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Subject:Daily Conditions:
Date:Wednesday, March 05, 2003

Closures: 0610 4/Mar Channel Closed / Due to Fog
1900 4/Mar Channel Open
2300 4/Mar Channel Closed / Due to Fog
Inbound/Outbound closed Due to Fog at Jetties
Pilots will shift on Case By Case Basis

Pilot advisories:

Daylight Restrictions 0630 - 1730 Lt.

Freeport Navigable Channel:
Maximum Draft: 45 feet 00 inches
Recommended Draft: 42 feet 00 inches
Brazos Harbor:
Maximum Draft: 36 Feet 00 inches


Freeport Harbor

Date Time Tide Type Height

2003-03-05 4:32 AM CST High Tide 1.01 feet
2003-03-05 10:34 AM CST Low Tide 0.00 feet
2003-03-05 5:08 PM CST High Tide 0.82 feet
2003-03-05 10:34 PM CST Low Tide 0.05 feet
2003-03-06 5:35 AM CST High Tide 0.97 feet
2003-03-06 11:02 AM CST Low Tide 0.26 feet
2003-03-06 5:13 PM CST High Tide 0.80 feet


Sunrise: 0643 Hours / 05th // 0643 Hours / 06th
Sunset: 1823 Hours / 05th // 1823 Hours / 06th

Present Conditions: Fog
Temperature: 60 deg F
Wind: 02 mph ESE
Relative Humidity: 95 percent
Barometer: 29.76 in (Rising)
Freeport Water Temp 55 °F / 12.8 °C

Coastal Forcast:

Waters From Freeport To The Matagorda Ship Channel Out 20 Nm-
Waters From High Island To Freeport Out 20 Nm-

Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Areas of dense fog in the
morning. Winds and seas higher in and near numerous mainly afternoon
showers or thunderstorms.

Winds becoming northeast 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A slight chance
of showers or thunderstorms early.

Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. A chance of showers.

Thursday Night
North winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.

Light and variable winds. Seas less than 2 feet. A slight chance of

Saturday And Sunday
East winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. A slight chance of showers.
Notice posted on Wednesday, March 05, 2003

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.