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

 Daily Port Update

Subject:Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update
Date:Wednesday, October 19, 2016
Priority:Normal
Notice:

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">October 19, 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">Hurricane Season // Be Prepared

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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

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<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">Partly Cloudy

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently    77° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High          93° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity    90%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  29.96 in / 1014.8 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint    74° 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 SE 5 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    80° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High          85° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity    85° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  29.96 in / 1014.6 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint   75° 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 SE 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">Overcast

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High          88° 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  29.95 in  / 1014.0 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint   75° 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 SE 3 mph

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 9am. Partly sunny, with a high near 93. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

Thursday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming clear, with a low around 58. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 78. North wind around 10 mph.

Friday Night: Clear, with a low around 54.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 80.

Saturday Night: Clear, with a low around 54.

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 84.

Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 63.

Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 85.

Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9am. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Southeast wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 78. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

Thursday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 83. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north in the morning.

Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 67. Windy, with a northeast wind 15 to 20 mph increasing to 20 to 25 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 76. Windy, with a northeast wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

Friday Night: Clear, with a low around 64.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 77.

Saturday Night: Clear, with a low around 68.

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 81.

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

Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 82.

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 9am. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Southeast wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

Thursday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north in the afternoon.

Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, then gradual clearing toward daybreak, with a low around 64. Windy, with a north wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 77. Windy, with a northeast wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

Friday Night: Clear, with a low around 59.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 79.

Saturday Night: Clear, with a low around 65.

Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.

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

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

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

Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dense Fog Advisory URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX 424 AM CDT WED OCT 19 2016   ...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT...   .AREAS OF FOG...SOME DENSE...WILL CONTINUE INTO THE MID MORNING HOURS.   TXZ178-197>200-210>213-227-191400- /O.NEW.KHGX.FG.Y.0023.161019T0924Z-161019T1400Z/ AUSTIN-COLORADO-FORT BEND-GRIMES-HARRIS-LIBERTY-MONTGOMERY- SAN JACINTO-WALLER-WASHINGTON- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BELLVILLE...BRENHAM...BROOKSHIRE... CLEVELAND...COLDSPRING...COLUMBUS...CONROE...DAYTON... EAGLE LAKE...HEMPSTEAD...HOUSTON...HUMBLE...KATY...LIBERTY... MISSOURI CITY...NAVASOTA...PASADENA...PRAIRIE VIEW...RICHMOND... ROSENBERG...SEALY...SHEPHERD...SUGAR LAND...THE WOODLANDS... TOMBALL...WEIMAR...WILLIS 424 AM CDT WED OCT 19 2016   ...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CDT THIS MORNING...   THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HOUSTON/GALVESTON HAS ISSUED A DENSE FOG ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CDT THIS MORNING.   * EVENT...DENSE FOG. VISIBILITY BELOW 1/4 AT TIMES.   * TIMING...THOUGH MID MORNING.   * IMPACT...BE ON THE LOOKOUT FOR SUDDEN CHANGES IN VISIBILITY. FOG   WILL DROP VISIBILITIES QUICKLY IN A SHORT DISTANCE.   PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...   A DENSE FOG ADVISORY MEANS VISIBILITIES WILL FREQUENTLY BE REDUCED TO LESS THAN ONE QUARTER MILE. IF DRIVING...SLOW DOWN... USE YOUR HEADLIGHTS...AND LEAVE PLENTY OF DISTANCE AHEAD OF YOU.   &&   $$

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">NOAA Houston/Galveston Weather

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">NOAA USGULF Offshore Waters Weather

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

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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">2.2 ft Steady = 47’02”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2.5 ft Steady = 47’05”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2.2 ft Falling = 47’02”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2.4 ft Falling = 47’04”

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<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">5 knots from SE, 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">9 knots from SSE, gusts to 10 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">7 knots from SSE, gusts to 9 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 191102 AAA

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">COASTAL WATERS FORECAST...UPDATED

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">602 AM CDT WED OCT 19 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"">GMZ300-192330-

<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"">602 AM CDT WED OCT 19 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 TO MODERATE ONSHORE WINDS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH TONIGHT. A

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">COLD FRONT WILL PUSH INTO THE UPPER TEXAS COASTAL WATERS ON

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">THURSDAY WITH STRONG NORTHEASTERLY WINDS DEVELOPING IN THE WAKE OF

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">THE FRONT THURSDAY NIGHT. SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES WILL BE NEEDED

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">THURSDAY NIGHT INTO FRIDAY. AN ONSHORE FLOW SHOULD RESUME LATER IN

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">THE WEEKEND AS HIGH PRESSURE MOVES OFF TO THE EAST.

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ330-335-192330-

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">602 AM CDT WED OCT 19 2016

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH BECOMING SLIGHTLY

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS. BAY

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS NEAR 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 15

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS CHOPPY BECOMING SLIGHTLY CHOPPY

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ350-355-192330-

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">COASTAL WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">20 NM-COASTAL WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">602 AM CDT WED OCT 19 2016

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH IN THE

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.

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

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

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ370-375-192330-

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL FROM 20 TO

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">60 NM-WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT FROM 20 TO 60 NM-

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH IN THE

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">5 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING 15 TO 20 KNOTS

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 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">Power Lines 

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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">

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

<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">

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

<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,

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

<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

http://www.swg.usace.army.mil/<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#1F497D">

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

http://www.houston-pilots.com/<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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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.