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Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/31/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/30/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/29/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/28/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/27/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/26/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/25/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/24/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/23/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/22/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/21/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/20/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/19/2015 Normal
CBP USDA - HOUSEA 15-004 Enforce Medfly Caribbean Fruit Fly produce and Fruit from Dominican Republic03/18/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/18/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/16/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/15/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/14/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/13/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/12/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/11/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/10/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/09/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/07/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/06/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/05/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/04/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/03/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/02/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/02/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/01/2015 Normal

 Daily Port Update

Subject:Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update
Date:Saturday, March 14, 2015
Priority:Normal
Notice:

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Saturday      March 14, 2015

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Houston, Galveston, Texas City, and Freeport Update

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Houston Ship Channel // 0635/14th Pilots resumed boarding all vessel traffic       

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">03/09

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1120     Pilots suspended boarding Inbound and outbound traffic due to fog

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1250     USCG VTS reported the accident and directed no vessel movements on the HSC between Lt Buoy 86 and the Morgan’s Point power lines

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2102     USCG established a safety zone from the Fred Hartman Bridge to LT Buoy 86 due to the vessel accident and spill.  No vessel may transit the safety zone

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">03/10

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0710     Houston ship Channel opened (above and below the safety zone)

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">03/11

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1856     COTP established a new safety zone from Light Buoy 86 to Morgan’s Point Power Lines due to ship collision

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">03/12

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0930     MT Carla Maersk shifted from accident site to Barbour’s Cut Turning Basin and anchored

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1000     USCG lifted safety zone and all commercial traffic allowed to transit the former safety zone, pilots commenced boarding outbound traffic

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1405     Pilots suspended all boardings due to fog

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1645     HSC Open to all traffic / Pilots remain suspending all boardings – allowing barge traffic to transit uninhibited

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">03/13

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0830     Pilots resumed boarding all traffic

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1000     Pilots suspend all traffic due to fog

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1240     Pilots resumed boarding inbound vessels and outbound traffic remains suspended      

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2230     Pilots resumed boarding outbound vessels only and suspended inbound traffic

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0635     Pilots resumed boarding inbound vessels and remains boarding outbound traffic // open to all traffic<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">8          Pilots boarded and proceeding inbound

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">47         Vessels set to proceed inbound

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">11         Pilots boarded and proceeding outbound

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">16         Vessels set to proceed outbound

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">  0        Vessels set to shift

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Galveston/Texas City open to all traffic

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">03/13

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0150     Pilots suspended boarding all traffic due to fog

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0630     Pilots resumed boarding all traffic

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

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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">Saturday

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently     64° F

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 30.08 in / 1019.2 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint    59° 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">Wind W 7 mph

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently     65° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High           68° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 30.10 in / 1019.1 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint    60° 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">Wind W 5 mph

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently    65° 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    81%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 30.09 in / 1016.7 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint    59° 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">Wind Variable 5  mph

Today: Cloudy, with a high near 74. West wind around 5 mph.

Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. West wind around 5 mph becoming northwest after midnight.

Sunday: Cloudy, with a high near 70. Northeast wind around 5 mph.

Sunday Night: Cloudy, with a low around 56. North wind around 5 mph.

Monday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.

Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59.

Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75.

Tuesday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 61.

Wednesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 74.

Wednesday Night: A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74.

Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.

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Today: Cloudy, with a high near 68. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.

Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight.

Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers after 8am. Cloudy, with a high near 65. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers before 8pm. Cloudy, with a low around 58. North wind around 5 mph.

Monday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 67. Northeast wind around 10 mph.

Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59.

Tuesday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69.

Tuesday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 60.

Wednesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 68.

Wednesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.

Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69.

Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.

Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69.<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">

Today: Cloudy, with a high near 70. South wind around 5 mph.

Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. South wind around 5 mph becoming northwest after midnight.

Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers after 8am. Cloudy, with a high near 66. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers before 8pm. Cloudy, with a low around 56. North wind around 5 mph.

Monday: Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 69. East wind around 10 mph.

Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.

Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69.

Tuesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 60.

Wednesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70.

Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.

Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70.

Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.

Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69.<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#1F497D">

 

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

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

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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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">PORTS NOAA/NOS Water Levels (above MLLW) @ 1044 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">-0.1 ft Falling = 44’11”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0.4 ft Rising = 45’04”

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0.6 ft Rising = 45’06”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 1044 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 NW, gusts to 8 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 W, 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">4 knots from SSW, gusts to 5 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 140900

<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"">400 AM CDT SAT MAR 14 2015

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">SEAS ARE PROVIDED AS A RANGE OF THE AVERAGE HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">1/3 OF THE WAVES...ALONG WITH THE OCCASIONAL HEIGHT OF THE AVERAGE

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">HIGHEST 10 PERCENT OF THE WAVES.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ300-142115-

<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"">400 AM CDT SAT MAR 14 2015

<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"">SOUTHWESTERLY FLOW TODAY WILL BECOME OFFSHORE IN THE WAKE OF A

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">WEAK COLD FRONT TONIGHT. OFFSHORE FLOW WILL PERSIST THROUGH THE

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">REMAINDER OF THE WEEKEND WITH INCREASING RAIN CHANCES TONIGHT

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">INTO SUNDAY. ONSHORE FLOW RESUMES EARLY NEXT WEEK...WITH A PERIOD

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">OF UNSETTLED WEATHER EXPECTED BY THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK AS A

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">STORM SYSTEM CROSSES THE REGION.

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ330-335-142115-

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">400 AM CDT SAT MAR 14 2015

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST AFTER

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ350-355-142115-

<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"">WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">400 AM CDT SAT MAR 14 2015

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AFTER

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A CHANCE

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A SLIGHT

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT. A

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ370-375-142115-

<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"">WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT 20 TO 60 NM-

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">400 AM CDT SAT MAR 14 2015

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AFTER

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.MONDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET. A SLIGHT

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A

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

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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

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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 # 11, 12, 41, & 42

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#051423"> 

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

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Army Corp of Engineers

http://www.swg.usace.army.mil/<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#1F497D">

http://www.swg.usace.army.mil/Missions/Navigation.aspx<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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

http://www.houston-pilots.com/<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#051423">Galveston Texas City Pilots

http://galvestonpilots.com/galtexnew/<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#051423">

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

www.brazospilots.com

 

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