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Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/30/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/29/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/28/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/27/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/26/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/25/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/24/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/23/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/22/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/21/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/20/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/19/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/18/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/17/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/16/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/15/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/14/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/13/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/12/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/11/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/10/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/09/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/08/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/07/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/06/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/05/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/04/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/03/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/02/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/01/2015 Normal

 Daily Port Update

Subject:Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update
Date:Thursday, April 16, 2015
Priority:Normal
Notice:

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">April 16, 2015             Thursday

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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

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

<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">Thursday

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently    76° 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    82%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 29.96 in / 1015.0 mb

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

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

<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 SE 7 mph

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

<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     75° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High           74° 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 29.97 in / 1015.0 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint    73° 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 SE 8 mph

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

<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    75° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High          73° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity    88%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 29.97 in / 1014.7 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    10 miles

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

This Afternoon: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some storms could be severe, with heavy rain. Cloudy, with a high near 76. Southeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm. Some storms could be severe, with heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. East wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

Friday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 8am. Some storms could be severe, with heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some storms could be severe, with heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. East wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Saturday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.

Sunday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.

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

Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.

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

Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 79.

Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.

Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79.<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

This Afternoon: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some storms could be severe, with heavy rain. Cloudy, with a high near 74. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm. Some storms could be severe, with heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

Friday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 8am. Some storms could be severe, with heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. Southeast wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some storms could be severe, with heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. South wind 5 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

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

Sunday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.

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

Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.

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

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

Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.

Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76.<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">

This Afternoon: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some storms could be severe, with heavy rain. Cloudy, with a high near 73. Southeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

Tonight: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Southeast wind around 10 mph.

Friday: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some storms could be severe, with heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. Southeast wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light south after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

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

Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.

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

Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.

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

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

Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.

Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76<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

<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) @ 1053 hrs

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.2 ft Rising = 46’02”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.0 ft Rising = 46’00”

<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 @ 1053 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">3 knots from ESE, 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">6 knots from SSE, gusts to 7 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">4 knots from SE, gusts to 4 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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">FZUS54 KHGX 161516

<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"">1016 AM CDT THU APR 16 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"">GMZ300-170430-

<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"">1016 AM CDT THU APR 16 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 TO MODERATE ONSHORE WINDS WILL PREVAIL THROUGH SUNDAY

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">NIGHT. A SERIES OF UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCES WILL MOVE INTO THE

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">REGION AND TRIGGER PERIODS OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">SATURDAY. SOME OF THE STORMS WILL PRODUCE DANGEROUS CLOUD TO WATER

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">LIGHTNING AND STRONG GUSTY WINDS. MARINERS ARE URGED TO KEEP UP

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">WITH THE FORECAST AND REMAIN ALERT FOR RAPIDLY CHANGING

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ330-335-170430-

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">1016 AM CDT THU APR 16 2015

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">SMOOTH. THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY LATE IN THE MORNING. SHOWERS LIKELY.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">SEVERE WITH HEAVY RAINFALL IN THE AFTERNOON.

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST

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

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

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

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ350-355-170430-

<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"">1016 AM CDT THU APR 16 2015

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY LATE IN THE MORNING. SHOWERS LIKELY.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">SEVERE WITH HEAVY RAINFALL IN THE AFTERNOON.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 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"">.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST IN THE

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ370-375-170430-

<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"">1016 AM CDT THU APR 16 2015

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST IN THE

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

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

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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

 

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.