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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:Tuesday, March 06, 2018
Priority:Normal
Notice:

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<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">March 6, 2018            Tuesday

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<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME // Begins 0200/11th March – Sunday

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

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

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

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

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

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Galveston / Texas City // Open 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">NOAA HOUSTON

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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   59° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low           45° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High          74° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 30.08 in / 1019.1 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint   39° 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

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

Overcast with Haze

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently     57° F

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 30.08 in / 1018.4 mb

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Visibility         5 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  NE 12 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">Thunderstorm in Vicinity / Light Rain

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low           45° F

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 30.00 in / 1018.8 mb

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

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

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

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

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Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black;background:white">Sunny, with a high near 74. Northeast wind around 10 mph. <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 45. North wind 5 to 10 mph. 

Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 68. North wind around 10 mph. 

Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 43. North wind around 5 mph. 

Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 67. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon. 

Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 53.

Friday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73.

Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 63.

Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80.

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

Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 75.

Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 53.

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Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black;background:white">A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 10am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 70. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 52. Breezy, with a north wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. 

Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 66. Breezy, with a north wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. 

Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 50. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. 

Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 63. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming east in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. 

Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.

Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 71.

Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 7pm. Cloudy, with a low around 66.

Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 7am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76.

Saturday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.

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

Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 57. Breezy. 

Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 68. Breezy. <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black;background:white">A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before noon. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 70. Northeast wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

Tonight: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 45. North wind 5 to 10 mph. 

Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 67. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. 

Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 44. North wind 10 to 15 mph. 

Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 65. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming east in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. 

Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58.

Friday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73.

Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.

Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77.

Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.

Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.

Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.

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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) @ 0856 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0.1 ft Steady = 45’01”

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.4 ft Steady = 46’04”

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 0858 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 NE, gusts to 6 knots

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">13 knots from NE, gusts to 16 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">7 knots from ENE, gusts to 13 knots

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Please visit our WEB Site<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"> www.moranshipping.com<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"> for port tide tables

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">FZUS54 KHGX 060909

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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">309 AM CST Tue Mar 6 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">GMZ300-062215-

<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">309 AM CST Tue Mar 6 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 north winds will develop this morning in the wake of a

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">cold front. The winds will briefly diminish this afternoon but

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">will increase again tonight as colder air flows over the warmer

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">waters. An onshore flow should resume by late Thursday and

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">continue into the upcoming weekend.

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ330-335-062215-

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">309 AM CST Tue Mar 6 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 decreasing to 10 to

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">15 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters choppy becoming slightly

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">20 knots after midnight. Bay waters slightly choppy becoming

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">15 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters choppy becoming 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">.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">10 to 15 knots after midnight. Bay waters smooth becoming

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

<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. Bay waters slightly choppy. A slight chance of

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ350-355-062215-

<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">309 AM CST Tue Mar 6 2018

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.WEDNESDAY...North 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 3 to 5 feet.

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ370-375-062215-

<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">309 AM CST Tue Mar 6 2018

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">20 knots in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">25 knots after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 feet building to 5 to 7 feet

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.WEDNESDAY...North winds 15 to 25 knots decreasing to 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 subsiding to 3 to 5 feet in the afternoon.

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Port of Houston Authority

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ACOE Project Depth for Houston Ship Channel

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Air drafts clearances are based on MHW // Vessels should allow an additional 10 feet clearance for the Power Lines

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Army Corp of Engineers

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

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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.