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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:Monday, August 24, 2015
Priority:Normal
Notice:

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">August 24, 2015             Monday

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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:14.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#1F497D">Tropical Storm Danny

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">WTNT44 KNHC 240849

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">TCDAT4

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">TROPICAL STORM DANNY DISCUSSION NUMBER  24

<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 MON AUG 24 2015

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Reports from a NOAA Hurricane Hunter aircraft investigating Danny

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">this morning indicate that Danny still has winds that support

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">keeping the cyclone as a tropical storm. However, due to a strong

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">burst of deep convection containing tops of -80 deg C and intense

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">lightning activity that has developed near the alleged center, the

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">aircraft has been unable to provide an exact center fix. This

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">avoidance is for aircrew and aircraft safety reasons. However,

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">satellite intensity estimates of T2.5/35 kt from TAFB and SAB also

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">support keeping Danny as a tropical storm.

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">The initial motion estimate is a slower 275/08 kt. UW-CIMSS shear

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">analyses indicate that Danny is now encountering west-northwesterly

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">mid-level shear of around 5 kt, which could explain the slow down

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">in forward speed since the previous advisory. That being said,

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">there is no significant change to the previous track forecast or

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">reasoning. The subtropical ridge to the north of the cyclone is

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">expected to remain strong for the next few days, which should force

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Danny on a westward to west-northwestward track until the system

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">dissipates in about 72 hours. The official track forecast is

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">basically just an update and extension of the previous advisory,

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">and lies close to the GFEX and TVCN consensus models.

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Danny is expected to remain a sheared tropical cyclone or low

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">until dissipation occurs. In the short term, however, there could be

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">some minor fluctuations in intensity today as the deep-layer

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">southwesterly vertical wind shear decreases some before increasing

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">again and becoming stronger by Tuesday morning. Mid-level dry air

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">with humidity values decreasing to less than 40 percent should also

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">enhance the weakening process. As result, Danny is expected to

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">become a tropical depression by this evening, degenerate into a

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">remnant low on Tuesday, and dissipate by Wednesday. The NHC

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">intensity forecast is similar to the previous advisory and the ICON

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

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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  24/0900Z 15.8N  60.5W   35 KT  40 MPH

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">12H  24/1800Z 16.1N  62.6W   30 KT  35 MPH

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">24H  25/0600Z 16.5N  65.2W   30 KT  35 MPH

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">36H  25/1800Z 17.0N  67.8W   25 KT  30 MPH...POST-TROP/REMNT LOW

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">48H  26/0600Z 17.4N  71.0W   25 KT  30 MPH...POST-TROP/REMNT LOW

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">72H  27/0600Z...DISSIPATED

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  30.04 in / 1017.7 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint    76° 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   81° 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">Monday

<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    82° F

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 30.05 in / 1017.5 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint   79° 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 Calm

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently   75° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity    96° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 30.04 in  / 1017.2 mb

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Visibility     2.5 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">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. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am. 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. Heat index values as high as 106. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming east in the afternoon.

Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.

Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

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

Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 94.

Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 71.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 93.

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

Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 92.

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

Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 102. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the afternoon.

Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 81. 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. Heat index values as high as 102. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon.

Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 80. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northeast after midnight.

Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

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

Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 89.

Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 78.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 88.

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

Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.

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

Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 87.

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Today: <span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 102. West wind around 5 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.

Tonight: 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. Heat index values as high as 102. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon.

Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 78. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northeast after midnight.

Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph.

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

Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 89.

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

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 88.

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

Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.

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

Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 88.

 

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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

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) @ 0708 hrs

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.5 ft Rising = 46’05”

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.5 ft Steady = 46’05”

<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 @ 0708 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">3 knots from W, 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">3 knots from WNW, gusts to 3 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">5 knots from W, gusts to 6 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 240848

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR TEXAS

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">CHANNEL OUT 60 NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">SEAS ARE PROVIDED AS A RANGE OF THE AVERAGE HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">1/3 OF THE WAVES...ALONG WITH THE OCCASIONAL HEIGHT OF THE AVERAGE

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">HIGHEST 10 PERCENT OF THE WAVES.

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ300-242130-

<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"">348 AM CDT MON AUG 24 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 AND VARIABLE WINDS AS HIGH PRESSURE SETTLES IN OVER THE LOCAL

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">WATERS. A WEAK NORTHEAST FRONT WILL TRAVEL ACROSS THE NORTHWESTERN

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GULF EARLY TUESDAY PROVIDING A BRIEF PERIOD OF OFFSHORE BREEZES.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">THERE IS A CHANCE THAT THIS FRONT WILL INITIATE SCATTERED SHOWER

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">AND THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY. A TIGHTER NORTHEAST TO SOUTHWEST

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">PRESSURE GRADIENT WEDNESDAY WILL STRENGTHEN EASTERLY WINDS.

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ330-335-242130-

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">348 AM CDT MON AUG 24 2015

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

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

<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. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS

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

<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. 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 NORTHEAST

<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 SLIGHT 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

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

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ350-355-242130-

<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"">348 AM CDT MON AUG 24 2015

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ370-375-242130-

<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"">348 AM CDT MON AUG 24 2015

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST 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. SEAS 1 TO

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.

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Port of Houston Authority

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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">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,

<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.