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Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/31/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/30/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/29/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/28/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/27/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/26/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/25/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/24/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/23/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/22/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/21/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/20/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/19/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/18/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/17/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/16/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/15/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/14/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/13/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/12/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/11/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/10/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/09/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/08/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/07/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/06/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/05/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/04/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/03/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/02/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/01/2017 Normal

 Daily Port Update

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">May 02, 2017            Tuesday

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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">04/29

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2028       Pilots suspended boarding to all traffic due to rough seas and high winds

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">04/30

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1000       Pilots resumed boarding outbound traffic only

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1345       Pilots resumed boarding inbound traffic and remains boarding outbound 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">04/30

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0520       Pilots suspended boarding to all traffic due to rough seas and high winds

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0850       Pilots resumed boarding all 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;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">04/29

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1529       Pilots suspended boarding to all traffic due to rough seas and high winds

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">04/30

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0645       Pilots resumed boarding all traffic

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

Fair

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently   62° F

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

Fair

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 30.00 in / 1015.7 mb

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

Fair

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently   61° F

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<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 29.97 in  / 1015.0 mb

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Sunny, with a high near 87. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Tonight: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Some of the storms could be severe. Increasing clouds, with a low around 70. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

Wednesday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 1pm. Some of the storms could be severe. Cloudy, with a high near 81. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

Wednesday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could be severe. Cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 58. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming north after midnight.

Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 77. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Thursday Night: Clear, with a low around 55.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 79.

Friday Night: Clear, with a low around 57.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 82.

Saturday Night: Clear, with a low around 62.

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 84.

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

Monday: Mostly 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">Sunny, with a high near 82. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Tonight: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Some of the storms could be severe. Increasing clouds, with a low around 74. Southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

Wednesday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 1pm. Some of the storms could be severe. Cloudy, with a high near 81. Southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

Wednesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am. Some of the storms could be severe. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 62. Breezy, with a west wind 10 to 15 mph becoming north 15 to 20 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 74. Breezy, with a northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Thursday Night: Clear, with a low around 64.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 77.

Friday Night: Clear, with a low around 66.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 78.

Saturday Night: Clear, with a low around 69.

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 79.

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Sunny, with a high near 82. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Tonight: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Some of the storms could be severe. Increasing clouds, with a low around 73. Southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

Wednesday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 1pm. Some of the storms could be severe. Cloudy, with a high near 81. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

Wednesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am. Some of the storms could be severe. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 62. South wind 10 to 15 mph becoming north after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 77. Northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Thursday Night: Clear, with a low around 57.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 78.

Friday Night: Clear, with a low around 61.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 79.

Saturday Night: Clear, with a low around 66.

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 80.

Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.

Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif"> Hazardous Weather Outlook National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX 422 AM CDT Tue May 2 2017   GMZ330-335-TXZ163-164-176>179-195>200-210>214-226-227-235>238- 031300- Austin-Brazoria-Brazos-Burleson-Chambers-Colorado-Fort Bend- Galveston-Galveston Bay-Grimes-Harris-Houston-Jackson-Liberty- Madison-Matagorda-Matagorda Bay-Montgomery-Polk-San Jacinto- Trinity-Walker-Waller-Washington-Wharton- 422 AM CDT Tue May 2 2017   This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of Southeast Texas..   .DAY ONE...Today and Tonight   Isolated strong to severe thunderstorms are possible late tonight. The main threat will be damaging winds. Secondary threats are locally heavy rainfall and isolated tornadoes.   .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday   Better chances for thunderstorms are expected on Wednesday as a warm front moves northward through the area. There is a slight risk for severe storms with large hail, locally heavy rainfall and isolated tornadoes the main threats. A line of thunderstorms is then expected to move ahead of a cold front late Wednesday afternoon and during the evening. There is a slight risk for damaging winds, large hail, and locally heavy rainfall with these storms. The thunderstorm threat is expected to end with the frontal passage.   .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...   Spotter activation may be needed Wednesday and Wednesday evening.   $$

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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) @ 0632 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0.3 ft Falling = 45’03”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0.9 ft Steady = 45’09”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.2 ft Rising = 46’02”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.1 ft Steady = 46’01”

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 0632 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">8 knots from S, gusts to 10 knots

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

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Please visit our WEB Site<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"> www.moranshipping.com<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"> for port tide tables

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<span-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:#1F497D">NOAA Weather Galveston Bay & Matagorda Bay

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">UPPER TEXAS COASTAL WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ300-022215-

<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"">405 AM CDT TUE MAY 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"">SOUTHERLY WINDS WILL INCREASE TODAY AND REMAIN ELEVATED THROUGH

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">WEDNESDAY. THIS WILL ALLOW FOR BUILDING SEAS ALONG WITH A

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">CONTINUED HIGH PERIOD SWELL. SMALL CRAFT MAY NEED TO EXERCISE

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">CAUTION TONIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY WITH THE STRONGER WINDS AND

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">BUILDING SEAS. A COLD FRONT SHOULD PUSH OFF THE COAST THURSDAY

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">MORNING WITH STRONG NORTHERLY WINDS. SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES MAY BE

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">NEEDED THURSDAY MORNING. OFFSHORE WINDS SHOULD PERSIST THROUGH THE

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ330-335-022215-

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 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. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH 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"">.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH TO

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 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"">.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ350-355-022215-

<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"">405 AM CDT TUE MAY 2 2017

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">15 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. SHOWERS AND

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ370-375-022215-

<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"">405 AM CDT TUE MAY 2 2017

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">15 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 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">Power Lines 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Army Corp of Engineers

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

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

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

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

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

http://galvestonpilots.com/galtexnew/<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#051423">

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

www.brazospilots.com

 

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