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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:Tuesday, January 23, 2018
Priority:Normal
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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">January 23, 2017            Tuesday

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update  

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Houston // Open to all vessel traffic

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<span-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">NOAA

.SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM...

High pressure should build over Southeast Texas today allowing

for winds to continue to decrease today. Winds become east during

the middle of the week with high pressure moving over the

southeast U.S. followed by southeasterly flow that strengthens

Thursday night. The return of fog may be possible late Friday or

Saturday. A cold front should move off the coast late Saturday.

 

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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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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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01/22

0800  Pilots resumed boarding outbound vessel traffic only

1100  Pilots resumed boarding inbound traffic // open to all vessel traffic

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36  Vessels waiting to proceed inbound

2  Vessels waiting to proceed outbound

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The Houston Ship Channel is open 24/7 with draft and other restrictions;

-Entrance Channel to ExxonMobil Baytown - maximum 45'

-ExxonMobil Baytown to Shell - maximum 41'

<span-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">                -Shell to Houston Cement West - maximum 40'

-Houston Cement West to City Dock # 16 - maximum 36'

<span-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">                -Turning Basin – Maximum 29’

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Effective October 24th, 2017

The dredging of the Houston Ship Channel between beacons 66 and 72 has been completed.  The 42’ restriction to Exxon has been lifted. The HSC is good for vessels with a draft fresh water of 45’ up to Exxon.  The HSC from Exxon to Shell still has a 41’ draft restriction.  The contract for this portion of the channel has been let and work should begin in the next few days.<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">

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Barbours Cut channel has a 44’ restriction and the Bayport channel has a restriction of 42’ and greater is daylight restricted, two tractors Pilot’s discretion.<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">

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

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

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

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

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Galveston / Texas City // Open to all vessel traffic<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif"> 

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

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

<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   46° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High          65° 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 30.25 in / 1024.8 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint   30° 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  42° F

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

<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     51° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High            63° 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 30.25 in / 1024.4 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint    35° 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   47° F

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

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

<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   42° F

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 30.25 in / 1024.3 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint   32° F

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind N 3 mph

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Sunny, with a high near 65. North wind 5 to 10 mph. 

Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 41. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. 

Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 64. Northeast wind around 5 mph. 

Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 43. Northeast wind around 5 mph. 

Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 64. East wind around 5 mph. 

Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after midnight. Increasing clouds, with a low around 52.

Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 66.

Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 58.

Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70.

Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50.

Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 63.

Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 45.

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Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Sunny, with a high near 63. North wind 5 to 10 mph. 

Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. North wind 5 to 10 mph. 

Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 59. Northeast wind 5 to 15 mph. 

Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 45. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph. 

Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 58. East wind 10 to 15 mph. 

Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53.

Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 66.

Friday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 58.

Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 63.

Saturday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52.

Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 59.

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

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Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Sunny, with a high near 64. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph. 

Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. North wind 5 to 10 mph. 

Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 60. Northeast wind 5 to 15 mph. 

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

Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 61. East wind 10 to 15 mph. 

Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54.

Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 66.

Friday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 58.

Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 67.

Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48.

Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 61.

Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 43.

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">NOAA Houston/Galveston Weather

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">NOAA USGULF Offshore Waters Weather

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">MARSEC LEVEL 1

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">PORTS NOAA/NOS Water Levels (above MLLW) @ 0808 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:red">-0.2 ft Steady = 44’10”

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0.5 ft Rising = 45’07”

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 0808 hrs

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">FZUS54 KHGX 230935

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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">335 AM CST Tue Jan 23 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">GMZ300-232230-

<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">335 AM CST Tue Jan 23 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">High pressure should build over Southeast Texas today allowing

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">for winds to continue to decrease today. Winds become east during

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">the middle of the week with high pressure moving over the

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">southeast U.S. followed by southeasterly flow that strengthens

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">Thursday night. The return of fog may be possible late Friday or

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">Saturday. A cold front should move off the coast late Saturday.

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ330-335-232230-

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">335 AM CST Tue Jan 23 2018

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">10 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters slightly choppy becoming

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

<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.

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

<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. A slight chance of showers in the evening,

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ350-355-232230-

<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">335 AM CST Tue Jan 23 2018

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 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">.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">10 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 feet. A chance of showers.

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">10 to 15 knots and gusty after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 feet. A

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ370-375-232230-

<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">335 AM CST Tue Jan 23 2018

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.TODAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 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">building to 3 to 5 feet after midnight.

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds around 15 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.FRIDAY...Southeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet with

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">occasional seas up to 6 feet. A chance of showers.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 5 to 6 feet

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet. A chance of showers.

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">around 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet building to 4 to 6 feet with

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">occasional seas up to 7 feet after midnight. A slight chance of

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

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">

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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

 

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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.