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Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/30/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/29/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/28/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/27/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/26/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/25/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/24/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/23/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/22/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/21/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/20/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/19/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/18/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/17/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/16/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/15/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/14/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/13/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/12/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/11/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/10/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/09/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/08/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/07/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/06/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/05/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/04/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/03/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/02/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/01/2018 Normal

 Daily Port Update

Subject:Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update
Date:Friday, November 02, 2018
Priority:Normal
Notice:

November 2, 2018            Friday                   

 

Hurricane Season            June 1st – November 30th

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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">Friday

Fair

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently   50° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low           53° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High          72° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity   89%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 30.09 in / 1019.4 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint   47° F

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

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

<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 S 3 mph

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

Fair

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently     57° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low             63° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High            69° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  30.10 in / 1019.2 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint    50° 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  NR° F

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

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

Fair

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently    48° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low            60° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High           70° 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 30.10 in / 1019.4 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint   48° F

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

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

<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">Sunny, with a high near 72. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon. <span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

Tonight: Clear, with a low around 53. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. 

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 78. Light south wind increasing to 10 to 15 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. 

Saturday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind 5 to 10 mph. 

Sunday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58.

Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 79.

Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.

Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Sunny, with a high near 79.

Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 60.

Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Sunny, with a high near 74.

Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.

Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72.<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Sunny, with a high near 69. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon. 

Tonight: Clear, with a low around 63. Southwest wind around 5 mph. 

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 75. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. 

Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. 

Sunday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.

Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.

Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 73.

Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Sunny, with a high near 78.

Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 66.

Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Sunny, with a high near 72.

Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.

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Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Sunny, with a high near 70. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon. 

Tonight: Clear, with a low around 60. South wind 5 to 10 mph. 

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 76. Breezy, with a south wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. 

Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. 

Sunday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.

Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.

Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 71.

Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Sunny, with a high near 80.

Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 64.

Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.

Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.

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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">

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

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

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

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">PORTS NOAA/NOS Water Levels (above MLLW) @ 0724 hrs

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.0 ft Steady = 46’00”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.2 ft Rising = 46’02”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.2 ft Falling = 46”02”

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

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

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 0724 hrs

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2 knots from N, gusts to 4 knots

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">8 knots from NNE, 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 NNE, gusts to 6 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 020850

<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">350 AM CDT Fri Nov 2 2018

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

<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">GMZ300-022200-

<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">350 AM CDT Fri Nov 2 2018

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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">Cooler air moving across relatively warmer waters overnight will

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">maintain moderate offshore winds early this morning then winds

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">should relax. High pressure builds over the waters allowing a southerly

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">flow to resume early Saturday. Showers return Saturday night and

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">Sunday ahead of another cold front expected to reach the coast

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">Sunday afternoon quickly stalling. By Monday south and

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">southwesterly flow strengthens with building seas.

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ335-022200-

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">350 AM CDT Fri Nov 2 2018

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.TODAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west in the

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">afternoon. Bay waters smooth. Showers likely and isolated

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds around 5 knots becoming southeast

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.MONDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">10 to 15 knots after midnight. Bay waters smooth becoming

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

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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">GMZ330-022200-

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">350 AM CDT Fri Nov 2 2018

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.TODAY...North winds around 5 knots becoming west in the

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">afternoon. Bay waters smooth. A chance of showers and isolated

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 5 knots becoming southeast

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

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

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

<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.

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

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

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

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ350-355-022200-

<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">350 AM CDT Fri Nov 2 2018

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.TODAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west around 5 knots

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">15 knots after midnight. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">20 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north around

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">5 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 2 to

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast after

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">midnight. Seas 1 to 2 feet. A slight chance of showers and

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.MONDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 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">.MONDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 15 knots becoming 10 to

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">15 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 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">.TUESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast in

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ370-375-022200-

<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">350 AM CDT Fri Nov 2 2018

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">...Small Craft Should Exercise Caution through 7 AM...

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">by mid morning then becoming northwest 5 to 10 knots in the

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">after midnight. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.SATURDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet building

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">to 3 to 5 feet in the afternoon.

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 5 to 6 feet with occasional seas

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">up to 7 feet subsiding to 3 to 5 feet in the afternoon. A chance

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast after

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">midnight. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A slight chance of showers and

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.TUESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast 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">.TUESDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A

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

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

<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)

Air drafts clearances are based on MHW // Vessels should allow an additional 10 feet clearance for the Power Lines<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">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-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#1F497D">

http://www.swg.usace.army.mil/Missions/Navigation.aspx<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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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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National Hurricane Center<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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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.