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Houston Ship Channel Open to all traffic 0835/28th Feb02/28/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/28/2017 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Closed 0550 due to fog02/28/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/27/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/26/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/25/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/24/2017 Normal
VESSEL TRAFFIC SERVICE HOUSTON-GALVESTON DIRECTS NO VESSEL MOVEMENTS 02/23/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/23/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/22/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/21/2017 Normal
HOUSTON PILOTS RESUME VESSEL BOARDINGS02/20/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/20/2017 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update02/19/2017 Normal
HOUSTON SHIP CHANNEL CLOSE DUE TO FOG 1725 2/19/1702/19/2017 Normal
HOUSTON PILOTS RESUME OPERATIONS OUTBOUND ONLY 1020 2/19/201702/19/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/19/2017 Normal
Houston ship channel has suspended all operations at 1955 2/18/2017 due to fog02/18/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/18/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/17/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/16/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/15/2017 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update - correction 02/14/2017 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update02/14/2017 Normal
Galveston/Texas City Channel Update02/14/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/14/2017 Normal
Galveston/Texas City Channel Update02/13/2017 Normal
FW: Houston ship channel has suspended all operations at 1910 2/13/2017 due to fog02/13/2017 Normal
RE: Houston ship channel has suspended all operations at 1910 2/13/2017 due to fog02/13/2017 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update 02/13/2017 Normal
Galveston/Texas City Channel Update02/13/2017 Normal
HOUSTON PILOTS RESUME OUTBOUND OPERATIONS02/13/2017 Normal
HOUSTON PILOTS RESUME OUTBOUND OPERATIONS02/13/2017 Normal
HOUSTON PILOTS RESUME OUTBOUND OPERATIONS02/13/2017 Normal
Galveston/Texas City Channel Update02/13/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/13/2017 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update02/13/2017 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Port Update 02/12/2017 Normal
USCG Houston/Galveston VTS has 4 areas approved to close vessel traffic in Houston Ship Channel for 13th February. 02/12/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/12/2017 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update02/12/2017 Normal
Galveston/Texas City Channel Update02/12/2017 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update02/11/2017 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update02/11/2017 Normal
Galveston/Texas City Channel Update02/11/2017 Normal
Galveston/Texas City Channel Update02/11/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/11/2017 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Closed 02/11/2017 High
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/10/2017 Normal
Maximum Deep Drafts - Houston / Galveston Bay 02/09/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/09/2017 Normal
Houston Open to All Traffic 2/8/2017 @ 124502/08/2017 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update 02/08/2017 High
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/08/2017 Normal
Galveston/Texas City Channel Update02/08/2017 Normal
Galveston/Texas City Channel Update02/07/2017 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update 02/07/2017 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update 02/07/2017 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update 02/07/2017 High
Houston Port Coordination Team - 07/Feb/2017 at 09.3002/07/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/07/2017 Normal
Galveston/Texas City Channel Update02/07/2017 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update 02/07/2017 High
HSC Port Update 02/06/2017 Normal
Houston Ship Channel02/06/2017 Normal
Houston Ship Channel 02/06/2017 High
Houston, Galveston / Texas City Port Update 02/06/2017 Normal
Galveston/Texas City Channel Update02/06/2017 Normal
Galveston/Texas City Channel Update02/06/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/06/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston / Texas City Port Update 02/06/2017 Normal
Galveston/Texas City Channel Update02/06/2017 Normal
Houston Ship Channel 02/05/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/05/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/04/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/03/2017 Normal
Houston Ship Channel 02/02/2017 Normal
Houston Ship Channel 02/02/2017 Normal
Houston Ship Channel 02/02/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/02/2017 Normal
FW: ExxonMobil Baytown Drafts Update Effective February 10, 201702/01/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/01/2017 Normal

 Daily Port Update

Subject:Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update
Date:Wednesday, February 22, 2017
Priority:Normal
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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">February 22, 2017            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">Houston //  Open to all vessel traffic

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Recent closures on HSC due to fog

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">02/02

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0735      Pilots suspended boarding inbound vessels due to fog / Outbound traffic remain on schedule.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0817      Pilots suspended boarding all traffic due to fog

1210      Pilot resumed boarding inbound and outbound<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"> traffic

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">02/05

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2135       Pilots suspended boarding all traffic due to fog

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">02/06

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1215     Pilots resumed boarding outbound vessel traffic only

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1655     Pilots suspended boarding all traffic due to fog

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">02/07

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1010     Pilots resumed boarding inbound and shifting traffic // Outbound traffic remains suspended

