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SubjectDatePriority
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 07/31/2020 Normal
NOAA Hurricane // Hurricane Isaias 07/31/2020 Normal
NOAA Hurricane // Tropical Storm Isaias Discussion Number 10 07/30/2020 Normal
NOAA Hurricane // Tropical Storm Isaias 07/30/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 07/30/2020 Normal
NOAA Hurricane // Potential Tropical Cyclone Nine 07/29/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 07/29/2020 Normal
NOAA Hurricane // Potential Tropical Cyclone 9 07/29/2020 Normal
NOAA Hurricane // Potential Cyclone 9 07/28/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, and Freeport, Texas // COVID - 19 Update07/28/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 07/28/2020 Normal
NOAA Hurricane /// Significant Tropical Weather07/28/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 07/27/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 07/26/2020 Normal
NOAA Hurricane // Hurricane Hanna and Remnants of Gonzalo07/25/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 07/25/2020 Normal
NOAA Hurricane // Tropical Storm Hanna and Tropical Storm Gonzalo 07/25/2020 Normal
NOAA Hurricane // Tropical Storm Hanna and Tropical Storm Gonzalo07/24/2020 Normal
PCT Meeting 0900/24th July For Tropical Storm Hanna 07/24/2020 Normal
NOAA // Tropical Storm Hanna and Tropical Storm Gonzalo 07/24/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 07/24/2020 Normal
Tropical Depression 807/23/2020 Normal
NOAA Hurricane // Tropical Depression 8 and Tropical Storm Gonzalo Update 07/23/2020 Normal
Brazos Pilots Association Notice of Port Freeport Condition Update Upgraded to Port Condition X-Ray 07/23/2020 Normal
USCG COTP - MSIB issuing Port Condition to Whiskey07/23/2020 Normal
Tropical Depression 8 // USCG COTP Set Port Condition - Whiskey07/23/2020 Normal
Coast Guard Port Conditions for Tropical Weather07/23/2020 Normal
Brazos Pilots Association Notice of Port Freeport Condition Update07/23/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, and Freeport, Texas // COVID - 19 Update07/23/2020 Normal
NOAA Hurricane // Tropical Depression 8 and Tropical Storm Gonzalo 07/23/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 07/23/2020 Normal
NOAA Hurricane // Tropical Depression 8 and Tropical Storm Gonzalo 07/22/2020 Normal
NOAA Hurricane // Tropical Disturbance #7 and Tropical Storm Gonzalo07/22/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, and Freeport, Texas // COVID - 19 Update07/22/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update Corrected07/22/2020 Normal
NOAA Hurricane // Tropical Depression # 707/22/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 07/22/2020 Normal
NOAA Hurricane // Outlook07/21/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 07/21/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 07/20/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 07/19/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 07/18/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, and Freeport, Texas // COVID - 19 Update07/17/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 07/17/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 07/16/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, and Freeport, Texas // COVID - 19 Update07/16/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 07/15/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, and Freeport, Texas // COVID - 19 Update07/15/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 07/14/2020 Normal
FW: Houston, Galveston, and Freeport, Texas // COVID - 19 Update07/14/2020 Normal
USCG MSU Houston COVID-19 Vessel Screening07/13/2020 Normal
USCG MSU Houston ***Coast Guard Safety Marine Safety Alert 05-20: Hazardous Area Electrical Installation Issues****07/13/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, and Freeport, Texas // COVID - 19 Update07/13/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 07/13/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 07/12/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 07/11/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, and Freeport, Texas // COVID - 19 Update07/10/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 07/10/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, and Freeport, Texas // COVID - 19 Update07/09/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 07/09/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 07/08/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, and Freeport, Texas // COVID - 19 Update07/08/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, and Freeport, Texas // COVID - 19 Update07/07/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 07/07/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 07/06/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, and Freeport, Texas // COVID - 19 Update07/06/2020 Normal
NOAA Hurricane // Tropical Disturbance # 1 07/05/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 07/05/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 07/04/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 07/03/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, and Freeport, Texas // COVID - 19 Update07/03/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, and Freeport, Texas // COVID - 19 Update07/02/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 07/02/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, and Freeport, Texas // COVID - 19 Update07/01/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 07/01/2020 Normal

