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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 29, 2017
Priority:Normal
Notice:

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">March 29, 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">Houston //  Open to all vessel traffic

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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

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<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  29.80 in / 1009.5 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint   68° F

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

Overcast with Haze

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<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity    84° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 29.83 in / 1010.2 mb

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Overcast

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently   74° F

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<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity   85° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  29.80 in  / 1009.0 mb

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could be severe. High near 81. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Tonight: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight.

Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. Northwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Thursday Night: Clear, with a low around 60. West wind around 5 mph becoming south after midnight.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 86. South wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 65.

Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.

Saturday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.

Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.

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

Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 63.

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some of the storms could be severe. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Breezy, with a southeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm. Some of the storms could be severe. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Thursday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8am. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 73. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Thursday Night: Clear, with a low around 67. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south after midnight.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 77. South wind around 10 mph.

Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 69.

Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.

Saturday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70.

Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Sunday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Monday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.

Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly clear, with a low around 68.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some of the storms could be severe. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Tonight: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. South wind 10 to 15 mph.

Thursday: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 77. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Thursday Night: Clear, with a low around 63. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south after midnight.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 81. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

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

Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.

Saturday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70.

Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.

Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.

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

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 81.

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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) @ 0752 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2.5 ft Rising = 47’05”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2.8 ft Falling = 47’08”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2.6 ft Falling = 47’06”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2.8 ft Steady = 47’08”

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 0752 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">9 knots from SE, gusts to 10 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

<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"">NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">341 AM CDT WED MAR 29 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"">STRONG SOUTHERLY WINDS AND ROUGH SEAS SHOULD CONTINUE THIS

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">MORNING AND GRADUALLY DECREASE THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS WILL BE SLOW

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">TO DECREASE DUE TO THE LONG SOUTHERLY FETCH. CONDITIONS WILL

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">IMPROVE FURTHER THURSDAY AS A PACIFIC COLD FRONT PUSHES OFF THE

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">COAST. MODERATE OFFSHORE WINDS ARE EXPECTED THURSDAY INTO FRIDAY

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">BUT SOUTHERLY WINDS WILL BE REDEVELOPING OVER THE WEEKEND.

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ330-335-292115-

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">341 AM CDT WED MAR 29 2017

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CDT THIS MORNING...

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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...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY. SHOWERS

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AFTER

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE

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

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

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ350-355-292115-

<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"">341 AM CDT WED MAR 29 2017

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE SEVERE.

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 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 AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. A

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

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

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

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ370-375-292115-

<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"">341 AM CDT WED MAR 29 2017

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 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 AND

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">THUNDERSTORMS. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE SEVERE.

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 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 AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 7 FEET WITH

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">10 FEET. A 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

http://www.swg.usace.army.mil/<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#1F497D">

http://www.swg.usace.army.mil/Missions/Navigation.aspx<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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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.