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

 Daily Port Update

Subject:Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update
Date:Thursday, March 01, 2018
Priority:Normal
Notice:

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<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">March 1, 2018            Thursday

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<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",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">Recent port closures

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">02/03

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1930       Pilots suspended boarding all vessel traffic due to fog

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">02/04

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0100      Pilots resumed boarding outbound vessel traffic only

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1205      Pilots resumed boarding inbound vessel traffic // Open to two way traffic

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">02/05

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2226      Pilots suspended boarding all vessel traffic due to dense fog

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">02/07

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0430      Pilots resumed boarding outbound vessel traffic

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0830      Pilots resumed boarding inbound vessel traffic

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">02/09

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1840     Pilots suspended boarding all vessel traffic due to dense fog

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">02/10

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1630     Pilots boarded 3 vessels and sailed

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1905     Pilots suspended all vessel traffic due to fog

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">02/11

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0400     Pilots resumed boarding outbound vessel traffic only

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0815     Pilots resumed boarding inbound vessel traffic / HSC Open to all vessel traffic

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">02/13

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1806       Pilots suspended boarding all vessel traffic

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">02/14

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1530       Pilots resumed boarding outbound vessel traffic

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1943       Pilots suspended all vessel traffic due to dense fog

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">02/15

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1200       Pilots resumed boarding outbound traffic only

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1730       Pilots suspended boarding all traffic acct dense fog

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">02/16

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1130       Pilots resumed boarding outbound traffic only

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1812       Pilots suspended boarding all vessel traffic – due to dense fog

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">02/17

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1040        Pilots resumed boarding inbound traffic only

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1725        Pilots suspended boarding inbound vessel traffic due to fog    

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">02/18

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0920        Pilots resumed boarding outbound vessel traffic only

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1325        Pilots suspended boarding all vessel traffic due dense fog

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">02/19

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0500        Pilots resumed boarding outbound vessel traffic only

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0830        Pilots expected to resume boarding inbound vessel traffic

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1715        Pilots suspended boarding all vessel traffic – due to fog

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1815        Pilots resumed boarding inbound vessel traffic only

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">02/20

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0350        Pilots suspended boarding inbound traffic due to fog // closed to all traffic

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1030         Pilots resumed boarding all vessel traffic

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2000         Pilots resumed boarding inbound vessel traffic only

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">02/21

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0500         Pilots resumed boarding outbound vessel traffic only

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0830         Pilots suspended boarding outbound vessel traffic and resumed boarding inbound vessel traffic only

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1300         Pilots resumed boarding outbound vessel traffic // open to all vessel traffic

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">02/22

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0630          Pilots suspended boarding all vessel traffic due dense fog

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1200          Pilots resumed boarding outbound vessel traffic only

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1830          Pilots resumed boarding inbound vessel traffic // open to all vessel traffic

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2100          Pilots suspended boarding all vessel traffic due to fog  

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">02/23

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1100          Pilots resumed boarding outbound vessel traffic only

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1843          Pilots suspended boarding outbound vessel traffic – due to fog

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">02/24

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0700          Pilots resumed boarding inbound vessel traffic

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1200          Pilots resumed boarding outbound vessel traffic // open to all vessel traffic

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">02/26

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0330          Pilots suspended boarding all vessel traffic due to fog

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0830          Pilots resumed boarding outbound vessel traffic

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1010          Pilots resumed boarding inbound vessel traffic // open to all vessel traffic

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0830          Pilots resumed boarding outbound vessel traffic

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1010          Pilots resumed boarding inbound vessel traffic // open to all vessel traffic

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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">

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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">NOAA HOUSTON

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

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

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

<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   71° 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          76° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity    94%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 29.88 in / 1012.1 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint   69° F

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

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

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

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

<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     72° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low             60° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High            73° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity      91%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 29.89 in / 1012.2 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint     69° 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">Heat Index   NR° F

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently   70° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low           55° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High          75° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity    87%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 29.88 in / 1011.6 mb

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

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

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

Today: <span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">A chance of showers before 9am, then isolated showers and thunderstorms between 9am and noon. Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 76. North wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

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

Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 73. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph. 

Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 53. East wind around 5 mph. 

Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 69. East wind 5 to 10 mph. 

Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.

Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75.

Sunday Night: Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Monday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 75. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

Monday Night: Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

Tuesday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Tuesday Night: Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Mostly clear, with a low around 52. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

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Today: <span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">A chance of showers before 9am, then scattered showers and thunderstorms between 9am and noon. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 73. West wind 5 to 15 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. 

Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 69. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. 

Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 56. East wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. 

Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 67. East wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. 

Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.

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

Sunday Night: Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Monday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 75. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

Monday Night: Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

Tuesday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Tuesday Night: Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 54. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

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Today: <span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">A chance of showers before 9am, then isolated showers and thunderstorms between 9am and noon. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 75. West wind 10 to 15 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 55. North wind around 10 mph. 

Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 69. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. 

Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 55. East wind 10 to 15 mph. 

Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 70. East wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. 

Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.

Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74.

Sunday Night: Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Monday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

Monday Night: Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

Tuesday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Tuesday Night: Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 55. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 66.<span-family:"Arial",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) @ 0744 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.7 ft Falling = 46’07”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.9 ft Steady = 46’09”

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

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

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 0744 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 WSW, gusts to 8 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">3 knots from SW, gusts to 5 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">5 knots from SSW, gusts to 6 knots

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

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">FZUS54 KHGX 010958 CCA

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">Coastal Waters Forecast...CORRECTED

<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">358 AM CST Thu Mar 1 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">GMZ300-012230-

<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">358 AM CST Thu Mar 1 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">Moderate onshore flow early this morning will weaken as a cold

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">front pushes off the coast between sunrise and mid morning. Moderate

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">offshore winds develop in the wake of the front. Onshore winds

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">are expected to return Friday night and will persist through early

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ335-012230-

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">358 AM CST Thu Mar 1 2018

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.TODAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming Northwest winds

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">near 10 knots early this morning then becoming north in the

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">morning, then isolated showers late in the morning.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">slightly choppy. A chance of showers in the morning, then 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">.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly

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

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

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

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ330-012230-

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">358 AM CST Thu Mar 1 2018

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.TODAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots early in the morning

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">becoming Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots then becoming north in

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">the afternoon. Bay waters slightly choppy. Scattered showers and

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">thunderstorms early in the morning, then isolated showers and

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">thunderstorms late in the morning.

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">5 to 10 knots after midnight. Bay waters slightly choppy becoming

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ350-355-012230-

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">Coastal waters from Freeport to the Matagorda Ship Channel out

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">20 NM-Coastal waters from High Island to Freeport out 20 NM-

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.TODAY...South winds around 15 knots and gusty early this morning

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">becoming northwest 10 to 15 knots around mid morning then becoming

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">north in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Scattered showers and

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">isolated thunderstorms in the morning.

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">20 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.SATURDAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A slight

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ370-375-012230-

<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-

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CST THIS MORNING...

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">mid to late morning then becoming north in the afternoon. Seas 5

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">diminishing to 4 to 6 feet. Isolated showers and thunderstorms

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">early in the morning, then scattered showers and isolated

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">thunderstorms late in the morning. Isolated showers and

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet with

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.SATURDAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet with

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 feet. A slight

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.SUNDAY NIGHT...South 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. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">in the afternoon. Seas 4 feet. Scattered showers and isolated

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

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

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

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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 

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<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">Sidney Sherman

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

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<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)

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

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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

 

NOAA

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