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Daily Conditions / Closure - Due to Fog04/17/2003 Normal
Daily Conditions / Closure - Due to Fog04/17/2003 Normal
Daily Conditions04/12/2003 Normal
Daily Conditions04/12/2003 Normal
Daily Conditions04/11/2003 Normal
Daily Conditions04/11/2003 Normal
Daily Conditions04/10/2003 Normal
Daily Conditions04/10/2003 Normal
Daily Conditions04/09/2003 Normal
Daily Conditions04/09/2003 Normal
Daily Conditions04/08/2003 Normal
Daily Conditions04/08/2003 Normal
Freeport Closure04/07/2003 Normal
Freeport Closure04/07/2003 Normal
Daily Conditions04/07/2003 Normal
Daily Conditions04/07/2003 Normal

 Daily Port Update

Subject:Daily Conditions
Date:Wednesday, December 17, 2003
Priority:Normal
Notice:PORT OF FREEPORT

CLOSURES: NONE

PILOT ADVISORIES:

Daylight Restrictions 0700 - 1615 Lt.

Freeport Navigable Channel:
Maximum Draft: 45 feet 00 inches
Recommended Draft: 42 feet 00 inches
Brazos Harbor:
Maximum Draft: 36 Feet 00 inches


Local Weather Condition & Forcast:

FREEPORT TIDES:

DATE TIME TIDE LEVEL

2003-12-17 4:21 AM CST Low Tide 0.42 feet
2003-12-17 10:07 AM CST High Tide 0.72 feet
2003-12-17 3:02 PM CST Low Tide 0.27 feet
2003-12-17 10:13 PM CST High Tide 1.10 feet
2003-12-18 4:47 AM CST Low Tide -0.02 feet
2003-12-18 11:56 AM CST High Tide 0.93 feet
2003-12-18 4:11 PM CST Low Tide 0.59 feet



Current Conditions:

Clear

Sunrise: 7:08 AM
Sunset: 5:26 PM

Air Temp: 40°F / (4°C)
Rel. Humidity: 60%
Wind: NNW at 5 mph (8 km/h)
Barometric Pressure: 26.1"Hg (F)

Water Temp: 55 °F / 13.3 °C



Coastal Forcast
Synopsis For High Island To The Matagorda Ship Channel Out 60

Nautical Miles Including Matagorda And Galveston Bays

Synopsis
Northwest winds will gradually subside today as the pressure gradient
begins to relax. Another weaker cold front will move across the coastal
waters Thursday morning which will again increase the offshore flow.
Another storm system should approach the Upper Texas coastal waters on
Monday or Tuesday of next week.


Forecast as of 7:25 am CST on December 17, 2003
Waters From Freeport To The Matagorda Ship Channel Out 20 Nm-

Waters From High Island To Freeport Out 20 Nm

Small craft should exercise caution

Today
Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to 15 knots in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

Tonight
West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

Thursday
North winds increasing to around 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.

Thursday Night
North winds around 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

Friday
North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.

Saturday
South winds around 10 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.

Sunday
Southeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet. A slight chance of
showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon and evening.


Notice posted on Wednesday, December 17, 2003

Disclaimer
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.