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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:Friday, April 13, 2018
Priority:Normal
Notice:

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<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">April  13, 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;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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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

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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   74° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low           61° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High          80° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity    97%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 29.78 in / 1008.8 mb

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Visibility       8 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 12 mph, Gusts up to 26 mph

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<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             65° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High            79° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 29.80 in / 1009.1 mb

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Visibility         3 miles

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

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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   75° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High          79° 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 29.79 in / 1008.6 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint   71° 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;color:black;background:white">A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 80. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. South wind 5 to 15 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible. 

Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 69. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. 

Saturday Night: Clear, with a low around 47. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph. 

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 67. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. 

Sunday Night: Clear, with a low around 51.

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 76.

Monday Night: Clear, with a low around 58.

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 80.

Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.

Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 83.

Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.

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Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black;background:white">A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Breezy, with a south wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am. 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 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible. 

Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms 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 52. Breezy, with a northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. 

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 66. Breezy, with a northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. 

Sunday Night: Clear, with a low around 56.

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 69.

Monday Night: Clear, with a low around 64.

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 75.

Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.

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

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Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black;background:white">A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Breezy, with a south wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 64. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible. 

Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 71. Breezy, with a north wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. 

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

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 68. Breezy, with a northwest wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. 

Sunday Night: Clear, with a low around 55.

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 71.

Monday Night: Clear, with a low around 62.

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 75.

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

Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.

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

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Hazardous Weather Outlook Hazardous Weather Outlook National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX 444 AM CDT Fri Apr 13 2018   TXZ200-210>214-226-227-235>238-140945- Austin-Brazoria-Chambers-Colorado-Fort Bend-Galveston-Harris- Jackson-Liberty-Matagorda-Waller-Wharton- 444 AM CDT Fri Apr 13 2018   This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of Southeast Texas..   .DAY ONE...Today and Tonight   A cold front will cross the area between 2 AM and 6 AM. Scattered showers and thunderstorms will accompany the front and a few of the stronger storms could produce large hail and damaging winds.   .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday   No hazardous weather is expected at this time.   .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...   Spotter activation will not be needed.   $$  

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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) @ 0808 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2.1 ft Steady = 47’01”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2.2 ft Steady = 47’02”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.8 ft Steady = 46’08”

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 0808 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 S, gusts to 16 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 21 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">18 knots from SSE, gusts to 22 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">10 knots from S, gusts to 16 knots

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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

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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">GMZ300-132215-

<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">410 AM CDT Fri Apr 13 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">A tight pressure gradient across this region will result in

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">moderate to strong onshore flow and elevated wave heights 

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">Friday. A cold front will reach the coastal waters Saturday

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">morning, leaving behind moderate to strong offshore winds this

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">this front as it pushes across the region.

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ330-335-132215-

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northwest 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...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 decreasing to 5 to

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

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

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

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ350-355-132215-

<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">410 AM CDT Fri Apr 13 2018

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.TODAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet. A slight

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.TONIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest 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">chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then showers

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.SATURDAY...North winds 15 to 25 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 in the afternoon.

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

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

<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. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

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

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ370-375-132215-

<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">410 AM CDT Fri Apr 13 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...South winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 6 to 7 feet with

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">occasional seas up to 8 feet. A slight chance of showers early in

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.TONIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 6 to 7 feet with

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.SUNDAY 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. Seas 3 to 5 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 4 feet.

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.TUESDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

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

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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">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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