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Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/31/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/30/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/29/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/28/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/27/2020 Normal
MSIB 01-20 Novel Coronavirus from USCG Washington, D.C. 01/27/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/26/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/25/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/24/2020 Normal
USCG Notice Regarding Recent Coronavirus 01/23/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/23/2020 Normal
Freeport Update 01/23/2020 Normal
Freeport Update 01/22/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/22/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/21/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/20/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/19/2020 Normal
Freeport - Update 01/18/2020 Normal
Freeport - Update 01/18/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/18/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/17/2020 Normal
Freeport // Open to all vessel traffic 01/17/2020 Normal
Freeport // Update01/16/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/16/2020 Normal
Freeport // Closed to all vessel traffic 01/15/2020 Normal
Freeport // Closed to all vessel traffic 01/15/2020 Normal
Freeport // Closed to all vessel traffic 01/15/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/15/2020 Normal
Port of Freeport Update 01/14/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/14/2020 Normal
Port of Freeport Update 01/13/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/13/2020 Normal
Sea fog returning to the region Monday morning01/12/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/12/2020 Normal
Port of Freeport Update 01/11/2020 Normal
Port of Freeport Update 01/11/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/11/2020 Normal
Port of Freeport Update 01/11/2020 Normal
Port of Freeport Update 01/10/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/10/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/09/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/08/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/07/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/06/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/05/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/04/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/03/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/02/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/01/2020 Normal

 Daily Port Update

Subject:Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update
Date:Thursday, January 02, 2020
Priority:Normal
Notice:

January 02, 2020            Thursday

 

 

                

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

 

 

NOAA Weather

GMZ300-022115-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

240 AM CST Thu Jan 2 2020

 

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

Weak low pressure over the western Gulf will move northeast today.

A strong cold front will cross the coastal waters on Friday as the

low continues to move east. Moderate to strong offshore winds

will develop in the wake of the front and persist into early

Saturday. Winds will relax on Saturday as high pressure builds

into Texas. Onshore winds will return by Saturday night as the

surface high drifts east of the region. Another cold front will

cross the coastal waters on Monday.

 

$$

 

 

Houston // Closed to all vessel traffic

 

01/02

0420       All vessel traffic suspended – due to fog

 

 

 

Galveston / Texas City // Open to all vessel traffic

[No vessel traffic at this time // so no official closing time for fog]

 

 

Freeport // Closed to all vessel traffic

 

01/02

0543       All vessel traffic suspended – due to fog

 

 

 

NOAA Weather Service

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Houston

Galveston

Freeport

Sunrise

Sunset

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1732 hrs

0715 hrs

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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">Fog

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity    96%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 29.68 in / 1005.6 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint   59° 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 3 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     63° 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            65° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity      97%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer   29.70 in / 1005.5 mb

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Visibility         6 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 7 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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low            55° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity     97%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  29.69 in / 105.3 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint    60° 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 NE 6 mph

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black;background:white">Showers. Areas of fog before 10am. Steady temperature around 61. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers before midnight. Cloudy during the early evening, then becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 54. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming southwest after midnight.

Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 65. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 43. Northwest wind 5 to 15 mph.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 65. West wind around 5 mph.

Saturday Night: Clear, with a low around 46.

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 71.

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

Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 69.

Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 47.

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 63.

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

Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 64.<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">Showers. Areas of fog before 10am. High near 65. West wind around 5 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

Tonight: Showers likely, mainly before 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. South wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 65. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.

Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 49. Breezy, with a northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 63. Northwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

Saturday Night: Clear, with a low around 55.

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 67.

Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 59.

Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 67.

Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52.

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 61.

Tuesday Night: Clear, with a low around 50.

Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 63.<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">Showers. Areas of fog before 10am. Steady temperature around 62. West wind around 5 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

Tonight: A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly before midnight. Cloudy during the early evening, then becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 55. South wind around 5 mph.

Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 67. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 44. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 65. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.

Saturday Night: Clear, with a low around 50.

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 70.

Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 55.

Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 68.

Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers after midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 47.

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 63.

Tuesday Night: Clear, with a low around 46.

Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 64.<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

 

Dense Fog Advisory<span-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black"> <span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE <span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX <span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">433 AM CST Thu Jan 2 2020 <span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">TXZ199-200-213-214-227-236>238-300-313-336>338-436>438-021600- <span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">/O.NEW.KHGX.FG.Y.0001.200102T1033Z-200102T1600Z/ <span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">Montgomery-Northern Liberty-Inland Harris-Chambers-Fort Bend- <span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">Inland Matagorda-Inland Brazoria-Inland Galveston- <span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">Southern Liberty-Coastal Harris-Coastal Matagorda- <span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">Coastal Brazoria-Coastal Galveston-Matagorda Islands- <span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">Brazoria Islands-Galveston Island and Bolivar Peninsula- <span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">Including the cities of Conroe, The Woodlands, Liberty, <span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">Cleveland, Dayton, Houston, Winnie, Mont Belvieu, Anahuac, <span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">Stowell, Old River-Winfree, Missouri City, Mission Bend, <span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">Sugar Land, Rosenberg, First Colony, Pecan Grove, Bay City, <span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">Pearland, Alvin, Angleton, League City, Friendswood, Devers, <span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">Pasadena, Baytown, Palacios, Lake Jackson, Freeport, Clute, <span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">Texas City, Dickinson, La Marque, Surfside Beach, and Galveston <span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">433 AM CST Thu Jan 2 2020 <span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CST THIS MORNING... <span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">* WHAT...Visibility one quarter mile or less in dense fog. <span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">* WHERE...Portions of southeast Texas. <span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">* WHEN...Until 10 AM CST this morning. <span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">* IMPACTS...Hazardous driving conditions due to low visibility. <span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Patchy dense fog has developed early this <span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">  morning. Visibility varies greatly from location to location. <span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">  Bush Intercontinental Airport is reporting visibility at 1/8 <span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">  mile of a mile n dense fog, while on the south side, Houston Hobby <span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">  Airport is 4 miles in light fog. Commuters should be aware that <span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">  visibility can change quickly in a short distance and be <span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">  prepared for reduced visibility when encountering areas of fog. <span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... <span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">If driving, slow down, use your headlights, and leave plenty of <span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">distance ahead of you. <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">$$ <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) @ 0612 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">1.7 ft Falling = 46’07”

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

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

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

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

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

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

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 0612 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2 knots from S gusts to 4 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">4 knots from ESE gusts to 6 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">6 knots from E gusts to 7 knots

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">4 knots from SE gusts to 6 knots

 

 

 

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<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">MARSEC LEVEL 1

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

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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 020840

CWFHGX

 

Coastal Waters Forecast

National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX

240 AM CST Thu Jan 2 2020

 

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.

 

GMZ300-022115-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

240 AM CST Thu Jan 2 2020

 

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

Weak low pressure over the western Gulf will move northeast today.

A strong cold front will cross the coastal waters on Friday as the

low continues to move east. Moderate to strong offshore winds

will develop in the wake of the front and persist into early

Saturday. Winds will relax on Saturday as high pressure builds

into Texas. Onshore winds will return by Saturday night as the

surface high drifts east of the region. Another cold front will

cross the coastal waters on Monday.

 

$$

 

GMZ335-022115-

Galveston Bay-

240 AM CST Thu Jan 2 2020

 

.TODAY...West winds around 5 knots becoming southwest in the

afternoon. Bay waters smooth. A chance of showers early in the

morning, then showers in the late morning and afternoon.

.TONIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming around 5 knots

after midnight. Bay waters smooth. A chance of showers until

early morning, then a slight chance of showers late.

.FRIDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest 10 to

15 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters smooth becoming slightly

choppy in the afternoon.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters

slightly choppy.

.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west in the

afternoon. Bay waters smooth.

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

smooth.

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

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

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

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

10 to 15 knots after midnight. Bay waters smooth becoming

slightly choppy after midnight. A slight chance of showers in the

late evening and overnight.

 

$$

 

GMZ330-022115-

Matagorda Bay-

240 AM CST Thu Jan 2 2020

 

.TODAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south in the

afternoon. Bay waters smooth. Showers likely in the morning, then

a chance of showers in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west after

midnight. Bay waters smooth. A slight chance of showers in the

evening.

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

choppy.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters

slightly choppy.

.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest in

the afternoon. Bay waters smooth.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth.

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

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

.MONDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west in the

afternoon. Bay waters smooth.

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

15 knots after midnight. Bay waters smooth becoming slightly

choppy after midnight.

 

$$

 

GMZ355-022115-

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

240 AM CST Thu Jan 2 2020

 

.TODAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest in the

afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet. A chance of showers early in the

morning, then showers in the late morning and afternoon.

.TONIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. A chance

of showers until early morning, then a slight chance of showers

late.

.FRIDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest 15 to

20 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 5 to

10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to

2 feet.

