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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:Friday, July 31, 2015
Priority:Normal
Notice:

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">July 31, 2015             Friday

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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">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

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

<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">Friday

<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    86° F

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 30.00 in / 1016.4 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint    71° 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   91° F

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

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

<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

<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    65%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 30.02 in / 1016.4 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">Heat index  93° F

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

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

<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    80° F High          92° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity    90%

<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      9 miles

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Heat index  86° F

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

<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. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 98. Heat index values as high as 107. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.

Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.

Saturday: Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 98. Heat index values as high as 101. Light and variable wind becoming east 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.

Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.

Sunday: Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 98. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.

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

Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 97.

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

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

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

Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 97.

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

Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 97.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Heat index values as high as 106. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.

Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 79. Light and variable wind becoming north 5 to 10 mph after midnight.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 91. Northeast wind around 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon.

Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 81. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight.

Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

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

Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.

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

Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 91.

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

Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.

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

Thursday: 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">A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 105. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.

Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable.

Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon.

Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight.

Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.

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

Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.

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

Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.

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

Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.

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

Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.

 

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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) @ 0815 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0.8 ft Rising = 45’08”

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2.0 ft Falling = 47’00”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2.0 ft Falling = 47’00”

<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 @ 0815 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 NE, gusts to 5 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 NNW, gusts to 4 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">8 knots from NE, 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 310904

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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

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

<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"">GMZ300-312145-

<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"">404 AM CDT FRI JUL 31 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"">VARIABLE WINDS WILL PREVAIL THIS MORNING AS A WEAK PRESSURE

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GRADIENT DEVELOPS IN THE WAKE OF THE EARLIER STORMS. A WEAK DRY

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">COLD FRONT SHOULD PUSH OUT INTO THE GULF TONIGHT WITH AN OFFSHORE

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">FLOW BUT BY LATE SUNDAY THE FLOW BECOMES ONSHORE. SOUTHERLY FLOW

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ335-312145-

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">404 AM CDT FRI JUL 31 2015

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.TODAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 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 IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

<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 THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ330-312145-

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">404 AM CDT FRI JUL 31 2015

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 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"">.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ350-355-312145-

<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"">.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 5 TO

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">SOUTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 FOOT.

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ370-375-312145-

<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...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">SOUTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF

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

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

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

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

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

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

<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 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET.

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

<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,

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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">

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.