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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:Sunday, April 24, 2016
Priority:Normal
Notice:

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">April 24, 2016             Sunday

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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">Sunday

<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    71° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High          79° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity    73%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  29.94 in / 1014.3 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint    62° 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 6 mph

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

<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    74° 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    64° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  29.96 in / 1014.4 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint   61° 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 16 mph

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

<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    73° 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">Humidity    74° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  29.94 in  / 1013.8 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 SE 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">A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.

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

Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 84. South wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. South wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72.

Wednesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85.

Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.

Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84.

Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72.

Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83.

Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72.

Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 76. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Tonight: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 79. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. Breezy.

Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 80.

Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 74.

Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 80.

Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Breezy.

Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 79. Breezy.

Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Breezy.

Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Breezy.

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Today: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.

Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 73.

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

Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 73.

Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 80.

Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73.

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

Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Breezy.

Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Breezy.

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<span-size:13.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Hazardous Weather Outlook

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Courier New"">HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Courier New"">NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Courier New"">409 AM CDT SUN APR 24 2016

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<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Courier New"">TXZ163-164-176>179-195>200-210>214-226-227-235>238-251200-

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Courier New"">AUSTIN-BRAZORIA-BRAZOS-BURLESON-CHAMBERS-COLORADO-FORT BEND-

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GALVESTON-GRIMES-HARRIS-HOUSTON-JACKSON-LIBERTY-MADISON-MATAGORDA-

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Courier New"">MONTGOMERY-POLK-SAN JACINTO-TRINITY-WALKER-WALLER-WASHINGTON-

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Courier New"">WHARTON-

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Courier New"">409 AM CDT SUN APR 24 2016

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<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Courier New"">THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST TEXAS.

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<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

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<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Courier New"">SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE ACROSS SOUTHEAST TEXAS TODAY.

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Courier New"">WHILE RAIN TOTALS ARE EXPECTED TO BE LIGHT AND GENERALLY LESS THAN ONE

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Courier New"">HALF INCH...STRONGER ACTIVITY MAY BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING LOCALLY HEAVY

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Courier New"">RAINFALL WHICH MAY LEAD TO MINOR AGGRAVATION OF ONGOING FLOODING CONCERNS.

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<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

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<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Courier New"">PERIODS OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE...ESPECIALLY

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Courier New"">TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY....AND MAYBE AGAIN ON FRIDAY AND SATURDAY.

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Courier New"">STRONG TO SEVERE STORMS AND LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL COULD DEVELOP.

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<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

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<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Courier New"">SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT FLOODING ISSUES AND RAINFALL TOTALS

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Courier New"">TODAY.

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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/

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

<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">

<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) @ 0904 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.8 ft Rising = 46’08”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2.1 ft Steady = 47’01”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2.3 ft Falling = 47’03”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2.3 ft Rising = 47’03”

<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 @ 0904 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">7 knots from SE, gusts to 12 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">13 knots from SSE, gusts to 14 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">15 knots from S, gusts to 17 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 240943

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

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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"">443 AM CDT SUN APR 24 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"">GMZ300-242215-

<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"">443 AM CDT SUN APR 24 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"">THE PASSAGE OF A SHORTWAVE TROUGH WILL INCREASE THE CHANCES FOR

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">DAYTIME SHOWERS AND STORMS. A TIGHTENING ONSHORE PRESSURE GRADIENT

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">THROUGH THE DAY WILL STRENGTHEN SOUTHERLIES TO CAUTION LEVELS.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">AS THE TROUGH PASSES OFF TO THE EAST LATTER TODAY...INCREASED

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">ONSHORE WINDS WILL BEGIN OVER THE WESTERN WATERS THIS AFTERNOON.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">THE BAYS AND EASTERN WATERS WILL LIKELY EXPERIENCE MORE MODERATE

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">WINDS EARLY MONDAY MORNING. AVERAGE SEA HEIGHTS WILL LIFT BY

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">ANOTHER TWO FEET BY MONDAY AFTERNOON.

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ335-242215-

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">443 AM CDT SUN APR 24 2016

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

<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. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.THURSDAY 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"">GMZ330-242215-

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">443 AM CDT SUN APR 24 2016

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

<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.

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

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

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

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

<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. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ355-375-242215-

<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"">WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT 20 TO 60 NM-

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">443 AM CDT SUN APR 24 2016

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A CHANCE

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. A

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. A

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

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

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ350-370-242215-

<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 FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL 20 NM TO 60 NM-

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">443 AM CDT SUN APR 24 2016

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 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 AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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

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

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

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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

 

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