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 Daily Port Update

Subject:Daily Conditions
Date:Thursday, May 13, 2004
Priority:Normal
Notice:PORT OF FREEPORT

CLOSURES: NONE

PILOT ADVISORIES:

Daylight Restrictions 0630 - 1900 Lt.

Freeport Navigable Channel:
Maximum Draft: 45 feet 00 inches
Recommended Draft: 42 feet 00 inches
Brazos Harbor:
Maximum Draft: 36 Feet 00 inches


Local Weather Condition & Forcast:

FREEPORT TIDES:

DATE TIME TIDE LEVEL

2004-05-13 6:02 AM CDT Low Tide 0.25 feet
2004-05-13 1:00 PM CDT High Tide 1.47 feet
2004-05-13 7:29 PM CDT Low Tide 0.65 feet
2004-05-14 12:59 AM CDT High Tide 1.31 feet
2004-05-14 7:11 AM CDT Low Tide 0.54 feet
2004-05-14 1:16 PM CDT High Tide 1.37 feet
2004-05-14 7:47 PM CDT Low Tide 0.34 feet




Current Conditions:

Rain
Air Temp: 76°F / (24°C)
Rel. Humidity: 83%
Wind: SE at 10 mph (16 km/h)
Sunrise: 6:31 AM
Sunset: 8:05 PM
Barometric Pressure: 26.1"Hg (F)

Water Temp: 77 °F / 25.0 °C



Coastal Forcast

Synopsis For High Island To The Matagorda Ship Channel Out 60
Nautical Miles Including Matagorda And Galveston Bays

Synopsis
Another in a series of upper level disturbances will move overhead this
morning bringing a good shot of showers and thunderstorms. Otherwise...a
tight pressure gradient will keep breezy conditions in place through
tonight. A weak front will move into southeast Texas on Friday but will
likely stall near the coast Friday night and early Saturday. Easterly
winds will likely prevail through most of the day Saturday then become
southeast Saturday night as high pressure moves off to the east.


Forecast as of 4:30 am CDT on May 13, 2004

Galveston Bay- Matagorda Bay

Small craft should exercise caution

Today
Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters choppy. Winds higher and Bay
waters rough in and near numerous showers and thunderstorms...especially
this morning.

Tonight
Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots...decreasing after midnight. Bay waters
choppy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.

Friday
Southeast winds near 10 knots. Bay waters smooth to slightly choppy.
Showers and thunderstorms likely.

Friday Night
Southeast winds around 10 knots becoming light and variable. Bay waters
smooth to slightly choppy. Showers and thunderstorms likely.

Saturday
Variable...mainly east winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast Saturday
night. Bay waters smooth. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.

Sunday
Southeast winds around 10 knots. Bay waters smooth to slightly choppy.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.

Monday
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly choppy. Chance of
showers and thunderstorms.


Notice posted on Thursday, May 13, 2004

Disclaimer
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.