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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:Sunday, August 23, 2015
Priority:Normal
Notice:

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">August 23, 2015             Sunday

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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:"Courier New"">WTNT44 KNHC 230856

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">TROPICAL STORM DANNY DISCUSSION NUMBER  20

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       AL042015

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">500 AM AST SUN AUG 23 2015

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Satellite imagery and data from a NOAA Hurricane Hunter aircraft

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">indicate that Danny has changed little since the previous advisory.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Although the center is partly exposed on the southern edge of the

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">deep convection, satellite images and data from the NOAA Hurricane

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Hunters and an earlier Gulfstream-IV synoptic mission indicate that

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Danny remains a well-defined and vertically deep system through at

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">least the 400-mb level.

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Danny is moving westward and has maintained its previous motion of

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">275/13 kt. The track forecast reasoning remains basically unchanged

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">from the previous advisory, but the new forecast track is heavily

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">dependent on Danny remaining a tropical cyclone as it moves through

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">the Leeward Islands and the northeastern Caribbean Sea. The model

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">guidance, especially the GFS and ECMWF, made a significant

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">southward shift on the latest cycle due to those models weakening

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">the cyclone fairly quickly after 24 hours, with Danny becoming a

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">vertically shallow remnant low that then moves westward within the

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">easterly trade wind flow and into the Caribbean Sea by 36 hours.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Given that the 18-20 kt of south-southwesterly vertical wind shear

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">that is currently affecting the cyclone is not expected to change

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">during the next 48 hours, Danny is forecast to be a tropical cyclone

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">during that time and and not weaken as much of the global models

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">are suggesting. As a result, Danny is forecast remain north of the

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GFEX and TVCN model consensus model tracks, and begin to make a

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">turn toward the west-northwest after 24 hours. The NHC track

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">forecast was nudged a little south of the previous advisory track,

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">mainly due to the slight southerly initial position.

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">As previously mentioned, the current environmental conditions that

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Danny is experiencing are forecast by the SHIPS intensity model to

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">continue for the next 48 hours, which means that Danny should remain

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">a small and sheared tropical cyclone during that time. The official

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">intensity forecast still calls for Danny to weaken to a tropical

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">depression in 36-48 hours as it passes near or south of the Virgin

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Islands and Puerto Rico. Danny is expected to become a remnant low

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">in 72 hours and dissipate by 120 hours, but interaction with the

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">land masses of Puerto Rico and/or Hispaniola could result in Danny

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">dissipating sooner than forecast.

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Additional watches or warnings could be required for the Virgin

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Islands and Puerto Rico later this morning if Danny does not weaken

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">as quickly as forecast or if the forecast track is not shifted

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">farther south on subsequent advisories.

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">FORECAST POSITIONS AND MAX WINDS

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">INIT  23/0900Z 15.8N  56.0W   50 KT  60 MPH

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">12H  23/1800Z 16.0N  58.0W   40 KT  45 MPH

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">24H  24/0600Z 16.5N  60.5W   35 KT  40 MPH

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">36H  24/1800Z 17.1N  63.1W   30 KT  35 MPH

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">48H  25/0600Z 17.8N  65.6W   30 KT  35 MPH

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">72H  26/0600Z 19.6N  70.5W   25 KT  30 MPH...POST-TROP/REMNT LOW

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">96H  27/0600Z 21.3N  75.0W   25 KT  30 MPH...POST-TROP/REMNT LOW

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">120H  28/0600Z...DISSIPATED

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

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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">NOAA FREEPORT

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

<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    80° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High          95° 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  30.00 in / 1016.4 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   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">Sunday

<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    85° F

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 30.01 in / 1016.2 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  97° F

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

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

<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   80° F

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

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

<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  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 after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 95. Heat index values as high as 107. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.

Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest after midnight.

Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 98. Heat index values as high as 107. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph in the afternoon.

Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 77. South wind around 5 mph becoming west after midnight.

Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 97. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming east in the afternoon.

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

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

Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 72.

Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 94.

Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 72.

Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 94.

Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 73.

Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 93.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Isolated showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Heat index values as high as 103. South wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 81. South wind 5 to 15 mph becoming west after midnight.

Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 103. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 81. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight.

Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.

Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 80.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.

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

Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.

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

Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.

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

Saturday: 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">Isolated showers before 10am, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Heat index values as high as 102. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 80. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest after midnight.

Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 102. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon.

Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 80. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight.

Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.

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

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

Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 76.

Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.

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

Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.

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

Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.

 

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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) @ 0804 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.4 ft Falling = 46’04”

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

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

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

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

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 0804 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">2 knots from SSW, gusts to 4 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">4 knots from WSW, gusts to 4 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"">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"">GMZ300-232130-

<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"">410 AM CDT SUN AUG 23 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"">LIGHT SOUTHERLY OR VARIABLE BREEZES OVER LOWER SEAS AS WEAK HIGH

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">PRESSURE ANCHORS ITSELF OFF THE UPPER TEXAS COAST THROUGH MONDAY.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">A WEAK FRONT MAY PUSH OFF THE COAST AND SWING BREEZES TO THE

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">NORTHEAST TUESDAY. A SLIGHT TO LOW END CHANCE FOR EARLY WORK WEEK

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ330-335-232130-

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">410 AM CDT SUN AUG 23 2015

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">SHOWERS EARLY IN THE MORNING. 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"">.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AFTER

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ350-355-232130-

<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"">410 AM CDT SUN AUG 23 2015

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 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"">.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN THE

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ370-375-232130-

<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"">410 AM CDT SUN AUG 23 2015

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 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"">.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST IN THE

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">AFTER MIDNIGHT. 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"">.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 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"">.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.

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

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

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Port of Houston Authority

http://www.portofhouston.com/<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#1F497D">

ACOE Project Depth for Houston Ship Channel

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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

<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">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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">The Texas City Ship Channel is approximately 11 miles from GB Buoy

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">The ACOE project draft for the TXCSC is 45’00 FW at MLT from the GB BUOY to Valero Dock # 42, the channel above project draft is 40’00 FW at MLT.  The length on the final approach from the Houston, Galveston, Texas City tri-channel split is approximately 6 miles, the width is approximately a 400 ft bottom, the Turning Basin is approximately 4,200 ft long and 1,200 ft wide with a maximum deep draft of 45 ft FW at MLT, and is navigable day or night with no air draft restrictions.  Only TX City Docks with 45’00” maximum deep draft at MLT are TC # 11, 12, 41, & 42

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#051423">The Galveston Ship Channel is approximately    miles from GB Buoy

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#051423">The ACOE project draft for the GSC is 45’00” FW.  The narrowest point is approximately 1,200 ft wide with no air draft restrictions.  At the POGA berths the maximum deep draft varies from 32’00” to 40’00” at MLT,

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#051423"> 

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Port of Freeport is located three miles from deep water, the channel is 400 ft wide and ACOE project maximum deep draft at MLW is 45’00”.

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Army Corp of Engineers

http://www.swg.usace.army.mil/<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#1F497D">

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

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

http://www.houston-pilots.com/<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#051423">Galveston Texas City Pilots

http://galvestonpilots.com/galtexnew/<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#051423">

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

www.brazospilots.com

 

NOAA

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For quality assurance purposes please note well that while the above information is regularly vetted for accuracy it is not intended to replace the local knowledge or expertise pertaining to port conditions of our marine operations personnel. Port précis should always be verified by contacting the corresponding marine department of a particular location for the most up-to-date information.