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Daily Conditions11/25/2003 Normal
Daily Conditions11/25/2003 Normal
Daily Conditions11/19/2003 Normal
Daily Conditions11/19/2003 Normal
Daily Update / Port Closures11/18/2003 Normal
Daily Update / Port Closures11/18/2003 Normal
Daily Conditions11/14/2003 Normal
Daily Conditions11/14/2003 Normal
Daily Conditions11/13/2003 Normal
Daily Conditions11/13/2003 Normal
11/12/2003 Normal
Daily Conditions11/12/2003 Normal
11/12/2003 Normal
Daily Conditions11/12/2003 Normal
Freeport Daily Conditions11/11/2003 Normal
Freeport Daily Conditions11/11/2003 Normal

 Daily Port Update

Subject:Daily Update / Port Closures
Date:Tuesday, November 18, 2003
Priority:Normal
Notice:PORT OF FREEPORT

CLOSURES: PILOTS ADVISING DUE TO HIGH WINDS EXCEEDING 25 KNOTS

PILOT ADVISORIES:

Daylight Restrictions 0630 - 1630 Lt.

Freeport Navigable Channel:
Maximum Draft: 45 feet 00 inches
Recommended Draft: 42 feet 00 inches
Brazos Harbor:
Maximum Draft: 36 Feet 00 inches


Local Weather Condition & Forcast:

DATE TIME TIDE LEVEL

2003-11-18 8:09 AM CST Low Tide 1.17 feet
2003-11-18 8:41 AM CST High Tide 1.17 feet
2003-11-18 3:52 PM CST Low Tide 0.32 feet
2003-11-18 11:43 PM CST High Tide 1.65 feet
2003-11-19 5:44 AM CST Low Tide 0.88 feet
2003-11-19 11:21 AM CST High Tide 1.28 feet
2003-11-19 4:55 PM CST Low Tide 0.54 feet


Sunrise: 6:47 AM
Sunset: 5:26 PM


Forcast

Day
Mostly sunny and breezy

Night
Clear with a gusty breeze


Current Conditions:

SUNNY
Humidity: 37
Dewpoint: 49° F
Visibility: 10mi
UV Index: 3
Temp: 77°F
Wind Speed: 14.9 mph
Wind Direction: WNW
Water Temp: 73 °F / 23.3 °C


Coastal Forcast
Synopsis For High Island To The Matagorda Ship Channel Out 60
Nautical Miles Including Matagorda And Galveston Bays

Synopsis
A strong cold front will move across the coastal waters this afternoon.
Winds will become northwest by late afternoon and increase in speed.
Onshore winds will resume on Friday as surface high pressure moves east of
the region and low pressure develops in the plains.


Forecast as of 1:12 PM CST on November 18, 2003

Galveston Bay - Matagorda Bay

Small Craft Advisory in effect

This Afternoon
West winds 20 to 30 knots with gusts to 35 knots... becoming Northwest.
Bay waters rough.

Tonight
Northwest winds 20 to 30 knots. Bay waters rough.

Wednesday
North winds around 15 knots. Bay waters slightly choppy to choppy.

Wednesday Night
North winds around 10 knots. Bay waters smooth to slightly choppy.

Thursday
Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming light and variable. Bay waters
smooth.

Friday
Southeast winds around 10 knots. Bay waters smooth to slightly choppy.

Saturday
South winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly choppy. A slight chance of
showers.



Notice posted on Tuesday, November 18, 2003

Disclaimer
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.