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Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/31/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/30/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/29/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/28/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/27/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/26/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/25/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/24/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/23/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/22/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/21/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/20/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/19/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/18/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/17/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/16/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/15/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/14/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/13/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/12/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/11/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/10/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/09/2016 Normal
NOAA Weather Alert Houston / Galveston / Freeport Strong onshore winds tonight/Mon05/08/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/08/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/07/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/06/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/05/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/04/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/03/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/02/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/01/2016 Normal

 Daily Port Update

Subject:Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update
Date:Wednesday, May 04, 2016
Priority:Normal
Notice:

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">May 04, 2016             Wednesday

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">05/02

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0210     Pilots suspended inbound due to bad weather

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0300     Pilots resumed inbound // open to all traffic

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

<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">Wednesday

<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    63° 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    70%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  30.07 in / 1018.8 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint    53° 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 Calm

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  30.07 in / 1018.2 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint   55° F

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently    61° 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    84° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  30.08 in  / 1018.4 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint   54° F

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Today: <span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Sunny, with a high near 81. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

Tonight: Clear, with a low around 59. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 82. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 60. North wind around 5 mph.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 83. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the afternoon.

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

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 81.

Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.

Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 80.

Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70.

Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81.

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Sunny, with a high near 78. North wind 5 to 15 mph.

Tonight: Clear, with a low around 67. Northwest wind around 10 mph.

Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 79. North wind 5 to 15 mph.

Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 69. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 80. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.

Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 69.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 78.

Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 72.

Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 78.

Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74.

Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Breezy.

Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76. Breezy.

Tuesday: A 20 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">Sunny, with a high near 81. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

Tonight: Clear, with a low around 64. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 82. North wind around 10 mph.

Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 65. North wind around 5 mph.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 83. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.

Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 67.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 79.

Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 71.

Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 78. Breezy.

Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73.

Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Breezy.

Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75.

Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 82.

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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">

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

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

<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) @ 0808 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 Falling = 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">1.8 ft Falling = 46’08”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.7 ft Falling = 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 @ 0808 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">5 knots from N, gusts to 7 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">5 knots from N, 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">6 knots from NE, gusts to 7 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 040834

<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"">334 AM CDT WED MAY 4 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"">GMZ300-042145-

<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"">334 AM CDT WED MAY 4 2016

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">LIGHT WINDS TODAY WILL STRENGTHEN AFTER A COLD FRONT MOVES OFF THE

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">COAST THURSDAY MORNING. THE OFFSHORE FLOW THEN WEAKENS AS HIGH

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">PRESSURE MOVES OVERHEAD THEN INTO THE NORTH CENTRAL GULF COAST.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">THIS WILL IN TURN LEAD TO ONSHORE FLOW LATE FRIDAY STRENGTHENING

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ330-335-042145-

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">334 AM CDT WED MAY 4 2016

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ350-355-042145-

<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"">334 AM CDT WED MAY 4 2016

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT.

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

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

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

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ370-375-042145-

<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"">334 AM CDT WED MAY 4 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...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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">197’ (below Fred Hartman Bridge – Baytown)

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<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)

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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;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;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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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.