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SubjectDatePriority
GHPB // Port of Houston Region Status Update - April 3004/30/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/30/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/29/2020 Normal
GHPB Port of Houston Region Status Update - April 2904/29/2020 Normal
GHPB Port of Houston Region Status Update - April 2804/28/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/28/2020 Normal
USCG MSIB 2-20 Novel Coronavirus (Change 4) 04/27/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/27/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/26/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/25/2020 Normal
GHPB Port of Houston Region Status Update - April 2404/24/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/24/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/23/2020 Normal
GHPB Port of Houston Region Status Update - April 2304/23/2020 Normal
GHPB Port of Houston Region Status Update - April 2204/22/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/22/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/21/2020 Normal
GHPB // Port of Houston Region Status Update - April 2104/21/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/20/2020 Normal
GHPB Port of Houston Region Status Update - April 2004/20/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/19/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/18/2020 Normal
USCG Houston / Galveston Sector COVID-19 Vessel's Entry to Port Updated MSIB04/17/2020 Normal
GHPB Port of Houston Region Status Update - April 1704/17/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/17/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/16/2020 Normal
GHPB Port of Houston Region Status Update - April 1604/16/2020 Normal
GHPB Port of Houston Region Status Update - April 1504/15/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/15/2020 Normal
GHPB Port of Houston Region Status Update - April 1304/14/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/14/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/13/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/12/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/11/2020 Normal
USCG Washington DC CG MSIB 14-20 COVID-19: Ballast Water Management (BWM) Extension04/10/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/10/2020 Normal
GHPB Port of Houston Region Status Update - April 904/09/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/09/2020 Normal
Port of Freeport Update04/08/2020 Normal
Port of Freeport Update04/08/2020 Normal
FW: Port of Houston Region Status Update - April 804/08/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/08/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/07/2020 Normal
Port of Houston Region Status Update - April 704/07/2020 Normal
Brazos Pilots Association Notice of Port Freeport Condition Update04/07/2020 Normal
Port of Houston Region Status Update - April 604/06/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/06/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/05/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/04/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/03/2020 Normal
GHPB Port of Houston Region Status Update - April 304/03/2020 Normal
GHPB Port of Houston Region Status Update - April 204/02/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/02/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/01/2020 Normal

 Daily Port Update

Subject:Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update
Date:Wednesday, April 29, 2020
Priority:Normal
Notice:

 

April 29, 2020            Wednesday

 

 

                

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

 

 

NOAA Weather

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black;background:yellow;mso-highlight:yellow">GMZ300-292215-

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black;background:yellow;mso-highlight:yellow">Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black;background:yellow;mso-highlight:yellow">nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black;background:yellow;mso-highlight:yellow">500 AM CDT Wed Apr 29 2020

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black;background:yellow;mso-highlight:yellow"> 

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black;background:yellow;mso-highlight:yellow">.SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM...

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black;background:yellow;mso-highlight:yellow">Strong and potentially dangerous winds this morning with the passage

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black;background:yellow;mso-highlight:yellow">of line of thunderstorms. Light to moderate offshore winds through

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black;background:yellow;mso-highlight:yellow">late Thursday. Winds will veer onshore Friday and will gradually

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black;background:yellow;mso-highlight:yellow">strengthen this week to periodic Caution levels.

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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

 

04/23

0416         All vessel traffic suspended – due to fog

0630         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">Wednesday

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low            58° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High           83° 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 / 1016.7 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint    60° 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     S 6 mph

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

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

<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             67° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High            83° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity      81%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  29.98 in / 1015.2 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        8 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 15 mph, Gusts up to 26 mph

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

Thunderstorm, Rain

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low             58° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High            83° 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   30.01 in / 1016.2 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         8  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 12 mph, Gusts up to 16 mph

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 10am. Some of the storms could be severe. Cloudy through mid-morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 83. Breezy, with a north wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Tonight: Clear, with a low around 58. North wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 82. Calm wind.

Thursday Night: Clear, with a low around 61. Calm wind.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 85. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.

