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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:Sunday, January 21, 2018
Priority:Normal
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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">January 21, 2017            Sunday

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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 // Closed to all vessel traffic – due to fog

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NOAA

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.SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM...<span-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">

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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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<span-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">1400       Pilots suspended boarding outbound vessel traffic and remains with one way vessel traffic inbound // due to poor visibility and windy conditions at sea<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">

1600       Pilots suspended boarding all traffic due to bad winter weather  <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">

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<span-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">01/17

<span-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">1300       Pilots resumed boarding outbound vessel traffic

<span-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">1400       Pilots resumed boarding inbound vessel // open to all vessel traffic

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<span-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">01/20

<span-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">0145   Pilots suspended boarding all vessel traffic due to dense fog

<span-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">1200   Pilots resumed boarding outbound vessel traffic only  

<span-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">1745   Pilots suspended boarding outbound traffic // closed to all vessel traffic due to fog

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<span-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">43  Vessels waiting to proceed inbound

<span-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">20  Vessels waiting to proceed outbound

  2  Vessels waiting to shift

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

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

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

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Galveston / Texas City // Closed 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">Sunday

<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   70° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High          76° F

<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 30.02 in / 1016.9 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint   67° 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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low             56° 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     97%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 30.03 in / 1017.0 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint    64° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Visibility        2 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  SE 17 mph

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High          72° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity    82%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 30.01 in / 1018.2 mb

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

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Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black;background:white">A 20 percent chance of showers after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 76. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after midnight. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 56. South wind 10 to 15 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms. 

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 68. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph. 

Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 42. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph. 

Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 65. Northeast wind around 5 mph. 

Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43.

Wednesday: Isolated showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 63. Chance of precipitation is 10%.

Wednesday Night: Isolated showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 45. Chance of precipitation is 10%.

Thursday: Isolated showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 63. Chance of precipitation is 10%.

Thursday Night: Isolated showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 50. Chance of precipitation is 10%.

Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 66.

Friday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56.

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Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black;background:white">A 20 percent chance of showers after noon. Areas of fog. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. Southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after midnight. Areas of fog. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms. 

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 68. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. 

Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 46. Northwest wind around 10 mph. 

Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 60. Northeast wind around 10 mph. 

Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46.

Wednesday: Isolated showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 60. Chance of precipitation is 10%.

Wednesday Night: Isolated showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 47. Chance of precipitation is 10%.

Thursday: Isolated showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 60. Chance of precipitation is 10%.

Thursday Night: Isolated showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 52. Chance of precipitation is 10%.

Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 63.

Friday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56.

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Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black;background:white">A 20 percent chance of showers after noon. Areas of fog. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 72. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after midnight. Areas of fog. Otherwise, cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 57. South wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms. 

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 70. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. 

Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 42. North wind around 10 mph. 

Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 63. Northeast wind around 10 mph. 

Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43.

Wednesday: Isolated showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 61. Chance of precipitation is 10%.

Wednesday Night: Isolated showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 45. Chance of precipitation is 10%.

Thursday: Isolated showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 61. Chance of precipitation is 10%.

Thursday Night: Isolated showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. Chance of precipitation is 10%.

Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 65.

Friday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56.

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  Hazardous Weather Outlook<span-size:13.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black"> Hazardous Weather Outlook National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX 459 AM CST Sun Jan 21 2018   GMZ330-335-350-355-370-375-TXZ213-214-235>238-221200- 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- 459 AM CST Sun Jan 21 2018   This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of Southeast Texas..   .DAY ONE...Today and Tonight   Periods of dense sea fog are possible until a cold front pushes through the area late tonight. Expect it to become dense at times. Small craft should exercise caution offshore due to elevated winds and seas.   .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Monday through Saturday   Elevated fire weather conditions will be possible across inland portions of southeast Texas on Monday.   .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...   Spotter activation is not anticipated at this time.   $$ <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;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">MARSEC LEVEL 1

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Maximum Deep Drafts - Houston / Galveston Bay

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">PORTS NOAA/NOS Water Levels (above MLLW) @ 1024 hrs

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0.3 ft Falling = 45’03”

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 1024 hrs

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">4 knots from S, gusts to 5 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">9 knots from SSE, gusts to 10 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">16 knots from SE, gusts to 19 knots

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

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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">924 AM CST Sun Jan 21 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">GMZ300-220415-

<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">924 AM CST Sun Jan 21 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 to strong onshore winds will continue to transport warm

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">moist air over the colder nearshore waters. This pattern will be

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">favorable for the continued development of sea fog...which will

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">likely persist at times until the next cold front pushes off the

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">coast early Monday morning. Until the front, southerly winds will

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">support caution conditions in the offshore waters. Moderate

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">northerly winds are expected in the wake of the front, but they

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">are not expected to be as strong as with previous fronts.

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ330-335-220415-

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">924 AM CST Sun Jan 21 2018

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">choppy. Areas of fog late in the morning, then patchy fog in the

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">showers in the evening. Isolated thunderstorms. Showers likely

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ350-355-220415-

<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">924 AM CST Sun Jan 21 2018

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.REST OF TODAY...Southeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 3 to

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">4 feet. Areas of fog late in the morning, then patchy fog in the

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.TONIGHT...South winds around 15 knots becoming southwest after

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">midnight. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Areas of fog. A chance of showers in

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">the evening. Isolated thunderstorms. Showers likely after

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.MONDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Areas

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">3 feet. Isolated showers.

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ370-375-220415-

<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">924 AM CST Sun Jan 21 2018

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.REST OF TODAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">with occasional seas up to 6 feet. Areas of fog late in the

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">15 knots after midnight. Seas 4 to 5 feet with occasional seas up

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">to 6 feet. A chance of showers in the evening. Isolated

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.MONDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.WEDNESDAY...Northeast 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 3 to 5 feet. Isolated showers.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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

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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

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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.