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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:Sunday, November 27, 2016
Priority:Normal
Notice:

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">November 27, 2016             Sunday

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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 transiting HSC above Barbour’s Cut. 

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">VESSEL TRAFFIC SERVICE HOUSTON-GALVESTON DIRECTS NO VESSEL MOVEMENTS ON THE HOUSTON SHIP CHANNEL BETWEEN HOUSTON SHIP CHANNEL LIGHT 100 AND HOUSTON SHIP CHANNEL LIGHT 102A FROM 0900 TO 1100 (LOCAL) ON SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 27, 2016, IN ORDER TO SUBMERGE A DREDGE PIPELINE ACROSS THE CHANNEL.

Grayden Dyke
Watch Supervisor
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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently    62° 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    84%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  30.13 in / 1020.6 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint    57° 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 SE 8 mph

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

<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    69° 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    66° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  30.14 in / 1020.6 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint   57° 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 SE 14 mph

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

<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    66° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High          74° 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  30.13 in  / 1020.1 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint   61° 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 E 6 mph

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Partly sunny, with a high near 72. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Tonight: A chance of showers between midnight and 3am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Monday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 81. Windy, with a southwest wind 20 to 25 mph becoming west 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.

Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 56. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south after midnight.

Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. Southwest wind around 5 mph.

Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 67.

Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 44.

Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 66.

Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 47.

Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.

Friday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51.

Saturday: A 50 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 60.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Mostly sunny, with a high near 73. Southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

Monday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 79. Windy, with a southwest wind 20 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.

Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 66. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.

Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 77. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

Tuesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 68. Breezy.

Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 51.

Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 63.

Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 55.

Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 66. Breezy.

Friday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. Breezy.

Saturday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62. Breezy.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Mostly sunny, with a high near 74. Southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Tonight: A slight chance of showers between midnight and 3am, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a temperature rising to around 77 by 2am. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Monday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Windy, with a southwest wind 25 to 30 mph decreasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph.

Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 60. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming south after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

Tuesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 68. Breezy.

Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 46.

Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 65.

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

Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 69.

Friday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Breezy.

Saturday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 65. Breezy

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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) @ 0944 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0.7 ft Steady = 45’06”

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0.8 ft Rising = 45’08”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0.8 ft Rising = 46’08”

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 0944 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">9 knots from , gusts to 13 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">9 knots from ESE, gusts to 12 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">15 knots from ESE, 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 271516

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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"">916 AM CST SUN NOV 27 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"">GMZ300-280430-

<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"">916 AM CST SUN NOV 27 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"">LIGHT TO MODERATE EAST WINDS WILL GRADUALLY SHIFT TO THE SOUTHEAST

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">TODAY. WINDS AND SEAS WILL THEN BE INCREASING LATER THIS AFTERNOON

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">IN RESPONSE TO A DEVELOPING STORM SYSTEM MOVING TOWARD THE STATE.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">STRONG SOUTHERLY FLOW WILL DEVELOP TONIGHT INTO MONDAY WITH

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">HAZARDOUS WINDS AND SEAS PERSISTING UNTIL A MILD PACIFIC COLD

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">FRONT MOVES OFFSHORE MONDAY NIGHT. A STATIONARY FRONT WILL SET UP

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">OVER THE AREA TUESDAY WITH UNSETTLED WEATHER BEFORE A STRONGER

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">COLD FRONT SWEEPS THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING.

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ330-335-280430-

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">916 AM CST SUN NOV 27 2016

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 20 TO

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS CHOPPY BECOMING ROUGH IN

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY BECOMING

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH BECOMING CHOPPY

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. ISOLATED

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ350-355-280430-

<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"">916 AM CST SUN NOV 27 2016

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM CST THIS EVENING

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

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

<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...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING 15 TO 25 KNOTS

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">8 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. ISOLATED

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS TO 40 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH AROUND

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 15 TO

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING 15 TO 20 KNOTS

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ370-375-280430-

<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-

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">916 AM CST SUN NOV 27 2016

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM CST THROUGH MONDAY

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

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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...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING 20 TO 25 KNOTS

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">7 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 20 TO

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">30 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 7 TO 10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">UP TO 13 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">TO 11 FEET SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">7 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">20 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"">.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET AFTER

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 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

<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

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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">

<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

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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

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

www.brazospilots.com

 

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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.