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Subject:Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update
Date:Friday, November 08, 2019
Priority:Normal
Notice:

 

November 08, 2019            Friday   

 

                

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

 

 

Hurricane Season

June 1st – November 30th

Be Prepared     

 

 

NOAA Weather

GMZ300-090415-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

930 AM CST Fri Nov 8 2019

 

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

Strong northerly winds continue in the wake of yesterday’s cold

front across the bays and Gulf waters. Winds and seas will

gradually be on the decline this afternoon through the weekend.

Another strong cold front will push across the region late Monday.

Gale force winds and subsequently higher seas are expected post

frontal passage.

 

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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">Friday

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently   53° 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    83%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 30.29 in / 1026.3 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint   48° 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  48° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind N 17 mph, Gusts up to 23 mph

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

<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     56° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low             45° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity     93%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer   30.26 in / 1024.8 mb

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind N 21 mph

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

Overcast

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently    54° 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           59° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity     93%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  30.28 in / 1025.4 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint    52° 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   50° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind N 16 mph

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 11am. Cloudy, with a high near 57. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

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

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 66. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the morning.

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

Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 72. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph.

Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.

Veterans Day: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a high near 73. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Monday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a low around 38. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

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

Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 32.

Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 50.

Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41.

Thursday: A 30 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 58.<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">A slight chance of showers between 11am and 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 60. Breezy, with a north wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Tonight: Cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 45. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 62. Northeast wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 57. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 70. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the morning.

Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.

Veterans Day: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 72.

Monday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a low around 44. Windy. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 50. Windy.

Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. Breezy.

Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 53.

Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48.

Thursday: A 40 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 60.<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 20 percent chance of showers between 4pm and 5pm. Cloudy, with a high near 59. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

Tonight: Cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 47. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 64. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 53. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 71. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.

Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.

Veterans Day: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 74.

Monday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a low around 43. Windy. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 51. Windy.

Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37.

Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 54.

Wednesday Night: A 40 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46.

Thursday: A 40 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62.<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;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) @ 0747 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.1 ft Steady = 46’01”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0.7 ft Falling = 45’07”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.4 ft Falling = 46’04”

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.4 ft Falling = 46’04”

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 0747 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">8 knots from N gusts to 11 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">13 knots from N gusts to 16 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">11 knots from NNE gusts to 19 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">20 knots from NNE gusts to 24 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">14 knots from NNE gusts to 17 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 081530

CWFHGX

 

Coastal Waters Forecast

National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX

930 AM CST Fri Nov 8 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.

 

GMZ300-090415-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

930 AM CST Fri Nov 8 2019

 

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

Strong northerly winds continue in the wake of yesterday’s cold

front across the bays and Gulf waters. Winds and seas will

gradually be on the decline this afternoon through the weekend.

Another strong cold front will push across the region late Monday.

Gale force winds and subsequently higher seas are expected post

frontal passage.

 

$$

 

GMZ330-335-090415-

Matagorda Bay-Galveston Bay-

930 AM CST Fri Nov 8 2019

 

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

 

.REST OF TODAY...North winds 15 to 25 knots becoming 15 to

20 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters choppy. A slight chance of

showers in the late morning and afternoon.

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

choppy.

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

.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds around 5 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 chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms late.

.MONDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east in the

afternoon. Bay waters smooth. A chance of showers until late

afternoon. Isolated thunderstorms. Showers likely late in the

afternoon.

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

35 knots after midnight. Bay waters rough becoming very rough

after midnight. Isolated thunderstorms in the evening. Showers

likely.

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

25 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters rough becoming choppy in

the afternoon. A chance of rain.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters

choppy.

 

$$

 

GMZ350-355-090415-

Coastal waters from Freeport to Matagorda Ship Channel TX out

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

930 AM CST Fri Nov 8 2019

 

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS EVENING...

 

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

20 knots this evening. Seas 3 to 5 feet. A slight chance of

showers in the late morning and afternoon.

.TONIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to

15 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

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

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

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

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

afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

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

chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms late.

.MONDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east in the

afternoon. Seas 2 feet. A chance of showers until late afternoon.

Isolated thunderstorms. Showers likely late in the afternoon.

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

35 knots after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 feet building to 5 to 7 feet

with occasional seas up to 8 feet after midnight. Showers likely

and isolated thunderstorms.

.TUESDAY...North winds 25 to 35 knots becoming 25 to 30 knots in

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

10 feet. A chance of rain.

.TUESDAY 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. A slight chance of rain late.

 

$$

 

GMZ370-375-090415-

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-

930 AM CST Fri Nov 8 2019

 

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS EVENING...

 

.REST OF TODAY...North winds 20 to 25 knots becoming 15 to

25 knots this evening. Seas 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas up

to 8 feet. A chance of showers early in the morning. A slight

chance of showers in the late morning and early afternoon, then a

chance of showers late in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...North 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...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east

after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

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

.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A

chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms late.

.MONDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast in the

afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A chance of showers until late

afternoon. Isolated thunderstorms. Showers likely late in the

afternoon.

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

35 knots after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 feet building to 8 to

11 feet with occasional seas up to 14 feet after midnight.

Showers likely and isolated thunderstorms.

.TUESDAY...North winds 25 to 35 knots becoming 25 to 30 knots in

the afternoon. Seas 9 to 12 feet with occasional seas up to

15 feet. A chance of rain.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 25 to 30 knots decreasing to

20 to 25 knots after midnight. Seas 6 to 9 feet with occasional

seas up to 11 feet. A slight chance of rain.

 

$$

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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"> 

<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">

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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">

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

<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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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.