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

Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.

Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 72.

Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 92.

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

Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 93.

Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 74.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 93.<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;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black;background:white">Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm. Some of the storms could be severe. High near 83. Windy, with a north wind 20 to 30 mph decreasing to 10 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

Tonight: Clear, with a low around 67. Breezy, with a north wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 80. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.

Thursday Night: Clear, with a low around 69. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 78. South wind 5 to 15 mph.

Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 73.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 80.

Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 75.

Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.

Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 76.

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 83.

Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 76.

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 83.

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black;background:white">Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1pm. Some of the storms could be severe. Cloudy through mid-morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 83. Breezy, with a north wind 15 to 20 mph becoming north 10 to 15 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

Tonight: Clear, with a low around 58. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 79. North wind around 5 mph becoming east in the afternoon.

Thursday Night: Clear, with a low around 66. South wind around 5 mph.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 80. South wind 5 to 15 mph.

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

Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.

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

Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.

Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 74.

Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.

Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 75.

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 86.<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

 

<span-size:13.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">Flood Advisory

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">Flood Advisory

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">647 AM CDT Wed Apr 29 2020

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black"> 

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">TXC167-291345-

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">/O.NEW.KHGX.FA.Y.0015.200429T1147Z-200429T1345Z/

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">/00000.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">Galveston TX-

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">647 AM CDT Wed Apr 29 2020

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<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">The National Weather Service in League City has issued a

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black"> 

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">* Flood Advisory for Minor Flooding in Poor Drainage Areas for...

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">  South central Galveston County in southeastern Texas...

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black"> 

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">* Until 845 AM CDT.

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black"> 

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">* At 646 AM CDT, Doppler radar and automated rain gauges indicated

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">  heavy rain due to thunderstorms. Overflowing poor drainage areas

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">  will result in minor flooding in the advisory area. Up to two

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">  inches of rain have already fallen on parts of Galveston Island.

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">  Light to moderate rainfall will continue, slowing the recession of

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">  any minor flooding.

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black"> 

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">* Some locations that will experience flooding include...

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">  Galveston Island West End, Galveston Pier 21, Jamaica Beach,

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">  Pelican Island, Galveston State Park, Galveston Pleasure Pier,

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">  Schlitterbahn, Scholes Field, The Strand, Moody Gardens and Offatts

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">  Bayou.

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black"> 

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black"> 

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">deaths occur in vehicles.

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black"> 

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">&&

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black"> 

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">LAT...LON 2933 9470 2915 9497 2919 9503 2935 9478

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<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">$$

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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) @ 0828 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0.9 ft Rising = 45’09”

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

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

<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">2.5 ft Steady = 47’05”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2.3 ft Falling = 47’03’

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

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 0632 hrs

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">10 knots from SSE gusts to 13 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">12 knots from ESE gusts to 16 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">17 knots from ESE gusts to 19 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">9 knots from E gusts to 16 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"> 

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New""> 

<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">

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New""> 

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">FZUS54 KHGX 291000

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">CWFHGX

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">Coastal Waters Forecast

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">500 AM CDT Wed Apr 29 2020

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black"> 

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">Upper Texas coastal waters from High Island to the Matagorda Ship

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">Channel out 60 nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black"> 

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">Seas are provided as a range of the average height of the highest

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">1/3 of the waves...along with the occasional height of the average

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">highest 10 percent of the waves.

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black"> 

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">GMZ300-292215-

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">500 AM CDT Wed Apr 29 2020

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black"> 

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">.SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM...

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">Strong and potentially dangerous winds this morning with the passage

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">of line of thunderstorms. Light to moderate offshore winds through

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">late Thursday. Winds will veer onshore Friday and will gradually

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">strengthen this week to periodic Caution levels.

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">$$

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black"> 

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">GMZ335-292215-

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">Galveston Bay-

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">500 AM CDT Wed Apr 29 2020

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black"> 

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">...SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 156 IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CDT THIS

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">MORNING...

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black"> 

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CDT THIS MORNING...

