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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:Wednesday, November 23, 2016
Priority:Normal
Notice:

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">November 23, 2016             Wednesday

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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 – due to submerged pipe line operations at Lt Buoy 73 to Bayport Lt Buoy 3 from 0900 – 1300 hrs 23rd November

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">VESSEL TRAFFIC SERVICE HOUSTON-GALVESTON DIRECTS NO VESSEL MOVEMENTS ON THE HOUSTON SHIP CHANNEL BETWEEN HOUSTON SHIP CHANNEL LIGHT 73 AND BAYPORT SHIP CHANNEL LIGHT 3 FROM 0900 TO 1300 (LOCAL) ON WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 23, 2016, DUE TO SUBMERGED DREDGE PIPELINE OPERATIONS.  THE BAYPORT SHIP CHANNEL WILL REMAIN OPEN TO VESSELS TRANSITING TO OR FROM THE NORTH.

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

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

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

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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">NOAA HOUSTON

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently    71° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High          73° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity    90%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  30.02 in / 1016.9 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint    68° 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 SW 8 mph

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently    74° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High          72° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity    85° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  30.03 in / 1017.0 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint   69° 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 S 15 mph

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently    73° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High          75° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity    84° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  30.04 in  / 1017.2 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint   68° 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 SW 6 mph

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Showers and thunderstorms likely before noon. Mostly cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 73. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Tonight: Clear, with a low around 52. North wind around 5 mph.

Thanksgiving Day: Mostly sunny, with a high near 74. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.

Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph after midnight.

Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers before noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 74. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 54.

Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 69.

Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 55.

Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 75.

Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.

Monday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74.

Monday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 53.

Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 69.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before noon. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 74. Breezy, with a northwest wind 15 to 20 mph becoming north 10 to 15 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 59. Northwest wind around 10 mph becoming northeast after midnight.

Thanksgiving Day: Mostly sunny, with a high near 70. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers before noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 72. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 67.

Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 62.

Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 72.

Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.

Monday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73.

Monday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. Breezy.

Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 69. Breezy.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before noon. Partly sunny, with a temperature falling to around 68 by 5pm. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming north in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 54. North wind around 10 mph.

Thanksgiving Day: Mostly sunny, with a high near 71. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. East wind around 5 mph.

Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 73. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

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

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 69.

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

Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 75.

Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.

Monday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76.

Monday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 57. Breezy.

Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 70

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Hazardous Weather Outlook HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX 637 AM CST WED NOV 23 2016   TXZ163-164-176>179-195>200-210>214-226-227-235>238-241200- 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- 637 AM CST WED NOV 23 2016   THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST TEXAS.   .DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT   A LINE OF THUNDERSTORMS AHEAD OF AN APPROACHING COLD FRONT WILL PASS ACROSS THE SOUTHERN FORECAST AREA THROUGH 11 AM. SOME OF THESE STORMS WILL PRODUCE WIND GUSTS TO 40 MPH AND SMALL HAIL. THIS LINE OF CONVECTION WILL BE OFF THE COAST BY NOON. HIGH PRESSURE BUILDING IN BEHIND THE COLD FRONT WILL END ANY THUNDERSTORM THREAT THIS AFTERNOON.   .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY   NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS ANTICIPATED.   .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT... HEIGHTENED SPOTTER AWARENESS THIS MORNING, ESPECIALLY OVER MORE SOUTHERN NEAR COASTAL COUNTIES.   $$

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">NOAA Houston/Galveston Weather

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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) @ 0716 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.7 ft Falling = 46’07”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.8 ft Falling = 46’08”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.3 ft Steady = 46’03”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.5 ft Falling = 46’05”

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 0716 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">4 knots from SW, gusts to 8 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">8 knots from SW, gusts to 13 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">14 knots from SSW, gusts to 17 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 230931

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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"">331 AM CST WED NOV 23 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"">GMZ300-232215-

<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"">331 AM CST WED NOV 23 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"">ELEVATED SEAS WILL PERSIST THIS MORNING. A WEAK COLD FRONT...AND

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">ASSOCIATED BAND OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">PUSHING OFF THE COAST BETWEEN 7 AND 9 AM THIS MORNING. CLEARING

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">SKIES AND SLOWLY IMPROVING CONDITIONS EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON AS

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">WINDS AND SEAS BEGIN TO DIMINISH. ANOTHER WEAK FRONT IS EXPECTED

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">EARLY FRIDAY MORNING. ONSHORE WINDS SHOULD RESUME ON SUNDAY AND

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">QUICKLY INCREASE IN SPEED GOING INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK.

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ330-335-232215-

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">331 AM CST WED NOV 23 2016

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST NEAR 15 KNOTS

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">THIS MORNING...THEN DECREASING LATE THIS AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY BECOMING

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY. A

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ350-355-232215-

<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"">331 AM CST WED NOV 23 2016

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST NEAR 15 KNOTS

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">THIS MORNING...THEN DECREASING LATE THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 FEET

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">DIMINISHING TO AROUND 3 FEET LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS AND

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST AFTER

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">5 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND

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

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ370-232215-

<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-

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">331 AM CST WED NOV 23 2016

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST THIS MORNING...

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST NEAR 15

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">KNOTS THIS MORNING...THEN DECREASING LATE THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS 5

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">BUILDING TO 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET AFTER

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ375-232215-

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">331 AM CST WED NOV 23 2016

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST NEAR 15

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">KNOTS THIS MORNING...THEN DECREASING LATE THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS 4

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">BUILDING TO 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET AFTER

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

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Port of Houston Authority

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ACOE Project Depth for Houston Ship Channel

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

<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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">36 feet/10.97 meters to the Turning Basin

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

<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">Power Lines 

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

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

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

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

<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">

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

<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">

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

<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,

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

<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

 

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