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Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/31/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/30/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/29/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/28/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/27/2020 Normal
MSIB 01-20 Novel Coronavirus from USCG Washington, D.C. 01/27/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/26/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/25/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/24/2020 Normal
USCG Notice Regarding Recent Coronavirus 01/23/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/23/2020 Normal
Freeport Update 01/23/2020 Normal
Freeport Update 01/22/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/22/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/21/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/20/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/19/2020 Normal
Freeport - Update 01/18/2020 Normal
Freeport - Update 01/18/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/18/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/17/2020 Normal
Freeport // Open to all vessel traffic 01/17/2020 Normal
Freeport // Update01/16/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/16/2020 Normal
Freeport // Closed to all vessel traffic 01/15/2020 Normal
Freeport // Closed to all vessel traffic 01/15/2020 Normal
Freeport // Closed to all vessel traffic 01/15/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/15/2020 Normal
Port of Freeport Update 01/14/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/14/2020 Normal
Port of Freeport Update 01/13/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/13/2020 Normal
Sea fog returning to the region Monday morning01/12/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/12/2020 Normal
Port of Freeport Update 01/11/2020 Normal
Port of Freeport Update 01/11/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/11/2020 Normal
Port of Freeport Update 01/11/2020 Normal
Port of Freeport Update 01/10/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/10/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/09/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/08/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/07/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/06/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/05/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/04/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/03/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/02/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/01/2020 Normal

 Daily Port Update

Subject:Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update
Date:Thursday, January 23, 2020
Priority:Normal
Notice:

 

January 23, 2020            Thursday

 

 

                

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

 

 

NOAA Weather

GMZ300-232215-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

357 AM CST Thu Jan 23 2020

 

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

Areas of fog may develop between now and mid morning in the wake  of

last night’s weather system, but it should burn off toward mid

morning. Seas remain elevated and will be very slow to fall today.

winds. West winds this morning will become northwest as a cold front

pushes off the coast later today. Onshore winds should resume late

Friday as high pressure moves to the east. Unsettled weather can be

expected late Saturday into Sunday as a coastal  low develops off

the coast...then tracks east.  

 

$$

 

 

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

 

01/23

0150            All vessel traffic suspended – due to fog

0305            All vessel traffic resumed

 

Galveston / Texas City // Open to all vessel traffic

 

 

 

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

 

01/22

1727       Inbound only traffic suspended – due to rough seas

2300       Open to all vessel traffic

 

01/23

0515         All vessel traffic suspended – due to fog

0700         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">Thursday

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently   60° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low           47° 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   86%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  29.92 in / 1013.8 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint   56° 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 W 6 mph

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently     61° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low             51° F

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  29.93 in / 1013.6 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint     58° 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 NW 6 mph

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently     60° F

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity     90%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  29.94 in / 1013.8 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint    57° 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 Variable 3 mph

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Partly sunny, with a high near 70. Light and variable wind becoming northwest 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 47. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 68. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

Friday Night: Clear, with a low around 47. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph after midnight.

Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers after noon. Increasing clouds, with a high near 71. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

Saturday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 59.

Sunday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73.

Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 52.

Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 71.

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

Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 73.

Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 51.

Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 69.<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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Today: <span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black;background:white">Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 67. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 51. Breezy, with a north wind 15 to 20 mph.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 63. North wind 10 to 15 mph becoming light and variable in the morning.

Friday Night: Clear, with a low around 55. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph after midnight.

Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers after noon. Increasing clouds, with a high near 68. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Saturday Night: Showers. Low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

Sunday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68.

Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 53.

Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 64.

Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 58.

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

Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.

Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 67.<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 69. West wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 45. North wind 10 to 15 mph.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 66. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable in the morning.

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

Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers after noon. Increasing clouds, with a high near 69. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Saturday Night: Showers. Low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

Sunday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 67.

Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 55.

Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 69.

Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 60.

Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 70.

Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 51.

Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 69.<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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Beach Hazards Statement<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black"> <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">Coastal Hazard Message <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">359 AM CST Thu Jan 23 2020 <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">TXZ436>438-240000- <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">/O.EXT.KHGX.BH.S.0001.000000T0000Z-200124T0000Z/ <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">Matagorda Islands-Brazoria Islands- <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">Galveston Island and Bolivar Peninsula- <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">359 AM CST Thu Jan 23 2020 <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON... <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">* WHAT...Elevated surf and a high risk of rip currents. <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">* WHERE...Brazoria Islands, Matagorda Islands and Galveston <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">  Island and Bolivar Peninsula Counties. <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">* WHEN...Through this afternoon. <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">* IMPACTS...Expect hazardous swimming conditions. <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">Remain out of the water to avoid hazardous swimming conditions. <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-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Maximum Deep Drafts - Houston / Galveston Bay

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">PORTS NOAA/NOS Water Levels (above MLLW) @ 0840 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2.3 ft Falling = 47’03”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2.1 ft Falling = 47’01”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2.3 ft Falling = 47’03”

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0.9 ft Falling = 45’09”

