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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:Thursday, April 26, 2018
Priority:Normal
Notice:

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">April  26, 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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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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently   59° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low           60° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High          77° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 30.01 in / 1016.7 mb

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Visibility     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 N 21 mph

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Mostly Cloudy and Breezy Currently     63° 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            73° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity      78° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 29.99 in / 1015.5 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint     56° 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  N 21 mph

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low           58° F

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

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

<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   53° F

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

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

<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 N 9 mph

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black;background:white">Sunny, with a high near 77. North wind around 10 mph. <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 60. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight. 

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 81. North wind around 5 mph. 

Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 59. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. 

Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph. 

Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.

Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.

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

Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 80.

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

Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 80.

Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70.

Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Mostly cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 73. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. 

Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 64. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north after midnight. 

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 77. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon. 

Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 64. South wind around 5 mph becoming north after midnight. 

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 76. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon. 

Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 76.

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

Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.

Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.

Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 76.

Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71.

Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 78.<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black;background:white">Mostly cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 75. North wind 5 to 15 mph. <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 58. West wind around 5 mph becoming north after midnight. 

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 79. North wind around 5 mph becoming east in the afternoon. 

Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 62. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. 

Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 77. North wind around 5 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon. 

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

Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.

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

Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 77.

Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70.

Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 78.

Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71.

Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 79.<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">http://www.srh.noaa.gov/hgx/

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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

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

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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) @ 0540 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">-0.0 ft Falling = 45’00”

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0.2 ft Falling = 45’02”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0.5 ft Falling = 45’05”

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 0540 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">15 knots from NNW, gusts to 22 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">11 knots from N, 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">20 knots from NNW, gusts to 23 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">12 knots from NNW, gusts to 17 knots

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">FZUS54 KHGX 260816

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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">316 AM CDT Thu Apr 26 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 Channel

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">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">GMZ300-262115-

<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">316 AM CDT Thu Apr 26 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">Elevated offshore winds in the wake of a cold front are expected

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">to decrease today. A lighter offshore flow can be expected tonight

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">and Friday. With low seas over the weekend...light northeast winds

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">become southeast. Strengthening onshore winds and building seas

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">can be expected for much of next week.

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ330-335-262115-

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">316 AM CDT Thu Apr 26 2018

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.TODAY...North winds around 15 knots early in the morning becoming

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">northwest 5 to 10 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters slightly choppy

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north after

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.SATURDAY...Northeast winds around 5 knots becoming southeast in

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ350-355-262115-

<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">316 AM CDT Thu Apr 26 2018

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.TODAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots early this morning becoming

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">northwest 5 to 10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north after midnight.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">Seas 1 foot.

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">Seas 1 foot.

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">Seas 1 foot.

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">afternoon. Seas 1 foot.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot.

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">in the afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.MONDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. A slight

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ370-375-262115-

<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">316 AM CDT Thu Apr 26 2018

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.TODAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots early in the morning decreasing

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north after midnight.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">Seas 1 to 2 feet.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.FRIDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">midnight. Seas 1 foot.

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">Seas 1 foot.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.SUNDAY...Southeast 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 1 to 2 feet.

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

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

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

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

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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">

<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,

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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

http://www.swg.usace.army.mil/<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#1F497D">

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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

 

NOAA

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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.