 Daily Port Update

Subject:USCG COTP - MSIB issuing Port Condition to Whiskey
Date:Thursday, July 23, 2020
Priority:Normal
Attachments:
MSIB 23-20 Tropical Depression 8 TROPICAL CYCLONE ACTIVITY Port Condition Whiskey (002).pdf    
Notice:

<span-size:16.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#141414">Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston

<span-size:16.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#141414">Marine Safety Information Bulletin 23-20

<span-size:13.5pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif;color:#141414">Tropical Depression 8/TROPICAL CYCLONE ACTIVITY

<span-size:13.5pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif;color:#141414">Port Condition Whiskey

<span-size:9.5pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif;color:#141414">Date:

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L 2 3·<span-size:17.5pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif;color:#141414">2020

The Captain of the Port (COTP) has set Port Condition Whiskey for the ports of Houston, Galveston, Freeport

and Texas City. Heavy weather conditions from Tropical Depression (TD) 8, formerly Invest 91 L, have become

better organized with a chance of becoming a tropical storm in the next 48 hours. TD 8 is expected to reach the

Texas coast in the next 48 hours. The port community is advised to monitor the progress of the storm and make

appropriate preparations for setting Port Condition Whiskey. For information on Port Conditions, which will

guide port stakeholder actions, please refer to the Sector Houston-Galveston Heavy Weather PowerPoint

presentation which is located on the HOMEPORT website.

Continued uncertainty on the impact of the track may result in decreased preparation time once the path of the

storm becomes more defined. As storm information is updated, there is the potential to go to Port Condition XRay

or straight to Port Condition Yankee. Additional guidance will be issued via Marine Safety Information

Bulletins (MSIB), Broadcast Notice to Mariners, or other forms as necessary. The Port Coordination Team will

hold a teleconference on Thursday, July 23, at 9:00 A.M. and will facilitate communications between and amongst

port stakeholders and to, and on behalf of, the COTP. Affected stakeholders should establish and maintain

communications with your PCT delegates.

The COTP has established a safety zone for the following areas: That portion of Sector Houston-Galveston's

Captain of the Port Zone (as defined in 33 CFR 3.40-28) west of GIWW MM-319.5 to include the ports of

Houston, Galveston, Freeport and Texas City and all surrounding navigable waterways. Vessels that desire to

enter, transit or remain within this safety zone, must comply with the following requirements:

• All self-propelled oceangoing vessels over 500 gross tons and all oceangoing barges and their supporting

tugs shall plan to depart the port immediately in the event Port Condition Yankee is set. Bunkering

operations shall be completed prior to the setting of Port Condition Yankee to ensure a safe and timely

departure.

• Only for extreme circumstances should self-propelled oceangoing vessels over 500 gross tons and

oceangoing barges and their supporting tugs request to remain in port. In these extreme circumstances, a

Remaining-in-Port Checklist shall be submitted to the Sector Prevention Department at

houstonpsc@uscg.mil (281) 464-4767, or MSU Texas City at inspectionsmsutexascity@uscg.mil (409)

978-2718, prior to the setting of Port Condition Yankee.

• Oceangoing vessels and inland tows bound for ports within the safety zone defined above are advised to

seek an alternate destination. Inland tows must identify a facility/ fleeting area that will support a safe

mooring for the duration of heavy weather.

• Smaller commercial vessels not restricted by draft, including fishing vessels, should seek shelter outside

the deep draft shipping channels and turning areas.

• Regardless of Port Condition, if sustained gale force winds are predicted ( 40-60 mph), the COTP will

require departure from the Bolivar Anchorage 24 hours prior to predicted landfall.

Please address questions to the Sector Houston-Galveston Co and Center at (281) 464-4855. This bulletin shall

remain active until canceled or superseded by ano er l in.

Captain, Unit States Coast Guard

Captain ' of the Port

For a current list ofMSIBs within the COTP Houston-Galveston Zone visit: htt s://home ort.us~cg.mil and select Houston-Galveston

under the Port Directory.

Notice posted on Thursday, July 23, 2020

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.