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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 28, 2017
Priority:Normal
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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">November 28, 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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Houston //  Open to all vessel traffic<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">11/26

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">0526       Pilots suspended boarding inbound and outbound vessel traffic – due to fog

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">0800       Pilots resumed boarding 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:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">11/26

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">0533      Pilots suspended boarding all vessel traffic – due to fog

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">0830       Pilots resumed boarding all traffic

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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

Fair

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High          78° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 30.09 in / 1019.3 mb

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

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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

Fair

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 30.11 in / 1019.4 mb Dewpoint   65° F

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

Fair

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity    60%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 30.09 in / 1018.8 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint   59° 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">Sunny, with a high near 78. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. 

Tonight: Patchy fog after midnight. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 61. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable after midnight. 

Wednesday: Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 77. Northwest wind around 5 mph. 

Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 55. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. 

Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 77. North wind 5 to 10 mph. 

Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 53.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 72.

Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 53.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 75.

Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 57.

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 76.

Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.

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Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Sunny, with a high near 75. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph. 

Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers after midnight. Patchy fog after midnight. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. East wind 5 to 10 mph. 

Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers before noon. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 73. North wind 5 to 10 mph. 

Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 62. North wind 5 to 10 mph. 

Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 73. North wind around 10 mph. 

Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 59.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 69.

Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 59.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 71.

Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 62.

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 72.

Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.

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Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Sunny, with a high near 77. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. 

Tonight: Patchy fog after midnight. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 60. East wind around 5 mph becoming north after midnight. 

Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers before noon. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 76. North wind around 5 mph. 

Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 57. North wind around 5 mph. 

Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 76. North wind 5 to 10 mph. 

Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 56.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 71.

Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 57.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 73.

Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 61.

Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.

Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.

Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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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) @ 1048 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.1 ft Steady = 46’01”

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.9 ft Steady = 46’09”

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 1048 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">9 knots from ESE, gusts to 11 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">10 knots from SE, gusts to 11 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 E, 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">FZUS54 KHGX 281515

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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

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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">GMZ300-290415-

<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">915 AM CST Tue Nov 28 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">Light to moderate onshore winds and low seas should persist through

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">tonight. Areas of fog may develop later tonight in the bay waters. A

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">weak frontal boundary will push into the coastal waters Wednesday

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">morning followed by another fairly weak reinforcing front on

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">Thursday. Offshore winds should prevail through most of the weekend

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">then transition to the southeast early next week.  

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ335-290415-

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">915 AM CST Tue Nov 28 2017

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.TONIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast after

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">knots. Near 10 knots and gusty Thursday morning.  Bay waters

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">10 to 15 knots after midnight. Bay waters smooth becoming

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ330-290415-

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">915 AM CST Tue Nov 28 2017

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.REST OF TODAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Bay waters

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

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

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

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

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

<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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ350-355-290415-

<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">915 AM CST Tue Nov 28 2017

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.REST OF TODAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots decreasing to

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">5 to 10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ370-375-290415-

<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">915 AM CST Tue Nov 28 2017

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.REST OF TODAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots decreasing to

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">diminishing to 1 to 2 feet in the evening.

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

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

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

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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">

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

<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">

http://www.swg.usace.army.mil/Missions/Navigation.aspx<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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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.