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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 31, 2020
Priority:Normal
Notice:

March 31, 2020            Tuesday

 

 

                

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

 

 

NOAA Weather

GMZ300-312315-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

520 AM CDT Tue Mar 31 2020

 

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

Moderate offshore winds will result in breezy conditions across

the bays and local waters today, possibly continuing over the

offshore waters through Wednesday morning. The onshore flow is set

to return Wednesday night. A wet weather pattern is forecast to

set up Thursday on through the upcoming weekend with the greatest

potential for showers and thunderstorms Friday and Saturday.

 

$$

 

 

 

 

Houston // Open 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

1220         Resumed boarding outbound vessel traffic only

1700        All vessel traffic suspended – due to fog

 

03/12

0830         Resumed boarding outbound vessel traffic only

1105         Inbound vessel traffic resumed and outbound vessel traffic remains open (Two way traffic)

 

03/13

0555        Open to outbound vessel traffic only

1205        Inbound vessel traffic resumed and outbound vessel traffic remains open (Two way traffic)

2100          All vessel traffic suspended – due to fog

 

03/14

0430           Open to outbound vessel traffic only

1000           Inbound vessel traffic resumed and outbound vessel traffic remains open (Two way traffic)

2240           All vessel traffic suspended – due to fog

 

03/15

0500           Open to outbound vessel traffic only

0730           Inbound vessel traffic resumed and outbound vessel traffic remains open (Two way traffic)

1110           All vessel traffic suspended – due to fog

1400           Open to all vessel traffic

1614           All vessel traffic suspended – due to fog

2100           Outbound vessel traffic only resumed

 

03/16    

0320           Inbound vessel traffic resumed // Outbound vessel traffic remains open (Two way traffic)

2350           All vessel traffic suspended – due to fog

 

03/17

1200             Open to outbound vessel traffic only

 

03/18

1025             Resumed boarding inbound vessel traffic // Outbound vessel traffic remains open (Two wat traffic)

1825             Open to inbound vessel traffic // Outbound vessel traffic suspended – due to fog

 

03/19

0740               Resumed two way traffic

 

 

 

Galveston / Texas City // Open 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

 

03/12

1000          All vessel traffic resumed

 

03/13

0545          All vessel traffic suspended – due to fog

1100           All vessel traffic resumed

1500          All vessel traffic suspended – due to fog

 

03/15

1715          All vessel traffic suspended – due to fog

 

03/16

0245          All vessel traffic resumed

 

03/17

0245          All vessel traffic suspended – due to fog

1030            All vessel traffic resumed

1815            All vessel traffic suspended – due to fog

 

03/18

0735             All vessel traffic resumed

 

 

 

Freeport // Open to outbound vessel traffic only

 

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

1230       All vessel traffic resumed

1910       All vessel traffic suspended – due to fog

 

03/12

1034         All vessel traffic suspended – due to fog

1055         All vessel traffic resumed

 

03/14

0742           All vessel traffic suspended – due to fog

1100           All vessel traffic resumed

 

03/15

0105           Inbound vessel traffic suspended – due to fog // Outbound vessel traffic remains open

0110           All vessel traffic suspended – due to fog

1200           All vessel traffic resumed

1316           lnbound vessel traffic suspended – due to fog // Outbound vessel traffic remains open

1400           Open to all vessel traffic

 

03/16

0100          All vessel traffic suspended – due to fog

0430          Open to all vessel traffic

 

03/17    

0045           All vessel traffic suspended – due to fog    

1230           Open to all vessel traffic

1630           All vessel traffic suspended – due to fog

 

03/18

0730            Resumed boarding all traffic

 

03/29

1445              Inbound vessel traffic suspended – due to high winds and strong currents // Outbound vessel traffic remains open

2340                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

<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">Mostly Cloudy

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low            56° 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  29.87 in / 1011.9 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      10 miles

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

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

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

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

Mostly Cloudy

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently     74° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low             62° 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     91%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  29.88 in / 1011.6 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint    71° F

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind     W 12 mph

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

Fog / Mist

<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             58° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High            81° 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   30.03 in / 1016.7 mb

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Visibility         6  miles

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

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

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

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 56. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

Thursday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.

Friday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81.

Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.

Sunday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83.

Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71.

Monday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85.<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">A 20 percent chance of showers before 10am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. Breezy, with a west wind 10 to 20 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.

Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. North wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 72. East wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. Southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72.

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

Friday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 72.

Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72.

Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80.

Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74.

Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80.<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. West wind 10 to 15 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 58. Northeast wind around 10 mph.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 73. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Southeast wind around 10 mph.

Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71.

Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79.

Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 70. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70.

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

Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73.

Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81.<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) @ 0704 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0.3 ft Falling = 45’03”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0.3 ft Steady = 45’03”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0.8 ft Steady = 45’08”

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

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

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

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

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 0704 hrs

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">8 knots from WNW gusts to 12 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">5 knots from W gusts to 9 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 W gusts to 16 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">10 knots from W gusts to 14 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 311020

CWFHGX

 

Coastal Waters Forecast

National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX

520 AM CDT Tue Mar 31 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.

 

GMZ300-312315-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

520 AM CDT Tue Mar 31 2020

 

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

Moderate offshore winds will result in breezy conditions across

the bays and local waters today, possibly continuing over the

offshore waters through Wednesday morning. The onshore flow is set

to return Wednesday night. A wet weather pattern is forecast to

set up Thursday on through the upcoming weekend with the greatest

potential for showers and thunderstorms Friday and Saturday.

 

$$

 

GMZ335-312315-

Galveston Bay-

520 AM CDT Tue Mar 31 2020

 

...Small Craft Should Exercise Caution...

 

.TODAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots early this morning becoming

north 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters choppy. A slight chance of

showers early in the morning.

.TONIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northeast after

midnight. Bay waters slightly choppy.

.WEDNESDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southeast in the

afternoon. Bay waters slightly choppy.

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

slightly choppy.

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

choppy. A slight chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms in

the afternoon.

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

slightly choppy. A slight chance of showers and isolated

thunderstorms.

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

choppy. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the

morning, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the

afternoon.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth. A

chance of showers and thunderstorms.

.SATURDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth. Showers

and thunderstorms likely.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds around 10 knots. Bay waters smooth

to slightly choppy. A chance of showers in the evening. Isolated

thunderstorms. A slight chance of showers after midnight.

 

$$

 

GMZ330-312315-

Matagorda Bay-

520 AM CDT Tue Mar 31 2020

 

...Small Craft Should Exercise Caution...

 

.TODAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots early this morning becoming

north 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters choppy.

.TONIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northeast after

midnight. Bay waters slightly choppy.

.WEDNESDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southeast in the

afternoon. Bay waters slightly choppy.

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

slightly choppy.

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

choppy. A slight chance of showers. Isolated thunderstorms in the

afternoon.

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

slightly choppy.

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

choppy. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the

morning, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the

afternoon.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots becoming east

after midnight. Bay waters smooth to slightly choppy. Showers and

thunderstorms likely.

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

slightly choppy. Showers and thunderstorms likely.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds around 10 knots. Bay waters smooth

to slightly choppy. A slight chance of showers and isolated

thunderstorms.

 

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GMZ350-355-312315-

Coastal waters from Freeport to Matagorda Ship Channel TX out

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

520 AM CDT Tue Mar 31 2020

 

...Small Craft Should Exercise Caution...

 

.TODAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots early this morning becoming

north 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. A slight chance of showers

early in the morning.

.TONIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northeast after

midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

.WEDNESDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

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

3 feet.

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

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to

10 to 15 knots after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 feet.

.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 feet. A slight

chance of showers and thunderstorms.

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

chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then showers

and thunderstorms likely after midnight.

.SATURDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Showers

and thunderstorms likely.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 feet. A

slight chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms.

 

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GMZ370-375-312315-

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-

520 AM CDT Tue Mar 31 2020

 

...Small Craft Should Exercise Caution...

 

.TODAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots early this morning becoming

north 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.

.TONIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northeast after

midnight. Seas 3 to 4 feet.

.WEDNESDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.

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

4 feet.

.THURSDAY...Southeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to

10 to 15 knots after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 feet.

.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A

slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

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

of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then showers and

thunderstorms likely after midnight.

.SATURDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Showers

and thunderstorms likely.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 feet. A

slight chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms.

 

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NOAA Houston/Galveston Weather<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

http://www.srh.noaa.gov/hgx/<span-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">NOAA USGULF Offshore Waters Weather

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">KHOU WEATHER

http://www.khou.com/weather/<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#1F497D">

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Galveston WEB Cams

https://www.galveston.com/webcams/

 

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Kemah WEB Cams

https://saltwater-recon.com/kemah-seabrook/

https://www.weatherbug.com/weather-camera/

 

 

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Baytown WEB Cams

https://www.weatherbug.com/weather-camera/   

https://www.meteoblue.com/en/weather/forecast/webcams/baytown_united-states-of-america_4672731

 

 

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Port of Houston Authority<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#1F497D">

http://www.portofhouston.com/<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#1F497D">

ACOE Project Depth for Houston Ship Channel<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#1F497D">

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<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">45 feet/13.72 meters up to Shell / Enterprise

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">40 feet/12.19 meters up to S.P. Slip

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">36 feet/10.97 meters to the Turning Basin

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">40 feet/12.19 meters Barbour’s Cut Channel

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">40 feet/12.19 meters Bayport Channel <span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Please note the above information is based on the Corp of Engineers – Project draft for the Houston Ship Channel, if you have a question regarding deep draft in Houston Ship Channel or alongside a berth, please contact our operations department

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">HSC Air Drafts Restrictions

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

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

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Fred Hartman

<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

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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.