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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 12, 2018
Priority:Normal
Notice:

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">January 12, 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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<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:red">Strong north winds and high pressure moving through our area has pushed a considerable amount of water out of the Houston Ship Channel.  Deep draft vessel’s will be delayed until North winds change back to the South. 

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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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<span-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">1835        Houston Pilots suspended boarding inbound vessel traffic and remains open to outbound vessel traffic // due to fog

<span-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">2245        Houston Pilots resumed boarding inbound vessel traffic and remains boarding outbound 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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<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">Friday

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity    54%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 30.19 in / 1022.7 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint   18° 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  21° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind NW 20 mph, Gusts up to 29 mph

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently    37° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low             37° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High            48° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity     57%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 30.17 in / 1021.6 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint    23° 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  26° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind  NW 21 mph, Gusts up to 29 mph

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<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently   34° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High          50° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity    54%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 20.23 in / 1023.5 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint   19° 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   25 ° F

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Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black;background:white">Sunny, with a high near 49. Breezy, with a northwest wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

Tonight: Clear, with a low around 33. North wind around 5 mph. 

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 51. North wind 5 to 10 mph. 

Saturday Night: Clear, with a low around 32. North wind around 5 mph. 

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 51. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon. 

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

M.L.King Day: Partly sunny, with a high near 61.

Monday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39.

Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 47.

Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 32.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 46.

Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38.

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Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black;background:white">Sunny, with a high near 48. Windy, with a northwest wind 25 to 30 mph decreasing to 20 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph. <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

Tonight: Clear, with a low around 37. North wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. 

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 50. North wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. 

Saturday Night: Clear, with a low around 36. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph. 

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 49. East wind 5 to 10 mph. 

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

M.L.King Day: Partly sunny, with a high near 59.

Monday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42.

Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 48. Breezy. 

Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 46.

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

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Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black;background:white">Sunny, with a high near 50. Windy, with a northwest wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

Tonight: Clear, with a low around 33. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. 

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 52. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. 

Saturday Night: Clear, with a low around 32. Northeast wind around 10 mph. 

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 52. East wind 5 to 10 mph. 

Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 42.

M.L.King Day: Partly sunny, with a high near 62.

Monday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers after 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43.

Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 50.

Tuesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35.

Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 48.

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

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Wind Advisory<span-size:13.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black"> URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX 1111 PM CST Thu Jan 11 2018   ...Wind Advisory Through Late Tonight Inland, Into Friday Near The Coast...   .Gusty northwest to north winds will continue tonight. Through 3 am sustained winds 20 to 30 mph can be expected in the advisory area. Gusts as high as 30-40 mph will be possible. After 3 am winds over the inland areas should gradually diminish and the strong gusts should lessen. Near the coast the winds will continue overnight and through the morning hours.     TXZ214-235>238-121315- /O.CON.KHGX.WI.Y.0001.000000T0000Z-180112T1800Z/ Brazoria-Chambers-Galveston-Jackson-Matagorda- Including the cities of Alvin, Anahuac, Angleton, Bay City, Edna, Freeport, Friendswood, Galveston, Lake Jackson, League City, Mont Belvieu, Palacios, Pearland, Texas City, and Winnie 1111 PM CST Thu Jan 11 2018   ...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST FRIDAY...   * EVENT...Strong and gusty winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts 35 to 40   mph from the north and northwest.     * TIMING...These strong winds will be gradually diminishing Friday   late morning through mid afternoon.   * IMPACT...Unsecured lightweight items could be tossed about by   strong winds. Drivers on east-west oriented roads or roads   that parallel the coast should prepare for strong crosswinds.   Drivers of high profile vehicles should be particularly   cautious. Isolated power outages may be possible.   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   &&   $$ <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">  <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">  Hazardous Weather Outlook<span-size:13.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black"> Hazardous Weather Outlook National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX 428 AM CST Fri Jan 12 2018   GMZ330-335-350-355-370-375-TXZ163-164-176>179-195>200-210>214-226- 227-235>238-131300- Austin-Brazoria-Brazos-Burleson-Chambers- Coastal waters from Freeport to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 20 NM-Coastal waters from High Island to Freeport out 20 NM- Colorado-Fort Bend-Galveston-Galveston Bay-Grimes-Harris-Houston- Jackson-Liberty-Madison-Matagorda-Matagorda Bay-Montgomery-Polk- San Jacinto-Trinity-Walker-Waller-Washington- Waters from Freeport to the Matagorda Ship Channel from 20 to 60 NM-Waters from High Island to Freeport from 20 to 60 NM- Wharton- 428 AM CST Fri Jan 12 2018   This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of Southeast Texas.   .DAY ONE...Today and Tonight   It will be breezy and cold today with winds decreasing as the day progresses. Several hours of freezing temperatures can be expected tonight across a majority of inland Southeast Texas.   .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday   Another night of freezing temperatures can be expected Saturday night through Sunday morning. The next cold front is anticipated to move through the area Monday night through Tuesday morning. There is a chance that some precipitation could become frozen across parts of our northern counties as temperatures fall behind the front.   .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...   Spotter activation might be needed Monday night through Tuesday morning.   $$  
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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) @ 0748 hrs

