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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:Tuesday, January 07, 2020
Priority:Normal
Notice:

 

 

January 07, 2020            Tuesday

 

 

                

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

 

 

NOAA Weather

 

GMZ300-072230-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

402 AM CST Tue Jan 7 2020

 

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

Today expect increasing north and northeast winds in the wake of

a cold front that pushed through overnight. High pressure behind

the front will move east of the region on Wednesday allowing an

onshore flow to re-develope. Winds and seas increase Thursday and

Friday. Periods of sea fog could become an issue closer to the

coast during this time period should wind speeds be lower than

forecast. The next cold front and associated showers and

thunderstorms is expected to push through late Friday night and

Saturday morning.

 

$$

 

 

 

 

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

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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">Tuesday

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently   49° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low           43° 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    59%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 30.35 in / 1028.1 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint   35° 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  47° F

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

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

<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     56° 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            63° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  30.33 in / 1027.1 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 N 10 mph

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

<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    47° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low            44° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High           64° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  30.34 in / 1027.4 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint    37° 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    44° F

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

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Sunny, with a high near 65. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

Tonight: Clear, with a low around 43. Calm wind.

Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 68. Light east wind becoming southeast 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Southeast wind around 10 mph.

Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Thursday Night: A slight chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Friday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 78.

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

Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before noon. Sunny, with a high near 64.

Saturday Night: Clear, with a low around 42.

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 66.

Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55.

Monday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 73.<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Sunny, with a high near 63. Breezy, with a north wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.

Tonight: Clear, with a low around 52. East wind around 5 mph.

Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 66. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 73. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Thursday Night: A slight chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Friday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74.

Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after midnight. Low around 58. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before noon, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 66. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

Saturday Night: Clear, with a low around 49.

Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 65.

Sunday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58.

Monday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 70.<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Sunny, with a high near 64. Northeast wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Tonight: Clear, with a low around 44. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

Wednesday: Increasing clouds, with a high near 68. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph.

Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 75. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.

Friday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after midnight. Low around 54. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before noon. Sunny, with a high near 67.

Saturday Night: Clear, with a low around 45.

Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 67.

Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55.

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HSC has less than normal water levels due to cold front moved through our area.  Maximum deep draft vessels may be delayed transiting the HSC today.  Expecting normal levels mid morning Wednesday. 

 

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

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">PORTS NOAA/NOS Water Levels (above MLLW) @ 0744 hrs

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

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

<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">-0.4 ft Falling = 44’08”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:red">-0.4 ft Rising = 44’10”

<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">-1.1 ft Falling = 45’00”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:red">-0.9 ft Falling = 44’03”

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 0744 hrs

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">8 knots from N gusts to 11 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">11 knots from N gusts to 14 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">13 knots from N gusts to 15 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">11 knots from NNE gusts to 12 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

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FZUS54 KHGX 071002

CWFHGX

 

Coastal Waters Forecast

National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX

402 AM CST Tue Jan 7 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.

 

GMZ300-072230-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

402 AM CST Tue Jan 7 2020

 

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

Today expect increasing north and northeast winds in the wake of

a cold front that pushed through overnight. High pressure behind

the front will move east of the region on Wednesday allowing an

onshore flow to re-develope. Winds and seas increase Thursday and

Friday. Periods of sea fog could become an issue closer to the

coast during this time period should wind speeds be lower than

forecast. The next cold front and associated showers and

thunderstorms is expected to push through late Friday night and

Saturday morning.

 

$$

 

GMZ335-072230-

Galveston Bay-

402 AM CST Tue Jan 7 2020

 

...Small Craft Should Exercise Caution...

 

.TODAY...North winds 15 knots becoming northeast 5 to 10 knots in

the afternoon. Bay waters slightly choppy becoming smooth in the

afternoon.

.TONIGHT...East winds around 5 knots. Bay waters smooth.

.WEDNESDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast 10 to

15 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters smooth becoming slightly

choppy in the afternoon.

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

slightly choppy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms late.

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

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

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

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

choppy. A slight chance of showers. A slight chance of

thunderstorms in the late evening and overnight.

.FRIDAY...South winds around 15 knots. Bay waters slightly choppy

to choppy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest

after midnight. Bay waters choppy. A chance of showers and

thunderstorms early in the evening, then showers and

thunderstorms in the late evening and overnight.

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

15 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters choppy becoming slightly

choppy in the afternoon. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in

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

.SATURDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northeast

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

smooth after midnight.

 

$$

 

GMZ330-072230-

Matagorda Bay-

402 AM CST Tue Jan 7 2020

 

...Small Craft Should Exercise Caution...

 

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

15 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters choppy becoming slightly

choppy in the afternoon.

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

.WEDNESDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast 10 to

15 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters smooth becoming slightly

choppy in the afternoon.

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

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

and overnight.

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

choppy. A slight chance of showers. A slight chance of

thunderstorms in the afternoon.

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

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

overnight. A slight chance of thunderstorms late.

.FRIDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters choppy. A slight

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

chance of showers and thunderstorms in the late morning and

afternoon.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west after

midnight. Bay waters choppy. A chance of showers and

thunderstorms in the evening, then showers and thunderstorms

likely after midnight.

.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north 10 to

15 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters choppy becoming slightly

choppy in the afternoon. A slight chance of showers and

thunderstorms in the morning.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northeast

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

smooth after midnight.

 

$$

 

GMZ350-355-072230-

Coastal waters from Freeport to Matagorda Ship Channel TX out

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

402 AM CST Tue Jan 7 2020

 

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CST THIS MORNING...

 

.TODAY...North winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northeast 10 to 15

knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

.TONIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

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

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to

5 feet. A slight chance of showers late.

.THURSDAY...South winds around 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. A

slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

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

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

slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight.

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

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

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

thunderstorms in the late morning and afternoon.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 20 to 25 knots becoming southwest

15 to 20 knots after midnight. Seas 5 to 7 feet with occasional

seas up to 8 feet. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the

evening, then showers and thunderstorms after midnight. A chance

of showers and thunderstorms late.

.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming 15 to

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

up to 7 feet. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the

morning. A slight chance of showers in the afternoon.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northeast

after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

 

$$

 

GMZ370-375-072230-

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-

402 AM CST Tue Jan 7 2020

 

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...

 

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

20 knots in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 7 feet.

.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming east after

midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to

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

.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 late.

.THURSDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 6 feet with

occasional seas up to 7 feet. A slight chance of thunderstorms in

the morning. A slight chance of showers.

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

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

after midnight.

.FRIDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots increasing to 20 to 25 knots

in the afternoon. Seas 6 to 8 feet with occasional seas up to

10 feet. A slight chance of showers in the morning. A chance of

thunderstorms in the late morning and afternoon. A chance of

showers in the afternoon.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 20 to 25 knots becoming southwest

after midnight. Seas 6 to 8 feet with occasional seas up to

10 feet. A chance of showers in the evening. Thunderstorms.

Showers after midnight.

.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 20 to 25 knots becoming north 15 to

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

up to 8 feet. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the

morning, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the

afternoon.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northeast

around 10 knots after midnight. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional

seas up to 7 feet.

 

$$

 

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">NOAA USGULF Offshore Waters Weather

http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/text/MIAOFFNT4.shtml<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#1F497D">

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

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<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 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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

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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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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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Notice posted on Tuesday, January 07, 2020

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.