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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:Wednesday, January 15, 2020
Priority:Normal
Notice:

 

January 15, 2020            Wednesday

 

 

                

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

 

 

NOAA Weather

GMZ300-152200-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

325 AM CST Wed Jan 15 2020

 

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

Periods of sea fog...some dense...will continue to be possible until

the next cold front moves through the area on Saturday. Caution flags

are likely and small craft advisories might be needed beginning on

Saturday night as north to northeast winds behind the front strengthen

and seas build.

 

$$

 

 

 

 

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

 

01/14

1135       Outbound vessel traffic resumed // inbound vessel traffic remains suspended

1550       USCG MSU suspended all vessel traffic – due to vessel and Fishing vessel in Bolivar Roads // Also dense fog

 

Present traffic

36           Vessel’s set to proceed inbound

25           Vessel’s set to proceed outbound

  1           Vessel’s set to shift [presently 1 vessels shifting from Enterprise to Kinder Morgan Deep Bulk dock]

 

 

 

Galveston / Texas City // Closed to all vessel traffic

 

01/13

1725         All vessel traffic suspended – due to fog

 

01/14

1300          All vessel traffic resumed

1720          All vessel traffic suspended – due to fog

 

Freeport // Open 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

 

01/14

1145       All vessel traffic resumed // First outbound vessel to sail 1300 hrs

1408       All vessel traffic suspended – due to fog  

 

01/15

0645         All vessel traffic resumed

 

 

 

NOAA Weather Service

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Houston

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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">Wednesday

<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   71° 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          78° 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  30.08 in / 1019.0 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       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 7 mph

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

<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     68° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low             64° 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   100%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  30.10 in / 1019.1 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint     68° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Visibility         0.50 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 8 mph

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

<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     72° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low             63° 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     94%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  30.08 in / 1018.6 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint     70° 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 7 mph

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Areas of fog before 10am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the afternoon.

Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers after 5am. Patchy fog after midnight. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Calm wind.

Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 9am. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph in the afternoon.

Thursday Night: Patchy fog after 9pm. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 63. East wind around 5 mph.

Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 74. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Friday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 64.

Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 74.

Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46.

Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 60.

Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43.

M.L.King Day: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 54.

Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38.

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Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Areas of fog before 10am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers after 4am. Patchy fog after midnight. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Southeast wind around 5 mph.

Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 68. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

Thursday Night: Patchy fog after 9pm. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 63. East wind around 10 mph.

Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before noon. Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 70. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.

Friday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 65.

Saturday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before noon, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 71. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Saturday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers before noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 59. Breezy.

Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. Breezy.

M.L.King Day: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56. Breezy.

Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. Breezy.

Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 53. Breezy.<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Areas of fog before 10am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers after 4am. Patchy fog after midnight. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph.

Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

Thursday Night: Patchy fog after 9pm. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 62. East wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before noon. Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 73. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

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

Saturday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 73.

Saturday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 60.

Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. Breezy.

M.L.King Day: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56. Breezy.

Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40.

Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 54.<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">PORTS NOAA/NOS Water Levels (above MLLW) @ 0812 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.2 ft Rising = 46’02”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.0 ft Rising = 46’00”

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

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

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

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

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

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

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 0812 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">5 knots from S gusts to 8 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 SE gusts to 5 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">6 knots from SE gusts to 8 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">10 knots from SSE gusts to 11 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">5 knots from S gusts to 7 knots

 

 

 

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FZUS54 KHGX 150925

CWFHGX

 

Coastal Waters Forecast

National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX

325 AM CST Wed Jan 15 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.

 

GMZ300-152200-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

325 AM CST Wed Jan 15 2020

 

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

Periods of sea fog...some dense...will continue to be possible until

the next cold front moves through the area on Saturday. Caution flags

are likely and small craft advisories might be needed beginning on

Saturday night as north to northeast winds behind the front strengthen

and seas build.

 

$$

 

GMZ330-335-152200-

Matagorda Bay-Galveston Bay-

325 AM CST Wed Jan 15 2020

 

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CST THIS MORNING...

 

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

fog with visibility 1 NM or less early in the morning, then areas

of fog in the late morning and afternoon.

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

fog. A slight chance of showers late.

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

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

in the late morning and afternoon.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly choppy.

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

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

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

thunderstorms in the morning.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth. A slight

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

of showers in the late evening and overnight. A chance of thunderstorms

late.

.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north in the afternoon.

Bay waters smooth. 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...North winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20

knots after midnight. Bay waters slightly choppy becoming choppy after

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

chance of showers.

.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to 15 knots

in the afternoon. Bay waters choppy becoming slightly choppy in the

afternoon. A slight chance of showers.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters choppy.

A slight chance of showers.

 

$$

 

GMZ350-355-152200-

Coastal waters from Freeport to Matagorda Ship Channel TX out

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

325 AM CST Wed Jan 15 2020

 

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CST THIS MORNING...

 

.TODAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Areas of dense fog

with visibility 1 NM or less early in the morning, then areas of fog

in the late morning and afternoon.

.TONIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Areas of fog. A slight

chance of showers late.

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

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

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

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

.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Patchy fog

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

in the morning.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south 5 to 10

knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A chance of showers in the

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

evening and overnight. Showers likely late.

.SATURDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north in the afternoon.

Seas 2 to 3 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 3 to 5 feet.

A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet with occasional

seas up to 6 feet. A slight chance of showers. A slight chance of thunderstorms

early in the afternoon.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming 15 to 25 knots

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

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

showers late.

 

$$

 

GMZ370-375-152200-

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-

325 AM CST Wed Jan 15 2020

 

.TODAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to 10 knots in

the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Areas of fog with visibility 1 NM

or less early in the morning.

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

chance of showers late.

.THURSDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A slight chance

of showers.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots

after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 feet.

.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to 15 knots

in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 feet.

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

chance of showers and thunderstorms in the late evening and overnight.

.SATURDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast in the afternoon.

Seas 3 feet. Thunderstorms likely in the morning. Showers likely.

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 chance of showers and a slight

chance of thunderstorms.

.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 5 to 6 feet with occasional

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

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

.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with

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

 

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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

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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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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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National Data Buoy Center

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Notice posted on Wednesday, January 15, 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.