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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:Thursday, April 12, 2018
Priority:Normal
Notice:

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">April  12, 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;color:red">-ExxonMobil Baytown to Shell - maximum 42'

<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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I want to make sure that all agents are now aware that the allowable draft above Exxon to Shell/Enterprise docks is now 42 feet in fresh water (up from 41 feet).<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:red">

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If you have any questions please contact me.<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:red">

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

Captain Mark Mitchem<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:red">

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

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

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Galveston / Texas City // Open to all vessel traffic<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif"> 

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

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

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

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

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   74° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low           71° 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    76%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 29.99 in / 1016.0 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint   66° 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 14 mph, Gusts up to 25 mph

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low             73° 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      76° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 30.02 in / 1016.6 mb

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

Partly Cloudy 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   75° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low           72° 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   69%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 30.00 in / 1015.8 mb

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind S 21 mph, Gusts up to 30 mph

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. 

Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. 

Friday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms. 

Friday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. South wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west after midnight. 

Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 68. North wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. 

Saturday Night: Clear, with a low around 45.

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 68.

Sunday Night: Clear, with a low around 47.

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 76.

Monday Night: Clear, with a low around 56.

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 79.

Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.

Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 82.<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">Sunny, with a high near 76. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Breezy, with a southeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. 

Friday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 63. South wind around 15 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Saturday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 70. Windy, with a north wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. 

Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 51. Breezy. 

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 67. Breezy. 

Sunday Night: Clear, with a low around 53.

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 70.

Monday Night: Clear, with a low around 62.

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 75.

Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. Breezy. 

Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Mostly sunny, with a high near 76. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. 

Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. 

Friday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. South wind around 15 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 70. Breezy, with a north wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. 

Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 45.

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 68.

Sunday Night: Clear, with a low around 51.

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 71.

Monday Night: Clear, with a low around 61.

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 76.

Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.

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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) @ 1020 hrs

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

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

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

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

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 1020 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">11 knots from SSE, gusts to 15 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">18 knots from SSW, gusts to 23 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">15 knots from SSE, gusts to 18 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">8 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">1012 AM CDT Thu Apr 12 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">GMZ300-130415-

<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">1012 AM CDT Thu Apr 12 2018

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">Onshore winds will increase in response to deep low pressure over

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">southeast Colorado. The next cold front will cross the coastal

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">waters early Saturday morning with a strong offshore flow developing

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">in the wake of the front. Onshore winds will return early next

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ330-335-130415-

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">1012 AM CDT Thu Apr 12 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">.REST OF TODAY...South winds around 15 knots. Bay waters slightly

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.FRIDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters choppy. A chance

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">thunderstorms in the evening, then showers and thunderstorms

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">10 to 15 knots after midnight. Bay waters smooth becoming

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ350-355-130415-

<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">1012 AM CDT Thu Apr 12 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">.REST OF TODAY...South winds around 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west after

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">with occasional seas up to 7 feet subsiding to 3 to 4 feet after

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.MONDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming east 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">.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 foot building

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ370-375-130415-

<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">1012 AM CDT Thu Apr 12 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">.REST OF TODAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.FRIDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 6 to 8 feet with

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">occasional seas up to 10 feet. A slight chance of showers. A

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">8 feet. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">evening, then showers and thunderstorms likely after midnight.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.SATURDAY...North winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">occasional seas up to 8 feet. Showers and thunderstorms likely 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 around 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">in the afternoon. Seas 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas up to

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">occasional seas up to 7 feet subsiding to 3 to 4 feet after

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">15 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">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">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.