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Subject:Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update
Date:Wednesday, November 06, 2019
Priority:Normal
Notice:

 

November 06, 2019            Wednesday   

 

                

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

 

 

Hurricane Season

June 1st – November 30th

Be Prepared     

 

 

NOAA Weather

GMZ300-070415-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

923 AM CST Wed Nov 6 2019

 

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

Mainly moderate east to southeast winds and slightly elevated seas

can be expected through Thursday morning. Winds and seas could come

down a little during the day on Thursday ahead of the next cold

front. This front and associated showers and thunderstorms will push

through the area Thursday afternoon and into the evening. Strong

and gusty north to northeast winds and rough seas developing in

its wake. Small craft advisories will be needed. Decreasing

northeast to east winds and lowering seas can be expected over the

weekend. Another strong cold front will move through the area on

Monday.

 

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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">Wednesday

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low           64° 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    56%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 30.20 in / 1022.2 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint   59° 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 78° 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 12 mph

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer   30.21 in / 1023.0 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint     63° 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 Chill   NR° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind E 15 mph

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

Fair

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently    78° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low            68° 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     62%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  30.19 in / 1022.4 mb

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind E 12 mph

This Afternoon: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Sunny, with a high near 79. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight.

Thursday: Showers and thunderstorms. High near 77. Light and variable wind becoming north 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Thursday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 8pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 8pm and midnight, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 53. North wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before noon. Cloudy, with a high near 59. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44.

Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 62.

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

Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 70.

Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56.

Veterans Day: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 69.

Monday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 46.

Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 53.<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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This Afternoon: <span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black;background:white">Sunny, with a high near 72. East wind around 10 mph.<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

Tonight: Increasing clouds, with a low around 67. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

Thursday: Showers and thunderstorms. High near 76. East wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

Thursday Night: Showers and thunderstorms before 9pm, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly after 9pm. Low around 55. Breezy, with a north wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

Friday: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 4pm, then a slight chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 61. Windy, with a north wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50.

Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 61.

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

Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 69.

Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.

Veterans Day: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 69.

Monday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 50. Breezy.

Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 55. Breezy.<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

This Afternoon: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. East wind around 10 mph.

Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

Thursday: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. High near 78. East wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Thursday Night: Showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly after 8pm. Low around 55. North wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

Friday: A chance of showers before 9am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 9am and noon, then a slight chance of showers after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 62. Breezy, with a north wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Friday Night: Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 48.

Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 62.

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

Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 71.

Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.

Veterans Day: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 71.

Monday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 50.

Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 56. Breezy.<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) @ 1156 hrs

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 1156 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">10 knots from ESE gusts to 15 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">7 knots from SE gusts to 9 knots

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">11 knots from E gusts to 12 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">9 knots from E gusts to 13 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 061523

CWFHGX

 

Coastal Waters Forecast

National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX

923 AM CST Wed Nov 6 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.

 

GMZ300-070415-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

923 AM CST Wed Nov 6 2019

 

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

Mainly moderate east to southeast winds and slightly elevated seas

can be expected through Thursday morning. Winds and seas could come

down a little during the day on Thursday ahead of the next cold

front. This front and associated showers and thunderstorms will push

through the area Thursday afternoon and into the evening. Strong

and gusty north to northeast winds and rough seas developing in

its wake. Small craft advisories will be needed. Decreasing

northeast to east winds and lowering seas can be expected over the

weekend. Another strong cold front will move through the area on

Monday.

 

$$

 

GMZ330-335-070415-

Matagorda Bay-Galveston Bay-

923 AM CST Wed Nov 6 2019

 

.REST OF TODAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly

choppy.

.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to

10 knots after midnight. Bay waters slightly choppy becoming

smooth after midnight. A slight chance of showers late.

.THURSDAY...East winds around 5 knots becoming northeast 10 to

15 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters smooth becoming slightly

choppy in the afternoon. A slight chance of showers early in the

morning, then showers and thunderstorms in the late morning and

afternoon.

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

20 knots after midnight. Bay waters rough becoming choppy after

midnight. Thunderstorms in the evening. Showers. Isolated

thunderstorms after midnight.

.FRIDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. 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...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters

slightly choppy.

.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.

.SUNDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast in the

afternoon. Bay waters smooth.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth.

A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the

late evening and overnight.

 

$$

 

GMZ350-355-070415-

Coastal waters from Freeport to Matagorda Ship Channel TX out

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

923 AM CST Wed Nov 6 2019

 

.REST OF TODAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to

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

showers late.

.THURSDAY...East winds around 5 knots becoming northeast 10 to

15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet. A slight chance of

showers early in the morning, then showers and thunderstorms in

the late morning and afternoon.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...North winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

Thunderstorms early in the evening. Showers. Isolated

thunderstorms in the late evening and overnight.

.FRIDAY...Northeast winds 20 to 25 knots becoming north 15 to

20 knots in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas

up to 7 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 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

.SUNDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast in the

afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the

late evening and overnight.

 

$$

 

GMZ370-375-070415-

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-

923 AM CST Wed Nov 6 2019

 

.REST OF TODAY...East winds around 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.

.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to

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

showers late.

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

15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A slight chance of

showers in the morning. Isolated thunderstorms late in the

morning, then showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to

around 40 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet building to 5 to 7 feet with

occasional seas up to 8 feet after midnight. Thunderstorms early

in the evening. Showers. Isolated thunderstorms in the late

evening and overnight.

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

in the afternoon. Seas 6 to 8 feet with occasional seas up to

10 feet. A chance of showers and a slight chance of

thunderstorms.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet

with occasional seas up to 7 feet.

.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

.SUNDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. A

slight chance of thunderstorms in the late evening and early

morning. A chance of showers in the late evening and overnight. A

chance of thunderstorms late.

 

$$

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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)

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

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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

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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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Army Corp of Engineers

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

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NOAA

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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.