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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:Wednesday, November 29, 2017
Priority:Normal
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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">November 29, 2017            Wednesday

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update  

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<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Hurricane Season //  June 1 through November 30 // Be Prepared

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">NOAA Hurricane Center http://www.nhc.noaa.gov 

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Houston //  Closed to all vessel traffic // due to fog<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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<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">2305       Pilots suspended boarding all traffic // due to fog

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<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">14           Vessels set to proceed inbound

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif"> 9           Vessels set to depart outbound

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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 // Close to all vessel traffic<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif"> // due to fog              

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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 vessel traffic

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<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">11/29

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">0325       Pilots suspended boarding all vessel traffic

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

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<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">11/29

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">0600       Closed due to fog

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

Fog

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently   63° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity  100%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 30.17 in / 1022.2 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       0.13 miles

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind N 3 mph

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

Fog

<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     NR%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 30.19 in / 1022.3 mb Dewpoint   NR° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Visibility       0.15 miles

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind  N 6 mph

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

Fog

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently   62° 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    96%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 30.19 in / 1022.4 mb

<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       0.15 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">Areas of fog before 10am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 79. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph. <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 56. North wind around 5 mph. 

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

Thursday Night: Clear, with a low around 53. North wind around 5 mph. 

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 74. Northeast wind around 5 mph. 

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: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 75.

Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.

Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 79.

Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.

Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 76.<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black;background:white">Areas of fog before 10am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 75. North wind around 5 mph. <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 60. North wind 5 to 10 mph. 

Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 72. North wind around 10 mph. 

Thursday Night: Clear, with a low around 57. North wind around 10 mph. 

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 70. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph. 

Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 60.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 71.

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

Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 71.

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

Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 75.

Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.

Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 73.<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black;background:white">Areas of fog before 10am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 78. North wind around 5 mph. <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 56. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph after midnight. 

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

Thursday Night: Clear, with a low around 53. North wind 5 to 10 mph. 

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 71. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph. 

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

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 74.

Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 60.

Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 73.

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

Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.

Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.

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Dense Fog Advisory<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black"> URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX 708 AM CST Wed Nov 29 2017   ...Dense Fog Advisory in Effect...   .Areas of dense fog will continue developing and persist through mid morning Wednesday. Visibility will be reduced at or below 1/4 miles at times.   TXZ163-164-176>179-197>200-210>214-226-227-235>238-291600- /O.CON.KHGX.FG.Y.0030.000000T0000Z-171129T1600Z/ Austin-Brazoria-Chambers-Colorado-Fort Bend-Galveston-Grimes- Harris-Houston-Jackson-Liberty-Madison-Matagorda-Montgomery-Polk- San Jacinto-Trinity-Walker-Waller-Washington-Wharton- Including the cities of Alvin, Anahuac, Angleton, Bay City, Bellville, Brenham, Brookshire, Cleveland, Coldspring, Columbus, Conroe, Corrigan, Crockett, Dayton, Eagle Lake, Edna, El Campo, Freeport, Friendswood, Galveston, Groveton, Hempstead, Houston, Humble, Huntsville, Katy, Lake Jackson, League City, Liberty, Livingston, Madisonville, Missouri City, Mont Belvieu, Navasota, Onalaska, Palacios, Pasadena, Pearland, Pierce, Prairie View, Richmond, Rosenberg, Sealy, Shepherd, Sugar Land, Texas City, The Woodlands, Tomball, Trinity, Weimar, Wharton, Willis, and Winnie 708 AM CST Wed Nov 29 2017   ...DENSE FOG ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CST THIS MORNING...   * EVENT...dense fog.   * TIMING...through mid morning Wednesday.   * IMPACT...visibility reduced to 1/4 mile or less at times   making travel difficult.   PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...   A Dense Fog Advisory means visibilities will frequently be reduced to less than one quarter mile. If driving...slow down... use your headlights...and leave plenty of distance ahead of you.   &&   $$   <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",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) @ 0752 hrs

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 0752 hrs 

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<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1 knots from NNE, gusts to 2 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">3 knots from N, gusts to 4 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">6 knots from E, gusts to 7 knots

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Pier 21

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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-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 CST Wed Nov 29 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

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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">GMZ300-292330-

<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 CST Wed Nov 29 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">Areas of fog and some dense fog will be possible through the

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">morning hours especially through Galveston and Matagorda Bays. A

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">today followed by stronger winds on Thursday as high pressure

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">A strong cold front will be likely by the middle of next week.

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ335-292330-

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CST THIS MORNING...

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ330-292330-

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">417 AM CST Wed Nov 29 2017

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CST THIS MORNING...

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ350-355-292330-

<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">417 AM CST Wed Nov 29 2017

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.SUNDAY...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">.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 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">GMZ370-375-292330-

<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 CST Wed Nov 29 2017

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Port of Houston Authority

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ACOE Project Depth for Houston Ship Channel

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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<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

 

NOAA

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