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Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 08/31/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 08/30/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 08/29/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 08/28/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 08/27/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 08/26/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 08/25/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 08/24/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 08/23/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 08/22/2015 Normal
Hurricane Danny08/21/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 08/21/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 08/20/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 08/19/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 08/18/2015 Normal
Drought Causes Draft Restrictions in the Panama Canal08/17/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 08/17/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 08/16/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 08/15/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 08/13/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 08/12/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 08/11/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 08/10/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 08/09/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 08/08/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 08/07/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 08/06/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 08/05/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 08/04/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 08/03/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 08/02/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 08/01/2015 Normal

 Daily Port Update

Subject:Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update
Date:Saturday, August 01, 2015
Priority:Normal
Notice:

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">August 1, 2015             Saturday

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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

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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">Saturday

<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    78° F

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 29.93 in / 1014.0 mb

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

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

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

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

<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">Fair

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently    81° 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    65%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 29.93 in / 1013.5 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint   68° 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  84° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind NE 12 mph

<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">Fair

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently    75° F High          97° 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 29.94 in  / 1013.7 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      8 miles

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Heat index  NR° 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">Sunny and hot, with a high near 99. Light north wind becoming east 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

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

Sunday: Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 99. Heat index values as high as 103. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.

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

Monday: Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 98. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

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

Tuesday: Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 99.

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

Wednesday: Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 99.

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

Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 97.

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

Friday: 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">Sunny, with a high near 97. Heat index values as high as 105. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming east in the afternoon.

Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 81. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable.

Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 96. Heat index values as high as 110. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast in the morning.

Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 82. South wind 10 to 15 mph.

Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. South wind 10 to 15 mph.

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

Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 93.

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

Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 94.

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

Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.

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

Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.

<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 97. Heat index values as high as 102. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon.

Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable after midnight.

Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 96. Heat index values as high as 108. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.

Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 80. South wind 5 to 15 mph.

Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 95. South wind around 10 mph.

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

Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 92.

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

Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 94.

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

Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.

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

Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 89

 

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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) @ 0720 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0.5 ft Rising = 45’05”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.1 ft Steady = 46’01”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2.1 ft Rising = 47’01”

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

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

<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 @ 0720 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">9 knots from NE, gusts to 12 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">15 knots from ENE, gusts to 17 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">14 knots from ENE, gusts to 17 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 010929

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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"">429 AM CDT SAT AUG 1 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"">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"">GMZ300-012145-

<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"">429 AM CDT SAT AUG 1 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 WEAK FRONTAL BOUNDARY WILL STALL IN THE GULF THEN MOVE BACK

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">THROUGH THE AREA LATE SUNDAY. PERSISTENT SOUTHWEST TO SOUTH WINDS

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">CONTINUE THROUGH THE REMAINDER OF THE WEEK.

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ335-012145-

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">429 AM CDT SAT AUG 1 2015

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

<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.

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 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"">.WEDNESDAY 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"">GMZ330-012145-

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">429 AM CDT SAT AUG 1 2015

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

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

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

<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 INCREASING TO 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"">.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ350-355-012145-

<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"">429 AM CDT SAT AUG 1 2015

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

<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 AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ370-375-012145-

<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"">429 AM CDT SAT AUG 1 2015

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 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...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH AFTER

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT. 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 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 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE

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

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

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Port of Houston Authority

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ACOE Project Depth for Houston Ship Channel

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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">

<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">

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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.