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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:Saturday, March 05, 2016
Priority:Normal
Notice:

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

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<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">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

<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">Saturday

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

<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          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    96%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  30.15 in / 1021.5 mb

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

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

<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    93° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  30.16in / 1021.2 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint   54° 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 E 6 mph

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

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

<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         70° 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   96° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  30.15 in  / 1020.8 mb

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Visibility    0.25 miles

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind N 3 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">Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 75. Light east wind becoming southeast 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

Tonight: Patchy fog after midnight. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 56. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 74. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.

Sunday Night: Isolated showers after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 10%.

Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. Breezy, with a southeast wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 68.

Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Tuesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Wednesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.

Thursday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73.

Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56.

Friday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, 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. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

Tonight: Patchy fog after 1am. Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 60. Southeast wind around 10 mph.

Sunday: Patchy fog before 7am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 70. 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. Breezy, with a southeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 10%.

Monday: Isolated showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 7am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. Breezy, with a southeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. 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. Breezy.

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

Tuesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 7pm. Cloudy, with a low around 66. Windy. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 71. Windy. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Wednesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

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

Thursday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59.

Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 68.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Mostly sunny, with a high near 70. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

Tonight: Patchy fog after midnight. Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 58. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

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

Sunday Night: Isolated showers after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 10%.

Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. Breezy, with a southeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Breezy.

Tuesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 75. Breezy.

Tuesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a low around 68. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

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

Wednesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.

Thursday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70.

Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.

Friday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 69.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook<span-size:11.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"> HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX 432 AM CST SAT MAR 5 2016   TXZ163-164-176>179-195>200-210>214-226-227-235>238-061045- AUSTIN-BRAZORIA-BRAZOS-BURLESON-CHAMBERS-COLORADO-FORT BEND- GALVESTON-GRIMES-HARRIS-HOUSTON-JACKSON-LIBERTY-MADISON-MATAGORDA- MONTGOMERY-POLK-SAN JACINTO-TRINITY-WALKER-WALLER-WASHINGTON- WHARTON- 432 AM CST SAT MAR 5 2016   THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST TEXAS.   .DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT   PATCHY FOG...SOME LOCALLY DENSE...WILL PREVAIL THROUGH THE EARLY MORNING. VISIBILITIES ARE GENERALLY BETWEEN 2 AND 4 MILES WITH A FEW LOCATIONS REPORTING VISIBILITY LESS THAN A MILE IN FOG. THE FOG IS SHALLOW AND SHOULD BURN OFF WITHIN AN HOUR OR SO OF SUNRISE.   .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY   A POTENT UPPER LEVEL STORM SYSTEM WILL APPROACH SOUTHEAST TEXAS ON TUESDAY. A SERIES OF UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE ROTATING AROUND THIS FEATURE WILL BRING PERIODS OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS SOUTHEAST TEXAS TUESDAY THROUGH FRIDAY.   A STRONG DISTURBANCE ON TUESDAY AFTERNOON COUPLED WITH STRONG HEATING AND MODEST INSTABILITY COULD YIELD A FEW STRONG TO SEVERE STORMS TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING. THE SEVERE WEATHER EVENT ON TUESDAY WILL TRANSITION TO MORE OF A HEAVY RAIN/FLOOD THREAT BY EARLY WEDNESDAY. ADDITIONAL SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED THURSDAY AND FRIDAY BUT THE INTENSITY AND COVERAGE SHOULD BEGIN TO WANE. RAINFALL ACROSS SOUTHEAST BETWEEN TUESDAY AND FRIDAY WILL AVERAGE BETWEEN 3 AND 5 INCHES NORTHEAST AND 1 TO 3 INCHES OVER THE SOUTHWEST. LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE IF TRAINING OF STORMS DEVELOPS.   IN ADDITION TO THE PRECIPITATION...STRONG AND PERSISTENT SOUTHEAST WINDS WILL PRODUCE BREEZY CONDITIONS MONDAY...TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY. TIDES WILL BEGIN TO INCREASE AND SOME MINOR COASTAL FLOODING WILL BE POSSIBLE ALONG THE UPPER TEXAS COAST LATE TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY.   .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...   EMERGENCY MANAGERS AND STORM SPOTTERS MAY REQUIRE ACTIVATION ON TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY.   $$

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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) @ 0656 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0.4 ft Steady = 45’04”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0.7 ft Steady = 45’07”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0.2 ft Rising = 45’02”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0.1 ft Steady = 45’01”

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 0656 hrs 

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

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<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 ESE, gusts to 6 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"">COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR TEXAS

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

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

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ300-060015-

<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"">515 AM CST SAT MAR 5 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"">STRONG WINDS ARE EXPECTED MONDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY WITH A LONG

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">FETCH AS A STORM SYSTEM MOVES INTO THE STATE. SMALL CRAFT

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">ADVISORIES ARE LIKELY OVER THE GULF WATERS BY MONDAY NIGHT.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">ABNORMALLY HIGH TIDES ARE ALSO LIKELY DURING THE MID WEEK PERIOD.

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ330-335-060015-

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">515 AM CST SAT MAR 5 2016

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

<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"">.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 BECOMING 15 TO

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND

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

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

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ350-355-060015-

<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"">515 AM CST SAT MAR 5 2016

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. 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 AROUND 20 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 SHOWERS AND

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 8 TO 10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">UP TO 13 FEET SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">10 FEET SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ370-375-060015-

<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"">515 AM CST SAT MAR 5 2016

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">BUILDING TO 5 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET AFTER

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">MIDNIGHT. ISOLATED SHOWERS AFTER 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 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">25 TO 30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">UP TO 17 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 10 TO 13 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">SEAS UP TO 17 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AFTER

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">MIDNIGHT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 14 FEET

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET AFTER

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