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Subject:Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update
Date:Thursday, November 07, 2019
Priority:Normal
Notice:

 

November 07, 2019            Thursday   

 

                

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

 

 

Hurricane Season

June 1st – November 30th

Be Prepared     

 

 

NOAA Weather

GMZ300-072300-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

348 AM CST Thu Nov 7 2019

 

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

East to southeast winds and slightly elevated seas can be expected

through this morning. A cold front and associated showers and

thunderstorms will push into the area later this afternoon and

on into this evening. Strong and gusty north to northeast winds

along with rough seas will develop after the front moves through,

and 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.

Behind this front, advisories are likely and gale watches or

warnings might be needed.

 

$$

 

 

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">Thursday

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

<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           50° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity    81%

<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   65° 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 E 3 mph

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low             54° 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     94%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer   30.14 in / 1020.6 mb

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Visibility         4 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 6 mph

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

Fog / Mist

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low            53° 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     91%

<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        5 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 NE 5 mph

Today: <span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm. High near 78. Light and variable wind becoming north 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Tonight: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 10pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 10pm and 11pm, then a chance of showers after 11pm. Low around 50. North wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 11am. Cloudy, with a high near 52. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. North wind around 5 mph.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 64. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the morning.

Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 49.

Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.

Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.

Veterans Day: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 71.

Monday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 39. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 47.

Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 34.

Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 51.<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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Today: <span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 4pm. High near 72. East wind around 5 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Tonight: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly before 4am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4am. Low around 54. Windy, with a north wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 20 to 25 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

Friday: A 50 percent chance of showers, mainly before 5pm. Cloudy, with a high near 55. Windy, with a north wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. North wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 62. Northeast wind 5 to 15 mph.

Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 57.

Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 70.

Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.

Veterans Day: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 71.

Monday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 45. Windy. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 51. Windy.

Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 42. Breezy.

Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 55.<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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Today: <span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">A slight chance of showers before 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 1pm and 4pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 4pm. Cloudy, with a high near 77. East wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Tonight: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Low around 53. North wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

Friday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 7am, then a chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 55. Breezy, with a north wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 63. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 54.

Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 73.

Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.

Veterans Day: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 7am. Cloudy, with a high near 74.

Monday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 42. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 51. Breezy.

Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 39.

Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 56.<span-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) @ 0903 hrs

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.7 ft Falling = 46’07”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2.0 ft Falling = 47’00”

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

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

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

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

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 0903 hrs

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">3 knots from NE 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 070948

CWFHGX

 

Coastal Waters Forecast

National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX

348 AM CST Thu Nov 7 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.

 

GMZ300-072300-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

348 AM CST Thu Nov 7 2019

 

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

East to southeast winds and slightly elevated seas can be expected

through this morning. A cold front and associated showers and

thunderstorms will push into the area later this afternoon and

on into this evening. Strong and gusty north to northeast winds

along with rough seas will develop after the front moves through,

and 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.

Behind this front, advisories are likely and gale watches or

warnings might be needed.

 

$$

 

GMZ330-335-072300-

Matagorda Bay-Galveston Bay-

348 AM CST Thu Nov 7 2019

 

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH TONIGHT...

 

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

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

A chance of showers in the morning. Isolated thunderstorms.

Showers in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...North winds 20 to 25 knots becoming 15 to 25 knots after

midnight. Bay waters rough becoming choppy after midnight. Showers

until early morning. Isolated thunderstorms. A chance of showers late.

.FRIDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters choppy. A chance of

showers.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly choppy.

.SATURDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northeast 5 to 10 knots

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

afternoon.

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

.SUNDAY...East winds around 5 knots becoming southeast in the afternoon.

Bay waters smooth.

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

A slight chance of showers in the late evening and early morning.

A slight chance of thunderstorms in the late evening and overnight.

A chance of showers late.

.MONDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast 15 to 20

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

A chance of thunderstorms until late afternoon. A chance of showers.

A slight chance of thunderstorms late in the afternoon.

.MONDAY NIGHT...North winds 20 to 30 knots becoming 25 to 30 knots

after midnight. Bay waters rough becoming very rough after midnight.

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

 

$$

 

GMZ350-355-072300-

Coastal waters from Freeport to Matagorda Ship Channel TX out

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

348 AM CST Thu Nov 7 2019

 

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH

FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

 

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

afternoon. Seas 2 feet. A chance of showers in the morning. Isolated

thunderstorms. Showers likely in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...North winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Showers and

isolated thunderstorms.

.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.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.

.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

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

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

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

chance of showers and thunderstorms in the late evening and early

morning. A chance of showers and thunderstorms late.

.MONDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast 15 to 20

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

.MONDAY NIGHT...North winds 20 to 30 knots increasing to 25 to 35 knots

after midnight. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to 7 feet.

A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.

 

$$

 

GMZ370-375-072300-

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 CST Thu Nov 7 2019

 

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH

FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

 

.TODAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east in the afternoon.

Seas 2 to 3 feet. A slight chance of showers early in the morning,

then a chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms in the late

morning and afternoon.

.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with occasional

seas up to 8 feet. Showers likely and isolated thunderstorms.

.FRIDAY...Northeast winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 6 to 8 feet with occasional

seas up to 10 feet. A chance of showers.

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

occasional seas up to 7 feet. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

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

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

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

.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 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.

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

in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

.MONDAY NIGHT...North winds 20 to 30 knots increasing to 25 to 35 knots

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

to 7 to 10 feet with occasional seas up to 13 feet after midnight.

A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.

 

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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

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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;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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NOAA

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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.