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Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 09/30/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 09/29/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 09/28/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 09/27/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 09/26/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 09/25/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 09/24/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 09/23/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 09/22/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 09/21/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 09/20/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 09/19/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 09/18/2018 Normal
NOAA - Isaac Remnants 09/17/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 09/17/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 09/16/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 09/15/2018 Normal
NOAA // US West Gulf Tropical Weather Outlook 09/14/2018 Normal
NOAA // Tropical Depression Isaac 09/14/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 09/14/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 09/13/2018 Normal
Tropical Disturbance US West Gulf 09/13/2018 Normal
NOAA Tropical Storm Isaac 09/13/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 09/12/2018 Normal
NOAA // US Gulf Tropical Weather Update09/12/2018 Normal
Latest weather briefing...flood potential and tropical disturbance in Gulf09/11/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 09/11/2018 Normal
NOAA - Tropical Weather Outlook 09/11/2018 Normal
Tropical Weather Outlook - US West Gulf 09/10/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 09/10/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 09/09/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 09/08/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 09/07/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 09/06/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 09/05/2018 Normal
NOAA - Tropical Storm Gordon 09/04/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 09/04/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 09/03/2018 Normal
Potential Tropical Cyclone Seven - Active Storm Advisory - Atlantic - Monday, September 03, 201809/03/2018 Normal
NOAA // Tropical Wave 09/01/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 09/01/2018 Normal

 Daily Port Update

Subject:Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update
Date:Saturday, January 27, 2018
Priority:Normal
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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">January 27, 2018            Saturday

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

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

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

Showers and isolated thunderstorms along with possible fog will continue

until a cold front moves off the coast and through the coastal waters

this evening and overnight. Elevated winds and waves behind the front

can be expected tonight through Monday. Onshore flow briefly resumes

midweek before another cold front reaches the waters Thursday or Friday.

 

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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">01/08

<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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<span-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">01/27

0135       Pilots suspended boarding all vessel traffic due to fog

15           Vessels set to proceed inbound

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

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

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

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 // Closed to all vessel traffic<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif"> due to fog

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Freeport // Closed to all vessel traffic due to fog

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently   64° 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          67° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity   100%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 30.18 in / 1022.4 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       7 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">Saturday

<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     63° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low             54° 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     97%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 30.18 in / 1022.0 mb

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Visibility        1 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  NE 5 mph

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

<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           54° 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    93%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 30.17 in / 1021.7 mb

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Visibility       9  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 E 7 mph

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black;background:white">A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 67. North wind around 5 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms. <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. North wind 5 to 10 mph. 

Sunday: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 65. North wind around 10 mph. 

Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 44. North wind 5 to 10 mph. 

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 63. North wind 5 to 10 mph. 

Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 39.

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 60.

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

Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 66.

Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55.

Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 70.

Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51.

Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 59.<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black;background:white">Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a high near 62. Northeast wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible. <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. North wind around 10 mph. 

Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 60. North wind 10 to 15 mph. 

Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 47. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. 

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 57. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. 

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

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 52.

Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 47.

Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 59.

Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55.

Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61.

Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 50.

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Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black;background:white">A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 65. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms. <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph. 

Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 63. North wind around 10 mph. 

Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 46. North wind around 10 mph. 

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 60. North wind around 10 mph. 

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

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 55.

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

Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 62.

Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54.

Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 64.

Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 50.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black"> Hazardous Weather Outlook National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX 428 AM CST Sat Jan 27 2018   TXZ200-213-214-237-238-281030- Brazoria-Chambers-Galveston-Harris-Liberty- 428 AM CST Sat Jan 27 2018   This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of Southeast Texas..   .DAY ONE...Today and Tonight Heavy rainfall possible with widespread showers and thunderstorms through mid morning. Areas from Galveston county to Chambers and southeastern Liberty will likely receive 1 to 2 inch amounts with some areas near 4 to 5 inches.     .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday   .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...   $$ <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;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) @ 1048 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 Falling = 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">1.3 ft Rising = 46’03”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.0 ft Rising = 46’00”

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 1048 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">5 knots from NE, gusts to 7 knots

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">6 knots from NNE, gusts to 7 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">3 knots from N, gusts to 3 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">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">922 AM CST Sat Jan 27 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">GMZ300-280430-

<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">922 AM CST Sat Jan 27 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">Showers and isolated thunderstorms along with possible fog will continue

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">until a cold front moves off the coast and through the coastal waters

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">this evening and overnight. Elevated winds and waves behind the front

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">can be expected tonight through Monday. Onshore flow briefly resumes

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">midweek before another cold front reaches the waters Thursday or Friday.

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ330-335-280430-

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">922 AM CST Sat Jan 27 2018

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.TUESDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east in the afternoon.

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

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ350-355-280430-

<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">922 AM CST Sat Jan 27 2018

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.REST OF TODAY...Northeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4

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

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

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

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

<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 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.TUESDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming east in the afternoon.

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

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

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ370-375-280430-

<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">922 AM CST Sat Jan 27 2018

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.REST OF TODAY...Northeast winds 10 to 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 late in the morning.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">midnight. Seas 3 to 4 feet.

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">Seas 3 to 4 feet.

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Port of Houston Authority

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ACOE Project Depth for Houston Ship Channel

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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">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

www.brazospilots.com

 

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