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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:Monday, March 30, 2015
Priority:Normal
Notice:

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">March 30, 2015             Monday

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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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High           82° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity     97%

Barometer 30.17 in / 1022.1 mb

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 Calm

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

<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     66° F

High           76° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity     96%

Barometer 30.18 in / 1021.9 mb

Dewpoint    65° 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 3 mph

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

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

Currently    58° F

High          76° F

Humidity   100%

Barometer 30.17 in / 1021.5 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint    58° F

Visibility      0.75 miles

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind NE 3  mph

Today: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

Tuesday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

Wednesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.

Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.

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

Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 83.

Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.

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

Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 56.

Sunday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 69.<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

Today: Partly sunny, with a high near 76. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 77. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. South wind around 10 mph.

Wednesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. South wind 10 to 15 mph.

Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.

Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 75.

Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.

Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 76.

Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.

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

Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 61.

Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 68.<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">

Today: Partly sunny, with a high near 76. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 78. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind around 10 mph.

Wednesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. South wind 10 to 15 mph.

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

Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.

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

Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 77.

Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.

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

Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 61.

Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 68<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

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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) @ 0728 hrs

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0.1 ft Steady = 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 @ 0728 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 knots from S, gusts to 2 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">2 knots from WNW, gusts to 2 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">2 knots from S, gusts to 2 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

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<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"">327 AM CDT MON MAR 30 2015

<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"">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"">GMZ300-302130-

<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"">327 AM CDT MON MAR 30 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"">A RELAXING PRESSURE GRADIENT WILL DECREASE AREA ONSHORE WINDS AND SEAS

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">FOR MUCH OF THIS WEEK. AN EASTWARD MOVING DISTURBANCE MAY BRING SOME

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORM TO THE AREA LATE TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">SOUTH WINDS WILL PERSIST THROUGH THE WEEK BEFORE A FAST MOVING COLD

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">FRONT MOVES OFF THE COAST AND THROUGH THE COASTAL WATERS LATE FRIDAY

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">NIGHT THROUGH EARLY SATURDAY MORNING WITH MODERATE NORTHEAST WINDS

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">AND BUILDING SEAS IN ITS WAKE. CAUTION FLAGS ARE ANTICIPATED BEHIND

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ330-335-302130-

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">327 AM CDT MON MAR 30 2015

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

<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"">.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST AFTER

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ350-355-302130-

<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"">327 AM CDT MON MAR 30 2015

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 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 2 TO 4 FEET. A SLIGHT

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN

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

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

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ370-375-302130-

<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"">327 AM CDT MON MAR 30 2015

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

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

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

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

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

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

<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 5 FEET.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Port of Houston Authority

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ACOE Project Depth for Houston Ship Channel

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<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

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<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">

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<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">

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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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