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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:Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Priority:Normal
Notice:

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">May 17, 2017            Wednesday

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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">Wednesday

A Few Clouds

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

Fair and Breezy

<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">Barometer 29.79 in / 1008.6 mb

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

Mostly Cloudy

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<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. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. South wind 10 to 15 mph.

Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Breezy, with a southeast wind 10 to 20 mph.

Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75.

Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 87.

Saturday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72.

Sunday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85.

Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.

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

Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70.

Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, 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 sunny, with a high near 80. Breezy, with a south wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 77. Breezy, with a south wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. Breezy, with a southeast wind 15 to 20 mph.

Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. Breezy, with a southeast wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. Breezy, with a southeast wind around 20 mph.

Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. Breezy.

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

Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75.

Sunday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82.

Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73.

Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 81.

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

Tuesday: A 30 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">Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 77. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Breezy, with a southeast wind 15 to 20 mph.

Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. Breezy, with a southeast wind 15 to 20 mph.

Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Breezy, with a southeast wind 15 to 20 mph.

Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 75.

Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.

Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75.

Sunday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83.

Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72.

Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83.

Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72.

Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83.

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind Advisory URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX 256 AM CDT Wed May 17 2017   ...Wind Advisory is in effect through 8 AM...   .A very tight onshore pressure gradient across the state...along with 35 mph off the surface winds mixing to the surface...are producing strong southerly winds along the immediate coastline and across locales just inland from the coast.   TXZ214-235>238-171300- /O.NEW.KHGX.WI.Y.0011.170517T0756Z-170517T1300Z/ Brazoria-Chambers-Galveston-Jackson-Matagorda- Including the cities of Alvin, Anahuac, Angleton, Bay City, Edna, Freeport, Friendswood, Galveston, Lake Jackson, League City, Mont Belvieu, Palacios, Pearland, Texas City, and Winnie 256 AM CDT Wed May 17 2017   ...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM CDT THIS MORNING...   The National Weather Service in Houston/Galveston has issued a Wind Advisory, which is in effect until 8 AM CDT this morning.   * EVENT...High coastal county winds.   * TIMING...through 8 AM.   * IMPACT...Winds may toss lightweight unanchored outdoor objects   about and buffer east or west moving traffic upon local   roadways.   PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... Drivers of vans...campers...trailers...and other high-profile vehicles should be alert to the danger of these winds... especially when driving along east to west oriented roads.   &&   $$    
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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Beach Hazards Statement COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX 414 AM CDT WED MAY 17 2017   ...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK AND ELEVATED TIDES...   .STRONG ONSHORE WINDS HAVE CAUSED AN INCREASE IN WATER LEVELS AND SURF ALONG AREA BEACHES. THE COMBINATION OF THE TWO WILL PRODUCE A HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK. SWIM NEAR A LIFEGUARD AND AWAY FROM STRUCTURES SUCH AS JETTIES AND PIERS. WAVE RUN UP MAY ALSO PUSH WATER TO THE HIGHWAY 87 AND 124 INTERSECTION ON THE BOLIVAR PENINSULA AROUND THE TIME OF HIGH TIDE THIS MORNING WHICH OCCURS AT 1018 AM.   TXZ214-237-238-171800- /O.NEW.KHGX.BH.S.0004.170517T0914Z-170517T1800Z/ BRAZORIA-CHAMBERS-GALVESTON- 414 AM CDT WED MAY 17 2017   ...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM CDT THIS AFTERNOON...   THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HOUSTON/GALVESTON HAS ISSUED A BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT FOR ELEVATED TIDES, SURF AND A HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK, WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM CDT THIS AFTERNOON.   * HAZARDS...STRONG RIP CURRENTS, ELEVATED TIDE LEVELS AND SURF.   * TIMING...THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON.   * LOCATION...UPPER TEXAS COASTLINE.   * POTENTIAL IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS AT AREA   BEACHES. WATER MAY APPROACH THE HIGHWAY 87 AND 124 INTERSECTION   AROUND HIGH TIDE LATER THIS MORNING.   PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...   A BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IS ISSUED WHEN THREATS SUCH AS RIP CURRENTS...LONGSHORE CURRENTS...SNEAKER WAVES AND OTHER HAZARDS CREATE LIFE-THREATENING CONDITIONS IN THE SURF ZONE. CAUTION SHOULD BE USED WHEN IN OR NEAR THE WATER.   &&   $$  

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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) @ 0720 hrs

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2.0 ft Rising = 47’00”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2.4 ft Steady = 47’04”

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 0720 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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<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"">SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">300 AM CDT WED MAY 17 2017

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM...

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">STRONG ONSHORE WINDS WITH GUSTS TO NEAR GALE FORCE WILL SLOWLY

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">DIMINISH LATER THIS MORNING. HOWEVER...MODERATE ONSHORE FLOW AND

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">ELEVATED SEAS WILL LIKELY PERSIST GOING INTO THE WEEKEND. CHANCES

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">FOR SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL INCREASE LATER THIS WEEKEND AS

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">A WEAK FRONTAL BOUNDARY APPROACHES THE COAST.   

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ330-335-172015-

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CDT THIS MORNING...

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.TODAY...SOUTH TO SOUTHEAST WINDS NEAR 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">NEAR GALE FORCE EARLY THIS MORNING...DECREASING TO 15 TO 20

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">KNOTS LATER THIS MORNING. BAY WATERS ROUGH THIS MORNING...CHOPPY

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

<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"">.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS CHOPPY BECOMING

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ350-355-172015-

<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"">300 AM CDT WED MAY 17 2017

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CDT THIS MORNING...

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.TODAY...SOUTH TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS GRADUALLY

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">DECREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATER THIS MORNING. SEAS 6 FEET WITH

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. A

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ370-375-172015-

<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"">300 AM CDT WED MAY 17 2017

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CDT THIS MORNING...

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS GRADUALLY DECREASING TO

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">15 TO 20 KNOTS LATER THIS MORNING. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A

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

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Port of Houston Authority

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ACOE Project Depth for Houston Ship Channel

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<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">45 feet/13.72 meters up to Shell / Enterprise

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">40 feet/12.19 meters up to S.P. Slip

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">36 feet/10.97 meters to the Turning Basin

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">40 feet/12.19 meters Barbour’s Cut Channel

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">40 feet/12.19 meters Bayport Channel

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Please note the above information is based on the Corp of Engineers – Project draft for the Houston Ship Channel, if you have a question regarding deep draft in Houston Ship Channel or alongside a berth, please contact our operations department

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Army Corp of Engineers

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

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.