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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 14, 2020
Priority:Normal
Notice:

 

 

January 14, 2020            Tuesday

 

 

                

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

 

 

NOAA Weather

GMZ300-150415-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

944 AM CST Tue Jan 14 2020

 

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

Dense sea fog is expected to continue across the nearshore waters

and into the bays through the early afternoon as warm moist air

flows over the cooler shelf waters. The potential for additional

periods of sea fog will continue for the remainder of the week as

an onshore flow persists. The next cold is expected to cross the

coastal waters on Saturday.

 

$$

 

 

 

 

Houston // Closed to all vessel traffic

 

Pilots may resume boarding outbound vessel traffic about 1200/14th Jan 

 

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

 

01/10

2325       All vessel traffic suspended due to inclement weather

 

01/11

0530       All vessel traffic resumed

0850       All vessel traffic suspended – due to fog

1100       All vessel traffic resumed

 

01/12

0850       All vessel traffic suspended – due to fog

1100       All vessel traffic resumed

 

01/13

1715       All vessel traffic suspended – due to fog

 

 

Present traffic

19           Vessel’s set to proceed inbound

12           Vessel’s set to proceed outbound

  2           Vessel’s set to shift [presently 1 vessels shifting from ITC-Pasadena to CD 30]

 

 

 

Galveston / Texas City // Closed to all vessel traffic

 

01/13

1725         All vessel traffic suspended – due to fog

 

 

Freeport // Closed to all vessel traffic

 

01/10 

2200       All vessel traffic suspended due to inclement weather

 

01/11 

0530       All vessel traffic resumed

0916       All vessel traffic suspended

1415       All vessel traffic resumed

 

01/13

1630       All vessel traffic suspended – due to fog

 

 

 

NOAA Weather Service

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Houston

Galveston

Freeport

Sunrise

Sunset

0718 hrs

1743 hrs

0714 hrs

1742 hrs

0716 hrs

1745 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">Tuesday

<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   74° 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    91%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  30.13 in / 1020.9 mb

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Visibility       9 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 13 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">Fog

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently     70° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High            70° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  30.15 in / 1021.1 mb

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently     74° 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            73° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity     94%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  30.15 in / 1020.8 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint     72° F

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

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

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

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

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">A chance of showers before noon, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between noon and 4pm, then a chance of showers after 4pm. Patchy fog before 4pm. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 76. South wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Tonight: Patchy fog before 10pm, then patchy fog after 1am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

Wednesday: Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 77. South wind around 5 mph.

Wednesday Night: Patchy fog. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 66. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight.

Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Patchy fog before noon. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 75. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph in the morning.

Thursday Night: Patchy fog before midnight, then patchy fog after 3am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 62.

Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before noon. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 76.

Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Patchy fog after 9pm. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 62.

Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 71.

Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 48.

Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 61.

Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46.

M.L.King Day: A 30 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 55.<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">A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 3pm. Areas of fog before 1pm. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 70. South wind 5 to 10 mph.<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

Tonight: Patchy fog. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

Wednesday: Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 72. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

Wednesday Night: Patchy fog. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 65. Southeast wind around 5 mph.

Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Areas of fog before noon. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 67. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

Thursday Night: Patchy fog. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.

Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before noon. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 71.

Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Patchy fog. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 64.

Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 70.

Saturday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 61.

Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50.

M.L.King Day: A 40 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 57.<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black;background:white">A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 1pm. Areas of fog before 1pm. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 73. South wind around 5 mph.<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

Tonight: Patchy fog. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 66. Southeast wind around 5 mph.

Wednesday: Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 75. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

Wednesday Night: Patchy fog. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 63. Southeast wind around 5 mph.

Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Areas of fog before noon. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 72. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

Thursday Night: Patchy fog. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.

Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before noon. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 74.

Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Patchy fog. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 61.

Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 71.

Saturday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61.

Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47.

