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Subject:Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update
Date:Friday, November 20, 2015
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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">November 20, 2015             Friday

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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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#1F497D">June 1st – November 30th

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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;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">NOAA HOUSTON

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently    57° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity    83%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  30.11 in / 1020.2 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint    52° 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 NE 6 mph

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High          72° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 30.11 in / 1019.4 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint   59° 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 NE 10 mph

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

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

<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         75° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 30.09 in  / 1019.0 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint   56° 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">Today: <span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Sunny, with a high near 75. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

Tonight: A 50 percent chance of showers, mainly after midnight. Increasing clouds, with a low around 60. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming northeast after midnight.

Saturday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before noon, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 65. North wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 42. North wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 55. North wind 5 to 15 mph.

Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 36.

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 58.

Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46.

Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 66.

Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58.

Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73.

Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.

Thanksgiving Day: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Sunny, with a high near 72. East wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Tonight: A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph.

Saturday: A chance of showers before 7am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 7am and 1pm, then a chance of showers after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69. Windy, with a southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north 15 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

Saturday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 48. Windy, with a north wind around 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 56. Windy, with a north wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 46.

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 60.

Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 55.

Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers after 7am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 67.

Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.

Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72.

Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.

Thanksgiving Day: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73.

<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 75. East wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Tonight: A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

Saturday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before noon, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. Breezy, with a southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north 15 to 20 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 46. Windy, with a north wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 56. Breezy, with a north wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 41.

Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 61.

Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54.

Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69.

Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.

Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74.

Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.

Thanksgiving Day: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74.

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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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Maximum Deep Drafts - Houston / Galveston Bay

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">PORTS NOAA/NOS Water Levels (above MLLW) @ 0656 hrs

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2.4 ft Steady = 47’04”

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 0656 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">10 knots from ENE, gusts to 12 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">14 knots from E, gusts to16 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">13 knots from ENE, gusts to 16 knots

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Please visit our WEB Site<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"> www.moranshipping.com<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"> for port tide tables

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<span-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:#1F497D">NOAA Weather Galveston Bay & Matagorda Bay

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">FZUS54 KHGX 200917

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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"">317 AM CST FRI NOV 20 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"">GMZ300-202230-

<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"">317 AM CST FRI NOV 20 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 BUILDING INTO THE SOUTHERN PLAINS WILL MAINTAIN

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">MODERATE EAST TO NORTHEAST WINDS THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT. A STRONG COLD

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">FRONT WILL CROSS THE COAST SATURDAY MORNING WITH STRONG NORTH WINDS

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">DEVELOPING IN THE WAKE OF THE FRONT THAT MAY APPROACH GALE FORCE. A

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WILL LIKELY BE REQUIRED SATURDAY THROUGH

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">SUNDAY. EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS DEVELOP AGAIN EARLY NEXT WEEK. 

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ330-335-202230-

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">317 AM CST FRI NOV 20 2015

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS CHOPPY. SHOWERS LIKELY AND

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ350-355-202230-

<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"">317 AM CST FRI NOV 20 2015

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 15 TO

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY AND

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING 15 TO 20 KNOTS IN

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">7 FEET.

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">5 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ370-375-202230-

<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"">317 AM CST FRI NOV 20 2015

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">SHOWERS LIKELY AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 9 FEET

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 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">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

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

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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;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.