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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 21, 2020
Priority:Normal
Notice:

 

January 21, 2020            Tuesday

 

 

                

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

 

 

NOAA Weather

GMZ300-220515-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

1020 AM CST Tue Jan 21 2020

 

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

Easterly winds will gradually turn to the southeast tonight and

increase in speed. Expect building seas and above normal tide

levels Wednesday into Thursday. Small craft advisories will be

likely. Rainfall should begin overspreading the waters Wednesday

morning with perhaps a few embedded thunderstorms Wednesday night.

Precipitation will taper off Thursday morning with a cold frontal

passage. Winds will return to the east late Friday and to the

southeast 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

 

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

1648        All vessel traffic suspended – due to fog

 

01/16

1500         Outbound vessel traffic resumed // inbound vessel traffic remains suspended

1715         All vessel traffic suspended – due to fog

 

01/17

0500         Outbound vessel traffic resumed // inbound vessel traffic remains suspended

1200         Inbound vessel traffic resumed // open to all vessel traffic            

1335         All vessel traffic suspended – due to fog

1515         Inbound vessel traffic only resumed

2305         All vessel traffic suspended – due to fog

 

01/18

0730           Inbound vessel traffic only resumed

1530           Outbound vessel traffic resumed // Inbound vessel traffic remains open

 

 

 

Galveston / Texas City // Open to all vessel traffic

 

01/13

1725         All vessel traffic suspended – due to fog

 

01/14

1300          All vessel traffic resumed

1600          All vessel traffic suspended by USCG – due to vessel collision

1720          All vessel traffic suspended – due to fog

 

01/15 

1600          All vessel traffic resumed

1715          All vessel traffic suspended – due to fog

 

01/17

0430          All vessel traffic resumed

0730          All vessel traffic suspended – due to fog

 

01/18

0001          All vessel traffic suspended – due to fog

1130            All vessel traffic resumed

 

 

 

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

1000       All vessel traffic suspended – due to fog

1200       All vessel traffic resumed

1715       All vessel traffic suspended – due to fog

 

01/17

0400        All vessel traffic resumed

0500        All vessel traffic suspended – due to fog

0900        All vessel traffic resumed

 

01/18

0001        All vessel traffic suspended – due to fog

1130          All vessel traffic resumed

1435          All vessel traffic suspended – due to fog

1530          All vessel traffic resumed

 

 

 

NOAA Weather Service

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently   54° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High          58° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity   45%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  30.51 in / 1033.6 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint   33° 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 E 10 mph

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low             50° F

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  30.50 in / 1032.9 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint     36° 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   46° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind E 13 mph, Gusts up to 21 mph

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High            58° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity     53%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  30.51 in / 1033.1 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint    39° 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 9 mph

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black;background:white">Mostly sunny, with a high near 58. East wind 5 to 10 mph.<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. East wind 10 to 15 mph.

Wednesday: Showers. High near 58. Southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Wednesday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Low around 56. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming light and variable after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%.

Thursday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 70. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.

Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 45.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 65.

Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 44.

Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.

Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52.

Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.

Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 54.

Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 73.<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Mostly sunny, with a high near 56. East wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a steady temperature around 52. East wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Wednesday: Showers. High near 61. Breezy, with an east wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Wednesday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Low around 59. Breezy, with a southeast wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%.

Thursday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before noon. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 66. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.

Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 51.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 62.

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

Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 61.

Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58.

Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 67.

Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 67.<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Mostly sunny, with a high near 58. East wind around 15 mph.

Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. East wind around 15 mph.

Wednesday: Showers. High near 63. Breezy, with a southeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Wednesday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Low around 58. Windy, with a southeast wind 15 to 25 mph becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%.

Thursday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 67. Northwest wind around 10 mph.

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

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 60.

Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 50.

Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 65.

Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55.

Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 68.

Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 69.<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) @ 1032 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0.3 ft Falling = 45’03”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0.1 ft Falling = 45’01”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0.5 ft Falling = 45’05”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0.6 ft Rising = 45’06”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0.5 ft Rising = 45’05”

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 1032 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">10 knots from E gusts to 12 knots

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">11 knots from ENE gusts to 15 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">17 knots from E gusts to 18 knots

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

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

 

 

 

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

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

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FZUS54 KHGX 211620

CWFHGX

 

Coastal Waters Forecast

National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX

1020 AM CST Tue Jan 21 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.

 

GMZ300-220515-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

1020 AM CST Tue Jan 21 2020

 

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

Easterly winds will gradually turn to the southeast tonight and

increase in speed. Expect building seas and above normal tide

levels Wednesday into Thursday. Small craft advisories will be

likely. Rainfall should begin overspreading the waters Wednesday

morning with perhaps a few embedded thunderstorms Wednesday night.

Precipitation will taper off Thursday morning with a cold frontal

passage. Winds will return to the east late Friday and to the

southeast early next week.

 

$$

 

GMZ335-220515-

Galveston Bay-

1020 AM CST Tue Jan 21 2020

 

.REST OF TODAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly

choppy.

.TONIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly choppy.

A slight chance of showers late.

.WEDNESDAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters choppy. A

chance of showers early in the morning, then showers in the late

morning and afternoon. Isolated thunderstorms late in the

afternoon. Patchy fog in the afternoon.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming south

10 to 15 knots after midnight. Bay waters choppy becoming

slightly choppy after midnight. Showers and isolated

thunderstorms.

.THURSDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest 10 to

15 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters smooth becoming slightly

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

Isolated thunderstorms. A slight chance of showers in the

afternoon.

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

choppy.

.FRIDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast in the

afternoon. Bay waters smooth.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 5 knots becoming east

after midnight. Bay waters smooth.

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

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

slight chance of showers late.

 

$$

 

GMZ355-220515-

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

1020 AM CST Tue Jan 21 2020

 

.REST OF TODAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

.TONIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. A slight

chance of showers late.

.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 25 knots becoming 20 to

25 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet building to 5 to

7 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet in the afternoon. A

chance of showers early in the morning, then showers in the late

morning and afternoon. Isolated thunderstorms late in the

afternoon. Patchy fog late in the afternoon.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 20 to 25 knots becoming south

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

seas up to 10 feet. Showers and isolated thunderstorms.

.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. A

chance of showers in the morning. Isolated thunderstorms. A

slight chance of showers in the afternoon.

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

.FRIDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northeast 5 to

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

.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.

.SATURDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

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

slight chance of showers.

 

$$

 

GMZ375-220515-

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

1020 AM CST Tue Jan 21 2020

 

...Small Craft Should Exercise Caution...

 

.REST OF TODAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.

.TONIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 25 knots becoming 20 to

25 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet building to 5 to

7 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet in the afternoon. A

chance of showers in the morning. Showers in the afternoon.

Isolated thunderstorms late in the afternoon.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 20 to 30 knots becoming south

15 to 25 knots after midnight. Seas 6 to 9 feet with occasional

seas up to 11 feet. Showers and isolated thunderstorms.

.THURSDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest 10 to

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

up to 10 feet. Showers likely in the morning. Isolated

thunderstorms. A chance of showers in the afternoon.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet

with occasional seas up to 6 feet.

.FRIDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northeast 5 to

10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 feet.

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

.SATURDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A slight

chance of showers late in the afternoon.

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

slight chance of showers in the evening, then a chance of showers

after midnight.

 

$$

 

GMZ330-220515-

Matagorda Bay-

1020 AM CST Tue Jan 21 2020

 

.REST OF TODAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to

20 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters slightly choppy becoming

choppy in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters choppy. A

chance of showers after midnight.

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

Showers. Isolated thunderstorms late in the afternoon. Patchy fog

in the late morning and afternoon.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west after

midnight. Bay waters slightly choppy becoming smooth to slightly

choppy after midnight. Showers and isolated thunderstorms.

.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to

15 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters smooth becoming slightly

choppy in the afternoon. A chance of showers and isolated

thunderstorms in the morning.

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

choppy.

.FRIDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east in the

afternoon. Bay waters smooth.

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

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

in the afternoon. Bay waters smooth becoming slightly choppy in

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

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

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

of showers late.

 

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GMZ350-220515-

Coastal waters from Freeport to Matagorda Ship Channel TX out

20 NM-

1020 AM CST Tue Jan 21 2020

 

.REST OF TODAY...East winds 10 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.

.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet with

occasional seas up to 6 feet. A slight chance of showers after

midnight. A chance of showers late.

.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet

with occasional seas up to 8 feet. Showers. Isolated

thunderstorms late in the afternoon.

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

10 to 15 knots after midnight. Seas 6 to 8 feet with occasional

seas up to 10 feet. Showers and isolated thunderstorms.

.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with

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

thunderstorms in the morning.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.

.FRIDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming around 10 knots

in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

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

.SATURDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A slight

chance of showers late in the afternoon.

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

slight chance of showers early in the evening, then a chance of

showers in the late evening and overnight.

 

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GMZ370-220515-

Waters from Freeport to Matagorda Ship Channel TX from 20 to

60 NM-

1020 AM CST Tue Jan 21 2020

 

...Small Craft Should Exercise Caution...

 

.REST OF TODAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet with

occasional seas up to 6 feet.

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

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

.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 6 to 8 feet

with occasional seas up to 10 feet. A chance of showers early in

the morning, then showers in the late morning and afternoon.

Isolated thunderstorms late in the afternoon.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest

20 to 25 knots after midnight. Seas 7 to 9 feet with occasional

seas up to 11 feet. Showers and isolated thunderstorms.

.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 6 to 8 feet with

occasional seas up to 10 feet subsiding to 5 to 6 feet with

occasional seas up to 7 feet in the afternoon. Showers likely in

the morning. Isolated thunderstorms. A slight chance of showers

in the afternoon.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet

with occasional seas up to 6 feet.

.FRIDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds around 10 knots. Seas 3 feet.

.SATURDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 feet. A chance of

showers late in the afternoon.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A

chance of showers.

 

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

http://www.srh.noaa.gov/hgx/<span-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

<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

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<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 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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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Brazos Harbor Pilots

www.brazospilots.com

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NOAA

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Disclaimer
For quality assurance purposes please note well that while the above information is regularly vetted for accuracy it is not intended to replace the local knowledge or expertise pertaining to port conditions of our marine operations personnel. Port précis should always be verified by contacting the corresponding marine department of a particular location for the most up-to-date information.