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black"> 

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">.TODAY...North winds 20 to 30 knots decreasing to 10 to 15 knots

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">in the afternoon. Bay waters rough becoming slightly choppy in

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">the afternoon. Showers and thunderstorms likely early in the

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">morning, then scattered showers and thunderstorms late in the

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">morning. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms early in

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">the afternoon. Some thunderstorms may be severe in the morning.

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">.TONIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">choppy.

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">.THURSDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east in the

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">afternoon. Bay waters smooth.

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">smooth.

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">.FRIDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">in the afternoon. Bay waters smooth becoming slightly choppy in

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">the afternoon.

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">choppy.

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">.SATURDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">choppy.

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">choppy.

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">.SUNDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly choppy.

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">choppy.

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black"> 

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">$$

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black"> 

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">GMZ330-292215-

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">Matagorda Bay-

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">500 AM CDT Wed Apr 29 2020

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black"> 

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">...SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 156 IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CDT THIS

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">MORNING...

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black"> 

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CDT THIS MORNING...

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black"> 

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">.TODAY...East winds 20 to 25 knots becoming north 10 to 15 knots

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">in the afternoon. Bay waters rough becoming slightly choppy in

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">the afternoon. Showers and thunderstorms likely early in the

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">morning, then scattered showers and thunderstorms late in the

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">morning. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms early in

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">the afternoon. Some thunderstorms may be severe in the morning.

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">.TONIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">choppy.

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east in the

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">afternoon. Bay waters smooth.

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth.

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">.FRIDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly choppy.

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">choppy.

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">.SATURDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">choppy.

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">choppy.

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">.SUNDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly choppy.

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">choppy.

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black"> 

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">$$

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black"> 

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">GMZ350-355-292215-

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">Coastal waters from Freeport to Matagorda Ship Channel TX out

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">20 NM-Coastal waters from High Island to Freeport TX out 20 NM-

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">500 AM CDT Wed Apr 29 2020

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black"> 

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">...SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 156 IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CDT THIS

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">MORNING...

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black"> 

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CDT THIS MORNING...

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black"> 

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">.TODAY...Northeast winds 25 to 35 knots becoming north 10 to

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">up to 7 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet in the afternoon. Showers

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">and thunderstorms likely early in the morning, then scattered

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">showers and thunderstorms late in the morning. A slight chance of

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">showers and thunderstorms early in the afternoon. Some

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">thunderstorms may be severe in the morning.

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">.TONIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">15 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming east 5 to

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">.FRIDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">.SATURDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">.SUNDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black"> 

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">$$

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black"> 

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">GMZ370-375-292215-

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">Waters from Freeport to Matagorda Ship Channel TX from 20 to

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">60 NM-Waters from High Island to Freeport TX from 20 to 60 NM-

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">500 AM CDT Wed Apr 29 2020

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black"> 

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CDT THIS MORNING...

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black"> 

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">.TODAY...Northeast winds 30 to 40 knots becoming north 10 to

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">up to 8 feet subsiding to 4 feet in the afternoon. Showers and

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">thunderstorms likely in the morning, then a chance of showers and

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">thunderstorms early in the afternoon. A slight chance of showers

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">and thunderstorms late. Some thunderstorms may be severe in the

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">morning.

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">.TONIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet with

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">occasional seas up to 6 feet.

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">.FRIDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">.SATURDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">.SUNDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. 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">

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#1F497D"> 

<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">

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#1F497D"> 

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif"> 

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

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

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif"> 

 

<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">

http://www.portofhouston.com/<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#1F497D">

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

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

<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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;display:none"> 

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

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

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Fred Hartman

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

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Jesse Jones

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

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

197’ (Morgan’s Point)

197’ (below Fred Hartman Bridge – Baytown)<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

<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)

Air drafts clearances are based on MHW // Vessels should allow an additional 10 feet clearance for the Power Lines<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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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">

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

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">

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

<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,

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#051423"> 

<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">

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif"> 

<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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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Weather WEB Sites

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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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Best regards,

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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.