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Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/28/2018 Normal
FW: OTTC is back to a 40 ft Max Draft at both 66 and 67 docks!02/27/2018 High
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/27/2018 Normal
Houston Ship Channel update02/26/2018 Normal
Houston Ship Channel update02/26/2018 Normal
Houston Ship Channel update02/26/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update Correction02/26/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/26/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/25/2018 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update02/24/2018 Normal
Galveston/Texas City Channel Update02/24/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/24/2018 Normal
Houston ship channel closed 1843/23 Feb acct dense fog02/23/2018 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Draft Update 02/23/2018 High
Houston Ship Channel update 02/23/2018 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Opened to outbound vessel traffic 1100/23rd Feb Correction 02/23/2018 Normal
Houston Ship Channel remains closed 02/23/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/23/2018 Normal
Houston Ship Channel remains closed 02/23/2018 Normal
Galveston/Texas City Channel Update02/23/2018 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update 02/22/2018 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update 02/22/2018 Normal
Galveston/Texas City Channel Update02/22/2018 Normal
Houston Ship Channel will open at 1200/22 Feb - outbound traffic only 02/22/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/22/2018 Normal
Houston Ship Channel closed 0630/22 Feb acct dense fog 02/22/2018 Normal
Galveston/Texas City Channel Update02/22/2018 Normal
Houston/Galveston Marine Weather Forecast 02/21/2018 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update 02/21/2018 Normal
Houston Ship Channel update02/21/2018 Normal
Houston Ship Channel update02/21/2018 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update02/20/2018 Normal
Galveston/Texas City Channel Update02/20/2018 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update02/20/2018 Normal
Galveston/Texas City Channel Update02/20/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/20/2018 Normal
Houston Ship Channel closed acct fog at 0350/20 Feb02/20/2018 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update02/19/2018 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update02/19/2018 Normal
Houston Ship Channel opened to all traffic 0800/19 Feb 02/19/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/19/2018 Normal
Galveston/Texas City Channel Update02/19/2018 Normal
Houston Ship Channel opened at 0500/19 Feb 02/19/2018 Normal
Houston Ship Channel closed 1325/18 Feb 02/18/2018 Normal
PCT - Teleconference 2/18 09.0002/18/2018 Normal
FW: PCT - Houston Ship Channel Update Sunday February 18, 201802/18/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/18/2018 Normal
HOUSTON PILOTS RESUME OUTBOUND TRAFFIC @ 0920 2/18/201802/18/2018 Normal
Houston Ship Channel remains closed 02/18/2018 Normal
Houston Ship Channel closed 1725/17 Feb acct dense fog02/17/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/17/2018 Normal
Houston Ship Channel opened to inbound traffic 02/17/2018 Normal
Houston Ship Channel remains closed 02/17/2018 Normal
Houston Ship Channel closed 1812/16 Feb acct dense fog02/16/2018 Normal
Houston Ship Channel update02/16/2018 Normal
RE: Houston Ship Channel remains closed 02/16/2018 Normal
Houston PCT Call02/16/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/16/2018 Normal
Houston Ship Channel remains closed 02/16/2018 Normal
Houston Ship Channel closed at 1730/15 Feb 02/15/2018 Normal
Houston / Galveston / Freeport Sea Fog Update 02/15/2018 Normal
ExxonMobil Baytown Drafts Update Effective February 15, 201802/15/2018 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update 02/15/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/15/2018 Normal
Houston Ship Channel remains closed 02/15/2018 Normal
Houston Ship Channel closed 02/14/2018 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update 02/14/2018 High
Houston Ship Channel Update02/14/2018 Normal
Houston Ship Channel remains closed 02/14/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/14/2018 Normal
Galveston/Texas City Channel Update02/13/2018 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update 02/13/2018 Normal
Fog returning for Valentine's Day 02/13/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/13/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/12/2018 Normal
Galveston/Texas City Channel Update02/11/2018 Normal
HSC opened to all traffic 0815/11 Feb 02/11/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/11/2018 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update02/11/2018 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update02/10/2018 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update 02/10/2018 Normal
Galveston/Texas City Channel Update02/10/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/10/2018 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update 02/09/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/09/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/08/2018 Normal
Fwd: HSC Draft restriction update02/07/2018 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Draft Update 02/07/2018 High
Galveston/Texas City Channel Update02/07/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/07/2018 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update02/07/2018 High
HSC opened to outbound only at 0430/07 Feb 02/07/2018 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update 02/06/2018 Normal
Fog Update 02/06/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/06/2018 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update 02/06/2018 Normal
Galveston/Texas City Channel Update02/06/2018 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update 02/05/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/05/2018 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update02/04/2018 Normal
Galveston/Texas City Channel Update02/04/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/04/2018 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update02/04/2018 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update02/03/2018 Normal
NWS Update: Sea Fog Potential Through Mid-Week Houston / Galveston / Freeport Fog advisory 02/03/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/03/2018 Normal
Houston Ship Channel // ACOE Update for Maximum Deep Draft02/02/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/02/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 02/01/2018 Normal

