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SubjectDatePriority
PCT - Houston Ship Channel Update 31 March 201903/31/2019 Normal
HSC /// Update from today's PCT call03/31/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/31/2019 Normal
HSC Update from today's PCT call03/30/2019 Normal
USCG UPDATE TO CLOSURE ON THE HOUSTON SHIP CHANNEL03/30/2019 Normal
PCT - Houston Ship Channel Update 30 March 201903/30/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/30/2019 Normal
HSC // CLOSURE ON THE UPPER HOUSTON SHIP CHANNEL03/29/2019 Normal
FW: ExxonMobil Baytown Drafts Update Effective March 29, 201903/29/2019 High
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/29/2019 Normal
HSC // Update from today's PCT call 29th March 03/29/2019 Normal
KMI FW: Vessel/Barge Traffic Management03/29/2019 Normal
Fwd: PCT - Houston Ship Channel Update 29 March 201903/29/2019 Normal
HSC Update // HOUSTON SHIP CHANNEL CLOSURE03/28/2019 Normal
FW: PCT - Houston Ship Channel Update 28 March 201903/28/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/28/2019 Normal
FW: WGMA Daily Industry Update Report03/28/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/27/2019 Normal
PCT - Houston Ship Channel Update 27 March 201903/27/2019 Normal
HSC Update / Update from today's PCT call03/26/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/26/2019 Normal
FW: PCT - Houston Ship Channel Update 26 March 201903/26/2019 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update 03/26/2019 High
HSC Update from USCG VTS Watch Supervisor 03/26/2019 Normal
Houston Ship Channel - update for inbound ships 03/25/2019 High
Houston Ship Channel Update 3.25.19/2:22 PM from USCG/VTS03/25/2019 Normal
HSC Update // Update from today's PCT call03/25/2019 Normal
RE: Houston Ship Channel Update for Ship Traffic 03/25/2019 Normal
HSC PCT Minutes Update 03/25/2019 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update for Ship Traffic 03/25/2019 High
HSC Update 03/25/2019 Normal
Houston Pilots Update 03/25/2019 High
PCT - Houston Ship Channel Update 25 March 201903/25/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/25/2019 Normal
HSC // Update from today's PCT call03/25/2019 Normal
HSC Update from today's PCT call03/24/2019 Normal
RE: PCT - Houston Ship Channel Update 24 March 201903/24/2019 Normal
FW: PCT - Houston Ship Channel Update 24 March 201903/24/2019 High
RE: PCT - Houston Ship Channel Update 24 March 201903/24/2019 High
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/24/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/24/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/23/2019 Normal
FW: PCT - Houston Ship Channel Update 22 March 201903/23/2019 High
Fwd: HOUSTON CHANNEL STATUS03/23/2019 Normal
Fwd: PCT - Houston Ship Channel Update 22 March 201903/22/2019 Normal
HOUSTON SHIP CHANNEL CLOSED, TUCKER'S BAYOU TO HSC LT 11603/22/2019 Normal
Houston Ship Channel 03/22/2019 Normal
HOUSTON SHIP CHANNEL CLOSED, TUCKER'S BAYOU TO HSC LT 11603/22/2019 Normal
USCG MSIB 03/22/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/22/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/21/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/20/2019 Normal
GalTex Pilots revise drafts for Texas City03/19/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/19/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/18/2019 Normal
Fire at ITC Deer Park03/17/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/17/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/16/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/15/2019 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update03/14/2019 Normal
Galveston/Texas City Channel Update03/14/2019 Normal
Galveston/Texas City Channel Update03/14/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/14/2019 Normal
Houston ship channel closed at 1942 on 03/13/2019 due to weather03/13/2019 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update 03/13/2019 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update 03/13/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/13/2019 Normal
Houston Ship Channel opened to all traffic 0810/13 March 2019 03/13/2019 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update 03/12/2019 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update 03/12/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/12/2019 Normal
Galveston/Texas City Channel Update03/12/2019 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update Corrected 03/11/2019 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update03/11/2019 Normal
Galveston/Texas City Channel Update03/11/2019 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update03/11/2019 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update03/11/2019 Normal
Galveston/Texas City Channel Update03/11/2019 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update03/11/2019 Normal
FW: Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/11/2019 Normal
Galveston/Texas City Channel Update03/11/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/11/2019 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update 03/10/2019 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update 03/10/2019 Normal
Galveston/Texas City Channel Update03/10/2019 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update 03/10/2019 Normal
Galveston/Texas City Channel Update03/10/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/10/2019 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update 03/09/2019 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update 03/09/2019 Normal
Galveston/Texas City Channel Update03/09/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/09/2019 Normal
Central Daylight Savings Time begins 0200/10th March Reminder03/09/2019 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update 03/08/2019 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update 03/08/2019 Normal
HSC OPEN ALL TRAFFIC 3/8/19 @ 152003/08/2019 Normal
Central Daylight Savings Time begins 0200/10th March 03/08/2019 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update 03/08/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/08/2019 Normal
Houston ship channel is open both ways at 0245 on 03/08/201903/08/2019 Normal
The Houston ship channel is open to sailings only at 2200 on 03/07/201903/07/2019 Normal
Galveston/Texas City Channel Update03/07/2019 Normal
HSC CLOSED ALL TRAFFIC 3/7/19 @1500.03/07/2019 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update03/07/2019 Normal
HSC CLOSED INBOUND TRAFFIC FOG 3/7/19 @ 1010.03/07/2019 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Weather Update // Weekend weather outlook03/07/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/07/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/06/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/05/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/04/2019 Normal
Galveston/Texas City Channel Update03/03/2019 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update03/03/2019 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update03/03/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/03/2019 Normal
Houston Ship Channel closed to all traffic 1300/02 March due to fog 03/02/2019 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update03/02/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/02/2019 Normal
Galveston/Texas City Channel Update03/02/2019 Normal
Houston Ship Channel closed 1812/01 March due to fog 03/01/2019 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update03/01/2019 Normal
Houston Ship Channel Update03/01/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 03/01/2019 Normal

