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Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/30/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/29/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/28/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/27/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/26/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/25/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/24/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/23/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/22/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/21/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/20/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/19/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/18/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/16/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/15/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/14/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/13/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/12/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/11/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/10/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/09/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/08/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/07/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/06/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/05/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/04/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/03/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/02/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/01/2016 Normal

 Daily Port Update

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

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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 //  Closed to all vessel traffic @ 2143/01st April // due to strong winds and rough seas

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

Overcast

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently   74° 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   94%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  29.75 in / 1007.9 mb

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind SE 14 mph, Gusts up to 23 mph

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

Overcast

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently   76° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High          76° 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    91° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 29.77 in / 1008.1 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint   73° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind SE 17 mph, Gusts up to 28 mph

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

Overcast

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently   76° F

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<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity   91° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  29.74 in  / 1007.1 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint   73° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Visibility       9 miles

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind SE 16 mph, Gusts up to 23 mph

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 7am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. High near 80. South wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

Tonight: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight.

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 85. West wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 62. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming south after midnight.

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 86. South wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.

Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 78.

Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 52.

Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 76.

Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 53.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 79.

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

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 82.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. High near 76. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Low around 66. South wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8am. Sunny, with a high near 79. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Monday Night: Clear, with a low around 70. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 79. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.

Wednesday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8am and 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 60. Breezy.

Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 72.

Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 60.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 72.

Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 64.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 74.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 8am. Cloudy, with a high near 79. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. South wind around 10 mph becoming southwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8am. Sunny, with a high near 80. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 67. South wind around 10 mph.

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 82. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

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

Wednesday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8am and 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

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

Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 74.

Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 56.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 76.

Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 61.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 78.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif"> Hazardous Weather Outlook National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX 426 AM CDT Sun Apr 2 2017   TXZ163-164-176>179-195>200-210>214-226-227-235>238-030930- Austin-Brazoria-Brazos-Burleson-Chambers-Colorado-Fort Bend- Galveston-Grimes-Harris-Houston-Jackson-Liberty-Madison-Matagorda- Montgomery-Polk-San Jacinto-Trinity-Walker-Waller-Washington- Wharton- 426 AM CDT Sun Apr 2 2017   This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of Southeast Texas..   .DAY ONE...Today and Tonight   There is a moderate risk of severe weather mainly east and northeast of a College Station to Cleveland line. To the south and west of that line there is an enhanced risk for severe weather. All modes of severe weather will be possible - tornadoes, large hail and damaging winds. There is also the potential for heavy rainfall and flash flooding. A flash flood watch is in effect today for areas north of a Brenham to Livingston line.   .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Monday through Saturday   Hazardous weather is not expected at this time.   .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...   Spotter activation may be required today.   $$

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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) @ 0652 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.4 ft Falling = 46’04”

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2.3 ft Rising = 47’03”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2.0 ft Rising = 47’00”

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 0652 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">18 knots from SE, gusts to 23 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"">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"">345 AM CDT SUN APR 2 2017

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM...

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">STRONG SOUTHEAST WINDS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH SUNDAY. ROUGH SURF,

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">ELEVATED TIDES AND STRONG RIP CURRENTS ARE LIKELY THIS MORNING.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE ALONG THE COAST AND SOME MAY BE

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">SEVERE WITH STRONG WINDS AS AN UPPER LEVEL SYSTEM MOVES ACROSS

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">TEXAS. WEST WINDS WILL DEVELOP ON MONDAY BEHIND A PACIFIC FRONT

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">MAY PUSH OFF THE COAST ON WEDNESDAY.

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">345 AM CDT SUN APR 2 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...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">RAINFALL EARLY IN THE MORNING. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS CHOPPY BECOMING

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

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

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

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ330-022115-

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">345 AM CDT SUN APR 2 2017

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 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 CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON, THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY LATE.

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS CHOPPY BECOMING SLIGHTLY

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY BECOMING

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ350-355-022115-

<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"">345 AM CDT SUN APR 2 2017

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<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...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING 15 TO 25 KNOTS

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ370-375-022115-

<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"">345 AM CDT SUN APR 2 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...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET WITH

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON, THEN SHOWERS AND

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

<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 ISOLATED

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">45 feet/13.72 meters up to Shell / Enterprise

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">40 feet/12.19 meters up to S.P. Slip

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">36 feet/10.97 meters to the Turning Basin

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">197’ (Morgan’s Point)

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">197’ (below Fred Hartman Bridge – Baytown)

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">175' (Baytown/LaPorte Bridge)

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">197’ (Battleship Texas)

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">175' (Beltway 8 Bridge)

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">197’ (Power Plant)

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">135' (Loop 610 Bridge)

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Air drafts clearances are based on MHW // Vessels should allow an additional 10 feet clearance for the Power Lines

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">The Texas City Ship Channel is approximately 11 miles from GB Buoy

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">The ACOE project draft for the TXCSC is 45’00 FW at MLT from the GB BUOY to Valero Dock # 42, the channel above project draft is 40’00 FW at MLT.  The length on the final approach from the Houston, Galveston, Texas City tri-channel split is approximately 6 miles, the width is approximately a 400 ft bottom, the Turning Basin is approximately 4,200 ft long and 1,200 ft wide with a maximum deep draft of 45 ft FW at MLT, and is navigable day or night with no air draft restrictions.  Only TX City Docks with 45’00” maximum deep draft at MLT are TC # 11, 12, 41, & 42

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#051423">The Galveston Ship Channel is approximately    miles from GB Buoy

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#051423"> 

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

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Army Corp of Engineers

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

http://www.houston-pilots.com/<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#051423">Galveston Texas City Pilots

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

www.brazospilots.com

 

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