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Subject:Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update
Date:Sunday, December 01, 2019
Priority:Normal
Notice:

 

 

December 01, 2019            Sunday

 

                

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

 

 

 

NOAA Weather

GMZ300-020430-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

932 AM CST Sun Dec 1 2019

 

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

High pressure over Texas will maintain moderate offshore flow

today that should gradually diminish this afternoon but then

increase again tonight. The offshore flow continues through

Monday. By Tuesday, surface high pressure building into the area

will diminish winds and seas through the remainder of the week.

 

$$

 

 

 

Houston // Open to all vessel traffic

 

Recent fog closures

11/28

2112 Pilots suspended boarding all vessel traffic – due to fog

 

11/29

1100       Pilots resumed boarding shift and some sailing

1300       Pilots resumed boarding all sailing traffic

2240       Pilots suspended boarding sailing traffic and resumed boarding inbound vessel traffic only

 

11/30

0430       Pilots resumed boarding outbound vessel traffic and remains boarding inbound 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">Sunday

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently   61° F

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity    31%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 30.11 in / 1020.2 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint   30° 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 17 mph

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low             51° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity     34%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer   30.11 in / 1019.6 mb

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

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

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

Fair

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently    63° 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           69° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity    31%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  30.12 in / 1019.9 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint    32° 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 15 mph

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Sunny, with a high near 69. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

Tonight: Clear, with a low around 42. Northwest wind around 5 mph.

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 62. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

Monday Night: Clear, with a low around 44. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 69. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.

Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 51.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.

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

Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76.

Thursday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then a slight chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 72.

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

Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.<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">Sunny, with a high near 68. Northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

Tonight: Clear, with a low around 51. Breezy, with a north wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 60. Breezy, with a north wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Monday Night: Clear, with a low around 51. North wind 5 to 15 mph.

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 66. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon.

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

Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.

Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.

Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 72.

Thursday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 70.

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

Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 65.<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Sunny, with a high near 69. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

Tonight: Clear, with a low around 44. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 62. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

Monday Night: Clear, with a low around 46. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 69. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.

Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 55.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 71.

Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59.

Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 75.

Thursday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then a slight chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 72.

Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 55.

Saturday: Mostly sunny, 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) @ 1035 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0.3 ft Falling = 45’03”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0.3 ft Rising  = 45’03”

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0.3 ft Falling = 45’03”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0.4 ft Falling = 45’04”

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 1035 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">6 knots from NNW gusts to 9 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">9 knots from N gusts to 17 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">19 knots from N gusts to 21 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">12 knots from N 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

https://tgftp.nws.noaa.gov/data/raw/fz/fzus54.khgx.cwf.hgx.txt<span-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">

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FZUS54 KHGX 011532

CWFHGX

 

Coastal Waters Forecast

National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX

932 AM CST Sun Dec 1 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.

 

GMZ300-020430-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

932 AM CST Sun Dec 1 2019

 

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

High pressure over Texas will maintain moderate offshore flow

today that should gradually diminish this afternoon but then

increase again tonight. The offshore flow continues through

Monday. By Tuesday, surface high pressure building into the area

will diminish winds and seas through the remainder of the week.

 

$$

 

GMZ335-020430-

Galveston Bay-

932 AM CST Sun Dec 1 2019

 

...Small Craft Should Exercise Caution Through Noon...

 

.REST OF TODAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to

15 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters slightly choppy to choppy.

.TONIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters choppy.

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

in the afternoon. Bay waters choppy becoming slightly choppy in

the afternoon.

.MONDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast

after midnight. Bay waters smooth.

.TUESDAY...Southeast winds around 5 knots becoming south in the

afternoon. Bay waters smooth.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west

after midnight. Bay waters smooth.

.WEDNESDAY...North winds around 5 knots becoming east in the

afternoon. Bay waters smooth.

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

smooth.

.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south in the

afternoon. Bay waters smooth becoming smooth to slightly choppy

in the afternoon. A chance of showers in the late morning and

afternoon. Isolated thunderstorms late in the afternoon.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 10 knots becoming west

after midnight. Bay waters smooth to slightly choppy. A chance of

showers and isolated thunderstorms in the evening, then a slight

chance of showers after midnight.

 

$$

 

GMZ330-020430-

Matagorda Bay-

932 AM CST Sun Dec 1 2019

 

...Small Craft Should Exercise Caution Through Noon...

 

.REST OF TODAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to

15 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters choppy becoming slightly

choppy in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to

20 knots after midnight. Bay waters slightly choppy becoming

choppy after midnight.

.MONDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to 10 knots

in the afternoon. Bay waters slightly choppy becoming smooth in

the afternoon.

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

.TUESDAY...Southeast winds around 5 knots becoming south in the

afternoon. Bay waters smooth.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west

after midnight. Bay waters smooth.

.WEDNESDAY...North winds around 5 knots becoming east in the

afternoon. Bay waters smooth.

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

smooth.

.THURSDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth. A

slight chance of showers in the late morning and afternoon.

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

15 knots after midnight. Bay waters smooth becoming slightly

choppy after midnight. A slight chance of showers.

 

$$

 

GMZ350-355-020430-

Coastal waters from Freeport to Matagorda Ship Channel TX out

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

932 AM CST Sun Dec 1 2019

 

...Small Craft Should Exercise Caution Through Noon...

 

.REST OF TODAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to around

15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

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

after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

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

in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

.MONDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

.TUESDAY...Southeast winds around 5 knots becoming southwest in

the afternoon. Seas 1 foot.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west

after midnight. Seas 1 foot.

.WEDNESDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east in the

afternoon. Seas 1 foot.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot.

.THURSDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. A slight

chance of showers in the late morning and early afternoon. A

chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms late in the

afternoon.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 10 knots becoming west

after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Isolated thunderstorms in the

evening. A chance of showers.

 

$$

 

GMZ370-375-020430-

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-

932 AM CST Sun Dec 1 2019

 

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...

 

...Small Craft Should Exercise Caution After Noon...

 

.REST OF TODAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet

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

occasional seas up to 6 feet in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...North winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with

occasional seas up to 7 feet.

.MONDAY...North winds 15 to 25 knots decreasing to 10 to 15 knots

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

7 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet in the afternoon.

.MONDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

.TUESDAY...Southeast winds around 5 knots becoming southwest in

the afternoon. Seas 1 foot.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 10 knots becoming west

after midnight. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

.WEDNESDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east in the

afternoon. Seas 1 foot.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 1 foot.

.THURSDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. A

slight chance of showers until late afternoon. A chance of

showers and isolated thunderstorms late in the afternoon.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west

after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Isolated thunderstorms in the

evening. A chance of showers.

 

$$

 

 

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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">

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#1F497D"> 

<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">

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif"> 

 

<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.