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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:Friday, March 17, 2017
Priority:Normal
Notice:

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">March 17, 2017            Friday

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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 inbound and outbound vessel traffic – due to submerged dredge line operations

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">No vessel traffic allowed until services are completed // Closure from 0730 – 0930 hrs 17th March   

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Lt Buoy 101 is located adjacent to Goose Creek and below Fred Hartman Bridge - Baytown

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Recent port closures

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">03/08

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1530       Pilots suspended boarding all vessel traffic due to fog

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">03/09

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0400       Pilots resumed boarding outbound vessel traffic only

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2000       Pilots resumed boarding inbound vessel traffic and remains boarding outbound vessel traffic

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">03/10

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1115       Pilots suspended boarding all vessel traffic due to fog

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1300       Pilots resumed boarding outbound vessel traffic

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1550       Pilots suspended boarding all vessel traffic due to fog

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2300       Pilots resumed boarding outbound vessel traffic only

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">03/11

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0215       Pilots resumed boarding inbound vessel traffic and remains boarding outbound vessel traffic

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Galveston / Texas City // Open to all vessel traffic

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Freeport //  Open to all vessel traffic

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Partly Cloudy

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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   90%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  30.17 in / 1022.2 mb

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

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Fair

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently   69° F

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<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity    94° F

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Overcast

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity    87° F

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Isolated showers after 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 80. South wind 5 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Tonight: Isolated showers before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind 5 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Saturday: A slight chance of showers between 8am and 10am, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 10am. Partly sunny, with a high near 82. Southeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Patchy fog after 4am. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 62. South wind around 5 mph.

Sunday: Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 83. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.

Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.

Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.

Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.

Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.

Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.

Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 81.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Isolated showers between 8am and 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 77. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers after 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.

Saturday: A slight chance of showers before 10am, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 10am and 2pm, then a slight chance of showers after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 76. South wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers before 8pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 66. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 77. Southeast wind around 5 mph.

Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 67.

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 76.

Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 67.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.

Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.

Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Isolated showers between 7am and 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 76. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

Saturday: A slight chance of showers before 9am, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 9am and 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 76. South wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Saturday Night: Patchy fog after 3am. Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 65. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

Sunday: Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 77. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 67.

Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 75.

Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 68.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.

Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.

Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.

Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 78.

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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) @ 0556 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0.6 ft Falling = 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">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 @ 0556 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">5 knots from S, gusts to 7 knots

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<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">18 knots from SSW gusts to 24 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"">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

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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"">NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">414 AM CDT FRI MAR 17 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 OCCASIONALLY STRONG AND GUSTY SOUTH WINDS ALONG WITH

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">ELEVATED SEAS CAN BE EXPECTED THIS MORNING. SEAS WILL LOWER AND

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">WINDS WILL WEAKEN LATER TODAY AND INTO THE WEEKEND. A LIGHT TO

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">OCCASIONALLY MODERATE ONSHORE FLOW WILL THEN PREVAIL THROUGH THE

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ330-335-172215-

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">414 AM CDT FRI MAR 17 2017

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION THROUGH 7 AM CDT...

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 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. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ350-355-172215-

<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"">414 AM CDT FRI MAR 17 2017

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION THROUGH 11 AM CDT...

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 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"">.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. A

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ370-375-172215-

<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"">414 AM CDT FRI MAR 17 2017

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM CDT THIS MORNING...

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS NEAR 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">TO 8 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.

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

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

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

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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">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">

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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

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

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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

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

http://galvestonpilots.com/galtexnew/<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#051423">

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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.