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Subject:Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update
Date:Thursday, August 09, 2018
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<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">August 9, 2018            Thursday                   

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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-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif;color:#454545">Following announcement from Henry de La Garza / Houston Pilots PIO

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Subject: Houston Area Brownwater-Bluewater Coordination Seminar - August 30-31. <span-family:"\.SF UI Text";color:#454545">

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<span-family:"\.SFUIText-Italic";color:#454545">“We’ve taken a lot of things that we learned from here. And we implement it in some of our bridge resource management training.  We’ll take different case studies and we’ll go to Seamen’s Church Institution and we use the case studies to help train our guys.”<span-family:"\.SF UI Text";color:#454545">

Robert Tackett<span-family:"\.SF UI Text";color:#454545">

Marine Supt. - American Commercial Barge<span-family:"\.SF UI Text";color:#454545">

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<span-family:"\.SFUIText-Italic";color:#454545">“I would highly recommend coming because even if you are new to the industry and don’t have any experience, just showing up here is going to open up your eyes to a lot of things that you wouldn’t pick up just stepping onto to boat.”<span-family:"\.SF UI Text";color:#454545">

Michael Boggs<span-family:"\.SF UI Text";color:#454545">

Mate - G&H Towing Co.<span-family:"\.SF UI Text";color:#454545">

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<span-family:"\.SFUIText";color:#454545">The goal of the program is to create a facilitated dialog between the professionals who work on the water in Houston, with the aim of improving communication, trust and general knowledge regarding the capabilities and limitations of the different vessels using the waterway. <span-family:"\.SF UI Text";color:#454545">

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<span-family:"\.SFUIText";color:#454545">For additional details on the seminar, who should attend and how to register please click link herehttp://www.wgma.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/Flyer-brown-blue-seminar-August-30-31-2018.pdf <span-family:"\.SF UI Text";color:#454545">

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See video: https://youtu.be/Xe2ml4Z_kB8<span-family:"\.SF UI Text";color:#454545">

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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;color:#C00000">Following from Captain Mitchem / Presiding Officer Houston Pilots

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Removal of 44' draft restriction in the Houston Ship Channel<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:#C00000">

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Hello All:<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:#C00000">

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The dredging between buoys 11/12 and 9/10 in Bolivar Roads has been completed.<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:#C00000">

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The maximum allowable fresh water draft for Houston is 45’ as of August 1, 2018.<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:#C00000">

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Sincerely<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:#C00000">

Captain Mark Mitchem<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:#C00000">

Presiding Officer<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:#C00000">

Houston Pilots<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:#C00000">

203 Deerwood Glen Drive<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:#C00000">

Deer Park, Texas      77536<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:#C00000">

po@houston-pilots.com<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:#C00000">

Office:  281-476-8204<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:#C00000">

Fax:  281-476-8254<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:#C00000">

Mobile:  713-201-6175<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:#C00000">

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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">NOAA FREEPORT

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<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   77° 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          94° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 30.01 in / 1016.6 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     10 miles

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

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

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

Thunderstorm in Vicinity

<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             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     85° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  30..01 in / 1016.3 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 SW 7 mph

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low            80° 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    97%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 30.01 in / 1016.0 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint   73° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Visibility       2.5 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  Calm

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 10am. Increasing clouds, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 103. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 78. South wind 5 to 10 mph. 

Friday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 103. Southwest wind around 5 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms. 

Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 78. South wind around 5 mph. 

Saturday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 93. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

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

Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 95.

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

Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 95.

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

Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 95.

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

Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 95.<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black;background:white">A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. South wind 5 to 10 mph. <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

Tonight: A slight chance of thunderstorms before 10pm, then a slight chance of showers between 10pm and 1am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 81. South wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Friday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Southwest wind around 10 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms. 

Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 80. South wind around 10 mph. 

Saturday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Southwest wind around 10 mph. 

Saturday Night: A slight chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 82. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.

Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 82.

Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.

Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 81.

Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.

Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 81.

Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black;background:white">A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Heat index values as high as 102. South wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 80. South wind 5 to 10 mph. 

Friday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Heat index values as high as 102. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. 

Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 80. South wind around 10 mph. 

Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. South wind 5 to 10 mph. 

Saturday Night: A slight chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 81. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.

Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 81.

Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.

Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 79.

Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.

Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 80.

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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) @ 0736 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">1.5 ft Steady = 46’05”

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2.0 ft Falling= 47”00”

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 0736 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">3 knots from WNW, gusts to 4 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">5 knots from SW, gusts to 6 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2 knots from NW, gusts to 3 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">82 knots from SW, gusts to 10 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">3 knots from WSW, gusts to 7 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">FZUS54 KHGX 090844

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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">344 AM CDT Thu Aug 9 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

<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">GMZ300-092145-

<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">Light to occasionally moderate south to southeast winds will continue

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">through the end of the week. Slightly stronger onshore winds that are

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">expected to develop late in the weekend should persist into early next

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">week, and caution flags might be needed. Periods of showers and

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">thunderstorms can be expected with winds and seas temporarily

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">higher in and near any stronger storms.

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ335-092145-

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">344 AM CDT Thu Aug 9 2018

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.TODAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 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">.TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest 5 to 10 knots

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

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

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

<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">.SATURDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth. 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">.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds around 10 knots. Bay waters smooth to

<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">.SUNDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots in

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ330-092145-

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">344 AM CDT Thu Aug 9 2018

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.TODAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots in

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.FRIDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots in

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

<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">.SUNDAY NIGHT and MONDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ355-092145-

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">344 AM CDT Thu Aug 9 2018

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.TODAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. A slight 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...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 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...Southwest winds around 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">.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 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...South 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">.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A slight

<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">.SUNDAY...South winds 10 to 15 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">.SUNDAY NIGHT through MONDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots.

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ350-092145-

<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-

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">344 AM CDT Thu Aug 9 2018

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.TODAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. A slight 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...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A slight chance

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

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

<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">.SATURDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 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">.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A slight

<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">.SUNDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 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">.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ375-092145-

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">344 AM CDT Thu Aug 9 2018

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.TODAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 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">.TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 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...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 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...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A slight

<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">.SATURDAY...South 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">.SATURDAY NIGHT and SUNDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 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">.SUNDAY NIGHT and MONDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ370-092145-

<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-

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">344 AM CDT Thu Aug 9 2018

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

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

<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...South winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 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">.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A slight

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

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

<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">.SUNDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A slight chance

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet

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

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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

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

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

<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.