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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 22, 2019
Priority:Normal
Notice:

 

October 22, 2019            Tuesday                   

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

Hurricane Season

June 1st – November 30th

Be Prepared     

 

 

NOAA Weather

GMZ300-222130-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

352 AM CDT Tue Oct 22 2019

 

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

Strong northeast winds will diminish later this morning but seas

will probably remain slightly elevated. A moderate to occasionally

strong east flow will develop mid-week as high pressure moves

east.

 

$$

 

 

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   58° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low           59° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High          80° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity    65° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 30.13 in / 1020.9 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint   46° 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 7 mph

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

Fair

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently     64° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low             68° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High            78° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  30.14 in / 1020.5 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint     51° 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 13

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

Fair

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High           78° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity     80° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  30.13 in / 1020.3 mb

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

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

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

<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 6 mph

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Sunny, with a high near 80. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

Tonight: Clear, with a low around 59. East wind around 5 mph.

Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 81. East wind 5 to 15 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.

Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 63. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

Thursday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Friday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68.

Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 53.

Saturday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 70. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 53.

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 76.

Sunday Night: Clear, with a low around 58.

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Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Sunny, with a high near 78. Northeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Tonight: Clear, with a low around 68. East wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 79. East wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 70. Breezy, with a southeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

Thursday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 78. East wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Thursday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

Friday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69. Breezy.

Friday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Breezy.

Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 69.

Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 73.

Sunday Night: Clear, with a low around 66.

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Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Sunny, with a high near 78. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Tonight: Clear, with a low around 63. East wind around 10 mph.

Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 82. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 69. Southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Thursday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 80. East wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Thursday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

Friday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. Breezy.

Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 55.

Saturday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 69. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

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

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 74.

Sunday Night: Clear, with a low around 62.

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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) @ 0812  hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2.0 ft Rising = 47’00”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.7 ft Falling = 46’07”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2.1 ft Rising = 42’01”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2.0 ft Falling = 47’00”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2.0 ft Falling = 47’00”

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 0812 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">423 knots from NE gusts to 4 knots

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">13 knots from N 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">14 knots from NE gusts to 17 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">5 knots from ENE gusts to 8 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 220852

CWFHGX

 

Coastal Waters Forecast

National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX

352 AM CDT Tue Oct 22 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.

 

GMZ300-222130-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

352 AM CDT Tue Oct 22 2019

 

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

Strong northeast winds will diminish later this morning but seas

will probably remain slightly elevated. A moderate to occasionally

strong east flow will develop mid-week as high pressure moves

east.

 

$$

 

GMZ335-222130-

Galveston Bay-

352 AM CDT Tue Oct 22 2019

 

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

choppy.

.TONIGHT...East winds around 10 knots. Bay waters smooth to

slightly choppy.

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

choppy.

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

slightly choppy.

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

choppy. A slight chance of showers in the morning, then a chance

of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northeast

after midnight. Bay waters slightly choppy. Showers and

thunderstorms likely.

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

of showers and thunderstorms.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to

15 knots after midnight. Bay waters choppy becoming slightly

choppy after midnight. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

.SATURDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly

choppy. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth. A

slight chance of showers.

 

$$

 

GMZ330-222130-

Matagorda Bay-

352 AM CDT Tue Oct 22 2019

 

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

choppy.

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

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

choppy.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to

10 to 15 knots after midnight. Bay waters choppy becoming

slightly choppy after midnight.

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

choppy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north after

midnight. Bay waters slightly choppy. Showers and thunderstorms

likely.

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

in the afternoon. Bay waters choppy becoming rough in the

afternoon. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

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

chance of showers and thunderstorms.

.SATURDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly

choppy. A slight chance of showers.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth. A

slight chance of showers after midnight.

 

$$

 

GMZ350-355-222130-

Coastal waters from Freeport to Matagorda Ship Channel TX out

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

352 AM CDT Tue Oct 22 2019

 

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CDT THIS MORNING...

 

.TODAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

.TONIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.

.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to

5 feet.

.THURSDAY...East winds around 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. A

chance of showers and thunderstorms.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northeast

after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Showers and thunderstorms

likely.

.FRIDAY...North winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with

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

thunderstorms.

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

20 knots after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 feet. A chance of showers

and thunderstorms.

.SATURDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to

15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet. A slight chance of

showers and thunderstorms.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. A

slight chance of showers.

 

$$

 

GMZ370-375-222130-

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-

352 AM CDT Tue Oct 22 2019

 

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM CDT THIS AFTERNOON...

 

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

occasional seas up to 7 feet.

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

occasional seas up to 7 feet.

.WEDNESDAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with

occasional seas up to 7 feet.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to

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

showers after midnight.

.THURSDAY...East winds around 15 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet with

occasional seas up to 6 feet. A chance of showers and

thunderstorms in the morning, then showers and thunderstorms

likely in the afternoon.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northeast

after midnight. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to

7 feet. Showers and thunderstorms likely.

.FRIDAY...North winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 6 to 8 feet with

occasional seas up to 10 feet. Showers and thunderstorms likely

in the morning, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the

afternoon.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...North winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 6 to 8 feet with

occasional seas up to 10 feet. A chance of showers and

thunderstorms.

.SATURDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to

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

up to 7 feet. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the

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

afternoon.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. A

slight chance of showers. A slight chance of 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

http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/text/MIAOFFNT4.shtml<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#1F497D">

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif"> 

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

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

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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.