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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:Sunday, January 26, 2020
Priority:Normal
Notice:

 

January 26, 2020            Sunday

 

 

                

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

 

 

NOAA Weather

GMZ300-270215-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

722 AM CST Sun Jan 26 2020

 

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

Showers and thunderstorms will continue pushing southeast through

the Gulf waters this morning. As this system departs a light

offshore wind will develop. Surface high pressure moving to the

east will allow for the return of onshore winds by Monday night. Areas

of fog may redevelop near the coast tonight and again Monday

evening and night. The next storm system and its associated rains

are forecast to move into the SE TX Tuesday afternoon with the

cold front pushing off the coast Tuesday night.

 

$$

 

 

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

 

01/24             

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">1200        USCG advises all inbound and outbound vessel traffic indefinitely suspended - due to salvage

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

<span-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">1600       Salvage operations continue and no information of a completion time

<span-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">2115       Salvage operations continue and no information of a completion time

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<span-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">01/25

<span-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">1000       Inbound and outbound vessel traffic resumed

 

01/26

0815  All inbound and outbound vessel traffic temporarily suspended – due to vessel losing power about Lt   Buoy 8

 

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

22           Vessels set to proceed inbound

20           Vessels set to proceed outbound

 

 

 

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">Sunday

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  29.97 in / 1015.3 mb

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently     66° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low             57° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High            68° 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   29.96 in / 1014.4 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint     64° 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     S 7 mph

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low             52° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High            72° 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   29.97 in / 1014.8 mb

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

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

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

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

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

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9am. Areas of fog before 10am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 74. Northwest wind around 5 mph.

Tonight: Patchy fog after midnight. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 53. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

Monday: Areas of fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 72. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.

Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers after midnight. Areas of fog after 9pm. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. Southeast wind around 5 mph.

Tuesday: Showers likely, mainly after noon. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

Tuesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 48.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 62.

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

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

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

Friday: A 50 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 61.

Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 45.

Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 66.<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9am. Areas of fog before 10am. Otherwise, cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 68. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon.

Tonight: Patchy fog after midnight. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. North wind around 5 mph.

Monday: Areas of fog before 9am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 64. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming east in the afternoon.

Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers after midnight. Patchy fog. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 58. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

Tuesday: Showers likely, mainly after noon. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 67. Southeast wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Tuesday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. Breezy.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 60. Breezy.

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

Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 59.

Thursday Night: Showers likely, mainly after midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 51. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Friday: A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62.

Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 50.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 62.<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9am. Areas of fog before 10am. Otherwise, cloudy through mid-morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 72. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north in the afternoon.

Tonight: Patchy fog after midnight. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 52. Northeast wind around 5 mph.

Monday: Areas of fog before 9am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 69. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming east in the afternoon.

Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers after midnight. Patchy fog. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 57. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

Tuesday: Showers likely, mainly after noon. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 49. Breezy.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 62.

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

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

Thursday Night: Showers likely. Cloudy, with a low around 48. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Friday: A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62.

Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 47.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 64.<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) @ 0844 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2.6 ft Falling = 47’06”

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2.2 ft Steady = 47’02”

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

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

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

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

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 0844 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">3 knots from WNW gusts to 4 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">4 knots from WNW gusts to 5 knots

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1 knots from W gusts to 5 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

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

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FZUS54 KHGX 261322

CWFHGX

 

Coastal Waters Forecast

National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX

722 AM CST Sun Jan 26 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.

 

GMZ300-270215-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

722 AM CST Sun Jan 26 2020

 

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

Showers and thunderstorms will continue pushing southeast through

the Gulf waters this morning. As this system departs a light

offshore wind will develop. Surface high pressure moving to the

east will allow for the return of onshore winds by Monday night. Areas

of fog may redevelop near the coast tonight and again Monday

evening and night. The next storm system and its associated rains

are forecast to move into the SE TX Tuesday afternoon with the

cold front pushing off the coast Tuesday night.

 

$$

 

GMZ335-270215-

Galveston Bay-

722 AM CST Sun Jan 26 2020

 

.TODAY...Winds becoming north 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth.

Areas of fog early in the morning. Showers likely and isolated

thunderstorms early in the morning, then a slight chance of

showers late in the morning.

.TONIGHT...Northeast winds around 5 knots. Bay waters smooth.

