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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:Saturday, January 25, 2020
Priority:Normal
Notice:

 

January 25, 2020            Saturday

 

 

                

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

 

Houston / Galveston / Texas City

Inbound and outbound vessel traffic remains suspended indefinitely due to salvage work on fishing vessel – Pappy’s Pride // no vessel traffic to pass the working zone from Galveston Buoy and LT Buoys 9 & 10 in Bolivar Roads.  Reverting with updates.

 

 

NOAA Weather

GMZ300-252215-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

400 AM CST Sat Jan 25 2020

 

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

Light southeast winds this morning will be strengthening today as

the pressure gradient tightens. Caution flags might be needed for

the increasing winds and building seas this afternoon. Look for

widespread rain...possible embedded thunderstorms and some brief

sea fog tonight through Sunday morning as a storm system moves

across the area. Mainly light north to northeast winds behind this

system Sunday night and Monday will become east to southeast

Monday night and Tuesday as the next storm system and associated

rains move across the area.

 

$$

 

 

Houston // Open to all vessel traffic

 

Inbound and outbound vessel traffic suspended indefinitely due to salvage operations on fishing vessel Pappy’s Pride // as mentioned above

 

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

 

01/24           

0800      

0800     <span-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">All Inbound and outbound vessel traffic suspended – due to salvage operations on fishing vessel, Pappy’s Pride // Salvage

<span-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">                  operations commenced

<span-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">1200         USCG advises all inbound and outbound vessel traffic indefinitely suspended – due to salvage operations

 

 

<span-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Present vessel traffic

<span-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">35           Vessels set to proceed inbound

<span-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">33           Vessels set to proceed outbound

 

 

 

Galveston / Texas City // Open to all vessel traffic

 

01/24

0800           Inbound and outbound vessel traffic suspended – due to salvage operations on fishing vessel, Pappy’s Pride

 

 

 

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">Saturday

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low            58° 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     80%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  30.14 in / 1021.2 mb

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind      E 3 mph

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

<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     57° F

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer   30.16 in / 1021.2 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint     47° 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 7 mph

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently     48° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low             60° 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      93%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer   30.14 in / 1020.7 mb

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

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Increasing clouds, with a high near 67. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 10pm. Low around 58. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

Sunday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before noon. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 71. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 53. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 71. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph.

Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Increasing clouds, with a low around 55.

Tuesday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 65.

Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 49.

Thursday: A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 63.

Thursday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 48.

Friday: A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61.<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Increasing clouds, with a high near 64. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.

Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 11pm. Low around 60. Southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

Sunday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before noon, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 67. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 56. North wind around 5 mph.

Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 65. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon.

Monday Night: Increasing clouds, with a low around 57.

Tuesday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 67. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 53.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 62.

Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 54.

Thursday: A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62.

Thursday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 52.

Friday: A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61.<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">A 20 percent chance of showers after 5pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 67. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph.

Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 11pm. Cloudy, with a low around 60. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

Sunday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable in the morning. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 51. North wind around 5 mph.

Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 68. North wind around 5 mph becoming east in the afternoon.

Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Increasing clouds, with a low around 57.

Tuesday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

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

Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 64.

Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 51.

Thursday: A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 64.

Thursday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 51.

Friday: A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 63.<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) @ 0628 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.5 ft Falling = 46’05”

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.6 ft Steady = 46’04”

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

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

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

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

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 0628 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1 knots from W gusts to 3 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">9 knots from E gusts to 11knots

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">4 knots from E gusts to 9 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 251000

CWFHGX

 

Coastal Waters Forecast

National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX

400 AM CST Sat Jan 25 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.

 

GMZ300-252215-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

400 AM CST Sat Jan 25 2020

 

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

Light southeast winds this morning will be strengthening today as

the pressure gradient tightens. Caution flags might be needed for

the increasing winds and building seas this afternoon. Look for

widespread rain...possible embedded thunderstorms and some brief

sea fog tonight through Sunday morning as a storm system moves

across the area. Mainly light north to northeast winds behind this

system Sunday night and Monday will become east to southeast

Monday night and Tuesday as the next storm system and associated

rains move across the area.

