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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:Friday, March 09, 2018
Priority:Normal
Notice:

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">March 9, 2018            Friday

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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

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

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

<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           64° 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    74%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 30.05 in / 1018.1 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint   49° 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 SE 7 mph

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

Fair

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low             66° 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      54%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 30.06 in / 1017.9 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint     49° 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">Heat Index   NR° F

<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  SE 15 mph

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently   61° F

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 30.04 in / 1017.3 mb

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

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">Partly sunny, with a high near 74. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

Tonight: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 64. South wind 5 to 10 mph. 

Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph. 

Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. Southwest wind around 10 mph becoming north after midnight. 

Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 69. North wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. 

Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 49.

Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 64.

Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 48.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 67.

Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 50.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 69.

Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 52.

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Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black;background:white">Partly sunny, with a high near 73. Southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

Tonight: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 66. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. 

Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. 

Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers after midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind around 15 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. 

Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 69. Breezy, with a north wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. 

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

Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 62. Breezy. 

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

Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 63.

Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 55.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 65.

Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.

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

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black;background:white">A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 72. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

Tonight: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 67. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph. 

Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 78. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. 

Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. South wind 10 to 15 mph becoming northwest after midnight. 

Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 72. Breezy, with a north wind 15 to 20 mph. 

Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52.

Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 62.

Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 51.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 64.

Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 54.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 67.

Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook Hazardous Weather Outlook National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX 332 AM CST Fri Mar 9 2018   TXZ163-164-176>179-195>200-210>214-226-227-235>238-100945- Austin-Brazoria-Brazos-Burleson-Chambers-Colorado-Fort Bend- Galveston-Grimes-Harris-Houston-Jackson-Liberty-Madison-Matagorda- Montgomery-Polk-San Jacinto-Trinity-Walker-Waller-Washington- Wharton- 332 AM CST Fri Mar 9 2018   This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of Southeast Texas..   .DAY ONE...Today and Tonight   Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms are possible late tonight into early Saturday.   .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday   A cold front will cross the area early Sunday morning. Sustained north winds will increase to 15 to 25 miles per hour and gusty.   .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...   Spotter activation will not be needed.   $$

 

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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) @ 0832 hrs

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

0.1 ft Falling = 45’01”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0.7 ft Steady = 45’07”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.5 ft Rising = 46’05”

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 0832 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">9 knots from SE, gusts to 12 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">13 knots from SSE, gusts to 15 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">14 knots from SE, gusts to 18 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">6 knots from SE, 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">FZUS54 KHGX 090925

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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">325 AM CST Fri Mar 9 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">GMZ300-092145-

<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">325 AM CST Fri Mar 9 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">Onshore winds will gradually strengthen throughout the morning to

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">caution levels. A cold front will push off the coast overnight

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">Saturday night/early Sunday morning with moderate to strong

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">northerly winds and building seas in its wake. Caution or advisory

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ330-335-092145-

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">325 AM CST Fri Mar 9 2018

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.TONIGHT...Southeast 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...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 west after

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ350-355-092145-

<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">325 AM CST Fri Mar 9 2018

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.SATURDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. A

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">chance of showers in the morning. Isolated thunderstorms. 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">.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds around 15 knots becoming west after

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.SUNDAY NIGHT...North winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 2 to 3 feet in

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.TUESDAY...Northeast winds around 10 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">.TUESDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ370-375-092145-

<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">325 AM CST Fri Mar 9 2018

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

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

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

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

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

<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 in the morning.

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">midnight. Seas 4 to 5 feet with occasional seas up to 6 feet. 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...North winds around 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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

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.