 Daily Port Update

Subject:Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update
Date:Sunday, March 31, 2019
Priority:Normal
Notice:

March 31, 2019            Sunday                   

 

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

 

 

Houston // Open to all vessel traffic from Galveston Buoy 1 to ExxonMobil / Botsco (normal transiting restrictions) as this is below the spill

       area

       Open to inbound and outbound vessel traffic transiting through Tucker’s Bayou and Lynchburg Ferry (spill area) one way during

       daylight hours

 

 

 

HSC present traffic

48          Vessels set to proceed inbound

15           Vessels set to proceed outbound   

  2           Vessels set to shift

 

 

HSC Traffic Movements above and inside the spill zone

 

03/22

1240       No Vessel traffic allowed to transit through LT Buoy 116 to Tucker’s Bayou due to spill from ITC-DP

 

03/24

1235       Pilots boarded test vessel at sea buoy and berthed Stolt Haven # 3

 

03/25

0425       Pilots commenced boarding inbound vessel traffic requiring transit through spill zone // daylight traffic only

0900       Pilots commenced boarding outbound vessel traffic above the spill zone // daylight vessel traffic only

 

03/26

0800       Pilots boarded outbound vessel traffic only // No inbound vessels boarded to proceed through the spill zone

 

03/27

0630       Pilots boarded outbound vessel traffic only transiting from above the spill zone

1000       Pilots resumed boarding Inbound traffic and pilots remain boarding outbound vessel traffic transiting from above the spill zone

 

03/28

0700       Pilots boarded outbound vessel traffic only  transiting from above the spill zone

1000       Pilots resumed boarding Inbound traffic and pilots remain boarding outbound vessel traffic transiting from above the spill zone

 

03/29

0730       Pilots resumed boarding outbound vessel traffic above spill zone

0920       Pilots resumed boarding inbound vessel traffic berthing above spill zone

 

03/30

0130         Pilots boarded 3 inbound vessels

0210         Pilots suspended boarding inbound vessel traffic

0630         Pilots resumed boarding outbound vessel traffic

 

03/31

0700         Pilots resumed boarding outbound vessel traffic

 

Pilots have not boarded any inbound vessel traffic proceeding above the spill area

 

 

 

USCG COTP Orders due to fire / spill at ITC-DP

 

03/21

1025       MSIB 03-20

This MSIB is issued in response to questions regarding activities on the Houston Ship Channel as a result of the chemical fire at ITC Deer

Park in the Upper Houston Ship Channel.  

