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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:Saturday, April 11, 2020
Priority:Normal
Notice:

 

 

April 11, 2020            Saturday

 

 

                

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

 

 

NOAA Weather

GMZ300-112130-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

405 AM CDT Sat Apr 11 2020

 

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

Moderate to strong onshore winds are expected to continue through

this evening, approaching 20 to 25 knots in the overnight hours

and into tomorrow morning. As a result, caution flags have been

extended through 4 AM Sunday for both the bays and coastal

waters. A Small Craft Advisory will go into effect for the

offshore waters beginning at 4 AM Sunday, and will extend to

include the nearshore waters at 10 AM. A surface cold front

will move through the area Sunday afternoon, accompanied by

showers and thunderstorms. A mainly moderate offshore flow

will develop in its wake, and offshore flow will persist through

Tuesday. Mainly moderate northeast winds can be expected Monday

night through Wednesday night.

 

$$

 

 

 

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 // Open to all vessel traffic

04/07

0745       Closed to all vessel traffic – account fog

1358       Resumed boarding all vessel traffic

 

04/08

0445       Closed to all vessel traffic – account fog

1315       Resumed boarding all vessel traffic

 

 

 

Freeport // Open to all vessel

04/07

0515       Closed to all vessel traffic – account fog

1130       Open to outbound vessel traffic only

1600       Open to all vessel traffic

 

04/08

0700       Closed to all vessel traffic – account fog

1200       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">Saturday

<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    65° 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           77° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  29.91 in / 1013.4 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint    56° 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     E 8 mph

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

Fair

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High             76° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  29.92 in / 1013.2 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint    62° 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    E 13 mph

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

Fair

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently     66° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High            77° 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   29.90 in / 1012.3 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint     61° 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         E 3 mph

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9am. Some of the storms could be severe. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Tonight: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 11pm. Some of the storms could be severe. Cloudy, with a low around 73. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 1pm. Some of the storms could be severe. Cloudy through mid-morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 85. Breezy, with a south wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 52. West wind 10 to 15 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.

Monday: Mostly cloudy, then gradual clearing during the afternoon, with a high near 69. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 52.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.

Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 48.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 67.

Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 53.

Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.

Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.

Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 78.<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Breezy, with a southeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Windy, with a southeast wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

Sunday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm. Cloudy, then gradual clearing during the afternoon, with a high near 83. Windy, with a south wind 20 to 25 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.

Sunday Night: Clear, with a low around 61. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

Monday: Partly sunny, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 69. Breezy, with a north wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

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

Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 71.

Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 55. Breezy.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 67. Breezy.

Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.

Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 70.

Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.

Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">A slight chance of showers between 8am and 10am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 10am. Cloudy, with a high near 77. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Sunday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2pm. Cloudy, then gradual clearing during the afternoon, with a high near 85. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.

Sunday Night: Clear, with a low around 57. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 69. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

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

Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 71.

Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 54.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 67.

Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.

Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.

Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.

Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 75.<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Maximum Deep Drafts - Houston / Galveston Bay

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">PORTS NOAA/NOS Water Levels (above MLLW) @ 0704 hrs

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.1 ft Rising = 46’01”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.9 ft Rising = 46’09”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">3.1 ft Rising = 48’01”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2.8 ft Rising = 47’08”

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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">4 knots from NE 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">11 knots from E gusts to 13 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">13 knots from ESE gusts to 14 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 ESE gusts to 17 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">8 knots from ESE gusts to 13 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 110905

CWFHGX

 

Coastal Waters Forecast

National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX

405 AM CDT Sat Apr 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.

 

GMZ300-112130-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

405 AM CDT Sat Apr 11 2020

 

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

Moderate to strong onshore winds are expected to continue through

this evening, approaching 20 to 25 knots in the overnight hours

and into tomorrow morning. As a result, caution flags have been

extended through 4 AM Sunday for both the bays and coastal

waters. A Small Craft Advisory will go into effect for the

offshore waters beginning at 4 AM Sunday, and will extend to

include the nearshore waters at 10 AM. A surface cold front

will move through the area Sunday afternoon, accompanied by

showers and thunderstorms. A mainly moderate offshore flow

will develop in its wake, and offshore flow will persist through

Tuesday. Mainly moderate northeast winds can be expected Monday

night through Wednesday night.

 

$$

 

GMZ335-112130-

Galveston Bay-

405 AM CDT Sat Apr 11 2020

 

...Small Craft Should Exercise Caution...

 

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

choppy. Showers and thunderstorms likely.

.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming south 10 to

15 knots after midnight. Bay waters choppy becoming slightly

choppy after midnight. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

.SUNDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west in the

afternoon. Bay waters choppy. Showers and thunderstorms likely.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest

after midnight. Bay waters choppy.

.MONDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to 15 knots

in the afternoon. Bay waters choppy becoming slightly choppy in

the afternoon.

.MONDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters

slightly choppy.

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

choppy.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters

slightly choppy.

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

choppy.

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

slightly choppy.

 

$$

 

GMZ330-112130-

Matagorda Bay-

405 AM CDT Sat Apr 11 2020

 

...Small Craft Should Exercise Caution...

 

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

choppy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

.TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly

choppy. A slight chance of showers. A slight chance of

thunderstorms after midnight.

.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west in the

afternoon. Bay waters choppy. A slight chance of showers and

thunderstorms.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest

15 to 20 knots after midnight. Bay waters slightly choppy

becoming choppy after midnight.

.MONDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters choppy.

.MONDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters

slightly choppy.

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

choppy.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters

slightly choppy.

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

choppy.

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

slightly choppy.

 

$$

 

GMZ350-355-112130-

Coastal waters from Freeport to Matagorda Ship Channel TX out

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

405 AM CDT Sat Apr 11 2020

 

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH

SUNDAY EVENING...

 

...Small Craft Should Exercise Caution...

 

.TODAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A chance

of showers and thunderstorms.

.TONIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet with

occasional seas up to 6 feet. A slight chance of showers and

thunderstorms.

.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 20 to 25 knots becoming west in the

afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to 7 feet. A

chance of showers and thunderstorms.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest

after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

.MONDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with

occasional seas up to 7 feet.

.MONDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

.TUESDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to

5 feet.

.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to

15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

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

4 feet.

 

$$

 

GMZ370-375-112130-

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-

405 AM CDT Sat Apr 11 2020

 

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH

SUNDAY EVENING...

 

...Small Craft Should Exercise Caution...

 

.TODAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with

occasional seas up to 7 feet. A chance of showers and

thunderstorms.

.TONIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 6 feet with

occasional seas up to 7 feet.

.SUNDAY...South winds 20 to 25 knots becoming west 15 to 25 knots

in the afternoon. Seas 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas up to

8 feet. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest

after midnight. Seas 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas up to

8 feet.

.MONDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with

occasional seas up to 8 feet.

.MONDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 6 feet

with occasional seas up to 7 feet.

.TUESDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 6 feet with

occasional seas up to 7 feet.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 6 feet

with occasional seas up to 7 feet.

.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet

with occasional seas up to 7 feet.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to

5 feet with occasional seas up to 6 feet.

 

$$

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

 

 

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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.