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

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 0840 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">5 knots from WNW 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">7 knots from W gusts to 8 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">3 knots from W gusts to 6 knots

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">3 knots from W gusts to 8 knots

 

 

 

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

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

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

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

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FZUS54 KHGX 230957 AAA

CWFHGX

 

Coastal Waters Forecast...UPDATED

National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX

357 AM CST Thu Jan 23 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.

 

GMZ300-232215-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

357 AM CST Thu Jan 23 2020

 

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

Areas of fog may develop between now and mid morning in the wake  of

last night’s weather system, but it should burn off toward mid

morning. Seas remain elevated and will be very slow to fall today.

winds. West winds this morning will become northwest as a cold front

pushes off the coast later today. Onshore winds should resume late

Friday as high pressure moves to the east. Unsettled weather can be

expected late Saturday into Sunday as a coastal  low develops off

the coast...then tracks east.  

 

$$

 

GMZ335-232215-

Galveston Bay-

357 AM CST Thu Jan 23 2020

 

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

15 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters smooth becoming slightly

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

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

choppy.

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

afternoon. Bay waters smooth.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds around 5 knots becoming east after

midnight. Bay waters smooth.

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

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

afternoon.

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

slightly choppy. Showers likely until early morning, then a

chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms late.

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

chance of showers in the morning. Isolated thunderstorms. A

slight chance of showers in the afternoon.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth.

.MONDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast in the

afternoon. Bay waters smooth.

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

A chance of showers late.

 

$$

 

GMZ355-232215-

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

357 AM CST Thu Jan 23 2020

 

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

 

.TODAY...Northwest winds around 10 knots becoming 10 to 15 knots

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

9 feet slowly subsiding this afternoon. Patchy fog early in the

morning.

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

.FRIDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to

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

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east 10 to

15 knots after midnight. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

.SATURDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southeast 15 to

20 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet. A chance of showers

in the late morning and early afternoon. Showers likely late in

the afternoon.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to

10 to 15 knots after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Showers.

Isolated thunderstorms late.

.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. A

chance of showers early in the morning. Isolated thunderstorms. A

slight chance of showers in the late morning and afternoon.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

.MONDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast in the

afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

A slight chance of showers late. 

 

$$

 

GMZ350-232215-

Coastal waters from Freeport to Matagorda Ship Channel TX out

20 NM-

357 AM CST Thu Jan 23 2020

 

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST THIS MORNING...

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

 

.TODAY...Northwest winds around 10 knots becoming 10 to 15 knots

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

9 feet slowly subsiding this afternoon. Areas of fog early in the

morning.

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

.FRIDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to

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

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east 10 to

15 knots after midnight. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

.SATURDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southeast 15 to

20 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet. A chance of showers

in the late morning and early afternoon. Showers likely late in

the afternoon.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to

10 to 15 knots after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Showers.

Isolated thunderstorms late.

.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. A

chance of showers early in the morning. Isolated thunderstorms. A

slight chance of showers in the late morning and afternoon.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

.MONDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast in the

afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

A slight chance of showers late. 

 

$$

 

GMZ370-375-232215-

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-

357 AM CST Thu Jan 23 2020

 

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM CST THIS AFTERNOON...

 

.TODAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest in the

afternoon. Seas 7 to 10 feet with occasional seas up to 13

feet...slowly subsiding to 6 to 8 feet late in the afternoon.

Showers and thunderstorms ending in the morning.

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

occasional seas up to 7 feet.

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

subsiding to 2 to 3 feet in the afternoon.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to

15 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. A

chance of showers in the late morning and early afternoon.

Showers likely late in the afternoon.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to

10 to 15 knots after midnight. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional

seas up to 7 feet. Showers. Isolated thunderstorms late.

.SUNDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northeast 15 to

20 knots in the afternoon. Seas 5 to 6 feet with occasional seas

up to 7 feet. A chance of showers early in the morning. Isolated

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

afternoon.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet

with occasional seas up to 7 feet.

.MONDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

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

 

$$

 

GMZ330-232215-

Matagorda Bay-

357 AM CST Thu Jan 23 2020

 

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST THIS MORNING...

 

.TODAY...West to northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north 10

to 15 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters smooth becoming slightly

choppy in the afternoon. Areas of fog early in the morning.

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

A slight chance of showers late.

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

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

of showers in the late morning and early afternoon, then showers

likely late in the afternoon.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots decreasing to

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

smooth after midnight. Showers likely until early morning, then a

slight chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms late.

.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to

10 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters slightly choppy becoming

smooth in the afternoon. A slight chance of showers and isolated

thunderstorms.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth.

.MONDAY...East winds around 5 knots becoming southeast in the

afternoon. Bay waters smooth.

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

chance of showers late.

 

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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

 

 

Please visit our WEB Site<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif"> www.moranshipping.com<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif"> for port tide tables <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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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

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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)

Air drafts clearances are based on MHW // Vessels should allow an additional 10 feet clearance for the Power Lines<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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.