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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:Thursday, January 11, 2018
Priority:Normal
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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">January 11, 2017            Thursday

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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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<span-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Houston Ship Channel Update

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<span-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">01/07

<span-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">1110       Pilots suspended boarding outbound vessel traffic // Pilots boarding inbound vessel traffic only  // due to fog

<span-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">1500       Pilots resumed boarding outbound traffic // Open to all vessel traffic

<span-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">1735       Pilots suspended boarding all vessel traffic

<span-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">1835       Pilots resumed boarding all vessel traffic

<span-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">2045       Pilots suspended boarding outbound vessel traffic and remains boarding inbound vessel traffic

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<span-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">0500       Pilots resumed boarding all vessel traffic

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1835        Houston Pilots suspended boarding inbound vessel traffic and remains open to outbound vessel traffic // due to fog

2245        Houston Pilots resumed boarding inbound vessel traffic and remains boarding outbound vessel traffic

 

11          Vessels set to proceed inbound

   9          Vessels set to depart

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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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Captain Robert Shearon<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">Thursday

<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   68° F

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity    73%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 29.80 in / 1009.0 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

<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 Calm

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity     90%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 29,80 in / 10109.0 mb

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

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

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<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">Low           34° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity    86%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 29.78 in / 1008.4 mb

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

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Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black;background:white">Patchy fog early in the morning. Cloudy with a chance of showers in the morning, then partly cloudy with showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 70s. South winds 5 to 10 mph in the morning becoming west increasing to 15 to 20 mph with gusts to around 35 mph in the afternoon. Chance of rain 50 percent in the morning increasing to 70 percent in the afternoon. <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

Tonight: Partly cloudy early in the evening then becoming mostly cloudy in the evening then becoming partly cloudy after midnight then becoming clear late. Breezy. Much colder. Lows in the lower 30s. Northwest winds 15 to 25 mph. 

Friday: Sunny. Much cooler. Highs in the lower 50s. Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph. 

Friday Night: Clear. Lows in the lower 30s. North winds 5 to 10 mph. 

Saturday: Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 50s. North winds 5 to 10 mph. 

Saturday Night: Clear. Lows in the upper 20s. 

Sunday: Sunny. Highs around 50. 

Sunday Night: Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s. 

Martin Luther King Jr Day: Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 50s. 

Monday Night: Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of rain. Lows in the lower 40s. 

Tuesday: Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of rain. Highs in the lower 50s. 

Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of rain. Lows in the mid 30s. 

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Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black;background:white">Cloudy until late afternoon then becoming partly cloudy. A chance of showers in the morning, then showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 70s inland...in the upper 60s coast. South winds 5 to 10 mph in the morning becoming southwest increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Chance of rain 50 percent in the morning increasing to 70 percent in the afternoon. <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

Tonight: Partly cloudy until late night then clearing. Windy. Much colder. Lows in the mid 30s. Northwest winds 20 to 30 mph. 

Friday: Sunny, breezy, cooler. Highs around 50. Northwest winds 15 to 25 mph. 

Friday Night: Clear. Lows in the mid 30s inland...in the upper 30s coast. North winds 10 to 15 mph. 

Saturday: Sunny. Highs in the lower 50s. North winds 10 to 15 mph. 

Saturday Night: Clear. Lows in the lower 30s. 

Sunday: Sunny. Highs in the upper 40s. 

Sunday Night: Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s inland...in the lower 40s coast. 

Martin Luther King Jr Day: Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 50s. 

Monday Night: Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of rain. Lows in the mid 40s. 

Tuesday: Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of rain. Highs in the lower 50s. 

Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of rain. Lows in the upper 30s. 

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Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black;background:white">A chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. Breezy, with a south wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms. <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

Tonight: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming clear, with a low around 34. Windy, with a northwest wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph. 

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 51. Breezy, with a northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. 

Friday Night: Clear, with a low around 35. North wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. 

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 53. North wind 10 to 15 mph. 

Saturday Night: Clear, with a low around 33.

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 51.

Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 41.

M.L.King Day: A 20 percent chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 58.

Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46.

Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 54.

Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42.

Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 54.

 

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Hazardous Weather Outlook<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black"> Hazardous Weather Outlook National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX 355 AM CST Thu Jan 11 2018   GMZ330-335-350-355-370-375-TXZ213-214-235>238-121000- Brazoria-Chambers- Coastal waters from Freeport to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 20 NM-Coastal waters from High Island to Freeport out 20 NM- Galveston-Galveston Bay-Harris-Jackson-Matagorda-Matagorda Bay- Waters from Freeport to the Matagorda Ship Channel from 20 to 60 NM-Waters from High Island to Freeport from 20 to 60 NM- 355 AM CST Thu Jan 11 2018   This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of Southeast Texas..   .DAY ONE...Today and Tonight   Expect strong north winds in the wake of a passing cold front Thursday evening. Wind gusts 30 to 45 mph can be expected into Friday morning at the coast and over the waters. Gale warnings and wind advisories have been issued. Seas will build offshore as this occurs. Low water conditions may be possible in the bays as well.   The cold air behind the front, combined with these winds, will result in wind chills between 25 and 30 degrees in coastal areas.     .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday   Continued strong north winds are expected to continue through at least mid-day on Friday, continuing the potential wind, wave, and low water threats.   Freezing temperatures may be possible in parts of the coastal area on Friday and Saturday night.     .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...   Spotter activation will not be needed.   $$  


<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">Wind Advisory URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX 348 AM CST Thu Jan 11 2018   ...Wind Advisory Through Late Tonight Inland, Into Friday Near The Coast...   .Gusty northwest to north winds will develop in association with the passage of a cold front today. Sustained winds near or in excess of 25 mph can be expected in the advisory area, with the strongest winds expected tonight. Gusts as high as 35-40 mph can be expected tonight during the period of peak winds, and potentially even higher near the coast. Winds will begin to slowly diminish late tonight inland, but gusty winds are expected to linger through at least mid-day Friday at the coast.   TXZ163-164-176>179-195>200-210>213-226-227-111800- /O.NEW.KHGX.WI.Y.0001.180111T2100Z-180112T0900Z/ Austin-Brazos-Burleson-Colorado-Fort Bend-Grimes-Harris-Houston- Liberty-Madison-Montgomery-Polk-San Jacinto-Trinity-Walker-Waller- Washington-Wharton- Including the cities of Bellville, Brenham, Brookshire, Bryan, Caldwell, Cleveland, Coldspring, College Station, Columbus, Conroe, Corrigan, Crockett, Dayton, Eagle Lake, El Campo, Groveton, Hempstead, Houston, Humble, Huntsville, Katy, Lake Somerville, Liberty, Livingston, Madisonville, Missouri City, Navasota, Onalaska, Pasadena, Pierce, Prairie View, Richmond, Rosenberg, Sealy, Shepherd, Sugar Land, The Woodlands, Tomball, Trinity, Weimar, Wharton, and Willis 348 AM CST Thu Jan 11 2018   ...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 3 AM CST FRIDAY...   The National Weather Service in Houston/Galveston has issued a Wind Advisory, which is in effect from 3 PM this afternoon to 3 AM CST Friday.   * EVENT...Strong and gusty winds from the northwest to north   * TIMING...Gusty winds will quickly develop this afternoon, peak   tonight, roughly between 5 PM and 10 PM, then slowly diminish   late tonight.   * IMPACT...Unsecured lightweight items could be tossed about by   strong winds. Drivers on east-west oriented roads should   prepare for strong crosswinds. Drivers of high profile vehicles   should be particularly cautious.   PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...   Drivers of vans...campers...trailers...and other high-profile vehicles should be alert to the danger of these winds... especially when driving along east to west oriented roads.   &&   $$ <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;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) @ 0848 hrs

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.4 ft Steady = 46’04”

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 0848 hrs

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">3 knots from ESE, gusts to 5 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2 knots from ENE, gusts to 3 knots

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

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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 Channel

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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.

