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Freeport Ship Channel 10/31/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/31/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/30/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/29/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/28/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/27/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/26/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/25/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/24/2018 Normal
NOAA Hurricane Center // Hurricane Willa 10/23/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/23/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/22/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/21/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/20/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/19/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/18/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/17/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/16/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/15/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/14/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/13/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/12/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/11/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/10/2018 Normal
NOAA - US Gulf // Hurricane Michael 10/10/2018 Normal
NOAA US Gulf // Hurricane Michael 10/09/2018 Normal
NOAA - US Gulf // Hurricane Michael 10/09/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/09/2018 Normal
NOAA Hurricane Central US Gulf – Hurricane Michael 10/08/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/08/2018 Normal
NOAA - US Gulf // Tropical Storm Michael10/08/2018 Normal
US Gulf - Tropical Storm Michael 10/07/2018 Normal
US Gulf - Tropical Depression 14 10/07/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/07/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/06/2018 Normal
US Gulf - Tropical Disturbance 10/06/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/05/2018 Normal
US Gulf Tropical Disturbance 10/05/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/04/2018 Normal
FW: Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/03/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/02/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/01/2018 Normal

 Daily Port Update

Subject:FW: Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update
Date:Wednesday, October 03, 2018
Priority:Normal
Notice:

 

October 03, 2018            Wednesday                   

 

Hurricane Season            June 1st – November 30th

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

 

Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update  

 

 

Houston // Open to all vessel traffic   <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

 

A reminder as we enter Fall 2018, strong cold fronts as they arrive the Texas Gulf Coast will generally push out 1 – 3 feet of water out of Galveston Bay.  Maximum deep draft vessels cold be delayed transiting the Houston Ship Channel until the cold front and high pressure move off the coast and water moves back into the bay. 

 

 

 

 

Following from Captain Mitchem / Presiding Officer Houston Pilots

 

Removal of 44' draft restriction in the Houston Ship Channel

 

Hello All:

 

The dredging between buoys 11/12 and 9/10 in Bolivar Roads has been completed.

 

The maximum allowable fresh water draft for Houston is 45’ as of August 1, 2018.

 

Sincerely

Captain Mark Mitchem

Presiding Officer

Houston Pilots

203 Deerwood Glen Drive

Deer Park, Texas      77536

po@houston-pilots.com

Office:  281-476-8204

Fax:  281-476-8254

Mobile:  713-201-6175

 

 

 

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Galveston / Texas City // Open to all vessel traffic 

 

 

Freeport // Open to all vessel traffic <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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

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

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

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

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

<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           75° 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   97%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 30.01 in / 1016.8 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       6 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

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

Fair

<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            85° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  30.02 in / 1016.5 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      10 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 5 mph

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 30.01 in / 1016.2 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       7 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;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black;background:white">A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 10am. Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 89. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%.<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

Tonight: Patchy fog after 1am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight. 

Thursday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon. 

Thursday Night: Patchy fog after 1am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. Southeast wind around 5 mph. 

Friday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. 

Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75.

Saturday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 87.

Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75.

Sunday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85.

Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75.

Columbus Day: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85.

Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74.

Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85.<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">A slight chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 10am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 77. Southeast wind around 10 mph. 

Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. East wind 5 to 10 mph. 

Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 78. Southeast wind around 10 mph. 

Friday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Southeast wind around 10 mph. 

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

Saturday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84.

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

Sunday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84.

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

Columbus Day: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84.

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

Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83.<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 slight chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 10am. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 77. Southeast wind around 5 mph. 

Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Light southeast wind becoming east 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. 

Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. East wind 5 to 10 mph. 

Friday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. 

Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 76.

Saturday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.

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

Sunday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84.

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

Columbus Day: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84.

Monday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76.

Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84.<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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  Dense Fog Advisory <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">450 AM CDT Wed Oct 3 2018 <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">...Dense Fog Advisory in effect through 10 AM this morning... <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">.CLear skies, wet ground and light winds have created a favorable <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">environment for fog to develop. The fog has become locally dense <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">and a Dense Fog Advisory has been issued for a large part of <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">Southeast Texas. At 4 AM, visibility has fallen to a half mile at <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">College Station and Wharton and a quarter mile at Conroe, <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">Cleveland and Brenham. <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">TXZ213-031500- <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">/O.EXA.KHGX.FG.Y.0019.000000T0000Z-181003T1500Z/ <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">Inland Harris- <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">Including the city of Houston <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">450 AM CDT Wed Oct 3 2018 <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CDT THIS MORNING... <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">The National Weather Service in Houston/Galveston has issued a <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">Dense Fog Advisory, which is in effect until 10 AM CDT this <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">morning. <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">* EVENT...Dense Fog. <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">* TIMING...Through mid-morning. <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">* IMPACT...Motorists should drive with extreme caution and allow <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">  additional travel time. Use low beams...reduce driving speed... <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">   and allow for plenty of room between you and other cars. You <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">  can overtake another vehicle quickly in poor visibilities...so <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">  slow down and drive defensively. <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">A Dense Fog Advisory means visibilities will frequently be <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">reduced to less than one quarter mile. If driving...slow down... <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">use your headlights...and leave plenty of distance ahead of you. <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">&& <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">$$

 

 

NOAA Houston/Galveston Weather<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

http://www.srh.noaa.gov/hgx/<span-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">NOAA USGULF Offshore Waters Weather

http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/text/MIAOFFNT4.shtml<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#1F497D">

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#1F497D"> 

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif"> 

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">KHOU WEATHER

http://www.khou.com/weather/<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#1F497D">

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif"> 

<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

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

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Maximum Deep Drafts - Houston / Galveston Bay

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">PORTS NOAA/NOS Water Levels (above MLLW) @ 0728 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2.4 ft Steady = 47’04”

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2.4 ft Rising = 47’04”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2.4 ft Falling = 47”04”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2.4 ft Steady  = 47’04”

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

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 0728 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">3 knots from S, gusts to 5 knots

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">3 knots from E, 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">9 knots from SE, gusts to 10 knots

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

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

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Please visit our WEB Site<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif"> www.moranshipping.com<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif"> for port tide tables <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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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 030928

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

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

<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">428 AM CDT Wed Oct 3 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

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

<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.

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ300-032215-

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">428 AM CDT Wed Oct 3 2018

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM...

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">Light to moderate east to southeast winds are expected to persist

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">throughout the work week. Winds and seas will increase this

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">weekend as low pressure over the Southern Plains deepens.

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ330-335-032215-

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">428 AM CDT Wed Oct 3 2018

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.SUNDAY 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">GMZ350-355-032215-

<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">428 AM CDT Wed Oct 3 2018

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.FRIDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 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 slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

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

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

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ370-375-032215-

<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">428 AM CDT Wed Oct 3 2018

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 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 3 to 4 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">.SATURDAY...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.

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">5 feet. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">with occasional seas up to 8 feet. A chance of showers and

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

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Port of Houston Authority<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#1F497D">

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ACOE Project Depth for Houston Ship Channel<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#1F497D">

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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

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<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-family:"Arial",sans-serif">HSC Air Drafts Restrictions

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Power Lines 

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Power Lines

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Fred Hartman

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Jesse Jones

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Sidney Sherman

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">197’ (Morgan’s Point)

197’ (below Fred Hartman Bridge – Baytown)<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

<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)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

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Army Corp of Engineers

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Houston Pilots Association

http://www.houston-pilots.com/<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Brazos Harbor Pilots

www.brazospilots.com

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NOAA

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