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Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/31/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/30/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/29/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/28/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/27/2018 Normal
Subtropical Storm Alberto - Active Storm Advisory - Atlantic - Sunday, May 27, 201805/27/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/26/2018 Normal
Subtropical Storm Alberto - Active Storm Advisory - Atlantic - Friday, May 25, 201805/25/2018 Normal
NOAA Tropical Weather 05/25/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/25/2018 Normal
Significant Tropical Disturbance Advisory - Atlantic - Thursday, May 24, 201805/25/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/24/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/23/2018 Normal
ExxonMobil Baytown Drafts Update Effective May 27, 201805/22/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/22/2018 Normal
Enterprise Houston Ship Channel Draft Restriction05/21/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/21/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/20/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/19/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/18/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/17/2018 Normal
Houston Ship Channel / Max Allowable Draft to Shell05/16/2018 High
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/16/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/15/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/14/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/13/2018 Normal
Well we are getting closer to hurricane season unfortunately05/12/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/12/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/11/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/10/2018 Normal
VTS Directed Closure- Houston Ship Channel LT 112 - 10MAY 0900-120005/09/2018 Normal
FW: Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/09/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/08/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/07/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/06/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/05/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/04/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/03/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/02/2018 Normal

 Daily Port Update

Subject:Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update
Date:Tuesday, May 15, 2018
Priority:Normal
Notice:

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<span-size:11.0pt;font-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 all vessel traffic   

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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;color:red">-ExxonMobil Baytown to Shell - maximum 42'

<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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I want to make sure that all agents are now aware that the allowable draft above Exxon to Shell/Enterprise docks is now 42 feet in fresh water (up from 41 feet).<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:red">

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Sincerely<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:red">

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

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

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Freeport // Open 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">A Few Clouds

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High          94° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity    91%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 29.97 in / 1015.2 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint   73° 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">Heat Index  76° F

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

Fair

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently     79° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low             74° 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     79° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 29.97 in / 1014.9 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint     72° 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">Heat Index   82° F

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<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">Low           72° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High          87° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity   79%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 29.97 in / 1014.7 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint   71° 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">Heat Index  80° F

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Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black;background:white">Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Light southwest wind becoming south 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight. 

Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Southwest wind around 5 mph. 

Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 71. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. 

Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 95. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. 

Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 72.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 94.

Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 73.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 92.

Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 74.

Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 91.

Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 73.

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Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black;background:white">Sunny, with a high near 85. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon. <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 74. Southwest wind around 10 mph. 

Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 88. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. 

Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 75. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. 

Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 89. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. 

Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 76.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 86.

Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 77.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 86.

Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 77.

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 85.

Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 77.

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Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black;background:white">Sunny, with a high near 87. South wind 5 to 10 mph. <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. South wind around 5 mph becoming west after midnight. 

Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon. 

Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 73. Southwest wind around 10 mph. 

Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 87. South wind around 10 mph. 

Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 74.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 87.

Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 75.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 86.

Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 75.

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 86.

Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 75.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook Hazardous Weather Outlook National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX 412 AM CDT Tue May 15 2018   TXZ163-164-176>179-195>200-210>214-226-227-235>238-300-313- 335>338-436>438-160915- Austin-Brazoria Islands-Brazos-Burleson-Chambers-Coastal Brazoria- Coastal Galveston-Coastal Harris-Coastal Jackson- Coastal Matagorda-Colorado-Fort Bend- Galveston Island and Bolivar Peninsula-Grimes-Houston- Inland Brazoria-Inland Galveston-Inland Harris-Inland Jackson- Inland Matagorda-Madison-Matagorda Islands-Montgomery- Northern Liberty-Polk-San Jacinto-Southern Liberty-Trinity-Walker- Waller-Washington-Wharton- 412 AM CDT Tue May 15 2018   This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of Southeast Texas..   .DAY ONE...Today and Tonight   Locally dense fog will be possible this morning west and southwest of the Houston metro.   Near to record high temperatures will be possible today. Because of how early in the year this heat is occurring, residents are urged to take precautions for heat illness. These include taking frequent breaks if working outdoors, wearing lightweight and loose-fitting clothing, and drinking plenty of water.   .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday   Near to record high temperatures will be possible Wednesday and Thursday. Because of how early in the year this heat is occurring, residents are urged to take precautions for heat illness. These include taking frequent breaks if working outdoors, wearing lightweight and loose-fitting clothing, and drinking plenty of water.   .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...   Spotter activation will not be needed.   $$  


Air Quality Alert TXZ213-237-238-313-337-338-437-438-160000-   AIR QUALITY ALERT MESSAGE TEXAS COMMISSION ON ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY RELAYED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX 244 PM CDT Mon May 14 2018   ...OZONE ACTION DAY FOR TUESDAY...   THE TEXAS COMMISSION ON ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY (TCEQ)...HAS ISSUED AN OZONE ACTION DAY FOR THE HOUSTON...GALVESTON...AND BRAZORIA AREAS FOR TUESDAY... MAY 14 2018.   ATMOSPHERIC CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO BE FAVORABLE FOR PRODUCING HIGH LEVELS OF OZONE POLLUTION IN THE HOUSTON...GALVESTON AND SURROUNDING AREAS ON TUESDAY. YOU CAN HELP PREVENT OZONE POLLUTION BY SHARING A RIDE...WALKING...RIDING A BICYCLE...TAKING YOUR LUNCH TO WORK...AVOIDING DRIVE THROUGH LANES...CONSERVING ENERGY AND KEEPING YOUR VEHICLE PROPERLY TUNED.   FOR MORE INFORMATION ON OZONE:   OZONE: THE FACTS (WWW.TCEQ.TEXAS.GOV/AIRQUALITY/MONOPS/OZONEFACTS.HTML) EPA AIR NOW: <span) TAKE CARE OF TEXAS: (WWW.TAKECAREOFTEXAS.ORG/AIR/AIRQUALITY)   $$  

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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) @ 0936 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.5 ft Rising = 47’05”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.3 ft Steady = 46’03”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.6 ft Variable = 46’06”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.8 ft Steady = 46’08”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.5 ft Falling = 46’05”

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 0936 hrs

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2 knots from WSW, gusts to 5 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">4 knots from S, gusts to 4 knots

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">3 knots from SSE, gusts to 4 knots

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1 knots from N, gusts to 1 knots

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

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

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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

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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">GMZ300-152115-

<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

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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">An onshore flow will prevail through the end of the week with high

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">pressure over the eastern U.S. and lower pressures over West

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">Texas. A brief land breeze will develop late night and early

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">morning through mid-week. A stronger onshore flow is expected to

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ330-335-152115-

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.TODAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south 10 to

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">15 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters smooth becoming slightly

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">choppy in the afternoon.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.TONIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest after

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">midnight. Bay waters smooth.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south in the

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">5 to 10 knots after midnight. Bay waters slightly choppy becoming

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.FRIDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ350-355-152115-

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">349 AM CDT Tue May 15 2018

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.TODAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.TONIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest after

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">midnight. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.WEDNESDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest in the

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">2 feet.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.FRIDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.SATURDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">15 to 20 knots after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 feet.

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ370-375-152115-

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">349 AM CDT Tue May 15 2018

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.TODAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.TONIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest after

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">midnight. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.WEDNESDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">2 feet.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 feet.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.FRIDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">5 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">

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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

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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