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ300-112300-

<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">408 AM CST Thu Jan 11 2018

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

<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">Look for increasing south to southwest winds today before a strong cold

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">front moves across the area this afternoon into this evening. Strong

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">and gusty northwest winds and very rough seas will develop leading

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">to dangerous boating conditions that will persist through tomorrow

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">morning. The strong offshore flow will likely bring low water issues

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">to the bays. Decreasing offshore winds and lowering seas are expected

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ335-112300-

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">408 AM CST Thu Jan 11 2018

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.TODAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest 15 to 20 knots

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 20 to 30 knots with gusts possibly reaching

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">35 to 40 knots. Bay waters rough.

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast 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">.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east in the afternoon.

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ330-112300-

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">408 AM CST Thu Jan 11 2018

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.TODAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 20 to 30 knots in

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 20 to 30 knots with gusts possibly reaching

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">35 to 40 knots. Bay waters rough.

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming east in the afternoon.

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">smooth. A slight chance of rain on Monday.

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ355-112300-

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">408 AM CST Thu Jan 11 2018

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.TODAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15 to 20 knots

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet. A chance of showers in the morning,

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">then showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 25 to 35 knots with gusts to around 40 knots.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to 7 feet building to 6 to

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">8 feet with occasional seas up to 10 feet after midnight.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.FRIDAY...North winds 25 to 30 knots decreasing to 20 to 25 knots in

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">the afternoon. Seas 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">subsiding to 3 to 5 feet in the afternoon.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.FRIDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. A chance

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ350-112300-

<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-

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">408 AM CST Thu Jan 11 2018

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.TODAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 15 to 25 knots in

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A chance of showers in the morning,

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">then showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms early in the afternoon.

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 25 to 35 knots with gusts to around 45 knots.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">Seas 6 to 9 feet with occasional seas up to 11 feet.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 25 to 30 knots with gusts to around 45 knots

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">decreasing to 15 to 25 knots in the afternoon. Seas 5 to 7 feet with

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">occasional seas up to 8 feet subsiding to 3 to 5 feet in the afternoon.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ375-112300-

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">408 AM CST Thu Jan 11 2018

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.TODAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15 to 20 knots

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A chance of showers in the morning,

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">then showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 30 to 40 knots with gusts to around 45 knots

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">decreasing to 25 to 35 knots after midnight. Seas 6 to 9 feet with

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">occasional seas up to 11 feet building to 9 to 12 feet with occasional

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">seas up to 15 feet after midnight.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 25 to 35 knots with gusts to around 45 knots

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">becoming north 20 to 30 knots in the afternoon. Seas 7 to 10 feet with

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">occasional seas up to 13 feet subsiding to 5 to 7 feet with occasional

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">seas up to 8 feet in the afternoon.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.FRIDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds around 10 knots becoming southeast 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">.MONDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. A slight

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ370-112300-

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">Waters from Freeport to the Matagorda Ship Channel from 20 to

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">60 NM-

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">408 AM CST Thu Jan 11 2018

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION TODAY...

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.TODAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15 to 20 knots

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 5 feet with occasional seas up to 6 feet.

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">of thunderstorms early in the afternoon. A chance of showers and a

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 30 to 40 knots with gusts possible reaching

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">up to 45 knots. Seas 8 to 11 feet with occasional seas up to 14 feet

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">building to 11 to 15 feet with occasional seas up to 19 feet after

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 25 to 35 knots with gusts possibly reaching

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">45 knots decreasing to 20 to 30 knots in the afternoon. Seas 10 to 13

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">feet with occasional seas up to 17 feet subsiding to 6 to 8 feet with

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">occasional seas up to 10 feet in the afternoon.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.FRIDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Port of Houston Authority

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ACOE Project Depth for Houston Ship Channel

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">197’ (Morgan’s Point)

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">197’ (below Fred Hartman Bridge – Baytown)

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">175' (Baytown/LaPorte Bridge)

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">197’ (Battleship Texas)

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">175' (Beltway 8 Bridge)

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">197’ (Power Plant)

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">135' (Loop 610 Bridge)

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

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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

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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

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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

 

NOAA

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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.