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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:Monday, March 12, 2018
Priority:Normal
Notice:

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">March 12, 2018            Monday

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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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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">

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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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Fair<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   53° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High          65° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 30.30 in / 1026.5 mb

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind Chill 49° F

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

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

A Few Clouds

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently     55° 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            63° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity      59%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 30.28 in / 1025.2 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint     41° 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 50° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind  N 18 mph, Gusts 28 mph

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently   53° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low           53° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High          64° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 30.27 in / 1025.0 mb

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind Chill  49° 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 NE 12 mph

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black;background:white">Sunny, with a high near 65. North wind around 10 mph. <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 49. North wind around 5 mph. 

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 67. Northeast wind around 5 mph. 

Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 50. North wind around 5 mph. 

Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 68. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming east in the afternoon. 

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

Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72.

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

Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79.

Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.

Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81.

Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.

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Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black;background:white">Sunny, with a high near 63. Breezy, with a north wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 56. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph. 

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 65. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph. 

Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 56. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph. 

Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 67. Northeast wind around 10 mph. 

Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.

Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers after 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 69.

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

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

Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.

Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 76.

Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70.

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Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black;background:white">Sunny, with a high near 64. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 53. North wind around 5 mph. 

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 65. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph. 

Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 52. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north in the evening. 

Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 66. Northeast wind around 10 mph. 

Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.

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

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

Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74.

Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.

Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 77.

Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook Hazardous Weather Outlook National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX 434 AM CDT Mon Mar 12 2018   TXZ163-164-176>179-195>200-210>214-226-227-235-130945- Austin-Brazos-Burleson-Chambers-Colorado-Fort Bend-Grimes-Harris- Houston-Jackson-Liberty-Madison-Montgomery-Polk-San Jacinto- Trinity-Walker-Waller-Washington-Wharton- 434 AM CDT Mon Mar 12 2018   This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of Southeast Texas..   .DAY ONE...Today and Tonight   Strong north winds will diminish this morning.   .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Tuesday through Sunday   No hazardous weather is expected at this time.   .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...   Spotter activation will not be needed.   $$   <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",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) @ 0956 hrs

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0.1 ft Steady = 45’08”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0.6 ft Steady = 45’06”

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 0956 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 NNE, gusts to 15 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">14 knots from NNE, gusts to 19 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">19 knots from N, gusts to 22 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">11 knots from NNE, gusts to 20 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 120908

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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

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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">GMZ300-122145-

<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">408 AM CDT Mon Mar 12 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 gusty northerly winds will continue this morning before

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">gradually slacking off and becoming NE this afternoon. High

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">pressure over Texas will maintain northeasterly flow until sliding

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">eastward Wednesday allowing winds to come around to the east and

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">southeast. Southerly flow should persist Thursday through

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ330-335-122145-

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">408 AM CDT Mon Mar 12 2018

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM CDT THIS AFTERNOON...

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.TODAY...North winds 15 to 25 knots decreasing to 10 to 20 knots

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

<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">.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ350-355-122145-

<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">408 AM CDT Mon Mar 12 2018

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.TODAY...North winds 20 to 25 knots decreasing to 10 to 15 knots

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to 7

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to

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

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

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ370-375-122145-

<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">408 AM CDT Mon Mar 12 2018

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM CDT THIS AFTERNOON...

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.TODAY...North winds 20 to 30 knots decreasing to 15 to 20 knots

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">in the afternoon. Seas 6 to 8 feet with occasional seas up to 10

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">feet subsiding to 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to 7 feet in

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds around 15 knots. Seas 3 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">.FRIDAY...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. A slight chance of showers.

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

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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

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<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

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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">Sidney Sherman

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Army Corp of Engineers

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

http://www.houston-pilots.com/<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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

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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.