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Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 09/30/2014 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 09/29/2014 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 09/28/2014 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 09/27/2014 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 09/26/2014 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 09/25/2014 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 09/24/2014 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 09/23/2014 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 09/22/2014 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 09/21/2014 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 09/20/2014 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 09/19/2014 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 09/18/2014 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 09/17/2014 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 09/16/2014 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 09/15/2014 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 09/14/2014 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 09/13/2014 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 09/12/2014 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 09/11/2014 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 09/10/2014 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 09/09/2014 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 09/08/2014 Normal
FW: Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 09/08/2014 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 09/07/2014 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 09/05/2014 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 09/05/2014 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 09/04/2014 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 09/03/2014 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 09/02/2014 Normal
Tropical Depression Five Advisory 1709/01/2014 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 09/01/2014 Normal
Disturbance 24 Advisory 1509/01/2014 Normal

 Daily Port Update

Subject:Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update
Date:Wednesday, October 01, 2014
Priority:Normal
Notice:

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">Wednesday               October 1, 2014

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">Houston Ship Channel is open to all traffic since 2216/3rd May

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">Galveston / Texas City is open to all traffic

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

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HURRICANE SEASON 2014: June 1 – November 30<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:#1F497D">

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black">There are no tropical cyclones in the Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean at this time.

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<span-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">Present Local Houston Weather

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">Currently    86° F

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">Hi 90°F / Lo 77° F

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">Wind 9 mph

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">Humidity 72%

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">Barometer 29.84 in / 1011.0 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">Visibility 10.00 mi

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">30% chance showers

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">Wind 5 – 10 mph

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">Wednesday – 30% chance showers or thunderstorms after 1400 hrs, Partly sunny, high near 90° F,

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">South wind 5 – 10 mph

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">Evening – 30% chance showers or thunderstorms, Low 77° F, South wind 5 – 10 mph

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

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

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">AM – 30% chance showers after 1400 hrs  

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">Hi 91° F / Lo 73° F

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">AM - Wind 5 – 15 mph S

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">PM – Wind 5 - 10 mph S

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">AM – 20% chance rain

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">Hi 84° F / Lo 60° F

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">AM - Wind N 10 - 15 mph

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">Hi 84° F / Lo 60° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">http://www.srh.noaa.gov/hgx/

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:#1F497D">KHOU WEATHER

http://www.khou.com/weather/<span-size:10.0pt;font-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

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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 MLW) @ 1108 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">1.7 ft Steady = 46’07”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">2.1 ft Rising = 47’01”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">1.9 ft Falling = 46’09”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">1.9 ft Falling = 46’09”

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 1108 hrs 

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">5 knots, from SSE, gusts to 7 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">5 knots, from ESE,  gusts to 7 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">7 knots, from S,  gusts to 8 knots

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Please visit our WEB Site<span-size:8.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif""> www.moranshipping.com<span-size:8.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif""> for port tide tables

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<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:#1F497D">NOAA Weather Galveston Bay & Matagorda Bay

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">FZUS54 KHGX 011532

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR TEXAS

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">1032 AM CDT WED OCT 1 2014

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">UPPER TEXAS COASTAL WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">OUT 60 NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ300-020430-

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">1032 AM CDT WED OCT 1 2014

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">SOUTHERLY WINDS SHOULD INCREASE TODAY INTO THURSDAY WITH SEAS GRADUALLY

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">BUILDING. A COLD FRONT SHOULD PUSH OFF THE COAST ON FRIDAY MORNING WITH

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">NORTHEAST WINDS INCREASING FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY. CONDITIONS

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">MAY APPROACH ADVISORY LEVELS...SO MARINERS SHOULD MONITOR FOR POSSIBLE

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">CAUTION FLAGS OR ADVISORIES MAINLY FRIDAY NIGHT INTO SATURDAY MORNING.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">WINDS AND SEAS SHOULD DECREASE LATE SATURDAY INTO SUNDAY. SOUTHERLY

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">WINDS SHOULD RETURN SUNDAY AS HIGH PRESSURE MOVES EAST OF THE AREA.

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ335-020430-

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GALVESTON BAY-

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">1032 AM CDT WED OCT 1 2014

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">THE AFTERNOON.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AFTER

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY BECOMING SMOOTH AFTER

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">EVENING...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH IN THE AFTERNOON.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">BAY WATERS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN THE AFTERNOON.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">BAY WATERS SMOOTH.

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ355-020430-

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">1032 AM CDT WED OCT 1 2014

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A CHANCE OF

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH IN THE AFTERNOON.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ375-020430-

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT 20 TO 60 NM-

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">1032 AM CDT WED OCT 1 2014

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A CHANCE

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH IN THE

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET.

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ330-020430-

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">MATAGORDA BAY-

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">1032 AM CDT WED OCT 1 2014

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">THE AFTERNOON.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY BECOMING

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">SMOOTH AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">MIDNIGHT.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH IN THE AFTERNOON.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">IN THE MORNING.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">SMOOTH.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ350-020430-

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 20 NM-

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">1032 AM CDT WED OCT 1 2014

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A CHANCE

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET. A SLIGHT

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">AFTERNOON.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH IN THE

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 10 TO

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ370-020430-

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL 20 NM TO 60 NM-

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">1032 AM CDT WED OCT 1 2014

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A CHANCE

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">OF SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING 10 TO 15 KNOTS

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH IN THE AFTERNOON.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 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 Oiltanking

<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 Barbours 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 # 11, 12, 41, & 42

<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 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;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"">

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

<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

 

NOAA

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