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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:Friday, April 17, 2020
Priority:Normal
Notice:

 

April 17, 2020            Friday

 

 

                

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

 

 

NOAA Weather

GMZ300-172130-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

415 AM CDT Fri Apr 17 2020

 

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

A light onshore flow is expected today ahead of a weak cold front.

The front will cross the coastal waters early this evening and

stall. The front will return north on Saturday afternoon as a

warm front and winds behind the front will veer to the east and

southeast. Onshore winds will prevail until a second cold front

crosses the coastal waters late Sunday 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)

 

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">Friday

<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    68° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low            63° 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    84%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  30.00 in / 1016.3 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint    63° 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     SE 6 mph

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

Mostly Cloudy

<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             68° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High            78° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity      84%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  30.01 in / 1016.1 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint    67° 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    SE 12 mph

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

Overcast

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently     68° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low             66° 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      90%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer   30.01 in / 1016.0 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint     65° 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 chance of showers between 1pm and 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Cloudy, with a high near 80. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then a slight chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 63. Light and variable wind becoming north 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Saturday: A slight chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 10am. Cloudy, with a high near 76. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Southeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

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

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 84.

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

Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.

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

Wednesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85.

Wednesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70.

Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Sunny, with a high near 86.<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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Today: <span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black;background:white">A slight chance of showers between 1pm and 2pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then a slight chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 68. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Saturday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 10am. Cloudy, with a high near 76. North wind around 15 mph becoming east in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Saturday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. East wind around 15 mph becoming south after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Sunday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

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

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 80.

Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 70.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.

Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 73.

Wednesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82.

Wednesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73.

Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Sunny, with a high near 81.

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Southeast wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then a slight chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 66. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Saturday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 10am. Cloudy, with a high near 75. North wind around 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. East wind 10 to 15 mph becoming south after midnight.

Sunday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. South wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

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

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 80.

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

Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.

Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 73.

Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82.

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

Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Sunny, with a high near 84.<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) @ 0739 hrs

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

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

<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">1.8 ft Steady = 46’08”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.5 ft Rising = 46’05”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.5 ft Falling = 46’05’

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 0739 hrs

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">6 knots from ESE gusts to 8 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">6 knots from SE 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">11 knots from SE gusts to 13 knots

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

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

 

 

 

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

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FZUS54 KHGX 170915

CWFHGX

 

Coastal Waters Forecast

National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX

415 AM CDT Fri Apr 17 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.

 

GMZ300-172130-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

415 AM CDT Fri Apr 17 2020

 

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

A light onshore flow is expected today ahead of a weak cold front.

The front will cross the coastal waters early this evening and

stall. The front will return north on Saturday afternoon as a

warm front and winds behind the front will veer to the east and

southeast. Onshore winds will prevail until a second cold front

crosses the coastal waters late Sunday night.

 

$$

 

GMZ335-172130-

Galveston Bay-

415 AM CDT Fri Apr 17 2020

 

.TODAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to

10 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters slightly choppy becoming

smooth in the afternoon. A slight chance of showers and

thunderstorms in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north after

midnight. Bay waters smooth. A chance of showers and

thunderstorms in the evening, then a slight chance of showers

after midnight.

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

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

early in the morning, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms

in the late morning and afternoon.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south

after midnight. Bay waters slightly choppy. A slight chance of

showers and thunderstorms.

.SUNDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest 10 to

15 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters smooth becoming slightly

choppy in the afternoon. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in

the morning, then showers and thunderstorms likely in the

afternoon.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north after

midnight. Bay waters smooth.

.MONDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east in the

afternoon. Bay waters smooth.

.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth.

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

choppy.

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

slightly choppy.

 

$$

 

GMZ330-172130-

Matagorda Bay-

415 AM CDT Fri Apr 17 2020

 

.TODAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth. A

slight chance of showers and thunderstorms early in the

afternoon. A chance of showers and thunderstorms late.

.TONIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast 10 to

15 knots after midnight. Bay waters smooth becoming slightly

choppy after midnight. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in

the evening, then a slight chance of showers after midnight.

.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming east 5 to

10 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters slightly choppy becoming

smooth in the afternoon. A slight chance of showers and isolated

thunderstorms early in the morning, then a chance of showers and

thunderstorms in the late morning and afternoon.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south 10 to

15 knots after midnight. Bay waters smooth becoming slightly

choppy after midnight. A slight chance of showers and

thunderstorms after midnight.

.SUNDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west in the

afternoon. Bay waters smooth becoming smooth to slightly choppy

in the afternoon. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast after

midnight. Bay waters smooth.

.MONDAY...Northeast winds around 5 knots becoming east in the

afternoon. Bay waters smooth.

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

smooth to slightly choppy.

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

choppy.

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

slightly choppy.

 

$$

 

GMZ350-355-172130-

Coastal waters from Freeport to Matagorda Ship Channel TX out

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

415 AM CDT Fri Apr 17 2020

 

...Small Craft Should Exercise Caution This Morning...

 

.TODAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to

10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A slight chance of

showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast 10 to

15 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A chance of showers

and thunderstorms in the evening, then a slight chance of showers

after midnight.

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

afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A slight chance of showers and

isolated thunderstorms early in the morning, then a chance of

showers and thunderstorms in the late morning and afternoon.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south

after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A slight chance of showers and

thunderstorms after midnight.

.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. A

chance of showers and thunderstorms.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north 5 to

10 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

.MONDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east in the

afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 3 to

4 feet.

 

$$

 

GMZ370-375-172130-

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-

415 AM CDT Fri Apr 17 2020

 

...Small Craft Should Exercise Caution...

 

.TODAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet. A

slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A chance

of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then a slight chance

of showers after midnight.

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

afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A slight chance of showers in the

morning. A slight chance of thunderstorms late in the morning,

then a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.

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

3 feet.

.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. A

slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then a

chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north 5 to

10 knots after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

.MONDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.

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

.TUESDAY...Southeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 3 to

5 feet.

 

$$

 

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

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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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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

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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.