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Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/31/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/30/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/29/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/28/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/27/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/26/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/25/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/23/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/22/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/21/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/20/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/19/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/18/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/17/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/16/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/15/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/14/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/13/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/12/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/11/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/10/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/09/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/08/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/07/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/06/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/05/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/04/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/03/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/02/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/01/2016 Normal

 Daily Port Update

Subject:Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update
Date:Friday, March 04, 2016
Priority:Normal
Notice:

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">March 4, 2016             Friday

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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;color:#C00000">Low water warning in Houston // North wind has pushed water out of Galveston Bay.  Water levels expected to return to normal late tonight with wind change from Southeast.

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#1F497D">03/03

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#1F497D">0035     Pilots suspended boarding all traffic due to fog

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#1F497D">0300     Pilots resumed boarding outbound traffic only

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#1F497D">0600     Pilots resumed boarding inbound 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;color:#1F497D">03/03

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#1F497D">0035     Pilots suspended boarding all traffic due to fog

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#1F497D">0300     Pilots resumed boarding all traffic

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently    58° 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    50%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  30.17 in / 1022.2 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">Friday  

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High          69° 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    67° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  30.15 in / 1021.0 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint   67° 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 NE 9 mph

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High         69° 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   64° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  30.16 in  / 1021.4 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint   43° 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 7 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">Sunny, with a high near 75. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.

Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 51. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 75. Light and variable wind becoming southeast 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 57. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 75. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Sunday Night: Isolated showers after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 10%.

Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75.

Monday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 67.

Tuesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 78.

Tuesday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 66.

Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 77. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 61.

Thursday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 72.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Sunny, with a high near 69. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 59. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 70. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.

Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 69. Southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Sunday Night: Isolated showers after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 10%.

Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70.

Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 66. Breezy.

Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 73. Windy.

Tuesday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 66. Breezy.

Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 72. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 63.

Thursday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Sunny, with a high near 69. Northeast wind around 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon.

Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 58. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 71. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. East wind around 10 mph.

Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 71. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Sunday Night: Isolated showers after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 10%.

Monday: Isolated showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 7am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.

Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 75. Breezy.

Tuesday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 67.

Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 74. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Wednesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Thursday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 70.<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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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) @ 0756 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#C00000">-0.6 ft Falling = 44’06”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#C00000">-0.2 ft Steady = 44’10”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0.3 ft Rising = 45’03”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">-0.0 ft Rising = 45’00”

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 0756 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">5 knots from N, gusts to 7 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">8 knots from NE, gusts to 10 knots

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

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Please visit our WEB Site<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"> www.moranshipping.com<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"> for port tide tables

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">FZUS54 KHGX 040943

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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"">343 AM CST FRI MAR 4 2016

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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"">GMZ300-042215-

<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"">343 AM CST FRI MAR 4 2016

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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"">MODERATE NORTHEASTERLY WINDS WILL BECOME SOUTHEASTERLY LATER THIS

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">AFTERNOON AS HIGH PRESSURE MOVES EASTWARD ACROSS TEXAS INTO THE

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">MISSISSIPPI VALLEY. THE ONSHORE WINDS WILL INCREASE TO ADVISORY

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">LEVELS AT LEAST OVER THE OFFSHORE WATERS DURING THE FIRST FEW DAYS

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">OF THE UPCOMING WEEK AS A STORM SYSTEM MOVES OVER THE STATE.

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ330-335-042215-

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">343 AM CST FRI MAR 4 2016

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ350-355-042215-

<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"">343 AM CST FRI MAR 4 2016

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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 BECOMING EAST AROUND

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">ADVISORY MAY BE REQUIRED.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 9 FEET

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ370-375-042215-

<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"">343 AM CST FRI MAR 4 2016

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 10 TO

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET WITH

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WILL LIKELY BE REQUIRED.

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 8 TO

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">11 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 14 FEET BUILDING TO 10 TO

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">12 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 15 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A

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

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Port of Houston Authority

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ACOE Project Depth for Houston Ship Channel

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Army Corp of Engineers

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

www.brazospilots.com

 

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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.