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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 09, 2020
Priority:Normal
Notice:

 

January 09, 2020            Thursday

 

 

                

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

 

 

NOAA Weather

GMZ300-092315-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

429 AM CST Thu Jan 9 2020

 

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

Strengthening onshore winds and building seas can be expected

through Friday. Some sea fog could develop tonight into Friday as

warm moist air deepens across the cooler shelf waters. The next

cold front and associated showers and thunderstorms will push

through the area late Friday night through early Saturday morning.

Some storms may be severe with gusty winds. Moderate to strong

offshore winds can be expected behind the front on Saturday. An

onshore flow will gradually return to the area late in the weekend

and on into early next week.

 

$$

 

 

 

 

 

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

0717 hrs

1739 hrs

0714 hrs

1738 hrs

0716 hrs

1741 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">Thursday

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High          76° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity    78%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 30.09 in / 1019.4 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     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 S 14 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">Fair

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low             66° 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     87%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  30.10 in / 1019.3 mb

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Visibility       10 miles

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind SE 15 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">Mostly Cloudy

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low            67° 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     79%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  30.09 in / 1019.0 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint    64° 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 S 18 mph

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 76. South wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Tonight: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 4am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5am. Cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

Friday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Some of the storms could be severe. Cloudy, with a high near 77. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could be severe. Low around 52. South wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

Saturday: Partly sunny, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 58. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 40.

Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 62.

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

Monday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68.

Monday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 61.

Tuesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75.

Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 63.

Wednesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 76.<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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Today: <span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black;background:white">A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 1pm and 5pm. Cloudy, with a high near 71. Southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers after 5am. Cloudy, with a low around 66. Southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Some of the storms could be severe. Patchy fog before 10am, then patchy fog after 5pm. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 73. Breezy, with a southeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could be severe. Low around 56. Breezy, with a southeast wind 15 to 20 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

Saturday: Partly sunny, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 62. Breezy, with a west wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

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

Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 61.

Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57.

Monday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 66.

Monday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 63.

Tuesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 70.

Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.

Wednesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70.<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 4pm and 5pm. Cloudy, with a high near 74. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Tonight: Cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Some of the storms could be severe. Patchy fog before 10am, then patchy fog after 5pm. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 76. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could be severe. Low around 53. Breezy, with a south wind 10 to 20 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

Saturday: Partly sunny, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 62. Breezy, with a northwest wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

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

Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 64.

Sunday Night: A slight chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Monday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 68.

Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 61.

Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73.

Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.

Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73.<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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Rip Current Statement<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black"> <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">Coastal Hazard 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">931 AM CST Thu Jan 9 2020 <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">TXZ436>438-101200- <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">/O.NEW.KHGX.RP.S.0001.200109T1531Z-200110T1200Z/ <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">Matagorda Islands-Brazoria Islands- <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">Galveston Island and Bolivar Peninsula- <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">931 AM CST Thu Jan 9 2020 <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT... <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">* WHAT...Dangerous rip currents. <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">* WHERE...Matagorda Islands, Brazoria Islands and Galveston <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">  Island and Bolivar Peninsula Counties. <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">* WHEN...Through late tonight. <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">* IMPACTS...Rip currents can sweep even the best swimmers away <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">  from shore into deeper water. <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">Swim near a lifeguard. If caught in a rip current, relax and float. <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">Don`t swim against the current. If able, swim in a direction <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">following the shoreline. If unable to escape, face the shore and <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">call or wave for help. <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) @ 0936 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.6 ft Falling = 46’06”

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0.4 ft Rising = 45’04”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0.7 ft Steady = 45’07”

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 0936 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">7 knots from S gusts to 13 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 SE gusts to 11 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">12 knots from SSE 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">14 knots from SSE gusts to 16 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">7 knots from SSE gusts to 14 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 091029

CWFHGX

 

Coastal Waters Forecast

National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX

429 AM CST Thu Jan 9 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.

 

GMZ300-092315-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

429 AM CST Thu Jan 9 2020

 

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

Strengthening onshore winds and building seas can be expected

through Friday. Some sea fog could develop tonight into Friday as

warm moist air deepens across the cooler shelf waters. The next

cold front and associated showers and thunderstorms will push

through the area late Friday night through early Saturday morning.

