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Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/31/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/30/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/29/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/28/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/27/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/26/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/25/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/23/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/22/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/21/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/20/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/19/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/18/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/17/2017 Normal
Houston Ship Channel // USCG Houston VTS DIRECTED CLOSURE - HSC 3/1703/16/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/16/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/15/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/14/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/13/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/12/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/11/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/10/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/09/2017 Normal
Freeport Update 03/08/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/08/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/07/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/06/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/05/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/04/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/03/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/02/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/01/2017 Normal

 Daily Port Update

Subject:Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update
Date:Thursday, March 02, 2017
Priority:Normal
Notice:

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">March 02, 2017            Thursday

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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 //  Open to all vessel traffic

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Recent closures on HSC due to fog

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">02/02

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0735      Pilots suspended boarding inbound vessels due to fog / Outbound traffic remain on schedule.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0817      Pilots suspended boarding all traffic due to fog

1210      Pilot resumed boarding inbound and outbound<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"> traffic

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">02/05

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2135       Pilots suspended boarding all traffic due to fog

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">02/06

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1215     Pilots resumed boarding outbound vessel traffic only

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1655     Pilots suspended boarding all traffic due to fog

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">02/07

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1010     Pilots resumed boarding inbound and shifting traffic // Outbound traffic remains suspended

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1815     Pilots suspended boarding inbound vessels and outbound remains closed due to fog

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">02/08

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0930     Pilots resumed boarding inbound vessel traffic only

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1245     Pilots resumed boarding outbound traffic and remains boarding inbound traffic

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">02/11

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0100     Pilots suspended boarding all traffic due to fog

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1000     Pilots resumed boarding outbound and shifting vessel traffic

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1700     Pilots suspended boarding all traffic due to fog

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">02/12

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1100     Pilots resumed boarding inbound vessel traffic only

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2342     Pilots suspended board inbound traffic and outbound traffic remains suspended due to fog

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">02/13

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1200       Pilots resumed boarding outbound traffic only

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2110       Pilots suspended boarding outbound traffic and remains suspended to inbound traffic due to fog

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">02/14

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0815       Pilots resumed boarding outbound and shifting vessel traffic

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1030       Pilots resumed boarding inbound traffic // Open to all vessel traffic

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">02/18

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1954       Pilots suspended boarding all traffic due to fog

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">02/19

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1020       Pilots resumed boarding outbound vessel traffic / Inbound vessel traffic remains suspended

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1727       Pilots suspended boarding all traffic due to fog

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2100       Pilots resumed boarding outbound vessel traffic

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">02/20

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0915       Pilots resumed boarding inbound traffic and remains boarding outbound traffic

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<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">02/28

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">0550        Pilots suspended boarding all vessel traffic due to fog

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">0835         Pilots resumed boarding all vessel traffic

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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">Thursday

Fair

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently   54° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High          67° F

Wind Chill 50<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity   33%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  30.26 in / 1025.3 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint   25° 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 NE 16 mph

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

Fair and Breezy

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently   59° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity    38° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 30.24 in / 1023.9 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint   33° 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 24 mph, Gusts up to 32 mph

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Fair

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently   56° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity    37° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  30.24 in  / 1024.1 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint   30° 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 12 mph

<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 67. Northeast wind 5 to 15 mph.

Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 48. Northeast wind around 5 mph.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 70. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. East wind around 5 mph.

Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 70. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

Saturday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 61.

Sunday: A 50 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 74.

Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.

Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 79.

Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.

Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79.

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

Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 77.

<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 65. Windy, with a northeast wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 56. Northeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 66. Northeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. East wind 10 to 15 mph.

Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 69. East wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Saturday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 64.

Sunday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 71.

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

Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 73.

Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.

Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 73.

Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.

Wednesday: Partly 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">Mostly sunny, with a high near 65. Breezy, with a northeast wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. Northeast wind around 10 mph.

Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 67. East wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. East wind around 10 mph.

Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 71. East wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Saturday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 64.

Sunday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 73.

Sunday Night: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 76.

Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.

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

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

Wednesday: Partly 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 Issued by National Weather Service Corpus Christi TX 306 PM CST Wed Mar 1 2017   GMZ330-335-350-355-370-375-TXZ163-164-176>179-195>200-210>214-226- 227-235>238-022115- Austin-Brazoria-Brazos-Burleson-Chambers- Coastal waters from Freeport to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 20 NM-Coastal waters from High Island to Freeport out 20 NM- Colorado-Fort Bend-Galveston-Galveston Bay-Grimes-Harris-Houston- Jackson-Liberty-Madison-Matagorda-Matagorda Bay-Montgomery-Polk- San Jacinto-Trinity-Walker-Waller-Washington- Waters from Freeport to the Matagorda Ship Channel from 20 to 60 NM-Waters from High Island to Freeport from 20 to 60 NM- Wharton- 306 PM CST Wed Mar 1 2017   This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of Southeast Texas..   .DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight   Small craft advisories are in effect tonight for open Gulf waters.   .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday   Small craft advisory conditions continue through Thursday morning.   .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

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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) @ 0528 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 = 44’05”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0.4 ft Rising = 45’04”

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.1 ft Rising = 46’01”

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 0528 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">11 knots from NNE, gusts to 14 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">21 knots from SNE gusts to 29 knots

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">FZUS54 KHGX 020927

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">327 AM CST THU MAR 2 2017

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

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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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ300-022230-

<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"">327 AM CST THU MAR 2 2017

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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"">MODERATE TO STRONG NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH TONIGHT

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS INTO THE AREA FROM THE NORTH. MODERATE TO STRONG

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">EAST WINDS ON FRIDAY AND EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS OVER THE WEEKEND WILL

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">ALLOW ELEVATED SEAS TO PERSIST. SLIGHTLY WEAKER ONSHORE WINDS ALONG

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ330-335-022230-

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">327 AM CST THU MAR 2 2017

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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"">.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING 15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN

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

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ350-355-022230-

<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"">327 AM CST THU MAR 2 2017

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A CHANCE OF

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ370-375-022230-

<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"">327 AM CST THU MAR 2 2017

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">SEAS UP TO 11 FEET.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">SEAS UP TO 11 FEET.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">SEAS UP TO 11 FEET.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING, THEN

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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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 / Enterprise

<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 Barbour’s 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

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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.