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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:Monday, April 20, 2020
Priority:Normal
Notice:

April 20, 2020            Monday

 

 

                

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

 

 

NOAA Weather

GMZ300-202115-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

329 AM CDT Mon Apr 20 2020

 

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

Areas of dense sea fog will continue through the mid morning hours

before dissipating. There again remains the possibility of sea

fog developing again tonight but the threat is not as high as last

night. Onshore flow increases Tuesday ahead of an approaching low

pressure system with the winds approaching caution flag criteria

in the offshore waters Tuesday night into Wednesday morning. The

associated cold front will move through the waters late Wednesday

into Thursday morning bringing with it showers and thunderstorms

and a return to offshore flow Thursday night into Friday.

 

$$

 

 

 

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

 

04/19

0350       All vessel traffic suspended – due to fog

1140       Resumed Outbound vessel traffic only

1405       Resumed boarding inbound vessel traffic and remains boarding outbound vessel traffic

2225       All vessel traffic suspended – due to fog 

 

04/20

0715        All vessel traffic resumed

 

 

 

Galveston / Texas City // Open to 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

 

04/19

0400       All vessel traffic suspended – due to fog

0800       All vessel traffic will resumed 

 

04/20

0300       All vessel traffic suspended – due to fog

0830       All vessel traffic resumed

 

 

 

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">Monday

<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    67° 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           86° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity    87%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  29.88 in / 1012.3 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        3 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     NE 8 mph

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

Fog / Mist

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently     69° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low             69° 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      93%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  29.89 in / 1012.1 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        4 miles

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind    E 7 mph

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

Fog / Mist

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently     70° 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            80° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity      93%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer   29.88 in / 1011.8 mb

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind         SE 10 mph

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Southeast wind around 5 mph.

Tuesday: Patchy fog between 8am and 9am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 84. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

Wednesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Wednesday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.

Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 85.

Thursday Night: Clear, with a low around 65.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 89.

Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 67.

Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Sunny, with a high near 82.

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

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Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 77. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

Tonight: Patchy fog before 3am, then patchy fog after 4am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Southeast wind around 10 mph.

Tuesday: Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 76. East wind 5 to 15 mph.

Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Wednesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Wednesday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72.

Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 81.

Thursday Night: Clear, with a low around 71.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 81.

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

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 79.

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

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Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 80. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

Tonight: Patchy fog before 4am, then patchy fog after 5am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

Tuesday: Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 78. East wind 5 to 15 mph.

Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Wednesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Wednesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71.

Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 83.

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

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 83.

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

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 81.

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

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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">1.4 ft Falling = 46’04”

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.4 ft Falling = 46’04”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.4 ft Falling = 46’04”

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

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

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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">5 knots from NNE 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 E gusts to 8 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">4 knots from E 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">8 knots from NE gusts to 10 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">6 knots from NE gusts to 8 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 200829

CWFHGX

 

Coastal Waters Forecast

National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX

329 AM CDT Mon Apr 20 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.

 

GMZ300-202115-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

329 AM CDT Mon Apr 20 2020

 

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

Areas of dense sea fog will continue through the mid morning hours

before dissipating. There again remains the possibility of sea

fog developing again tonight but the threat is not as high as last

night. Onshore flow increases Tuesday ahead of an approaching low

pressure system with the winds approaching caution flag criteria

in the offshore waters Tuesday night into Wednesday morning. The

associated cold front will move through the waters late Wednesday

into Thursday morning bringing with it showers and thunderstorms

and a return to offshore flow Thursday night into Friday.

 

$$

 

GMZ335-202115-

Galveston Bay-

329 AM CDT Mon Apr 20 2020

 

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

 

.TODAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast in the

afternoon. Bay waters smooth. Patchy dense fog early in the

morning.

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

Patchy fog after midnight.

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

15 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters smooth becoming slightly

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

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

slightly choppy.

.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds around 15 knots. Bay waters slightly

choppy to choppy. A slight chance of showers in the morning.

Isolated thunderstorms. A chance of showers in the afternoon.

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

after midnight. Bay waters slightly choppy becoming smooth to

slightly choppy after midnight. Showers likely in the evening.

Isolated thunderstorms. A chance of showers after midnight.

.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north 5 to

10 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters slightly choppy becoming

smooth in the afternoon.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 5 knots becoming south

after midnight. Bay waters smooth.

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

.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northeast

after midnight. Bay waters slightly choppy.

 

$$

 

GMZ355-202115-

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

329 AM CDT Mon Apr 20 2020

 

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

 

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

early in the morning.

.TONIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

Patchy fog after midnight.

.TUESDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots

in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Patchy fog in the morning.

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

4 feet.

.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. A

slight chance of showers in the morning. Isolated thunderstorms.

A chance of showers in the afternoon.

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

after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 feet. A chance of showers and

isolated thunderstorms.

.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north 5 to

10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to

3 feet.

.FRIDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northeast

after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

 

$$

 

GMZ370-375-202115-

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-

329 AM CDT Mon Apr 20 2020

 

.TODAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east in the

afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Patchy fog early in the morning.

.TONIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 3 feet. Patchy

fog after midnight.

.TUESDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Patchy

fog early in the morning.

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

5 feet.

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

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

isolated thunderstorms in the afternoon.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South winds around 15 knots becoming southwest

after midnight. Seas 5 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to

7 feet. A chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms.

.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northeast

5 to 10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 5 feet with occasional

seas up to 6 feet.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to

4 feet.

.FRIDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northeast

after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 feet.

 

$$

 

GMZ330-202115-

Matagorda Bay-

329 AM CDT Mon Apr 20 2020

 

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

 

.TODAY...North winds around 5 knots becoming southeast in the

afternoon. Bay waters smooth. Patchy dense fog early in the

morning.

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

Patchy fog after midnight.

.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to

15 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters smooth becoming slightly

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

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

slightly choppy.

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

choppy. A slight chance of showers in the morning. Isolated

thunderstorms. A chance of showers in the afternoon.

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

5 to 10 knots after midnight. Bay waters slightly choppy becoming

smooth after midnight. A slight chance of showers and isolated

thunderstorms.

.THURSDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northeast 5 to

10 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters slightly choppy becoming

smooth in the afternoon.

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

smooth.

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

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast

after midnight. Bay waters smooth becoming smooth to slightly

choppy after midnight.

 

$$

 

GMZ350-202115-

Coastal waters from Freeport to Matagorda Ship Channel TX out

20 NM-

329 AM CDT Mon Apr 20 2020

 

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

 

.TODAY...North winds around 5 knots becoming east in the

afternoon. Seas 3 feet. Patchy fog early in the morning.

.TONIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

Patchy fog after midnight.

.TUESDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Patchy

fog in the morning.

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

4 feet.

.WEDNESDAY...South winds around 15 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet with

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

morning. Isolated thunderstorms. A chance of showers in the

afternoon.

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

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

6 feet. A slight chance of showers in the evening. Isolated

thunderstorms. A chance of showers after midnight.

.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northeast

5 to 10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 feet.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to

3 feet.

.FRIDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northeast

after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 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">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

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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

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

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

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

www.brazospilots.com

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NOAA

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Disclaimer
For quality assurance purposes please note well that while the above information is regularly vetted for accuracy it is not intended to replace the local knowledge or expertise pertaining to port conditions of our marine operations personnel. Port précis should always be verified by contacting the corresponding marine department of a particular location for the most up-to-date information.