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Subject:Daily Conditions
Date:Thursday, March 27, 2003
Notice:Closures: None

Pilot advisories:

Daylight Restrictions 0600 - 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

2003-03-27 5:39 AM CST Low Tide -0.58 feet
2003-03-27 2:05 PM CST High Tide 1.49 feet
2003-03-27 8:23 PM CST Low Tide 1.14 feet
2003-03-27 10:38 PM CST High Tide 1.18 feet
2003-03-28 6:41 AM CST Low Tide -0.48 feet
2003-03-28 2:25 PM CST High Tide 1.39 feet


Sunrise: 0618 Hours / 27th // 0618 Hours / 28th
Sunset: 1837 Hours / 27th // 1837 Hours / 28th

Present Conditions: Mostly Cloudy
Temperature: 58 deg F
Wind: 2.5 mph ENE
Relative Humidity: 95 percent
Barometer: 29.5 in
Visibility 7.9 mi
Freeport Water Temp 64 °F / 12.8 °C

Coastal Forcast:

Galveston Bay- Matagorda Bay

Small craft should exercise caution starting this afternoon

Light winds early becoming south 15 to 20 knots this afternoon. Bay waters
smooth...becoming choppy this afternoon. Areas of dense fog until mid

South winds 15 to 20 knots...becoming southwest 10 knots late. Bay waters
choppy becoming slightly choppy late. A slight chance of showers late.

Southwest winds near 10 knots early becoming north 15 to 20 knots by
midday. Bay waters choppy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

Friday Night
North winds increasing to around 20 knots with gusts to 30 knots after
midnight. Bay waters becoming rough. A Small Craft Advisory will likely be

North winds around 20 knots with gusts to 30 knots. Bay waters rough. A
slight chance of light rain.

North winds 15 to 20 knots...decreasing to 10 to 15 knots in the
afternoon. Bay waters choppy becoming slightly choppy in the afternoon.

Winds becoming southeast 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth.
Notice posted on Thursday, March 27, 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.