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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
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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
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Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/08/2017 Normal
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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:Friday, April 28, 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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Mostly Cloudy

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

Fog / Mist

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<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 29.71 in / 1006.0 mb

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

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Overcast

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<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 29.68 in  / 1005.0 mb

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<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind  S 18 mph, Gusts up to 25 mph

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Partly sunny, with a high near 89. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 79. Southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Saturday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87. Windy, with a south wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 76. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Sunday Night: Clear, with a low around 54.

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 81.

Monday Night: Clear, with a low around 61.

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 85.

Tuesday Night: A slight chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Wednesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84.

Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.

Thursday: 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">Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 78. Windy, with a southeast wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

Saturday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Windy, with a southeast wind around 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2am. Low around 68. Windy, with a south wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2pm. High near 76. Breezy, with a northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

Sunday Night: Clear, with a low around 65.

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 75.

Monday Night: Clear, with a low around 69.

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 79.

Tuesday Night: A slight chance of showers between 8pm and 2am, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Wednesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 80.

Wednesday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.

Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.

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Today: Partly sunny, with a high near 82. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 79. Breezy, with a southeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Windy, with a southeast wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.

Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Windy, with a south wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8am. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 77. Breezy, with a northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

Sunday Night: Clear, with a low around 57.

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 78.

Monday Night: Clear, with a low around 64.

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 82.

Tuesday Night: A slight chance of showers between 8pm and 2am, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 82.

Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.

Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly 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 423 AM CDT Fri Apr 28 2017   TXZ163-164-176>179-195>200-210>213-226-227-290930- Austin-Brazos-Burleson-Colorado-Fort Bend-Grimes-Harris-Houston- Liberty-Madison-Montgomery-Polk-San Jacinto-Trinity-Walker-Waller- Washington-Wharton- 423 AM CDT Fri Apr 28 2017   This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of Southeast Texas..   .DAY ONE...Today and Tonight   South winds will increase to 15 to 20 mph and gusty this afternoon. High humidity levels coupled with very warm temperatures will produce heat index values in the upper 90`s this afternoon.   .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday   A strong upper level storm system coupled with a surface cold front will produce showers and thunderstorms Saturday night. Some of the storms could become strong to severe with damaging winds and large hail. The storms will end very early Sunday morning.   Another storm system will approach the region on Wednesday. Some of the storms could again be strong to severe with damaging winds and large hail.   .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...   Emergency managers and storm spotters should prepare for possible activation Saturday night.   $$

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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) @ 0900 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.8 ft Steady = 46’08”

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2.2 ft Rising = 47’02”

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

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

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 0900 hrs 

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">7 knots from SSE, gusts to 11 knots

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<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">15 knots from S, gusts to 22 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...CORRECTED

<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"">345 AM CDT FRI APR 28 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 WILL DEVELOP LATER TODAY AND GUSTS TO GALE

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">FORCE ARE LIKELY TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT. THE WINDS WILL

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">COMBINE WITH LONG PERIODS SWELLS AND HIGH SURF TONIGHT THROUGH AT

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">LEAST EARLY SUNDAY MORNING AHEAD OF AN APPROACHING COLD FRONT.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">PRIMARY THREATS WILL BE WATER RUN- UP ON EASTERN FACING GULF

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">SHORES DURING HIGH TIDE TIMES LATER TONIGHT ALONG WITH STRONGER

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ330-335-282045-

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">345 AM CDT FRI APR 28 2017

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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 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. BAY WATERS ROUGH. A

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">IN THE AFTERNOON. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WILL LIKELY BE REQUIRED.

<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. BAY WATERS ROUGH BECOMING CHOPPY.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ350-355-282045-

<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 FRI APR 28 2017

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET WITH

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET WITH

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET. 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"">.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">15 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">SEAS UP TO 13 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">IN THE EVENING, THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY AFTER

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. 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"">.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ370-375-282045-

<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 FRI APR 28 2017

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 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"">.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 7 FEET WITH

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 25 KNOTS. SEAS 9 TO 12 FEET

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING 20 TO

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">UP TO 15 FEET SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 11 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 8 TO 10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">13 FEET SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">10 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET

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

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

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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">

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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.