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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:Monday, May 28, 2018
Priority:Normal
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<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">May 28, 2018            Monday                      Memorial Day

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

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Category I Channel Closure of the Houston Ship Channel from CEMEX to HOUSTON SHIP CHANNEL LT 133, to include the mouth of CARPENTER’S BAYOU, for dredge pipeline operations is APPROVED for Monday, May 28th, 2018 from 0900 to 1200.  Once the operation is complete, please notify the VTS Watch Supervisor immediately so vessel traffic may resume.

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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">A Few Clouds

<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           76° 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   79%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 29.83 in / 1010.7 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">Monday

A Few Clouds 

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently     81° F

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 29.84 in / 1010.4 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint     82° 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   87° F

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<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           76° 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   79%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 29.84 in / 1010.4 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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Memorial Day: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black;background:white">Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph. <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 76. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm. 

Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 101. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon. 

Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 76. South wind around 5 mph. 

Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 95. South wind 5 to 10 mph. 

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

Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 94.

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

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 96.

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

Saturday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 98.

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

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Memorial Day: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black;background:white">Sunny, with a high near 88. North wind around 5 mph becoming south in the afternoon. <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 79. South wind 5 to 10 mph. 

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 90. Heat index values as high as 101. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon. 

Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 79. South wind around 10 mph. 

Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. 

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

Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 90.

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

Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.

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

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 90.

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

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Memorial Day: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black;background:white">Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon. <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 76. Southwest wind around 5 mph. 

Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon. 

Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 78. South wind 5 to 10 mph. 

Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 89. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. 

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

Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 89.

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

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 90.

Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 78.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 91.

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

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Air Quality Alert TXZ213-237-238-313-337-338-437-438-290000-   AIR QUALITY ALERT MESSAGE TEXAS COMMISSION ON ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY RELAYED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX 142 PM CDT Sun May 27 2018   ...OZONE ACTION DAY FOR MONDAY...   THE TEXAS COMMISSION ON ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY (TCEQ)...HAS ISSUED AN OZONE ACTION DAY FOR THE HOUSTON...GALVESTON...AND BRAZORIA AREAS FOR MONDAY...MAY 28.   ATMOSPHERIC CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO BE FAVORABLE FOR PRODUCING HIGH LEVELS OF OZONE POLLUTION IN THE HOUSTON...GALVESTON AND SURROUNDING AREAS ON MONDAY. YOU CAN HELP PREVENT OZONE POLLUTION BY SHARING A RIDE...WALKING...RIDING A BICYCLE...TAKING YOUR LUNCH TO WORK...AVOIDING DRIVE THROUGH LANES...CONSERVING ENERGY...AND KEEPING YOUR VEHICLE PROPERLY TUNED.   FOR MORE INFORMATION ON OZONE:   OZONE: THE FACTS (WWW.TCEQ.TEXAS.GOV/AIRQUALITY/MONOPS/OZONEFACTS.HTML) EPA AIR NOW: <span) TAKE CARE OF TEXAS: (WWW.TAKECAREOFTEXAS.ORG/AIR/AIRQUALITY)   $$  

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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) @ 0856 hrs

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.4 ft Steady = 46’04”

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

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

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

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

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

<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 @ 0856 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">3 knots from NNE, gusts to 6 knots

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">3 knots from N, gusts to 6 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">6 knots from NNE, gusts to 8 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">5 knots from NNE, gusts to 7 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

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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 weak sea breeze should gradually overcome light northerly winds

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">from being on the far periphery of Alberto's circulation. However,

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">winds will likely become onshore later in the afternoon than

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">typical. Low pressure developing over West Texas will strengthen

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">by mid week and onshore winds will increase Wednesday night into

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<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...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south 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">.TONIGHT...South winds around 10 knots becoming southwest after

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">15 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters smooth becoming slightly

<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 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ350-355-282115-

<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-

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.

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

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

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ370-375-282115-

<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">333 AM CDT Mon May 28 2018

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">4 feet.

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

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

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

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

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Port of Houston Authority

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ACOE Project Depth for Houston Ship Channel

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<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">45 feet/13.72 meters up to Shell / Enterprise

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">40 feet/12.19 meters up to S.P. Slip

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">36 feet/10.97 meters to the Turning Basin

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">40 feet/12.19 meters Barbour’s Cut Channel

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">40 feet/12.19 meters Bayport Channel

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Please note the above information is based on the Corp of Engineers – Project draft for the Houston Ship Channel, if you have a question regarding deep draft in Houston Ship Channel or alongside a berth, please contact our operations department

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

<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">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">

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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

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.