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

 Daily Port Update

Subject:Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update
Date:Tuesday, July 28, 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 / Be Prepared

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

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0806 LCL ""VESSEL TRAFFIC SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON DIRECTS NO VESSEL MOVEMENTS ON THE HOUSTON SHIP CHANNEL FROM ITC PASADENA TO KAVANAUGH AND INCLUDING THE MOUTH OF GREENS BAYOU DUE TO A DIESEL FUEL SPILL."

Respectfully,

VTS Watch Supervisor

(281) 464 4837

www.uscg.mil/vtshouston

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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 17th July 2015.  If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact our office. 

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Friends,<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:#2F5597">

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After reviewing multiple hydro surveys provided by the Army Corp of Engineers, the 43’-00” draft restriction imposed by the Houston Pilots on 6/29/15 is rescinded, effective immediately.  Maximum draft permitted for the Houston Ship Channel (below Boggy Bayou) is 45’ (fresh water).<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:#2F5597">

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<span-family:"Arial Narrow",sans-serif;color:#2F5597">Warmest Regards,

<span-family:"Arial Narrow",sans-serif;color:#2F5597">Michael A. Morris

<span-family:"Arial Narrow",sans-serif;color:#2F5597">Presiding Officer

<span-family:"Arial Narrow",sans-serif;color:#2F5597">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

<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">Tuesday

<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    84° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High          97° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity    80%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 30.00 in / 1016.3 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   94° F

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

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

<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    87° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High          91° 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 30.01 in / 1016.3 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  99° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind SW 8 mph

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

<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    86° F High          92° 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 30.00 in  / 1015.8 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint   78° 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  98° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind SE 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">Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 97. Heat index values as high as 101. South wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 10%.

Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 78. South wind 10 to 15 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

Wednesday: Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 98. Heat index values as high as 102. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 10%.

Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 78. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight.

Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny and hot, with a high near 99. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the morning.

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

Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny and hot, with a high near 99.

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

Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 98.

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

Sunday: Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 98.

Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 78.

Monday: Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 98

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 83. South wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 101. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.

Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 83. South wind around 10 mph becoming west after midnight.

Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 91. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.

Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 82.

Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 91.

Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 82.

Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.

Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 82.

Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.

Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 83.

Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.

<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">Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 101. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph.

Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 80. South wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Light and variable wind becoming south 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.

Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 80. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 92. West wind around 5 mph becoming south in the afternoon.

Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 79.

Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 92.

Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 79.

Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91.

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

Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91.

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

Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 91.

 

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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) @ 0936 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.3 ft Steady = 46’03”

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

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

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 0936 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 SSW, 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">2 knots from SSW, gusts to 6 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">7 knots from SW, gusts to 9 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 280834

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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

<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"">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"">GMZ300-282100-

<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"">334 AM CDT TUE JUL 28 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"">SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE GULF OF MEXICO WILL PRODUCE LIGHT TO

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">MODERATE ONSHORE WINDS THE NEXT FEW DAYS. SLIGHTLY HIGHER WINDS ARE

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">EXPECTED OVERNIGHT EACH NIGHT. A WEAK FRONTAL BOUNDARY IS EXPECTED

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">TO APPROACH SOUTHEAST TEXAS THURSDAY. RAIN CHANCES WILL INCREASE AS

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">THIS HAPPENS... WITH SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS POSSIBLE INTO THE

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ330-335-282100-

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">334 AM CDT TUE JUL 28 2015

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

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

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

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

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

<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"">ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE

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

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

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

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<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-

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL 20 NM TO 60 NM-

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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"">.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A CHANCE OF

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A CHANCE

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO

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

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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">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

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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

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.