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Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 09/25/2017 Normal
Houston / Galveston / Freeport Restrictions 09/25/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 09/24/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 09/22/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 09/20/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 09/16/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 09/16/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 09/15/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 09/14/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 09/13/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 09/12/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 09/11/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 09/10/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 09/09/2017 Normal
HSC - PCT 9/9 09.0009/09/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 09/08/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 09/07/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 09/06/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 09/05/2017 Normal
PCT - Houston Ship Channel Update #2109/04/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 09/04/2017 Normal
COTP Houston/Galveston-TX City/Freeport Sector Latest update on port conditions/restrictions09/04/2017 Normal
Houston / Galveston PCT Update Restrictions 9/3 19.1509/03/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 09/03/2017 Normal
PCT - Houston Ship Channel Update #1709/02/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 09/02/2017 Normal
FW: Update from 16:30 PCT call09/01/2017 Normal
Houston IAH and Hobby Airports 09/01/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 09/01/2017 Normal

 Daily Port Update

Subject:Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update
Date:Monday, September 11, 2017
Priority:Normal
Notice:

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">September 11, 2017            Monday

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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:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Hurricane Season //  June 1 through November 30 // Be Prepared

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">NOAA Hurricane Center http://www.nhc.noaa.gov 

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Houston //  Open with following restrictions

     Bolivar Roads Anchorages are open 24/7 - Short duration use for bunkering, inspections and other husbandry.

     Galveston Bay Entrance Channel, Outer Bar Channel, Inner Bar Channel and Bolivar Roads Channel are open 24/7.<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">

     The Houston Ship Channel is open 24/7 below Sidney Sherman Bridge with draft restrictions;

     Entrance Channel to Baytown Highlines - maximum 42';

     Baytown Highlines to Shell - maximum 41';

     Shell to Houston Cement West - maximum 40';

     Houston Cement West to Sidney Sherman Bridge - maximum 36'

     Houston Ship Channel transits between the Sidney Sherman Bridge and Buffalo Bayou require prior approval by Director, VTS Houston/Galveston.

 

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AUGUST 24, 2017 – THURSDAY <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">

1230     CHANNEL CLOSED TO INBOUND TRAFFIC ONLY DUE TO HURRICANE HARVEY<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">

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AUGUST 25, 2017 – FRIDAY<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">

0632     CHANNEL CLOSED TO OUTBOUND TRAFFIC DUE TO HURRICANE HARVEY<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">

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SEPTEMBER 1, 2017 – FRIDAY<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">

1130     CHANNEL OPENED TO INBOUND TRAFFIC DAYLIGHT RESTRICTED TO BAYPORT ONLY<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">

2050     CHANNEL CLOSED TO INBOUND TRAFFIC<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">

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SEPTEMBER 2, 2017 – SATURDAY<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">

0705     CHANNEL OPENED TO INBOUND TRAFFIC DAYLIGHT RESTRICED TO BAYPORT & BBC ONLY<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">

1130     CHANNEL OPENED TO OUTBOUND TRAFFIC BAYPORT & BBC ONLY<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">

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SEPTEMBER 3, 2017 - SUNDAY<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">

1445      CHANNEL OPENED TO INBOUND TRAFFIC TO EXXONMOBIL BAYTOWN<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">

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SEPTEMBER 4, 2017 – MONDAY<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">

1355     CHANNEL OPENED TO INBOUND VESSEL UP TO 610 BRIDGE<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">

2305     CHANNEL CLOSED TO OUTBOUND TRAFFIC DUE TO ONE WAY TRAFFIC<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">

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SEPTEMBER 5, 2017 – TUESDAY<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">

0330     CHANNEL OPENED TO ALL TRFFIC<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Galveston / Texas City // Open with following restrictions mentioned below

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      Galveston Harbor is open 24/7.

      Texas City is open 24/7.<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">

      Galveston Bay Entrance Channel, Outer Bar Channel, Inner Bar Channel and Bolivar Roads Channel are open 24/7.<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">

      Bolivar Roads Anchorages are open 24/7 - Short duration use for bunkering, inspections and other husbandry.<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Freeport // Open with following restrictions

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      Intracoastal Waterway Open 24/7 High Island to Brazos Floodgates.

