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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:Thursday, May 21, 2015
Priority:Normal
Notice:

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">May 21, 2015             Thursday

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Houston – Open to all traffic

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#1F497D">05/11

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#1F497D">2315     Pilots suspended boarding all traffic due to bad weather

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#1F497D">05/12

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#1F497D">0205     Pilots resumed boarding all traffic

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Galveston/Texas City – Open to all traffic

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#1F497D">05/12

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#1F497D">0001     Pilots suspended boarding all traffic due to bad weather

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#1F497D">0317     Pilots resumed boarding all traffic

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Freeport – Open to all traffic

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity    72%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 30.04 in / 1017.6 mb

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Visibility     10 miles

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently    83° 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    77%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 30.06 in / 1017.8 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint   75° 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 10 mph

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently    79° 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    88%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 30.04 in / 1017.2 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint   75° 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 5 mph

This Afternoon: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Tonight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Friday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74.

Sunday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85.

Sunday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Memorial Day: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Monday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73.

Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86.

Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74.

Wednesday: A 30 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">

This Afternoon: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Tonight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 77. East wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. East wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 77. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.

Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 78. Breezy.

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

Sunday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 78. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Memorial Day: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Monday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 78.

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

Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 78.

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

This Afternoon: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Tonight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76. Southeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph.

Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.

Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76.

Sunday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Breezy.

Sunday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 77. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Memorial Day: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Monday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76.

Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 83.

Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 77.

Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 83.<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) @ 1144 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">1.7 ft Rising = 46’07”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.7 ft Falling = 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 @ 1144 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">6 knots from SE, gusts to 8 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">10 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">9 knots from SSW, gusts to 11 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 211444

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

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<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"">944 AM CDT THU MAY 21 2015

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<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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ300-220315-

<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"">944 AM CDT THU MAY 21 2015

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<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 PERSISTENT FETCH OF GENERALLY MODERATE SOUTHEAST WINDS WILL

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">CONTINUE THROUGH THE END OF THE WEEK. STRONGER ONSHORE WINDS WILL

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">DEVELOP OVER THE WEEKEND AND A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY APPEARS LIKELY

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">OVER THE HOLIDAY WEEKEND. THE STRONG ONSHORE WINDS WILL ALSO PRODUCE

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">FAVORABLE CONDITIONS FOR RIP CURRENTS AND DANGEROUS SURF CONDITIONS.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">STORMY WEATHER MAY DEVELOP OVER THE COASTAL WATERS SUNDAY AND

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ335-220315-

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">944 AM CDT THU MAY 21 2015

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. SCATTERED SHOWERS

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY. A SLIGHT

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">CHOPPY TO CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ330-220315-

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">944 AM CDT THU MAY 21 2015

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN

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

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

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

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

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

<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 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. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">CHOPPY TO CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ350-355-220315-

<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"">944 AM CDT THU MAY 21 2015

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING 5 TO 10 KNOTS

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET.

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ370-375-220315-

<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"">944 AM CDT THU MAY 21 2015

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">20 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FEET. A CHANCE OF

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND

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

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

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

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Port of Houston Authority

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ACOE Project Depth for Houston Ship Channel

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">45 feet/13.72 meters up to Shell Oiltanking

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">40 feet/12.19 meters up to S.P. Slip

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">36 feet/10.97 meters to the Turning Basin

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">40 feet/12.19 meters Barbours Cut Channel

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">40 feet/12.19 meters Bayport Channel

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Please note the above information is based on the Corp of Engineers – Project draft for the Houston Ship Channel, if you have a question regarding deep draft in Houston Ship Channel or alongside a berth, please contact our operations department

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">197’ (Morgan’s Point)

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">197’ (below Fred Hartman Bridge – Baytown)

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">175' (Baytown/LaPorte Bridge)

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">197’ (Battleship Texas)

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">175' (Beltway 8 Bridge)

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">197’ (Power Plant)

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">135' (Loop 610 Bridge)

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Air drafts clearances are based on MHW // Vessels should allow an additional 10 feet clearance for the Power Lines

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

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

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

<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">

http://www.swg.usace.army.mil/Missions/Navigation.aspx<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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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.