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Subject:Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update
Date:Tuesday, November 05, 2019
Priority:Normal
Notice:

 

 

November 05, 2019            Tuesday   

 

                

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

 

 

Hurricane Season

June 1st – November 30th

Be Prepared     

 

 

NOAA Weather

GMZ300-052200-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

335 AM CST Tue Nov 5 2019

 

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

Light to moderate east to southeast winds will prevail today. Some showers

are possible. Increasing east winds and building seas can be expected

tonight through Thursday. A strong cold front and associated showers

and thunderstorms will push through the area late Thursday through early

Friday with strong and gusty north winds and rough seas developing in

its wake to close out the week. Small craft advisories will likely be

needed. Decreasing northeast to east winds and lowering seas can be

expected over the weekend.

 

$$

 

Patchy fog predicted for late tonight

 

 

Houston // Open to all vessel traffic

 

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low           62° 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    97%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 30.13 in / 1020.9 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint   66° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Visibility       9 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 Chill  NR° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind E 5 mph

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low             66° F

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer   30.13 in / 1020.3 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         5 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 Chill   NR° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind NE 3 mph

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

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            65° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High           77° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  30.13 in / 1020.2 mb

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind E 3 mph

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph.

Tonight: Patchy fog after midnight. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

Wednesday: Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 76. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph in the morning.

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

Thursday: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly between noon and 3pm, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 3pm. High near 79. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

Thursday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before midnight, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 53. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before noon. Cloudy, with a high near 60.

Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43.

Saturday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62.

Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48.

Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 69.

Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55.

Veterans Day: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 66.<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

Tonight: Patchy fog after midnight. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. East wind around 10 mph.

Wednesday: Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 73. East wind around 10 mph.

Wednesday Night: Increasing clouds, with a low around 67. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

Thursday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

Thursday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a low around 56. Windy. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before noon. Cloudy, with a high near 62. Windy.

Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49.

Saturday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62.

Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56.

Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 68.

Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.

Veterans Day: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 66.<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">A slight chance of showers between 2pm and 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. East wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Tonight: Patchy fog after midnight. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. East wind around 5 mph.

Wednesday: Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 75. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

Wednesday Night: Increasing clouds, with a low around 66. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

Thursday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

Thursday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before midnight, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 55. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before noon. Cloudy, with a high near 63. Breezy.

Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47.

Saturday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62.

Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53.

Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 70.

Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59.

Veterans Day: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68.<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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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) @ 0808 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2.1 ft Falling = 47’01”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.9 ft Steady = 46’09”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2.3 ft Rising = 47’03”

<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">2.1 ft Falling = 47’01”

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 0808 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2 knots from NE gusts to 3 knots

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">6 knots from NNE gusts to 7 knots

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2 knots from ENE gusts to 4 knots

 

 

 

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

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FZUS54 KHGX 050935

CWFHGX

 

Coastal Waters Forecast

National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX

335 AM CST Tue Nov 5 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.

 

GMZ300-052200-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

335 AM CST Tue Nov 5 2019

 

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

Light to moderate east to southeast winds will prevail today. Some showers

are possible. Increasing east winds and building seas can be expected

tonight through Thursday. A strong cold front and associated showers

and thunderstorms will push through the area late Thursday through early

Friday with strong and gusty north winds and rough seas developing in

its wake to close out the week. Small craft advisories will likely be

needed. Decreasing northeast to east winds and lowering seas can be

expected over the weekend.

 

$$

 

GMZ330-335-052200-

Matagorda Bay-Galveston Bay-

335 AM CST Tue Nov 5 2019

 

.TODAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth. A slight chance

of showers late.

.TONIGHT...East winds around 10 knots. Bay waters smooth to slightly

choppy. Patchy fog in the late evening and overnight.

.WEDNESDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly choppy.

Patchy fog early in the morning.

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

choppy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms late.

.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots

in the afternoon. Bay waters smooth becoming slightly choppy in the

afternoon. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning,

then showers and thunderstorms likely in the afternoon.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...North winds 20 to 25 knots becoming 15 to 25 knots

after midnight. Bay waters rough becoming choppy after midnight. Showers

likely until early morning. A slight chance of thunderstorms. A chance

of showers late.

.FRIDAY...North winds 15 to 25 knots becoming 15 to 20 knots in the

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

A slight chance of thunderstorms. A slight chance of showers in the

afternoon.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northeast 10 to

15 knots after midnight. Bay waters choppy becoming slightly choppy

after midnight.

.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to 10 knots

in the afternoon. Bay waters slightly choppy becoming smooth in the

afternoon.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth.

 

$$

 

GMZ350-355-052200-

Coastal waters from Freeport to Matagorda Ship Channel TX out

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

335 AM CST Tue Nov 5 2019

 

.TODAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

.TONIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

.WEDNESDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

A chance of showers and thunderstorms late.

.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east 10 to 15 knots

in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet. A chance of showers and thunderstorms

in the morning, then showers and thunderstorms likely in the afternoon.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...North winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet building

to 3 to 5 feet after midnight. Showers until early morning. A slight

chance of thunderstorms. A chance of showers late.

.FRIDAY...North winds 20 to 25 knots becoming 15 to 25 knots in the

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

A slight chance of thunderstorms. A slight chance of showers in

the afternoon.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to 15

knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

 

$$

 

GMZ370-375-052200-

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-

335 AM CST Tue Nov 5 2019

 

.TODAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the

afternoon. Seas 2 feet.

.TONIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

.WEDNESDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.

A chance of showers and thunderstorms late.

.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming east 5 to 10 knots

in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A chance of showers and thunderstorms

in the morning, then showers with thunderstorms likely in the afternoon.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet building

to 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet after midnight. Showers

and a slight chance of thunderstorms.

.FRIDAY...Northeast winds 25 to 30 knots decreasing to 20 to 25 knots

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

A chance of showers in the morning. A slight chance of thunderstorms.

A slight chance of showers in the afternoon.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 20 to 25 knots decreasing to 15 to 20

knots after midnight. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to

7 feet.

.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to 15 knots

in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming east 5 to

10 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

 

$$

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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-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

 

 

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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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)

Air drafts clearances are based on MHW // Vessels should allow an additional 10 feet clearance for the Power Lines<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">Port of Texas City

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

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

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 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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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.