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Subject:Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update
Date:Friday, February 21, 2020
Priority:Normal
Notice:

 

February 21, 2020            Friday

 

 

 

                

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

 

 

NOAA Weather

GMZ300-212215-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

345 AM CST Fri Feb 21 2020

 

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

High pressure building into the state today will significantly

weaken offshore winds and ultimately lower seas. Onshore winds

return late Saturday and strengthen Sunday ahead of the next cold

front. This weaker front will cross the Gulf waters Monday night.

A stronger cold frontal passage early Wednesday morning will raise

Advisory flags. Advisory conditions should persist through late

that evening.

 

$$

 

 

 

Houston // Open to all vessel traffic

 

02/05

0645       All vessel traffic suspended – due to fog

0815       All vessel traffic resumed

 

02/09

2355         Outbound vessel traffic only // Inbound vessel traffic suspended – due to fog February 10, 2020 – Monday

 

02/10

0100       Inbound vessel traffic remains suspended // Outbound vessel traffic suspended – due to fog  

0930       Outbound vessel traffic resumed // Inbound vessel traffic remains suspended – due to fog

1417       Outbound vessel traffic suspended // Inbound vessel traffic remains suspended – due to fog

2130       Outbound vessel traffic resumed // Inbound vessel traffic remains suspended – due to fog

 

02/11

0630         Inbound vessel traffic only resumed

1213         Inbound vessel traffic suspended and outbound vessel traffic remains suspended – due to fog

 

02/12

1000          Outbound vessel traffic only resumed

1117          Resumed inbound vessel traffic and remains open to outbound traffic

 

02/15

2350          All vessel traffic suspended – due to fog

 

02/16

1100           Outbound vessel traffic only resumed

1645           All vessel traffic suspended – due to fog

2330           Outbound vessel traffic resumed

 

02/17

0255           All vessel traffic suspended – due to fog

1300           Outbound vessel traffic only resumed 

1700           All vessel traffic suspended -  due to fog

 

02/18

1000          Outbound vessel traffic only resumed

1650          All vessel traffic suspended – due to fog

 

02/19

0255           All vessel traffic resumed

 

 

 

Galveston / Texas City // Open to all vessel traffic

 

 

 

Freeport // Open to all vessel traffic

 

02/04

2316       Inbound vessel traffic suspended

 

02/05

0700       All vessel traffic resumed

0852       All vessel traffic suspended – due to fog

1115       All vessel traffic resumed

 

02/10

1615       All inbound traffic suspended – due to fog

 

02/11

1040       All vessel traffic suspended – due to fog

 

02/12

1030       All vessel traffic resumed

 

02/16

0522       All vessel traffic suspended – due to fog

0554       All vessel traffic resumed

1432       All vessel traffic suspended – due to fog

2027       All vessel traffic resumed

 

02/17

0700       All vessel traffic suspended – due to fog

 

2/18

1245       All vessel traffic resumed

1617       All vessel traffic suspended – due to fog

1910         All vessel traffic resumed

2004        All vessel traffic suspended – due to fog

 

02/19

0200         All vessel traffic resumed

 

 

 

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">A Few Clouds

<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            38° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High           55° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  30.65 in / 1038.2 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    37° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind      NE 18 mph, Gusts up to 28 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">Fair and Breezy

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently     46° 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            53° 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   30.62 in / 1037.0 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 mile

<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     38° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind     N 23 mph, Gusts up to 32 mph

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

Fair

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently     46° F

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer   30.64 in / 1037.4 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      40° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind         NE 13 mph, Gusts up to 24 mph

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Sunny, with a high near 55. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 38. Northeast wind around 5 mph.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 60. Southeast wind around 5 mph.

Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 50. Southeast wind around 5 mph.

Sunday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.

Monday: A 50 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 72.

Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 49.

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 69.

Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 44.

Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 59.

Wednesday Night: Clear, with a low around 38.

Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 60.<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

<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 53. Breezy, with a north wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

Tonight: Clear, with a low around 42. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 56. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a temperature rising to around 58 by 5am. South wind around 10 mph.

Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 66. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.

Monday: A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69.

Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 55.

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 65.

Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 47. Windy.

Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 58. Breezy.

Wednesday Night: Clear, with a low around 45. Breezy.

Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 57.<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

<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 54. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 41. North wind around 5 mph.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 58. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon.

Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 52. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

Sunday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.

Monday: A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72.

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

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 67.

Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 45.

Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 59. Breezy.

Wednesday Night: Clear, with a low around 40.

Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 58.<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) @ 0936 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:red">-0.4 ft Falling = 44’08”

<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">-0.7 ft Falling = 44’05”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0.2 ft Rising = 45’02”

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

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

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

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

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 0936 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">9 knots from NE gusts to 13 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">12 knots from NNE gusts to 17 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">18 knots from NNE gusts to 24 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">24 knots from NE gusts to 29 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">17 knots from NNE gusts to 21 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 210945

CWFHGX

 

Coastal Waters Forecast

National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX

345 AM CST Fri Feb 21 2020

 

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.

 

GMZ300-212215-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

345 AM CST Fri Feb 21 2020

 

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

High pressure building into the state today will significantly

weaken offshore winds and ultimately lower seas. Onshore winds

return late Saturday and strengthen Sunday ahead of the next cold

front. This weaker front will cross the Gulf waters Monday night.

A stronger cold frontal passage early Wednesday morning will raise

Advisory flags. Advisory conditions should persist through late

that evening.

 

$$

 

GMZ330-335-212215-

Matagorda Bay-Galveston Bay-

345 AM CST Fri Feb 21 2020

 

...Small Craft Should Exercise Caution this morning...

 

.TODAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north 10 to

15 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters choppy becoming slightly

choppy in the afternoon.

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

choppy.

.SATURDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast in the

afternoon. Bay waters smooth.

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

smooth.

.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly

choppy.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly

choppy. A chance of showers late.

.MONDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest in the

afternoon. Bay waters smooth becoming smooth to slightly choppy

in the afternoon. A chance of showers.

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

.TUESDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest 10 to

15 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters smooth becoming slightly

choppy in the afternoon.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 20 to 25 knots. Bay waters rough

becoming choppy after midnight.

 

$$

 

GMZ350-355-212215-

Coastal waters from Freeport to Matagorda Ship Channel TX out

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

345 AM CST Fri Feb 21 2020

 

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM CST THIS AFTERNOON...

 

.TODAY...Northeast winds 15 to 25 knots becoming 15 to 20 knots

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

7 feet.

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

.SATURDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to

3 feet.

.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. A

chance of showers late.

.MONDAY...Southwest winds around 10 knots becoming northwest in

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

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

.TUESDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest 10 to

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

.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 20 to 25 knots becoming north

20 to 30 knots after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

 

$$

 

GMZ370-375-212215-

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-

345 AM CST Fri Feb 21 2020

 

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

 

.TODAY...Northeast winds 20 to 25 knots decreasing to 15 to

20 knots in the afternoon. Seas 6 to 9 feet with occasional seas

up to 11 feet subsiding to 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas up to

8 feet in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

.SATURDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to

3 feet.

.SUNDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southeast 15 to

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

.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A

chance of showers late.

.MONDAY...Southwest winds around 10 knots becoming west in the

afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A chance of showers.

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

.TUESDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest 5 to

10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 feet.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 25 to 30 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet

building to 6 to 8 feet with occasional seas up to 10 feet after

midnight.

 

$$

 

 

 

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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">

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

<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">

<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;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Port of Galveston

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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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Disclaimer
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.