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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:Tuesday, April 14, 2020
Priority:Normal
Notice:

 

April 14, 2020            Tuesday

 

 

                

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

 

 

NOAA Weather

GMZ300-142130-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

332 AM CDT Tue Apr 14 2020

 

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

Moderate to strong northeast winds look to continue through mid-

as a reinforcing front moves into the coastal waters. As a result,

the previously issued caution flags have been continued through

the afternoon. Additionally, a Small Craft Advisory will be in

effect for the western Gulf waters from 9AM to 5PM today.

Additional caution flags and/or advisories are likely to be needed

through Wednesday. By Thursday, surface high pressure exits

eastward and an onshore flow pattern redevelops. The next cold

front is on track to approach the region over the weekend.

 

$$

 

 

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)

 

04/12

1735       All vessel traffic stopped due to vessel anchored in channel  below Bayport and above Texas City ship channel

                 –  due to loss of power

2055       All vessel traffic resumed

 

 

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">Tuesday

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently    54° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low            50° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High           70° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity    67%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  30.16 in / 1021.6 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint    43° 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    49° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind     NE 18 mph, Gusts up to 23 mph

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

Overcast

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently     55° 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             71° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  30.14 in / 1020.7 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint    47° 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     51° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind    N 15 mph, Gusts up to 24 mph

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

Overcast

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently     52° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low             53° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity      80%

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint     46° 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     48° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind         N 13 mph

Today: <span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black;background:white">Mostly sunny, with a high near 70. North wind around 10 mph.<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 50. North wind around 10 mph.

Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 70. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 52. North wind around 5 mph becoming east after midnight.

Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 77. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.

Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.

Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 82.

Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.

Saturday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

Sunday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.

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

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 83.<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

Today: <span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Sunny, with a high near 71. Breezy, with a northeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 56. Windy, with a northeast wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 69. Breezy, with a northeast wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.

Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 61. East wind 5 to 15 mph.

Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 73. East wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.

Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 77.

Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.

Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 77.

Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

Sunday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.

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

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 76.<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

 

Today: <span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black;background:white">Mostly sunny, with a high near 72. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 53. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 69. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph.

Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 57. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 74. East wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

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

Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.

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

Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 77.

Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

Sunday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 82.

Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 66.

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 78.<span-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) @ 0944 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0.1 ft Rising = 45’01”

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 0944 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">7 knots from NE gusts to 13 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">12 knots from NNE gusts to 17 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">14 knots from NNE gusts to 19 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">18 knots from NNE gusts to 21 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">12 knots from NNE gusts to 18 knots

 

 

 

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<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">MARSEC LEVEL 1

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

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<span-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:#1F497D">NOAA Weather Galveston Bay & Matagorda Bay

https://tgftp.nws.noaa.gov/data/raw/fz/fzus54.khgx.cwf.hgx.txt<span-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">

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FZUS54 KHGX 140832

CWFHGX

 

Coastal Waters Forecast

National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX

332 AM CDT Tue Apr 14 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.

 

GMZ300-142130-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

332 AM CDT Tue Apr 14 2020

 

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

Moderate to strong northeast winds look to continue through mid-

as a reinforcing front moves into the coastal waters. As a result,

the previously issued caution flags have been continued through

the afternoon. Additionally, a Small Craft Advisory will be in

effect for the western Gulf waters from 9AM to 5PM today.

Additional caution flags and/or advisories are likely to be needed

through Wednesday. By Thursday, surface high pressure exits

eastward and an onshore flow pattern redevelops. The next cold

front is on track to approach the region over the weekend.

 

$$

 

GMZ335-142130-

Galveston Bay-

332 AM CDT Tue Apr 14 2020

 

...Small Craft Should Exercise Caution...

 

.TODAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly choppy.

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

.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 5 to

10 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters choppy becoming smooth in

the afternoon.

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

.THURSDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast 10 to

15 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters smooth becoming slightly

choppy in the afternoon.

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

slightly choppy.

.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east in the

afternoon. Bay waters smooth. A slight chance of showers.

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

A slight chance of showers.

.SATURDAY...Northeast winds around 10 knots becoming east in the

afternoon. Bay waters smooth to slightly choppy. A slight chance

of showers.

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

smooth to slightly choppy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

 

$$

 

GMZ330-142130-

Matagorda Bay-

332 AM CDT Tue Apr 14 2020

 

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

choppy.

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

.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to

10 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters slightly choppy becoming

smooth in the afternoon.

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

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

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

smooth.

.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east in the

afternoon. Bay waters smooth becoming smooth to slightly choppy

in the afternoon. A slight chance of showers.

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

smooth to slightly choppy.

.SATURDAY...Northeast winds around 10 knots becoming east in the

afternoon. Bay waters smooth to slightly choppy. A slight chance

of showers and thunderstorms.

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

slightly choppy becoming smooth to slightly choppy after midnight.

A slight chance of showers.

 

$$

 

GMZ355-375-142130-

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

Waters from High Island to Freeport TX from 20 to 60 NM-

332 AM CDT Tue Apr 14 2020

 

...Small Craft Should Exercise Caution...

 

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

.TONIGHT...North winds around 20 knots becoming northeast 20 to

25 knots after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 feet building to 5 to 7 feet

with occasional seas up to 8 feet after midnight.

.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 25 knots becoming 15 to

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

up to 8 feet.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

.THURSDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

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

5 feet.

.FRIDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots becoming east in the

afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet. A slight chance of showers in the

afternoon.

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

slight chance of showers.

.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming east in the

afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A slight chance of showers.

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

4 feet. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

 

$$

 

GMZ350-370-142130-

Coastal waters from Freeport to Matagorda Ship Channel TX out

20 NM-

Waters from Freeport to Matagorda Ship Channel TX from 20 to

60 NM-

332 AM CDT Tue Apr 14 2020

 

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM CDT THIS MORNING

THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

 

...Small Craft Should Exercise Caution...

 

.TODAY...Northeast winds around 20 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet with

occasional seas up to 6 feet.

.TONIGHT...North winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northeast 20 to

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

to 6 feet building to 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas up to

8 feet after midnight.

.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 6 to 8 feet

with occasional seas up to 10 feet.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

.THURSDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

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

4 feet.

.FRIDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots becoming east in the

afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A slight chance of showers.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.

A slight chance of showers.

.SATURDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. A slight

chance of showers.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to

5 feet with occasional seas up to 6 feet. A slight chance of

showers.

 

$$

 

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

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

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

http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/text/MIAOFFNT4.shtml<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#1F497D">

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

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

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

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

 

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

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

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

 

 

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

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

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

 

 

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

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

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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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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.