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

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

afternoon. Bay waters smooth. Areas of fog early in the morning.

Patchy fog late in the afternoon.

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

Areas of fog. A slight chance of showers after midnight. A chance

of showers late.

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

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

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

Isolated thunderstorms late in the afternoon.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 20 to 25 knots. Bay waters

choppy. A chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms in the

evening.

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

choppy.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters

smooth. A slight chance of showers late.

.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly

choppy. A slight chance of showers early in the morning, then a

chance of showers in the late morning and afternoon.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 10 knots. Bay waters

smooth to slightly choppy. A chance of showers early in the

evening, then showers likely in the late evening and overnight.

 

$$

 

GMZ330-270215-

Matagorda Bay-

722 AM CST Sun Jan 26 2020

 

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

 

.TODAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north in the

afternoon. Bay waters smooth. Areas of fog early in the morning.

A chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms early in the

morning.

.TONIGHT...Northeast winds around 5 knots. Bay waters smooth.

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

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

afternoon. Bay waters smooth. Areas of fog early in the morning.

Patchy fog late in the afternoon.

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

Areas of fog. A slight chance of showers in the late evening and

overnight.

.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest in

the afternoon. Bay waters smooth. Patchy fog early in the

morning. A chance of showers.

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

slightly choppy.

.WEDNESDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to

10 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters slightly choppy becoming

smooth in the afternoon.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters

smooth. A chance of showers late.

.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly

choppy. A chance of showers until late afternoon, then showers

likely late in the afternoon.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters

slightly choppy. Showers likely.

 

$$

 

GMZ355-270215-

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

722 AM CST Sun Jan 26 2020

 

...Small Craft Should Exercise Caution...

 

.TODAY...Winds becoming northwest to north around 10 knots. Seas

3 to 5 feet. Showers likely early in the morning. Isolated

thunderstorms in the morning.

.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

Patchy fog in the late evening and overnight.

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

afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Patchy fog.

.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to

3 feet. Patchy fog. A chance of showers late.

.TUESDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

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

morning. Showers likely in the afternoon. Isolated thunderstorms

late in the afternoon.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 3 to 4

feet. A chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms in the

evening.

.WEDNESDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to

2 feet. A slight chance of showers late.

.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet

building to 3 to 5 feet in the afternoon. A slight chance of

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

late morning and afternoon.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to

5 feet. A chance of showers early in the evening, then showers

likely in the late evening and overnight.

 

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GMZ350-270215-

Coastal waters from Freeport to Matagorda Ship Channel TX out

20 NM-

722 AM CST Sun Jan 26 2020

 

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

 

.TODAY...Southwest winds around 10 knots becoming northwest. Seas

3 to 5 feet. Areas of fog early in the morning. A chance of

showers and isolated thunderstorms early in the morning.

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

Patchy fog in the late evening and overnight.

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

afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Patchy fog.

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

Patchy fog. A chance of showers late.

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

afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Patchy fog early in the morning. A

chance of showers.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 3 to 4

feet. A slight chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms in the

evening.

.WEDNESDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to around

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

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to

2 feet. A chance of showers late.

.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. A

chance of showers until late afternoon, then showers likely late

in the afternoon.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to

4 feet. Showers likely.

 

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GMZ370-375-270215-

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-

722 AM CST Sun Jan 26 2020

 

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST THIS MORNING...

 

.TODAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north 5 to 10

knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet. Showers likely early in the morning.

Isolated thunderstorms in the morning.

.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 4 feet.

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

afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 feet.

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

A chance of showers late.

.TUESDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A chance

of showers. Isolated thunderstorms late in the afternoon.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 5 to 7

feet. A chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms in the

evening.

.WEDNESDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to

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

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

slight chance of showers after midnight.

.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet

building to 3 to 5 feet in the afternoon. A chance of showers

until late afternoon, then showers likely late in the afternoon.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 3 to

5 feet. Showers likely.

 

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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">

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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

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

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

197’ (Morgan’s Point)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

http://www.swg.usace.army.mil/<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#1F497D">

http://www.swg.usace.army.mil/Missions/Navigation.aspx<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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

http://www.houston-pilots.com/<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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

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

www.brazospilots.com

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NOAA

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National Data Buoy Center

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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.