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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 28, 2016
Priority:Normal
Notice:

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">April 28, 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">Fog / Mist

<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          86° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity    96%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  29.82 in / 1010.1 mb

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Visibility       6 miles

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind E 3 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    72° 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   100° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  29.82 in / 1009.9 mb

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Visibility     6 miles

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind E 3 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    72° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High          81° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  29.81 in  / 1009.5 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint   71° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Visibility    1.75 miles

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind E 3 mph

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 10%.

Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Friday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Friday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 71. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Southeast wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

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

Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84.

Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.

Monday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 81.

Monday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.

Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 78.

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

Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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<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 80. East wind 10 to 15 mph.

Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. Breezy, with a southeast wind 15 to 20 mph.

Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Breezy, with a southeast wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

Friday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Breezy, with a southeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Saturday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72.

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

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

Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 78.

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

Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 77.

Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 81. East wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 10%.

Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. Southeast wind around 15 mph.

Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Breezy, with a southeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Friday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Breezy, with a southeast wind 15 to 20 mph.

Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Saturday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72.

Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 81.

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

Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79.

Monday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.

Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 77.

Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.

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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) @ 0728 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.2 ft Rising = 46’02”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1,6 ft Rising = 46’06”

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.9 ft Rising = 46’09”

<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 @ 0728 hrs 

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">3 knots from E, gusts to 4 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">6 knots from ESE, gusts to 7 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">9 knots from SE, gusts to 11 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 281019

<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"">519 AM CDT THU APR 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"">GMZ300-282315-

<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"">519 AM CDT THU APR 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"">ONSHORE FLOW WILL PERSIST THROUGH SATURDAY. WINDS AND SEAS WILL

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">BEGIN INCREASING TONIGHT AND REMAIN ELEVATED THROUGH MUCH OF THE

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">WEEKEND. PERIODS OF UNSETTLED WEATHER CAN BE EXPECTED THROUGH THE

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">WEEKEND AS WELL. MARINERS SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR SOME ROUNDS OF

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ330-335-282315-

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">519 AM CDT THU APR 28 2016

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. PATCHY FOG. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY BECOMING

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ350-355-282315-

<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"">519 AM CDT THU APR 28 2016

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.TODAY...EAST WINDS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 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"">.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A

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

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

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

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ370-375-282315-

<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"">519 AM CDT THU APR 28 2016

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.TODAY...EAST WINDS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET

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

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

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

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

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

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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">Sidney Sherman

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">197’ (Morgan’s Point)

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">197’ (below Fred Hartman Bridge – Baytown)

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">175' (Baytown/LaPorte Bridge)

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">197’ (Battleship Texas)

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">175' (Beltway 8 Bridge)

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">197’ (Power Plant)

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">135' (Loop 610 Bridge)

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Air drafts clearances are based on MHW // Vessels should allow an additional 10 feet clearance for the Power Lines

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

http://www.tctrr.com/<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">The Texas City Ship Channel is approximately 11 miles from GB Buoy

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">The ACOE project draft for the TXCSC is 45’00 FW at MLT from the GB BUOY to Valero Dock # 42, the channel above project draft is 40’00 FW at MLT.  The length on the final approach from the Houston, Galveston, Texas City tri-channel split is approximately 6 miles, the width is approximately a 400 ft bottom, the Turning Basin is approximately 4,200 ft long and 1,200 ft wide with a maximum deep draft of 45 ft FW at MLT, and is navigable day or night with no air draft restrictions.  Only TX City Docks with 45’00” maximum deep draft at MLT are TC # 11, 12, 41, & 42

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

http://www.portofgalveston.com/<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#051423">The Galveston Ship Channel is approximately    miles from GB Buoy

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#051423">The ACOE project draft for the GSC is 45’00” FW.  The narrowest point is approximately 1,200 ft wide with no air draft restrictions.  At the POGA berths the maximum deep draft varies from 32’00” to 40’00” at MLT,

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<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Port of Freeport is located three miles from deep water, the channel is 400 ft wide and ACOE project maximum deep draft at MLW is 45’00”.

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Army Corp of Engineers

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#051423">Galveston Texas City Pilots

http://galvestonpilots.com/galtexnew/<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#051423">

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

www.brazospilots.com

 

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For quality assurance purposes please note well that while the above information is regularly vetted for accuracy it is not intended to replace the local knowledge or expertise pertaining to port conditions of our marine operations personnel. Port précis should always be verified by contacting the corresponding marine department of a particular location for the most up-to-date information.