 

$$

 

GMZ335-252215-

Galveston Bay-

400 AM CST Sat Jan 25 2020

 

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

choppy. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms

late.

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

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

thunderstorms. Showers after midnight. Patchy fog in the late

evening and early morning.

.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northeast 5 to

10 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters slightly choppy becoming

smooth in the afternoon. Showers likely in the morning. Isolated

thunderstorms. A chance of showers in the afternoon.

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

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

afternoon. Bay waters smooth.

.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east after

midnight. Bay waters smooth. A slight chance of showers in the

late evening and early morning. Showers likely and isolated

thunderstorms late.

.TUESDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth. Showers

likely and isolated thunderstorms.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to

15 knots after midnight. Bay waters smooth becoming slightly

choppy after midnight. A chance of showers in the evening, then a

slight chance of showers after midnight.

.WEDNESDAY...North winds around 10 knots becoming northeast in

the afternoon. Bay waters smooth to slightly choppy becoming

smooth in the afternoon.

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

chance of showers late.

 

$$

 

GMZ330-252215-

Matagorda Bay-

400 AM CST Sat Jan 25 2020

 

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

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

afternoon. A slight chance of thunderstorms in the late morning

and afternoon. Showers likely late.

.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to

10 knots after midnight. Bay waters slightly choppy becoming

smooth after midnight. Patchy fog until early morning. Showers

and a slight chance of thunderstorms.

.SUNDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest in the

afternoon. Bay waters smooth. A chance of showers and isolated

thunderstorms in the morning.

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

.MONDAY...Northeast winds around 5 knots becoming east in the

afternoon. Bay waters smooth.

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

after midnight. Bay waters smooth to slightly choppy becoming

smooth after midnight. A chance of showers in the late evening

and early morning. Isolated thunderstorms in the late evening and

overnight. Showers likely late.

.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west in the

afternoon. Bay waters smooth becoming smooth to slightly choppy

in the afternoon. Showers likely and isolated thunderstorms in

the morning, then a chance of showers in the afternoon.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters

slightly choppy.

.WEDNESDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northeast in the

afternoon. Bay waters slightly choppy becoming smooth to slightly

choppy in the afternoon.

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

to slightly choppy. A slight chance of showers in the late

evening and early morning. A chance of showers and isolated

thunderstorms late.

 

$$

 

GMZ350-355-252215-

Coastal waters from Freeport to Matagorda Ship Channel TX out

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

400 AM CST Sat Jan 25 2020

 

.TODAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. A

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

of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Showers likely late.

.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

Patchy fog until early morning. Showers and a slight chance of

thunderstorms.

.SUNDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest 5 to

10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Showers likely in

the morning. Isolated thunderstorms. A slight chance of showers

in the afternoon.

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

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

afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

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

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

Isolated thunderstorms after midnight. Showers likely late.

.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south in the

afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Showers likely and isolated

thunderstorms.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to

4 feet. A slight chance of showers.

.WEDNESDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northeast in the

afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

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

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

chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms late.

 

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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-

400 AM CST Sat Jan 25 2020

 

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

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

of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Showers likely late.

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

occasional seas up to 7 feet. Showers and a slight chance of

thunderstorms. Patchy fog in the late evening and early morning.

.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest 10 to

15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Showers in the

morning. Isolated thunderstorms. A slight chance of showers in

the afternoon.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.

.MONDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.

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

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

Isolated thunderstorms late.

.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest in

the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Showers likely and isolated

thunderstorms.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north

after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 feet. A slight chance of showers.

.WEDNESDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northeast 10 to

15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. A

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

chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms late.

 

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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">KHOU WEATHER

http://www.khou.com/weather/<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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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)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

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Army Corp of Engineers

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

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

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<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.