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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 30, 2018
Priority:Normal
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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">January 30, 2018            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-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Cold front has pushed water out of Galveston Bay, NOAA PORTS buoys are reporting less than ACOE Project maximum drafts in Houston Ship Channel.  Maximum deep draft vessels will be delayed transiting HSC.  Winds will swing to Northeast on Tuesday evening and then from the South on Wednesday morning.  Next cold front is expected on Friday. 

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NOAA

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Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

314 AM CST Tue Jan 30 2018

 

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

Winds will relax this morning and become east as high pressure

moves slowly to the east. Onshore winds will strengthen late

Wednesday and Wednesday night as the pressure gradient tightens.

A cold front will cross the coastal waters Thursday night.

 

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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">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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<span-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">01/16

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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<span-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">01/22

<span-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">0800       Pilots resumed boarding outbound vessel traffic only

<span-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">1100       Pilots resumed boarding inbound traffic // open to all vessel traffic

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<span-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">01/27

<span-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">0135       Pilots suspended boarding all vessel traffic due to fog

<span-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">1250       Pilots resumed boarding out bound traffic only

<span-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">1700       Pilots suspended boarding outbound vessel traffic // all traffic suspended due to fog

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<span-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">01/28

<span-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">0730       Pilots resumed boarding outbound vessel traffic only

<span-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">1030       Pilots resumed boarding inbound vessel traffic // Open to all 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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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">Tuesday

<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   48° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High          61° 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 30.51 in / 1033.5 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  44° F

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

<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             49° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High            56° 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 30.51 in / 1033.0 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   44° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind  NE 16 mph

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

<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           44° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High          56° 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 30.50 in / 1032.7 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 NE 10 mph

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Sunny, with a high near 61. East wind around 5 mph. 

Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 44. Southeast wind around 5 mph. 

Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 69. South wind 5 to 10 mph. 

Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. South wind 5 to 10 mph. 

Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. 

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

Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 57.

Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 46.

Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 61.

Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 53.

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

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

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Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Sunny, with a high near 56. Northeast wind around 10 mph. 

Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 49. Southeast wind around 10 mph. 

Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 65. South wind around 10 mph. 

Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. 

Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. South wind around 10 mph. 

Thursday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 52. Breezy. 

Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 55. Breezy. 

Friday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 49. Breezy. 

Saturday: A 50 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 59.

Saturday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 54.

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

Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46.

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Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Sunny, with a high near 56. East wind around 10 mph. 

Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 44. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south after midnight. 

Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 65. South wind 5 to 10 mph. 

Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. South wind 10 to 15 mph. 

Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. South wind 5 to 10 mph. 

Thursday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 52.

Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 58. Breezy. 

Friday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 49.

Saturday: A 50 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 62.

Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 54.

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

Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47.

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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) @ 1016 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">-1.1 ft Falling = 43’11”

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:red">-0.6 ft Steady = 44’06”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:red">-0.7 ft Rising = 44’05”

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 1016 hrs

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">10 knots from ENE, gusts to 12 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">12 knots from NE, gusts to 15 knots

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">8 knots from NE, gusts to 13 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">314 AM CST Tue Jan 30 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">GMZ300-302215-

<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">314 AM CST Tue Jan 30 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">Winds will relax this morning and become east as high pressure

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">moves slowly to the east. Onshore winds will strengthen late

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">Wednesday and Wednesday night as the pressure gradient tightens.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">A cold front will cross the coastal waters Thursday night.

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ330-335-302215-

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">314 AM CST Tue Jan 30 2018

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.TODAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming east 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">.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.FRIDAY NIGHT...East 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">.SATURDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southeast in the

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

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

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ350-355-302215-

<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">314 AM CST Tue Jan 30 2018

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.TODAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming east 10 to 15

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A slight chance of

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">15 to 20 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 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...Northeast winds 15 to 25 knots becoming 20 to 25 knots

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">15 knots after midnight. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas up

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 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">.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds around 10 knots becoming southwest

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ370-375-302215-

<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">314 AM CST Tue Jan 30 2018

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 feet. A slight chance of

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">20 to 25 knots after midnight. 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...Northeast winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">occasional seas up to 7 feet building to 6 to 8 feet with

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">occasional seas up to 10 feet in the afternoon. 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 15 to 25 knots becoming 15 to 20 knots

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">after midnight. Seas 6 to 8 feet with occasional seas up to

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">10 feet. A chance of showers.

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas

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

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

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

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Port of Houston Authority

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ACOE Project Depth for Houston Ship Channel

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

<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,

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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

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.