USCG: Strong to Severe Storms Possible

@1006hrs: A developing low pressure center will develop along the Middle Texas Coast later today, and make its way to the northeast along the coastline through tomorrow. The key window to be aware of is late tonight through tomorrow, when a couple strong to severe storms could emerge. The first threat to emerge will be…

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DREDGING Houston Ship Channel, Texas Redfish to Beacon 78 and Bayport Flare, Chambers County, TX

Notice Number: 206325-1/206325-1_206325_NTN-03_HS_2024-03 Date: 03/21/2024 05:00 thru 04/24/2024 05:00 Hopper Dredge Galveston Island (contractor, Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Co. “GLDD”) is dredging in the Houston Ship Channel. The dredge will work from stations 57+000 to 78+844, between G-LT-61/G-LT-53 (contract sections 12-16), and Station 28+604 to Station 35+000, between G-LT-73/G-LT-75 (contract sections 6-7) of the…

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AMENDMENT – Navigation Notice 205783, MVN 24-03 DREDGING OPERATIONS Barataria Bay Waterway Mile 36.1 to Mile 25.5 & Entrance “Y”

Notice Number: 205783-1/MVN 24-03 / MVN 24-44 Date: 01/10/2024 21:00 thru 05/01/2024 04:45 Reference Navigation Bulletin No. 24-03, dated 10 January 2024, stating that the U.S. Government Contract Cutterhead Dredge ENTERPRISE will be working in the Barataria Bay Waterway from Mile 36.1 to Mile 25.5 (non-continuous), and Entrance “Y” through approximately 10 March 2024. MARINERS…

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AMENDMENT – Navigation Notice 202756-1, MVN 24-41 GUIDEWALL CONSTRUCTION Gulf Intracoastal Waterway (Morgan City-Port Allen Alternate Route) Bayou Sorrel Lock

Notice Number: 202756-2/MVN 23-72 / MVN 24-41 / MVN 24-43 Date: 06/01/2023 07:00 thru 10/30/2024 21:00 Reference Navigation Bulletin No. 24-41, dated 8 March 2024, stating that due to major marine construction activities on the southwest guidewall and dolphin, Bayou Sorrel Lock will continue to be closed to navigation from 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.,…

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USCG: Houston/Galveston (Severe Weather Prediction for 14Mar24)

The National Weather Service is predicting potentially strong to severe weather conditions on Thursday, 14MAR24 afternoon, to include strong to severe thunderstorms, strong wind gusts, and the potential for hail. Mariners are advised to consider and monitor the forecasted weather before beginning their transits on Thursday. Very respectfully, Vessel Traffic Service USCG Sector Houston-Galveston (281)…

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USCG: Houston Galveston Ship Channel (Dead Ship Movement)

The M/V KALAHARI will be on a dead ship tow from Sea to Galveston Ship Dock 32 from 0700 – 1100 (local) on Monday March 11th, 2024. Galveston ship dock 32 is approximately .12 Nautical Mile west of Mile Marker 355A. Vessel Traffic Service Houston/Galveston directs no meeting or overtaking of the dead ship M/V…

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USCG: Safety Alert-Gulf of Mexico, FL (Space Operations)

1. Space capsule reentry operations which may be hazardous to surface vessels will be conducted for the reentry of Dragon Crew-7 within portions of one of the following reentry sites: A: Offshore Cape Canaveral: From 29-02-27N/080-13-48W 28-51-00N/080-00-46W 28-39-32N/080-13-48W 28-51-00N/080-26-49W to beginning B: Offshore Daytona: From 29-59-27N/080-40-01W 29-48-00N/080-26-52W 29-36-32N/080-40-01W 29-48-00N/080-53-09W to beginning C: Offshore Jacksonville: From…

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Dispatch List / Category I and II Obstructions / Shoaling Reports

Port Partners, Today’s updated Dispatch List is attached.  A daily posting of this document can be found at: https://homeport.uscg.mil/missions/ports-and-waterways/vessel-traffic-services/vts-houston-galveston SHOALING REPORTS INCLUDED IN THE ATTACHED:  – Galveston Harbor Channel Lighted Buoy 1 and Galveston Light 3 / MSIB Correction 16-23 – Houston Ship Channel between Beltway 8 Bridge and Houston Ship Channel Light 146 /…

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