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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 09, 2017
Priority:Normal
Notice:

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">May 09, 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">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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Overcast

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity    87%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 29.99 in / 1016.0 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint   67° F

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<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind E 5 mph

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

Mostly Cloudy

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<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity    82° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 30.01 in / 1016.0 mb

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

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Mostly Cloudy

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<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 29.98 in  / 1015.3 mb

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<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 85. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.

Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.

Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.

Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 66.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 87.

Saturday Night: Clear, with a low around 66.

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 87.

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

Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.

<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 79. Southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Southeast wind around 15 mph.

Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 79. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.

Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.

Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 79. South wind around 10 mph.

Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73.

Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 80.

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

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 80.

Saturday Night: Clear, with a low around 72.

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 79.

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

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

<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 82. Southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Wednesday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. South wind 10 to 15 mph.

Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.

Thursday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8am and 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 82. South wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71.

Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.

Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 67.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 83.

Saturday Night: Clear, with a low around 68.

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 82.

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

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

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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) @ 0716 hrs

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.6 ft Rising = 46’06”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2.0 ft Falling = 46’00”

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

<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">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 0716 hrs 

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

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

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">FZUS54 KHGX 090753

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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"">GMZ300-092015-

<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"">253 AM CDT TUE MAY 9 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"">MODERATE SOUTH TO SOUTHEAST WINDS WILL PERSIST THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE OFF THE COAST ON FRIDAY OR FRIDAY NIGHT WITH

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">A LIGHT TO MODERATE OFFSHORE FLOW DEVELOPING IN ITS WAKE. AN ONSHORE

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">FLOW WILL RETURN TO THE AREA OVER THE WEEKEND.

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ335-092015-

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">253 AM CDT TUE MAY 9 2017

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">AND 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"">.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH AFTER

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">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"">GMZ330-092015-

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">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"">GMZ350-355-092015-

<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"">253 AM CDT TUE MAY 9 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...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.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"">GMZ370-375-092015-

<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"">253 AM CDT TUE MAY 9 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...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON.

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 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">Sidney Sherman

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Army Corp of Engineers

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

 

NOAA

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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.