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Subject:Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update
Date:Monday, December 02, 2019
Priority:Normal
Notice:

 

December 02, 2019            Monday

 

                

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

 

 

 

NOAA Weather

GMZ300-022115-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

300 AM CST Mon Dec 2 2019

 

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

The moderate offshore flow pattern will continue through Monday

evening. By Tuesday, surface high pressure builds into the area

and weaker onshore flow returns. This will diminish seas through

the remainder of the week. A week cold front will move into SE

Texas on Wednesday, briefly shifting winds back offshore before

onshore flow returns again by the evening. Another cold front

pushes through on Friday.

 

$$

 

 

 

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">Monday

<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   45° 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          62° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity    58%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 30.28 in / 1025.9 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint   31° 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  41° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind NW 7 mph

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

<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     51° 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            60° F

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

<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    37° 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 NW 9 mph

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

Fair

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently    41° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low            43° F

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  30.29 in / 1025.6 mb

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

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Sunny, with a high near 62. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

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

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 70. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.

Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 52. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 74. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

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

Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 76.

Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 72.

Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 52.

Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 66.

Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55.

Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74.<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Sunny, with a high near 60. Breezy, with a north wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Tonight: Clear, with a low around 51. North wind 5 to 15 mph becoming northeast after midnight.

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 67. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming south in the afternoon.

Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 58. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 68. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming east in the afternoon.

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

Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72.

Thursday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 69.

Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.

Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 63.

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

Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69.<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Sunny, with a high near 63. North wind 5 to 15 mph.

Tonight: Clear, with a low around 43. North wind around 5 mph.

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 70. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.

Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 55. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming northwest after midnight.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 71. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming east in the afternoon.

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

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

Thursday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 71.

Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 54.

Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 65.

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

Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 72.<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) @ 0740 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:red">-0.3 ft Falling = 44’09”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:red">-0.5 ft Rising  = 44’07”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:red">-0.0 ft Rising = 45’00”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:red">-0.1 ft Steady = 44’01”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:red">-0.1 ft Falling = 44’11”

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 0740 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">4 knots from NW gusts to 5 knots

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">9 knots from NNW gusts to 12 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">15 knots from N gusts to 19 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">11 knots from N gusts to 14 knots

 

 

 

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<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">MARSEC LEVEL 1

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

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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 020900

CWFHGX

 

Coastal Waters Forecast

National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX

300 AM CST Mon Dec 2 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.

 

GMZ300-022115-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

300 AM CST Mon Dec 2 2019

 

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

The moderate offshore flow pattern will continue through Monday

evening. By Tuesday, surface high pressure builds into the area

and weaker onshore flow returns. This will diminish seas through

the remainder of the week. A week cold front will move into SE

Texas on Wednesday, briefly shifting winds back offshore before

onshore flow returns again by the evening. Another cold front

pushes through on Friday.

 

$$

 

GMZ335-022115-

Galveston Bay-

300 AM CST Mon Dec 2 2019

 

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

in the afternoon. Bay waters slightly choppy becoming smooth in

the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...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 5 to 10 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 increasing to 10 to

15 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters smooth becoming slightly

choppy in the afternoon. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds around 10 knots becoming west after

midnight. Bay waters smooth to slightly choppy becoming smooth

after midnight. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

.FRIDAY...Northwest winds around 10 knots. Bay waters smooth to

slightly choppy. A slight chance of showers in the morning.

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

choppy.

 

$$

 

GMZ330-022115-

Matagorda Bay-

300 AM CST Mon Dec 2 2019

 

.TODAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly choppy.

.TONIGHT...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 5 to 10 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 and thunderstorms.

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

midnight. Bay waters smooth. A chance of showers and a slight

chance of thunderstorms.

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

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

choppy.

 

$$

 

GMZ350-355-022115-

Coastal waters from Freeport to Matagorda Ship Channel TX out

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

300 AM CST Mon Dec 2 2019

 

...Small Craft Should Exercise Caution...

 

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

in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

.TONIGHT...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 to

2 feet.

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

chance of showers and thunderstorms.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds around 10 knots becoming west after

midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A

slight chance of showers in the morning.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

 

$$

 

GMZ370-375-022115-

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-

300 AM CST Mon Dec 2 2019

 

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM CST THIS AFTERNOON...

 

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

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

8 feet subsiding to 3 to 5 feet in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...Northeast 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 northeast in the

afternoon. Seas 1 foot.

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

2 feet.

.THURSDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A

chance of showers and thunderstorms.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest

after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A chance of showers and

thunderstorms.

.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north in the

afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A chance of showers in the morning.

A slight chance of showers in the afternoon.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.

 

$$

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NOAA Houston/Galveston Weather<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

http://www.srh.noaa.gov/hgx/<span-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">

<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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<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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Notice posted on Monday, December 02, 2019

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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.