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:red">-2.3 ft Falling = 42’09”

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:red">-1.5 ft Falling = 43’07”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:red">-1.7 ft Steady = 43’05”

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 0748 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">10 knots from NW, gusts to 16 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">26 knots from NW, gusts to 29 knots

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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">445 AM CST Fri Jan 12 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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">Channel out 60 nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">Seas are provided as a range of the average height of the highest

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">1/3 of the waves...along with the occasional height of the average

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">highest 10 percent of the waves.

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ300-122315-

<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">445 AM CST Fri Jan 12 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">Strong and gusty northwesterly winds will persist over the local

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">waters through the morning...gradually weakening through the day.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">Lower water levels during low tide times increase the risk for

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">groundings as rocks or dunes could become exposed. Weekend north

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">to east winds will be under Caution levels with much lower sea

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ330-335-122315-

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">445 AM CST Fri Jan 12 2018

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...

<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 4 PM CST THIS AFTERNOON...

<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 from Noon through 6 PM

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">20 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters rough becoming choppy in

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.TUESDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters choppy. A

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

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

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

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

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<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">GMZ350-355-122315-

<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">445 AM CST Fri Jan 12 2018

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...

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

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

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

<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 from this evening through

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.TODAY...Northwest winds 25 to 30 knots becoming north 15 to

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">25 knots in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 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 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">5 feet. A slight chance of showers.

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<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">GMZ370-375-122315-

<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">445 AM CST Fri Jan 12 2018

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...

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

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

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

<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 from this evening through

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.TODAY...Northwest winds 25 to 30 knots becoming north 20 to

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">30 knots in the afternoon. Seas 8 to 11 feet with occasional seas

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">up to 14 feet.

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.SATURDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">4 feet.

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots becoming east

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">25 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet building to 6 to

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 6 to 7 feet

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">with occasional seas up to 8 feet. A slight chance of showers.

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Port of Houston Authority

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ACOE Project Depth for Houston Ship Channel

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

<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

<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">Jesse Jones

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Air drafts clearances are based on MHW // Vessels should allow an additional 10 feet clearance for the Power Lines

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

http://www.tctrr.com/<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">The Texas City Ship Channel is approximately 11 miles from GB Buoy

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">The ACOE project draft for the TXCSC is 45’00 FW at MLT from the GB BUOY to Valero Dock # 42, the channel above project draft is 40’00 FW at MLT.  The length on the final approach from the Houston, Galveston, Texas City tri-channel split is approximately 6 miles, the width is approximately a 400 ft bottom, the Turning Basin is approximately 4,200 ft long and 1,200 ft wide with a maximum deep draft of 45 ft FW at MLT, and is navigable day or night with no air draft restrictions.  Only TX City Docks with 45’00” maximum deep draft at MLT are TC # 11, 12, 41, & 42

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

http://www.portofgalveston.com/<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#051423">The Galveston Ship Channel is approximately    miles from GB Buoy

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#051423">The ACOE project draft for the GSC is 45’00” FW.  The narrowest point is approximately 1,200 ft wide with no air draft restrictions.  At the POGA berths the maximum deep draft varies from 32’00” to 40’00” at MLT,

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#051423"> 

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Port of Freeport is located three miles from deep water, the channel is 400 ft wide and ACOE project maximum deep draft at MLW is 45’00”.

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Army Corp of Engineers

http://www.swg.usace.army.mil/<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#1F497D">

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

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

http://www.houston-pilots.com/<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#051423">Galveston Texas City Pilots

http://galvestonpilots.com/galtexnew/<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#051423">

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

www.brazospilots.com

 

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.