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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:Wednesday, October 14, 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

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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">Wednesday

<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          92° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity    60%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  30.01 in / 1016.6 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint    50° 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">Wednesday

<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    72° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High          86° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 30.02 in / 1016.4 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

<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">Wednesday

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

<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          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 30.02 in  / 1016.3 mb

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Visibility   0.75 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 92. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph in the afternoon.

Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 64. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.

Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 92. Light and variable wind becoming southeast 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.

Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 64. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light in the evening.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 90. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph in the afternoon.

Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 64.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 85.

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

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 82.

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 84.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Sunny, with a high near 86. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

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

Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 86. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

Thursday Night: Mostly 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.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 80.

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

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 78.

Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 70.

Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.

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

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

<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. Light and variable wind becoming east 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 68. Southeast wind around 5 mph.

Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 87. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 69. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 85. Light east wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

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

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 81.

Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 66.

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 78.

Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 66.

Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.

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

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

 

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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) @ 0735 hrs

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

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

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

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

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 0735 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">Off Line

<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">7 knots from E, gusts to 9 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 140947

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">447 AM CDT WED OCT 14 2015

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

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

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

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ300-142215-

<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"">447 AM CDT WED OCT 14 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 MOVING ACROSS EAST TEXAS TODAY WILL HELP TO MAINTAIN

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">LIGHT NORTHEASTERLY FLOW THIS MORNING BECOMING EASTERLY THIS

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">AFTERNOON. A CANADIAN COLD FRONT WILL DISSIPATE AS IT MOVES

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">OFFSHORE SATURDAY BUT WILL HELP TO INCREASE WINDS AND THEN

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">MAINTAIN A LONG EASTERLY FETCH ACROSS THE NORTHERN GULF. WINDS

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">INCREASE AND STEADY INCREASE IN SEAS LATE THIS WEEKEND THROUGH

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">MIDWEEK. THIS FETCH WILL INCREASE TIDAL LEVELS AND PUSH OFFSHORE

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">WEEKEND SEAS UP TO 5 TO 7 FEET.

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ330-335-142215-

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">447 AM CDT WED OCT 14 2015

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

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

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ350-355-142215-

<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"">447 AM CDT WED OCT 14 2015

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

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

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

<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. SEAS 1 TO

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ370-375-142215-

<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"">447 AM CDT WED OCT 14 2015

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FEET THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING.

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

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

<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...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH

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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)

<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

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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

 

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.