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Houston / Galveston / Texas City / Freeport Ship Channel Update01/31/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/31/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/30/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/29/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/28/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/27/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/26/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/25/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/24/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/23/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/22/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/21/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/20/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/19/2019 Normal
Houston // Open to outbound vessel traffic01/18/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/18/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/17/2019 Normal
Houston / Galveston / Freeport Cold Front arrives Saturday (Jan 20, 2019)01/17/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/16/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/15/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Freeport // NOAA Arctic cold front arrives Saturday01/14/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/14/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/13/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/12/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/11/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/10/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/09/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/08/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/07/2019 Normal
Houston / Galveston / Freeport Weather Update 01/06/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/06/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/05/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/04/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/03/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/02/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/01/2019 Normal

 Daily Port Update

Subject:Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update
Date:Saturday, January 13, 2018
Priority:Normal
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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">January 13, 2017            Saturday

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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-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">Moderate north winds will gradually weaken through the day. Low

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">tides should begin to rise late this afternoon. East winds are

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">expected by Sunday with an onshore flow returning Monday. A cold

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">front moving into the coastal waters on Tuesday will have winds

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">and sea state back up to advisory levels.

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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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THERE IS STILL A 41’ RESTRICTION BETWEEN EXXON AND SHELL.<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">

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

Captain Robert Shearon<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">

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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">Saturday

<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   39° 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    53%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 30.58 in / 1036.0 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  33° F

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<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    41° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low             38° 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     55%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 30.35 in / 1035.4 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint    26° 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  33° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind  N 15 mph

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<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently   41° 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    51%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 30.57 in / 1035.2 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint   24° 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   34 ° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind N 12 mph

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black;background:white">Sunny, with a high near 48. North wind 5 to 10 mph. <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

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

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 53. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the afternoon. 

Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 40. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph. 

M.L.King Day: Mostly sunny, with a high near 63. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the morning. 

Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44.

Tuesday: A 50 percent chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 44.

Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 41.

Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32.

Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 49.

Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43.

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Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black;background:white">Sunny, with a high near 50. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

Tonight: Clear, with a low around 38. Northeast wind around 10 mph. 

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 50. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph. 

Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 46. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast after midnight. 

M.L.King Day: Mostly sunny, with a high near 61. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. 

Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of rain after 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46.

Tuesday: A 50 percent chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 46. Breezy. 

Tuesday Night: A 50 percent chance of rain, mainly before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. Blustery. 

Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of rain before 7am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 40. Breezy. 

Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 36.

Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 50.

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

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Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black;background:white">Sunny, with a high near 50. North wind around 10 mph. <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

Tonight: Clear, with a low around 33. Northeast wind around 10 mph. 

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

Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 42. East wind around 5 mph. 

M.L.King Day: Mostly sunny, with a high near 63. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. 

Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47.

Tuesday: A 50 percent chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 47. Breezy. 

Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 42.

Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36.

Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 52.

Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47.

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<span-size:13.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">  Hazardous Weather Outlook<span-size:13.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black"> Hazardous Weather Outlook National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX 432 AM CST Sat Jan 13 2018   GMZ330-335-350-355-370-375-TXZ163-164-176>179-195>200-210>214-226- 227-235>238-141300- 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- 432 AM CST Sat Jan 13 2018   This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of Southeast Texas.   .DAY ONE...Today and Tonight   Several hours of below freezing temperatures are possible early this morning and again tonight through early Sunday morning.   .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday   Several hours of freezing temperatures can be expected early Sunday morning. The next cold front is anticipated to move through the area Monday night through Tuesday morning. There is a chance that some wintry precipitation could occur as temperatures fall behind the front. Several hours of freezing temperatures will be possible Tuesday night and again on Wednesday night.   .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...   Spotter activation might be needed late Monday night through Tuesday.   $$ <span-size:13.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

 

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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) @ 1000 hrs

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<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">Eagle Point

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:red">-1.1 ft Falling = 43’11”

<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">-0.7 ft Rising = 44’05”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:red">-0.9 ft Rising = 44’03”

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 1000 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">12 knots from NE, 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">14 knots from N, gusts to 16 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">12 knots from NE, gusts to 14 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">949 AM CST Sat Jan 13 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">GMZ300-140430-

<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">949 AM CST Sat Jan 13 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">Moderate north winds will gradually weaken through the day. Low

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">tides should begin to rise late this afternoon. East winds are

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">expected by Sunday with an onshore flow returning Monday. A cold

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">front moving into the coastal waters on Tuesday will have winds

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">and sea state back up to advisory levels.

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ330-335-140430-

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

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

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

<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 after

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ350-355-140430-

<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">949 AM CST Sat Jan 13 2018

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">...Small Craft Should Exercise Caution...

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.THIS AFTERNOON...North winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">15 knots after midnight. Seas 1 to 2 feet. A chance of rain.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.TUESDAY...Northeast winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. A

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. A

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">5 feet.

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ370-375-140430-

<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">949 AM CST Sat Jan 13 2018

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">...Small Craft Should Exercise Caution...

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">20 knots in the afternoon. Seas 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas

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

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

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

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Port of Houston Authority

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ACOE Project Depth for Houston Ship Channel

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

<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">

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

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

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

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

<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,

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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

 

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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.