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

 Daily Port Update

Subject:Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update
Date:Thursday, January 30, 2020
Priority:Normal
Notice:

 

January 30, 2020            Thursday

 

 

                

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

 

 

NOAA Weather

GMZ300-302230-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

358 AM CST Thu Jan 30 2020

 

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

A warm front will drift north almost reaching into the Upper

Texas coastal waters late this and evening. Winds will be

increasing today while showers and thunderstorms begin to develop

across the coastal waters. A cold front should push off the coast

early Friday morning lowering rain chances as the cold front

departs into the Gulf. A moderate offshore flow will persist

through Saturday afternoon before relaxing and becoming

southwesterly Sunday. An approaching storm system will strengthen

the southerly flow through Monday.

 

$$

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

Galveston / Texas City // open to all vessel traffic

 

 

Freeport // Open to all vessel traffic

 

01/10 

2200       All vessel traffic suspended due to inclement weather

 

01/11 

0530       All vessel traffic resumed

0916       All vessel traffic suspended

1415       All vessel traffic resumed

 

01/13

1630       All vessel traffic suspended – due to fog

 

01/14

1145       All vessel traffic resumed // First outbound vessel to sail 1300 hrs

1408       All vessel traffic suspended – due to fog  

 

01/15

0645       All vessel traffic resumed

1000       All vessel traffic suspended – due to fog

1200       All vessel traffic resumed

1715       All vessel traffic suspended – due to fog

 

01/17

0400        All vessel traffic resumed

0500        All vessel traffic suspended – due to fog

0900        All vessel traffic resumed

 

01/18

0001        All vessel traffic suspended – due to fog

1130        All vessel traffic resumed

1435        All vessel traffic suspended – due to fog

1530        All vessel traffic resumed

 

01/22

1727       Inbound only traffic suspended – due to rough seas

2300       Open to all vessel traffic

 

01/23

0515         All vessel traffic suspended – due to fog

0700         All vessel traffic resumed

 

 

NOAA Weather Service

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently    50° 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           56° 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  30.09 in / 1019.5 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    47° F

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer    30.09 in / 1019.0 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint     49° 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     50° F

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

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

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

<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             49° F

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer   30.08 in / 1018.7 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          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      46° F

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

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Isolated showers after 8am. Cloudy, with a high near 56. Northeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Tonight: Isolated showers. Cloudy, with a low around 47. North wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 58. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 44. Northwest wind around 5 mph.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 66. Northwest wind around 5 mph.

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

Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 71.

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

Monday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

Monday Night: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Tuesday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Tuesday Night: Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 48. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Wednesday: Isolated showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 59. Chance of precipitation is 20%.<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">Isolated showers after 8am. Cloudy, with a high near 57. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Tonight: Scattered showers, mainly between 10pm and 4am. Cloudy, with a low around 51. North wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Friday: Isolated showers before noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 58. North wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 50. North wind around 10 mph.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 63. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

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

Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.

Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.

Monday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

Monday Night: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Tuesday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Tuesday Night: Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Wednesday: Scattered showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 59. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 30%.<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">Isolated showers after 8am. Cloudy, with a high near 57. North wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Tonight: Scattered showers, mainly before 4am. Cloudy, with a low around 49. North wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Friday: Isolated showers before noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 59. North wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 46. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 65. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

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

Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 69.

Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59.

Monday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

Monday Night: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Tuesday: Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 72. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Tuesday Night: Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Wednesday: Isolated showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 61. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 20%.<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) @ 0724 hrs

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.0 ft Fluctuating = 46’00”

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

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

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

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

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 0724 hrs

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">6 knots from NNW gusts to 7 knots

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">11 knots from NNE gusts to 12 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">7 knots from NNE gusts to 10 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 300958

CWFHGX

 

Coastal Waters Forecast

National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX

358 AM CST Thu Jan 30 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.

 

GMZ300-302230-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

358 AM CST Thu Jan 30 2020

 

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

A warm front will drift north almost reaching into the Upper

Texas coastal waters late this and evening. Winds will be

increasing today while showers and thunderstorms begin to develop

across the coastal waters. A cold front should push off the coast

early Friday morning lowering rain chances as the cold front

departs into the Gulf. A moderate offshore flow will persist

through Saturday afternoon before relaxing and becoming

southwesterly Sunday. An approaching storm system will strengthen

the southerly flow through Monday.

 

$$

 

GMZ335-302230-

Galveston Bay-

358 AM CST Thu Jan 30 2020

 

.TODAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth.

Isolated showers.

.TONIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth. Isolated

showers.

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

slightly choppy. Isolated showers in the morning.

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

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

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

.SUNDAY...Southwest winds around 5 knots becoming south in the

afternoon. Bay waters smooth.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly

choppy. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms late.

.MONDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters choppy.

Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.

.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly

choppy. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.

 

$$

 

GMZ330-302230-

Matagorda Bay-

358 AM CST Thu Jan 30 2020

 

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

choppy. Isolated showers until late afternoon, then scattered

showers late.

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

choppy. Scattered showers until early morning, then isolated

showers late.

.FRIDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth. Isolated

showers in the morning.

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

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

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 5 knots. Bay waters

smooth.

.SUNDAY...Southwest winds around 5 knots becoming south in the

afternoon. Bay waters smooth.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly

choppy. Isolated showers in the late evening and early morning.

Isolated thunderstorms in the late evening and overnight.

Scattered showers late.

.MONDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters choppy.

Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.

.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly

choppy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.

 

$$

 

GMZ350-355-302230-

Coastal waters from Freeport to Matagorda Ship Channel TX out

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

358 AM CST Thu Jan 30 2020

 

...Small Craft Should Exercise Caution...

 

.TODAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to around 15

knots and gusty. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Isolated showers until late

afternoon, then scattered showers late.

.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north 10 to

15 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Scattered showers.

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

showers and thunderstorms in the morning.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

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

.SATURDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot.

.SUNDAY...Southwest winds around 5 knots becoming south in the

afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to

20 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Isolated showers in

the late evening and early morning. Isolated thunderstorms in the

late evening and overnight. Scattered showers late.

.MONDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with

occasional seas up to 7 feet. Scattered showers and isolated

thunderstorms.

.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with

occasional seas up to 7 feet. Scattered showers in the evening.

Isolated thunderstorms. Isolated showers after midnight.

 

$$

 

GMZ370-375-302230-

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-

358 AM CST Thu Jan 30 2020

 

...Small Craft Should Exercise Caution...

 

.TODAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to

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

.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots and gusty. Seas 4 to 6

feet with occasional seas up to 7 feet. Scattered showers.

Isolated thunderstorms late.

.FRIDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Scattered

showers and isolated thunderstorms in the morning.

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

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

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

.SUNDAY...Southwest winds around 5 knots becoming south in the

afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet

building to 3 to 5 feet after midnight. Isolated showers in the

late evening and early morning. Isolated thunderstorms in the

late evening and overnight. Scattered showers late.

.MONDAY...South winds 15 to 25 knots. Seas 6 to 8 feet with

occasional seas up to 10 feet. Scattered showers and isolated

thunderstorms.

.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 knots increasing to around 20

knots and gusty. Seas 6 to 8 feet with occasional seas up to 10

feet. Scattered showers early in the evening. Isolated

thunderstorms. Isolated showers in the late evening and overnight.

 

 

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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

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.