The Houston Ship Channel remains open to all traffic at this time. The U.S. Coast Guard Captain of the Port is working in close

coordination with EPA, TCEQ, Harris County, ITC, and the contracted toxicology companies to evaluate any resulting impacts to the Houston Ship Channel.

 

If at any time a safety risk to operations on the Houston Ship Channel becomes evident, the Captain of the Port will take action to

ensure safety for port operations and mariners on the waterways. Facilities and employees should continue to follow any direction provided by the County officials. 

 

This bulletin shall remain active until rescinded or superseded by future direction.

 

HSC remains open to all vessel traffic

 

 

03/22

1240       USCG VTS Watch Supervisor directs no vessel movements from Tucker’s Bayou to LT Buoy 116 due to spill from fire incident at ITC-DP

1803       USCG COTP Order MSIB 05-19 calls for cease of cargo operations from Cargill Facility East to Cemex (between LB 139 and LB 129) due

to high levels of benzene detected in HSC

 

                MSIB 05-19

                This MSIB is issued in response to reported benzene levels on the Houston Ship Channel as a result of the chemical fire at ITC Deer

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As of March 22, 2019, at 1803 the Coast Guard Captain of the Port has called for a cease of cargo operations in the Houston Ship

Channel from the Cargill Facility East to Cemex USA, which is between Houston Ship Channel Light 139 and Houston Ship Channel Light 129. The U.S. Coast Guard Captain of the Port is working in close coordination with EPA, TCEQ, Harris County, ITC, POHA and the contracted toxicology companies to evaluate air quality on the Houston Ship Channel at this time and will continue to update risk evaluations.

 

If at any time additional safety risks to operations on the Houston Ship Channel become evident, the

Captain of the Port will take action to ensure safety for port operations and mariners on the waterways. Facilities and employees

should continue to follow any direction provided by the County officials. 

 

This bulletin shall remain active until rescinded or superseded by future direction.

 

03/23    

USCG notice Tows allowed to proceed outbound from San Jacinto River from 1700 – 1900/24th March   Upper ship channel remains

closed to vessel traffic due to spill response from Tucker’s Bayou to LT Buoy 116.

 

03/25

1430      USCG notice received // Advises HSC open to all traffic for daytime transits only, with Carpenters Bayou and Old River remains closed. 

Vessels currently in the contamination area are not authorized to depart until decontamination is completed.  VTS Houston/Galveston directs all tow vessels transiting through the

contamination zone between Tucker’s Bayou and LT Buoy 116 to maintain a 30 minute spacing to complete pollution inspection

 

03/26

1935     VESSEL TRAFFIC SERVICE HOUSTON-GALVESTON DIRECTS NO VESSEL MOVEMENTS IN THE CONTAMINATED ZONE BETWEEN

                    HOUSTON SHIP CHANNEL LIGHT 116 AND TUCKER'S BAYOU UNTIL 0800 MARCH 27, 2019, AT WHICH TIME TOWS TRANSITING THE

                    CONTAMINATED ZONE WILL BE REQUIRED TO MAINTAIN A 30 MINUTE SPACING AND A TEMPORARY REPORTING POINT WILL BE

                    REESTABLISHED ON THE SAN JACINTO RIVER AT THE I-10 BRIDGE. CARPENTER'S BAYOU AND THE OLD RIVER REMAIN CLOSED UNTIL

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2132     As of March 26th, 2019, the U.S. Coast Guard Captain of the Port (COTP) has opened Houston Ship Channel between Tucker Bayou

and HSC light 116 to allow for vessel traffic, managed through Vessel Traffic Service (VTS), during daylight hours only. Old River and

Carpenters Bayou remain closed to all traffic. All vessels are required to check in and out via VTS

 

03/28

 

1008       VESSEL TRAFFIC SERVICE HOUSTON-GALVESTON DIRECTS NO VESSEL MOVEMENTS IN THE CONTAMINATED ZONE BETWEEN

LYNCHBURG FERRY AND TUCKER’S BAYOU UNTIL 0730 MARCH 29, 2019, AT WHICH TIME TOWS TRANSITING THE CONTAMINATED

ZONE WILL BE REQUIRED TO MAINTAIN A 30 MINUTE SPACING AND A TEMPORARY REPORTING POINT WILL BE REESTABLISHED ON THE SAN JACINTO RIVER AT THE I-10 BRIDGE. CARPENTER’S BAYOU AND THE OLD RIVER REMAIN CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.

