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Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/28/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/27/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update Correction02/26/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/26/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/25/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/24/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/23/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/22/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/20/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/19/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/18/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/17/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/16/2018 Normal
Houston / Galveston / Freeport Sea Fog Update 02/15/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/15/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/14/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/13/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/12/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/11/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/10/2018 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update 02/09/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/09/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/08/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/07/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/06/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/05/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/04/2018 Normal
NWS Update: Sea Fog Potential Through Mid-Week Houston / Galveston / Freeport Fog advisory 02/03/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/03/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/02/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/01/2018 Normal

 Daily Port Update

Subject:Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update
Date:Sunday, February 11, 2018
Priority:Normal
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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">February 11, 2018            Sunday

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<span-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update  

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<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Houston // Open to outbound vessel traffic

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<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">02/03

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">1930       Pilots suspended boarding all vessel traffic due to fog

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<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">02/04

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">0100    Pilots resumed boarding outbound vessel traffic only

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">1205    Pilots resumed boarding inbound vessel traffic // Open to two way traffic

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<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">02/05

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">2226    Pilots suspended boarding all vessel traffic due to dense fog

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<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">02/07

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">0430      Pilots resumed boarding outbound vessel traffic

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">0830      Pilots resumed boarding inbound vessel traffic

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<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">02/09

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">1840    Pilots suspended boarding all vessel traffic due to dense fog

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<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">02/10

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">1630    Pilots boarded 3 vessels and sailed

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">1905    Pilots suspended all vessel traffic due to fog

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<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">02/11

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">0400    Pilots resumed boarding outbound vessel traffic only

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

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">44        Vessels set to proceed inbound

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">30        Vessels set to sail

           

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<span-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">The Houston Ship Channel is open 24/7 with draft and other restrictions;

<span-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">                -Bayport Channel – maximum draft 45’

<span-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">-Entrance Channel to ExxonMobil Baytown - maximum 45'

<span-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">-ExxonMobil Baytown to Shell - maximum 41'

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

<span-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">-Houston Cement West to City Dock # 16 - maximum 36'

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

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<span-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Effective October 24th, 2017

<span-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">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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<span-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Barbours Cut channel has a 44’ restriction and the Bayport channel has a restriction of 42’[effective 02/07/18 Bayport channel is now maximum 45’] and greater is daylight restricted, two tractors Pilot’s discretion.<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High          44° 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 29.95 in / 1014.5 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       8 miles

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind Chill  37° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind N 14 mph

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

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

<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             43° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High            50° 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 29.93 in / 1013.5 mb

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Visibility        4 miles

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently  498° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High          50° 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 29.94 in / 1013.7 mb

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Visibility       3  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 N 12 mph

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">A 20 percent chance of rain or drizzle. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 44. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. 

Tonight: A 20 percent chance of rain or drizzle before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. North wind around 10 mph. 

Monday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 58. North wind 5 to 10 mph. 

Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. Northeast wind around 5 mph. 

Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 63. Northeast wind around 5 mph. 

Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 59.

Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73.

Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.

Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 77.

Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.

Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72.

Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53.

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Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">A 20 percent chance of rain or drizzle. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a temperature falling to around 46 by 1pm. Breezy, with a north wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. 

Tonight: A 20 percent chance of rain or drizzle. Cloudy, with a low around 43. Breezy, with a north wind 15 to 20 mph. 

Monday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 55. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. 

Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph. 

Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 61. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. 

Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 59.

Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68.

Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.

Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 71.

Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.

Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 68.

Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55.

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Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">A 20 percent chance of rain or drizzle. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a temperature falling to around 44 by 3pm. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. 

Tonight: A 20 percent chance of rain or drizzle before midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 40. North wind around 15 mph. 

Monday: Cloudy, with a high near 56. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. 

Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers after midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 52. Northeast wind around 10 mph. 

Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 62. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. 

Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 59.

Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70.

Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.

Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 73.

Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.

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

Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54.

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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) @ 0636 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0.2 ft Steady = 45’02”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0.5 ft Steady = 45’05”

<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">-0.1 ft Steady = 44’11”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0.0 ft Rising = 45’00”

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 0708 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">3 knots from S, gusts to 4 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">3 knots from ENE, gusts to 3 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 SSE, gusts to 15 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">7 knots from S, gusts to 11 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-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">345 AM CST Sun Feb 11 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">GMZ300-112215-

<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">345 AM CST Sun Feb 11 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">Strong offshore winds are developing in the wake of a cold front.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">High pressure will build across the region to begin the new week,

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">allowing the offshore winds to slowly relax and becoming more

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">easterly by Tuesday. Sea fog may return as soon as Tuesday

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">afternoon, becoming more likely overnight Tuesday into Wednesday

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">while winds continue to veer to become onshore.

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ335-112215-

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">345 AM CST Sun Feb 11 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...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters choppy. Patchy

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ350-355-112215-

<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">345 AM CST Sun Feb 11 2018

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.TODAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots increasing to 20 to 25 knots

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Patchy fog early in the

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">morning. A slight chance of rain and drizzle.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.TONIGHT...North winds 20 to 25 knots decreasing to 15 to

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">20 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 slight chance of rain and drizzle.

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.THURSDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds around 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ370-375-112215-

<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">345 AM CST Sun Feb 11 2018

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.TODAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots increasing to 20 to 25 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">8 feet. Patchy fog early in the morning. A slight chance of rain

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.TONIGHT...North winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.MONDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. 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">.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 feet.

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ330-112215-

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">345 AM CST Sun Feb 11 2018

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.TODAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots increasing to 20 to 25 knots

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.TONIGHT...North winds 15 to 25 knots. Bay waters choppy to rough.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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

<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">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

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

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

<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">

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">The Texas City Ship Channel is approximately 11 miles from GB Buoy

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">The ACOE project draft for the TXCSC is 45’00 FW at MLT from the GB BUOY to Valero Dock # 42, the channel above project draft is 40’00 FW at MLT.  The length on the final approach from the Houston, Galveston, Texas City tri-channel split is approximately 6 miles, the width is approximately a 400 ft bottom, the Turning Basin is approximately 4,200 ft long and 1,200 ft wide with a maximum deep draft of 45 ft FW at MLT, and is navigable day or night with no air draft restrictions.  Only TX City Docks with 45’00” maximum deep draft at MLT are TC # 11, 12, 41, & 42

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

http://www.portofgalveston.com/<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#051423">The Galveston Ship Channel is approximately    miles from GB Buoy

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#051423">The ACOE project draft for the GSC is 45’00” FW.  The narrowest point is approximately 1,200 ft wide with no air draft restrictions.  At the POGA berths the maximum deep draft varies from 32’00” to 40’00” at MLT,

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#051423"> 

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Port of Freeport is located three miles from deep water, the channel is 400 ft wide and ACOE project maximum deep draft at MLW is 45’00”.

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Army Corp of Engineers

http://www.swg.usace.army.mil/<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#1F497D">

http://www.swg.usace.army.mil/Missions/Navigation.aspx<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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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.