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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:Friday, December 25, 2015
Priority:Normal
Notice:

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update  

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Houston // Closed to all traffic – remains closed due to fog

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">12/21

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2110     Pilots suspended inbound vessel traffic // outbound traffic only – due to fog

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">12/22

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0100     Pilots suspended outbound traffic // inbound traffic remains suspended – due to fog

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2200     Pilots resumed boarding outbound traffic only

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">12/23

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0720     Pilots resumed boarding all traffic

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2220     Pilots suspended boarding all traffic – due to fog 

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Present traffic on HSC

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">43         Vessels set to proceed inbound

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">33         Vessels set to proceed outbound

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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 // Closed to all traffic  

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

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<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          80° 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    90%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  29.94 in / 1014.2 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint    72° F

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

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

<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    70° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High          72° 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 29.96 in / 1009.7 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint   70° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Visibility      1 miles

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

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

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<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         75° F

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<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity   96° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 29.94 in  / 1013.8 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint   74° F

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Christmas Day: <span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. South wind 5 to 15 mph.

Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Saturday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms. High near 72. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

Sunday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before midnight. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 44. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 53.

Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 34.

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 53.

Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 42.

Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 57.

Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 41.

Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 57.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Christmas Day: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Patchy dense fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. South wind around 10 mph.

Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Patchy fog. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Patchy fog. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. Breezy, with a southeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Saturday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Patchy fog. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Breezy, with a southeast wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms. Patchy fog before noon. High near 72. Windy, with a south wind 20 to 25 mph becoming southwest 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

Sunday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 47. Windy.

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 55. Windy.

Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 40.

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 53.

Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 48.

Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 58.

Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 49.

Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 58

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Christmas Day: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Patchy dense fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. South wind around 10 mph.

Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Breezy, with a southeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Saturday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Breezy, with a southeast wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 71. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

Sunday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 45. Breezy.

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 54. Breezy.

Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 36.

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 53.

Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46.

Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 59.

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

Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 58.

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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 630 AM CST FRI DEC 25 2015   ...DENSE FOG ADVISORY FOR THE COASTAL COUNTIES THROUGH 9 AM...   .AN UNSEASONABLY WARM AND MOIST AIR MASS AND LIGHT WINDS HAS CREATED A FAVORABLE ENVIRONMENT FOR FOG. THE FOG IS RESTRICTING VISIBILITY TO A 1/2 MILE OR LESS IN MANY LOCATIONS.   TXZ214-226-235>238-251500- /O.NEW.KHGX.FG.Y.0036.151225T1230Z-151225T1500Z/ BRAZORIA-CHAMBERS-GALVESTON-JACKSON-MATAGORDA-WHARTON- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ALVIN...ANAHUAC...ANGLETON...BAY CITY... EDNA...EL CAMPO...FREEPORT...FRIENDSWOOD...GALVESTON... LAKE JACKSON...LEAGUE CITY...MONT BELVIEU...PALACIOS...PEARLAND... PIERCE...TEXAS CITY...WHARTON...WINNIE 630 AM CST FRI DEC 25 2015   ...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST THIS MORNING...   THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HOUSTON/GALVESTON HAS ISSUED A DENSE FOG ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST THIS MORNING.   * EVENT...DENSE FOG   * TIMING...THROUGH MID MORNING.   * IMPACT...AREAS OF DENSE FOG WILL MAKE TRAVEL DIFFICULT IN THE   ADVISORY AREA.   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.   &&   $$    
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<span-size:11.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Hazardous Weather Outlook HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX 526 AM CST FRI DEC 25 2015   TXZ163-164-176>179-195>200-210>214-226-227-235>238-261130- AUSTIN-BRAZORIA-BRAZOS-BURLESON-CHAMBERS-COLORADO-FORT BEND- GALVESTON-GRIMES-HARRIS-HOUSTON-JACKSON-LIBERTY-MADISON-MATAGORDA- MONTGOMERY-POLK-SAN JACINTO-TRINITY-WALKER-WALLER-WASHINGTON- WHARTON- 526 AM CST FRI DEC 25 2015   THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST TEXAS.   .DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT   PATCHY DENSE FOG MAY CREATE HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS THROUGH MID MORNING. VISIBILITIES MAY FLUCTUATE RAPIDLY... AND MOTORISTS ARE URGED TO REDUCE SPEED AND USE LOW BEAM HEADLIGHTS.   .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY   SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED LATE SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY AS A STRONG UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE APPROACHES THE STATE. THERE MAY BE POTENTIAL FOR STRONG TO SEVERE STORMS AND HEAVY RAINFALL ON SUNDAY AS THE SYSTEM REACHES THE REGION. THE PRIMARY SEVERE WEATHER HAZARD WILL BE STRONG GUSTY WINDS AND ISOLATED TORNADOES.   .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...   SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.   $$ <span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#1F497D"> 