.SUNDAY...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 1 to

2 feet.

.MONDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west in the

afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

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

15 to 20 knots after midnight. Seas 1 to 2 feet building to 2 to

4 feet after midnight. A slight chance of showers in the late

evening and overnight.

 

$$

 

GMZ350-022115-

Coastal waters from Freeport to Matagorda Ship Channel TX out

20 NM-

240 AM CST Thu Jan 2 2020

 

.TODAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest in the

afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet. A chance of showers early in the

morning, then showers likely in the late morning and afternoon.

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

midnight. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A chance of showers in the evening,

then a slight chance of showers after midnight.

.FRIDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest 15 to

20 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 5 to

10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to

2 feet.

.SUNDAY...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.

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

.MONDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west in the

afternoon. Seas 2 feet.

.MONDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds around 10 knots becoming north

15 to 20 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 feet. A slight chance

of showers after midnight.

 

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

240 AM CST Thu Jan 2 2020

 

.TODAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west in the

afternoon. Seas 4 to 5 feet with occasional seas up to 6 feet. A

chance of showers early in the morning, then showers in the late

morning and afternoon.

.TONIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet with

occasional seas up to 6 feet. Showers likely early in the

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

overnight.

.FRIDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest 15 to

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

up to 6 feet building to 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas up to

8 feet in the afternoon.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 20 to 25 knots becoming 15 to

25 knots after midnight. Seas 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas up

to 8 feet.

.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 5 to

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

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to

2 feet.

.SUNDAY...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.

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

.MONDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 5 to

10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet. A slight chance of

showers late in the afternoon.

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

15 to 20 knots after midnight. Seas 2 feet building to 3 to

5 feet after midnight. A slight chance of showers.

 

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GMZ370-022115-

Waters from Freeport to Matagorda Ship Channel TX from 20 to

60 NM-

240 AM CST Thu Jan 2 2020

 

.TODAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet with

occasional seas up to 6 feet. A chance of showers early in the

morning, then showers in the late morning and afternoon.

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

midnight. Seas 4 to 5 feet with occasional seas up to 6 feet. A

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

after midnight.

.FRIDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest 15 to

25 knots in the afternoon. Seas 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas

up to 8 feet.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 20 to 25 knots becoming 15 to

25 knots after midnight. Seas 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas up

to 8 feet.

.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 5 to

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

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to

2 feet.

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

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

.MONDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 5 to

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

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

15 to 20 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet building to 3 to

5 feet after midnight. A slight chance of showers.

 

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NOAA Houston/Galveston Weather<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-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

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

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

 

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

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

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

 

 

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

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

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

 

 

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Port of Houston Authority<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#1F497D">

http://www.portofhouston.com/<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#1F497D">

ACOE Project Depth for Houston Ship Channel<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#1F497D">

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<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">45 feet/13.72 meters up to Shell / Enterprise

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">40 feet/12.19 meters up to S.P. Slip

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">36 feet/10.97 meters to the Turning Basin

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">40 feet/12.19 meters Barbour’s Cut Channel

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">40 feet/12.19 meters Bayport Channel <span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Please note the above information is based on the Corp of Engineers – Project draft for the Houston Ship Channel, if you have a question regarding deep draft in Houston Ship Channel or alongside a berth, please contact our operations department

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">HSC Air Drafts Restrictions

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

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

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

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

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

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Sidney Sherman

197’ (Morgan’s Point)

197’ (below Fred Hartman Bridge – Baytown)<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">175' (Baytown/LaPorte Bridge)

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">197’ (Battleship Texas)

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">175' (Beltway 8 Bridge)

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">197’ (Power Plant)

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">135' (Loop 610 Bridge)

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

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

http://www.tctrr.com/<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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The Texas City Ship Channel is approximately 11 miles from GB Buoy

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">The ACOE project draft for the TXCSC is 45’00 FW at MLT from the GB BUOY to Valero Dock # 42, the channel above project draft is 40’00 FW at MLT.  The length on the final approach from the Houston, Galveston, Texas City tri-channel split is approximately 6 miles, the width is approximately a 400 ft bottom, the Turning Basin is approximately 4,200 ft long and 1,200 ft wide with a maximum deep draft of 45 ft FW at MLT, and is navigable day or night with no air draft restrictions.  Only TX City Docks with 45’00” maximum deep draft at MLT are TC # 41, & 42

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

http://www.portofgalveston.com/<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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

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

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

www.brazospilots.com

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NOAA

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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.