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Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/31/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/30/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/29/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/28/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/27/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/26/2019 Normal
NOAA / National Weather Service Tropical Weather - Western Gulf of Mexico // Tropical Cyclone is Forming 10/25/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/25/2019 Normal
NOAA Tropical Weather // Southwest Gulf of Mexico 10/25/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/24/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/23/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/22/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/21/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/20/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/19/2019 Normal
NOAA Tropical Storm Nestor 10/18/2019 Normal
NOAA // Potential Tropical Cyclone Sixteen10/18/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/18/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/17/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/16/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/15/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/14/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/13/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/12/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/11/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/10/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/09/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/08/2019 Normal
FW: Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/07/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/06/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/04/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/03/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/02/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 10/01/2019 Normal

 Daily Port Update

Subject:Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update
Date:Sunday, October 06, 2019
Priority:Normal
Notice:

 

October 06, 2019            Sunday                   

 

 

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

 

Hurricane Season

June 1st – November 30th

Be Prepared     

 

 

NOAA Weather

GMZ300-070615-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

1218 PM CDT Sun Oct 6 2019

 

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

Light to occasionally moderate east to northeast winds can be

expected today. Look for an increase in rain chances late tonight

and on into Monday as a cold front moves into the coastal waters.

Moderate to occasionally strong north to northeast winds and rough

seas are expected to develop in the wake of the front. Caution and

advisory flags will be needed. Southeast winds return to the area

Wednesday and persist until the next and stronger cold front moves

through the area at the end of the week. Caution and advisory flags

will be needed with this front too. 

 

$$

 

 

 

Houston // Open to all 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   88° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low           74° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High          92° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 30.00 in / 1016.2 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint   69° 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 83° F

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

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

Partly Cloudy

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently     88° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High            89° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  29.99 in / 1015.6 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint    73° 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  96° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind E 8 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">Partly Cloudy

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently    88° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low            75° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High           89° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  29.98 in / 1015.3 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint    71° 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  94° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind  E 8 mph

This Afternoon: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph.

Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4am. Mostly clear, with a low around 74. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.

Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 84. Northeast wind around 5 mph.

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

Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 88.

Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 75.

Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.

Thursday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.

Friday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 77.

Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58.

Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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This Afternoon: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Partly sunny, with a high near 89. East wind around 10 mph.

Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

Monday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. North wind 10 to 15 mph.

Monday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. North wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 75.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.

Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 80.

Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.

Thursday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 73.

Friday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 78.

Friday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Breezy.

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

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This Afternoon: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. East wind around 5 mph becoming north after midnight.

Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. North wind 10 to 15 mph.

Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. North wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. Northeast wind around 10 mph.

Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 72.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.

Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 78.

Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.

Thursday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 71.

Friday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 78.

Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.

Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.<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) @ 1247  hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2.4 ft Steady = 47’04”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2.5 ft Rising = 47’03”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2.5 ft Steady = 47’05”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2.3 ft Falling = 47’03”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2.4 ft Falling = 47’04”

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 1247 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">6 knots from E gusts to 10 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">7 knots from SE gusts to 9 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">7 knots from E gusts to 9 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">7 knots from E gusts to 8 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">5 knots from E gusts to 7 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

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FZUS54 KHGX 061718

CWFHGX

 

Coastal Waters Forecast

National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX

1218 PM CDT Sun Oct 6 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.

 

GMZ300-070615-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

1218 PM CDT Sun Oct 6 2019

 

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

Light to occasionally moderate east to northeast winds can be

expected today. Look for an increase in rain chances late tonight

and on into Monday as a cold front moves into the coastal waters.

Moderate to occasionally strong north to northeast winds and rough

seas are expected to develop in the wake of the front. Caution and

advisory flags will be needed. Southeast winds return to the area

Wednesday and persist until the next and stronger cold front moves

through the area at the end of the week. Caution and advisory flags

will be needed with this front too. 

 

$$

 

GMZ335-070615-

Galveston Bay-

1218 PM CDT Sun Oct 6 2019

 

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

slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast after

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

thunderstorms after midnight.

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

A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

.MONDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters

choppy.

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

10 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters slightly choppy becoming

smooth in the afternoon.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth.

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

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters

slightly choppy.

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

choppy. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters

slightly choppy. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in

the evening, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after

midnight.

 

$$

 

GMZ330-070615-

Matagorda Bay-

1218 PM CDT Sun Oct 6 2019

 

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

.TONIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast after

midnight. Bay waters smooth.

.MONDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters choppy. A chance

of showers and thunderstorms.

.MONDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters

slightly choppy.

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

choppy.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth.

.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to

15 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters smooth becoming slightly

choppy in the afternoon.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters

slightly choppy.

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

choppy. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters

slightly choppy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

 

$$

 

GMZ350-355-070615-

Coastal waters from Freeport to Matagorda Ship Channel TX out

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

1218 PM CDT Sun Oct 6 2019

 

.REST OF TODAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

.TONIGHT...East winds around 10 knots becoming northeast after

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

thunderstorms after midnight. A chance of showers and

thunderstorms late.

.MONDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. A chance

of showers and thunderstorms.

.MONDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

.TUESDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to

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

.TUESDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

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

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

3 feet.

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

slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to

3 feet. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the

evening, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after

midnight.

 

$$

 

GMZ370-375-070615-

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-

1218 PM CDT Sun Oct 6 2019

 

.REST OF TODAY...East winds around 10 knots. Seas 3 feet.

.TONIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 feet. A slight

chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. A chance of

showers and thunderstorms late.

.MONDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. A

chance of showers and thunderstorms.

.MONDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet

with occasional seas up to 7 feet. A slight chance of showers and

thunderstorms.

.TUESDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to

15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet. A slight chance of

showers and thunderstorms in the morning.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming around

10 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

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

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to

4 feet.

.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 feet. A slight

chance of showers and thunderstorms.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 4 feet. A

slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then a

chance of showers and thunderstorms 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">

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">NOAA USGULF Offshore Waters Weather

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">KHOU WEATHER

http://www.khou.com/weather/<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#1F497D">

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<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)

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<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)

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

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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

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<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-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Houston Pilots Association

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

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Brazos Harbor Pilots

www.brazospilots.com

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NOAA

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National Data Buoy Center

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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-to-date information.