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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:Tuesday, December 29, 2015
Priority:Normal
Notice:

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">December 29, 2015             Tuesday

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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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<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">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">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

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<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

1005     Pilots resumed boarding outbound traffic

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">12/27

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1215     Pilots suspended boarding inbound and outbound vessels due to high winds and rough seas

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2000     USCG VTS – closure for dredge pipeline operations // located below San Jacinto Battleship and above mouth of San Jacinto River

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2330     Dredge pipeline operations completed – open at Buoy 128

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">12/28

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0400     Pilots resumed boarding outbound traffic only // inbound remains suspended / due to wind and rough seas

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0830     Pilots resumed boarding inbound traffic and remains boarding outbound 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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently    43 F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High          57° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind Chill  40° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  30.09 in / 1019.3 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint    36° F

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High          57° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind Chill  41° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity   83° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 30.09 in / 1018.8 mb

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

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently   41° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind Chill  38° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity   93° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 30.08 in  / 1018.6 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint   39° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind N 5 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">Cloudy, with a high near 57. East wind around 5 mph.

Tonight: A 40 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

Wednesday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 59. North wind around 10 mph.

Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of rain after midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 45. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

Thursday: A 40 percent chance of rain, mainly after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 56. North wind around 10 mph.

Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of rain. Cloudy, with a low around 40.

New Year's Day: A 40 percent chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 49.

Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of rain before midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 38.

Saturday: A 20 percent chance of rain after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 48.

Saturday Night: Cloudy, with a low around 38.

Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 54.

Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 40.

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 59

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Cloudy, with a high near 57. Northeast wind around 10 mph.

Tonight: A 50 percent chance of rain after 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Wednesday: A 50 percent chance of rain, mainly before 7am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 60. Northeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Wednesday Night: A slight chance of rain before 7pm, then a slight chance of rain after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 52. Northeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Thursday: A 40 percent chance of rain, mainly after 7am. Cloudy, with a high near 57. Breezy, with a northeast wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Thursday Night: A 50 percent chance of rain. Cloudy, with a low around 44. Breezy.

New Year's Day: A 50 percent chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 51. Breezy.

Friday Night: A 50 percent chance of rain, mainly before 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 42. Breezy.

Saturday: A 20 percent chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 48. Breezy.

Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of rain. Cloudy, with a low around 44.

Sunday: A 20 percent chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 54.

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

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 58.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Cloudy, with a high near 59. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon.

Tonight: A 50 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 61. North wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of rain after midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 50. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Thursday: A 50 percent chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 57. Breezy, with a northeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Thursday Night: A 40 percent chance of rain. Cloudy, with a low around 44. Breezy.

New Year's Day: A 50 percent chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 51. Breezy.

Friday Night: A 40 percent chance of rain, mainly before midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 41. Breezy.

Saturday: A 20 percent chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 50.

Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of rain, mainly before midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 42.

Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 55.

Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 45.

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 59.

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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) @ 0804 hrs

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

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

<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">1.5 ft Steady = 46’05”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.3 ft Steady = 46’03”

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 0804 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">7 knots from NNE, gusts to 8 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">6 knots from ENE, 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">7 knots from ENE, gusts to 10 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"">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"">446 AM CST TUE DEC 29 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"">GMZ300-292330-

<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"">446 AM CST TUE DEC 29 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"">HIGH PRESSURE WILL MOVE EAST TODAY AND ALLOW A WARM FRONT TO MOVE

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">BACK NORTH INTO THE COASTAL WATERS. THE FRONT SHOULD REACH NEAR

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">THE MATAGORDA BAY AREA TUESDAY NIGHT BEFORE A REINFORCING COLD

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">FRONT MOVES OFF THE COAST ON WEDNESDAY. OFFSHORE WINDS SHOULD THEN

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">CONTINUE INTO THE WEEKEND. SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES MAY BE NEEDED

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">BEGINNING THURSDAY ESPECIALLY FOR OFFSHORE WATERS OF THE UPPER

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ330-335-292330-

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">446 AM CST TUE DEC 29 2015

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

<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 CHANCE OF RAIN.

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 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. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN A

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

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

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ350-355-292330-

<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"">446 AM CST TUE DEC 29 2015

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">4 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">5 FEET. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ370-375-292330-

<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"">446 AM CST TUE DEC 29 2015

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 9 FEET WITH

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO

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

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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">HSC Air Drafts Restrictions

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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

 

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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.