      Port of Freeport is open 24/7 to maximum 38' draft.<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">

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

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

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

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

Fair

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 30.01 in / 1016.6 mb

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind NE 8 mph

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

Fair

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently   73° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High          84° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity    76%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 29.99 in / 1015.6 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint   65° F

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

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

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

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

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

Overnight: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black;background:white">Clear, with a low around 67. North wind around 5 mph. <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 87. North wind 5 to 10 mph. 

Monday Night: Clear, with a low around 62. North wind 5 to 10 mph. 

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 89. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph. 

Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. 

Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.

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

Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 93.

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

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 91.

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

Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 91.

Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 74.

Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91.<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black;background:white">Sunny, with a high near 84. Northeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 67. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. 

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 83. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph. 

Tuesday Night: Increasing clouds, with a low around 72. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the evening. 

Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 85. West wind around 10 mph. 

Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 77.

Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 86.

Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 78.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 86.

Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 78.

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

Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 79.

Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers. 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;color:black;background:white">Sunny, with a high near 86. North wind 10 to 15 mph. <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 64. North wind 5 to 10 mph. 

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 85. Northwest wind around 5 mph. 

Tuesday Night: Increasing clouds, with a low around 69. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest in the evening. 

Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. 

Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 76.

Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 88.

Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 76.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 87.

Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 77.

Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.

Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 77.

Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">NOAA Houston/Galveston Weather

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">http://www.srh.noaa.gov/hgx/

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">NOAA USGULF Offshore Waters Weather

http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/text/MIAOFFNT4.shtml<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#1F497D">

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

http://www.khou.com/weather/<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#1F497D">

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<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">MARSEC LEVEL 1

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

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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) @ 0540 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 Steady = 46’08”

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2.9 ft Steady = 47’09”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2.7 ft Steady  = 47’07”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 0540 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">3 knots from N, gusts to 6 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">12 knots from NE, gusts to 61 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">14 knots from NNE, gusts to 17 knots

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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";color:black">FZUS54 KHGX 110757

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">Coastal Waters Forecast

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">257 AM CDT Mon Sep 11 2017

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">Upper Texas coastal waters from High Island to the Matagorda Ship

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">Channel out 60 nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">Seas are provided as a range of the average height of the highest

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">1/3 of the waves...along with the occasional height of the average

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">highest 10 percent of the waves.

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ300-112030-

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">257 AM CDT Mon Sep 11 2017

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">Moderate north to northeast winds coupled with higher period

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">swells from Hurricane Irma may cause tide and rip current problems

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">along the coast today. Winds and seas should decrease by Tuesday

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">with light onshore winds and low seas becoming established by the

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">middle of the week.

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ330-335-112030-

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">Matagorda Bay-Galveston Bay-

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">257 AM CDT Mon Sep 11 2017

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.TODAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly choppy.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.TONIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to 10 knots

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">after midnight. Bay waters slightly choppy becoming smooth after

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">midnight.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.TUESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">smooth.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">slightly choppy.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.THURSDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">choppy.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth.

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ350-355-112030-

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">Coastal waters from Freeport to the Matagorda Ship Channel out

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">20 NM-Coastal waters from High Island to Freeport out 20 NM-

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">257 AM CDT Mon Sep 11 2017

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">...Small Craft Should Exercise Caution...

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.TODAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">occasional seas up to 7 feet.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.TONIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.TUESDAY...North winds around 10 knots becoming northwest in the

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">10 to 15 knots after midnight. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.THURSDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">2 feet.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.FRIDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 1 to

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">2 feet.

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ370-375-112030-

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">Waters from Freeport to the Matagorda Ship Channel from 20 to

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">60 NM-Waters from High Island to Freeport from 20 to 60 NM-

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">257 AM CDT Mon Sep 11 2017

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.TODAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north 10 to

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">up to 8 feet.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.TONIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">occasional seas up to 7 feet.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.TUESDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest 5 to

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">10 to 15 knots after midnight. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 feet.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.THURSDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 feet.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

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Port of Houston Authority

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ACOE Project Depth for Houston Ship Channel

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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

 

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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.