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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:Wednesday, March 16, 2016
Priority:Normal
Notice:

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">March 16, 2016             Wednesday

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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">Wednesday

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High          82° 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  29.93 in / 1014.1 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint    68° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Visibility      4 miles

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

<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    68° F

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity  100° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  29.95 in / 1014.3 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint   68° F

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

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently   70° 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   97° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  29.94 in  / 1013.7 mb

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind SE 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">A 20 percent chance of showers after 1pm. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 82. Northeast wind around 10 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.

Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

Thursday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

Thursday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. East wind around 5 mph.

Friday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. East wind around 5 mph.

Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a low around 58. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 67.

Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 48.

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 66.

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

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 71.

Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 55.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Areas of fog before 1pm. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 74. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. East wind around 10 mph.

Thursday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. East wind around 10 mph.

Friday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. East wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Saturday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 66. Breezy.

Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 55. Breezy.

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 65.

Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 55.

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 67.

Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 62.

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Patchy fog before 1pm. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. Northeast wind 5 to 15 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

Thursday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

Thursday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

Friday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 73. East wind around 10 mph.

Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 67. Breezy.

Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 53.

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 66.

Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 52.

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 68.

Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 61.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.

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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) @ 0720 hrs

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0.8 ft Rising = 45’08”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0.5 ft Rising = 45’05”

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 0720 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">3 knots from ESE, gusts to 4 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">5 knots from SE, 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"">FZUS54 KHGX 160836

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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 CHANNEL

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">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"">GMZ300-162130-

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">336 AM CDT WED MAR 16 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"">LIGHT WINDS AND LOW SEAS ARE EXPECTED TODAY. SOME MORNING FOG IS POSSIBLE

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">TOO. LIGHT SOUTHEAST WINDS TONIGHT AND THURSDAY BECOME MORE EASTERLY

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">AND STRENGTHEN ON THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">OFF THE COAST LATE FRIDAY NIGHT OR EARLY SATURDAY MORNING WITH MODERATE

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">TO STRONG OFFSHORE WINDS AND RISING SEAS DEVELOPING IN ITS WAKE. CAUTION

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">FLAGS WILL BE NEEDED FOR THE BAYS AND ADVISORIES WILL LIKELY BE NEEDED

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">FOR THE WATERS OFF THE COAST. ONSHORE WINDS CAN BE EXPECTED TO RETURN

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">TO THE AREA AND STRENGTHEN DURING THE FIRST HALF OF NEXT WEEK.

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ330-335-162130-

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">336 AM CDT WED MAR 16 2016

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.TODAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">BAY WATERS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. PATCHY FOG WITH VISIBILITY POSSIBLY

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">DROPPING TO 1 NM OR LESS EARLY IN THE MORNING. PATCHY FOG LATE IN THE

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST AFTER

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ350-355-162130-

<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"">336 AM CDT WED MAR 16 2016

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. AREAS OF FOG WITH VISIBILITY POSSIBLY DROPPING TO

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">1 NM OR LESS EARLY IN THE MORNING. PATCHY FOG LATE IN THE MORNING.

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A CHANCE

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. A CHANCE OF

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO 10

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ370-375-162130-

<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"">336 AM CDT WED MAR 16 2016

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.TODAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">SEAS 3 FEET. AREAS OF FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING.

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 20 TO 25 KNOTS

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 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">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

 

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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.