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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:Tuesday, September 12, 2017
Priority:Normal
Notice:

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

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

Fair

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High          89° 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 29.90 in / 1013.0 mb

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

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

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          86° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity    81%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 29.90 in / 1012.5 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 Calm

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

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          88° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 29.91 in / 1012.7 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint   63° 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 Calm

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black;background:white">Sunny, with a high near 89. Light northwest wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning. <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming south after midnight. 

Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 92. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. 

Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 70. South wind 5 to 10 mph. 

Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 92. South wind 5 to 10 mph. 

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

Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 91.

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

Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 91.

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

Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91.

Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 75.

Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92.<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 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon. <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. South wind 5 to 15 mph. 

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

Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 77. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. 

Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 86. South wind 10 to 15 mph. 

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

Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.

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

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

Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 79.

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

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

Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly 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;color:black;background:white">Sunny, with a high near 88. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph. <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. 

Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Southwest wind around 10 mph. 

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

Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 87. South wind around 10 mph. 

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

Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.

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

Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.

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

Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.

Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 78.

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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

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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

<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) @ 0520 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 Falling = 46’08”

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

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

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

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

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 0520 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">43 knots from WNW, gusts to 4 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">4 knots from WNW, gusts to 5 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">2 knots from WSW, gusts to 3 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 120940

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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">440 AM CDT Tue Sep 12 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

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<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">GMZ300-122215-

<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">440 AM CDT Tue Sep 12 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">Swells will continue to produce elevated seas over the offshore

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">waters today. Onshore winds are expected to return on Wednesday

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">and persist through the weekend.

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ330-335-122215-

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">440 AM CDT Tue Sep 12 2017

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ350-355-122215-

<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">440 AM CDT Tue Sep 12 2017

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.TODAY...Northwest winds around 10 knots becoming west 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">.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 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">GMZ370-375-122215-

<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">440 AM CDT Tue Sep 12 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...Northwest winds around 10 knots becoming 5 to 10 knots

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">in the afternoon. Seas 5 to 6 feet subsiding to 2 to 3 feet in

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">chance of showers and thunderstorms.

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">3 feet. A slight chance of showers. A slight chance of

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

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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">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.