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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 28, 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">Houston // Open to all traffic

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High          87° 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  29.80 in / 1009.6 mb

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

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

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

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<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          82° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity    91° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 29.82 in / 1009.8 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    10 miles

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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   68° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High         84° 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 29.82in  / 1009.7 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint   67° 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 SW 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 87. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming west in the afternoon.

Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. Northwest wind around 5 mph.

Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph.

Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Southeast wind around 5 mph.

Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Low around 72. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. High near 80. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.

Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.

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

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 79.

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

Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, 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 82. Southwest wind around 15 mph.

Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight.

Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. North wind around 5 mph becoming east in the afternoon.

Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Breezy, with a southeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Cloudy, with a low around 74. Windy. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. High near 78. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

Saturday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.

Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 76.

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

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 75.

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

Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76.

<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 84. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. Northwest wind around 5 mph.

Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. North wind around 5 mph becoming east in the afternoon.

Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 8pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Cloudy, with a low around 74. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. High near 79. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

Sunday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8am, then a slight chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 77.

Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.

Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77.

 

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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) @ 0650 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2.0 ft Rising = 47’00”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2.1 ft Steady = 47’01”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2.0 ft Falling = 47’00”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2.0 ft Falling = 47’00”

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 0650 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">6 knots from SSW, gusts to 8 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">8 knots from WSW, gusts to 10 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"">GMZ300-282115-

<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"">334 AM CDT WED OCT 28 2015

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM...

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">LIGHT TO MODERATE WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS TODAY WILL SHIFT TO NORTH

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">THEN NORTHEAST THIS EVENING AS A WEAK COLD FRONT CROSSES THE

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">WATERS. FLOW BECOMES ONSHORE THURSDAY AND STENGTHEN FRIDAY AHEAD

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">OF AN APPROACHING LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM. WINDS AND SEAS FRIDAY WILL

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">LIKELY RISE INTO SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY LEVELS. THUNDERSTORMS WILL

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">ALSO BE ASSOCIATED WITH THE LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM...ESPECIALLY

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">FRIDAY NIGHT INTO SATURDAY. WINDS WILL SHIFT TO MAINLY NORTHWEST

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">BY SUNDAY AS LOW PRESSURE SHIFTS TO THE EAST OF THE AREA.

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">334 AM CDT WED OCT 28 2015

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH BECOMING

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ350-355-282115-

<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"">334 AM CDT WED OCT 28 2015

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">7 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">15 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">UP TO 7 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. A

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ370-375-282115-

<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...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">10 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. SOME

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

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Port of Houston Authority

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ACOE Project Depth for Houston Ship Channel

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Army Corp of Engineers

http://www.swg.usace.army.mil/<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#1F497D">

http://www.swg.usace.army.mil/Missions/Navigation.aspx<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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

http://www.houston-pilots.com/<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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

http://galvestonpilots.com/galtexnew/<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#051423">

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

www.brazospilots.com

 

NOAA

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For quality assurance purposes please note well that while the above information is regularly vetted for accuracy it is not intended to replace the local knowledge or expertise pertaining to port conditions of our marine operations personnel. Port précis should always be verified by contacting the corresponding marine department of a particular location for the most up-to-date information.