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Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/30/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/29/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/28/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/27/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/26/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/25/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/24/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/23/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/22/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/21/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/20/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/19/2016 Normal
Houston / Galveston / Freeport Weather Alert11/18/2016 Normal
VTS Channel Obstruction Approval 11/18/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/18/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/17/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/16/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/15/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/14/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/13/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/12/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/11/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/10/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/09/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/08/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/07/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/06/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/05/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/04/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/03/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/02/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/01/2016 Normal

 Daily Port Update

Subject:Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update
Date:Saturday, November 19, 2016
Priority:Normal
Notice:

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">November 19, 2016             Saturday

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update  

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Houston // Closed to all traffic above Bayport

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">            HSC Closure at LT Buoy 73 for submerged dredge pipe line from 0800 – 1300/19th November

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Galveston / Texas City // Open to all traffic

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Freeport // Open to all traffic

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<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">A Few Clouds

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently    52° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High          63° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity    47%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  30.52 in / 1017.8 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint    32° 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">Wind N 20 mph, Gusts up to 29 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">Fair and Breezy

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently    55° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High          63° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity    53° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  30.50 in / 1032.8 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint   38° 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">Wind N 25 mph, Gusts up to 35 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">Fair

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently    52° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High          63° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity    55° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  30.51 in  / 1033.2 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint   36° 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">Wind N 17 mph

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Sunny, with a high near 63. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Tonight: Clear, with a low around 41. North wind around 5 mph.

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 65. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.

Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 50. Southeast wind around 5 mph.

Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.

Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78.

Tuesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.

Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 52.

Thanksgiving Day: Sunny, with a high near 70.

Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 53.

Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 71.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Sunny, with a high near 63. Windy, with a north wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

Tonight: Clear, with a low around 49. Northeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 65. Northeast wind 5 to 15 mph.

Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 58. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 72. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.

Tuesday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76.

Tuesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Wednesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 72.

Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 59.

Thanksgiving Day: Sunny, with a high near 68.

Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.

Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 69.

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Today: Sunny, with a high near 63. Breezy, with a north wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Tonight: Clear, with a low around 42. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 66. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon.

Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 54. South wind around 5 mph.

Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 74. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.

Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78.

Tuesday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.

Wednesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 74.

Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 56.

Thanksgiving Day: Sunny, with a high near 71.

Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.

Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 73.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif"> HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX 400 AM CST SAT NOV 19 2016   TXZ163-164-176>179-195>200-210>214-226-227-235>238-201300- AUSTIN-BRAZORIA-BRAZOS-BURLESON-CHAMBERS-COLORADO-FORT BEND- GALVESTON-GRIMES-HARRIS-HOUSTON-JACKSON-LIBERTY-MADISON-MATAGORDA- MONTGOMERY-POLK-SAN JACINTO-TRINITY-WALKER-WALLER-WASHINGTON- WHARTON- 400 AM CST SAT NOV 19 2016   THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST TEXAS.   .DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT   ELEVATED WINDS NEAR THE COAST THIS MORNING WILL COME DOWN AS THE DAY PROGRESSES. COLDER TEMPERATURES CAN BE EXPECTED TONIGHT WITH INLAND LOWS FALLING INTO THE MID TO UPPER 30S. THERE ARE SOME INDICATIONS THAT SOME SPOTS IN AND AROUND THE HOUSTON COUNTY AND TRINITY COUNTY AREAS MIGHT DROP CLOSE TO FREEZING. IF THIS TREND CONTINUES...A FREEZE WARNING MIGHT BE NEEDED.   .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY   AFTER SUNDAY MORNING`S COLD TEMPERATURES...A GRADUAL WARMING TREND CAN BE EXPECTED SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH MIDWEEK. RAIN COMES BACK INTO THE FORECAST MAINLY TUESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING IN ASSOCIATION WITH THE NEXT COLD FRONT. THANKSGIVING DAY IS LOOKING DRY.   .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...   SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.   $$  
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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">NOAA Houston/Galveston Weather

