Skip to main content

Freeport

Go Search
All Ports
Freeport
FRPT Calendar
  
Freeport > Pages > Notices  

Web Part Page Title Bar image
Notices

 Year

 Month

 Port Updates

SubjectDatePriority
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:Sunday, December 27, 2015
Priority:Normal
Notice:

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">December 27, 2015             Sunday

<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, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update  

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

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

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

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

<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

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

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

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

<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

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

<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 

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">12/25

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1330     Pilots resumed boarding inbound traffic only

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1651     Pilots suspended boarding inbound traffic and outbound traffic remains suspended due to fog

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">12/26

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0500     Pilots resumed boarding inbound traffic only

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1005     Pilots resumed boarding outbound traffic and remains boarding inbound traffic

<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">Present traffic on HSC

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">24         Vessels set to proceed inbound

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">11         Vessels set to proceed outbound

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

<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">Sunday

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently    76° 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    85%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  29.66 in / 1004.9 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 SE 14 mph, Gusts up to 24 mph

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High          73° 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 29.70 in / 1005.6 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      7 miles

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind SE 14 mph

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 29.65 in  / 1024.0 mb

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Visibility      9 miles

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind S 16 mph, gusts up to 26 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. Some storms could be severe, with gusty winds. Temperature rising to near 75 by noon, then falling to around 68 during the remainder of the day. Windy, with a southeast wind 15 to 25 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%.

Tonight: Showers likely, mainly before midnight. Cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 41. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 53. Breezy, with a west wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 39. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming north after midnight.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 58. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.

Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51.

Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 62.

Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 42.

Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 54.

Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40.

New Year's Day: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 52.

Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38.

Saturday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 52.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 7am. Some storms could be severe, with gusty winds. High near 73. Windy, with a southeast wind 20 to 25 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms before 7pm, then showers likely. Some storms could be severe, with gusty winds. Low around 45. Windy, with a west wind 25 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers before 7am. Sunny, with a high near 53. Windy, with a west wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.

Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 46. West wind 5 to 15 mph becoming north after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 59. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon.

Tuesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers after 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55.

Wednesday: A 40 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 61.

Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers before 7pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 49.

Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 56.

Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. Breezy.

New Year's Day: A 20 percent chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 53. Breezy.

Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. Breezy.

Saturday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 52

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 7am. Some storms could be severe, with gusty winds. High near 75. Windy, with a southeast wind 20 to 25 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms before 7pm, then a chance of showers. Some storms could be severe, with gusty winds. Low around 43. Windy, with a west wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers before 7am. Sunny, with a high near 54. Windy, with a west wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 41. North wind 5 to 15 mph.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 62. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon.

Tuesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers after 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54.

Wednesday: A 40 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 62.

Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers before 7pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 46.

Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 56.

Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45.

New Year's Day: A 20 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 54.

Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42.

Saturday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 52.

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

Wind Advisory<span-size:11.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"> URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX 250 AM CST SUN DEC 27 2015   ...A WIND ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT THROUGH 7 PM...   .A STRONG STORM SYSTEM OVER WEST TEXAS WILL PRODUCE STRONG SOUTH TO SOUTHEAST WINDS OF 20 TO 25 MPH TODAY. THERE WILL BE A BRIEF LULL IN THE WINDS AS A COLD FRONT APPROACHES...BUT WINDS WILL SHIFT TO THE WEST IN THE WAKE OF THE FRONT AND INCREASE AGAIN TO AROUND 25 MPH.   TXZ176-195>199-210>214-226-227-235>238-280100- /O.NEW.KHGX.WI.Y.0018.151227T0850Z-151228T0100Z/ AUSTIN-BRAZORIA-BRAZOS-BURLESON-CHAMBERS-COLORADO-FORT BEND- GALVESTON-GRIMES-HARRIS-JACKSON-MADISON-MATAGORDA-MONTGOMERY- WALLER-WASHINGTON-WHARTON- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ALVIN...ANAHUAC...ANGLETON...BAY CITY... BELLVILLE...BRENHAM...BROOKSHIRE...BRYAN...CALDWELL... COLLEGE STATION...COLUMBUS...CONROE...EAGLE LAKE...EDNA... EL CAMPO...FREEPORT...FRIENDSWOOD...GALVESTON...HEMPSTEAD... HOUSTON...HUMBLE...KATY...LAKE JACKSON...LAKE SOMERVILLE... LEAGUE CITY...MADISONVILLE...MISSOURI CITY...MONT BELVIEU... NAVASOTA...PALACIOS...PASADENA...PEARLAND...PIERCE... PRAIRIE VIEW...RICHMOND...ROSENBERG...SEALY...SUGAR LAND... TEXAS CITY...THE WOODLANDS...TOMBALL...WEIMAR...WHARTON... WILLIS...WINNIE 250 AM CST SUN DEC 27 2015   ...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CST THIS EVENING...   THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HOUSTON/GALVESTON HAS ISSUED A WIND ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CST THIS EVENING.   * EVENT...SOUTH TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH.   * TIMING...THIS MORNING...AND AGAIN LATE THIS AFTERNOON.   * IMPACT...UNSECURED ITEMS WILL BE BLOWN AROUND AND POSSIBLY   DAMAGED. DRIVING HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES COULD BECOME DANGEROUS.   PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...   DRIVERS OF VANS...CAMPERS...TRAILERS...AND OTHER HIGH-PROFILE VEHICLES SHOULD BE ALERT TO THE DANGER OF THESE WINDS... ESPECIALLY WHEN DRIVING ALONG EAST TO WEST ORIENTED ROADS   &&   $$  
<span-size:9.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

