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

 Daily Port Update

Subject:Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update
Date:Monday, November 16, 2015
Priority:Normal
Notice:

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Hurricane Season / Be Prepared

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Houston // Open to all traffic

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#1F497D">HSC Closed above Greens Bayou from 0900 – 1200 hrs 16th Nov for submerged dredge pipeline

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Category I Channel Closure of THE HOUSTON SHIP CHANNEL at INDUSTRIAL TREMINALS for SUBMERGING DREDGE PIPELINE is APPROVED for MONDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 2015 from 0900 to 1200. Once the operation is complete, please notify the VTS Watch Supervisor immediately so the closure can be secured.

Houston Traffic will make the appropriate closure broadcast to concerned traffic. Please ensure the lead vessel checks in on CH-05A prior to commencing your operation. If this project becomes delayed, please contact the VTS Watch Supervisor at your earliest convenience so that we may cancel or amend the proposed channel closure.

Respectfully,
LTJG Ashley Bullard
VTS Houston-Galveston

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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;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">Monday

<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    68° 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%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  29.98 in / 1015.8 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint    66° F

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

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<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 / Mist

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently    71° 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  100° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 29.99 in / 1015.6 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint   71° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Visibility      4 miles

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<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 / Mist

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently   69° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High         78° 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 29.98 in  / 1015.1 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint   69° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Visibility     6 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">A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 3pm. Cloudy, with a high near 77. South wind 5 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

Tonight: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 9pm. Cloudy, with a low around 71. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could be severe. High near 75. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph becoming light and variable in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 100%.

Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 50. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph after midnight.

Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 74. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the morning.

Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 52.

Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 75.

Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 52.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 72.

Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 50.

Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 70.

Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 54.

Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">A slight chance of showers before 9am, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Cloudy, with a high near 77. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Windy, with a south wind 15 to 25 mph.

Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could be severe. High near 75. Windy, with a south wind 20 to 25 mph becoming northwest 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

Tuesday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 57. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable.

Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 72. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the afternoon.

Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 61.

Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 74.

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

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 72.

Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 61.

Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 70.

Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.

Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.

<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 slight chance of showers before noon, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Cloudy, with a high near 78. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Tonight: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could be severe. Temperature falling to around 70 by 5pm. Windy, with a south wind 20 to 25 mph becoming north 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%.

Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 50. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 74. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the morning.

Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 58.

Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 76.

Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 58.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 72.

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

Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 71.

Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.

Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 71

 

Hazardous Weather Outlook<span-size:11.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"> HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX 719 AM CST MON NOV 16 2015   TXZ163-164-176>179-195>200-210>213-226-227-171330- AUSTIN-BRAZOS-BURLESON-COLORADO-FORT BEND-GRIMES-HARRIS-HOUSTON- LIBERTY-MADISON-MONTGOMERY-POLK-SAN JACINTO-TRINITY-WALKER-WALLER- WASHINGTON-WHARTON- 719 AM CST MON NOV 16 2015   THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST TEXAS.   .DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS POSSIBLE ACROSS SOUTHEAST TEXAS TODAY AS A WARM FRONT MOVES THROUGH THE AREA TODAY. THUNDERSTORMS BECOMING MORE LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT AS COLDER AIR ALOFT SPREADS INTO THE REGION. STRONG GUSTY WINDS AND POSSIBLY ISOLATED TORNADOES WILL BE POSSIBLE AFTER 3 AM MAINLY WEST OF A LINE FROM BAY CITY TO HUNTSVILLE.   .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY   A POTENT STORM SYSTEM WILL MOVE THROUGH THE REGION TUESDAY BRINGING STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SEVERE STORMS TO THE AREA. EXTREMELY MOIST AIR WILL RESIDE OVER THE REGION FUELING THE DEVELOPMENT OF SCATTERED STORMS AHEAD OF A COLD FRONT AND AN ASSOCIATED SWATH OF STORMS. THUNDERSTORMS SHOULD BECOME MORE COMMON IN THE MORNING WITH THE THREAT OF SEVERE WEATHER IN THE FORM OF DAMAGING WINDS AND ISOLATED SHORT LIVED TORNADOES. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE REGION LOWERING THE THREAT OF TORNADOES AND INCREASING THE CHANCE OF DAMAGING WINDS. THE FRONT SHOULD ARRIVE AROUND COLLEGE STATION BETWEEN 3 AM AND 9 AM AND THE HOUSTON AREA BETWEEN 8 AM AND 3 PM AND DEPARTING THE REGION BETWEEN 4 AND 8 PM.   IN ADDITION WIDESPREAD RAINFALL OF AROUND 1 INCH WITH ISOLATED AMOUNTS OF 2 TO 4 INCHES.   .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...   SPOTTER ACTIVATION MAY BE NEEDED THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON.   $$

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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) @ 0728 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2.3 ft Rising = 47’03”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2.5 ft Steady = 47’05”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2.2 ft Falling = 47’02”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2.3 ft Falling = 47’03”

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 0728 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">8 knots from E, gusts to 12 knots

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<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">10 knots from ESE, gusts to 11 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"">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"">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"">522 AM CST MON NOV 16 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"">ONSHORE WINDS WINDS WILL CONTINUE TO STRENGTHEN TODAY ACROSS THE

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">COASTAL WATERS. THE SMALL CRAFT CAUTION FLAGS OVER THE OFFSHORE

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">WATERS WILL BE EXPANDED AND UPGRADED BY TONIGHT AS THE GRADIENT

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">TIGHTENS FURTHER. STRONG STORMS ASSOCIATED WITH THE MAIN UPPER

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">LEVEL STORM SYSTEM ARE NOT EXPECTED TO REACH THE COASTAL WATERS

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">UNTIL TUESDAY AFTERNOON. THE COLD FRONT IN THE WAKE OF THE STORMS

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">WILL BRING LIGHT TO MODERATE OFFSHORE WINDS TO THE REGION TUESDAY

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">NIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY. HIGH PRESSURE LINGERING OVER THE MID

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">MISSISSIPPI VALLEY WILL HELP TO KEEP A MOSTLY LIGHT EAST WIND IN

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">PLACE FOR THE REST OF THE WEEK. MINOR COASTAL FLOODING WILL BE

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">POSSIBLE AROUND TIMES OF HIGH TIDE THIS AFTERNOON ESPECIALLY FOR

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">VULNERABLE LOCATIONS ALONG BOLIVAR PENINSULA.

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ330-335-170015-

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">522 AM CST MON NOV 16 2015

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 15 TO

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS ROUGH BECOMING CHOPPY IN

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ350-355-170015-

<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"">522 AM CST MON NOV 16 2015

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION THIS AFTERNOON...

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20KNOTS

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET THEN BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET. A

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET BUILDING

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">TO 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING WEST IN THE

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET.

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">SEAS UP TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">3 FEET.

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ370-375-170015-

<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"">522 AM CST MON NOV 16 2015

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION TODAY...

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">SEAS UP TO 10 FEET SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">UP TO 7 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. 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. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE.

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 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.