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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:Thursday, December 31, 2015
Priority:Normal
Notice:

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">December 31, 2015             Thursday

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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 outbound traffic only

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1005     Pilots resumed boarding inbound traffic and remains 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">Currently    51 F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High          56° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind Chill  46° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  30.21 in / 1023.6 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint    42° 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 13 mph

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High          55° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind Chill  47° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity   80° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 30.20 in / 1022.7 mb

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<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind N 17 mph

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently   53° 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  50° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 30.21 in  / 1022.8 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint   45° 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 10 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">Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56. Northeast wind around 10 mph.

Tonight: A 30 percent chance of rain, mainly before midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 45. North wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

New Year's Day: A 40 percent chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 48. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Friday Night: A 40 percent chance of rain. Cloudy, with a low around 40. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

Saturday: A 40 percent chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 48. North wind around 5 mph.

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

Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 55.

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

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 60.

Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 43.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 59.

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

Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">A 30 percent chance of rain or drizzle, mainly before noon. Cloudy, with a high near 55. Breezy, with a north wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Tonight: A 30 percent chance of rain. Cloudy, with a low around 46. Windy, with a north wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.

New Year's Day: A 40 percent chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 49. Windy, with a north wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.

Friday Night: A 50 percent chance of rain. Cloudy, with a low around 42. Breezy, with a north wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

Saturday: A 50 percent chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 49. Breezy, with a north wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Saturday Night: A 40 percent chance of rain. Cloudy, with a low around 42.

Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 53.

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

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 57.

Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 48.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 57.

Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52.

Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">A 30 percent chance of rain or drizzle, mainly before noon. Cloudy, with a high near 57. Northeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Tonight: A 30 percent chance of rain. Cloudy, with a low around 47. Breezy, with a north wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

New Year's Day: A 50 percent chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 49. Windy, with a north wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

Friday Night: A 50 percent chance of rain. Cloudy, with a low around 40. North wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Saturday: A 50 percent chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 49. North wind 10 to 15 mph.

Saturday Night: A 50 percent chance of rain. Cloudy, with a low around 38.

Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 54.

Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 42.

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 59.

Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 47.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 59.

Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51.

Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 63.

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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) @ 0736 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.0 ft Falling = 46’00”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.5 ft Falling = 46’05”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2.1 ft Rising = 47’01”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.7 ft Rising = 46’07”

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 0736 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 NNE, gusts to 15 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">11 knots from NE, gusts to 16 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">17 knots from ENE, gusts to 21 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"">327 AM CST THU DEC 31 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"">GMZ300-312230-

<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"">327 AM CST THU DEC 31 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"">INCREASING WINDS AND BUILDING SEAS THROUGH THE END OF THE WORKWEEK

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">IN RESPONSE A TIGHTENING SURFACE PRESSURE GRADIENT BETWEEN A

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE BUILDING INTO THE AREA FROM THE CENTRAL US

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">AND A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM OVER THE SOUTHWESTERN GULF OF MEXICO.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">CAUTION FLAGS AND SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES ARE IN EFFECT...AND GALE

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">WARNINGS MIGHT BE NEEDED ON FRIDAY. A GRADUAL DECREASE IN WINDS

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">AND SEAS IS ANTICIPATED OVER THE WEEKEND. OCCASIONAL PERIODS OF

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">LIGHT RAIN AND DRIZZLE ARE POSSIBLE.

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ330-335-312230-

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON CST TODAY THROUGH

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">12Z FRIDAY...

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND DRIZZLE IN THE MORNING AND A SLIGHT

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.TONIGHT...NORTH 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"">.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 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.

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

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

<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 CHANCE OF RAIN.

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

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

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ350-355-312230-

<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"">327 AM CST THU DEC 31 2015

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON CST TODAY THROUGH

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">12Z FRIDAY...

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND DRIZZLE IN THE MORNING AND A SLIGHT

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ370-375-312230-

<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"">327 AM CST THU DEC 31 2015

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH 12Z FRIDAY...

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 20 TO

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">AROUND 40 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 9 FEET. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET. A

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Port of Houston Authority

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ACOE Project Depth for Houston Ship Channel

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<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">45 feet/13.72 meters up to Shell Oiltanking

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">40 feet/12.19 meters up to S.P. Slip

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">36 feet/10.97 meters to the Turning Basin

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">40 feet/12.19 meters Barbours Cut Channel

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">40 feet/12.19 meters Bayport Channel

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Please note the above information is based on the Corp of Engineers – Project draft for the Houston Ship Channel, if you have a question regarding deep draft in Houston Ship Channel or alongside a berth, please contact our operations department

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">197’ (Morgan’s Point)

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">197’ (below Fred Hartman Bridge – Baytown)

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">175' (Baytown/LaPorte Bridge)

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">197’ (Battleship Texas)

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">175' (Beltway 8 Bridge)

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">197’ (Power Plant)

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">135' (Loop 610 Bridge)

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Air drafts clearances are based on MHW // Vessels should allow an additional 10 feet clearance for the Power Lines

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Army Corp of Engineers

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

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

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

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

www.brazospilots.com

 

NOAA

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