<span-size:9.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"> 

<span-size:11.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Hazardous Weather Outlook HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX 423 AM CST SUN DEC 27 2015   TXZ176-195>199-210>214-226-227-235>238-281030- AUSTIN-BRAZORIA-BRAZOS-BURLESON-CHAMBERS-COLORADO-FORT BEND- GALVESTON-GRIMES-HARRIS-JACKSON-MADISON-MATAGORDA-MONTGOMERY- WALLER-WASHINGTON-WHARTON- 423 AM CST SUN DEC 27 2015   THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST TEXAS.   .DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT   A WIND ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT TODAY. SOUTH TO SOUTHEAST WINDS OF 20 TO 25 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS WILL MAKE DRIVING HIGH PROFILE ON EAST WEST ROADS HAZARDOUS. UNSECURED ITEMS WILL BE BLOWN AROUND BY GUSTY WINDS. IN ADDITION...A LINE OF STRONG TO SEVERE STORMS OVER CENTRAL TEXAS WILL APPROACH THE REGION LATER THIS MORNING. SOME OF THE STORMS COULD PRODUCE DAMAGING WIND GUSTS OR AN ISOLATED TORNADO.   .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY   NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.   .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...   EMERGENCY MANAGERS AND STORM SPOTTERS SHOULD PREPARE FOR ACTIVATION TODAY.   $$  
<span-size:9.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

<span-size:9.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"> 

<span-size:11.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Coastal Flood Advisory COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX 400 AM CST SUN DEC 27 2015   ...ELEVATED TIDE LEVELS AND A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...   .STRONG SOUTHERLY WINDS...ELEVATED TIDES AND BUILDING SEAS WILL LEAD TO HIGH WAVE RUN UP ON AREA BEACHES. WATER MAY REACH THE INTERSECTION OF HIGHWAY 87 AT HIGHWAY 184 ON THE BOLIVAR PENINSULA AND COULD IMPACT OTHER FLOOD PRONE LOW LYING AREAS ALONG GALVESTON TO NEAR SURFSIDE. A HIGH RISK OF STRONG RIP CURRENTS WILL PERSIST TODAY WITH STRONG WIND ENHANCED TIDAL CURRENTS. IMPROVING CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TONIGHT IN THE WAKE OF A STRONG COLD FRONT PASSING THROUGH THE AREA AFTERNOON.   TXZ238-271800- /O.CON.KHGX.CF.Y.0009.000000T0000Z-151228T0000Z/ GALVESTON- 400 AM CST SUN DEC 27 2015   ...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS EVENING...   * HAZARDS...MINOR COASTAL FLOODING AND A HIGH RISK OF STRONG RIP   CURRENTS.   * COASTAL FLOODING...WATER MAY COVER THE ROAD AT TIMES ON   HIGHWAY 87 AT HIGHWAY 124 ON BOLIVAR PENINSULA...AS WELL AS   OTHER LOWEST LYING ROADS ALONG THE BEACH AND THE INTERCOASTAL   BAY SIDE.   * TIMING...THROUGH LATE SUNDAY AFTERNOON.   * EXPECTED LEVELS...3 TO 3.5 FEET MLLW.   &&   PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...   A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY INDICATES THAT ONSHORE WINDS AND TIDES WILL COMBINE TO GENERATE FLOODING OF LOW AREAS ALONG THE SHORE.   &&   $$

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

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

<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/

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

<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

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

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

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

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

<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">MARSEC LEVEL 1

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

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

<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) @ 0604 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2.6 ft Steady = 47’06”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2.8 ft Falling = 47’08”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2.5 ft Falling = 47’05”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2.5 ft Steady = 47’05”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 0604 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">10 knots from ESE, gusts to 14 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 SE, gusts to 15 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">11 knots from S, gusts to 14 knots

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

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

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

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

<span-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:#1F497D">NOAA Weather Galveston Bay & Matagorda Bay

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">FZUS54 KHGX 270936

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

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

<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"">336 AM CST SUN DEC 27 2015

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

<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

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

<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.

