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Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 09/30/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 09/29/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 09/28/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 09/27/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 09/26/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 09/25/2017 Normal
Houston / Galveston / Freeport Restrictions 09/25/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 09/24/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 09/22/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 09/20/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 09/16/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 09/16/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 09/15/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 09/14/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 09/13/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 09/12/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 09/11/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 09/10/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 09/09/2017 Normal
HSC - PCT 9/9 09.0009/09/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 09/08/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 09/07/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 09/06/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 09/05/2017 Normal
PCT - Houston Ship Channel Update #2109/04/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 09/04/2017 Normal
COTP Houston/Galveston-TX City/Freeport Sector Latest update on port conditions/restrictions09/04/2017 Normal
Houston / Galveston PCT Update Restrictions 9/3 19.1509/03/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 09/03/2017 Normal
PCT - Houston Ship Channel Update #1709/02/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 09/02/2017 Normal
FW: Update from 16:30 PCT call09/01/2017 Normal
Houston IAH and Hobby Airports 09/01/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 09/01/2017 Normal

 Daily Port Update

Subject:Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update
Date:Monday, November 23, 2015
Priority:Normal
Notice:

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">November 23, 2015             Monday

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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;color:#1F497D">Following from USCG Houston / Galveston VTS

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">The following Category I Channel Closures are approved; the arrangement of submerged dredge pipeline crossing the HSC at Industrial Terminals and submerged pipeline trench excavation across the HSC at Light 119 to Light 120.  These VTS Directed Closures will occur simultaneously on Monday, November 23, 2015 from 0900-1200 for operations conducted in the vicinity of Industrial Terminals and 0900-1300 for operations conducted in the vicinity of HSC Lights 119 and 120. Once each of the operations are complete, please notify the VTS Watch Supervisor immediately so the closure can be secured. 

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">LT Brian Sadler

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">VTS Watch Supervisor

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Sector Houston/Galveston

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Phone: (281)464-4837

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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">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    38° F

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity    89%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  30.29 in / 1026.1 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint    35° 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 Calm

<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    47° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High          61° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind Chill  43° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 30.30 in / 1025.9 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint   37° 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 9 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">Fair

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently   34° F

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity   97° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 30.30 in  / 1025.9 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint   33° 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 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">Sunny, with a high near 63. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph in the morning.

Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 47. East wind around 5 mph.

Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 71. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

Wednesday: Isolated showers after 7am. Partly sunny, with a high near 75. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Wednesday Night: Isolated showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Thanksgiving Day: Isolated showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 7am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.

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

Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 7pm and 1am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 58. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 63. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 56.

Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 62

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Sunny, with a high near 61. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph.

Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 57. East wind 10 to 15 mph.

Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 71. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Breezy, with a southeast wind 15 to 20 mph.

Wednesday: Isolated showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 73. East wind around 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Wednesday Night: Isolated showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Thanksgiving Day: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 76.

Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70.

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

Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 65.

Saturday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 67.

Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 60.

Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 64.

<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 63. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon.

Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 54. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 74. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Southeast wind around 10 mph.

Wednesday: Isolated showers after 7am. Partly sunny, with a high near 75. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Wednesday Night: Isolated showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Thanksgiving Day: Isolated showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 7am. Partly sunny, with a high near 77. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70.

Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76.

Friday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 7pm. Cloudy, with a low around 64.

Saturday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 68.

Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 59.

Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 65.

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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

http://www.khou.com/weather/<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#1F497D">

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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) @ 0556 hrs

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.7 ft Steady = 46’07”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.1 ft Falling = 46’01”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.2 ft Falling = 46’02”

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 0556 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">7 knots from NE, 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">10 knots from ENE, gusts to 12 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">11 knots from ENE, gusts to 12 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 230924

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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"">324 AM CST MON NOV 23 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"">GMZ300-232215-

<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"">324 AM CST MON NOV 23 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 WILL RETURN TONIGHT AND TUESDAY AS HIGH PRESSURE

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">MOVES EAST OF THE STATE. AREAS OF FOG WILL BE POSSIBLE MAINLY

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">WITHIN 20 NM OF THE COAST IN THE WEDNESDAY THROUGH FRIDAY PERIOD.

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ330-335-232215-

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">324 AM CST MON NOV 23 2015

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

<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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ350-355-232215-

<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"">324 AM CST MON NOV 23 2015

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST 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 2 TO 3 FEET.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF

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

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

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

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ370-375-232215-

<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...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS.

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 7 FEET WITH

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET

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

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

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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">

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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

 

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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.