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 Daily Port Update

Subject:Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update
Date:Monday, April 27, 2015
Priority:Normal
Notice:

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">April 27, 2015             Monday

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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

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

<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          83° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 29.66 in / 1004.4 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      10 miles

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

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

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

<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          78° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity    79%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 29.67 in / 1004.8 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint   67° 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 E 16 mph

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

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

<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          78° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity    79%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 29.67 in / 1004.8 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint   67° 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 E 16 mph

This Afternoon: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could be severe. Cloudy, with a high near 83. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

Tonight: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph after midnight.

Tuesday: A slight chance of showers after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 72. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 48. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 74. North wind 10 to 15 mph.

Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 56.

Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 78.

Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 58.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 79.

Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 61.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 80.

Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 64.

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This Afternoon: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 78. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.

Tonight: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming light and variable.

Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 73. Windy, with a northwest wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 20 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.

Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 57. Windy, with a north wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 71. North wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 63.

Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 75.

Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 66.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 76.

Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 68.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 76.

Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 69.

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This Afternoon: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 78. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.

Tonight: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming light and variable.

Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 73. Windy, with a northwest wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 20 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.

Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 57. Windy, with a north wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 71. North wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 63.

Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 75.

Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 66.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 76.

Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 68.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 76.

Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 69.

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<span-size:11.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Hazardous Weather Outlook

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Courier New"">HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Courier New"">NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Courier New"">346 PM CDT SUN APR 26 2015

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<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Courier New"">TXZ163-164-176>179-195>200-210>214-226-227-235>238-272100-

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Courier New"">AUSTIN-BRAZORIA-BRAZOS-BURLESON-CHAMBERS-COLORADO-FORT BEND-

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GALVESTON-GRIMES-HARRIS-HOUSTON-JACKSON-LIBERTY-MADISON-MATAGORDA-

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Courier New"">MONTGOMERY-POLK-SAN JACINTO-TRINITY-WALKER-WALLER-WASHINGTON-

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Courier New"">WHARTON-

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Courier New"">346 PM CDT SUN APR 26 2015

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<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Courier New"">THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST TEXAS.

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<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

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<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Courier New"">AREAS OF LIGHT FOG MAY BE POSSIBLE ACROSS THE COASTAL AREAS

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Courier New"">TONIGHT WITH VISIBILITIES OF 2 TO 5 MILES.

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<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Courier New"">AN UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE WILL APPROACH FROM THE WEST AFTER

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Courier New"">MIDNIGHT. THIS FEATURE WILL GENERATE SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Courier New"">OVER THE WESTERN PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST TEXAS GENERALLY ALONG AND

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Courier New"">WEST OF AN EDNA TO HUNTSVILLE LINE. A FEW OF THE STORMS COULD

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Courier New"">BECOME STRONG TO SEVERE WITH LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS. HEAVY

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Courier New"">RAIN WILL BE POSSIBLE THERE AS WELL.

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<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

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<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Courier New"">ON MONDAY A POTENT STORM SYSTEM WILL MOVE THROUGH THE AREA

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Courier New"">BRINGING A WIDESPREAD THREAT OF VERY HEAVY RAINFALL AND SEVERE

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Courier New"">WEATHER. THE POTENTIAL EXISTS FOR LARGE HAIL...DAMAGING WINDS AND

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Courier New"">ISOLATED TORNADOES. MOISTURE LEVELS ARE ALSO VERY HIGH SO FLOODING

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Courier New"">ISSUES FROM LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN WILL ALSO BE A POSSIBILITY. A LARGE

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Courier New"">SWATH OF 1 TO 2 INCHES OF RAIN IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP AND SPREAD

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Courier New"">WEST TO EAST OF ACROSS THE AREA WITH SOME POTENTIAL FOR ISOLATED

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Courier New"">AMOUNTS IN EXCESS OF 5 INCHES.

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<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Courier New"">A COLD FRONT WILL CROSS SOUTHEAST TEXAS LATE MONDAY NIGHT. THE

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Courier New"">FRONT WILL USHER IN MUCH COOLER TEMPERATURES. WINDS WILL BECOME

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Courier New"">STRONG BEHIND THE FRONT AND A WIND ADVISORY MAY BE REQUIRED ALONG

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Courier New"">THE COAST EARLY TUESDAY.

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<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

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<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Courier New"">EMERGENCY MANAGERS AND STORM SPOTTERS SHOULD PREPARE FOR POSSIBLE

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Courier New"">ACTIVATION LATE TONIGHT AND AGAIN ON MONDAY.

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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) @ 1056 hrs

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2.1 ft Rising = 47’01”

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

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

<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 @ 1056 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">10 knots from ENE, gusts to 12 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">14 knots from E, gusts to 16 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">20 knots from E, gusts to 24 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 271534

<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"">1034 AM CDT MON APR 27 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"">GMZ300-280415-

<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"">1034 AM CDT MON APR 27 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"">MODERATE ONSHORE WINDS OVER THE EASTERN WATERS ARE EXPECTED TO

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">DIMINISH THIS AFTERNOON... HOWEVER GUSTY WINDS WILL ACCOMPANY

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">THUNDERSTORMS THROUGHOUT THE DAY. SOME THUNDERSTORMS COULD BE

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">STRONG OR SEVERE. KEEP UP WITH THE LATEST FORECAST IF PLANNING TO

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">VENTURE OUT TODAY. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE OFF THE COAST

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">TONIGHT AND EARLY TUESDAY MORNING... BUT PATCHY SEA FOG WILL BE

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">POSSIBLE ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS BEFORE THEN. BREEZY NORTH WINDS

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">DEVELOPING BEHIND THE FRONT ARE EXPECTED TO REACH ADVISORY LEVELS

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">TUESDAY THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT. WATER LEVELS ALONG THE WESTERN

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">SHORES OF THE BAYS AND THE HOUSTON SHIP CHANNEL MAY FALL TO

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">BETWEEN 1 AND 1.5 FEET BELOW NORMAL LEVELS BY TUESDAY AFTERNOON.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GRADUALLY WEAKENING NORTH WINDS AND LOWERING SEAS CAN BE EXPECTED

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE WEEK AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS INTO THE

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ330-350-370-280415-

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

<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 FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL 20 NM TO 60 NM-

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">1034 AM CDT MON APR 27 2015

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH BECOMING

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">SLIGHTLY CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG IN THE EVENING.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING 20 TO 25 KNOTS IN

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS ROUGH BECOMING CHOPPY AFTER

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH AFTER

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

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

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ335-355-375-280415-

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GALVESTON BAY-WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT 20 TO 60 NM-

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION THROUGH MID-AFTERNOON...

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS CHOPPY BECOMING

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">SLIGHTLY CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">SMOOTH AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG IN THE EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS CHOPPY BECOMING ROUGH IN

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS ROUGH BECOMING CHOPPY AFTER

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH

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

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

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

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

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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">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.