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Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/30/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/29/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/28/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/27/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/26/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/25/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/24/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/23/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/22/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/21/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/20/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/19/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/18/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/16/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/15/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/14/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/13/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/12/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/11/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/10/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/09/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/08/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/07/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/06/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/05/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/04/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/03/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/02/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/01/2016 Normal

 Daily Port Update

Subject:Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update
Date:Thursday, April 14, 2016
Priority:Normal
Notice:

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">April 14, 2016             Thursday

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

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

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

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

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

<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    69° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity    84%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  29.98 in / 1015.6 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint    64° 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 NW 9 mph

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

<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          76° 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  29.98 in / 1015.2 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      4 miles

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High          78° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity    87° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  29.99 in  / 1015.5 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint   63° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Visibility      8 miles

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind N 9 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">Partly sunny, with a high near 80. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. Northeast wind around 5 mph.

Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. Northeast wind around 5 mph.

Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. East wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.

Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Sunday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 69.

Monday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 79.

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

Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 79.

Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 76. North wind around 10 mph.

Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 67. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 76. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. East wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Breezy, with an east wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Windy.

Sunday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 74. Breezy.

Sunday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 70. Breezy.

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

Monday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Breezy.

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

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

Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly 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">Partly sunny, with a high near 78. North wind around 10 mph.

Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 64. Northeast wind around 5 mph.

Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 77. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. East wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. Breezy, with an east wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Breezy.

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

Sunday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 70. Breezy.

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

Monday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 69.

Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76.

Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.

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

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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) @ 1028 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 Steady = 45’03”

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2.2 ft Rising = 47’02”

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 1028 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">45 knots from NNW, gusts to 8 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">45 knots from NNW, gusts to 8 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 NNE, gusts to 14 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 141112

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">612 AM CDT THU APR 14 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"">GMZ300-150015-

<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"">612 AM CDT THU APR 14 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 NORTHERLY WINDS SHOULD DECREASE LATER TODAY ACROSS THE

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">UPPER TEXAS COAST. EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS DEVELOP FRIDAY INTO

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">SATURDAY. THESE WINDS INCREASE SATURDAY INTO SUNDAY WITH A LONG EAST

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">FETCH. THIS SHOULD ALLOW FOR SEAS TO BUILD TO ROUGH LEVELS EARLY

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">SUNDAY. SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES MAY BE NEEDED SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">MONDAY MAINLY FOR THE OFFSHORE WATERS. 

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ335-150015-

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">612 AM CDT THU APR 14 2016

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY BECOMING

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

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

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

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

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

<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. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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

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

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ330-150015-

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">612 AM CDT THU APR 14 2016

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM CDT THIS MORNING...

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">THE AFTERNOON. AREAS OF DENSE FOG WITH VISIBILITY 1 NM OR LESS

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">EARLY IN THE MORNING...THEN PATCHY DENSE FOG WITH VISIBILITY 1 NM

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY BECOMING

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST 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"">.SUNDAY 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"">.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY

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

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ350-355-150015-

<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"">612 AM CDT THU APR 14 2016

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 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"">.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 7 FEET

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ370-375-150015-

<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"">612 AM CDT THU APR 14 2016

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET BUILDING TO 7 TO 9 FEET WITH

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 7 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"">.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 7 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.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. A 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 6 TO 7 FEET

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

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

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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

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

www.brazospilots.com

 

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