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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:Monday, March 28, 2016
Priority:Normal
Notice:

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">March 28, 2016             Monday

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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">03/27

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0755     Pilots suspended inbound & outbound traffic due to fog

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1155     Pilots resumed boarding inbound & 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

<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">Monday

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

<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          76° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  30.11 in / 1020.2 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 NE 13 mph

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

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

<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          70° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity    72° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  30.10 in / 1019.3 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint   49° 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 21 mph

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

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

<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         70° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity   77° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  30.11 in  / 1019.7 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint   49° 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 8 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 76. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon.

Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight.

Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.

Wednesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.

Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 80.

Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.

Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.

Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55.

Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 73.

Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 54.

Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 75.

<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. North wind 10 to 15 mph becoming east in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. East wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers after 1am. Patchy fog. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 68. Breezy, with a southeast wind 15 to 20 mph.

Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers. Patchy fog. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers after 1am. Patchy fog. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.

Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 1pm. Patchy fog. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 74.

Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.

Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.

Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Breezy.

Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 69. Breezy.

Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.

Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 70.

<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. North wind 10 to 15 mph becoming east in the afternoon.

Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. East wind 10 to 15 mph.

Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers after 1am. Patchy fog. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. East wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 1pm. Patchy fog. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers after 1am. Patchy fog. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.

Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 1pm. Patchy fog. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 75.

Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.

Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 72.

Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Breezy.

Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 70. Breezy.

Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.

Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 71.

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">NOAA Houston/Galveston Weather

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">http://www.srh.noaa.gov/hgx/

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">NOAA USGULF Offshore Waters Weather

http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/text/MIAOFFNT4.shtml<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#1F497D">

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

http://www.khou.com/weather/<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#1F497D">

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<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">MARSEC LEVEL 1

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

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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) @ 0740 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">-0.1 ft Rising = 44’11”

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

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

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

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

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 0740 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">4 knots from N, gusts to 5 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 15 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">13 knots from ENE, gusts to 16 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"">FZUS54 KHGX 280923

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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"">423 AM CDT MON MAR 28 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"">GMZ300-282200-

<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"">423 AM CDT MON MAR 28 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"">OFFSHORE WINDS WILL CONTINUE TO DECREASE TODAY AS HIGH PRESSURE

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">SETTLES OVER THE REGION. AS THE HIGH MOVES OFF TO THE NORTHEAST WE

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">SHOULD BE SEEING A LIGHT EASTERLY FLOW BY THIS EVENING INTO

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">TOMORROW. ONSHORE WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO RETURN TOMORROW NIGHT

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">ALONG WITH THE POSSIBILITY OF PATCHY FOG. STRENGTHENING ONSHORE

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">WINDS WITH INCREASINGLY FAVORABLE CONDITIONS FOR SEA FOG WILL

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">PREVAIL WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY. THE NEXT COLD FRONT LOOKS TO

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">MOVE OFF THE COAST LATE THURSDAY WITH CAUTION OR ADVISORY FLAGS

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ330-335-282200-

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">423 AM CDT MON MAR 28 2016

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY BECOMING

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH BECOMING

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

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

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

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ350-355-282200-

<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"">423 AM CDT MON MAR 28 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 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN THE

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. PATCHY FOG. A

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. PATCHY

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. PATCHY FOG. A SLIGHT

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">20 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">5 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ370-375-282200-

<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"">423 AM CDT MON MAR 28 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 AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN THE

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">MORNING. PATCHY FOG.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">IN THE MORNING. PATCHY FOG.

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.

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

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

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

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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

 

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.