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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:Friday, October 09, 2009
Priority:Normal
Notice:10/9/09 THURSDAY

Daily Conditions Report

Shipchannel is Open

Drafts:
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Morgans Point: 46'08" & FALLING (max permissible draft: 44’00”)
North Jetty: 45'09" & FALLING (max permissible draft: 44’00”)
Galveston: 41'05" & 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 21 knots from SSE, gusts to 26
Galveston 24 knots from S, gusts to 30

TODAY
Sunrise: 0718/9th Sunset: 1856/9th
Moonrise: 2308/9th Moonset: 1249/9th

TOMORROW
Sunrise: 0719/10th Sunset: 1855/10th
Moonrise: NO MOON RISE Moonset: 1345/10th

Tides:
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TODAY
High 2235/10th
Low 1320/10th

TOMORROW
High
Low 1430/11th


Local Weather:
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Present Conditions: Temperature: 84°
MOSTLY CLOUDY
Wind: 9 mph out of S
Dew point: 75°
Pressure: 29.83in.
Humidity: 74%
Visibility: 10.0 miles

Today: Scattered showers early in the morning...then showers and
thunderstorms in the late morning and afternoon. Some thunderstorms may
produce heavy rainfall in the late morning and afternoon. Highs in the
mid 80s. Temperature falling into the lower 60s in the afternoon. South
winds 10 to 15 mph in the morning becoming northwest in the afternoon.
Chance of rain 80 percent in the morning increasing to 90 percent in the
afternoon.

Tonight: Cloudy until late night then becoming partly cloudy. A 30
percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening... then a 30
percent chance of showers after midnight. Much cooler. Lows in the mid
50s. North winds 10 to 15 mph.

Saturday: Partly cloudy. Not as warm. Highs in the mid 70s. North winds 5
to 10 mph.

Saturday Night: Partly cloudy until late night then becoming mostly
cloudy. A 20 percent chance of showers after midnight. Lows around 60.
Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.

Sunday: Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 70s. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.

Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s.

Columbus Day: Mostly cloudy in the morning then becoming partly cloudy. A
40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Warmer. Highs in the
lower 80s.

Monday Night and Tuesday: Partly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of
showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 70s. Highs in the mid 80s.

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

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

Wednesday Night and Thursday: Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of
showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 70s. Highs in the upper 80s.

Galveston Bay-
Small craft should exercise caution after 1 PM CDT this afternoon Today
South winds around 20 knots becoming southwest near 15 knots in the
afternoon. Bay waters choppy to rough decreasing to slightly choppy to
choppy in the afternoon. Scattered showers in the morning. A chance of
thunderstorms late in the morning...then showers and thunderstorms in the
afternoon.

Tonight: North winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters choppy. A chance of
thunderstorms in the evening. A chance of showers.

Saturday: North winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northeast 5 to 10 knots in
the afternoon. Bay waters slightly choppy decreasing to smooth in the
afternoon.

Saturday Night: Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly
choppy. A chance of showers after midnight.

Sunday: Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly choppy. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms.

Sunday Night: East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southeast 5 to 10 knots
after midnight. Bay waters slightly choppy decreasing to smooth after
midnight. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

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

Monday Night: Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth. A chance
of showers and thunderstorms.

Tuesday: South winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth. A chance of
showers and thunderstorms.

Tuesday Night: Southeast winds around 5 knots becoming east after
midnight. Bay waters smooth. A slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
Notice posted on Friday, October 09, 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.