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">http://www.srh.noaa.gov/hgx/

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">NOAA USGULF Offshore Waters Weather

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">MARSEC LEVEL 1

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Maximum Deep Drafts - Houston / Galveston Bay

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">PORTS NOAA/NOS Water Levels (above MLLW) @ 0920 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">-0.4 ft Steady = 44’08”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0.7 ft Rising = 45’07”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0.7 ft Falling = 45’07”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0.9 ft Falling = 45’09”

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 0920 hrs 

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">15 knots from N, gusts to 21 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">20 knots from NE, gusts to 26 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">24 knots from NNE, gusts to 29 knots

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

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<span-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:#1F497D">NOAA Weather Galveston Bay & Matagorda Bay

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">FZUS54 KHGX 191512

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">COASTAL WATERS FORECAST

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">912 AM CST SAT NOV 19 2016

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">UPPER TEXAS COASTAL WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">CHANNEL OUT 60 NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">SEAS ARE PROVIDED AS A RANGE OF THE AVERAGE HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">1/3 OF THE WAVES...ALONG WITH THE OCCASIONAL HEIGHT OF THE AVERAGE

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">HIGHEST 10 PERCENT OF THE WAVES.

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ300-200415-

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">912 AM CST SAT NOV 19 2016

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM...

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">WHILE WINDS HAVE DECREASED BELOW GALE...STRONG NORTHERLY WINDS

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">WILL CONTINUE WITH A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY. SEAS WILL SUBSIDE AS

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">WINDS GRADUALLY DECREASE THIS AFTERNOON. ADVISORY CONDITIONS

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">SHOULD END THIS EVENING. SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION MAY BE

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">NEEDED TONIGHT FOR A PORTION OF THE UPPER TEXAS COASTAL WATERS.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">NORTHERLY WINDS HAVE PUSHED QUITE A BIT OF WATER OUT OF THE BAYS

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">SO A LOW WATER ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED TONIGHT AS ASTRONOMICAL

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">TIDES HEAD TOWARD LOW TIDE TONIGHT.

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ330-335-200415-

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">MATAGORDA BAY-GALVESTON BAY-

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">912 AM CST SAT NOV 19 2016

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION THIS AFTERNOON...

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING 15 TO

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS CHOPPY TO ROUGH.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">CHOPPY.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN THE

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 10 TO

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH BECOMING SLIGHTLY

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ350-355-200415-

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">COASTAL WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">20 NM-COASTAL WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">912 AM CST SAT NOV 19 2016

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS EVENING...

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">UP TO 8 FEET.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 5 TO

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A SLIGHT

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING 10 TO

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH IN THE

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ370-375-200415-

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL FROM 20 TO

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">60 NM-WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT FROM 20 TO 60 NM-

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS EVENING...

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FEET

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING 5 TO

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH IN THE

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET.

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Port of Houston Authority

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ACOE Project Depth for Houston Ship Channel

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<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">45 feet/13.72 meters up to Shell Oiltanking

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">40 feet/12.19 meters up to S.P. Slip

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<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">40 feet/12.19 meters Bayport Channel

<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">Sidney Sherman

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">197’ (Morgan’s Point)

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">197’ (below Fred Hartman Bridge – Baytown)

<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)

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">197’ (Power Plant)

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">135' (Loop 610 Bridge)

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Air drafts clearances are based on MHW // Vessels should allow an additional 10 feet clearance for the Power Lines

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

http://www.tctrr.com/<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">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 # 11, 12, 41, & 42

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

http://www.portofgalveston.com/<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#051423">The Galveston Ship Channel is approximately    miles from GB Buoy

<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

http://www.swg.usace.army.mil/<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#1F497D">

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

http://www.houston-pilots.com/<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#051423">Galveston Texas City Pilots

http://galvestonpilots.com/galtexnew/<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#051423">

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

www.brazospilots.com

 

NOAA

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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.