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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 28, 2015
Priority:Normal
Notice:

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">March 28, 2015             Saturday

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#1F497D">Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update   <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Houston Ship Channel is open to all traffic // Pilots resumed boarding outbound traffic at 0530/22nd March & resumed boarding inbound traffic at 0800/22nd March

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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">03/14 

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">03/17

0640<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#1F497D">     <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Pilots suspend all traffic due to fog

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1430     Pilots resumed boarding outbound vessels only

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1930     Pilots suspend all traffic due to fog

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2120     Pilots resumed boarding outbound vessels only

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">03/18

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0025     Pilots suspend all traffic due to fog

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1230     Pilots resumed boarding outbound vessels only

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2100     Pilots suspend all traffic due to fog

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">03/19

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1500     Pilots resumed boarding outbound vessels only

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1800     Pilots suspend all traffic due to fog

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">03/20   

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1035     Pilots resumed boarding inbound vessels only

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2135     Pilots suspend all traffic due to fog

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">03/21

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1040     Pilots resumed boarding inbound vessels only

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1655     Pilots resumed boarding outbound traffic only / Inbound traffic suspended

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2130     Pilots suspended outbound traffic

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">03/22

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0300     Pilots boarded only 1 vessel and proceeding inbound

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0520     Pilots resumed boarding outbound traffic

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0800     Pilots resumed boarding inbound traffic

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">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">03/17

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0720     Pilots suspended boarding all traffic due to fog

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">03/18   

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1600     Pilots resumed boarding all traffic

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2230     Pilots suspended boarding all traffic due to fog

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">03/20

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0330     Pilots resumed boarding all traffic

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2210     Pilots suspended boarding all traffic due to fog

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">03/21

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0930     Pilots resumed boarding all traffic

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">No report

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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">A few clouds

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 30.18 in / 1022.4 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint    56° 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 S 6 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     67° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High           75° 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 30.19 in / 1022.4 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint    61° 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 S 10 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          76° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity    76%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 30.18 in / 1022.1 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint    57° 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 S 7  mph

Today: Sunny, with a high near 81. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph.

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

Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. South wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. South wind 10 to 15 mph.

Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 81. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.

Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 81.

Tuesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.

Wednesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77.

Wednesday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.

Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.

Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.

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Today: Sunny, with a high near 75. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 65. South wind 10 to 15 mph.

Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 76. South wind 10 to 15 mph.

Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 76. South wind around 10 mph.

Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.

Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 75.

Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.

Wednesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73.

Wednesday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.

Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 75.

Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.

Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">

Today: Sunny, with a high near 76. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 64. South wind around 10 mph.

Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 77. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. South wind 10 to 15 mph.

Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 77. South wind around 10 mph.

Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.

Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 76.

Tuesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.

Wednesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73.

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

Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 75.

Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.

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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) @ 1008 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">-0.7 ft Steady = 44’05”

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0.1 ft Rising = 45’01”

<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 @ 1008 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">8 knots from SE, gusts to 12 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">11 knots from SSE, gusts to 12 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">11 knots from S, gusts to 13 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-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:#1F497D">NOAA Weather Galveston Bay & Matagorda Bay

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">FZUS54 KHGX 281451

<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"">951 AM CDT SAT MAR 28 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"">GMZ300-290315-

<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"">951 AM CDT SAT MAR 28 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"">AS THE PRESSURE GRADIENT TIGHTENS BETWEEN HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">SOUTHEASTERN STATES AND A WESTERN TEXAS TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE...

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">WINDS WILL BECOME SOUTHERLY AND STRENGTHEN THIS WEEKEND. ONSHORE

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">FLOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH MID WEEK. THE NEXT CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">WILL BE TUESDAY NIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY DUE TO THE PASSAGE OF A SHORTWAVE

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ335-290315-

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">951 AM CDT SAT MAR 28 2015

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING AROUND 10

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH BECOMING SMOOTH TO

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ330-290315-

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">951 AM CDT SAT MAR 28 2015

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">TO 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH BECOMING SLIGHTLY

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">CHOPPY 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"">.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ350-355-290315-

<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"">951 AM CDT SAT MAR 28 2015

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ370-375-290315-

<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"">951 AM CDT SAT MAR 28 2015

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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

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

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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">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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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.