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

 Daily Port Update

Subject:Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update
Date:Tuesday, December 01, 2015
Priority:Normal
Notice:

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">December 01, 2015             Tuesday

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">11/27

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2206     Pilots suspended outbound traffic // Inbound traffic only due poor visibility

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">11/28

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0600     Pilots resumed two way traffic

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">11/29

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0305     Pilots suspended all traffic due to fog

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">11/30

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0200     Pilots resumed outbound traffic // inbound traffic remains suspended

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1035     Resumed boarding inbound traffic // 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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently    53° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High          59° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind Chill  50° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity    86%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  30.01 in / 1016.5 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint    49° 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 9 mph

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently    55° 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  51° 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 30.01 in / 1016.3 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint   54° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Visibility      8 miles

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind N 16 mph

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently   55° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High         62° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind Chill  53° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity   90° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 30.00 in  / 1015.8 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 N 8 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">A 40 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 59. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

Tonight: A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. North wind around 5 mph.

Wednesday: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 60. North wind around 10 mph.

Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 41. North wind around 5 mph.

Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 61. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

Thursday Night: Clear, with a low around 38.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 60.

Friday Night: Clear, with a low around 43.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 61.

Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 47.

Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 63.

Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49.

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 64

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">A 50 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 61. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Tonight: A 50 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 54. North wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers before noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 60. Breezy, with a north wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 49. Breezy, with a north wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 59. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 47.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 59.

Friday Night: Clear, with a low around 52.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 62.

Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.

Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 64.

Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57.

Monday: Mostly sunny, 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">A 40 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 62. North wind 5 to 15 mph.

Tonight: A 50 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 53. North wind 5 to 15 mph.

Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers before noon. Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 61. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 44. North wind 10 to 15 mph.

Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 61. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Thursday Night: Clear, with a low around 43.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 61.

Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 49.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 64.

Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 52.

Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 66.

Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53.

Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 65.

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">http://www.srh.noaa.gov/hgx/

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">NOAA USGULF Offshore Waters Weather

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#1F497D">http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/text/MIAOFFNT4.shtml

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">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) @ 0636 hrs

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 0636 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 NNE gusts to 11 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">9 knots from NNE, gusts to11 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">12 knots from NE, gusts to 14 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 010948

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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"">348 AM CST TUE DEC 1 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"">GMZ300-012230-

<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"">348 AM CST TUE DEC 1 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"">NORTHERLY WINDS WILL CONTINUE BEFORE A STRONGER PUSH OF COLD AIR

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">AND AN INCREASE IN WINDS ARRIVES TONIGHT OR EARLY WEDNESDAY

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">MORNING. WINDS RELAX THURSDAY AND FRIDAY AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">INTO THE REGION AND THE PRESSURE GRADIENT RELAXES.

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ335-012230-

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">348 AM CST TUE DEC 1 2015

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ330-012230-

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">348 AM CST TUE DEC 1 2015

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS.

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ350-355-012230-

<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"">348 AM CST TUE DEC 1 2015

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">2 TO 4 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

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

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

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

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

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

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<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...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A CHANCE

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FEET IN THE

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

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

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

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

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

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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">

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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

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,

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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

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.