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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:Wednesday, March 08, 2017
Priority:Normal
Notice:

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">March 08, 2017            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">Patchy fog predicted from Thursday to Saturday

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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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Overcast

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently   62° 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   40%

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

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

Overcast

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently   65° 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    61° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 30.24 in / 1024.0 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint   51° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Visibility     10 miles

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

Overcast

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently   61° 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    63° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  30.24 in  / 1023.8 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint   48° F

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Today: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Southeast wind around 5 mph.

Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

Friday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Southeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Friday Night: A 30 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 77.

Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 69.

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

Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 73.

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

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Today: <span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Mostly cloudy, with a high near 67. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Southeast wind around 10 mph.

Friday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. East wind around 10 mph.

Friday Night: A 30 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: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a low around 61. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 66. Windy.

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

Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.

Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Today: <span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

Friday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

Friday Night: A 30 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 74.

Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

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

Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 58.

Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 71.

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

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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) @ 0648 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 = 45’07”

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0.6 ft Steady = 45’06”

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 0648 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">12 knots from ENE gusts to 14 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 080951

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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"">351 AM CST WED MAR 8 2017

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

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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"">GMZ300-082230-

<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"">351 AM CST WED MAR 8 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 NORTHEAST WINDS WILL GRADUALLY DIMINISH AND EVENTUALLY

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">VEER TO THE SOUTHEAST BY THIS EVENING AS HIGH PRESSURE MOVES EAST

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">OF THE REGION. LIGHT TO OCCASIONALLY MODERATE ONSHORE WINDS AND

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">PATCHY FOG WILL PERSIST UNTIL THE NEXT COLD FRONT MOVES OFF THE

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">COAST SATURDAY NIGHT. STRONG OFFSHORE WINDS IN ITS WAKE WILL

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">LIKELY REQUIRE A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY.

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ330-335-082230-

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">351 AM CST WED MAR 8 2017

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST. BAY

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.THURSDAY THROUGH SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. PATCHY FOG LATE NIGHTS AND EARLY MORNINGS.

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">20 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH BECOMING CHOPPY 

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 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. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ350-355-082230-

<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"">351 AM CST WED MAR 8 2017

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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...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS THIS MORNING BECOMING EAST

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FEET BUILDING TO 5 FEET. A CHANCE

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">20 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 AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ370-375-082230-

<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"">351 AM CST WED MAR 8 2017

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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...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS THIS MORNING BECOMING EAST

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.THURSDAY THROUGH SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO

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

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

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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

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<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">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">Port of Texas City

http://www.tctrr.com/<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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<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

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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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Army Corp of Engineers

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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

 

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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.