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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:Friday, April 06, 2018
Priority:Normal
Notice:

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

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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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Overcast<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   72° 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          81° 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 29.90 in / 1012.9 mb

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Visibility      9 miles

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently     73° 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             76° 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 29.92 in / 1013.3 mb

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind  S 17 mph

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

Overcast

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently   74° 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          76° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity   88%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 29.91 in / 1012.8 mb

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

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Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. 

Tonight: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. South wind 5 to 15 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms. 

Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a temperature falling to around 58 by 3pm. West wind 5 to 15 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. 

Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 72. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon. 

Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.

Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79.

Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.

Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 57.

Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 78.

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

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Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. 

Tonight: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Breezy, with a south wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a temperature rising to near 70 by 9am, then falling to around 62 during the remainder of the day. Windy, with a southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming north 20 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms. 

Saturday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. Windy, with a north wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. 

Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 68. Northeast wind 5 to 15 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. 

Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.

Monday: A slight chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

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

Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 72.

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

Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 73.

Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 69.

Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. 

Tonight: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a temperature rising to near 70 by 8am, then falling to around 60 during the remainder of the day. Breezy, with a southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north 15 to 20 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. North wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. 

Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 70. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon. 

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

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

Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.

Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 73.

Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 61.

Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 75.

Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 68.

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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) @ 0904 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 Rising = 46’02”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.7 ft Steady = 46’07”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2.4 ft Rising = 47’04”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2.0 ft Rising = 47’00”

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 0904 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">6 knots from SSE, gusts to 9 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">15 knots from S, gusts to 17 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">14 knots from SSE, gusts to 16 knots

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

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

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">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">414 AM CDT Fri Apr 6 2018

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">Upper Texas coastal waters from High Island to the Matagorda Ship

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">Channel out 60 nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">Seas are provided as a range of the average height of the highest

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">1/3 of the waves...along with the occasional height of the average

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">highest 10 percent of the waves.

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ300-062215-

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">414 AM CDT Fri Apr 6 2018

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">Moderate onshore winds will persist through Saturday morning

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">before a cold front moves off the coast. Winds will quickly become

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">strong to moderate and offshore behind the front with waves also

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">building in response. Improving conditions are expected by Sunday

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">with light onshore flow briefly resuming before becoming offshore

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">again Tuesday as another front moves off the coast.

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">414 AM CDT Fri Apr 6 2018

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">...Small Craft Should Exercise Caution...

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">25 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters rough becoming choppy in

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

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

<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...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southeast 5 to

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">5 to 10 knots after midnight. Bay waters slightly choppy becoming

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">...Small Craft Should Exercise Caution...

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

<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 in the evening. A chance of thunderstorms. A

<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">.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 20 to 25 knots becoming north in the

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.SATURDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northeast

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A slight chance of showers

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">15 to 20 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 feet. A chance of

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">Waters from Freeport to the Matagorda Ship Channel from 20 to

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">60 NM-Waters from High Island to Freeport from 20 to 60 NM-

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">414 AM CDT Fri Apr 6 2018

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">...Small Craft Should Exercise Caution...

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.SATURDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north 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. A chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.SATURDAY NIGHT...North winds 20 to 25 knots becoming northeast

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming east 5 to

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 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">.MONDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A slight chance of showers

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">15 to 20 knots after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 feet. A chance of

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet

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

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

<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

http://galvestonpilots.com/galtexnew/<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#051423">

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

www.brazospilots.com

 

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For quality assurance purposes please note well that while the above information is regularly vetted for accuracy it is not intended to replace the local knowledge or expertise pertaining to port conditions of our marine operations personnel. Port précis should always be verified by contacting the corresponding marine department of a particular location for the most up-to-date information.