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Ship Channel Update 04/30/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/30/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/29/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/28/2017 Normal
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Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/21/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/20/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/19/2017 Normal
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 Daily Port Update

Subject:Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update
Date:Thursday, April 06, 2017
Priority:Normal
Notice:

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">April 6, 2017            Thursday

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update  

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Houston //  Open to all vessel traffic

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Galveston / Texas City // Open to all vessel traffic

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Freeport // Open to all vessel traffic

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

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Fair

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently   57° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High          81° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity   62%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  30.21 in / 1023.5 mb

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

Fair

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently   62° F

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<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 30.22 in / 1023.1 mb

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

Fair

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

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Today: Sunny, with a high near 81. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph in the afternoon.

Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 54. North wind around 5 mph becoming southeast after midnight.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 79. East wind around 5 mph.

Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 59. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 81. South wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 65.

Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.

Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.

Monday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81.

Monday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 68.

Tuesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80.

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Sunny, with a high near 74. North wind 5 to 15 mph.

Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 63. Northwest wind around 5 mph.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 72. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.

Friday Night: Clear, with a low around 66. South wind around 10 mph.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 74. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 70.

Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.

Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 72.

Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 77.

Monday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71.

Tuesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75.

Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.

Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 75.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Sunny, with a high near 77. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon.

Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 55. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming west after midnight.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 76. North wind around 5 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.

Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 64. South wind around 10 mph.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 78. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 68.

Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.

Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70.

Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80.

Monday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70.

Tuesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79.

Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.

Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 79.

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">NOAA USGULF Offshore Waters Weather

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Maximum Deep Drafts - Houston / Galveston Bay

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">PORTS NOAA/NOS Water Levels (above MLLW) @ 0844 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">-0.6 ft Falling = 44’06”

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

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

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

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

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 0844 hrs 

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

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

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

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Please visit our WEB Site<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"> www.moranshipping.com<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"> for port tide tables

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<span-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:#1F497D">NOAA Weather Galveston Bay & Matagorda Bay

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">COASTAL WATERS FORECAST

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">UPPER TEXAS COASTAL WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">SEAS ARE PROVIDED AS A RANGE OF THE AVERAGE HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">1/3 OF THE WAVES...ALONG WITH THE OCCASIONAL HEIGHT OF THE AVERAGE

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">HIGHEST 10 PERCENT OF THE WAVES.

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ300-062100-

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">249 AM CDT THU APR 6 2017

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM...

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">WINDS WILL CONTINUE TO WEAKEN AND SEAS WILL CONTINUE TO COME DOWN

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS INTO THE REGION. ONSHORE FLOW RESUMES ON

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT AS THE HIGH MOVES TO THE EAST...THEN

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GRADUALLY STRENGTHENS OVER THE WEEKEND.

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ330-335-062100-

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">MATAGORDA BAY-GALVESTON BAY-

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">249 AM CDT THU APR 6 2017

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">...LOW WATER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CDT THIS MORNING...

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">BAY WATERS SMOOTH.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">CHOPPY TO CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">TO CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING,

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ350-355-062100-

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">COASTAL WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">20 NM-COASTAL WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">249 AM CDT THU APR 6 2017

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION EARLY THIS MORNING...

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING 5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">SEAS UP TO 7 FEET.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET WITH

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ370-375-062100-

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL FROM 20 TO

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">60 NM-WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT FROM 20 TO 60 NM-

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">249 AM CDT THU APR 6 2017

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New""> 

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION THIS MORNING...

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.TODAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN THE AFTERNOON.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">SEAS 2 FEET.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 15 TO 20 KNOTS

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL

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Port of Houston Authority

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ACOE Project Depth for Houston Ship Channel

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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

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<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-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">40 feet/12.19 meters Bayport Channel

<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-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)

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Air drafts clearances are based on MHW // Vessels should allow an additional 10 feet clearance for the Power Lines

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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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<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 # 11, 12, 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;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:#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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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Houston Pilots Association

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

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

www.brazospilots.com

 

NOAA

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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-to-date information.