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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:Sunday, May 07, 2017
Priority:Normal
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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">May 07, 2017            Sunday

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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">NOAA HOUSTON

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Fair

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently   60° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High          86° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity    93%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 29.96 in / 1014.9 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint   58° F

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

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

Fair

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity    68° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 29.98 in / 1015.0 mb

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

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

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Fair

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently   57° F

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<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity   96° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 29.96 in  / 1014.6 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint   56° F

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

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

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Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

Tuesday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.

Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 86.

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

Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86.

Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71.

Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.

Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 63.

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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 78. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 72. Southeast wind around 10 mph.

Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 78. Southeast wind around 10 mph.

Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Southeast wind around 10 mph.

Tuesday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. Southeast wind around 10 mph.

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

Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 79.

Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74.

Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 79.

Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73.

Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.

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

Saturday: 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 82. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph.

Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. Southeast wind around 10 mph.

Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 82. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.

Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.

Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.

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

Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 82.

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

Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 82.

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

Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.

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

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 80.

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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;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) @ 0636 hrs

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

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

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

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<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">1.1 ft Falling = 46’01”

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 0636 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">1 knots from E, gusts to 3 knots

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<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1 knots from E, gusts to 1 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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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">HSC Air Drafts Restrictions

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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

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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

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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

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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

 

NOAA

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

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National Data Buoy Center

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Disclaimer
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.