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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:Tuesday, March 10, 2020
Priority:Normal
Notice:

 

 

March 10, 2020            Tuesday

 

 

                

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

 

 

NOAA Weather

GMZ300-102215-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

427 AM CDT Tue Mar 10 2020

 

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

Persistent onshore winds will continue for the rest of the week.

Patchy sea fog will be possible today and tonight. Some of the fog

could be locally dense at times. The persistent onshore flow will

produce long period swells that will begin to start propagating

into the upper Texas coastal waters over the weekend.

 

$$

 

 

 

Houston // Closed to all vessel traffic

 

03/02

2307       All vessel traffic suspended – due to fog

 

03/03

1205       Outbound vessel traffic only resumed

2010       All vessel traffic suspended – due to fog

 

03/04

1000       Outbound vessel traffic only resumed

1205       Inbound vessel traffic resumed // Outbound vessel traffic remains open

1319       All vessel traffic suspended – due to fog

1622       All vessel traffic resumed

 

03/10

0732       All vessel traffic suspended – due to fog

 

 

 

Galveston / Texas City // Closed to all vessel traffic

 

03/10

0630         All vessel traffic suspended – due to fog

 

 

Freeport // Closed to all vessel traffic

 

03/03

0000       All vessel traffic suspended – due to fog

1100       All vessel traffic resumed

1938       All vessel traffic suspended – due to fog

 

03/04

0930       All vessel traffic resumed

1400       All vessel traffic suspended – due to fog [pilots cancelled vessel traffic suspending at 1352/04) Vessel

                traffic open to all vessels

 

03/10

0535       All vessel traffic suspended – due to fog

 

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">Tuesday

<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    71° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High           79° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity    84%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  30.29 in / 1026.2 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint    84° F

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High            70° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity     96%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer   30.31 in / 1026.2 mb

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Visibility       0.5 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     NE 3 mph

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

Fog / Mists

<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             63° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High            73° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity      94%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer   30.30 in / 1025.8 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint     67° 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         E 3 mph

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black;background:white">A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. South wind around 5 mph.<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

Wednesday: Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 80. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

Wednesday Night: Patchy fog after 1am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

Thursday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.

Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77.

Friday Night: Cloudy, with a low around 63.

Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 78.

Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 68.

Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79.

Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.

Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80.<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 4pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5pm. Patchy fog. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. South wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Tonight: Patchy fog. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. South wind around 5 mph.

Wednesday: Patchy fog before noon. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

Wednesday Night: Areas of fog. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind around 10 mph.

Thursday: Areas of fog. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. South wind around 10 mph.

Thursday Night: Patchy fog. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.

Friday: Patchy fog before 1pm. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 72.

Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.

Saturday: Cloudy, with a high near 71.

Saturday Night: Cloudy, with a low around 66.

Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72.

Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.

Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72.<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 4pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5pm. Patchy fog. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. South wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Tonight: Patchy fog. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. South wind around 5 mph.

Wednesday: Patchy fog before 1pm. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 73. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

Wednesday Night: Areas of fog. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. South wind around 10 mph.

Thursday: Areas of fog. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. South wind around 10 mph.

Thursday Night: Patchy fog. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.

Friday: Patchy fog before 1pm. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 74.

Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.

Saturday: Cloudy, with a high near 74.

Saturday Night: Cloudy, with a low around 66.

Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75.

Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.

Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75.<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) @ 1036 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.7 ft Falling = 46’07”

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0.2 ft Falling = 45’02”

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

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

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 1036 hrs

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

 

 

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<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">MARSEC LEVEL 1

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<span-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:#1F497D">NOAA Weather Galveston Bay & Matagorda Bay

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FZUS54 KHGX 100927

CWFHGX

 

Coastal Waters Forecast

National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX

427 AM CDT Tue Mar 10 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.

 

GMZ300-102215-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

427 AM CDT Tue Mar 10 2020

 

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

Persistent onshore winds will continue for the rest of the week.

