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Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/31/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/30/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/29/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/28/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/27/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/26/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/25/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/24/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/23/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/22/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/21/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/20/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/19/2015 Normal
CBP USDA - HOUSEA 15-004 Enforce Medfly Caribbean Fruit Fly produce and Fruit from Dominican Republic03/18/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/18/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/16/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/15/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/14/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/13/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/12/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/11/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/10/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/09/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/07/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/06/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/05/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/04/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/03/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/02/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/02/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/01/2015 Normal

 Daily Port Update

Subject:Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update
Date:Saturday, April 18, 2015
Priority:Normal
Notice:

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">April 18, 2015             Saturday

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

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

<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    73° 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    87%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 29.89 in / 1012.7 mb

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Visibility       8 miles

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 29.88 in / 1011.7 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 NE 6 mph

This Afternoon: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. Some of the storms could be severe. Cloudy, with a high near 80. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

Tonight: Cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.

Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable after midnight.

Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 79. North wind around 10 mph.

Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.

Tuesday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77.

Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.

Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83.

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

Thursday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83.

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

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

This Afternoon: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. South wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. South wind around 10 mph.

Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 80. South wind 5 to 15 mph.

Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind 5 to 15 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

Monday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

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

Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 76.

Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 67.

Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78.

Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71.

Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77.

Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72.

Friday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">

This Afternoon: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. Some of the storms could be severe. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. South wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

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

Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight.

Monday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. North wind 10 to 15 mph.

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

Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 76.

Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 65.

Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79.

Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 71.

Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77.

Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72.

Friday: Mostly cloudy, 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

<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) @ 1120 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2.3 ft Steady = 47’03”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2.3 ft Steady = 47’03”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2.2 ft Steady = 47’02”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2.0 ft Steady = 47’00”

<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 @ 1120 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 NE, gusts to 5 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">8 knots from ESE, gusts to 9 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">8 knots from SE, gusts to 10 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 181531

<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"">1031 AM CDT SAT APR 18 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"">GMZ300-190430-

<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"">1031 AM CDT SAT APR 18 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 SERIES OF UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCES WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE REGION

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">FRONTAL BOUNDARY WILL MOVE INTO THE COASTAL WATERS AT THE BEGINNING

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">OF NEXT WEEK... WITH A BRIEF PERIOD OF OFFSHORE FLOW IN ITS WAKE.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">ONSHORE FLOW AND RAIN CHANCES RETURN BY THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK. 

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ330-335-190430-

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">1031 AM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.TODAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 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. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. SOME

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST

<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 SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

<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"">.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ350-355-190430-

<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"">1031 AM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FEET.

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ370-375-190430-

<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"">1031 AM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST

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

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

<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 3 FEET.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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">

<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.