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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:Friday, May 12, 2017
Priority:Normal
Notice:

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">May 12, 2017            Friday

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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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Partly Cloudy

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 29.84 in / 1010.9 mb

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<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind W 12 mph

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

Mostly Cloudy

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently   79° F

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<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity    85° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 29.85 in / 1010.7 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint   74° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Visibility       6 miles

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

Fair

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently   79° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 29.86 in  / 1010.9 mb

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<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind  NW 12 mph, Gusts up to 21 mph

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 65. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 86. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 66. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.

Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the morning.

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

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 86.

Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 68.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.

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

Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 86.

Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74.

Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 87.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11am. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 82. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

Tonight: Clear, with a low around 70. Northwest wind around 15 mph.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 78. North wind 5 to 15 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon.

Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 72. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 79. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 72.

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 80.

Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 73.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.

Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75.

Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 80.

Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76.

Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 81.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

Tonight: Clear, with a low around 65. Northwest wind around 10 mph.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 82. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon.

Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 67. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 81. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 68.

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 82.

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

Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.

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

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

Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75.

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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) @ 0852 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0.7 ft Rising = 45’07”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.3 ft Steady = 46’03”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2.1 ft Rising = 47’01”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.9 ft Steady = 46’09”

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 0852 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">10 knots from WNW, gusts to 13 knots

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<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">5 knots from W, 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"">FZUS54 KHGX 120932

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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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">432 AM CDT FRI MAY 12 2017

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">CHANNEL OUT 60 NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS

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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"">GMZ300-122230-

<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"">432 AM CDT FRI MAY 12 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"">MORNING WINDS WILL VEER OFFSHORE BEHIND AN EARLY DAY COLD FRONTAL

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">PASSAGE. GENERALLY LIGHT NORTHERLIES WILL TURN AROUND TO ONSHORE

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">BY SATURDAY NIGHT. THIS ONSHORE FETCH WILL PERSIST THROUGH THE

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">PERIOD...STRENGTHENING TO CAUTION LEVELS BY TUESDAY.

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ330-335-122230-

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">432 AM CDT FRI MAY 12 2017

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH BECOMING SLIGHTLY

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

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

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ350-355-122230-

<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"">432 AM CDT FRI MAY 12 2017

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 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 AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ370-375-122230-

<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"">432 AM CDT FRI MAY 12 2017

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

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

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

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

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

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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

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<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">Sidney Sherman

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

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<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;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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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.