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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 15, 2015
Priority:Normal
Notice:

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Hurricane Season / Be Prepared

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Fall Season temperature changes have started to occur on the Texas upper gulf coast.  With the cooler temperatures, we have Fall/Fog Season.  Along with the cooler temperatures, cold fronts will be arriving in our area as well.  The cold fronts will push water out of the bays to the gulf and maximum water levels will drop anywhere from 1 – 2 feet, usually for about 24 – 48 hrs depending on the high pressure and north winds when the cold front pushes through, maximum deep draft vessels may be delayed berthing when this occurs. 

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#1F497D">Galveston // Texas City // Open to all traffic

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#1F497D">Freeport //  Open to all traffic

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

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

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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    64° F

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  30.08 in / 1018.9 mb

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently    73° F

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 30.08 in / 1018.5 mb

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind SE 6 mph

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<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   58° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High          87° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity  100° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 30.07 in  / 1018.1 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint   58° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Visibility   0.50 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 N 3 mph

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Today: <span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Sunny, with a high near 93. Light south wind becoming southeast 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.

Tonight: Patchy fog after 1am. Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 66. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.

Friday: Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 91. Light northeast wind becoming east 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.

Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 62. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph after midnight.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 84. East wind around 10 mph.

Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 59.

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 81.

Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 60.

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 82.

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

Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 82.

Tuesday Night: A 30 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 80.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Sunny, with a high near 88. Southeast wind around 5 mph.

Tonight: Clear, with a low around 74. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 85. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 72. Light east wind becoming northeast 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 79. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 68.

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 78.

Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 69.

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 78.

Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 71.

Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 80.

Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73.

Wednesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78.

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Today: <span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Sunny, with a high near 87. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

Tonight: Clear, with a low around 70. East wind around 5 mph.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 85. East wind 5 to 15 mph.

Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 67. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 80. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 67.

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 78.

Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 65.

Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.

Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.

Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 81.

Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71.

Wednesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80.

 

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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) @ 0823 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 Rising = 46’04”

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

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

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

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

<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”

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 0823 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 N, gusts to 5 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">4 knots from SE, gusts to 6 knots

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

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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 150926

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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"">GMZ300-152230-

<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"">426 AM CDT THU OCT 15 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"">HIGH PRESSURE OVER TEXAS AND LOUISIANA WILL MAINTAIN AN EASTERLY

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">TO SOUTHEASTERLY FLOW TODAY BEFORE HIGH PRESSURE SLIDES EASTWARD.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">A COLD FRONT MOVES INTO THE COASTAL WATERS SATURDAY MORNING AND

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">WILL BRING A PERIOD OF MODERATE EASTERLY FLOW ACROSS THE NORTHERN

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GULF. THIS LONG FETCH OF EASTERLIES WILL BRING AT LEAST CAUTION

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">LEVEL WINDS AND SEAS AND SWELLS LATE SATURDAY THROUGH TUESDAY AND

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">ADVISORIES WILL PROBABLY BE NEEDED. WILL MOVE EAST OF THE AREA

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">TONIGHT WITH LIGHT EASTERLY FLOW BECOMING SOUTHEAST.

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ330-335-152230-

<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...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH BECOMING SLIGHTLY

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY

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

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ350-355-152230-

<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...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">BECOMING EAST IN THE EVENING. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ370-375-152230-

<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...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 10 TO

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

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">SEAS 6 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A SLIGHT

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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">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)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Army Corp of Engineers

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

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

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

www.brazospilots.com

 

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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.