 

1154           VTS is now accepting check-ins for vessels that are not trapped behind the boom in the upper end of

                    the Old River in the area known as The Rock and Kirby's Cut.  Vessel's may depart into the San

                    Jacinto River provided they have minimal to no oiling and can meet the draft constraints.

                    Vessels will be inspected and decontaminated as needed prior to departing the Old River.  VTS is

                    requiring a 30 minute spacing between vessel transits."

 

03/29

                USCG advises one way vessel traffic from Lynchburg Ferry to Tucker’s Bayou and daylight transits only // tows allowed two way traffic

  through spill zone // Both vessel and tow traffic restricted to daylight only transits through the spill zone

 

03/30

                USCG VTS Notice – advises two way vessel and tow/barge traffic from Lynchburg Ferry and Tucker’s Bayou

 

03/31

                USCG VTS Notice - "2-WAY TOW TRAFFIC AND 1 WAY SHIP TRAFFIC IS ALLOWED BETWEEN LYNCHBURG AND TUCKERS BAYOU. VTS

DIRECTS NO MEETING OR OVERTAKING BETWEEN SHIPS FROM LYNCHBURG AND TUCKERS BAYOU.  ALL VESSELS TRANSITING THE

CONTAMINATED ZONE WILL BE REQUIRED TO MAINTAIN A 30 MINUTE SPACING. WAKE AND SURGE CONSIDERATIONS ARE REQUESTED FROM ALL VESSELS.

 

ALL VESSEL'S WILL BE INSPECTED UPON ENTRY AND DEPARTURE FOR CONTAMINATION. 

 

THE I-10 BRIDGE IN THE SAN JACINTO RIVER HAS BEEN ESTABLISHED AS A TEMPORARY REQUIRED CHECK-IN POINT. VTS IS NOW

ACCEPTING CHECK-INS FROM VESSELS NOT CONFINED BEHIND THE BOOM IN THE UPPER END OF THE OLD RIVER IN THE AREA KNOWN

AS THE ROCK AND KIRBY'S CUT. VESSELS MAY DEPART INTO THE SAN JACINTO RIVER PROVIDED THEY HAVE MINIMAL TO NO OILING

AND CAN MEET THE DRAFT CONSTRAINTS.  

 

CARPENTER'S BAYOU REMAINS CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE."

 

 

Galveston / Texas City // Open to all vessel traffic

 

 

Freeport // Open to all vessel traffic

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NOAA Weather Service

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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

Sunday

Overcast

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low           44° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High          57° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity   57%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 20.26 in / 1025.2 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint   35° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Visibility     10 miles

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind Chill  44° F

<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  N 20 mph, Gusts up to 26 mph

Sunday

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High            58° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer   30.24 in / 1014.1 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint     42° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Visibility       10 miles

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind Chill   43° F

<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  N 25 mph, Gusts up to 30 mph

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

Overcast

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High           56° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  30.26 in / 1024.5 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint     41° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Visibility       10 miles

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind Chill  42° F

<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  N 12 mph

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">A 20 percent chance of showers before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 57. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. 

Tonight: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 44. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph. 

Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 60. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph. 

Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming clear, with a low around 44. North wind around 5 mph. 

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 69. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the morning. 

Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 54.

Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73.

Wednesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.

Thursday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 82.

Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.

Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.

Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.

Saturday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78.<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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Today: <span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black;background:white">A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm, then a slight chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 58. Windy, with a north wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

Tonight: Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 50. Northeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. 

Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 60. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. 

Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming clear, with a low around 49. North wind around 10 mph. 

