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Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/31/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/30/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/29/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/28/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/27/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/26/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/25/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/24/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/23/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/22/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/21/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/20/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/19/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/18/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/17/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/16/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/15/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/14/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update - Correction05/13/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/12/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update - Correction05/12/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/11/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/10/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/09/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/08/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/06/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/05/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/04/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/03/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/02/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/01/2015 Normal

 Daily Port Update

Subject:Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update
Date:Monday, May 04, 2015
Priority:Normal
Notice:

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">May 4, 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  

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#1F497D">Following received from USCG VTS Houston/Galveston Sector

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#1F497D">LB 16 – LB 18 is located in the Galveston below the ICB and the Galveston Ferry berths on  Bolivar & Galveston. 

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ON MAY 4, 2015 AT 0803:

THE GALVESTON BAY ENTRANCE CHANNEL IS CLOSED TO VESSEL TRAFFIC FROM GALVESTON BAY ENTRANCE CHANNEL LIGHTED BUOY 16 TO LIGHTED BUOY 18 FOR SEARCH AND RESCUE OPERATIONS.

Respectfully,

Albert Hernandez

Watch Supervisor

Vessel Traffic Service

CG Sector Houston-Galveston

281-464-4837

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ON MAY 4, 2015 AT 1045:

THE GALVESTON BAY ENTRANCE CHANNEL IS RE-OPENED TO ALL VESSEL TRAFFIC BETWEEN GALVESTON BAY ENTRANCE CHANNEL LIGHTED BUOY 16 TO LIGHTED BUOY 18.  SEARCH AND RESCUE OPERATIONS WILL CONTINUE FOR A PERSON IN THE WATER.  ALL VESSELS ARE REQUESTED TO KEEP A SHARP LOOKOUT.

Respectfully,

Albert Hernandez

Watch Supervisor

Vessel Traffic Service

CG Sector Houston-Galveston

281-464-4837

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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">Monday

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Partly 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          83° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity    62%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 30.10 in / 1019.8 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 SE 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">Fair

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity    58%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 30.11 in / 1019.7 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint   61° 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 10 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">Fair

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity    64%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 30.10 in / 1019.1 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint   64° 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 13 mph

Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. Southeast wind around 10 mph.

Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Wednesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.

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

Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84.

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

Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85.

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

Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84.

Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71.

Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

Today: Sunny, with a high near 79. East wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Breezy, with a southeast wind 15 to 20 mph.

Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Breezy, with a southeast wind 15 to 20 mph.

Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. Southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 72.

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

Thursday Night: 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 74.

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

Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74.

Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 80<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">

Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. Southeast wind around 15 mph.

Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 71. Southeast wind around 15 mph.

Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 79. Southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 72.

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

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

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

Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73.

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

Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73.

Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 80.<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) @ 1044 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.9 ft Steady = 46’09”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.7 ft Steady = 46’07”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.7 ft Falling = 46’07”

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">10 knots from ESE, 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">11 knots from SSE, gusts to 12 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">13 knots from SE, gusts to 15 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 041532

<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"">1032 AM CDT MON MAY 4 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"">GMZ300-050430-

<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"">1032 AM CDT MON MAY 4 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"">CAUTION LEVEL SOUTHERLIES AND HEIGHTENED SEAS THIS WEEK UNDER A

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">TIGHT EAST TO WEST ONSHORE PRESSURE GRADIENT. SLIGHT TO LOW END

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">CHANCE SHOWER AND THUNDERSTORM PROBABILITIES FROM TODAY THROUGH

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ330-335-050430-

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">1032 AM CDT MON MAY 4 2015

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.TUESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ350-355-050430-

<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"">1032 AM CDT MON MAY 4 2015

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ370-375-050430-

<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"">1032 AM CDT MON MAY 4 2015

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15

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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

http://www.portofgalveston.com/<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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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

 

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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.