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Observations for Houston/Galveston Bay PORTS 2018-04-20 17:24:46 CDT

Water levels are steady at all four reporting stations, with readings between 1.8 and 2.3 feet. Levels are above predictions by up to 0.8 feet at Eagle P, Galveston Bay Entr, and Pie.

Currents at Fred Hartman Br., Houston Ship Channel are slack. Current speed is 0.5 knots at Galveston Channel, West End and 0.5 knots at Bay Entr Ch LB 11, with no trend data available.

Reported winds are generally from the southeast, between 7 and 13 knots with gusts to 17 knots.

Reported air temperatures are in the low to mid 60s °F, and reported water temperatures range from the high 60s to the low 70s °F.

Barometric pressure is falling at all four reporting stations, with readings between 1020.3 and 1020.7 mb.


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