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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:Wednesday, March 11, 2020
Priority:Normal
Notice:

March 11, 2020            Wednesday

 

 

                

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

 

 

NOAA Weather

GMZ300-112145-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

415 AM CDT Wed Mar 11 2020

 

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

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

Areas of sea fog will be possible this morning and again tonight.

Some of the fog could be locally dense at times.

 

$$

 

 

 

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

1110         Resumed boarding outbound vessel traffic only // Inbound vessel traffic still suspended due to visibility

2300        Resumed boarding inbound vessel traffic only // Outbound vessel traffic suspended due to visibility

 

03/11

0430       All vessel traffic suspended – due to fog

 

 

Present traffic

17           Vessels set to proceed inbound

15           Vessels set to proceed outbound

 

 

 

Galveston / Texas City // Closed to all vessel traffic

 

03/10

0630        All vessel traffic suspended – due to fog

 

03/11

0000         All vessel traffic resumed

0525         All vessel traffic suspended – due to fog

 

Present traffic

  6           Vessels set to proceed inbound

  6           Vessels set to proceed outbound

 

 

 

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

1500        All vessel traffic resumed

 

03/11

0430         All vessel traffic suspended – due to fog

 

Present traffic

  1           Vessels set to proceed inbound

  2           Vessels set to proceed outbound

 

 

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">Mostly Cloudy

<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            65° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High           80° 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  30.15 in / 1021.4 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        7 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     SW 3 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">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             64° 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   100%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer   30.17 in / 1021.6 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         2 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 5 mph

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

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             64° 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      97%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer   30.16 in / 1021.3 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  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         SW 6 mph

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black;background:white">Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 80. South wind 5 to 10 mph.<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

Thursday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

Friday: Cloudy, with a high near 79. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.

Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 80.

Saturday Night: Cloudy, with a low around 69.

Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81.

Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.

Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 80.

Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.

Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81.<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black;background:white">Patchy fog before noon. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. South wind 5 to 10 mph.<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

Tonight: Patchy fog. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. South wind around 10 mph.

Thursday: Patchy fog. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. South wind around 10 mph.

Thursday Night: Patchy fog. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. South wind around 10 mph.

Friday: Patchy fog. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

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

Saturday: Patchy fog. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 73.

Saturday Night: Patchy fog. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.

Sunday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73.

Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.

Monday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73.

Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.

Tuesday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73.<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Patchy fog before 1pm. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 74. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

Tonight: Patchy fog. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. South wind around 10 mph.

Thursday: Patchy fog. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

Thursday Night: Patchy fog. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

Friday: Patchy fog. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

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

Saturday: Patchy fog. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 75.

Saturday Night: Patchy fog. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.

Sunday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76.

Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.

Monday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75.

Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.

Tuesday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76.<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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

 

<span-size:13.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">Dense Fog Advisory

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">744 AM CDT Wed Mar 11 2020

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black"> 

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">TXZ436>438-111500-

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">/O.CON.KHGX.FG.Y.0023.000000T0000Z-200311T1500Z/

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">Matagorda Islands-Brazoria Islands-

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">Galveston Island and Bolivar Peninsula-

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">Including the cities of Surfside Beach and Galveston

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">744 AM CDT Wed Mar 11 2020

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black"> 

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">...DENSE FOG ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CDT THIS

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">MORNING...

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black"> 

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">* WHAT...Visibility one quarter mile or less in dense fog.

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black"> 

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">* WHERE...Brazoria Islands and Galveston Island and Bolivar

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">  Peninsula Counties.

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black"> 

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">* WHEN...Until 10 AM CDT this morning.

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black"> 

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">* IMPACTS...Hazardous driving conditions due to low visibility.

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black"> 

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black"> 

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">If driving, slow down, use your headlights, and leave plenty of

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">distance ahead of you.

