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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:Tuesday, October 08, 2019
Priority:Normal
Notice:

 

October 08, 2019            Tuesday                   

 

 

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

 

Hurricane Season

June 1st – November 30th

Be Prepared     

 

 

NOAA Weather

 

GMZ300-072100-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

345 AM CDT Mon Oct 7 2019

 

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

A cold front will move off the coast and through the coastal waters

this morning. Offshore winds will develop in the wake of the front and

increase throughout the day. Onshore winds will return on Wednesday

as high pressure moves off to the east. This flow will persist until

the next and stronger cold front moves through the area on Friday.

Strong north winds and rough seas will develop behind this front.

 

$$

 

 

 

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">Tuesday

<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   69° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low           66° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity   85° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 30.06 in / 1018.4 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint   58° 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 N 10 mph

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

Mostly Cloudy

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently     71° 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            81° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  30.07 in / 1018.3 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint    65° 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 NE 9 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">Overcast

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low            71° 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    76° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  30.06 in / 1017.9 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint    61° 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  NE 10 mph

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Sunny, with a high near 85. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

Tonight: Clear, with a low around 66. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.

Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 88. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon.

Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 73. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 91. South wind 5 to 15 mph.

Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 73.

Friday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

Friday Night: Isolated showers before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 73.

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

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 78.

Sunday Night: Isolated showers. Mostly clear, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Columbus Day: Scattered showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. 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 81. Northeast wind 5 to 15 mph.<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 75. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming southeast after midnight.

Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 84. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 79. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.

Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 89. Southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Thursday Night: Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Mostly clear, with a low around 80. Chance of precipitation is 10%.

Friday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

Friday Night: Scattered showers, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Windy. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Saturday: Isolated showers before 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 72. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

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

Sunday: Isolated showers. Sunny, with a high near 77. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Sunday Night: Isolated showers. Mostly clear, with a low around 74. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Columbus Day: Scattered showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 30%.<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 81. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 71. East wind around 5 mph.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Light and variable wind becoming southeast 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.

Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 76. Southeast wind around 10 mph.

Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 89. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.

Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 77.

Friday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

Friday Night: Scattered showers, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Saturday: Isolated showers before 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 73. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 63.

Sunday: Isolated showers. Sunny, with a high near 77. Chance of precipitation is 10%.

Sunday Night: Isolated showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

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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) @ 0924  hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2.9 ft Steady = 47’09”

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2.8 ft Rising = 47’08”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2.9 ft Rising = 47’09”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2.8 ft Steady = 47’08”

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 0924 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">7 knots from NE 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">8 knots from N gusts to 11 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">10 knots from NNE gusts to 13 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">10 knots from NE gusts to 13 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">6 knots from NE gusts to 10 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 070845

CWFHGX

 

Coastal Waters Forecast

National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX

345 AM CDT Mon Oct 7 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.

 

GMZ300-072100-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

345 AM CDT Mon Oct 7 2019

 

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

A cold front will move off the coast and through the coastal waters

this morning. Offshore winds will develop in the wake of the front and

increase throughout the day. Onshore winds will return on Wednesday

as high pressure moves off to the east. This flow will persist until

the next and stronger cold front moves through the area on Friday.

Strong north winds and rough seas will develop behind this front.

 

$$

 

GMZ335-072100-

Galveston Bay-

345 AM CDT Mon Oct 7 2019

 

.TODAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the

afternoon. Bay waters smooth becoming slightly choppy in the afternoon.

Scattered showers in the morning. Isolated thunderstorms. Isolated

showers in the afternoon.

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

Isolated showers and thunderstorms.

.TUESDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northeast 5 to 10 knots

in the afternoon. Bay waters slightly choppy becoming smooth in the

afternoon.

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

.WEDNESDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast in the afternoon.

Bay waters smooth.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT through THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots.

Bay waters slightly choppy. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms

Thursday night.

.FRIDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west in the afternoon.

Bay waters slightly choppy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

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

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

showers and thunderstorms after midnight.

 

$$

 

GMZ330-072100-

Matagorda Bay-

345 AM CDT Mon Oct 7 2019

 

...Small Craft Should Exercise Caution...

 

.TODAY...North winds increasing to around 15 knots. Bay waters slightly

choppy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.

.TONIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to 15 knots after

midnight. Bay waters choppy becoming slightly choppy after midnight.

Isolated showers and thunderstorms after midnight.

.TUESDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northeast 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...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast 10 to 15 knots

in the afternoon. Bay waters smooth becoming slightly choppy in the

afternoon.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT through THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots.

Bay waters slightly choppy. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms

Thursday night.

.FRIDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming east in the afternoon.

Bay waters slightly choppy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots increasing to 20 to 25 knots

after midnight. Bay waters choppy becoming rough after midnight. A chance

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

showers and thunderstorms after midnight.

 

$$

 

GMZ350-355-072100-

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 CDT Mon Oct 7 2019

 

...Small Craft Should Exercise Caution...

 

.TODAY...North winds increasing to around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.

.TONIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Isolated showers

and thunderstorms.

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

in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT through THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots.

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

night.

.FRIDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming east in the afternoon.

Seas 3 to 5 feet. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 25 knots becoming 20 to 25 knots after

midnight. Seas 3 to 5 feet. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in

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

midnight.

 

$$

 

GMZ370-375-072100-

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 CDT Mon Oct 7 2019

 

...Small Craft Should Exercise Caution...

 

.TODAY...North winds increasing to around 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

Numerous showers in the morning. Isolated thunderstorms. Scattered

showers in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with

occasional seas up to 7 feet. Scattered showers in the evening.

Isolated thunderstorms. Isolated showers after midnight.

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

.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 10 knots becoming east after

midnight. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.

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

.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.

A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming east in the afternoon.

Seas 3 to 5 feet. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots increasing to 20 to 25 knots

after midnight. Seas 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet.

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

chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.

 

$$

 

 

 

 

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

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<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">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)

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)

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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;color:#051423">Galveston Texas City Pilots

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NOAA

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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.