 Daily Port Update

Subject:Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update
Date:Sunday, February 18, 2018
Priority:Normal
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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">February 18, 2018            Sunday

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<span-family:"Calibri",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 outbound vessel traffic only

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">02/03

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1930       Pilots suspended boarding all vessel traffic due to fog

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">02/04

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0100      Pilots resumed boarding outbound vessel traffic only

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1205      Pilots resumed boarding inbound vessel traffic // Open to two way 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">2226      Pilots suspended boarding all vessel traffic due to dense 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">0430      Pilots resumed boarding outbound vessel traffic

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0830      Pilots resumed boarding inbound vessel traffic

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">02/09

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1840     Pilots suspended boarding all vessel traffic due to dense fog

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">02/10

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1630     Pilots boarded 3 vessels and sailed

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1905     Pilots suspended all vessel traffic due to fog

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0400     Pilots resumed boarding outbound vessel traffic only

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0815     Pilots resumed boarding inbound vessel traffic / HSC Open to all vessel traffic

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1806       Pilots suspended boarding all vessel traffic

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1530       Pilots resumed boarding outbound vessel traffic

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1943       Pilots suspended all vessel traffic due to dense fog

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">02/15

<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">1730       Pilots suspended boarding all traffic acct dense fog

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">02/16

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1130       Pilots resumed boarding outbound traffic only

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1812       Pilots suspended boarding all vessel traffic – due to dense fog

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">02/17

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1040        Pilots resumed boarding inbound traffic only

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">1725          Pilots suspended boarding inbound vessel traffic due to fog    

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">02/18

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">0920          Pilots resumed boarding outbound vessel traffic only

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Present Vessel Traffic

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">57           Vessels set to proceed inbound

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">11           Vessels set to proceed outbound

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<span-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">The Houston Ship Channel is open 24/7 with draft and other restrictions;

<span-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">                -Bayport Channel – maximum draft 45’

<span-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">-Entrance Channel to ExxonMobil Baytown - maximum 45'

<span-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">-ExxonMobil Baytown to Shell - maximum 41'

<span-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">               -Shell to Houston Cement West - maximum 40'

<span-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">-Houston Cement West to City Dock # 16 - maximum 36'

<span-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">               -Turning Basin – Maximum 29’

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<span-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Effective October 24th, 2017

<span-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">The dredging of the Houston Ship Channel between beacons 66 and 72 has been completed.  The 42’ restriction to Exxon has been lifted. The HSC is good for vessels with a draft fresh water of 45’ up to Exxon.  The HSC from Exxon to Shell still has a 41’ draft restriction.  The contract for this portion of the channel has been let and work should begin in the next few days.<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">

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<span-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Barbours Cut channel has a 44’ restriction and the Bayport channel has a restriction of 42’[effective 02/07/18 Bayport channel is now maximum 45’] and greater is daylight restricted, two tractors Pilot’s discretion.<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">

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Houston Pilots<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">

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Galveston / Texas City // Closed to all vessel traffic<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif"> 

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Freeport // Closed to all vessel traffic <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently   65° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low           64° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity  100%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 30.14 in / 1021.2 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint   65° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Visibility       1.5 miles

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind E 9 mph

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently     67° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low             64° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High            72° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity   100%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 30.16 in / 1022.2 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint    67° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Visibility        0.75 miles

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind  E 9 mph

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently   68° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low           65° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity    96%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 30.15 in / 1020.8 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint   67° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Visibility       0.75  miles

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

Heat Index  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">Wind E 6 mph

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black;background:white">A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. South wind around 10 mph. 

Washington's Birthday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 77. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. 

Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph. 

Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 76. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. 

Tuesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms. High near 70. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

Wednesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a low around 52. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

Thursday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 64.

Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.

Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74.

Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.

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Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black;background:white">A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 72. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. 

Washington's Birthday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 72. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. 

Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. 

Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. Southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. 

Tuesday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.

Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 69. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

Wednesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a low around 58. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

Thursday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 63.

Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.

Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 70.

Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.

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Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black;background:white">A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 73. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. 

Washington's Birthday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 74. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. 

Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. 

Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. Southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. 

Tuesday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.

Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 70. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

Wednesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a low around 56. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

Thursday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 64.

Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.

Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 71.

Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black"> Hazardous Weather Outlook National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX 417 AM CST Sun Feb 18 2018   TXZ213-214-235>238-191300- Brazoria-Chambers-Galveston-Harris-Jackson-Matagorda- 417 AM CST Sun Feb 18 2018   This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of Southeast Texas.   .DAY ONE...Today and Tonight   Sea fog could gradually make its way inland early this morning and maybe again late tonight. Visibility could be reduced below 1 mile at times, especially closer to the coastline.   .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Monday through Saturday   Periods of sea fog can are possible through midweek. We will be monitoring the potential for locally heavy rainfall in association with the next weather system that approaches toward midweek.   .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...   Spotter activation might be needed toward midweek.   $$ <span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

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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) @ 1024 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0.6 ft Steady = 45’06”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0.8 ft Falling = 45’08”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0.1 ft Falling = 45’01”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0.3 ft Falling = 45’03”

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 1024 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">9 knots from E, gusts to 10 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">8 knots from ESE, gusts to 10 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">7 knots from E, gusts to 8 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">5 knots from ESE, gusts to 8 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";color:black">FZUS54 KHGX 181526

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">Coastal Waters Forecast

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">926 AM CST Sun Feb 18 2018

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">Upper Texas coastal waters from High Island to the Matagorda Ship

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">Channel out 60 nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">Seas are provided as a range of the average height of the highest

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">1/3 of the waves...along with the occasional height of the average

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">highest 10 percent of the waves.

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ300-190415-

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">926 AM CST Sun Feb 18 2018

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM...

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">Dense fog remains in both bays this morning and will slowly 

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">erode through late morning with fog likely returning by late

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">afternoon or early evening. Southerly winds will begin to

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">strengthen and seas will build early this week per a tighter

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">onshore pressure gradient. Increasing mid week shower and storm

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">coverage that will be in association with a slowly approaching

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">cold front.

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ330-335-190415-

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">Matagorda Bay-Galveston Bay-

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">926 AM CST Sun Feb 18 2018

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black"> 

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.REST OF TODAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">smooth. Areas of dense fog with visibility 1 NM or less late in

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">the morning. Areas of fog in the afternoon. A slight chance of

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">showers.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">choppy. Areas of fog.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.MONDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">choppy. Areas of fog. A slight chance of showers and isolated

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">thunderstorms.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">slightly choppy. Areas of fog. A slight chance of showers and

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">isolated thunderstorms.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">choppy. Areas of fog. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">slightly choppy. Areas of fog. A chance of showers and

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">thunderstorms.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">choppy. Areas of fog. Showers and thunderstorms likely.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">10 to 15 knots after midnight. Bay waters smooth becoming

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">slightly choppy after midnight. Showers and thunderstorms likely.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.THURSDAY...North winds around 10 knots becoming northeast in the

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">afternoon. Bay waters smooth to slightly choppy becoming smooth

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">in the afternoon. A chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">smooth. A chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms.

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ350-355-190415-

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">Coastal waters from Freeport to the Matagorda Ship Channel out

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">20 NM-Coastal waters from High Island to Freeport out 20 NM-

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">926 AM CST Sun Feb 18 2018

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.REST OF TODAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">10 to 15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Areas of dense

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">fog with visibility 1 NM or less late in the morning. Areas of

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">fog in the afternoon. A slight chance of showers.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">building to 3 to 5 feet after midnight. Areas of fog.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.MONDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southeast 10 to

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Areas of fog. A

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">slight chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">Areas of fog. A slight chance of showers and isolated

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">thunderstorms.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">Areas of fog. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">5 feet. Areas of fog. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">Areas of fog. Showers and thunderstorms likely.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">10 to 15 knots after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Showers and

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">thunderstorms likely.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming east in the

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet. A chance of showers and isolated

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">thunderstorms.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">10 to 15 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 feet. A chance of

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">showers and isolated thunderstorms.

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ370-375-190415-

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">Waters from Freeport to the Matagorda Ship Channel from 20 to

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">60 NM-Waters from High Island to Freeport from 20 to 60 NM-

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">926 AM CST Sun Feb 18 2018

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.REST OF TODAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">3 feet. Areas of fog with visibility 1 NM or less late in the

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">morning. A slight chance of showers.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.MONDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">occasional seas up to 7 feet. A slight chance of showers and

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">isolated thunderstorms.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">with occasional seas up to 7 feet. A slight chance of showers and

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">isolated thunderstorms.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 6 feet with

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">occasional seas up to 7 feet. A slight chance of showers and

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">thunderstorms.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 6 feet

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">with occasional seas up to 7 feet. A chance of showers and

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">thunderstorms.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 5 to 6 feet

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">with occasional seas up to 7 feet. A chance of showers and

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">thunderstorms.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">northeast after midnight. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">up to 7 feet. Showers and thunderstorms likely.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming east in the

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">afternoon. Seas 4 to 5 feet with occasional seas up to 6 feet. A

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">5 feet with occasional seas up to 6 feet. A chance of showers and

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">isolated thunderstorms.

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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">HSC Air Drafts Restrictions

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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

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<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

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<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,

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<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

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

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

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

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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.