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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:Sunday, January 05, 2020
Priority:Normal
Notice:

 

January 05, 2020            Sunday

 

 

                

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

 

 

NOAA Weather

GMZ300-052215-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

350 AM CST Sun Jan 5 2020

 

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

Light to moderate onshore flow and low seas are expected through

Monday evening as high pressure remains over the Gulf. A cold front

is expected to push through the region Monday night, but little to

no precipitation is expected with this passage. However,

northwesterly winds of 15 to 20 kts over the Gulf waters with seas 4

to 6 ft are expected post front late Monday night into Tuesday

afternoon. Caution flags or advisories may be needed for this time

frame. Transient high pressure moves over the region Tuesday night

into Wednesday bringing a return to lighter winds. But, another

upper level system will move through the region on Friday.

Moderate to strong southeasterly flow is expected Wednesday night

through Thursday night ahead of this system.

 

$$

 

FOG advisory issued for Galveston and Freeport this morning.  Fog expected to return later tonight and Monday morning including Houston. 

 

 

Houston // Open to all vessel traffic

 

Recent port closures

01/02

0420       All vessel traffic suspended – due to fog

1300       Outbound vessel traffic only resumed

2045        Inbound vessel traffic resumed // Outbound vessel traffic suspended

 

01/03

0530       Outbound vessel traffic resumed // Open to all vessel traffic

 

 

 

Galveston / Texas City // Open to all vessel traffic

 

 

Freeport // Open to all vessel traffic

 

 

NOAA Weather Service

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Houston

Galveston

Freeport

Sunrise

Sunset

0718 hrs

1736 hrs

0714 hrs

1735 hrs

0716 hrs

1738 hrs

 

 

 

<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">Sunday

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently   46° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low           52° 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    89%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 30.36 in / 1028.5 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint   43° 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 Calm

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

<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     56° 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            68° 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   30.36 in / 1028.1 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint     56° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Visibility         5 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 S 3 mph

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

<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    44° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low            56° 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     93%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  30.36 in / 1028.0 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint    42° F

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

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Sunny, with a high near 74. Light southwest wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

Tonight: Patchy fog after 5am. Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 52. South wind around 5 mph.

Monday: Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 72. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph.

Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. Light and variable wind becoming north 5 to 10 mph after midnight.

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 64. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

Tuesday Night: Clear, with a low around 43.

Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 67.

Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.

Thursday: A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74.

Thursday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.

Friday: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Friday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57.

Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 64.<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

<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">Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 68. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

Tonight: Clear, with a low around 59. South wind around 10 mph.

Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 69. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 61. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

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

Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 65.

Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.

Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70.

Thursday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.

Friday: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Friday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.

Saturday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly 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">Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 71. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 56. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 71. Southwest wind around 5 mph.

Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. Light and variable wind becoming north 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 63. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

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

Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 68.

Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.

Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73.

Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.

Friday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72.

Friday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58.

Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 65.<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

 

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">513 AM CST Sun Jan 5 2020 <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">TXZ214-226-236-300-335>338-436>438-051500- <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">/O.NEW.KHGX.FG.Y.0003.200105T1113Z-200105T1500Z/ <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">Chambers-Wharton-Inland Matagorda-Southern Liberty- <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">Coastal Jackson-Coastal Matagorda-Coastal Brazoria- <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">Coastal Galveston-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 Winnie, Mont Belvieu, Anahuac, Stowell, <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">Old River-Winfree, El Campo, Wharton, Bay City, Devers, Palacios, <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">Lake Jackson, Freeport, Clute, Texas City, Dickinson, La Marque, <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">Surfside Beach, and Galveston <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">513 AM CST Sun Jan 5 2020 <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 9 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 between 1/4 and 1/2 mile in dense fog. <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">* WHERE...Portions of south central and southeast Texas. <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">* WHEN...Until 9 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">  <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...The fog is shallow and patchy in nature. If <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">  driving early this morning prepare for widely ranging <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">  visibility. <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">If driving, slow down, use your headlights, and leave plenty of <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">distance ahead of you. <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">&& <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">$$ <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif"> 