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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">NOAA USGULF Offshore Waters Weather

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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) @ 0504 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2.0 ft Falling = 47’00”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2.2 ft Falling = 47’02”

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.8 ft Falling = 46’08”

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 0504 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">3 knots from SE, 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">12 knots from S, 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">9 knots from SW, gusts to 11 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 250942

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

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

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

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

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">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"">342 AM CST FRI DEC 25 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"">FOG WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE WEEKEND FOR THE BAYS AND NEARSHORE

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">AREAS. AT TIMES THE FOG MAY BECOME DENSE WITH VISIBILITIES DOWN

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">NEAR 1/4 MILE. SOME IMPROVEMENT IS POSSIBLE IN THE AFTERNOON BUT

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">IS LIKELY TO RETURN QUICKLY AS THE DEEP MOIST SOUTHERLY FLOW

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">REMAINS IN PLACE. WINDS SHOULD STRENGTHEN SATURDAY MORNING AND

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">THEN STRENGTHEN FURTHER SATURDAY NIGHT. SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">WILL BE LIKELY LATE SATURDAY AS LARGE SWELLS COMBINE WITH THE

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">STRONG WINDS LEADING TO HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS. A STORM SYSTEM AND

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">ASSOCIATED COLD FRONT SHOULD SWEEP THROUGH THE REGION FROM WEST TO

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">EAST LATE SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING. STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">BE LIKELY WITH CONTINUED STRONG WINDS BECOMING OFFSHORE. SEAS

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">SHOULD SLOWLY LOWER MONDAY AS WINDS FINALLY BEGIN TO RELAX. A WARM

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">FRONT MAY RETURN WEDNESDAY BRINGING BACK THE FOG AND

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ335-252215-

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">342 AM CST FRI DEC 25 2015

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM CST THIS AFTERNOON...

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">FOG THAT MAY BE DENSE AT TIMES. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS CHOPPY. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. SHOWERS

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 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.

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH BECOMING

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ330-252215-

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">342 AM CST FRI DEC 25 2015

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM CST THIS AFTERNOON...

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">FOG THAT MAY BE DENSE AT TIMES. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS ROUGH BECOMING CHOPPY IN

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH BECOMING

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ350-355-252215-

<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"">342 AM CST FRI DEC 25 2015

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM CST THIS AFTERNOON...

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. AREAS OF FOG

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">THAT MAY BE DENSE AT TIMES. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. PATCHY FOG. A SLIGHT

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST 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. PATCHY FOG. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING 20 TO

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">TO 8 FEET. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">10 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A CHANCE OF

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ370-375-252215-

<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"">342 AM CST FRI DEC 25 2015

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">25 TO 30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">UP TO 13 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 7 TO 10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">13 FEET SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">10 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">UP TO 13 FEET BUILDING TO 9 TO 12 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">15 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 8 TO 11 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">UP TO 14 FEET SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">11 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">SEAS UP TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#1F497D"> 

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#1F497D"> 

Port of Houston Authority

http://www.portofhouston.com/<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#1F497D">

ACOE Project Depth for Houston Ship Channel

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

<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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;display:none"> 

<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

<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">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

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

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

<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

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

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

<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”.

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#1F497D"> 

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">

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

<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">

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

<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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