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black"> 

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">&&

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black"> 

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">$$

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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) @ 0916 hrs

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

<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”

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

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 0916 hrs

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">3 knots from S gusts to 5 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">8 knots from SSW gusts to 10 knots

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">3 knots from SW gusts to 5 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">

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New""> 

 

FZUS54 KHGX 110915

CWFHGX

 

Coastal Waters Forecast

National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX

415 AM CDT Wed Mar 11 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.

 

GMZ300-112145-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

415 AM CDT Wed Mar 11 2020

 

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

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

Areas of sea fog will be possible this morning and again tonight.

Some of the fog could be locally dense at times.

 

$$

 

GMZ335-112145-

Galveston Bay-

415 AM CDT Wed Mar 11 2020

 

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

 

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

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

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

fog.

.THURSDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to

15 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters smooth becoming slightly

choppy in the afternoon. Patchy fog.

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

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

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

Patchy fog.

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

Patchy fog.

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

slightly choppy. Patchy fog.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters

smooth. Patchy fog.

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

Patchy fog. A slight chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms

in the afternoon.

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

smooth to slightly choppy.

 

$$

 

GMZ330-112145-

Matagorda Bay-

415 AM CDT Wed Mar 11 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 early in the morning, then patchy fog late in the

morning.

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

fog.

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

fog.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters

smooth. Patchy fog in the evening, then areas of fog after

midnight.

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

Patchy fog.

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

smooth to slightly choppy. Patchy fog.

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

slightly choppy. Patchy fog.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters

smooth. Patchy fog.

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

slightly choppy. Patchy fog. A slight chance of showers and

isolated thunderstorms in the afternoon.

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

smooth to slightly choppy.

 

$$

 

GMZ355-112145-

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

415 AM CDT Wed Mar 11 2020

 

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

 

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

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

morning and afternoon.

.TONIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Patchy fog.

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

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

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

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

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

Patchy fog.

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

Patchy fog.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to

3 feet. Patchy fog.

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

Patchy fog.

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

3 feet.

 

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GMZ370-375-112145-

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-

415 AM CDT Wed Mar 11 2020

 

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

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

.THURSDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to

15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 feet. Patchy fog early in the

morning.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to

10 knots after midnight. Seas 3 feet. Patchy fog.

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

fog.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

Patchy fog.

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

Patchy fog.

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

4 feet. Patchy fog.

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

Patchy fog.

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

 

$$

 

GMZ350-112145-

Coastal waters from Freeport to Matagorda Ship Channel TX out

20 NM-

415 AM CDT Wed Mar 11 2020

 

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

 

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

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

afternoon.

.TONIGHT...South winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Patchy

fog.

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

fog.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to

3 feet. Patchy fog in the evening, then areas of fog after

midnight.

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

fog.

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

Patchy fog.

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

fog.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to

4 feet. Patchy fog.

.SUNDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.

Patchy fog.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 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

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

 

 

Please visit our WEB Site<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif"> www.moranshipping.com<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif"> for port tide tables <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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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

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

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Jesse Jones

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

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

197’ (Morgan’s Point)

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

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

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

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

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

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

Air drafts clearances are based on MHW // Vessels should allow an additional 10 feet clearance for the Power Lines<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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

http://www.tctrr.com/<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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The Texas City Ship Channel is approximately 11 miles from GB Buoy

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">The ACOE project draft for the TXCSC is 45’00 FW at MLT from the GB BUOY to Valero Dock # 42, the channel above project draft is 40’00 FW at MLT.  The length on the final approach from the Houston, Galveston, Texas City tri-channel split is approximately 6 miles, the width is approximately a 400 ft bottom, the Turning Basin is approximately 4,200 ft long and 1,200 ft wide with a maximum deep draft of 45 ft FW at MLT, and is navigable day or night with no air draft restrictions.  Only TX City Docks with 45’00” maximum deep draft at MLT are TC # 41, & 42

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

http://www.portofgalveston.com/<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#051423">The Galveston Ship Channel is approximately    miles from GB Buoy <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:white">

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#051423"> 

<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

Dial-A-Buoy<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:blue">

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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.