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Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/31/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/30/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/29/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/28/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/27/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/26/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/25/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/24/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/23/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/22/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/21/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/20/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/19/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/18/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/17/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/16/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/15/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/14/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update - Correction05/13/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/12/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update - Correction05/12/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/11/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/10/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/09/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/08/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/06/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/05/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/04/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/03/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/02/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/01/2015 Normal

 Daily Port Update

Subject:Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update
Date:Tuesday, April 07, 2015
Priority:Normal
Notice:

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">April 7, 2015             Tuesday

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Houston Ship Channel – weather delays

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">04/06

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0858     Pilots suspended boarding all traffic due to fog

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0958     Pilots resumed boarding all traffic

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">04/07

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0455     Pilots suspended boarding all traffic due to fog

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Galveston / Texas City Ship Channel – weather delays

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">04/07

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0340     Pilots suspended boarding all traffic due to fog

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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

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

<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    72° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High          83° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity     94%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 30.00 in / 1016.2 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint    70° 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 5 mph

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently     71° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High           77° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity   100%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 30.01 in / 1016.0 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint    71° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Visibility       6 miles

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind SE 10 mph

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently    71° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High          78° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity  100%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 29.99 in / 1015.5 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint   71° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Visibility      7 miles

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind SE 15 mph

Today: Partly sunny, with a high near 83. South wind 10 to 15 mph.

Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. South wind 10 to 15 mph.

Wednesday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. South wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 71. South wind around 10 mph.

Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70.

Friday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82.

Friday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.

Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Saturday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 69.

Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Sunday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70.

Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

Today: Partly sunny, with a high near 77. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.

Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.

Wednesday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Wednesday Night: Increasing clouds, with a low around 71. Southeast wind around 15 mph.

Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71.

Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77.

Friday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.

Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Saturday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70.

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

Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Breezy.

Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 79.<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">

Today: Partly sunny, with a high near 78. South wind 10 to 15 mph.

Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Southeast wind around 10 mph.

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

Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.

Thursday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70.

Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77.

Friday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.

Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Saturday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70.

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

Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70.

Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 78.<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

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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) @ 0725 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0.6 ft Rising = 46’06”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.1 ft Rising = 46’01”

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.6 ft Falling = 46’06”

<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 @ 0725 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">4 knots from SSE, gusts to 6 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">9 knots from S gusts to 11 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">9 knots from S, gusts to 11 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";color:#1F497D"> 

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">FZUS54 KHGX 070909

<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"">409 AM CDT TUE APR 7 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"">GMZ300-072215-

<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"">409 AM CDT TUE APR 7 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"">INTERMITTENT PATCHY FOG IS POSSIBLE THE NEXT COUPLE DAYS AS WARM

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">AIR MOVES OVER COOLER SHELF WATERS. ONSHORE FLOW WILL GRADUALLY

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">STRENGTHEN WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY AS PRESSURES FALL ACROSS THE

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">PLAINS. UNSETTLED WEATHER IS EXPECTED OVER THE WEEKEND AS A SERIES

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">OF UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCES MOVE OVERHEAD.

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ330-335-072215-

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">409 AM CDT TUE APR 7 2015

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST 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"">.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ350-355-072215-

<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"">409 AM CDT TUE APR 7 2015

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ370-375-072215-

<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"">409 AM CDT TUE APR 7 2015

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">SEAS UP TO 7 FEET.

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET.

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">4 FEET. A CHANCE 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 

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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">

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<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,

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<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

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

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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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