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

 Daily Port Update

Subject:Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update
Date:Wednesday, January 29, 2020
Priority:Normal
Notice:

 

 

January 29, 2020            Wednesday

 

 

                

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

 

 

NOAA Weather

GMZ300-290215-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

734 AM CST Tue Jan 28 2020

 

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

Moderate to strong onshore flow well offshore should be weakening

by mid-morning. Showers will be developing today ahead of a cold

front that moves through the coastal waters this evening. Strong

gusty offshore winds follow in the wake of the front through

Wednesday afternoon. Another storm system will likely develop a

coastal low pressure system that moves through the coastal waters

with east and northeasterly winds Thursday into to Friday morning.

The weekend looks dry.

 

$$

 

 

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 //open to all vessel traffic

 

01/26

0815   All inbound and outbound vessel traffic temporarily suspended – due to Clipper Irene aground at LT

       Buoy 9 and 10

1312        All vessel traffic resumed

 

01/27

0400       Outbound vessel traffic suspended and Inbound vessel traffic only

0420       Outbound vessel traffic resumed and inbound vessel traffic remains open //open to all vessel traffic

 

01/28

0300         All inbound outbound vessel traffic suspended for salvage operations on fishing vessel -  Pappy’s Pride // no estimated time

                  provided how long vessel traffic will be suspended today

1015           All inbound and outbound vessel resumed

 

 

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

15          Vessels set to proceed inbound

11         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">Wednesday

<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    49° 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           60° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  29.95 in / 1014.7 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint    38° 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    43° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind      NW 15 mph

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

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

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

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

<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     40° 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      NW 18 mph, Gusts up to 25 mph

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High            61° 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   29.97 in / 1014.9 mb

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Visibility        10  miles

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

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

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

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Increasing clouds, with a high near 60. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. North wind around 5 mph.

Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 59. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

Thursday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 46. North wind around 5 mph.

Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers before noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 61. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 44.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 67.

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

Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.

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

Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72.

Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.

Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 74.<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Mostly sunny through mid-morning, then becoming cloudy, with a high near 60. Breezy, with a northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph.

Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 59. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph.

Thursday Night: Showers likely, mainly after midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 52. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers before noon. Cloudy through mid-morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 59. North wind 10 to 15 mph.

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

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 63.

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

Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 66.

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

Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69.

Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.

Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 69.<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Mostly sunny, with a high near 61. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Tonight: Increasing clouds, with a low around 48. Northeast wind around 10 mph.

Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 59. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph.

Thursday Night: Showers likely, mainly after midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 47. Northeast wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers before noon. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 61. North wind around 10 mph.

Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 46.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 65.

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

Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 69.

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

Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72.

Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.

Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 71.<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">0.7 ft Falling = 45’07”

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2.2 ft Rising = 46’02”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.3 ft Rising = 46’03”

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

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

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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">10 knots from NW gusts to 16 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">15 knots from WNW gusts to 18 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">9 knots from WNW gusts to 19 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">21 knots from NNW gusts to 26 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">15 knots from NW gusts to 19 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 281334 AAA

CWFHGX

 

Coastal Waters Forecast...UPDATED

National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX

734 AM CST Tue Jan 28 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.

 

GMZ300-290215-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

734 AM CST Tue Jan 28 2020

 

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

Moderate to strong onshore flow well offshore should be weakening

by mid-morning. Showers will be developing today ahead of a cold

front that moves through the coastal waters this evening. Strong

gusty offshore winds follow in the wake of the front through

Wednesday afternoon. Another storm system will likely develop a

coastal low pressure system that moves through the coastal waters

with east and northeasterly winds Thursday into to Friday morning.

The weekend looks dry.

 

$$

 

GMZ335-290215-

Galveston Bay-

734 AM CST Tue Jan 28 2020

 

.REST OF TODAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southeast in

the afternoon. Bay waters slightly choppy. Showers until late

afternoon. Isolated thunderstorms. Scattered showers late in the

afternoon.

.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest after

midnight. Bay waters choppy. Scattered showers early in the

evening. Isolated thunderstorms in the evening. Isolated showers

in the late evening and early morning.

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

choppy.

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

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

smooth after midnight. A chance of showers late.

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

chance of showers.

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

smooth to slightly choppy. A chance of showers. Isolated

thunderstorms in the late evening and overnight.

.FRIDAY...North winds around 10 knots. Bay waters smooth to

slightly choppy. A chance of showers.

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

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

.SATURDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth.

 

$$

 

GMZ330-290215-

Matagorda Bay-

734 AM CST Tue Jan 28 2020

 

.REST OF TODAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest

in the afternoon. Bay waters smooth. Showers likely in the

morning. Isolated thunderstorms. Scattered showers in the

afternoon.

.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters choppy.

.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north 10 to

15 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters choppy becoming slightly

choppy in the afternoon.

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

smooth to slightly choppy. A chance of showers late.

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

choppy. A chance of showers.

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

slightly choppy. A chance of showers. Isolated thunderstorms in

the late evening and overnight.

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

A chance of showers.

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

.SATURDAY...Northwest winds around 5 knots. Bay waters smooth.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...West winds around 5 knots. Bay waters smooth.

 

$$

 

GMZ350-355-290215-

Coastal waters from Freeport to Matagorda Ship Channel TX out

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

734 AM CST Tue Jan 28 2020

 

.REST OF TODAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south

15 to 20 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Showers likely

until late afternoon. Isolated thunderstorms. Scattered showers

late in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...West winds 20 to 25 knots becoming northwest after

midnight. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Isolated thunderstorms early in the

evening. Isolated showers in the evening.

.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming 15 to

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

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

3 feet. A chance of showers late.

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

chance of showers.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to

3 feet building to 3 to 5 feet after midnight. A chance of

showers. Isolated thunderstorms in the late evening and

overnight.

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

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

.FRIDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A

slight chance of showers early in the evening.

.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

 

$$

 

GMZ370-375-290215-

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-

734 AM CST Tue Jan 28 2020

 

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CST THIS MORNING...

 

.REST OF TODAY...Southeast winds around 20 knots and gusty

diminishing to 15 to 20 knots by late morning. Seas 4 to 7 feet

with occasional seas up to 8 feet subsiding to 3 to 4 feet in the

afternoon. Showers likely until late afternoon. Isolated

thunderstorms. Scattered showers late in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest 20 to

25 knots after midnight. Seas 6 to 8 feet with occasional seas up

to 10 feet. Scattered showers early in the evening. Isolated

thunderstorms in the evening. Isolated showers late in the

evening.

.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 20 to 25 knots decreasing to 15 to

20 knots in the afternoon. Seas 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas

up to 8 feet.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North winds around 15 knots becoming northeast

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

.THURSDAY...Northeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A

chance of showers.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to

4 feet building to 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet

after midnight. Showers likely until early morning. Scattered

thunderstorms in the late evening and overnight. A chance of

showers late.

.FRIDAY...North winds 15 to 25 knots becoming 15 to 20 knots in

the afternoon. Seas 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet

subsiding to 4 to 5 feet with occasional seas up to 6 feet in the

afternoon. A chance of showers.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. A

slight chance of showers.

.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

 

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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

http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/text/MIAOFFNT4.shtml<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#1F497D">

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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 

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<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

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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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.