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Subject:Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update
Date:Tuesday, June 12, 2018
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<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">June 12, 2018            Tuesday                     

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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">A Few Clouds

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently   80° 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          95° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 29.95 in / 1014.5 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       9 miles

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind SE 6 mph

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

Fair

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low             81° 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     80° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 29.87 in / 1014.8 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       10 miles

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind  S 13 mph

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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   83° 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          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 29.95 in / 1014.3 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint   76° 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  91° F

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

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black;background:white">Partly sunny, with a high near 95. Heat index values as high as 102. South wind 5 to 10 mph. <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light after midnight. 

Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 95. Heat index values as high as 101. Light southeast wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning. 

Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. South wind 5 to 10 mph. 

Thursday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 93. Light east wind becoming southeast 5 to 10 mph in the morning. 

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

Friday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 92.

Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 78.

Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 92. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 77. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

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

Monday: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 60%.<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Isolated showers before 10am. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. South wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 81. Southeast wind around 10 mph. 

Wednesday: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 89. Southeast wind around 10 mph. 

Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 80. South wind 10 to 15 mph. 

Thursday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. 

Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 81.

Friday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 88.

Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 81.

Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 80. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 80.

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Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Isolated showers before 10am. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. South wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 78. Southeast wind around 10 mph. 

Wednesday: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 88. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. 

Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. South wind around 10 mph. 

Thursday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. 

Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 79.

Friday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 88.

Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 78.

Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 78. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 78.

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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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Maximum Deep Drafts - Houston / Galveston Bay

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">PORTS NOAA/NOS Water Levels (above MLLW) @ 0824 hrs

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.3 ft Rising = 46’03”

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

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

<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">1.6 ft Falling = 46’06”

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 0824 hrs

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<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">15 knots from S, gusts to 17 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">13 knots from S gusts to 16 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">8 knots from S, 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">GMZ300-122215-

<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 until around sunrise. A generally light to moderate

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">increasing chance of showers and thunderstorms, as well as higher

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">seas, late week through the weekend as a surge of deep tropical

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">426 AM CDT Tue Jun 12 2018

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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">Isolated showers early in the morning.

<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">.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth. A

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

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

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

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

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<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.

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

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

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ330-122215-

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">426 AM CDT Tue Jun 12 2018

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">knots by late morning. Bay waters slightly choppy. Isolated

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">smooth. 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">.THURSDAY...Southeast winds around 5 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">.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots decreasing to

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">5 to 10 knots after midnight. Bay waters slightly choppy becoming

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ350-355-122215-

<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">426 AM CDT Tue Jun 12 2018

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.TODAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to 15

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">knots by mid morning. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Isolated showers early in

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

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

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

<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 after

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

<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. Seas 2 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">.THURSDAY 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 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. 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.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">occasional seas up to 7 feet. Showers and thunderstorms likely.

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

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

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ370-375-122215-

<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">426 AM CDT Tue Jun 12 2018

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.TODAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to 15

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">knots by mid morning. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Isolated showers early in

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

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

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

<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 after

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

<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. 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">.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">5 feet with occasional seas up to 6 feet. A slight chance of

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">showers and thunderstorms after 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 3 to 5 feet.

<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">.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">occasional seas up to 8 feet. Showers and thunderstorms likely.

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">98feet with occasional seas up to 10 feet. Showers and

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

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Port of Houston Authority

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ACOE Project Depth for Houston Ship Channel

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

<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">HSC Air Drafts Restrictions

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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

<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">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">

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.