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GHPB // Port of Houston Region Status Update - April 3004/30/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/30/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/29/2020 Normal
GHPB Port of Houston Region Status Update - April 2904/29/2020 Normal
GHPB Port of Houston Region Status Update - April 2804/28/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/28/2020 Normal
USCG MSIB 2-20 Novel Coronavirus (Change 4) 04/27/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/27/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/26/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/25/2020 Normal
GHPB Port of Houston Region Status Update - April 2404/24/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/24/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/23/2020 Normal
GHPB Port of Houston Region Status Update - April 2304/23/2020 Normal
GHPB Port of Houston Region Status Update - April 2204/22/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/22/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/21/2020 Normal
GHPB // Port of Houston Region Status Update - April 2104/21/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/20/2020 Normal
GHPB Port of Houston Region Status Update - April 2004/20/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/19/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/18/2020 Normal
USCG Houston / Galveston Sector COVID-19 Vessel's Entry to Port Updated MSIB04/17/2020 Normal
GHPB Port of Houston Region Status Update - April 1704/17/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/17/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/16/2020 Normal
GHPB Port of Houston Region Status Update - April 1604/16/2020 Normal
GHPB Port of Houston Region Status Update - April 1504/15/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/15/2020 Normal
GHPB Port of Houston Region Status Update - April 1304/14/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/14/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/13/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/12/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/11/2020 Normal
USCG Washington DC CG MSIB 14-20 COVID-19: Ballast Water Management (BWM) Extension04/10/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/10/2020 Normal
GHPB Port of Houston Region Status Update - April 904/09/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/09/2020 Normal
Port of Freeport Update04/08/2020 Normal
Port of Freeport Update04/08/2020 Normal
FW: Port of Houston Region Status Update - April 804/08/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/08/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/07/2020 Normal
Port of Houston Region Status Update - April 704/07/2020 Normal
Brazos Pilots Association Notice of Port Freeport Condition Update04/07/2020 Normal
Port of Houston Region Status Update - April 604/06/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/06/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/05/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/04/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/03/2020 Normal
GHPB Port of Houston Region Status Update - April 304/03/2020 Normal
GHPB Port of Houston Region Status Update - April 204/02/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/02/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/01/2020 Normal

 Daily Port Update

Subject:Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update
Date:Tuesday, April 07, 2020
Priority:Normal
Notice:

April 07, 2020            Tuesday

 

 

                

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

 

 

NOAA Weather

GMZ300-080015-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

647 AM CDT Tue Apr 7 2020

 

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

Fog this morning should dissipate by mid-morning. South and

southwesterly winds will remain relatively light through Wednesday

night. Storms may sag into the coastal areas Thursday morning

bringing varying winds along with showers and thunderstorms. A  cold

front should arrive late Thursday with moderate gusty  offshore

winds into Friday becoming more easterly early this  weekend.

Scattered showers will be possible Thursday through the  weekend.  

 

$$

 

 

 

Houston // Open to all vessel traffic

 

 

Galveston / Texas City // Closed to all vessel traffic – account fog

04/07

0747       Closed to all vessel traffic – account fog

 

Freeport // Closed to outbound vessel traffic only

04/07

0515       Closed to all vessel traffic – account 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">Fog / Mist

<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            71° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High           87° 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  29.99 in / 1016.1 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint    72° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Visibility        4 miles

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

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

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

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

Fog

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently     75° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low             73° 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  30.00 in / 1016.0 mb

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind     S 7 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     74° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low             72° 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      97%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer   30.00 in / 1015.8 mb

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Visibility         0.75  miles

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

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

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

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Areas of dense fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 87. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

Wednesday: Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Southwest wind around 5 mph.

Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. Southwest wind around 5 mph.

Thursday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Thursday Night: Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

Friday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 74. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

Friday Night: Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

Saturday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

Saturday Night: Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 81.

Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 61.

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Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Areas of fog before 10am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 81. South wind around 10 mph.

Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. South wind around 10 mph.

Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 82. Southwest wind around 10 mph.

Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. South wind 10 to 15 mph.

