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Subject:Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update
Date:Monday, June 11, 2018
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<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">June 11, 2018            Monday                     

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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">

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High          93° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 29.87 in / 1011.9 mb

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Visibility       8 miles

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Heat Index  84° F

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Fair

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 29.89 in / 1012.1 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint     78° 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   93° F

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

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

<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   82° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low           80° 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   85%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 29.99 in / 1011.6 mb

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Visibility       9 miles

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

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

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black;background:white">Partly sunny, with a high near 93. Heat index values as high as 101. South wind 10 to 15 mph. <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 78. South wind 5 to 15 mph. 

Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 95. Heat index values as high as 102. South wind 10 to 15 mph. 

Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. South wind 5 to 15 mph. 

Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. 

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

Thursday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 93.

Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 77.

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

Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 77.

Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 93.

Saturday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76.

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Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black;background:white">Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Heat index values as high as 102. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 82. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. 

Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 103. South wind 10 to 15 mph. 

Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 82. South wind 10 to 15 mph. 

Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Southeast wind around 10 mph. 

Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Mostly clear, with a low around 81.

Thursday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 90.

Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 81.

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

Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 82.

Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 89.

Saturday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 81.

Sunday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 89. Breezy. <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Partly sunny, with a high near 89. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. 

Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 80. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. 

Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. South wind around 15 mph. 

Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. South wind 10 to 15 mph. 

Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph. 

Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 76.

Thursday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.

Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 77.

Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 89.

Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 77.

Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 88.

Saturday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 77.

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  Hazardous Weather Outlook Hazardous Weather Outlook National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX 517 AM CDT Mon Jun 11 2018   TXZ436>438-121030- Brazoria Islands-Galveston Island and Bolivar Peninsula- Matagorda Islands- 517 AM CDT Mon Jun 11 2018   This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of Southeast Texas..   .DAY ONE...Today and Tonight   There will be an elevated risk of rip currents along Gulf facing beaches today. Swim near a lifeguard and away from rocks, jetties and piers.   .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Tuesday through Sunday   We will be keeping an eye on the potential for localized heavy rain later in the weekend in addition to an increased risk of rip currents. There is considerable forecast uncertainty at this time.   .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...   Spotter activation is not currently expected.   $$ <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif"> 

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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) @ 0624 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.1 ft Rising  = 46’01””

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.1 ft Rising = 46’01”

<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">1.6 ft Falling = 46’06”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.5 ft Falling = 46’05”

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 0624 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">5 knots from SSW, gusts to 8 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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">16 knots from SSW, gusts to 19 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">16 knots from S gusts to 120 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">6 knots from SSW, gusts to 13 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">Coastal Waters Forecast

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">Upper Texas coastal waters from High Island to the Matagorda Ship

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">Channel out 60 nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">Seas are provided as a range of the average height of the highest

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">1/3 of the waves...along with the occasional height of the average

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">highest 10 percent of the waves.

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ300-112230-

<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

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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">Moderate to strong onshore winds will prevail over the coastal

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">waters through tonight. A generally light to moderate onshore

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">flow is expected for the much of the upcoming week with showers

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">and thunderstorms possible mid to late week.

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ330-335-112230-

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">437 AM CDT Mon Jun 11 2018

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.TONIGHT...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">.TUESDAY...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">.TUESDAY 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">.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 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. A slight chance of showers and

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 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. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 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. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ350-355-112230-

<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">437 AM CDT Mon Jun 11 2018

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">4 feet. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">4 feet. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

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

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

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

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

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

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

<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">.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ370-375-112230-

<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">437 AM CDT Mon Jun 11 2018

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.TODAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots. 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">.TONIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 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">.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">4 feet. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">4 feet. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">4 feet. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">20 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A chance of showers

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet

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

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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 # 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">

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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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