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Subject:Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update
Date:Sunday, April 19, 2015
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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">April 19, 2015             Sunday

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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">Sunday

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High          84° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity    81%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 29.82 in / 1010.2 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint    63° 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 SW 7 mph

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High          84° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity    81%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 29.82 in / 1010.2 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint   63° 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 SW 7 mph

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently    69° 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    90%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 29.82 in / 1009.9 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint   66° 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 7 mph

Today: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Some of the storms could be severe. Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph.

Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a slight chance of showers between 11pm and 1am. Some of the storms could be severe. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. Northeast wind around 5 mph.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.

Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.

Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82.

Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70.

Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 87.

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

Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84.

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

Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 87<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

Today: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Some of the storms could be severe. Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph.

Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a slight chance of showers between 11pm and 1am. Some of the storms could be severe. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. Northeast wind around 5 mph.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.

Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.

Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82.

Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70.

Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 87.

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

Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84.

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

Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 87.<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">

Today: Sunny, with a high near 80. South wind 10 to 15 mph.

Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 77. East wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.

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

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

Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 80.

Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73.

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

Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72.

Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 81<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) @ 0928 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.4 ft Rising = 46’04”

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.8 ft Falling = 46’08”

<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 @ 0928 hrs 

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1 knots from SSW, gusts to 4 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">5 knots from SW, 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">9 knots from SW, gusts to 11 knots

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#1F497D"> 

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 190828

<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"">328 AM CDT SUN APR 19 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"">GMZ300-192115-

<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"">328 AM CDT SUN APR 19 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"">OUTFLOW WINDS FROM LATE NIGHT INLAND THUNDERSTORMS MAY CAUSE

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">BRIEFLY GUSTY NORTHERLY WINDS EARLY THIS MORNING FOR THE WATERS

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">BEYOND 20 NM BEFORE BECOMING SOUTHERLY BY MID-MORNING. A COLD

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">FRONT WILL REACH THE UPPER TEXAS COAST LATE TONIGHT... WITH

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">THUNDERSTORMS MOVING INTO THE COASTAL WATERS ALONG AND AHEAD OF

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">IT. LOCALLY ELEVATED WINDS AND WAVES WILL BE POSSIBLE IN THE

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">VICINITY OF THESE THUNDERSTORMS... AS WELL AS CLOUD TO WATER

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">LIGHTNING. MODERATE OFFSHORE WINDS IN THE WAKE OF THE COLD FRONT

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">WILL BE SHORT- LIVED... WITH ONSHORE FLOW RESUMING BY TUESDAY.

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ330-335-192115-

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">328 AM CDT SUN APR 19 2015

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

<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...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. 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"">GMZ350-355-192115-

<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"">328 AM CDT SUN APR 19 2015

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST AFTER

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 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"">.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ370-375-192115-

<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"">328 AM CDT SUN APR 19 2015

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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.