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Ship Channel Update 04/30/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/30/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/29/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/28/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/27/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/26/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/25/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/24/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/23/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/22/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/21/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/20/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/19/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/18/2017 Normal
FW: Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/17/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/15/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/14/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/13/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/12/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/11/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/10/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/09/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/08/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/07/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/06/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/05/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/04/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/03/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/02/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/01/2017 Normal

 Daily Port Update

Subject:Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update
Date:Wednesday, April 05, 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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Houston Ship Channel Closure on 5th April from 0930 - 1330 hrs at LT Buoy 107 located above Fred Hartman Baytown Bridge and below ExxonMobil Baytown. Submerged dredge pipe line operations

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

A Few Clouds

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity   54%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  29.93 in / 1014.0 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint   46° 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  

A Few Clouds and Breezy

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity    66° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 29.89 in / 1012.1 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint   59° F

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Fair

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<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind N 15 mph, Gusts up to 24 mph

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Tonight: Clear, with a low around 52. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 78. North wind around 5 mph.

Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 53. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 78. Light and variable wind becoming southeast 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

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

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 81.

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

Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.

Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71.

Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83.

Monday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Partly sunny, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 74. Windy, with a northwest wind 25 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.

Tonight: Clear, with a low around 62. Windy, with a north wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.

Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 73. North wind 5 to 15 mph becoming west in the afternoon.

Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 62. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north after midnight.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 72. Northeast wind around 10 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.

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

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 74.

Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 71.

Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.

Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73.

Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 77.

Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72.

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Sunny, with a high near 76. Windy, with a northwest wind around 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.

Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 52. Breezy, with a north wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 74. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon.

Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 57. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming northwest after midnight.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 76. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.

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

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 78.

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

Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.

Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72.

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

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

Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 81.

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Wind Advisory<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif"> URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX 417 AM CDT Wed Apr 5 2017   ...Wind Advisory Along The Coast Today...   .Winds will become northwesterly and gusty in the wake of a cold front passage this morning, and will continue for much of the day Winds will be strongest along the coast, with sustained winds to around 25 mph and gusts of 30-35 mph.   TXZ214-236>238-051730- /O.NEW.KHGX.WI.Y.0008.170405T1200Z-170405T2300Z/ Brazoria-Chambers-Galveston-Matagorda- Including the cities of Alvin, Anahuac, Angleton, Bay City, Freeport, Friendswood, Galveston, Lake Jackson, League City, Mont Belvieu, Palacios, Pearland, Texas City, and Winnie 417 AM CDT Wed Apr 5 2017   ...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CDT THIS EVENING...   The National Weather Service in Houston/Galveston has issued a Wind Advisory, which is in effect until 6 PM CDT this evening.   * EVENT...Strong, gusty northwesterly winds. Strongest winds will   be along the Gulf coastline, sustained 25-30 mph and gusts 30-35   mph.   * TIMING...Through early evening.   * IMPACT...Unsecured light items could be tossed about by these   winds. Drivers on roads should be prepared for cross-winds,   strongest on roads parallel to the shoreline. Drivers of high   profile vehicles should be particularly cautious.   PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...   Drivers of vans...campers...trailers...and other high-profile vehicles should be alert to the danger of these winds... especially when driving along east to west oriented roads.   &&   $$  
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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Hazardous Weather Outlook Hazardous Weather Outlook National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX 420 AM CDT Wed Apr 5 2017   TXZ163-164-176>179-195>200-210>214-226-227-235>238-061200- Austin-Brazoria-Brazos-Burleson-Chambers-Colorado-Fort Bend- Galveston-Grimes-Harris-Houston-Jackson-Liberty-Madison-Matagorda- Montgomery-Polk-San Jacinto-Trinity-Walker-Waller-Washington- Wharton- 420 AM CDT Wed Apr 5 2017   This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of Southeast Texas..   .DAY ONE...Today and Tonight   Gusty conditions in the wake of a cold front have prompted the issuance of wind advisories for counties on the Gulf Coast.   .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday   No hazardous weather is expected at this time.   .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...   $$  

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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) @ 0816 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0.0 ft Steady = 45’00”

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0.8 ft Rising = 45’08”

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 0816 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">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 CHANNEL

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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"">350 AM CDT WED APR 5 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 NORTHWEST TO NORTH WINDS AND BUILDING SEAS CAN BE EXPECTED TODAY

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">IN THE WAKE OF A COLD FRONT THAT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE WATERS EARLY

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">THIS MORNING. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT...AND WINDS MAY BRIEFLY

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GUST TO GALE FORCE. NORTH WINDS WILL GRADUALLY WEAKEN TONIGHT AND THURSDAY

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">AS HIGH PRESSURE SETTLES OVER THE STATE. WINDS WILL BECOME EAST TO SOUTHEAST

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">ON FRIDAY AS THE HIGH MOVES TO THE EAST...THEN STRENGTHEN OVER THE WEEKEND

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">WHEN CAUTION FLAGS WILL PROBABLY BE NEEDED.

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM CDT THIS MORNING THROUGH

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING 15 TO 25 KNOTS IN

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON.

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON.

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

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ350-355-052130-

<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"">350 AM CDT WED APR 5 2017

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM CDT THIS MORNING THROUGH

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING 20 TO 25 KNOTS IN THE

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET

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<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"">350 AM CDT WED APR 5 2017

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM CDT THIS MORNING THROUGH

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 25 TO 30 KNOTS

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING AROUND 10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">SEAS 2 FEET.

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH

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

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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.