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Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/30/2017 Normal
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 Daily Port Update

Subject:Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update
Date:Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Priority:Normal
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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">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

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    82%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 29.52 in / 1000.0 mb

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

Overcast with Haze

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently   78° 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 29.54 in / 1000.3 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       4 miles

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

Overcast

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently   78° F

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<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 29.53 in  / 999.8 mb

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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 before 1pm. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 89. South wind around 15 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 58. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming northeast after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 85. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.

Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. Southeast wind around 10 mph.

Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76.

Saturday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.

Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 54.

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 80.

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

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 83.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Isolated showers before 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 10%.

Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 64. Breezy, with a west wind 10 to 20 mph becoming north after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.

Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 77. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.

Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76. Breezy.

Saturday: A slight chance of showers between 8am and 2pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Windy. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Saturday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Breezy.

Sunday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 76. Breezy.

Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 63. Breezy.

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 75.

Monday Night: Clear, with a low around 68.

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 78.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Cloudy, then gradual clearing during the afternoon, with a high near 85. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 60. West wind 10 to 15 mph becoming north after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 80. Northeast wind around 10 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.

Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76. Breezy.

Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Breezy.

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

Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 78. Breezy.

Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 57.

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 77.

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

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 79.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif"> Hazardous Weather Outlook National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX 408 AM CDT Wed Apr 26 2017   TXZ163-164-176>179-195>200-210>213-226-227-270915- Austin-Brazos-Burleson-Colorado-Fort Bend-Grimes-Harris-Houston- Liberty-Madison-Montgomery-Polk-San Jacinto-Trinity-Walker-Waller- Washington-Wharton- 408 AM CDT Wed Apr 26 2017   This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of Southeast Texas..   .DAY ONE...Today and Tonight   Breezy and warm conditions are expected ahead of a cold front today. A few thunderstorms will be possible east of a Madisonville to Huntsville to Winnie line this afternoon. Some of these thunderstorms may be strong and capable of gusty winds and hail.   .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday   Breezy to windy conditions are expected ahead of a cold front on Friday and Saturday, with thunderstorms capable of locally heavy rainfall possible along the front Saturday night into Sunday morning. Some of these thunderstorms may be strong to severe.   Heat index values may reach the mid to upper 90s on Friday.   .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...   Spotter activation will not be needed.   $$

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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) @ 0708 hrs

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2.4 ft Rising = 47’04”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2.7 ft Steady = 47’07”

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 0708 hrs 

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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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">SEAS ARE PROVIDED AS A RANGE OF THE AVERAGE HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">1/3 OF THE WAVES...ALONG WITH THE OCCASIONAL HEIGHT OF THE AVERAGE

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">HIGHEST 10 PERCENT OF THE WAVES.

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ300-262130-

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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"">407 AM CDT WED APR 26 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 ONSHORE WINDS THIS MORNING WILL DIMINISH THIS AFTERNOON AS

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">A COLD FRONT APPROACHES THE COAST. WINDS WILL BECOME NORTH IN THE

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">WAKE OF THE FRONT THIS EVENING AND INCREASE OVERNIGHT BEFORE

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">DIMINISHING THURSDAY MORNING. ONSHORE WINDS WILL RETURN THURSDAY

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">AFTERNOON AS HIGH PRESSURE DRIFTS EAST OF THE REGION. STRONG

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">ONSHORE WINDS ARE EXPECTED FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY.

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ335-262130-

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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"">.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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<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 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ350-355-262130-

<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"">407 AM CDT WED APR 26 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"">.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">20 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 9 FEET WITH

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">35 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ370-375-262130-

<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"">407 AM CDT WED APR 26 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"">.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">UP TO 11 FEET SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">8 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 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...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">4 FEET.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.FRIDAY...SOUTH 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"">.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING 20 TO

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">TO 8 FEET BUILDING TO 7 TO 9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">11 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FEET WITH

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 14 FEET.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">14 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 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 IN THE MORNING, THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ330-262130-

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">407 AM CDT WED APR 26 2017

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS BECOMING EAST AFTER

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY BECOMING

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

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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

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

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

<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.