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Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/20/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/19/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/18/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/17/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/16/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/15/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/14/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/13/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/12/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/11/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/10/2018 Normal
NOAA - US Gulf // Hurricane Michael 10/10/2018 Normal
NOAA US Gulf // Hurricane Michael 10/09/2018 Normal
NOAA - US Gulf // Hurricane Michael 10/09/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/09/2018 Normal
NOAA Hurricane Central US Gulf – Hurricane Michael 10/08/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/08/2018 Normal
NOAA - US Gulf // Tropical Storm Michael10/08/2018 Normal
US Gulf - Tropical Storm Michael 10/07/2018 Normal
US Gulf - Tropical Depression 14 10/07/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/07/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/06/2018 Normal
US Gulf - Tropical Disturbance 10/06/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/05/2018 Normal
US Gulf Tropical Disturbance 10/05/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/04/2018 Normal
FW: Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/03/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/02/2018 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/01/2018 Normal

 Daily Port Update

Subject:Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update
Date:Thursday, October 11, 2018
Priority:Normal
Notice:

 

October 11, 2018            Thursday                   

 

Hurricane Season            June 1st – November 30th

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

 

Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update  

 

 

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

 

A reminder as we enter Fall 2018, strong cold fronts as they arrive the Texas Gulf Coast will generally push out 1 – 3 feet of water out of Galveston Bay.  Maximum deep draft vessels cold be delayed transiting the Houston Ship Channel until the cold front and high pressure move off the coast and water moves back into the bay. 

 

 

 

 

Following from Captain Mitchem / Presiding Officer Houston Pilots

 

Removal of 44' draft restriction in the Houston Ship Channel

 

Hello All:

 

The dredging between buoys 11/12 and 9/10 in Bolivar Roads has been completed.

 

The maximum allowable fresh water draft for Houston is 45’ as of August 1, 2018.

 

Sincerely

Captain Mark Mitchem

Presiding Officer

Houston Pilots

203 Deerwood Glen Drive

Deer Park, Texas      77536

po@houston-pilots.com

Office:  281-476-8204

Fax:  281-476-8254

Mobile:  713-201-6175

 

 

 

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Galveston / Texas City // Open to all vessel traffic 

 

 

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">NOAA HOUSTON

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

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

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

<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   71° F

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity   54%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 30.06 in / 1018.2 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint   54° 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 NR° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind NE 17 mph

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

Fair

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently     73° 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            79° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity     69° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  30.07 in / 1018.1 mb

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind  NE 15 mph, Gusts up to 24 mph

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

Fair

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 30.05 in / 1017.7 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint   60° 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 NR° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind NE 14 mph

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black;background:white">Sunny, with a high near 82. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph. <span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 62. Northeast wind around 5 mph. 

Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. Southeast wind around 5 mph. 

Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. 

Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. 

Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72.

Sunday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86.

Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.

Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72.

Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58.

Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 65.

Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58.

Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68.<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Sunny, with a high near 79. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. 

Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 70. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph. 

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 80. East wind 10 to 15 mph. 

Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. 

Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. 

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

Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 83.

Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 74.

Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 75.

Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Breezy. 

Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69. Breezy. 

Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Breezy. 

Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. Breezy.<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Sunny, with a high near 80. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. 

Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 70. Northeast wind around 10 mph. 

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 82. East wind around 10 mph. 

Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. 

Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. 

Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76.

Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84.

Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 73.

Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 75.

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

Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68. Breezy. 

Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 63.

Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70.<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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NOAA Houston/Galveston Weather<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

http://www.srh.noaa.gov/hgx/<span-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">NOAA USGULF Offshore Waters Weather

http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/text/MIAOFFNT4.shtml<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#1F497D">

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">KHOU WEATHER

http://www.khou.com/weather/<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#1F497D">

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<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">MARSEC LEVEL 1

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

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Maximum Deep Drafts - Houston / Galveston Bay

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">PORTS NOAA/NOS Water Levels (above MLLW) @ 1008 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2.5 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">2.2 ft Falling = 47’02”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2.6 ft Falling = 47’06”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2.2 ft Steady = 47”02”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2.2 ft Falling  = 47’02”

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 1008 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">10 knots from NNE, gusts to 14 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">11 knots from NNE, gusts to 15 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">19 knots from NE, gusts to 22 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">19 knots from NE, gusts to 22 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">10 knots from ENE, gusts to 17 knots

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Please visit our WEB Site<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif"> www.moranshipping.com<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif"> for port tide tables <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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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 110913

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

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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">413 AM CDT Thu Oct 11 2018

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

<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

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

<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.

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ300-112215-

<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">413 AM CDT Thu Oct 11 2018

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

<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">Moderate to strong northeast winds should continue today and

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">small craft should exercise caution for the offshore waters of the

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">Upper Texas Coast. Swells from Hurricane Michael have subsided

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">but the northeast winds will still support moderate seas. Moderate

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">to strong onshore winds should develop Saturday into Sunday ahead

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">of the next cold front. This should push seas higher Saturday

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">night into Sunday. The next cold front should push off the coast

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ330-335-112215-

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">413 AM CDT Thu Oct 11 2018

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.TODAY...Northeast 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">.TONIGHT...Northeast 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">.FRIDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth.

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.SATURDAY...Southeast 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...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters choppy.

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming east 5 to

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">20 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters slightly choppy becoming

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.MONDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters choppy. A

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ350-355-112215-

<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">413 AM CDT Thu Oct 11 2018

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">...Small Craft Should Exercise Caution...

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.TODAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">20 knots in the afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 feet building to 2 to

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">4 feet in the afternoon.

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">20 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A chance of showers

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.MONDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots increasing to 20 to

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">25 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 feet. A chance of showers

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">20 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet building to 3 to 4 feet in

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">20 knots in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 5 feet with occasional seas

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.MONDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 25 knots becoming 20 to

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">25 knots after midnight. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas up

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

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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

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<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-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Power Lines 

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Power Lines

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Fred Hartman

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Jesse Jones

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<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">197’ (Morgan’s Point)

197’ (below Fred Hartman Bridge – Baytown)<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

<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)

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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 # 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;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-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Houston Pilots Association

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

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Brazos Harbor Pilots

www.brazospilots.com

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NOAA

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National Hurricane Center<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

National Data Buoy Center

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Disclaimer
For quality assurance purposes please note well that while the above information is regularly vetted for accuracy it is not intended to replace the local knowledge or expertise pertaining to port conditions of our marine operations personnel. Port précis should always be verified by contacting the corresponding marine department of a particular location for the most up- information.