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 Daily Port Update

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

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

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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 – 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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0750     Pilots resumed boarding all traffic

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1502     COTP Closed HSC due to MV Kingfisher lost propulsion above Bayport Flare

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1631     COTP Opened HSC

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">04/08

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0525     Pilots suspended boarding all traffic due to fog

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0715     Pilots resumed boarding all traffic

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">04/13

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0300     Pilots suspended inbound/outbound traffic due to rough weather

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0500     Pilots resumed boarding inbound/outbound traffic

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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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0700     Pilots resumed boarding all traffic

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High          80° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 30.04 in / 1017.6 mb

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

<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">Light Rain Fog/Mist

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently     69° 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     96%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 30.11 in / 1019.5 mb

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Visibility       2.5 miles

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

<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">Heavy Thunderstorms Rain Fog/Mist

<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          75° 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 30.10 in / 1019.2 mb

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Visibility      4 miles

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind E 9 mph

Today: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. West wind around 5 mph becoming northeast after midnight.

Wednesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.

Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

Thursday: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 78. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Thursday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.

Friday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79.

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

Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 79.

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

Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.

Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.

Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 80<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

This Afternoon: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 77. South wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. South wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Wednesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.

Wednesday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Southeast wind around 10 mph.

Thursday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 8am. Cloudy, with a high near 75. Southeast wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Thursday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Friday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76.

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

Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75.

Saturday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.

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

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

Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">

This Afternoon: Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. High near 75. South wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%.

Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.

Wednesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Light and variable wind becoming southeast 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

Thursday: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 75. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

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

Friday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76.

Friday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.

Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75.

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

Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.

Sunday 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) @ 1044 hrs

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0.3 ft Steady = 45’03”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.3 ft Falling = 46’03”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0.9 ft Falling = 45’09”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 1044 hrs 

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">12 knots from SSW, gusts to 20 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 S gusts to 15 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 NW, gusts to 12 knots

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Please visit our WEB Site<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"> www.moranshipping.com<span-size:10.0pt;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"">FZUS54 KHGX 140940

<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"">440 AM CDT TUE APR 14 2015

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ300-142215-

<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"">440 AM CDT TUE APR 14 2015

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM...

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">LIGHT ONSHORE FLOW WILL GIVE WAY EARLY WEDNESDAY AS A COLD FRONT

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">MOVES INTO THE NEARSHORE WATERS. THUNDERSTORMS MAY FOCUS JUST

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">INLAND AND OVER THE BAYS TODAY ALONG THE SEABREEZE. SHOWERS AND

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">THUNDERSTORMS WILL REMAIN IN THE FORECAST THROUGH SATURDAY GIVEN

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">THE SOUTHWEST FLOW ALOFT CARRYING DISTURBANCES ACROSS THE AREA AND

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">THE CLOSE PROXIMITY TO THE COLD FRONT.  LOCALLY ELEVATED WINDS

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">AND SEAS AS WELL AS HEAVY RAIN WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH ANY

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ330-335-142215-

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">440 AM CDT TUE APR 14 2015

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY BECOMING

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">SMOOTH AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND 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 AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN THE

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ350-355-142215-

<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"">440 AM CDT TUE APR 14 2015

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">3 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 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"">.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 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"">.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST AFTER

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ370-375-142215-

<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"">440 AM CDT TUE APR 14 2015

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">3 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">5 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND

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

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

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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">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

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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

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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

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

www.brazospilots.com

 

NOAA

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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.