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1815     Pilots suspended boarding inbound vessels and outbound remains closed due to fog

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">02/08

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0930     Pilots resumed boarding inbound vessel traffic only

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1245     Pilots resumed boarding outbound traffic and remains boarding inbound traffic

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">02/11

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0100     Pilots suspended boarding all traffic due to fog

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1000     Pilots resumed boarding outbound and shifting vessel traffic

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1700     Pilots suspended boarding all traffic due to fog

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">02/12

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1100     Pilots resumed boarding inbound vessel traffic only

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2342     Pilots suspended board inbound traffic and outbound traffic remains suspended due to fog

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">02/13

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1200       Pilots resumed boarding outbound traffic only

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2110       Pilots suspended boarding outbound traffic and remains suspended to inbound traffic due to fog

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">02/14

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0815       Pilots resumed boarding outbound and shifting vessel traffic

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1030       Pilots resumed boarding inbound traffic // Open to all vessel traffic

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">02/18

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1954       Pilots suspended boarding all traffic due to fog

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">02/19

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1020       Pilots resumed boarding outbound vessel traffic / Inbound vessel traffic remains suspended

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1727       Pilots suspended boarding all traffic due to fog

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2100       Pilots resumed boarding outbound vessel traffic

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">02/20

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0915     Pilots resumed boarding inbound traffic and remains boarding outbound 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">Wednesday

Fair

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently   53° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High          82° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity   83%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  29.91 in / 1013.3 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint   48 ° 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 W 6 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   62° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High          70° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity    73° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  29.91 in / 1012.8 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint   53° 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 N 7 mph

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

Fair

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently   50° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High          76° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity    89° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  29.92 in  / 1013.2 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint   47° 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 Calm

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Sunny, with a high near 82. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the afternoon.

Tonight: Clear, with a low around 58. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph.

Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 82. South wind 5 to 15 mph.

Thursday Night: Increasing clouds, with a low around 63. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon.

Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 52.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 70.

Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 50.

Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.

Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.

Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78.

Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Sunny, with a high near 70. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming south in the afternoon.

Tonight: Clear, with a low around 62. South wind around 5 mph.

Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 73. South wind 5 to 15 mph.

Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 75. South wind 10 to 15 mph.

Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 58.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 67.

Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 57.

Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.

Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.

Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72.

Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.

Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 74.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Sunny, with a high near 76. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming south in the afternoon.

Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 59. South wind around 5 mph.

Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 77. South wind 5 to 15 mph.

Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. South wind 5 to 15 mph becoming west in the afternoon.

Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 55.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 69.

Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 55.

Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 71.

Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.

Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74.

Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.

Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 76.

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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

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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) @ 0716 hrs

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:red">Morgan’s Point

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:red">-0.1 ft Falling = 44’11”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0.4 ft Falling = 45’04”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:red">-0.2 ft Steady = 44’10”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">-0.0 ft Falling = 45’00”

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 0716 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">1 knots from WNW, gusts to 2 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">4 knots from NW, gusts to 5 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 NNW, gusts to 7 knots

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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"">COASTAL WATERS FORECAST

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">321 AM CST WED FEB 22 2017

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">UPPER TEXAS COASTAL WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP

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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"">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"">321 AM CST WED FEB 22 2017

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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 WINDS AND LOW SEAS WILL CONTINUE TODAY. SOUTHERLY WINDS

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">SHOULD DEVELOP OVERNIGHT INTO THURSDAY. WINDS INCREASE THURSDAY

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">NIGHT INTO FRIDAY AHEAD OF THE NEXT COLD FRONT. THE COLD FRONT

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">SHOULD PUSH OFF THE COAST FRIDAY NIGHT WITH MODERATE TO STRONG

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">NORTHEAST WINDS ON SATURDAY. CAUTIONS OR ADVISORIES MAY BE NEEDED

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">SATURDAY. WINDS QUICKLY TURN BACK TO THE SOUTHEAST ON SUNDAY AS

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ330-335-222215-

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">321 AM CST WED FEB 22 2017

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY BECOMING

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH BECOMING

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY

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

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

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

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

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

<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"">GMZ350-355-222215-

<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"">321 AM CST WED FEB 22 2017

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 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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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ370-375-222215-

<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-

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">321 AM CST WED FEB 22 2017

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET

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

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Port of Houston Authority

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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 / Enterprise

<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 Barbour’s 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 

<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">Fred Hartman

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

<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">

http://www.swg.usace.army.mil/Missions/Navigation.aspx<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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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

 

NOAA

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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- information.