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 63. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon. 

Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.

Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70.

Wednesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.

Thursday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 74.

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

Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 75.

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

Saturday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74.<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then a slight chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 56. North wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms. 

Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. Northeast wind around 10 mph. 

Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 59. Northeast wind around 10 mph. 

Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming clear, with a low around 43. North wind around 10 mph. 

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 64. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon. 

Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.

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

Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.

Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 76.

Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.

Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.

Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.

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Wind Advisory <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">1222 AM CDT Sun Mar 31 2019 <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">...A Wind Advisory is in effect for the immediate coastline <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">through mid-morning... <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">.Strong north winds in the wake of a strong cold front will <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">persist overnight. Sustained wind speeds will exceed 25 mile per <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">hour with gusts possibly approaching 35 miles per hour. Winds <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">will begin to slowly diminish this morning. <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">TXZ436>438-311500- <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">/O.CON.KHGX.WI.Y.0007.000000T0000Z-190331T1500Z/ <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">Brazoria Islands-Galveston Island and Bolivar Peninsula- <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">Matagorda Islands- <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">Including the cities of Galveston and Surfside Beach <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">1222 AM CDT Sun Mar 31 2019 <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CDT THIS MORNING... <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">* EVENT...North winds near 25 mph with higher gusts <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">* TIMING...Through mid Sunday morning. <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">* IMPACT...Gusty winds may toss about unsecured, lightweight <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">  objects outdoors. High profile vehicles, such as large vans, <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">  campers, and trailers may face difficulties traveling on roads <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">  that are oriented roughly parallel to the coast. <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">Drivers of vans...campers...trailers...and other high-profile <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">vehicles should be alert to the danger of these winds... <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">especially when driving along east to west oriented roads <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">&& <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">$$ <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif"> 

 

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

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

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

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Galveston WEB Cams

https://www.galveston.com/webcams/

 

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Kemah WEB Cams

https://saltwater-recon.com/kemah-seabrook/

https://www.weatherbug.com/weather-camera/

 

 

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Baytown WEB Cams

https://www.weatherbug.com/weather-camera/   

https://www.meteoblue.com/en/weather/forecast/webcams/baytown_united-states-of-america_4672731

 

 

 

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

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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) @ 0924 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:red">-0.9 ft Falling = 44’03”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:red">-0.8 ft  Steady = 44’04”

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.0 ft Rising = 46’00”

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

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

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 0924 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">17 knots from N, gusts to 22 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">16 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">23 knots from NNE, gusts to 26 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">13 knots from NNE, gusts to 20 knots

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<span-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:#1F497D">NOAA Weather Galveston Bay & Matagorda Bay

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FZUS54 KHGX 310848

CWFHGX

 

Coastal Waters Forecast

National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX

348 AM CDT Sun Mar 31 2019

 

Upper Texas coastal waters from High Island to the Matagorda Ship

Channel out 60 nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

 

Seas are provided as a range of the average height of the highest

1/3 of the waves...along with the occasional height of the average

highest 10 percent of the waves.

 

GMZ300-312130-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

348 AM CDT Sun Mar 31 2019

 

.SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM...

Strong northerly winds will continue in the wake of the front that

pushed through yesterday. Wind gusts to near 30-35 knots through

Sunday afternoon...especially in the Gulf waters. Showers and

isolated thunderstorms can be expected through Sunday afternoon.

A weak reinforcing front may pass through late Monday. Southeast

winds should resume toward midweek as high pressure moves off to

the east.

 

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GMZ330-312130-

Matagorda Bay-

348 AM CDT Sun Mar 31 2019

 

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM CDT THIS AFTERNOON...

 

.TODAY...North winds 15 to 25 knots becoming 15 to 20 knots in

the afternoon. Bay waters choppy. Showers likely and isolated

thunderstorms in the morning, then a chance of showers in the

afternoon.

.TONIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly

choppy.

.MONDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly choppy.

A slight chance of showers.

.MONDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth.

.TUESDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east in the

afternoon. Bay waters smooth.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters

smooth.

.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly

choppy. A chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters

slightly choppy. A chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms.

.THURSDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly

choppy. A chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast

after midnight. Bay waters smooth.

