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Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/31/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/30/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/29/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/28/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/27/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/26/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/25/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/24/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/23/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/22/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/21/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/20/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/19/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/18/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/17/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/16/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/15/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/14/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/13/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/12/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/11/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/10/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/09/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/08/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/07/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/06/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/05/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/04/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/03/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/02/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/01/2018 Normal

 Daily Port Update

Subject:Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update
Date:Friday, January 05, 2018
Priority:Normal
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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">January 5, 2017            Friday

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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: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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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">Mostly Cloudy

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently   43° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low           42° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High          58° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 30.39 in / 1029.6 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint   33° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind Chill  40° F

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently    46° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low            49° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High           56° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 30.40 in / 1029.2 mb

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<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind Chill  42° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind  N 7 mph

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently   44° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low           47° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High          58° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 30.38 in / 1028.7mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint   33° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind Chill   41 ° F

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

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black;background:white">Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 58. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon. <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 42. Southeast wind around 5 mph. 

Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 63. East wind 5 to 10 mph. 

Saturday Night: Patchy fog after midnight. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. Southeast wind around 10 mph. 

Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 71. South wind around 10 mph. 

Sunday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before midnight, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 63.

Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 44.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 63.

Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 48.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 69.

Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56.

Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 66.<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black;background:white">Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 56. East wind 5 to 10 mph. <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 49. East wind around 5 mph. 

Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 60. East wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. 

Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. East wind 10 to 15 mph. 

Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 67. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. 

Sunday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 60.

Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 48.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 58.

Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 52.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 64.

Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.

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Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 58. East wind 5 to 10 mph. 

Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 47. East wind around 5 mph. 

Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 63. East wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. 

Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers after midnight. Patchy fog. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. East wind 10 to 15 mph. 

Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 70. South wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. 

Sunday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 63.

Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 46.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 61.

Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 51.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 66.

Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.

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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) @ 0724 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0.4 ft Falling = 45’04”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0.8 ft Steady = 45’08”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0.6 ft Falling = 45’06”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0.6 ft Falling = 45’06”

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 0724 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">4 knots from E, gusts to 6 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">7 knots from ENE, gusts to 8 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">8 knots from NNE, gusts to 9 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2 knots from ENE, gusts to 5 knots

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Please visit our WEB Site<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"> www.moranshipping.com<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"> for port tide tables

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<span-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:#1F497D">NOAA Weather Galveston Bay & Matagorda Bay

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">FZUS54 KHGX 050356

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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">956 PM CST Thu Jan 4 2018

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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">GMZ300-051615-

<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">956 PM CST Thu Jan 4 2018

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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">Northeast winds will veer to the southeast by Friday night as

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">high pressure moves east. Winds become southerly over the weekend

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">and increase as low pressure in the lee of the Rockies deepens.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">Gulf moisture may increase over the weekend allowing for the

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">development of sea fog most likely Sunday night ahead of a cold

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">front. The front should push off the coast Monday morning.

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ330-051615-

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

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

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

<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. Patchy

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">smooth to slightly choppy. Areas of fog. A slight chance of

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west after

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">midnight. Bay waters slightly choppy. Patchy fog. 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">.MONDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly

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

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

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ350-355-051615-

<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">956 PM CST Thu Jan 4 2018

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.REST OF TONIGHT...Northeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 1 to

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

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

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

<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 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Patchy

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">3 feet. Areas of fog. A slight chance of showers.

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">20 knots after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Patchy fog. 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">.MONDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ370-375-051615-

<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">956 PM CST Thu Jan 4 2018

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.SUNDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Areas of

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">15 to 20 knots after midnight. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">seas up to 7 feet. Patchy fog. 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">.MONDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. A

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.MONDAY NIGHT...North winds around 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ335-051615-

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">956 PM CST Thu Jan 4 2018

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">...LOW WATER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CST TONIGHT...

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">smooth to slightly choppy. Areas of fog. A slight chance of

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds around 10 knots becoming west after

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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

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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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Brazos Harbor Pilots

www.brazospilots.com

 

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