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Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/30/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/29/2017 Normal
Houston Ship Channel // Galveston/Texas City // Freeport Update Corrected 11/29/2017 Normal
Houston Ship Channel // Galveston/Texas City // Freeport Update 11/29/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/28/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/27/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/26/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/25/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/24/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/23/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/22/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/21/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/20/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/19/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/18/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/17/2017 Normal
VTS Directed Closure- Houston Ship Channel LT 94 - 17NOV 1200-160011/16/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/16/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/15/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/14/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/13/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/12/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/11/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/10/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/09/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/08/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/07/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/06/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/05/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/04/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/03/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/02/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/01/2017 Normal

 Daily Port Update

Subject:Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update
Date:Tuesday, November 21, 2017
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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">November 21, 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 to all vessel traffic

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

-Entrance Channel to ExxonMobil Baytown - maximum 45'

-ExxonMobil Baytown to Shell - maximum 41'

<span-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">                -Shell to Houston Cement West - maximum 40'

-Houston Cement West to City Dock # 16 - maximum 36'

<span-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">                -Turning Basin – Maximum 29’

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Effective October 24th, 2017

The dredging of the Houston Ship Channel between beacons 66 and 72 has been completed.  The 42’ restriction to Exxon has been lifted. The HSC is good for vessels with a draft fresh water of 45’ up to Exxon.  The HSC from Exxon to Shell still has a 41’ draft restriction.  The contract for this portion of the channel has been let and work should begin in the next few days.<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">

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Barbours Cut channel has a 44’ restriction and the Bayport channel has a restriction of 42’ and greater is daylight restricted, two tractors Pilot’s discretion.<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">

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THERE IS STILL A 41’ RESTRICTION BETWEEN EXXON AND SHELL.<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">

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Sincerely,<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">

Captain Robert Shearon<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">

Presiding Officer<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">

Houston Pilots<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">

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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">Tuesday

Mostly Cloudy

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently   64° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High          75° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity   96%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 29.91 in / 1013.4 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

Wind Chill 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

A Few Clouds

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 29.93 in / 1013.3 mb

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

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

A Few Clouds

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently   62° F

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<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity    96%

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<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint   61° F

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

Wind Chill   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">A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon. <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. Northeast wind 5 to 15 mph. 

Wednesday: Partly sunny, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 66. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. 

Wednesday Night: Clear, with a low around 42. North wind 5 to 10 mph. 

Thanksgiving Day: Sunny, with a high near 66. North wind around 5 mph. 

Thursday Night: Clear, with a low around 44.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 72.

Friday Night: Clear, with a low around 52.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 77.

Saturday Night: Clear, with a low around 55.

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 74.

Sunday Night: Clear, with a low around 53.

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Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon. 

Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Windy, with a northeast wind 5 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 25 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph. 

Wednesday: Partly sunny, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 67. Windy, with a north wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph. 

Wednesday Night: Clear, with a low around 50. Breezy, with a north wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. 

Thanksgiving Day: Sunny, with a high near 64. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. 

Thursday Night: Clear, with a low around 50.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 70.

Friday Night: Clear, with a low around 58.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 77.

Saturday Night: Clear, with a low around 60.

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 74.

Sunday Night: Clear, with a low around 60.

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Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. 

Tonight: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Windy, with a northeast wind 5 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 25 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers before noon. Partly sunny, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 68. Windy, with a north wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph. 

Wednesday Night: Clear, with a low around 43. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. 

Thanksgiving Day: Sunny, with a high near 66. North wind around 10 mph. 

Thursday Night: Clear, with a low around 47.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 71.

Friday Night: Clear, with a low around 56.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 78.

Saturday Night: Clear, with a low around 59.

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 75.

Sunday Night: Clear, with a low around 59.

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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) @ 0828 hrs

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2.0 ft Steady = 47’00”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.2 ft Falling = 46’02”

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 0828 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">6 knots from E, gusts to 8 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 E, gusts to 4 knots

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

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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 210926

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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">326 AM CST Tue Nov 21 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">GMZ300-212230-

<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

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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">Onshore winds are expected to continue with high pressure east of

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">the area. Scattered showers and thunderstorms will be possible

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">across the coastal waters ahead of a cold front. Winds will

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">increase quickly behind the front, and a Small Craft Advisory is

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">in effect for the marine areas for late tonight into early

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">Wednesday. Conditions are expected to improve by Thursday with a

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">light onshore flow becoming established by Friday.

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ330-335-212230-

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">326 AM CST Tue Nov 21 2017

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">25 knots after midnight. Bay waters choppy becoming rough after

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.WEDNESDAY...North winds 15 to 25 knots becoming 15 to 20 knots

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.SATURDAY...Southwest 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">.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds around 5 knots becoming north

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ350-355-212230-

<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">326 AM CST Tue Nov 21 2017

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming 15 to 25 knots

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.WEDNESDAY...North winds 20 to 25 knots decreasing to 15 to

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">20 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet. A slight chance of

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">15 knots after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">afternoon. Seas 1 foot.

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">afternoon. Seas 1 foot.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.SATURDAY NIGHT...West winds around 5 knots becoming north 10 to

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ375-212230-

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">326 AM CST Tue Nov 21 2017

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A chance of showers and isolated

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.TONIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northeast 15 to

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">25 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet building to 3 to 5 feet

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds 20 to 30 knots becoming north 20 to

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">25 knots in the afternoon. Seas 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">up to 8 feet. A chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms in

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">afternoon. Seas 1 foot.

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">afternoon. Seas 1 foot.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.SATURDAY NIGHT...West winds around 5 knots becoming north 10 to

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ370-212230-

<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-

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">326 AM CST Tue Nov 21 2017

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.TODAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest in the

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A chance of showers and isolated

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">25 knots with gusts to around 40 knots after midnight. Seas

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">2 feet building to 3 to 5 feet after midnight. A slight chance of

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

<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 25 to 30 knots becoming north 20 to

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">25 knots in the afternoon. Seas 6 to 8 feet with occasional seas

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">up to 10 feet. A chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms in

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.THURSDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.THURSDAY NIGHT...North 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 3 feet.

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.SATURDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.SATURDAY NIGHT...West winds around 5 knots becoming north after

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

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Port of Houston Authority

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ACOE Project Depth for Houston Ship Channel

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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,

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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

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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.