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Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/31/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/30/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/29/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/28/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/27/2018 Normal
Subtropical Storm Alberto - Active Storm Advisory - Atlantic - Sunday, May 27, 201805/27/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/26/2018 Normal
Subtropical Storm Alberto - Active Storm Advisory - Atlantic - Friday, May 25, 201805/25/2018 Normal
NOAA Tropical Weather 05/25/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/25/2018 Normal
Significant Tropical Disturbance Advisory - Atlantic - Thursday, May 24, 201805/25/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/24/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/23/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/22/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/21/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/20/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/19/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/18/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/17/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/16/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/15/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/14/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/13/2018 Normal
Well we are getting closer to hurricane season unfortunately05/12/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/12/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/11/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/10/2018 Normal
FW: Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/09/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/08/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/07/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/06/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/05/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/04/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/03/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/02/2018 Normal

 Daily Port Update

Subject:Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update
Date:Friday, May 18, 2018
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<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">May 18, 2018            Friday

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<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Hurricane Season            June 1st – November 30th

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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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Hello All:<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:#1F4E79">

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I would like to thank everyone for their patience and understanding as the recovery from Harvey took a bit longer than initially anticipated.<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:#1F4E79">

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Sincerely<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:#1F4E79">

Captain Mark Mitchem<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:#1F4E79">

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Houston Pilots<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:#1F4E79">

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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">Fog / Mist

<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           74° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High          94° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 29.84 in / 1011.1 mb

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Visibility       5 miles

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

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

A Few Clouds

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High            87° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 29.86 in / 1011.1 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint     75° 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   83° F

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<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently   85° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High          87° F

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<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Visibility       7 miles

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Today: Sunny, with a high near 94. South wind 5 to 10 mph. 

Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. South wind around 10 mph. 

Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. South wind 10 to 15 mph. 

Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph. 

Sunday: Isolated showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 74.

Monday: Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74.

Tuesday: Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 74.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 93.

Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 73.

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Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black;background:white">Sunny, with a high near 87. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 78. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. 

Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. 

Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 79. Southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. 

Sunday: Isolated showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 77.

Monday: Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 77.

Tuesday: Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 77.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.

Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 77.

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Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. South wind 10 to 15 mph. 

Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. 

Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 77. Southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. 

Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph. 

Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 76.

Monday: Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 75.

Tuesday: Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 75.

Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 88.

Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 73.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook Hazardous Weather Outlook National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX 411 AM CDT Fri May 18 2018   TXZ163-164-176>179-195>200-210>214-226-227-235>238-300-313- 335>338-436>438-190915- Austin-Brazoria Islands-Brazos-Burleson-Chambers-Coastal Brazoria- Coastal Galveston-Coastal Harris-Coastal Jackson- Coastal Matagorda-Colorado-Fort Bend- Galveston Island and Bolivar Peninsula-Grimes-Houston- Inland Brazoria-Inland Galveston-Inland Harris-Inland Jackson- Inland Matagorda-Madison-Matagorda Islands-Montgomery- Northern Liberty-Polk-San Jacinto-Southern Liberty-Trinity-Walker- Waller-Washington-Wharton- 411 AM CDT Fri May 18 2018   This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of Southeast Texas..   .DAY ONE...Today and Tonight   Unseasonably warm temperatures are expected again today. Because of how early in the year this heat is occurring, residents are urged to take precautions for heat illness. These include taking frequent breaks if working outdoors, wearing lightweight and loose-fitting clothing and drinking plenty of water.   .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) @ 0828 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">-0.1 ft Rising = 44’11”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">-0.1 ft Rising = 44’11”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0.8 ft Rising = 45’08”

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

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

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 0828 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">4 knots from WSW, gusts to 5 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">3 knots from W, gusts to 5 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">10 knots from SSW, gusts to 13 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">5 knots from WSW, gusts to 11 knots

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

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

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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

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<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">GMZ300-182115-

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

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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">Expect southerly winds to gradually increase today and into the

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">weekend. Weekend caution flags with periodic small craft

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">advisories will likely be required across the offshore Gulf

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ330-335-182115-

<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">.TODAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly choppy.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet with

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

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

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

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

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ350-355-182115-

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">5 feet.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

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

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

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

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

<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...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

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

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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 

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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.