Patchy sea fog will be possible today and tonight. Some of the fog

could be locally dense at times. The persistent onshore flow will

produce long period swells that will begin to start propagating

into the upper Texas coastal waters over the weekend.

 

$$

 

GMZ335-102215-

Galveston Bay-

427 AM CDT Tue Mar 10 2020

 

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CDT THIS MORNING...

 

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

dense fog with visibility 1 NM or less early in the morning.

Patchy fog in the late morning and afternoon. A slight chance of

showers and isolated thunderstorms in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth. Patchy

fog in the evening, then areas of fog after midnight.

.WEDNESDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth. Areas

of fog in the morning. Patchy fog in the afternoon.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth.

Areas of fog.

.THURSDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth. Areas

of fog in the morning, then patchy fog in the afternoon.

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

Patchy fog.

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

Patchy fog in the morning.

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

smooth to slightly choppy.

.SATURDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Bay waters smooth to

slightly choppy. A slight chance of showers and isolated

thunderstorms in the afternoon.

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

smooth to slightly choppy. A slight chance of showers and

isolated thunderstorms after midnight.

 

$$

 

GMZ330-102215-

Matagorda Bay-

427 AM CDT Tue Mar 10 2020

 

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

afternoon. Bay waters smooth. Areas of dense fog with visibility

1 NM or less early in the morning, then patchy fog in the late

morning and afternoon.

.TONIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth. Patchy

fog in the evening, then areas of fog after midnight.

.WEDNESDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth. Areas

of fog in the morning. Patchy fog in the afternoon.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth.

Areas of fog.

.THURSDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth. Areas

of fog in the morning, then patchy fog in the afternoon.

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

Patchy fog.

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

Patchy fog in the morning.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters

slightly choppy.

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

choppy. A slight chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms in

the afternoon.

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

smooth to slightly choppy.

 

$$

 

GMZ355-102215-

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

427 AM CDT Tue Mar 10 2020

 

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CDT THIS MORNING...

 

.TODAY...East winds around 5 knots becoming south in the

afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Areas of fog with visibility 1 NM or

less early in the morning, then patchy fog in the late morning

and afternoon.

.TONIGHT...South winds around 5 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Patchy

fog in the evening, then areas of fog after midnight.

.WEDNESDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Areas

of fog in the morning, then patchy fog in the afternoon.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

Areas of fog.

.THURSDAY...South winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Areas of

fog in the morning, then patchy fog in the afternoon.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Patchy

fog.

.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Patchy fog

in the morning.

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

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

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

3 feet.

 

$$

 

GMZ350-102215-

Coastal waters from Freeport to Matagorda Ship Channel TX out

20 NM-

427 AM CDT Tue Mar 10 2020

 

.TODAY...Northeast winds around 5 knots becoming southeast in the

afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Areas of fog with visibility 1 NM or

less early in the morning, then patchy fog in the late morning

and afternoon.

.TONIGHT...South winds around 5 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Patchy

fog in the evening. Areas of fog after midnight.

.WEDNESDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Areas

of fog in the morning, then patchy fog early in the afternoon.

Areas of fog late in the afternoon.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

Areas of fog.

.THURSDAY...South winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Areas

of fog in the morning, then patchy fog in the afternoon.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

Patchy fog.

.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Patchy

fog in the morning.

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

.SATURDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 3 feet.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 3 feet.

 

$$

 

GMZ370-375-102215-

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-

427 AM CDT Tue Mar 10 2020

 

.TODAY...Northeast winds around 5 knots becoming southeast in the

afternoon. Seas 4 to 5 feet with occasional seas up to 6 feet.

Patchy fog until late afternoon.

.TONIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

.WEDNESDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Patchy

fog in the late morning and early afternoon.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 feet.

.THURSDAY...South winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to

15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 feet.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 feet.

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

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to

4 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

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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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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-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

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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

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

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

 

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Army Corp of Engineers

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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

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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.