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ300-272245-

<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"">336 AM CST SUN DEC 27 2015

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

<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"">STRONG SOUTHERLY WINDS AND HAZARDOUS ROUGH SEAS WILL PREVAIL

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">TODAY AND TONIGHT. A GALE WARNING IS IN EFFECT AFTER 9 AM FOR MOST

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">OF THE COASTAL WATERS BUT GALVESTON BAY. SOUTH WINDS WILL COME TO

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">AN END AS A VERY STRONG COLD FRONT SWEEPS THROUGH THE REGION THIS

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">AFTERNOON. STRONG WESTERLY WINDS IN THE WAKE OF THE FRONT SHOULD

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GRADUALLY DIMINISH MONDAY MORNING AND AFTERNOON. OFFSHORE FLOW

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">WILL PREVAIL MONDAY BEFORE A WARM FRONT CREEPS BACK NORTH INTO THE

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">AREA TUESDAY NIGHT. ANOTHER HIGH PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL DROP SOUTH

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">AND RETURN THE OFFSHORE FLOW AND SHOULD CONTINUE THROUGH SATURDAY.

<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"">GMZ335-272245-

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">336 AM CST SUN DEC 27 2015

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

<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 20 TO 25 KNOTS AND GUSTY BECOMING SOUTH

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE GUSTY WINDS IN THE MORNING. SOME

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE SEVERE WITH GUSTY WINDS IN THE AFTERNOON.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS AND GUSTY. BAY WATERS ROUGH.

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 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 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.

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ355-272245-

<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"">336 AM CST SUN DEC 27 2015

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM CST THIS MORNING THROUGH LATE

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">30 KNOTS AND GUSTY IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 7 TO 10 FEET WITH

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 13 FEET. THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS AND GUSTY. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">7 FEET.

<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. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

<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. SEAS 2 TO 3 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"">.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 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 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

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

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

<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"">GMZ375-272245-

<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"">336 AM CST SUN DEC 27 2015

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM CST THIS MORNING THROUGH LATE

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS AND GUSTY BECOMING SOUTH

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 10 TO 14 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 18

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS AND GUSTY. SEAS 9 TO 12 FEET

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 15 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">11 FEET SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">8 FEET IN 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. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.

<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. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE

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

<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"">15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A CHANCE OF

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 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 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. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ330-272245-

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">336 AM CST SUN DEC 27 2015

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM CST THIS MORNING THROUGH LATE

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 40 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS CHOPPY

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE GUSTY WINDS IN THE MORNING. SOME

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE SEVERE WITH GUSTY WINDS IN THE AFTERNOON.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS AND GUSTY. BAY WATERS ROUGH.

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

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

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

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

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

<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 BECOMING SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY

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

<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 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.

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

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

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

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

<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"">GMZ350-272245-

<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"">336 AM CST SUN DEC 27 2015

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM CST THIS MORNING THROUGH LATE

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">AND GUSTY IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 9 TO 11 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">SEAS UP TO 14 FEET SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">UP TO 13 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH FREQUENT GUSTS NEAR 40

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 13 FEET

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">CHANCE OF SHOWERS 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. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">UP TO 8 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET IN 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. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

<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. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

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

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

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

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

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

<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"">GMZ370-272245-

<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"">336 AM CST SUN DEC 27 2015

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM CST THIS MORNING THROUGH LATE

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS AND GUSTY BECOMING WEST IN

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 10 TO 14 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 18

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS NEAR 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS NEAR 40 KNOTS.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">SEAS 10 TO 12 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 16 FEET SUBSIDING

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">TO 8 TO 10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 13 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">UP TO 11 FEET SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">8 FEET IN 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. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A CHANCE OF

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 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 4 TO 5 FEET

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.THURSDAY 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 SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER

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

<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:"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">

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

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

www.brazospilots.com

 

NOAA

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Chart viewer<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"> - handy tool for chart reference

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

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

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

National Data Buoy Center

Dial-A-Buoy<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:blue">

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

<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">Best regards,

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Subscribe / Unsubscribe to Daily Port Updates Visit our Moran Shipping Ports Site

www.moranshipping.com<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif"> 

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

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

Notice posted on Sunday, December 27, 2015

Disclaimer
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.