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Subject:Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update
Date:Tuesday, March 07, 2017
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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">March 07, 2017            Tuesday

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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">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">Tuesday

Mostly Cloudy

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently   70° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High          77° F

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   90%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  30.03 in / 1017.4 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       8  miles

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

Fog / Mist

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently   71° 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    96° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 30.05 in / 1017.6 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint   70° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Visibility       5 miles

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

Overcast

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently   72° 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    97° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  30.04 in  / 1017.3 mb

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

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Today: Showers and thunderstorms. High near 77. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. North wind 10 to 15 mph.

Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. Northeast wind around 10 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.

Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. East wind around 5 mph.

Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.

Friday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79.

Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.

Saturday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77.

Saturday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.

Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.

Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.

Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76.

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Today: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. High near 71. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Breezy, with a north wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.

Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 67. Breezy, with a northeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.

Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. Southeast wind around 10 mph.

Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.

Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70.

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

Saturday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70.

Saturday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.

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

Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.

Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers. 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">Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. High near 75. South wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68. East wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.

Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74.

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

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

Saturday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.

Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 70.

Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.

Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 74.

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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) @ 0620 hrs

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.0 ft Falling = 46’00”

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 0620 hrs 

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

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<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">7 knots from SSE gusts to 8 knots

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

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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 070948

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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

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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"">GMZ300-072230-

<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"">348 AM CST TUE MAR 7 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"">ALTHOUGH WINDS ARE DIMINISHING...ELEVATED LONGER PERIOD SWELLS

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">WILL LINGER THROUGH MUCH OF THE DAY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">WILL DEVELOP AHEAD OF A COOL FRONT THAT IS EXPECTED TO APPROACH

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">THE COAST AROUND SUNSET. NORTHEAST WINDS WILL INCREASE LATER

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">TONIGHT AS THE FRONT PUSHES THROUGH THE GULF WATERS. AS HIGH

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">PRESSURE MOVES OFF TO THE EAST...ONSHORE WINDS WILL RETURN LATE

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ330-335-072230-

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">348 AM CST TUE MAR 7 2017

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">PATCHY FOG. WINDS HIGHER AND WATERS ROUGH NEAR AFTERNOON SHOWERS

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.THURSDAY THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ350-355-072230-

<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-

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER NEAR EVENING THUNDERSTORMS.

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. A

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.THURSDAY THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED

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

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

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ370-375-072230-

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">UP TO 9 FEET...SLOWLY SUBSIDING THIS AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG. A

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS INCREASING TO NEAR 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">UP TO 7 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING, THEN A

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

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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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Please note the above information is based on the Corp of Engineers – Project draft for the Houston Ship Channel, if you have a question regarding deep draft in Houston Ship Channel or alongside a berth, please contact our operations department

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#051423">The ACOE project draft for the GSC is 45’00” FW.  The narrowest point is approximately 1,200 ft wide with no air draft restrictions.  At the POGA berths the maximum deep draft varies from 32’00” to 40’00” at MLT,

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<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Port of Freeport is located three miles from deep water, the channel is 400 ft wide and ACOE project maximum deep draft at MLW is 45’00”.

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

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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

 

NOAA

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For quality assurance purposes please note well that while the above information is regularly vetted for accuracy it is not intended to replace the local knowledge or expertise pertaining to port conditions of our marine operations personnel. Port précis should always be verified by contacting the corresponding marine department of a particular location for the most up-to-date information.