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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:Wednesday, September 13, 2017
Priority:Normal
Notice:

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">September 13, 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: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">NOAA FREEPORT

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

Partly Cloudy

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High          91° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 29.82 in / 1010.4 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 SW 3 mph

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

Fair

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently   77° F

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 29.83 in / 1010.2 mb

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

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

Heat Index  79<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">Wednesday

Fair

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 29.83 in / 1010.3 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint   MR° 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">Partly sunny, with a high near 91. West wind around 5 mph. <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 71. South wind around 5 mph. 

Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 92. Southeast wind around 5 mph. 

Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 73. Southeast wind around 5 mph. 

Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the morning. 

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

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

Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 74.

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

Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76.

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

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

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Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black;background:white">Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. West wind 5 to 10 mph. <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. South wind around 10 mph. 

Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 86. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. 

Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 77. Southeast wind around 10 mph. 

Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. East wind 5 to 10 mph. 

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

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

Saturday Night: A slight chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 80. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

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

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

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

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

Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black;background:white">Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. South wind around 10 mph. 

Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 88. South wind around 5 mph. 

Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. 

Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. East wind around 5 mph. 

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

Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.

Saturday Night: A slight chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 79. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

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

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

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

Monday 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

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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) @ 0612 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.5 ft Steady = 46’05”

<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">1.7 ft Steady = 47’07”

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 0612 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">53 knots from WSW, gusts to 7 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">3 knots from W, 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">9 knots from SW, gusts to 11 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">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">430 AM CDT Wed Sep 13 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">GMZ300-132215-

<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">430 AM CDT Wed Sep 13 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">Southwest winds today will become south tonight and remain onshore

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">through the weekend. Seas will generally remain 3 feet.

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ330-335-132215-

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">430 AM CDT Wed Sep 13 2017

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

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

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

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ350-355-132215-

<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">430 AM CDT Wed Sep 13 2017

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 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">.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ370-375-132215-

<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">430 AM CDT Wed Sep 13 2017

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.SUNDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 3 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">.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 3 feet.

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Port of Houston Authority

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ACOE Project Depth for Houston Ship Channel

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

<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">

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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.