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Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/31/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/30/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/29/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/28/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/27/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/26/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/25/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/24/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/23/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/22/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/21/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/20/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/19/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/18/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/17/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/16/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/15/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/14/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/13/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/12/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/11/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/10/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/09/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/08/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/07/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/06/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/05/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/04/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/03/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/02/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/01/2018 Normal

 Daily Port Update

Subject:Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update
Date:Thursday, January 25, 2018
Priority:Normal
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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">January 25, 2017            Thursday

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

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

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Submerged dredge pipeline operations between Light Buoy 74 and Light Buoy 76 (located below Bayport Flare) from 1300 – 1700 25th January

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VESSEL TRAFFIC SERVICE HOUSTON-GALVESTON DIRECTS NO VESSEL MOVEMENTS ON THE HOUSTON SHIP CHANNEL BETWEEN HOUSTON SHIP CHANNEL LIGHT 74 AND HOUSTON SHIP CHANNEL LIGHT 76 ON THURSDAY, JANUARY 25, 2018, FROM 1300 TO 1700 IN ORDER TO SUBMERGE A DREDGE PIPELINE ACROSS THE HOUSTON SHIP CHANNEL.  THE BAYPORT CHANNEL WILL REMAIN OPEN TO VESSELS TRANSITING TO OR FROM THE NORTH.   Grayden Dyke Watch Supervisor VTS Houston-Galveston

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

High pressure over East Texas will weaken and slide eastward with a

trough of lower pressure developing along the Coastal Bend today.

Northeasterly winds will become more easterly today in response to

these systems. Stronger winds well offshore will gradually weaken today.

The east and southeasterly flow Friday will bring back greater moisture

and by late Friday night the possibility of sea fog and showers.

A cold front should push through the area Saturday afternoon and

evening ending the fog threat and turning winds back to the north

and continuing through Monday.

 

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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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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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<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   50° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High          66° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 30.46 in / 1032.0 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint   38° 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  48° 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     53° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low             52° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High            62° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 30.47 in / 1031.7 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint    44° 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   50° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind  NE 9 mph

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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   50° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low           53° 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    61%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 30.46 in / 1031.4 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint   37° 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 NE 7 mph

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Sunny, with a high near 66. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. 

Tonight: Increasing clouds, with a low around 51. East wind around 5 mph. 

Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 68. East wind 5 to 10 mph. 

Friday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 57. East wind around 5 mph becoming northeast after midnight. 

Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 67. North wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54.

Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 65.

Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 49.

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 65.

Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 47.

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 63.

Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 52.

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Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Sunny, with a high near 62. East wind around 10 mph. 

Tonight: Increasing clouds, with a low around 52. East wind 10 to 15 mph. 

Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 65. East wind around 10 mph. 

Friday Night: Showers likely, mainly after midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 57. East wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Saturday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a high near 64. North wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54.

Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 63.

Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 51.

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 60.

Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 49.

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 60.

Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 51.

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Tonight: Isolated showers after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. East wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 66. East wind around 10 mph. 

Friday Night: Showers likely, mainly after midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 59. East wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Saturday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a high near 66. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54.

Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 65.

Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 47.

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 62.

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

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 62.

Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 50.

Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 66.
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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) @ 0928 hrs

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:red">-0.5 ft Falling = 44’07”

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0.7 ft Rising = 45’07”

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 0928 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">8 knots from ENE, gusts to 9 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">9 knots from E, gusts to 11 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">11 knots from ENE, gusts to 11 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">7 knots from E, gusts to 9 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">926 AM CST Thu Jan 25 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 Channel

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">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">GMZ300-260415-

<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">926 AM CST Thu Jan 25 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 over East Texas will weaken and slide eastward with a

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">trough of lower pressure developing along the Coastal Bend today.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">Northeasterly winds will become more easterly today in response to

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">these systems. Stronger winds well offshore will gradually weaken today.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">The east and southeasterly flow Friday will bring back greater moisture

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">and by late Friday night the possibility of sea fog and showers.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">A cold front should push through the area Saturday afternoon and

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">evening ending the fog threat and turning winds back to the north

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">and continuing through Monday.

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ330-335-260415-

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">926 AM CST Thu Jan 25 2018

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.REST OF TODAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">fog. A chance of showers in the evening. Showers likely after midnight.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ350-355-260415-

<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-

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.FRIDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A chance of

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">fog. A chance of showers in the evening. Showers likely after midnight.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">15 knots after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 feet. A slight chance of showers.

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

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ370-375-260415-

<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">926 AM CST Thu Jan 25 2018

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.REST OF TODAY...East winds around 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A slight

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.TONIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet with occasional

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.FRIDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet with occasional

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">A chance of showers in the evening, then showers likely after midnight.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.SATURDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast 10 to 15 knots

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Showers likely and isolated thunderstorms.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.SUNDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 6 feet with occasional

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.MONDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

<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

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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

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

www.brazospilots.com

 

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