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SubjectDatePriority
Houston Shipchannel Re-Opened10/30/2009 Normal
Galveston-Texas City Pilots RESUME boardings 10/30/2009 Normal
Daily Conditions Report & Shipchannel Still Closed10/30/2009 Normal
Houston Shipchannel Still Closed at 0800/30th10/30/2009 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Closure10/29/2009 Normal
Galveston-Texas City Pilots SUSPEND boardings due weather10/29/2009 Normal
DAILY CONDITIONS REPORT10/29/2009 Normal
DAILY CONDITIONS REPORT10/28/2009 Normal
DAILY CONDITIONS REPORT10/27/2009 Normal
Houston Shipchannel Re-Opened10/26/2009 Normal
Houston Shipchannel Closed Due to Badweather10/26/2009 Normal
Daily Conditions Report10/26/2009 Normal
Daily Conditions Report10/22/2009 Normal
Oilspill offshore Galveston Not Affecting Vessel Traffic10/22/2009 Normal
Vessel Collision & Oilspill offshore Galveston10/21/2009 Normal
Daily Conditions Report10/21/2009 Normal
Daily Conditions Report10/20/2009 Normal
DAILY CONDITIONS REPORT10/19/2009 Normal
DAILY CONDITIONS REPORT10/15/2009 Normal
DAILY CONDITIONS REPORT10/14/2009 Normal
DAILY CONDITIONS REPORT10/13/2009 Normal
SHIP CHANNEL UPDATE10/10/2009 Normal
SHIP CHANNEL UPDATE10/09/2009 Normal
DAILY CONDITIONS REPORT10/09/2009 Normal
DAILY CONDITIONS REPORT10/09/2009 Normal
DAILY CONDITIONS REPORT10/08/2009 Normal
SHIP CHANNEL UPDATE10/07/2009 Normal
DAILY CONDITIONS UPDATE10/07/2009 Normal
DAILY CONDITIONS REPORT10/06/2009 Normal
DAILY CONDITIONS REPORT10/05/2009 Normal
Daily Conditions Report10/02/2009 Normal
APHIS Fee Increase Delayed Until Nov. 1st10/01/2009 Normal
Daily Conditions Report10/01/2009 Normal

 Daily Port Update

Subject:Daily Conditions Report
Date:Thursday, October 01, 2009
Priority:Normal
Notice:
10/1/09 Thursday

Daily Conditions Report

Shipchannel is Open

Drafts:
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Morgans Point: 45'09" & steady (max permissible draft: 44’00”)
North Jetty: 46'00" & steady (max permissible draft: 44’00”)
Galveston: 41'09" & steady (max permissible draft: 40’00”)

Bridges:
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Fred Hartman - 175' (Baytown/LaPorte)
Jesse Jones - 175' (Beltway 8)
Sidney Sherman - 135' (610)

Winds:
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Morgans Point not reporting
North Jetty not reporting
Galveston 13 knots from S, gusts to 15

TODAY
Sunrise: 0714/1st Sunset: 1906/1st
Moonrise: 1734/1st Moonset: 0447/1st

TOMORROW
Sunrise: 0714/2nd Sunset: 1904/2nd
Moonrise: 1803/2nd Moonset: 0542/2nd

Tides:
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TODAY
High 0259/1st and 1418/1st

Low 0846/1st and 2044/1st

TOMORROW
High 0310/2nd and 1510/2nd

Low 0904/2nd


Local Weather:
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Present Conditions: Temperature: 76°
Scattered Clouds
Wind: 4 mph out of SE
Dew point: 73°
Pressure: 29.92 in.
Humidity: 91%
Visibility: 10.0 miles

HOUSTON
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Today: Partly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in
the morning...then a 30 percent chance in the afternoon. Highs in the
lower 90s. South winds 10 to 15 mph.

Tonight: Partly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the
evening...then mostly cloudy with showers and thunderstorms likely after
midnight. Some thunderstorms may be severe after midnight. Lows in the
lower 70s. South winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 40 percent in the
evening increasing to 60 percent after midnight.

Friday: Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms in the morning...then partly cloudy with a 20 percent
chance in the afternoon. Not as warm. Highs in the lower 80s. Northeast
winds 10 to 15 mph.

Friday Night: Partly cloudy until late night then becoming mostly cloudy.
A slight chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms in the
evening...then a chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms after
midnight. Lows in the mid 60s. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of
rain 20 percent in the evening increasing to 30 percent after midnight.

Saturday: Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the
morning...then showers and thunderstorms likely in the afternoon. Highs
in the upper 70s. Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 50 percent
in the morning increasing to 60 percent in the afternoon.

Saturday Night: Cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 70s.

Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Highs in the mid 80s. Chance of
rain 60 percent.

Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 70s.

Monday: Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s.

Monday Night: Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 70s.

Tuesday: Partly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs around 90.

Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 70s.

Wednesday: Partly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s.

Matagorda Bay-Galveston Bay
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Today
South winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly choppy. A slight chance
of showers and thunderstorms.

Tonight
South winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly choppy. A chance of
showers and thunderstorms.

Friday
Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast 10 to 15 knots in the
afternoon. Bay waters smooth increasing to slightly choppy in the
afternoon. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

Friday Night
Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly choppy. A slight
chance of showers.

Saturday
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly choppy. A chance of
showers and thunderstorms.

Saturday Night
Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters choppy. A slight chance of
showers and thunderstorms.

Sunday
South winds 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to 10 knots in the afternoon.
Bay waters slightly choppy decreasing to smooth in the afternoon. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms.

Sunday Night
South winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly choppy. A slight chance
of showers and thunderstorms.

Monday
South winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly choppy. A chance of
showers and thunderstorms.

Monday Night
South winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly choppy. A slight chance
of showers and thunderstorms
Notice posted on Thursday, October 01, 2009

Disclaimer
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- information.