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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:Thursday, May 05, 2016
Priority:Normal
Notice:

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

<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    64° F

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  29.98 in / 1015.8 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint    57° 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">Thursday  

<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    66° 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    87° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  30.00 in / 1015.8 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 W 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">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    90° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  30.01 in  / 1016.1 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint   58° 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">Today: <span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Sunny, with a high near 84. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 60. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light in the evening.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 83. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph.

Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 62. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light after midnight.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 82. Light south wind increasing to 10 to 15 mph in the morning.

Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.

Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 82.

Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71.

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

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

Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 86.

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

Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85.

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Today: Sunny, with a high near 79. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

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

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 79. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon.

Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 70. South wind around 10 mph.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 79. South wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 72.

Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 80. Breezy.

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

Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. 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 79.

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

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

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Today: Sunny, with a high near 81. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 67. North wind around 5 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 66. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 79. South wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

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

Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 79. Breezy.

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

Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Breezy.

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

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

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

Wednesday: 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/

<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) @ 0744 hrs

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

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

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

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

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

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

<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 @ 0744 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 NNW, 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">3 knots from NW, gusts to 4 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 NW, gusts to 10 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 050935

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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"">435 AM CDT THU MAY 5 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

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

<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"">GMZ300-052230-

<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"">435 AM CDT THU MAY 5 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 THIS MORNING WILL INCREASE AND BECOME NORTH AND

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">NORTHEASTERLY LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. HIGH PRESSURE WILL

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">BUILD OVER THE WATERS THROUGH FRIDAY BEFORE IT SLIDES EASTWARD.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">THIS WILL IN TURN LEAD TO ONSHORE FLOW DEVELOPING AND THEN

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">STRENGTHEN SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY. A LONG SOUTHERLY FETCH WILL

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">BECOME ESTABLISHED BY LATE IN THE WEEKEND AND HAZARDOUS SEAS MAY

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">DEVELOP AND CONTINUE THROUGH TUESDAY.

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ330-335-052230-

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">435 AM CDT THU MAY 5 2016

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.TODAY...NORTHWEST 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...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. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.

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

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

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

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

<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"">$$

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ350-355-052230-

<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"">435 AM CDT THU MAY 5 2016

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">MIDNIGHT. 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 4 FEET.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 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 MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ370-375-052230-

<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"">435 AM CDT THU MAY 5 2016

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH

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

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

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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

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<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)

<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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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.