Some storms may be severe with gusty winds. Moderate to strong

offshore winds can be expected behind the front on Saturday. An

onshore flow will gradually return to the area late in the weekend

and on into early next week.

 

$$

 

GMZ335-092315-

Galveston Bay-

429 AM CST Thu Jan 9 2020

 

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

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

thunderstorms in the late morning and afternoon.

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

choppy. A slight chance of showers after midnight.

.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters choppy.

Patchy fog. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the late

morning and early afternoon. Showers and thunderstorms late in

the afternoon. Some thunderstorms may be severe.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds around 20 knots becoming west after

midnight. Bay waters choppy. Showers and thunderstorms. Some

thunderstorms may be severe in the evening.

.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters choppy.

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

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

smooth after midnight.

.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth. A

slight chance of showers late in the afternoon.

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

slight chance of showers in the evening. A chance of

thunderstorms. A chance of showers after midnight.

.MONDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth. A chance

of showers and thunderstorms.

.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south

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

thunderstorms.

 

$$

 

GMZ330-092315-

Matagorda Bay-

429 AM CST Thu Jan 9 2020

 

.TODAY...South winds 15 knots. Bay waters choppy. A slight chance

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

and early afternoon.

.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south 15 to

20 knots after midnight. Bay waters slightly choppy becoming

choppy after midnight. A slight chance of showers and

thunderstorms after midnight.

.FRIDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters choppy. Patchy

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

chance of showers in the late morning and early afternoon. A

slight chance of thunderstorms in the late morning and afternoon.

Showers late in the afternoon. Some thunderstorms may be severe.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to

15 knots after midnight. Bay waters choppy becoming slightly

choppy after midnight. Thunderstorms in the evening. Showers.

Thunderstorms likely after midnight. Some thunderstorms may be

severe in the evening.

.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters choppy.

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

after midnight. Bay waters smooth.

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

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

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

slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight, then a chance of

showers and thunderstorms late.

.MONDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth. A chance

of showers and thunderstorms.

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

A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then

a chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.

 

$$

 

GMZ350-355-092315-

Coastal waters from Freeport to Matagorda Ship Channel TX out

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

429 AM CST Thu Jan 9 2020

 

...Small Craft Should Exercise Caution...

 

.TODAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with

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

thunderstorms in the late morning and afternoon.

.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with

occasional seas up to 7 feet.

.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming south 15 to

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

up to 8 feet. Patchy fog. A slight chance of showers and

thunderstorms in the afternoon. Some thunderstorms may be severe.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 20 to 25 knots becoming west 15 to

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

to 10 feet. Showers and thunderstorms. Some thunderstorms may be

severe in the evening.

.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with

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

morning.

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

5 to 10 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A

slight chance of showers late in the afternoon.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A

slight chance of showers in the evening. A chance of

thunderstorms. A chance of showers after midnight.

.MONDAY...East winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A chance

of showers and thunderstorms.

.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south

after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A chance of showers and

thunderstorms.

 

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GMZ370-375-092315-

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-

429 AM CST Thu Jan 9 2020

 

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

 

.TODAY...South winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southeast 15 to

20 knots in the afternoon. Seas 6 to 7 feet with occasional seas

up to 8 feet.

.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming south 15 to

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

to 8 feet.

.FRIDAY...South winds 15 to 25 knots becoming 20 to 25 knots in

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

10 feet. Patchy fog. Showers and thunderstorms likely late in the

afternoon.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 20 to 25 knots becoming west 15 to

25 knots after midnight. Seas 7 to 10 feet with occasional seas

up to 13 feet. Showers and thunderstorms.

.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 7 to 9 feet with

occasional seas up to 11 feet subsiding to 5 to 7 feet with

occasional seas up to 8 feet in the afternoon. A slight chance of

showers and thunderstorms in the morning.

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

after midnight. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to

7 feet.

.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A

chance of showers and thunderstorms late in the afternoon.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds around 10 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A

chance of showers and thunderstorms.

.MONDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A chance

of showers and thunderstorms.

.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots becoming south

after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A chance of showers and

thunderstorms.

 

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

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

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<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">

<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

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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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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.