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SubjectDatePriority
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:Wednesday, April 08, 2020
Priority:Normal
Notice:

April 08, 2020            Wednesday

 

 

                

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

 

 

NOAA Weather

GMZ300-082230-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

445 AM CDT Wed Apr 8 2020

 

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

Patchy fog possible again this morning in the bays for a few

hours. Otherwise southerly flow will continue with increasing rain

chances this afternoon and again on Thursday with a cold front.

Strong thunderstorms may be possible late Thursday. Expect

increasing offshore flow Thursday night into Friday in the wake of

the front. Winds will then turn easterly and strengthen again. Yet

another cold front will push off the coast early Monday.

 

$$

 

 

 

Houston // Open to all vessel traffic

04/07

 

1125       closed to all vessel traffic – due to fog

1245       Resumed inbound vessel traffic / Outbound vessel traffic remains open (2 way traffic)

 

 

 

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

04/07

0747       Closed to all vessel traffic – account fog

1358         Resumed boarding all vessel traffic

 

 

 

Freeport // Closed to outbound vessel traffic only

04/07

0515       Closed to all vessel traffic – account fog

1130         Open to outbound vessel traffic only

1600         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">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    75° 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           90° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity    88%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  29.87 in / 1012.0 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        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     S 6 mph

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

Overcast

<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             80° 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  29.90 in / 1012.5 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         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 6 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     73° 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      94%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer   29.88 in / 1011.9 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         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         S 8 mph

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 10am. Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 90. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Tonight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. South wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Thursday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Thursday Night: Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 65. Light and variable wind becoming northeast 5 to 10 mph in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

Friday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. East wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Friday Night: Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Saturday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

Saturday Night: Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

Sunday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 1pm. Sunny, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 59.

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 76.

Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 54.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. South wind 10 to 15 mph.

Tonight: Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 9pm. Patchy fog after 4am. Otherwise, increasing clouds, with a low around 73. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Thursday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Patchy fog before 7am. Otherwise, cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 82. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

Thursday Night: Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 67. East wind 10 to 15 mph becoming north in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

Friday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 74. Breezy, with a northeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Friday Night: Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Saturday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

Saturday Night: Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

Sunday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 1pm. Sunny, with a high near 79. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

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

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 78. Breezy.

Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 60.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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

Tonight: Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 10pm. Patchy fog after 4am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Thursday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Patchy fog before 7am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. South wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Thursday Night: Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 68. South wind 5 to 15 mph becoming north in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

Friday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 74. Breezy, with a northeast wind 10 to 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Friday Night: Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Saturday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

Saturday Night: Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

Sunday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 1pm. Sunny, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 64.

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 76.

Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 73.<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) @ 0635 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">1.6 ft Rising = 46’06”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2.1 ft Steady = 47’01”

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2.4 ft Steady = 47’04”

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 0635 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">3 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">8 knots from SSW gusts to 11 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 SW gusts to 8 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">4 knots from SW gusts to 7 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 080945

CWFHGX

 

Coastal Waters Forecast

National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX

445 AM CDT Wed Apr 8 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.

 

GMZ300-082230-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

445 AM CDT Wed Apr 8 2020

 

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

Patchy fog possible again this morning in the bays for a few

hours. Otherwise southerly flow will continue with increasing rain

chances this afternoon and again on Thursday with a cold front.

Strong thunderstorms may be possible late Thursday. Expect

increasing offshore flow Thursday night into Friday in the wake of

the front. Winds will then turn easterly and strengthen again. Yet

another cold front will push off the coast early Monday.

 

 

$$

 

GMZ335-082230-

Galveston Bay-

445 AM CDT Wed Apr 8 2020

 

.TODAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south 10 to

15 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters smooth becoming slightly

choppy in the afternoon. Patchy fog in the morning. Isolated

showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.

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

Isolated showers and thunderstorms early in the evening. Patchy

fog late.

.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast in

the afternoon. Bay waters smooth. Scattered showers and isolated

thunderstorms in the afternoon.

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

smooth. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms. Some may be

strong.

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

choppy. Isolated showers in the morning. Isolated thunderstorms.

Scattered showers in the afternoon.

.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 in the morning. Isolated thunderstorms.

Showers likely in the afternoon.

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

to slightly choppy. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.

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

slightly choppy. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms in

the morning.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...West winds around 10 knots. Bay waters smooth to

slightly choppy.

 

$$

 

GMZ330-082230-

Matagorda Bay-

445 AM CDT Wed Apr 8 2020

 

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

fog early in the morning. Isolated showers and thunderstorms in

the late morning and afternoon.

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

showers and thunderstorms early in the evening. Patchy fog in the

late evening and overnight.

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

Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms in the afternoon.

Some may be strong.

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

smooth. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.

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

choppy. Isolated showers in the morning. Isolated thunderstorms.

Scattered showers in the afternoon.

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

choppy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.

.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south in the

afternoon. Bay waters slightly choppy. Scattered showers and

isolated thunderstorms.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds around 10 knots becoming southwest

after midnight. Bay waters smooth to slightly choppy. Scattered

showers and isolated thunderstorms.

.SUNDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly choppy.

Isolated showers and thunderstorms in the morning.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth.

 

$$

 

GMZ350-355-082230-

Coastal waters from Freeport to Matagorda Ship Channel TX out

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

445 AM CDT Wed Apr 8 2020

 

.TODAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Patchy

fog in the morning. Isolated showers and thunderstorms late.

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

Isolated showers and thunderstorms early in the evening. Patchy

fog in the late evening and overnight.

.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south in the

afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Scattered showers and isolated

thunderstorms in the afternoon.

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

3 feet. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms. Some may be

strong.

.FRIDAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet building to

3 to 5 feet in the afternoon. Isolated showers in the morning.

Isolated thunderstorms. Scattered showers in the afternoon.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

Isolated showers and thunderstorms after midnight.

.SATURDAY...Southeast winds around 15 knots becoming 10 to

15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Scattered showers

and isolated thunderstorms.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest

after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Scattered showers and isolated

thunderstorms.

.SUNDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Scattered

showers and isolated thunderstorms in the morning.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

 

$$

 

GMZ370-375-082230-

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-

445 AM CDT Wed Apr 8 2020

 

.TODAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Patchy

fog early in the morning.

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

late.

.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south in the

afternoon. Seas 2 feet. Isolated showers and thunderstorms in the

afternoon.

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

4 feet. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms. Some may be

strong.

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

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

.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with

occasional seas up to 8 feet. Isolated showers and thunderstorms

after midnight.

.SATURDAY...Southeast winds around 15 knots becoming 10 to

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

up to 6 feet. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.

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

Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.

.SUNDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet with

occasional seas up to 6 feet. Isolated showers and thunderstorms

in the morning.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

 

$$

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

197’ (Morgan’s Point)

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

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

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

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

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

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<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">

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

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

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

 

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Army Corp of Engineers

http://www.swg.usace.army.mil/<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#1F497D">

http://www.swg.usace.army.mil/Missions/Navigation.aspx<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Houston Pilots Association

http://www.houston-pilots.com/<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#051423">Galveston Texas City Pilots

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

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

www.brazospilots.com

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NOAA

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

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

National Data Buoy Center

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

Oceanweather, Inc.<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.