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Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 07/31/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 07/30/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 07/29/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 07/28/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 07/27/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 07/26/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 07/25/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 07/24/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 07/23/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 07/22/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 07/21/2015 Normal
Interruption of Email Service // NVMC 07/20/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 07/20/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 07/19/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 07/18/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 07/17/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 07/16/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 07/15/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 07/14/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 07/13/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 07/12/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 07/11/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 07/10/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 07/09/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 07/08/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 07/07/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 07/06/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 07/05/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 07/04/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 07/03/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 07/02/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 07/01/2015 Normal

 Daily Port Update

Subject:Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update
Date:Saturday, July 11, 2015
Priority:Normal
Notice:

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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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Hurricane Season

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Following received from Captain Michael Morris, Presiding Officer of Houston Pilots Association PM/29th June 2015.  If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact our office. 

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Effective immediately the draft for the HSC will be limited to 43’-00” fresh water with a zero tide.  Earlier today we had a vessel touch bottom in the middle of the channel near beacons  45 & 46 in lower Galveston Bay.  We will make all efforts to work with our customers for vessels already bound for Houston with drafts over 43’-00”.<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">

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<span-family:"Arial Narrow",sans-serif">Warmest Regards,

<span-family:"Arial Narrow",sans-serif">Michael A. Morris

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#1F497D">Dredge Update for Buoys 45 & 46, POHA has signed a contract with Great Lakes, they estimate starting dredging late this month, possibly one month to complete.  LSHSC – Dredge Committee Meeting next Tuesday, we will have further information to release next week. 

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Emission Control Area (ECA) announcement from Houston Pilots<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Verdana",sans-serif;color:black">

<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Verdana",sans-serif;color:black">June 26 - With the Emission Control Area (ECA) implementation in North America, we have seen an increase in the incidence of reduced engine power and/or propulsion failures during pilotage transits due to vessels not being adapted to handle the low sulphur fuels as required by the regulations. All vessels wishing to transit the Houston Ship Channel with the aid of a Houston Pilot are required to provide full maneuvering speed as designed, specifically Maneuvering Full Ahead and Full Astern respectively, and this is an implied warranty by the Vessel Owners when requesting for a Houston pilot. A vessel may be refused a pilot if the vessel is not able to provide full maneuvering engine speed, as designed for the vessel.  At the very least, one's transit will be restricted to daylight with a possible tug assist for the transits in and out of Houston. Vessel Owners are strongly encouraged to adapt their vessels to consume ECA compliant fuels as per their engine manufacturer and Flag/Class guidelines, to ensure that the maneuvering capability of the vessel is not affected in the ECA compliance zones. Michael A. Morris, Presiding Officer.

Houston Pilots

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#1F497D">Houston // Open to all traffic

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#1F497D">Galveston / Texas City // Open to all traffic

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#1F497D">Freeport // Open to all traffic

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently    78° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High          93° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity    87%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 30.09 in / 1019.4 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint    74° 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">Heat index   80° F

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<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    83° 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    82%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 30.10 in / 1019.3 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint   77° 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">Heat Index  92° F

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

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<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          80° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity    94%

<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   73° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Visibility       9 miles

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Heat Index  94° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind W 3 mph

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Today: <span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 7am. Partly sunny, with a high near 93. Heat index values as high as 103. Light southeast wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 102. Light southwest wind becoming south 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.

Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 95. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 75.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 95.

Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 76.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 95.

Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 77.

Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 94.

Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 77.

Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 94.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Overnight: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Isolated showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 81. South wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Saturday: Isolated showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 7am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 81. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.

Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Heat index values as high as 102. South wind 5 to 15 mph.

Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 80. South wind 10 to 15 mph.

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 90.

Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 80.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.

Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 81.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.

Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 81.

Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.

Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 81.

Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Overnight: <span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Isolated showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 80. Southeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Saturday: Isolated showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 7am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Heat index values as high as 102. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 78. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 103. South wind 5 to 15 mph.

Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 77. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 90.

Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 79.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 91.

Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 79.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.

Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 80.

Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.

Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 80.

Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 92.

 

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">NOAA Houston/Galveston Weather

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">MARSEC LEVEL 1

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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) @ 0513 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.2 ft Rising = 46’02”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.6 ft Steady = 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">1.8 ft Falling = 46’08”

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 0513 hrs 

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">4 knots from S, gusts to 6 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">3 knots from WSW, gusts to 5 knots

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

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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"">COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR TEXAS

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">UPPER TEXAS COASTAL WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP

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<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.

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<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"">340 AM CDT SAT JUL 11 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"">HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE NORTHERN GULF OF MEXICO WILL ALLOW FOR LIGHT

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">TO MODERATE SOUTHERLY WINDS OVER THE NORTHWEST GULF INTO EARLY

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ330-335-112130-

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">340 AM CDT SAT JUL 11 2015

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

<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"">.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.

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

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

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

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

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

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

<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.

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

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

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ350-355-112130-

<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"">340 AM CDT SAT JUL 11 2015

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ370-375-112130-

<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-

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 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">Power Lines 

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<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">

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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

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.