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Freeport Daily Conditions / Port Closed07/16/2003 Normal
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 Daily Port Update

Date:Thursday, October 21, 2021


Port of Galveston/Texas City – Closed 0630 10/21/2021 Due to Heavy Fog

MARSEC Level 1 -



Daylight Restrictions:

Sunrise - 2 Hour Prior to Sunset




Galveston Bay Entrance, south jetty, TX Tides

Texas City, Turning Basin, TX Tides



Port Freeport – Open

MARSEC Level 1 -



Daylight Restrictions:


Pilot Window as follows:

Oct 01 - 0730 First Pilot   *   1800 Last Pilot

Nov 01 - 0730 First Pilot   *   1730 Last Pilot

Nov 07 - 0630 First Pilot   *   1630 Last Pilot (Daylight Saving time ends)

Nov 20 - 0700 First Pilot   *   1630 Last Pilot




Freeport Harbor, TX Tides




U.S. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston



The Marine Weather Forecast:


Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60 nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays - GMZ300

355 AM CDT Thu Oct 21 2021


Areas of fog will persist through mid morning. Light east to southeast winds are expected through the end of the week with generally low seas.

Deepening low pressure to the west will help produce slowly strengthening southeast winds over the weekend along with building seas and increasing rain chances.




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Notice posted on Thursday, October 21, 2021

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.