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SubjectDatePriority
SHG MSIB 15-20: Sector Houston-Galveston Hazardous Condition Attestation03/31/2020 Normal
Port of Houston Region Status Update - March 3103/31/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/31/2020 Normal
COVID-19 & Close contact03/31/2020 Normal
Update: New Exemption Process for Texas Quarantine Orders03/30/2020 Normal
Port of Houston Region Status Update - March 3003/30/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/30/2020 Normal
Port of Freeport – Update03/29/2020 Normal
Port of Houston Region Status Update - March 2903/29/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/29/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/28/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/27/2020 Normal
USCG Updates COVID – 19 03/26/2020 Normal
COVID - 19 Daily Update // Port of Houston Region Status Update - March 2603/26/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/26/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/25/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/24/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/23/2020 Normal
GHPB - Port of Houston Region Status Update - March 2203/22/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/22/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/21/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/20/2020 Normal
Latest COVID-19 Guidelines and Moran Shipping Agencies03/19/2020 Normal
USCG MSIB 07-20, dated 03/18/2020 // Ports and Facilities MSIB for Corona Virus.03/19/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/19/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/18/2020 Normal
Freeport // Closed to all vessel traffic03/17/2020 Normal
Brazos Pilots Association Notice of Port Freeport Condition Update03/17/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/17/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/16/2020 Normal
Freeport // Closed to all vessel traffic (All vessel traffic will resume 1200/15th March)03/15/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/15/2020 Normal
Freeport // Closed to all vessel traffic03/14/2020 Normal
Freeport // Closed to all vessel traffic03/14/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/14/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/13/2020 Normal
Freeport // Open to all vessel traffic03/12/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/12/2020 Normal
WGMA Port Coordination Team Conference Call #2 - March 12th Houston Ship Channel Fog Update03/12/2020 Normal
Port of Freeport Update 03/12/2020 Normal
Revised COVID MSIB issued by Sector Houston-Galveston03/11/2020 Normal
Port of Freeport Update 03/11/2020 Normal
WGMA Port Coordination Team Conference Call - March 11th Houston Ship Channel Fog Update03/11/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/11/2020 Normal
Revised COVID MSIB issued by Sector Houston-Galveston Additional pdf's Added03/10/2020 Normal
Freeport // Open to all vessel traffic03/10/2020 Normal
Revised COVID MSIB issued by Sector Houston-Galveston03/10/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/10/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/09/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/08/2020 Normal
NOAA Houston / Galveston Sea fog outlook for next week03/07/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/07/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/06/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/05/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/04/2020 Normal
Port of Freeport Update03/03/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/03/2020 Normal
Port of Freeport Update 03/03/2020 Normal
HOUSTON - **UPDATE** MSIB 09-2020: Sector Houston-Galveston 2019 Novel Coronavirus Screening03/02/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/02/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/01/2020 Normal

 Daily Port Update

Subject:Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update
Date:Monday, March 02, 2020
Priority:Normal
Notice:

 

March 02, 2020            Monday

 

 

 

                

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

 

 

NOAA Weather

GMZ300-022215-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

347 AM CST Mon Mar 2 2020

 

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

Decreasing onshore winds can be expected today but seas could

remain elevated through this evening. Conditions for sea fog will

become more favorable tonight and Tuesday and persist until a

storm system and its associated cold front move across the area

late Tuesday or early Wednesday. Showers and thunderstorms should

accompany this system. Offshore winds will develop behind the

front and persist through the end of the week as high pressure

builds back into the area. Onshore winds will come back to the

area next weekend.

 

$$

 

 

 

Houston // Open to all vessel traffic

 

Galveston / Texas City // Open to all vessel traffic

 

Freeport // Open to all vessel traffic

 

 

 

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

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

<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    68° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High           78° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  29.92 in / 1013.5 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       4 miles

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

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

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

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

<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             66° 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      97%

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

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

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

<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">Monday

Fog

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low             66° 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   29.91 in / 1012.6 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint     76° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Visibility         5  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 9 mph

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">A 20 percent chance of showers after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 78. South wind around 10 mph.

Tonight: Patchy fog after midnight. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light after midnight.

Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly after noon. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 78. Light and variable wind becoming east 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.

Tuesday Night: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 66. East wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

Wednesday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before noon, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 74. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 52.

Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.

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

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 72.

Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 49.

Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 70.

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

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Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers after midnight. Areas of fog. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 66. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Areas of fog before noon. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 72. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the morning.

Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers after midnight. Areas of fog. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 65. East wind 10 to 15 mph.

Wednesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Patchy fog before noon. Otherwise, cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 71. Southeast wind around 15 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

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

Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 66. Breezy.

Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 55.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 66.

Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 55.

Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 65.

Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.

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Today: <span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black;background:white">Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. South wind 10 to 15 mph.<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers after 1am. Areas of fog after 7pm. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 66. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Areas of fog before 1pm. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 74. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the morning.

Tuesday Night: A slight chance of showers before 7pm, then a chance of showers after 1am. Areas of fog after 7pm. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 67. East wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Wednesday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 7am. Areas of fog before 1pm. Otherwise, cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 74. South wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 52.

Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 67.

Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 51.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 68.

Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 53.

Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 67.

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

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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) @ 0812 hrs

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0.4 ft Rising = 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 Steady = 46’00”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.6 ft Rising = 46’06”

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

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

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 0951 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">9 knots from S gusts to 14 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">10 knots from SSE gusts to 14 knots

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">8 knots from SSE gusts to 11 knots

 

 

 

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FZUS54 KHGX 020947

CWFHGX

 

Coastal Waters Forecast

National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX

347 AM CST Mon Mar 2 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.

 

GMZ300-022215-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

347 AM CST Mon Mar 2 2020

 

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

Decreasing onshore winds can be expected today but seas could

remain elevated through this evening. Conditions for sea fog will

become more favorable tonight and Tuesday and persist until a

storm system and its associated cold front move across the area

late Tuesday or early Wednesday. Showers and thunderstorms should

accompany this system. Offshore winds will develop behind the

front and persist through the end of the week as high pressure

builds back into the area. Onshore winds will come back to the

area next weekend.

 

$$

 

GMZ335-022215-

Galveston Bay-

347 AM CST Mon Mar 2 2020

 

.TODAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly choppy.

Patchy fog early in the morning. Areas of fog late.

.TONIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth. Areas of

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

overnight.

.TUESDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth. Areas of

fog in the morning. Areas of fog late in the afternoon. A chance

of showers.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Bay waters

smooth to slightly choppy. Areas of fog. A chance of showers in

the late evening and overnight. Isolated thunderstorms late.

.WEDNESDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest in the

afternoon. Bay waters slightly choppy. Patchy fog in the morning.

A chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds around 15 knots becoming northwest

after midnight. Bay waters slightly choppy to choppy. A slight

chance of showers in the evening.

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

15 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters choppy becoming slightly

choppy in the afternoon.

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

.FRIDAY...Northeast winds around 10 knots becoming east in the

afternoon. Bay waters smooth to slightly choppy becoming smooth

in the afternoon.

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

15 knots after midnight. Bay waters smooth becoming slightly

choppy after midnight.

 

$$

 

GMZ330-022215-

Matagorda Bay-

347 AM CST Mon Mar 2 2020

 

.TODAY...South winds around 10 knots. Bay waters smooth to

slightly choppy. Patchy fog early in the morning. Areas of fog

late.

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

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

overnight.

.TUESDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots

in the afternoon. Bay waters smooth becoming slightly choppy in

the afternoon. Areas of fog in the morning. Areas of fog late in

the afternoon. A slight chance of showers.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south after

midnight. Bay waters slightly choppy. Areas of fog. A slight

chance of showers early in the evening. A chance of showers in

the late evening and overnight. Isolated thunderstorms late.

.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west in the

afternoon. Bay waters slightly choppy becoming slightly choppy to

choppy in the afternoon. Patchy fog in the morning. A slight

chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms in the morning.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters

choppy.

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

15 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters choppy becoming slightly

choppy in the afternoon.

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

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

afternoon. Bay waters smooth becoming smooth to slightly choppy

in the afternoon.

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

15 knots after midnight. Bay waters smooth becoming slightly

choppy after midnight.

 

$$

 

GMZ350-355-022215-

Coastal waters from Freeport to Matagorda Ship Channel TX out

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

347 AM CST Mon Mar 2 2020

 

...Small Craft Should Exercise Caution...

 

.TODAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Patchy fog

until late afternoon, then areas of fog late.

.TONIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Areas of

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

overnight.

.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east 10 to

15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Areas of fog. A

slight chance of showers.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southeast

after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Areas of fog. A chance of

showers in the late evening and overnight. Isolated thunderstorms

late.

.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 15 to

20 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Patchy fog in the

morning. A chance of showers in the morning. Isolated

thunderstorms. A slight chance of showers in the afternoon.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest

15 to 25 knots after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

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

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

.THURSDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 feet.

.FRIDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming east 5 to

10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet.

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

 

$$

 

GMZ370-375-022215-

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-

347 AM CST Mon Mar 2 2020

 

...Small Craft Should Exercise Caution...

 

.TODAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with

occasional seas up to 7 feet. Patchy fog until late afternoon,

then areas of fog late.

.TONIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet with

occasional seas up to 6 feet. Areas of fog. A slight chance of

showers in the late evening and overnight.

.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east 10 to

15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 5 feet with occasional seas

up to 6 feet. Areas of fog. A slight chance of showers.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south

after midnight. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to

7 feet. Areas of fog. A slight chance of showers in the late

evening and overnight. Isolated thunderstorms late.

.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west in the

afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to 7 feet.

Patchy fog in the morning. A slight chance of showers and

isolated thunderstorms.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest

20 to 25 knots after midnight. Seas 5 to 6 feet with occasional

seas up to 7 feet.

.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming north 15 to

20 knots in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas

up to 7 feet.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.

.FRIDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.

 

$$

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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">

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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 

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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)

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<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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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

http://galvestonpilots.com/galtexnew/<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#051423">

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

www.brazospilots.com

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NOAA

Chart viewer<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif"> - handy tool for chart reference

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National Hurricane Center<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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.