Thursday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Southwest wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

Thursday Night: Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

Friday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 73. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Friday Night: Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Saturday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Saturday Night: Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

Sunday: Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Sunny, with a high near 78. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 68.

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

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Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Patchy dense fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. South wind around 10 mph.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

Thursday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Southwest wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

Thursday Night: Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

Friday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 74. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Friday Night: Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Saturday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Saturday Night: Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 79.

Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 65.

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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) @ 0840 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2.5 ft Rising = 47’05”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2.2 ft Steady = 47’02”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2.3 ft Steady = 47’03”

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.8 ft Falling = 46’08”

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 0840 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">4 knots from SSW 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">6 knots from SSW gusts to 7 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">5 knots from SSW gusts to 6 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">4 knots from S gusts to 6 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 071147

CWFHGX

 

Coastal Waters Forecast

National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX

647 AM CDT Tue Apr 7 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.

 

GMZ300-080015-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

647 AM CDT Tue Apr 7 2020

 

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

Fog this morning should dissipate by mid-morning. South and

southwesterly winds will remain relatively light through Wednesday

night. Storms may sag into the coastal areas Thursday morning

bringing varying winds along with showers and thunderstorms. A  cold

front should arrive late Thursday with moderate gusty  offshore

winds into Friday becoming more easterly early this  weekend.

Scattered showers will be possible Thursday through the  weekend.  

 

$$

 

GMZ335-080015-

Galveston Bay-

647 AM CDT Tue Apr 7 2020

 

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM CDT THIS MORNING...

 

.REST OF TODAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth.

Patchy dense fog with visibility 1 NM or less early.

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

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

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters

smooth.

.THURSDAY...South winds around 5 knots. Bay waters smooth.

Scattered showers in the morning. Isolated thunderstorms. Showers

likely in the afternoon.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast

10 to 15 knots after midnight. Bay waters smooth becoming

slightly choppy after midnight. Scattered showers and isolated

thunderstorms.

.FRIDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly choppy.

Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly

choppy. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.

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

choppy. Scattered showers in the morning. Isolated thunderstorms.

Showers likely in the afternoon.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots becoming south

after midnight. Bay waters smooth to slightly choppy becoming

slightly choppy after midnight. Scattered showers and isolated

thunderstorms.

 

$$

 

GMZ330-080015-

Matagorda Bay-

647 AM CDT Tue Apr 7 2020

 

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM CDT THIS MORNING...

 

.REST OF TODAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth.

Patchy dense fog with visibility 1 NM or less early in the

morning.

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

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

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

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

Isolated showers in the morning. Isolated thunderstorms.

Scattered showers in the afternoon.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly

choppy. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.

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

choppy. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly

choppy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.

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

choppy. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.

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

to slightly choppy. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.

 

$$

 

GMZ350-355-080015-

Coastal waters from Freeport to Matagorda Ship Channel TX out

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

647 AM CDT Tue Apr 7 2020

 

.REST OF TODAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

Areas of fog early this morning.

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

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

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

.THURSDAY...South winds around 5 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

Isolated showers in the morning. Isolated thunderstorms.

Scattered showers in the afternoon.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to

3 feet. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.

.FRIDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.

Isolated showers and thunderstorms.

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

Scattered showers in the morning. Isolated thunderstorms. Showers

likely in the afternoon.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.

 

$$

 

GMZ370-375-080015-

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-

647 AM CDT Tue Apr 7 2020

 

.REST OF TODAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

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

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

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.

.THURSDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Isolated

showers in the morning. Isolated thunderstorms. Scattered showers

in the afternoon.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to

15 to 20 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Scattered

showers in the evening. Isolated thunderstorms. Isolated showers

after midnight.

.FRIDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with

occasional seas up to 7 feet. Scattered showers and isolated

thunderstorms.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with

occasional seas up to 7 feet. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.

.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with

occasional seas up to 7 feet. Scattered showers and isolated

thunderstorms.

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

20 knots after midnight. Seas 4 to 5 feet with occasional seas up

to 6 feet. Scattered showers in the evening. Isolated

thunderstorms. Isolated showers after midnight.

 

$$

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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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<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

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<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-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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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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<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.