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Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/31/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/30/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, and Freeport, Texas // COVID - 19 Update05/29/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/29/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, and Freeport, Texas // COVID - 19 Update05/28/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/28/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/27/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, and Freeport, Texas // COVID - 19 Update05/27/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, and Freeport, Texas // COVID - 19 Update05/26/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/26/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/25/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/24/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/23/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, and Freeport, Texas // COVID - 19 Update05/22/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/22/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, and Freeport, Texas // COVID - 19 Update05/21/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/21/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, and Freeport, Texas // COVID - 19 Update05/20/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/20/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/19/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, and Freeport, Texas // COVID - 19 Update05/19/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/18/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, and Freeport, Texas // COVID - 19 Update05/18/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/17/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/16/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, and Freeport, Texas // COVID - 19 Update05/15/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/15/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, and Freeport, Texas // COVID - 19 Update05/14/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/14/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, and Freeport, Texas // COVID - 19 Update05/13/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/13/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/12/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, and Freeport, Texas // COVID - 19 Update05/12/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/11/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, and Freeport, Texas // COVID - 19 Update05/11/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/10/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/09/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, and Freeport, Texas // COVID - 19 Update05/08/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/08/2020 Normal
GHPB // ort of Houston Region Status Update - May 705/07/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/07/2020 Normal
GHPB // Port of Houston Region Status Update - May 605/06/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/06/2020 Normal
GHPB // Port of Houston Region Status Update - May 505/05/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/05/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/04/2020 Normal
GHPB // Port of Houston Region Status Update - May 405/04/2020 Normal
FW: Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/03/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/02/2020 Normal
GHPB // Port of Houston Region Status Update - May 105/01/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/01/2020 Normal

 Daily Port Update

Subject:Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update
Date:Tuesday, May 05, 2020
Priority:Normal
Notice:

 

May 05, 2020            Tuesday

 

 

                

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

 

 

NOAA Weather

GMZ300-052130-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

408 AM CDT Tue May 5 2020

 

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

A light to moderate onshore flow is expected today. Some showers

and thunderstorms will develop as the day progresses mainly

associated with a cold front that will eventually move off the

coast and through the area. North to northeast winds behind the

front tonight and Wednesday will become east and southeast

Wednesday and Wednesday night. On Thursday, strengthening onshore

winds and building seas can be expected. The elevated winds and

seas will persist until the next cold front moves through the area

on Friday night or early Saturday morning. Showers and

thunderstorms will accompany this front.

 

$$

 

 

 

Houston // Open to all vessel traffic

 

 

Galveston / Texas City // Open to all vessel traffic

 

 

Freeport // Open to all vessel

 

 

NOAA Weather Service

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

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

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

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

Mostly Cloudy

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently    79° 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           90° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity    82%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  29.93 in / 1014.0 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint    73° 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   82° 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     Calm

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High            82° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity      82%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  29.94 in / 1013.8 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint    75° 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    87° 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 8 mph

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

Partly Cloudy

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently     80° 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            85° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity      82%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer   29.93 in / 1013.6 mb

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Visibility          9  miles

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Heat Index    85° 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

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Northeast wind around 5 mph.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Northeast wind around 5 mph.

Wednesday Night: Clear, with a low around 62. Calm wind.

Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 85. Light southeast wind becoming south 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

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

Friday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86.

Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 74.

Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.

Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.

Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 62.

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 84.<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. South wind 5 to 15 mph becoming north in the evening.

Wednesday: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 79. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Wednesday Night: Clear, with a low around 71. East wind around 5 mph.

Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 80. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 75. Breezy.

Friday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 81.

Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74.

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

Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.

Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 69.

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 79.<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

 

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north in the evening.

Wednesday: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 80. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph.

Wednesday Night: Clear, with a low around 67. East wind around 5 mph.

Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 81. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

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

Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 82.

Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74.

Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.

Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.

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

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 80.<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) @ 0944 hrs

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

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

<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">1.5 ft Rising = 46’05”

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.2 ft Falling = 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">2 knots from WSW gusts to 4 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2 knots from E gusts to 3 knots

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">6 knots from S gusts to 9 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">5 knots from SSW gusts to 10 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 050908

CWFHGX

 

Coastal Waters Forecast

National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX

408 AM CDT Tue May 5 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.

 

GMZ300-052130-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

408 AM CDT Tue May 5 2020

 

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

A light to moderate onshore flow is expected today. Some showers

and thunderstorms will develop as the day progresses mainly

associated with a cold front that will eventually move off the

coast and through the area. North to northeast winds behind the

front tonight and Wednesday will become east and southeast

Wednesday and Wednesday night. On Thursday, strengthening onshore

winds and building seas can be expected. The elevated winds and

seas will persist until the next cold front moves through the area

on Friday night or early Saturday morning. Showers and

thunderstorms will accompany this front.

 

$$

 

GMZ335-052130-

Galveston Bay-

408 AM CDT Tue May 5 2020

 

.TODAY...South winds around 15 knots decreasing to 5 to 10 knots.

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

of showers until late afternoon. Isolated thunderstorms in the afternoon.

A chance of showers late.

.TONIGHT...North 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 isolated thunderstorms until early morning.

.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming east in the afternoon.

Bay waters slightly choppy.

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

.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots

in the afternoon. Bay waters slightly choppy becoming choppy in the

afternoon.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters choppy.

.FRIDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to 15 knots

in the afternoon. Bay waters choppy becoming slightly choppy in

the afternoon. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters choppy.

Showers and thunderstorms likely.

