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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:Saturday, December 12, 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

<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">Saturday

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently    73° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High          79° 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    87%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  29.89 in / 1012.8 mb

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind SE 7 mph

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

<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    71° 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° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 29.92 in / 1013.1 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      5 miles

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind SE 15 mph

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High         77° 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   88° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 29.89 in  / 1012.0 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">Wind S 15 mph, Gusts up to 22 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">Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 79. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms. Low around 66. Windy, with a south wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before noon. Temperature falling to around 59 by 5pm. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph becoming west 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

Sunday Night: Clear, with a low around 48. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 73. Southwest wind around 5 mph.

Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 53.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.

Tuesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57.

Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 65.

Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43.

Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 60.

Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 38.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 61.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Breezy, with a south wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

Tonight: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 65. Windy, with a south wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.

Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before noon. Temperature falling to around 61 by 5pm. Windy, with a south wind 20 to 25 mph becoming southwest 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%.

Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 56. West wind 10 to 15 mph.

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 70. Southwest wind around 10 mph.

Monday Night: Clear, with a low around 62.

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 73.

Tuesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.

Wednesday: A 40 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 65.

Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50.

Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 59.

Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 46.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 59.

<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 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. Breezy, with a south wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 68. Windy, with a south wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before noon. Temperature falling to around 61 by 4pm. Windy, with a south wind 20 to 25 mph becoming west 10 to 15 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%.

Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 52. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 73. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

Monday Night: Clear, with a low around 60.

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 74.

Tuesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.

Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 66.

Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47.

Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 60.

Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 44.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 60.

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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) @ 0824 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 Falling = 46’05”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.4 ft Falling = 46’04”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0.7 ft Falling = 45’07”

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 0824 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">9 knots from ESE, gusts to 12 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 SSE, gusts to 10 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">13 knots from S, 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 121039

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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"">439 AM CST SAT DEC 12 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"">GMZ300-122330-

<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"">439 AM CST SAT DEC 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"">A TIGHTENING PRESSURE GRADIENT IN RESPONSE TO A POTENT STORM

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">SYSTEM MOVING INTO THE SOUTHERN PLAINS WILL HELP PRODUCE STRONG

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">ONSHORE WINDS AND INCREASED SEAS OVER THE AREA THROUGH TONIGHT.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">RAIN CHANCES WILL ALSO BE INCREASING AS THIS SYSTEM APPROACHES

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">AFTERNOON INTO SATURDAY NIGHT. THE ASSOCIATED COLD FRONT IS

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">FORECAST TO MOVE INTO THE COASTAL WATERS SUNDAY MORNING. OFFSHORE

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">WINDS BEHIND THE FRONT WILL QUICKLY TRANSITION BACK ONSHORE ON

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">MONDAY AS LOW PRESSURE DEVELOPS ACROSS THE SOUTHERN PLAINS.

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ330-335-122330-

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">439 AM CST SAT DEC 12 2015

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

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

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

<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"">.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS CHOPPY BECOMING ROUGH AFTER

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY

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

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ350-355-122330-

<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"">439 AM CST SAT DEC 12 2015

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM CST THIS MORNING

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS BUILDING

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">TO 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">UP TO 8 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. A

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

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ370-375-122330-

<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"">439 AM CST SAT DEC 12 2015

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">BUILDING TO 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. A

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED 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"">.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 25 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...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 20 TO

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">UP TO 11 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET AFTER

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Army Corp of Engineers

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

www.brazospilots.com

 

NOAA

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