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Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/31/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/30/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/29/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/28/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/27/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/26/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/25/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/24/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/23/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/22/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/21/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/20/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/19/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/18/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/17/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/16/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/15/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/14/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/13/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/12/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/11/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/10/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/09/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/08/2017 Normal
NOAA Hurricane Nate10/07/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/07/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/06/2017 Normal
Tropical Storm Nate Update10/06/2017 Normal
NOAA - Tropical Storm Nate 10/05/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/05/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/04/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/03/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/01/2017 Normal

 Daily Port Update

Subject:Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update
Date:Sunday, October 08, 2017
Priority:Normal
Notice:

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">October 08, 2017            Sunday

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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 to all vessel traffic <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">

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The Houston Ship Channel is open 24/7 with draft and other 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'

               -The Houston Ship channel above the Sidney Sherman Bridge is open daylight only to one-way traffic for all vessels as limited by 90' beam/33' draft with prior coordination

                between Houston Pilots Association and VTS Houston/Galveston, and 24/7 for single tows as coordinated with VTS and the diving supervisor on SW Shipyard drydock salvage project.

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Galveston / Texas City // Open to all vessel traffic<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">               

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Freeport // Open to all vessel traffic

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

<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">Sunday

Partly Cloudy

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High          92° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity   88%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 29.71 in / 1006.6 mb

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

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

Heat Index  76<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">Sunday

Mostly Cloudy

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently    81° 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    88%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 29.72 in / 1006.4 mb

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

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

Heat Index  88<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">Sunday

Fog / Mist

<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          89° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity   94%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 29.72 in / 1006.2 mb

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Visibility      5 miles

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

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Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black;background:white">Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. North wind around 5 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 73. South wind 5 to 10 mph. 

Columbus Day: Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. South wind 5 to 10 mph. 

Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. South wind 5 to 10 mph. 

Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. North wind 10 to 15 mph. 

Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.

Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 81.

Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.

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

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

Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.

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

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Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black;background:white">Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Light and variable wind becoming south 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 79. South wind around 10 mph. 

Columbus Day: Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Heat index values as high as 103. South wind 5 to 10 mph. 

Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. South wind 5 to 10 mph. 

Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 81. North wind 10 to 15 mph. 

Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.

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

Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.

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

Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.

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

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Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black;background:white">Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon. <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 78. South wind around 10 mph. 

Columbus Day: Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. South wind around 10 mph. 

Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. South wind 5 to 10 mph. 

Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 82. North wind 10 to 15 mph. 

Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.

Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 82.

Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.

Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.

Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 75.

Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.

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

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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) @ 0820 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2.3 ft Steady = 47’03”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2.8 ft Steady = 47’08”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2.8 ft Steady = 47’08”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2.8 ft  Falling = 47’08”

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 0820 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">2 knots from WNW, gusts to 3 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">2 knots from NNW, gusts to 3 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">30 knots from W, gusts to 5 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 080917

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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">417 AM CDT Sun Oct 8 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">GMZ300-082230-

<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">417 AM CDT Sun Oct 8 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 associated with Nate will continue to move into the Texas

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">coastal waters this morning. These higher period swells will

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">cause small craft advisory conditions offshore along with higher

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">tides and rip currents nearshore. A cold front is expected to move

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">off the coast Tuesday allowing for northeast to east winds

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ335-082230-

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">417 AM CDT Sun Oct 8 2017

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.TODAY...Northwest winds around 5 knots becoming south in the

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">after midnight. Bay waters smooth. A chance of showers and

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then a slight chance

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">10 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters slightly choppy becoming

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

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

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

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ330-082230-

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">417 AM CDT Sun Oct 8 2017

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.TODAY...Northwest winds around 5 knots becoming south in the

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east after

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">midnight. Bay waters smooth. A chance of showers and

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">10 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters slightly choppy becoming

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

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

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

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

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ350-355-082230-

<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-

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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 5 to 10 knots becoming south in the

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet. A slight chance of showers and

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">isolated thunderstorms in the morning.

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.TUESDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet. A chance of showers

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">and thunderstorms in the morning, then a slight chance of showers

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 4 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">.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet. A slight chance of

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

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

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

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ370-375-082230-

<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">417 AM CDT Sun Oct 8 2017

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM CDT THIS AFTERNOON...

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.TODAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest in the

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">afternoon. Seas 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet. A

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.MONDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A slight

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. A chance

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">to 4 to 5 feet with occasional seas up to 6 feet in the

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">afternoon. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning,

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">with occasional seas up to 6 feet. A chance of showers and

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">thunderstorms in the evening, then a slight chance of showers and

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet. A slight chance of

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">10 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 feet. A slight chance of

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.THURSDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A slight

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

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

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

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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">

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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

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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.