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Subject:Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update
Date:Tuesday, December 03, 2019
Priority:Normal
Notice:

 

December 03, 2019            Tuesday

 

                

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

 

 

 

NOAA Weather

GMZ300-040430-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

929 AM CST Tue Dec 3 2019

 

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

Light southeasterly winds this morning will become more southerly

with low seas. A weak front will push off the coast Wednesday

morning with only a shift in wind direction. A stronger front

pushes off the coast Thursday night into Friday. Winds increase

from the north Friday night and small craft exercise caution may

be needed.

 

$$

 

 

 

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">Tuesday

<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   56° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low           49° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High          71° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 30.09 in / 1019.3 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint   42° 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 SE 7 mph

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

<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     61° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low             56° 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     63%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer   30.108 in / 1019.2 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   NR° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind SE 9 mph

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

Fair

<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            51° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity    77%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  30.09 in / 1019.0 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint    49° 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    7° 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 SE 7 mph

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Sunny, with a high near 71. Light south wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.

Tonight: Clear, with a low around 49. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 71. North wind around 5 mph becoming east in the afternoon.

Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 54. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 75. Light and variable wind becoming south 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

Thursday Night: Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 71.

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

Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.

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

Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 75.

Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.

Monday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 74. Chance of precipitation is 30%.<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. South wind 5 to 10 mph.<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

Tonight: Clear, with a low around 56. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight.

Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 66. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon.

Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. Southeast wind around 5 mph.

Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 71. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

Thursday Night: Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 69.

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

Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 65.

Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.

Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 71.

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

Monday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 71. Chance of precipitation is 40%.<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black;background:white">Sunny, with a high near 70. Light south wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

Tonight: Clear, with a low around 51. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming northwest after midnight.

Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 70. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming east in the afternoon.

Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. East wind around 5 mph.

Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 74. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

Thursday Night: Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 71.

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

Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 66.

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

Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.

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

Monday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 73. Chance of precipitation is 30%.<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

 

 

 

 

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Maximum Deep Drafts - Houston / Galveston Bay

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">PORTS NOAA/NOS Water Levels (above MLLW) @ 0944 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.0 ft Steady = 46’00”

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.0 ft Steady = 46’00”

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 0944 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">3 knots from SSW gusts to 6 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">5 knots from ESE gusts to 9 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">9 knots from SSE gusts to 11 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">8 knots from SSW gusts to 9 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">4 knots from S gusts to 8 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 031529

CWFHGX

 

Coastal Waters Forecast

National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX

929 AM CST Tue Dec 3 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.

 

GMZ300-040430-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

929 AM CST Tue Dec 3 2019

 

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

Light southeasterly winds this morning will become more southerly

with low seas. A weak front will push off the coast Wednesday

morning with only a shift in wind direction. A stronger front

pushes off the coast Thursday night into Friday. Winds increase

from the north Friday night and small craft exercise caution may

be needed.

 

 

$$

 

GMZ335-040430-

Galveston Bay-

929 AM CST Tue Dec 3 2019

 

.REST OF TODAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth.

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west after

midnight. Bay waters smooth.

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

afternoon. Bay waters smooth.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 5 knots. Bay waters

smooth.

.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth.

Scattered showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms late in

the afternoon.

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

midnight. Bay waters smooth. Scattered showers and a slight

chance of thunderstorms.

.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly

choppy.

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

choppy.

.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east in the

afternoon. Bay waters smooth.

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

smooth.

 

$$

 

GMZ330-040430-

Matagorda Bay-

929 AM CST Tue Dec 3 2019

 

.REST OF TODAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth.

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest 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 thunderstorms and isolated showers late in the

afternoon.

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

midnight. Bay waters smooth. Isolated showers early in the

evening. A slight chance of thunderstorms. Scattered showers in

the late evening and overnight.

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

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

choppy.

.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east in the

afternoon. Bay waters smooth.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south

after midnight. Bay waters smooth.

 

$$

 

GMZ350-355-040430-

Coastal waters from Freeport to Matagorda Ship Channel TX out

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

929 AM CST Tue Dec 3 2019

 

.REST OF TODAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot.

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west after

midnight. Seas 1 foot.

.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 foot.

.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot. Scattered

showers and a chance of thunderstorms late in the afternoon.

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

midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A chance of thunderstorms in the

evening. Scattered showers. A slight chance of thunderstorms

after midnight.

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

chance of thunderstorms and isolated showers in the morning.

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

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

10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots becoming south

after midnight. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

 

$$

 

GMZ370-375-040430-

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-

929 AM CST Tue Dec 3 2019

 

.REST OF TODAY...South winds around 5 knots becoming southwest in

the afternoon. Seas 1 foot.

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds around 10 knots becoming west after

midnight. Seas 1 foot.

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

afternoon. Seas 1 foot.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south

after midnight. Seas 1 foot.

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

Scattered showers and a chance of thunderstorms late in the

afternoon.

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

after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A chance of thunderstorms in

the evening. Scattered showers. A slight chance of thunderstorms

after midnight.

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

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

slight chance of thunderstorms. Isolated showers in the

afternoon.

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

.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds around 10 knots becoming south after

midnight. Seas 2 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">

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

<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,

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#051423"> 

<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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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.