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Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/31/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/30/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/29/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/28/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/27/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/26/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/25/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/24/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/23/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/22/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/21/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/20/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/19/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/18/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/17/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/16/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/15/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/14/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/13/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/12/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/11/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/10/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/09/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/08/2015 Normal
HSC VTSA Obstruction Application- DIRECTED CLOSURE BAYPORT10/07/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/07/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/06/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/05/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/04/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/03/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/02/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/01/2015 Normal

 Daily Port Update

Subject:Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update
Date:Thursday, October 29, 2015
Priority:Normal
Notice:

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">October 29, 2015             Thursday

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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">Houston // Open to all traffic

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Galveston // Texas City // Open to all traffic

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Freeport //  Open to all traffic  

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#1F497D">Daylight time change on Sunday, November 1st, 2015.  Change clocks at 0200 hrs to 0100 hrs.  

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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

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

<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    57° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High          80° 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  29.90 in / 1013.1 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint    54° F

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 29.91 in / 1012.7 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint   63° 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">Wind N 5 mph

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

<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   56° F

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 29.90in  / 1012.6 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint   55° 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">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">Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.

Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Breezy, with a southeast wind 10 to 20 mph.

Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Low around 72. South wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. High near 80. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.

Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.

Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 57.

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 78.

Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.

Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 79.

Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.

Wednesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Mostly sunny, with a high near 77. Northeast wind around 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon.

Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. East wind around 10 mph.

Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 75. Southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Cloudy, with a low around 73. Breezy, with a southeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. High near 78. South wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

Saturday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm, then a slight chance of showers after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.

Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 75.

Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.

Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 76.

Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72.

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<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 79. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.

Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Breezy, with a southeast wind 10 to 20 mph.

Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Cloudy, with a low around 74. Breezy, with a southeast wind 15 to 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. High near 79. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.

Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.

Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 76.

Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.

Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77.

Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72.

Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 79

 

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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) @ 0714 hrs

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.7 ft 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 @ 0714 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">1 knots from NW, gusts to 2 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2 knots from N, 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">4 knots from NNE, 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"">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"">GMZ300-292115-

<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"">340 AM CDT THU OCT 29 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 NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS TODAY WILL BECOME EAST THIS AFTERNOON

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">AS HIGH PRESSURE BEHIND WEAK COLD FRONT SHIFTS EAST. WINDS WILL

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">BECOME SOUTHEAST AND INCREASE TONIGHT AND FRIDAY AS LOW PRESSURE

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">APPROACHES FROM THE WEST. THE STRONGER ONSHORE WINDS WILL CAUSE SEAS

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">TO INCREASE. THUNDERSTORMS WILL ALSO BE A MARINE CONCERN AS THE LOW

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">PRESSURE SYSTEM CROSSES THE AREA LATE FRIDAY INTO SATURDAY...WITH

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">STRONG THUNDERSTORM WIND GUSTS POSSIBLE. AS LOW PRESSURE SHIFTS

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">EAST...WINDS WILL BECOME OFFSHORE SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY.

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ330-335-292115-

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

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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. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY. A

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">LIKELY. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE HEAVY RAINFALL.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY BECOMING

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

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

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

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ350-355-292115-

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">15 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. SOME

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">UP TO 8 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ370-375-292115-

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT 20 TO 60 NM-

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">15 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">SEAS UP TO 11 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. SOME

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET.

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

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

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Port of Houston Authority

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ACOE Project Depth for Houston Ship Channel

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">197’ (Morgan’s Point)

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">197’ (below Fred Hartman Bridge – Baytown)

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">175' (Baytown/LaPorte Bridge)

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">197’ (Battleship Texas)

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">175' (Beltway 8 Bridge)

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">197’ (Power Plant)

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">135' (Loop 610 Bridge)

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Air drafts clearances are based on MHW // Vessels should allow an additional 10 feet clearance for the Power Lines

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

<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.