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

 Daily Port Update

Subject:Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update
Date:Thursday, March 15, 2018
Priority:Normal
Notice:

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<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">March 15, 2018            Thursday

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<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update  

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">The dredging of the Houston Ship Channel between beacons 66 and 72 has been completed.  The 42’ restriction to Exxon has been lifted. The HSC is good for vessels with a draft fresh water of 45’ up to Exxon.  The HSC from Exxon to Shell still has a 41’ draft restriction.  The contract for this portion of the channel has been let and work should begin in the next few days.<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">

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

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

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

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

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

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Galveston / Texas City // 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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Partly 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   53° F

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity  100%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 30.10 in / 1019.6 mb

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

Mostly CLoudy

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently     64° 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            72° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity      68%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 30.12 in / 1020.0 mb

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

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

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<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   54° 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          73° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity    90%

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Visibility      8 miles

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

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Today: <span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">A 20 percent chance of showers after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 73. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. 

Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 67. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph. 

Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 76. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. 

Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind around 10 mph. 

Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. South wind 5 to 10 mph. 

Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.

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

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

Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.

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

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 76.

Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 59.

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Today: <span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Partly sunny, with a high near 75. South wind 5 to 10 mph. 

Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind around 10 mph. 

Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 81. Southwest wind around 10 mph. 

Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind 5 to 10 mph. 

Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. South wind 5 to 10 mph. 

Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.

Sunday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82.

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

Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.

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

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 78.

Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 55.

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Today: <span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Partly sunny, with a high near 72. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. 

Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. South wind 10 to 15 mph. 

Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 74. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. 

Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. South wind 10 to 15 mph. 

Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 75. South wind around 10 mph. 

Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.

Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76.

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

Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.

Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 74.

Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 60.

Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 72.<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">NOAA Houston/Galveston Weather

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">NOAA USGULF Offshore Waters Weather

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">MARSEC LEVEL 1

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Maximum Deep Drafts - Houston / Galveston Bay

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">PORTS NOAA/NOS Water Levels (above MLLW) @ 0800 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.2 ft Falling = 46’02”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.3 ft Steady = 46’03”

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

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

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 0800 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">7 knots from SE, gusts to 10 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">10 knots from SSE, gusts to 12 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">12 knots from SSE, gusts to 13 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">6 knots from SSE, gusts to 10 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 150852

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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">GMZ300-152115-

<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">352 AM CDT Thu Mar 15 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">Southerly winds should increase today and tonight. Small craft

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">exercise caution may be needed tonight for the Upper Texas Coast

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">except for the bays. Winds should decrease some over the weekend

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">with moderate seas. The next front to push off the coast will come

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">on Monday with offshore winds increasing Tuesday.

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ330-335-152115-

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

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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 slight chance of showers.

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

<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 chance of showers and thunderstorms.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds around 10 knots becoming southwest

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

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

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

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

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ350-355-152115-

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

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

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

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

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

<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 and thunderstorms.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.MONDAY...West winds around 10 knots becoming northwest 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">.MONDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 feet.

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ370-375-152115-

<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">352 AM CDT Thu Mar 15 2018

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.TONIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet building

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.FRIDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 5 to 6 feet with

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.SATURDAY...South winds around 10 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.MONDAY...West winds around 10 knots becoming northwest 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">.MONDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to

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

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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">

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

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

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

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Army Corp of Engineers

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

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

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

www.brazospilots.com

 

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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.