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Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 12/31/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 12/30/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 12/29/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 12/28/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 12/27/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 12/26/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 12/25/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 12/24/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 12/23/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 12/22/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 12/21/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 12/20/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 12/19/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 12/18/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 12/17/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 12/16/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 12/15/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 12/14/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 12/13/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 12/12/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 12/11/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 12/10/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 12/09/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 12/08/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 12/07/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 12/06/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 12/05/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 12/04/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 12/03/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 12/02/2015 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 12/01/2015 Normal

 Daily Port Update

Subject:Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update
Date:Wednesday, December 09, 2015
Priority:Normal
Notice:

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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

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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">Wednesday

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently    45° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High          76° 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   100%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  30.04 in / 1017.8 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      0.13 miles

<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">Wednesday  

<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    59° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High          71° 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   100° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 30.05 in / 1017.6 mb

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Visibility      6 miles

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

<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">Fog

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently   52° F

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity  100° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 30.05 in  / 1017.5 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      0.25 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">Patchy dense fog before 11am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 76. West wind around 5 mph.

Tonight: Areas of dense fog after 11pm. Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 56. West wind around 5 mph becoming south after midnight.

Thursday: Areas of dense fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 80. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind 10 to 15 mph.

Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.

Saturday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 7am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 7pm. Low around 62. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm. High near 65. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm. Clear, with a low around 46.

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 66.

Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 51.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 70.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 71. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

Tonight: Areas of dense fog after 11pm. Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 62. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

Thursday: Areas of dense fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 73. South wind 10 to 15 mph.

Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 75. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.

Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. Breezy.

Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 7pm. Cloudy, with a low around 62. Windy. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 65. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm. Clear, with a low around 52.

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 63.

Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 58.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.

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Today: Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 75. West wind around 5 mph.

Tonight: Areas of dense fog after 11pm. Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 60. South wind around 5 mph.

Thursday: Areas of dense fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 76. South wind 5 to 15 mph.

Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 77. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.

Saturday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. Breezy.

Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 7pm. Cloudy, with a low around 63. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 66. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm. Clear, with a low around 49.

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 65.

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

Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 70.

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Dense Fog Advisory<span-size:11.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"> URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX 1034 PM CST TUE DEC 8 2015   ...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH 9 AM WEDNESDAY MORNING...   .ABUNDANT LOW LEVEL MOISTURE COUPLED WITH CLEAR SKIES AND LIGHT WINDS HAS ALLOWED AREAS OF FOG TO DEVELOP. AT 1030 PM...DENSE FOG HAD REDUCED VISIBILITY TO BELOW A 1/4 MILE AT BAY CITY AND ANGLETON...AND TO LESS THAN A MILE AT SUGAR LAND AND FRESNO.   TXZ199-200-210>214-226-227-235>238-091500- /O.NEW.KHGX.FG.Y.0031.151209T0500Z-151209T1500Z/ AUSTIN-BRAZORIA-CHAMBERS-COLORADO-FORT BEND-GALVESTON-HARRIS- JACKSON-LIBERTY-MATAGORDA-MONTGOMERY-WALLER-WHARTON- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ALVIN...ANAHUAC...ANGLETON...BAY CITY... BELLVILLE...BROOKSHIRE...CLEVELAND...COLUMBUS...CONROE...DAYTON... EAGLE LAKE...EDNA...EL CAMPO...FREEPORT...FRIENDSWOOD... GALVESTON...HEMPSTEAD...HOUSTON...HUMBLE...KATY...LAKE JACKSON... LEAGUE CITY...LIBERTY...MISSOURI CITY...MONT BELVIEU...PALACIOS... PASADENA...PEARLAND...PIERCE...PRAIRIE VIEW...RICHMOND... ROSENBERG...SEALY...SUGAR LAND...TEXAS CITY...THE WOODLANDS... TOMBALL...WEIMAR...WHARTON...WILLIS...WINNIE 1034 PM CST TUE DEC 8 2015   ...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST WEDNESDAY...   THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HOUSTON/GALVESTON HAS ISSUED A DENSE FOG ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST WEDNESDAY.   * EVENT...DENSE FOG   * TIMING...THROUGH 9 AM WEDNESDAY MORNING   * IMPACT...DANGEROUS DRIVING CONDITIONS DUE TO REDUCED VISIBILITY.   PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...   A DENSE FOG ADVISORY MEANS VISIBILITIES WILL FREQUENTLY BE REDUCED TO LESS THAN ONE QUARTER MILE. IF DRIVING...SLOW DOWN... USE YOUR HEADLIGHTS...AND LEAVE PLENTY OF DISTANCE AHEAD OF YOU.   &&

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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

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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) @ 0756 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0.8 ft Falling = 45’08”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0.9 ft Falling = 45’09”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0.3 ft Falling = 45’03”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0.4 ft Falling = 45’04”

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 0756 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 SW, 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">3 knots from WSW, gusts to 4 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">4 knots from WSW, gusts to 7 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 090937

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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"">337 AM CST WED DEC 9 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"">GMZ300-092230-

<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"">337 AM CST WED DEC 9 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 WINDS AND SEAS WILL PERSIST FOR THE NEXT COUPLE DAYS.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">SOUTHERLY WINDS WILL INCREASE AND SEAS WILL BUILD GOING INTO THE

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">WEEKEND AS AN UPPER LEVEL LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM DROPS INTO THE

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">SOUTHERN PLAINS. A COLD FRONT IS EXPECTED TO MOVE OFF THE COAST

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">SUNDAY MORNING. SHOWERS AND STORMS SHOULD ACCOMPANY THE FRONT.

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ330-335-092230-

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">337 AM CST WED DEC 9 2015

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.TODAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS THIS

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 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"">.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH 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"">.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY BECOMING

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY. A

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ350-355-092230-

<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"">337 AM CST WED DEC 9 2015

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH 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.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH 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.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 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 IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 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 CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ370-375-092230-

<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"">337 AM CST WED DEC 9 2015

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">TO 11 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 20 TO 30

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">TO 11 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 5 FEET WITH

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

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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">

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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

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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.