M.L.King Day: A 30 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 58.<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">1003 AM CST Tue Jan 14 2020 <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">TXZ214-313-335>338-438-141800- <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">/O.EXP.KHGX.FG.Y.0004.000000T0000Z-200114T1600Z/ <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">/O.NEW.KHGX.FG.Y.0005.200114T1603Z-200114T1800Z/ <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">Chambers-Coastal Harris-Coastal Jackson-Coastal Matagorda- <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">Coastal Brazoria-Coastal Galveston- <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, Pasadena, Baytown, Palacios, Lake Jackson, <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">Freeport, Clute, Texas City, Dickinson, La Marque, and Galveston <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">1003 AM CST Tue Jan 14 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 NOON CST TODAY... <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">* WHAT...Visibility one quarter to one half 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...Chambers, Coastal Harris, Coastal Jackson, Coastal <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">  Matagorda, Coastal Brazoria, Coastal Galveston and Galveston <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">  Island and Bolivar Peninsula Counties. <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">* WHEN...Until noon CST today. <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">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) @ 0952 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.4 ft Falling = 46’04”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.1 ft Falling = 46’01”

<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">0.5 ft Falling = 45’05”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0.8 ft Falling = 45’08”

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

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 0952 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">5 knots from SSW gusts to 9 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 S gusts to 6 knots

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">8 knots from SSW gusts to 9 knots

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

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

 

 

 

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

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

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<span-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:#1F497D">NOAA Weather Galveston Bay & Matagorda Bay

https://tgftp.nws.noaa.gov/data/raw/fz/fzus54.khgx.cwf.hgx.txt<span-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New""> 

FZUS54 KHGX 141544

CWFHGX

 

Coastal Waters Forecast

National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX

944 AM CST Tue Jan 14 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.

 

GMZ300-150415-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

944 AM CST Tue Jan 14 2020

 

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

Dense sea fog is expected to continue across the nearshore waters

and into the bays through the early afternoon as warm moist air

flows over the cooler shelf waters. The potential for additional

periods of sea fog will continue for the remainder of the week as

an onshore flow persists. The next cold is expected to cross the

coastal waters on Saturday.

 

$$

 

GMZ335-150415-

Galveston Bay-

944 AM CST Tue Jan 14 2020

 

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

 

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

Areas of fog with visibility 1 NM or less. A chance of showers.

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

dense fog. Visibility 1 NM or less.

.WEDNESDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth. Patchy

dense fog in the morning. Patchy fog late in the afternoon.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 5 knots. Bay waters

smooth. Patchy fog early in the evening, then areas of fog in the

late evening and overnight. A slight chance of showers and

thunderstorms late.

.THURSDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth. Areas of

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

chance of showers and thunderstorms.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds around 10 knots. Bay waters smooth

to slightly choppy. Patchy fog early in the evening, then areas

of fog in the late evening and overnight. A slight chance of

showers and thunderstorms late.

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

choppy. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the

morning. Patchy fog early in the morning. Patchy fog late in the

afternoon.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds around 10 knots becoming 5 to

10 knots after midnight. Bay waters smooth to slightly choppy

becoming smooth after midnight. Patchy fog early in the evening,

then areas of fog in the late evening and overnight. A chance of

showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the late evening

and overnight.

.SATURDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north 10 to

15 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters smooth becoming slightly

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

chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly

choppy. A slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening. A slight

chance of showers.

 

$$

 

GMZ330-150415-

Matagorda Bay-

944 AM CST Tue Jan 14 2020

 

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

 

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

Areas of dense fog with visibility 1 NM or less. A chance of

showers.

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

dense fog with visibility 1 NM or less.

.WEDNESDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth. Patchy

dense fog in the morning. Patchy fog late in the afternoon.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth.

Patchy fog. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms late.

.THURSDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth. Patchy

fog in the morning. A slight chance of showers early in the

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

the late morning and afternoon.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds around 10 knots. Bay waters smooth

to slightly choppy. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms

late.

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

choppy. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the

morning.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds around 10 knots becoming 5 to

10 knots after midnight. Bay waters smooth to slightly choppy

becoming smooth after midnight. Patchy fog in the late evening

and overnight. A chance of showers and a slight chance of

thunderstorms in the late evening and overnight.

.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north 10 to

15 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters smooth becoming slightly

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

chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...North winds around 15 knots. Bay waters

slightly choppy to choppy. A slight chance of thunderstorms in

the evening. A slight chance of showers.

 

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GMZ355-150415-

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

944 AM CST Tue Jan 14 2020

 

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

 

.REST OF TODAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

Areas of dense fog with visibility 1 NM or less. A slight chance

of showers.

.TONIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Areas of

dense fog. Visibility 1 NM or less.

.WEDNESDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Patchy

dense fog in the morning. Patchy fog late in the afternoon.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to

3 feet. Patchy fog in the evening, then areas of fog after

midnight. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms late.

.THURSDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Areas of

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

chance of showers and thunderstorms.

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

Patchy fog in the evening. Areas of fog after midnight. A slight

chance of showers and thunderstorms late.

.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 feet. A slight

chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning. Patchy fog

early in the morning. Patchy fog late in the afternoon.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds around 10 knots becoming 5 to

10 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Patchy fog in the

evening. Areas of fog after midnight. A chance of showers and

thunderstorms in the late evening and overnight.

.SATURDAY...West winds around 5 knots becoming north 10 to

15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Patchy fog early in

the morning. A chance of showers and a slight chance of

thunderstorms.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. A

slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

 

$$

 

GMZ350-150415-

Coastal waters from Freeport to Matagorda Ship Channel TX out

20 NM-

944 AM CST Tue Jan 14 2020

 

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

 

.REST OF TODAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

Patchy fog with visibility 1 NM or less early in the morning. A

chance of showers.

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

fog with visibility 1 NM or less early in the evening. Patchy

dense fog with visibility 1 NM or less after midnight.

.WEDNESDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 feet. Patchy dense

fog in the morning. Patchy fog late in the afternoon.

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

Patchy fog in the evening. Areas of fog after midnight, then

patchy fog late. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms

late.

.THURSDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Areas of

fog in the morning. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

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

Patchy fog in the evening. Areas of fog after midnight.

.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 feet. Patchy fog

early in the morning. A slight chance of showers and

thunderstorms in the morning.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

Patchy fog in the evening. Areas of fog after midnight, then

patchy fog late. A chance of thunderstorms in the late evening

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

overnight, then a slight chance of thunderstorms late.

.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north 10 to

15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Patchy fog early in

the morning. A chance of showers and a slight chance of

thunderstorms.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to

4 feet. A slight chance of showers in the evening. A slight

chance of thunderstorms. A chance of showers after midnight.

 

$$

 

GMZ375-150415-

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

944 AM CST Tue Jan 14 2020

 

.REST OF TODAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 feet. Patchy

fog early in the morning. A slight chance of showers.

.TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 feet. Patchy fog

early in the evening. Patchy fog after midnight.

.WEDNESDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 feet. Patchy fog

in the morning. Patchy fog late in the afternoon.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to

3 feet. Patchy fog. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms

late.

.THURSDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots

in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A slight chance of showers

and thunderstorms.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 feet.

.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 feet.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to

10 knots after midnight. Seas 3 feet. A chance of showers and

thunderstorms in the late evening and overnight.

.SATURDAY...Southwest winds around 5 knots becoming north 10 to

15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Showers likely and a

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

showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the late morning

and afternoon.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to

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

the evening. A slight chance of thunderstorms. A slight chance of

showers after midnight.

 

$$

 

GMZ370-150415-

Waters from Freeport to Matagorda Ship Channel TX from 20 to

60 NM-

944 AM CST Tue Jan 14 2020

 

.REST OF TODAY...South winds around 10 knots. Seas 3 feet. Patchy

fog. A slight chance of showers early in the morning.

.TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 feet. Patchy fog

early in the evening. Patchy fog after midnight.

.WEDNESDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 feet. Patchy fog

in the morning.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 feet. A

slight chance of showers and thunderstorms late.

.THURSDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 feet. A slight

chance of showers and thunderstorms.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.

.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to

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

and thunderstorms in the late evening and overnight.

.SATURDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north 10 to

15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Showers likely and a

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

and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to

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

showers early in the evening. A slight chance of thunderstorms. A

chance of showers in the late evening and overnight.

 

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

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

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

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

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

 

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

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

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

 

 

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

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

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

 

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

197’ (Morgan’s Point)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#051423">The Galveston Ship Channel is approximately    miles from GB Buoy <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:white">

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#051423">The ACOE project draft for the GSC is 45’00” FW.  The narrowest point is approximately 1,200 ft wide with no air draft restrictions.  At the POGA berths the maximum deep draft varies from 32’00” to 40’00” at MLT,

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<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Port of Freeport is located three miles from deep water, the channel is 400 ft wide and ACOE project maximum deep draft at MLW is 45’00”.

 

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Army Corp of Engineers

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

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

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Notice posted on Tuesday, January 14, 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.