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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:Monday, October 12, 2015
Priority:Normal
Notice:

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Hurricane Season / Be Prepared

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

<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    70° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High          91° 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  29.86 in / 1011.4 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint    68° 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 S 5 mph

<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">A Few Clouds

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently    78° 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    79° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 29.87 in / 1011.5 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    10 miles

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Heat index  80° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind S 12 mph

<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          86° 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 29.86 in  / 1011.1 mb

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Visibility     5 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 SW 3 mph

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Columbus Day: <span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 91. South wind 5 to 15 mph.

Tonight: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Light and variable wind becoming north 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.

Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 65. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.

Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 90. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph.

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

Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 88.

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

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 85.

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

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 85.

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

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 82.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Columbus Day: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Southwest wind around 5 mph.

Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north after midnight.

Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 83. Northeast wind around 10 mph.

Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 73.

Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 83.

Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 72.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 82.

Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 72.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 82.

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

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 78

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Columbus Day: <span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76. South wind 5 to 15 mph.

Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Southwest wind around 5 mph.

Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. South wind around 5 mph becoming north after midnight.

Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 84. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

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

Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 84.

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

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 81.

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

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 81.

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

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 78

 

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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) @ 0720 hrs

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.9 ft Steady = 46’09”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.9 ft Falling = 46’09”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.9 ft Falling = 46’09”

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 0720 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">4 knots from SSW, gusts to 6 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">4 knots from WSW, gusts to 5 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 120926

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

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

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

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

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ300-122230-

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">426 AM CDT MON OCT 12 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 OCCASIONALLY MODERATE ONSHORE FLOW IS EXPECTED TODAY AND

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">TOMORROW AHEAD OF AN APPROACHING COLD FRONT... WITH A CHANCE FOR

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ALONG THE FRONT. HIGHER SEAS ARE

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">POSSIBLE TOWARD THE END OF THE WEEK AS A MODERATE EASTERLY FLOW

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">BECOMES ESTABLISHED BEHIND THE FRONT.

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ330-335-122230-

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">426 AM CDT MON OCT 12 2015

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

<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"">GMZ350-355-122230-

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 20 NM-

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.

<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...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ370-375-122230-

<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"">426 AM CDT MON OCT 12 2015

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND

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

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

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

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

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

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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

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;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Port of Galveston

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

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

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

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Army Corp of Engineers

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

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

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

www.brazospilots.com

 

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