 

 

 

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

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">PORTS NOAA/NOS Water Levels (above MLLW) @ 0648 hrs

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

<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">Morgan’s Point

<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">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">-0.2 ft Steady = 44’10”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:red">-0.1 ft Steady = 44’11”

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 0648 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2 knots from W gusts to 3 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 WSW gusts to 5 knots

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">3 knots from S gusts to 4 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2 knots from SSW gusts to 3 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 050950

CWFHGX

 

Coastal Waters Forecast

National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX

350 AM CST Sun Jan 5 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.

 

GMZ300-052215-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

350 AM CST Sun Jan 5 2020

 

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

Light to moderate onshore flow and low seas are expected through

Monday evening as high pressure remains over the Gulf. A cold front

is expected to push through the region Monday night, but little to

no precipitation is expected with this passage. However,

northwesterly winds of 15 to 20 kts over the Gulf waters with seas 4

to 6 ft are expected post front late Monday night into Tuesday

afternoon. Caution flags or advisories may be needed for this time

frame. Transient high pressure moves over the region Tuesday night

into Wednesday bringing a return to lighter winds. But, another

upper level system will move through the region on Friday.

Moderate to strong southeasterly flow is expected Wednesday night

through Thursday night ahead of this system.

 

$$

 

GMZ335-052215-

Galveston Bay-

350 AM CST Sun Jan 5 2020

 

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

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

Patchy fog late.

.MONDAY...Southwest winds around 5 knots becoming south in the

afternoon. Bay waters smooth. Patchy fog early in the morning.

.MONDAY NIGHT...West winds around 5 knots becoming north 10 to

15 knots after midnight. Bay waters smooth becoming slightly

choppy after midnight.

.TUESDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly

choppy.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east

after midnight. Bay waters smooth.

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

choppy.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters

slightly choppy. A slight chance of showers in the late evening

and early morning. A chance of showers late.

.THURSDAY...South winds around 15 knots. Bay waters slightly

choppy to choppy. A chance of showers.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly

choppy. A chance of showers. Isolated thunderstorms late.

 

$$

 

GMZ330-052215-

Matagorda Bay-

350 AM CST Sun Jan 5 2020

 

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

afternoon. Bay waters smooth.

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

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

.MONDAY NIGHT...West winds around 5 knots becoming north 10 to

15 knots after midnight. Bay waters smooth becoming slightly

choppy after midnight.

.TUESDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northeast 10 to

15 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters choppy becoming slightly

choppy in the afternoon.

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

smooth.

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

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

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters

slightly choppy. A slight chance of showers.

.THURSDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters choppy. A

slight chance of showers.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly

choppy. A slight chance of showers until early morning. A chance

of showers and isolated thunderstorms late.

 

$$

 

GMZ350-355-052215-

Coastal waters from Freeport to Matagorda Ship Channel TX out

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

350 AM CST Sun Jan 5 2020

 

.TODAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

.MONDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

.MONDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 5 knots becoming north

15 to 20 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A slight chance

of showers after midnight.

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

.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming east

after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

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

slight chance of showers late in the afternoon.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to

6 feet with occasional seas up to 7 feet. A slight chance of

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

.THURSDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with

occasional seas up to 7 feet. A slight chance of showers.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds around 15 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet

with occasional seas up to 7 feet. A slight chance of showers

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

overnight. Isolated thunderstorms late.

 

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GMZ370-375-052215-

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-

350 AM CST Sun Jan 5 2020

 

.TODAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.

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

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

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

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

15 to 20 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A slight chance

of showers in the late evening and overnight.

.TUESDAY...North winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northeast 15 to

20 knots in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas

up to 7 feet.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming east

after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

.WEDNESDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southeast 15 to

20 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet. A slight chance of

showers late in the afternoon.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 25 knots. Seas 5 to

7 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet. A slight chance of

showers.

.THURSDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with

occasional seas up to 8 feet. A slight chance of showers.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 6 to 7 feet

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

Isolated thunderstorms 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

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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

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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.