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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:Saturday, December 28, 2019
Priority:Normal
Notice:

 

 

December 28, 2019            Saturday

 

 

                

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

 

 

NOAA Weather

GMZ300-282215-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

358 AM CST Sat Dec 28 2019

 

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

Areas of sea fog...some dense...will continue to be possible until

the next cold front moves through the area Sunday morning. Look for

increasing chances of showers and possible thunderstorms late this

afternoon through Sunday morning. Weak high pressure over Texas

will maintain northeast to east flow Monday through early

Wednesday. A storm system will be approaching the region mid week

bringing unsettled weather and possibly another round of sea fog.

 

$$

 

 

 

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

 

HSC Recent closures

 

12/26 

0840         All vessel traffic suspended - due to fog

1030         All vessel traffic resumed

1640         All vessel traffic suspended - due to dense fog

2100         Four  vessels boarded between 2100 – 2205 hrs proceeding inbound // HSC not officially open at this time

 

 

12/27      

0930         Outbound vessel traffic resumed // inbound vessel traffic remains suspended

1937           All vessel traffic suspended – due to dense fog

 

HSC vessel traffic remains suspended due to fog

 

 

 

Galveston / Texas City // Closed to all vessel traffic – due to fog

 

12/27

1200       All vessel traffic suspended – due to fog

 

 

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

 

12/27 

2145    All vessel traffic suspended – 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">Saturday

<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   67° F

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity    93%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 29.85 in / 1011.4 mb

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Visibility     1.25 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">Saturday

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low             60° 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   100%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer   29.87 in / 1011.5 mb

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Visibility       0.25 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 12 mph

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

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

<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            62° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity     93%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  29.86 in / 1011.0 mb

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

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 3pm. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

Tonight: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a low around 61. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Sunday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before noon, then a slight chance of showers between noon and 4pm. Cloudy through mid-morning, then gradual clearing, with a steady temperature around 64. Light and variable wind becoming northwest 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Sunday Night: Clear, with a low around 43. Northwest wind around 5 mph.

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 65. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph.

Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 42.

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 61.

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

New Year's Day: A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 60.

Wednesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after midnight. Low around 52. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

Thursday: Showers and thunderstorms. High near 67. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

Thursday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 50. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 65.<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">A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 5pm. Areas of fog before 4pm. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. South wind around 10 mph.<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 60. South wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Sunday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before noon, then a chance of showers. Steady temperature around 63. South wind 10 to 15 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Sunday Night: Clear, with a low around 49. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 61. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

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

Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 58.

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

New Year's Day: A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 61.

Wednesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after midnight. Low around 56. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

Thursday: Showers and thunderstorms. High near 65. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

Thursday Night: Showers and thunderstorms. Low around 55. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 62.<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 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 5pm. Areas of fog before 4pm. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 62. South wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Sunday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before noon, then a chance of showers between noon and 4pm. High near 70. South wind 10 to 15 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Sunday Night: Clear, with a low around 43. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 63. North wind around 5 mph.

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

Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 59.

Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of rain after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51.

New Year's Day: A 40 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 63.

Wednesday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm, then showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Low around 55. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

Thursday: Showers and thunderstorms. High near 66. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

Thursday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 63.<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;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">353 AM CST Sat Dec 28 2019 <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">TXZ436>438-281700- <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">/O.NEW.KHGX.FG.Y.0048.191228T0953Z-191228T1700Z/ <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">Matagorda Islands-Brazoria Islands- <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 Surfside Beach and Galveston <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">353 AM CST Sat Dec 28 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 UNTIL 11 AM CST THIS MORNING... <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 mile or less 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...Matagorda Islands, Brazoria Islands and Galveston <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">  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 11 AM CST this morning. <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">  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;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) @ 0736 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2.1 ft Falling = 47’01”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.9 ft Rising = 46’09”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2.0 ft Falling = 47’00”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.3 ft Falling = 46’03”

<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 @ 0736 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">7 knots from SE gusts to 11 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">9 knots from ESE gusts to 10 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">12 knots from SE gusts to 14 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">5 knots from SE gusts to 9 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 280958

CWFHGX

 

Coastal Waters Forecast

National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX

358 AM CST Sat Dec 28 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.

 

GMZ300-282215-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

358 AM CST Sat Dec 28 2019

 

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

Areas of sea fog...some dense...will continue to be possible until

the next cold front moves through the area Sunday morning. Look for

increasing chances of showers and possible thunderstorms late this

afternoon through Sunday morning. Weak high pressure over Texas

will maintain northeast to east flow Monday through early

Wednesday. A storm system will be approaching the region mid week

bringing unsettled weather and possibly another round of sea fog.

