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

 Daily Port Update

Subject:Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update
Date:Wednesday, April 04, 2018
Priority:Normal
Notice:

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<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">April  4, 2018            Wednesday

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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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<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">Wednesday

A Few Clouds and Breezy<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   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          70° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 30.17 in / 1022.1 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint   43° 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 NE 21 mph

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

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

<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             63° 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      72%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 30.16 in / 1021.2 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">Heat Index   NR° F

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<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind  N 24 mph

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

Overcast

<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           59° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High          71° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity   56%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 30.15 in / 1021.0 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint   43° F

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

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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 16 mph, Gusts up to 24 mph

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Sunny, with a high near 70. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. 

Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 56. East wind around 5 mph. 

Thursday: Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 73. Southeast wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Southeast wind around 10 mph. 

Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. 

Friday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.

Saturday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 71.

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

Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.

Sunday Night: Isolated showers after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 10%.

Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Sunny, with a high near 83.

Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 62.

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Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Partly sunny, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 72. Windy, with a northeast wind 25 to 30 mph decreasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph. 

Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 63. Northeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. 

Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 74. East wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. 

Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. 

Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 78. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. 

Friday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Breezy. 

Saturday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 68. Breezy. 

Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. Breezy. 

Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 73.

Sunday Night: Isolated showers after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 10%.

Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.

Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 65.

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 75.<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black;background:white">Mostly sunny, with a high near 71. Windy, with a northeast wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph. 

Thursday: Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 75. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. 

Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 78. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. 

Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.

Saturday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 67. Breezy. 

Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55.

Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 73.

Sunday Night: Isolated showers after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 10%.

Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.

Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 64.

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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) @ 0836 hrs

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.6 ft Rising = 46’06”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2.3 ft Falling = 47’03”

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 0836 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">13 knots from NNE, gusts to 18 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">27 knots from NE, gusts to 34 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">28 knots from NNE, gusts to 34 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">15 knots from NE, gusts to 21 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">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">425 AM CDT Wed Apr 4 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">GMZ300-042215-

<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">425 AM CDT Wed Apr 4 2018

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM...

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">Moderate to strong offshore flow in the wake of the cold front

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">will persist throughout the afternoon gradually becoming more

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">northeasterly. High pressure over the area quickly moves eastward

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">turning winds to the east tonight and southeast Thursday. 

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">Southerly flow returns late Thursday and continues until the next

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">cold front arrives Saturday morning ushering in moderate offshore

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">that relaxes Saturday night becoming easterly early Sunday.

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ335-042215-

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">425 AM CDT Wed Apr 4 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...Northeast winds 15 to 25 knots becoming 15 to 20 knots

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.THURSDAY...East winds around 10 knots becoming southeast in the

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

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

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

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

<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 and thunderstorms in the morning, then

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

<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 chance of showers and thunderstorms.

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

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

<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">.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.SUNDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast 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">.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ330-042215-

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">425 AM CDT Wed Apr 4 2018

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

<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...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. Bay waters rough 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">.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming east 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">.THURSDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast 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. Isolated showers. Isolated thunderstorms

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

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

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

<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 and thunderstorms in the afternoon.

<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 thunderstorms.

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">10 to 15 knots after midnight. Bay waters choppy 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">.SUNDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast 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">.SUNDAY NIGHT...South 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">$$

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ350-355-042215-

<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">425 AM CDT Wed Apr 4 2018

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

<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 30 knots decreasing to 15 to

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">25 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.

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">4 feet.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.FRIDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 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 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 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...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north 15 to

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">20 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet. A chance of showers

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">4 feet.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.SUNDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southeast 5 to

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ370-375-042215-

<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">425 AM CDT Wed Apr 4 2018

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.TODAY...Northeast winds 25 to 30 knots decreasing to 20 to

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">25 knots in the afternoon. Seas 6 to 9 feet with occasional seas

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">up to 11 feet. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms early

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.SATURDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north 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">.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 20 to 25 knots decreasing to

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">15 to 20 knots after midnight. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.SUNDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southeast 5 to

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 feet.

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

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

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Port of Houston Authority

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ACOE Project Depth for Houston Ship Channel

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

<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">HSC Air Drafts Restrictions

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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

<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">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">

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

<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">

http://www.swg.usace.army.mil/Missions/Navigation.aspx<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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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.