.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters choppy. A chance

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

showers and isolated thunderstorms in the afternoon. 

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

slightly choppy.

 

$$

 

GMZ330-052130-

Matagorda Bay-

408 AM CDT Tue May 5 2020

 

.TODAY...South winds around 15 knots decreasing to 5 to 10 knots. Bay

waters slightly choppy to choppy becoming smooth. A slight chance of

showers until late afternoon. Isolated thunderstorms in the afternoon.

A chance of showers late.

.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots

after midnight. Bay waters smooth becoming slightly choppy after midnight.

A chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms until early morning.

.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming east in the afternoon.

Bay waters slightly choppy.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southeast 5 to

10 knots after midnight. Bay waters slightly choppy becoming smooth

after midnight.

.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots

in the afternoon. Bay waters slightly choppy becoming choppy in the

afternoon.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters choppy.

.FRIDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to 15 knots in

the afternoon. Bay waters choppy becoming slightly choppy in the afternoon.

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

chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northeast 15 to 20

knots after midnight. Bay waters slightly choppy becoming choppy after

midnight. Showers and thunderstorms likely.

.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters choppy. A chance

of thunderstorms in the morning. A chance of showers. Isolated thunderstorms

in the afternoon.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly

choppy. A slight chance of showers in the evening.

 

$$

 

GMZ350-355-052130-

Coastal waters from Freeport to Matagorda Ship Channel TX out

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

408 AM CDT Tue May 5 2020

 

...Small Craft Exercise Caution Early This Morning...

 

.TODAY...South winds around 15 knots decreasing to 5 to 10 knots in

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

late afternoon. Isolated thunderstorms in the afternoon. A chance

of showers late.

.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots

after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 feet. A chance of showers until early

morning. Isolated thunderstorms. A slight chance of showers late.

.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming east 10 to 15

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

early in the morning.

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

.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots

in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with

occasional seas up to 7 feet.

.FRIDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to 15 knots

in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to

7 feet. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northeast after

midnight. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Showers and thunderstorms likely.

.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. A chance

of thunderstorms in the morning. A chance of showers. Isolated thunderstorms

in the afternoon.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to

15 knots after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A slight chance of showers

in the evening.

 

$$

 

GMZ370-375-052130-

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-

408 AM CDT Tue May 5 2020

...Small Craft Exercise Caution Early This Morning...

 

.TODAY...South winds around 15 knots decreasing to 5 to 10 knots

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

until late afternoon. Isolated thunderstorms in the afternoon.

A chance of showers late.

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

15 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 feet. A chance of showers

until early morning. Isolated thunderstorms. A slight chance of

showers late.

.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A slight

chance of showers in the morning.

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

.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots

in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots increasing to 20 to 25

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

8 feet.

.FRIDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to 15 knots in

the afternoon. Seas 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet.

A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northeast

after midnight. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to 7 feet.

Showers and thunderstorms likely.

.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 20 to 25 knots decreasing to 15 to 20

knots in the afternoon. Seas 5 to 6 feet with occasional seas up

to 7 feet. A chance of thunderstorms in the morning. A chance of

showers. Isolated thunderstorms in the afternoon.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds around 15 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet

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

 

$$

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

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

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

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

 

 

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

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

 

 

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">45 feet/13.72 meters up to Shell / Enterprise

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">40 feet/12.19 meters up to S.P. Slip

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">36 feet/10.97 meters to the Turning Basin

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">40 feet/12.19 meters Barbour’s Cut Channel

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">40 feet/12.19 meters Bayport Channel <span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Please note the above information is based on the Corp of Engineers – Project draft for the Houston Ship Channel, if you have a question regarding deep draft in Houston Ship Channel or alongside a berth, please contact our operations department

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">HSC Air Drafts Restrictions

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">175' (Baytown/LaPorte Bridge)

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">197’ (Battleship Texas)

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">175' (Beltway 8 Bridge)

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">197’ (Power Plant)

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">135' (Loop 610 Bridge)

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

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

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The Texas City Ship Channel is approximately 11 miles from GB Buoy

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">The ACOE project draft for the TXCSC is 45’00 FW at MLT from the GB BUOY to Valero Dock # 42, the channel above project draft is 40’00 FW at MLT.  The length on the final approach from the Houston, Galveston, Texas City tri-channel split is approximately 6 miles, the width is approximately a 400 ft bottom, the Turning Basin is approximately 4,200 ft long and 1,200 ft wide with a maximum deep draft of 45 ft FW at MLT, and is navigable day or night with no air draft restrictions.  Only TX City Docks with 45’00” maximum deep draft at MLT are TC # 41, & 42

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#051423">The Galveston Ship Channel is approximately    miles from GB Buoy <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:white">

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#051423">The ACOE project draft for the GSC is 45’00” FW.  The narrowest point is approximately 1,200 ft wide with no air draft restrictions.  At the POGA berths the maximum deep draft varies from 32’00” to 40’00” at MLT,

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<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Port of Freeport is located three miles from deep water, the channel is 400 ft wide and ACOE project maximum deep draft at MLW is 45’00”.

 

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Army Corp of Engineers

http://www.swg.usace.army.mil/<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#1F497D">

http://www.swg.usace.army.mil/Missions/Navigation.aspx<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Houston Pilots Association

http://www.houston-pilots.com/<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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

http://galvestonpilots.com/galtexnew/<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#051423">

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

www.brazospilots.com

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NOAA

Chart viewer<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif"> - handy tool for chart reference

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<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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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.