 

$$

 

GMZ335-282215-

Galveston Bay-

358 AM CST Sat Dec 28 2019

 

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...

 

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

choppy. Areas of fog in the morning. Patchy fog in the afternoon.

A slight chance of showers until late afternoon. A chance of

showers and isolated thunderstorms late.

.TONIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth. A chance

of showers early in the evening. Isolated thunderstorms. Showers

in the late evening and overnight.

.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest 10 to

15 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters smooth becoming slightly

choppy in the afternoon. Showers and isolated thunderstorms in

the morning, then a chance of showers early in the afternoon. A

slight chance of showers late in the afternoon.

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

after midnight. Bay waters smooth.

.MONDAY...North winds around 5 knots. Bay waters smooth.

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

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

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

smooth. A slight chance of rain after midnight. A slight chance

of showers late.

.WEDNESDAY...East 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 early in the

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

afternoon.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots decreasing to

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

smooth after midnight. A chance of showers and isolated

thunderstorms early in the evening, then showers and

thunderstorms in the late evening and overnight.

 

$$

 

GMZ330-282215-

Matagorda Bay-

358 AM CST Sat Dec 28 2019

 

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...

 

.TODAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly choppy.

Areas of fog in the morning. Patchy fog in the afternoon. A

slight chance of showers until late afternoon. A chance of

showers and isolated thunderstorms late.

.TONIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth. A chance

of showers early in the evening. Isolated thunderstorms. Showers

likely in the late evening and overnight.

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

choppy. Showers likely and isolated thunderstorms in the morning,

then a slight chance of showers early in the afternoon.

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

after midnight. Bay waters smooth.

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

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

.TUESDAY...Northeast winds around 10 knots. Bay waters smooth to

slightly choppy.

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

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

chance of showers late.

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

choppy. A chance of showers until late afternoon. Isolated

thunderstorms in the late morning and early afternoon, then

showers and thunderstorms likely late in the afternoon.

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

smooth. Showers and thunderstorms.

 

$$

 

GMZ350-355-282215-

Coastal waters from Freeport to Matagorda Ship Channel TX out

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

358 AM CST Sat Dec 28 2019

 

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...

 

.TODAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Areas of

fog in the morning. Patchy fog in the afternoon. A slight chance

of showers until late afternoon. A chance of showers and isolated

thunderstorms late.

.TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. A chance

of showers in the evening. Isolated thunderstorms. Showers likely

after midnight.

.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest in

the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Showers likely and isolated

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

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

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

after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

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

.MONDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to

15 knots after midnight. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

.TUESDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

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

slight chance of rain late in the evening. A slight chance of

showers after midnight.

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

chance of showers. Isolated thunderstorms in the afternoon.

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

3 feet. Isolated thunderstorms in the evening. Showers.

Thunderstorms after midnight.

 

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GMZ370-375-282215-

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-

358 AM CST Sat Dec 28 2019

 

.TODAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to around 15 knots

and gusty knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet. A slight

chance of showers late.

.TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. A chance

of showers in the evening. Isolated thunderstorms. Showers likely

after midnight.

.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest in

the afternoon. Seas 4 to 5 feet with occasional seas up to

6 feet. Showers likely and isolated thunderstorms in the morning,

then a chance of showers early in the afternoon. A slight chance

of showers late in the afternoon.

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

after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

.MONDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

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

.TUESDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. A

slight chance of rain late in the afternoon.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. A

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

showers in the late evening and overnight.

.WEDNESDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. A

chance of showers. Isolated thunderstorms in the afternoon.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 15 knots becoming south

after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Isolated thunderstorms early in

the evening. Showers. Thunderstorms in the late evening and

overnight.

 

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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

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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

<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">

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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

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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.