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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:Saturday, May 16, 2020
Priority:Normal
Notice:

May 16, 2020            Saturday

 

Hurricane Season

June 1st – November 30th

Be prepared

 

 

                

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

 

 

NOAA Weather

GMZ300-162115-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

359 AM CDT Sat May 16 2020

 

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

A line of strong thunderstorms will push through the waters

through the mid morning hours bringing locally heavy rainfall and

gusty winds. Moderate onshore flow with seas four to six feet will

continue through the day today continuing the caution flags. A

slow moving disturbance will continue to trigger isolated showers

and thunderstorms this afternoon through Sunday evening. The

onshore flow weakens on Sunday becoming offshore winds on Monday

the disturbance exits to the east.

 

$$

 

 

 

 

Houston // Open to all vessel traffic

 

 

Galveston / Texas City // Closed to all vessel traffic – strong thunderstorms

 

 

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">Saturday

Overcast

<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            70° 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  29.71 in / 1006.5 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint    65° F

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind     SW 12 mph

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low             74° 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      88%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer   29.70 in / 1005.7 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint    66° 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 15 mph

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

Thunder Storm, Light Rain

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low             72° 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   29.71 in / 1006.1 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint     64° 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 13 mph

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 4pm. Cloudy, with a high near 80. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

Tonight: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest after midnight.

Sunday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Northwest wind around 5 mph.

Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. North wind around 5 mph.

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 88. North wind around 5 mph.

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

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 88.

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

Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Sunny, with a high near 87.

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

Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.

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

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 87.<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Showers and thunderstorms before 3pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm. High near 77. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

Tonight: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. South wind 10 to 15 mph becoming southwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Sunday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight.

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 81. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 72.

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 81.

Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 72.

Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 79.

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

Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 80.

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

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 81.<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

 

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Showers and thunderstorms likely before 2pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm. Cloudy, with a high near 77. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

Tonight: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. West wind around 5 mph.

Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming northwest after midnight.

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 83. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon.

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

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 83.

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

Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 82.

Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 72.

Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 82.

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

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 82.<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) @ 0844 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.8 ft Rising = 46’08”

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.7 ft Steady = 46’07”

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 0844 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">3 knots from SWS gusts to 5 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">5 knots from SW gusts to 7 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">4 knots from W 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">20 knots from SSW gusts to 23 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">7 knots from SSW gusts to 12 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 160859

CWFHGX

 

Coastal Waters Forecast

National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX

359 AM CDT Sat May 16 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.

 

GMZ300-162115-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

359 AM CDT Sat May 16 2020

 

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

A line of strong thunderstorms will push through the waters

through the mid morning hours bringing locally heavy rainfall and

gusty winds. Moderate onshore flow with seas four to six feet will

continue through the day today continuing the caution flags. A

slow moving disturbance will continue to trigger isolated showers

and thunderstorms this afternoon through Sunday evening. The

onshore flow weakens on Sunday becoming offshore winds on Monday

the disturbance exits to the east.

 

$$

 

GMZ330-335-162115-

Matagorda Bay-Galveston Bay-

359 AM CDT Sat May 16 2020

 

...SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 190 IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM CDT EARLY

THIS MORNING...

 

...Small Craft Should Exercise Caution...

 

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

in the afternoon. Bay waters choppy becoming slightly choppy in

the afternoon. Showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then a

chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Some

thunderstorms may produce heavy rainfall in the morning.

.TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest 5 to

10 knots after midnight. Bay waters slightly choppy becoming

smooth after midnight. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

.SUNDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south in the

afternoon. Bay waters smooth. A chance of showers and

thunderstorms.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest

after midnight. Bay waters smooth. A slight chance of showers and

thunderstorms.

.MONDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth.

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

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

afternoon. Bay waters smooth.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east

after midnight. Bay waters smooth.

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

afternoon. Bay waters smooth.

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

smooth.

 

$$

 

GMZ350-355-162115-

Coastal waters from Freeport to Matagorda Ship Channel TX out

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

359 AM CDT Sat May 16 2020

 

...SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 190 IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM CDT EARLY

THIS MORNING...

 

...Small Craft Should Exercise Caution...

 

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

occasional seas up to 7 feet. Showers and thunderstorms in the

morning, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the

afternoon.

.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south after

midnight. Seas 4 to 5 feet with occasional seas up to 6 feet. A

chance of showers and thunderstorms.

.SUNDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. A chance

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

of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest

after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 feet. A slight chance of showers and

thunderstorms.

.MONDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

.MONDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

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

afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east

after midnight. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

.WEDNESDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.

 

$$

 

GMZ370-375-162115-

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-

359 AM CDT Sat May 16 2020

 

...Small Craft Should Exercise Caution...

 

.TODAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with

occasional seas up to 8 feet. Showers and thunderstorms in the

morning, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the

afternoon.

.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south after

midnight. Seas 5 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to 7 feet. A

chance of showers and thunderstorms.

.SUNDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with

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

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

thunderstorms in the afternoon.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest

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

thunderstorms.

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

.MONDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

.TUESDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.

.WEDNESDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 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">

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

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

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

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

 

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

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

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

 

 

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

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

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

 

 

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

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

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">

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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-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)

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

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

 

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Army Corp of Engineers

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

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www.brazospilots.com

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NOAA

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