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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:Wednesday, May 23, 2018
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<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">May 23, 2018            Wednesday

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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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As of today, May 16, 2018, the maximum allowable fresh water draft for the Houston Ship Channel up to Shell is now 45 feet.<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">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">Mostly Cloudy

<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           74° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High          89° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity   90%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 30.05 in / 1018.1 mb

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

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

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

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Mostly Cloudy

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently     82° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High            86° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 30.05 in / 1017.5 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   89° F

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

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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           74° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High          90° F

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<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 30.04 in / 1017.3 mb

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Visibility       1 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  NW 14 mph, Gusts up to 23 mph

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black;background:white">Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Southeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible. <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. 

Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph. 

Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. 

Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Calm wind. 

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

Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 94.

Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 74.

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 96.

Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 75.

Memorial Day: Sunny, with a high near 97.

Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 76.

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Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black;background:white">Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Southeast wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms. <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. 

Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph. 

Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. Southeast wind around 5 mph. 

Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon. 

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

Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.

Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 78.

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 91.

Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 79.

Memorial Day: Sunny, with a high near 92.

Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 79.

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This Afternoon: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black;background:white">Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. East wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms. <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. East wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms. 

Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Light east wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning. 

Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 75. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light southeast after midnight. 

Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon. 

Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 75.

Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am. Sunny, with a high near 91.

Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 76.

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 92.

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

Memorial Day: Sunny, with a high near 94.

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

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Hazardous Weather Outlook Hazardous Weather Outlook National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX 427 AM CDT Wed May 23 2018   TXZ163-164-176>179-195>200-210>214-226-227-235>238-300-313- 335>338-436>438-240930- 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- 427 AM CDT Wed May 23 2018   This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of Southeast Texas..   .DAY ONE...Today and Tonight   Scattered showers and thunderstorms are expected today. Brief, but locally heavy rain and gusty winds will be possible with the stronger storms. The storms are expected to end during the early evening.   .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday   The warmer than normal afternoon temperatures are expected continue through the next week. Near-record heat is expected early next week with heat index values in the low to mid 100s. 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. In addition, please remember to check the backseat for children and pets.   .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...   Spotter activation will not be needed.   $$  


Flood Advisory Flood Advisory National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX 1101 AM CDT WED MAY 23 2018   TXC201-231800- /O.NEW.KHGX.FA.Y.0027.180523T1601Z-180523T1800Z/ /00000.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/ Harris TX- 1101 AM CDT WED MAY 23 2018   The National Weather Service in League City has issued a   * Urban and Small Stream Flood Advisory for Poor Drainage Areas   for...   East central Harris County in southeastern Texas...   * Until 100 PM CDT.   * At 1101 AM CDT, gauge reports indicated up to one inch of rain has   already fallen.   * Some locations that will experience flooding include...   Northwestern Pasadena, Deer Park, Galena Park, Jacinto City,   Cloverleaf, Channelview, Barrett, Highlands, Crosby, Northshore,   Lake Houston Dam, Houston Ship Channel, Hunterwood, Sheldon, El   Dorado / Oates Prairie, East Houston, San Jacinto State Park and   Lake Houston.   PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...   Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles.   Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses as well as other drainage areas and low lying spots.   &&   LAT...LON 2979 9507 2977 9507 2976 9508 2975 9507       2965 9509 2970 9521 2991 9527 2993 9506       2982 9506   $$ Hathaway

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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) @ 1148 hrs

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0.7 ft Steady = 45’06”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2;0 ft Rising = 47’00”

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 1148 hrs

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">4 knots from NNE, gusts to 7 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">6 knots from S, gusts to 11 knots

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">4 knots from NNE, gusts to 10 knots

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">14 knots from ESE, gusts to 17 knots

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">1007 AM CDT Wed May 23 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

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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">GMZ300-240330-

<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">1007 AM CDT Wed May 23 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">Light to moderate southerly winds will continue through the end of the

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">week. Low seas of 3 feet or less will continue as a result. Showers

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">and thunderstorms will be possible along the coast the next couple

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ330-335-240330-

<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">.REST OF TODAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest 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...Southwest winds around 5 knots becoming south in the afternoon.

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest 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">.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south in the afternoon.

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

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ350-355-240330-

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">1007 AM CDT Wed May 23 2018

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.REST OF TODAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. A chance of

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. A slight chance

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.THURSDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. A chance of showers

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 feet. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">Seas 1 to 2 feet. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ370-375-240330-

<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-

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">1007 AM CDT Wed May 23 2018

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.REST OF TODAY...East winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A chance

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.TONIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A slight chance

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.THURSDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A chance of

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.SATURDAY...Southwest winds around 5 knots. Seas 2 feet. A slight chance

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.SATURDAY NIGHT through SUNDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots.

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">The Texas City Ship Channel is approximately 11 miles from GB Buoy

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">The ACOE project draft for the TXCSC is 45’00 FW at MLT from the GB BUOY to Valero Dock # 42, the channel above project draft is 40’00 FW at MLT.  The length on the final approach from the Houston, Galveston, Texas City tri-channel split is approximately 6 miles, the width is approximately a 400 ft bottom, the Turning Basin is approximately 4,200 ft long and 1,200 ft wide with a maximum deep draft of 45 ft FW at MLT, and is navigable day or night with no air draft restrictions.  Only TX City Docks with 45’00” maximum deep draft at MLT are TC # 11, 12, 41, & 42

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#051423">The Galveston Ship Channel is approximately    miles from GB Buoy

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#051423">The ACOE project draft for the GSC is 45’00” FW.  The narrowest point is approximately 1,200 ft wide with no air draft restrictions.  At the POGA berths the maximum deep draft varies from 32’00” to 40’00” at MLT,

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#051423"> 

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Port of Freeport is located three miles from deep water, the channel is 400 ft wide and ACOE project maximum deep draft at MLW is 45’00”.

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Army Corp of Engineers

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

http://www.swg.usace.army.mil/Missions/Navigation.aspx<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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

http://www.houston-pilots.com/<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#051423">Galveston Texas City Pilots

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

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

www.brazospilots.com

 

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