">  Galveston Island and 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 2 PM CST this afternoon. <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 within dense fog due to <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">  low visibilities. <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Dense sea fog may not dissipate much <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">  through the early afternoon. Thus, an extension to this <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">  advisory at 2 PM may be required. <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:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">  <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) @ 1127 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0.2 ft Falling = 45’02”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">-0.0 ft Steady = 45’00”

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:red">-0.5 ft Rising = 44’07”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:red">-0.2 ft Rising = 44’10”

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

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 1127 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">3 knots from ESE 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">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">2 knots from NE gusts to 3 knots

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">8 knots from ESE gusts to 11 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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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black"> 

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">FZUS54 KHGX 261619

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">CWFHGX

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">Coastal Waters Forecast

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">1019 AM CST Thu Dec 26 2019

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">Upper Texas coastal waters from High Island to the Matagorda Ship

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">Channel out 60 nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black"> 

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">Seas are provided as a range of the average height of the highest

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">1/3 of the waves...along with the occasional height of the average

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">highest 10 percent of the waves.

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black"> 

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">GMZ300-270530-

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">1019 AM CST Thu Dec 26 2019

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black"> 

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">.SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM...

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">Sea fog will come and go but will most likely reform during the

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">evening hours and remain dense through the morning hours over the

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">bays and vicinity nearshore waters. An early Sunday cold frontal

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">passage will end this sea fog event. The western approach of this

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">front will increase weekend precipitation chances for mainly

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">showers with isolated Sunday morning thunderstorms.

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black"> 

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">GMZ335-270530-

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">Galveston Bay-

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">1019 AM CST Thu Dec 26 2019

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black"> 

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM CST THIS AFTERNOON...

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black"> 

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">.REST OF TODAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth.

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">Patchy fog late in the morning.

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">.TONIGHT...East winds around 5 knots becoming northeast after

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">midnight. Bay waters smooth. Patchy fog.

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">.FRIDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth. Patchy fog

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">early in the morning. A slight chance of showers.

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth.

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">Patchy fog in the late evening and overnight. A slight chance of

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">showers late.

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">.SATURDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">choppy. A slight chance of showers until late afternoon. A slight

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">chance of thunderstorms in the late morning and early afternoon,

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">then showers and thunderstorms likely late in the afternoon.

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west after

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">midnight. Bay waters smooth. Showers and thunderstorms likely.

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">choppy. A slight chance of showers in the morning.

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">.SUNDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth.

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">.MONDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth.

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">.MONDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth.

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">A slight chance of rain late.

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black"> 

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">$$

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black"> 

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">GMZ330-270530-

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">Matagorda Bay-

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">1019 AM CST Thu Dec 26 2019

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black"> 

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">.REST OF TODAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth.

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">Patchy fog late in the morning.

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">.TONIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth. Patchy

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">fog.

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">.FRIDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth. Patchy fog

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">early in the morning.

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Bay waters

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">smooth to slightly choppy. A slight chance of showers late.

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">.SATURDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">choppy. A slight chance of showers in the morning, then a chance

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">of showers in the afternoon. Thunderstorms likely late in the

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">afternoon.

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">northwest after midnight. Bay waters smooth. Showers and

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">thunderstorms likely in the evening, then a chance of showers

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">after midnight.

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">choppy.

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth.

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">.MONDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth.

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast 10 to

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">15 knots after midnight. Bay waters smooth becoming slightly

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">choppy after midnight. A chance of rain late.

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black"> 

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">$$

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black"> 

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">GMZ355-270530-

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">Coastal waters from High Island to Freeport TX out 20 NM-

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">1019 AM CST Thu Dec 26 2019

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black"> 

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM CST THIS AFTERNOON...

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black"> 

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">.REST OF TODAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">Patchy fog late in the morning.

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">Patchy fog.

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">.FRIDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Patchy fog

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">early in the morning. A slight chance of showers in the late

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">morning and afternoon.

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">.SATURDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">slight chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms in the late

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">morning and afternoon.

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A chance of showers in the

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">evening. Thunderstorms likely in the late evening and overnight.

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">Showers likely after midnight.

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">chance of showers in the morning.

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">.SUNDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots becoming around

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">10 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">.MONDAY...Northeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">.MONDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">A slight chance of rain late.

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black"> 

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">$$

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black"> 

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">GMZ350-270530-

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">Coastal waters from Freeport to Matagorda Ship Channel TX out

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">20 NM-

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">1019 AM CST Thu Dec 26 2019

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black"> 

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">.REST OF TODAY...East winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">.TONIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northeast 5 to

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">10 knots after midnight. Seas 2 feet. Patchy fog.

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">.FRIDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Patchy fog early

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">in the morning.

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">A slight chance of showers late.

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">.SATURDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">slight chance of showers.

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Thunderstorms likely and a

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">chance of showers.

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">slight chance of showers in the morning.

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">.SUNDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">.MONDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 feet.

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">slight chance of rain in the late evening and early morning. A

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">chance of showers late.

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black"> 

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">$$

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black"> 

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">GMZ370-375-270530-

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">Waters from Freeport to Matagorda Ship Channel TX from 20 to

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">60 NM-Waters from High Island to Freeport TX from 20 to 60 NM-

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">1019 AM CST Thu Dec 26 2019

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black"> 

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">.REST OF TODAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">.TONIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to 10 knots

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">after midnight. Seas 2 feet.

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">.FRIDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">.SATURDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">chance of showers late in the afternoon.

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 5 to

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">10 knots after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A chance of showers in

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">the evening. Thunderstorms likely in the late evening and

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">overnight. Showers likely after midnight.

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">chance of showers in the morning.

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">.SUNDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">.MONDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">slight chance of showers late in the afternoon.

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">20 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 feet. A slight chance of

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">showers early in the evening. A chance of rain in the late

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">evening and early morning, then a chance of showers late.

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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">

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

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif"> 

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

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

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif"> 

 

<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">

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

<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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;display:none"> 

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

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

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

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

<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">

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

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">

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif"> 

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

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

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif"> 

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

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

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif"> 

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

www.brazospilots.com

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NOAA

Chart viewer<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif"> - handy tool for chart reference

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Weather WEB Sites

National Hurricane Center<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

National Data Buoy Center

Dial-A-Buoy<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:blue">

Oceanweather, Inc.<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:blue">

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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.