 

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GMZ335-312130-

Galveston Bay-

348 AM CDT Sun Mar 31 2019

 

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM CDT THIS AFTERNOON...

 

.TODAY...North winds 15 to 25 knots decreasing to 15 to 20 knots

in the afternoon. Bay waters choppy. A chance of showers and

isolated thunderstorms in the morning, then a slight chance of

showers in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly

choppy.

.MONDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north 5 to

10 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters slightly choppy becoming

smooth in the afternoon. A slight chance of showers.

.MONDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth.

.TUESDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast in

the afternoon. Bay waters smooth.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters

smooth.

.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly

choppy. A chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters

slightly choppy. A chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms.

.THURSDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly

choppy. A chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters

smooth. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

 

$$

 

GMZ350-312130-

Coastal waters from Freeport to Matagorda Ship Channel TX out

20 NM-

348 AM CDT Sun Mar 31 2019

 

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM CDT THIS AFTERNOON...

 

.TODAY...North winds 20 to 30 knots decreasing to 15 to 20 knots

in the afternoon. Seas 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas up to

8 feet. Showers likely and isolated thunderstorms in the morning,

then a chance of showers in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...Northeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. A

slight chance of showers in the evening.

.MONDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. A

slight chance of showers.

.MONDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

.TUESDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east in the

afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to

3 feet.

.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. A

chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 3 to

5 feet. A chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms.

.THURSDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. A

chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.

 

$$

 

GMZ355-312130-

Coastal waters from High Island to Freeport TX out 20 NM-

348 AM CDT Sun Mar 31 2019

 

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM CDT THIS AFTERNOON...

 

.TODAY...North winds 20 to 30 knots decreasing to 15 to 20 knots

in the afternoon. Seas 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas up to 8

feet. Isolated thunderstorms in the morning. A chance of showers.

.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

.MONDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north 5 to

10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet. A slight chance of

showers.

.MONDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 feet.

.TUESDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east in the

afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to

2 feet.

.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. A

chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 3 to

4 feet. A chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms.

.THURSDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A

chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest

5 to 10 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 feet. A slight chance

of showers and thunderstorms.

 

$$

 

GMZ370-375-312130-

Waters from Freeport to Matagorda Ship Channel TX from 20 to

60 NM-Waters from High Island to Freeport TX from 20 to 60 NM-

348 AM CDT Sun Mar 31 2019

 

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM CDT THIS AFTERNOON...

 

.TODAY...North winds 25 to 30 knots decreasing to 20 to 25 knots

in the afternoon. Seas 7 to 10 feet with occasional seas up to 13

feet. Isolated thunderstorms in the morning. Showers likely.

.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with

occasional seas up to 8 feet subsiding to 4 to 5 feet with

occasional seas up to 6 feet after midnight. A slight chance of

showers.

.MONDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. A

slight chance of showers in the morning, then a chance of showers

in the afternoon.

.MONDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 feet. A slight

chance of showers in the evening.

.TUESDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming east 5 to

10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to

3 feet.

.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to

20 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet. A chance of showers

and isolated thunderstorms.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to

5 feet with occasional seas up to 6 feet. A chance of showers and

isolated thunderstorms.

.THURSDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to

15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 5 feet with occasional seas

up to 6 feet. A chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to

10 knots after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A slight chance of

showers and thunderstorms.

 

$$

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Port of Houston Authority<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#1F497D">

http://www.portofhouston.com/<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#1F497D">

ACOE Project Depth for Houston Ship Channel<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#1F497D">

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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-family:"Arial",sans-serif">40 feet/12.19 meters Bayport Channel <span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

<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">HSC Air Drafts Restrictions

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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

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

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

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

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Sidney Sherman

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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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

http://www.portofgalveston.com/<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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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:white">

<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

http://www.swg.usace.army.mil/<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#1F497D">

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

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Houston Pilots Association

http://www.houston-pilots.com/<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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

http://galvestonpilots.com/galtexnew/<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#051423">

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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

Dial-A-Buoy<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:blue">

Oceanweather, Inc.<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:blue">

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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.