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Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/30/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/29/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/28/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/27/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/26/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/25/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/24/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/23/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/22/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/21/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/20/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/19/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/18/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/17/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/16/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/15/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/14/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/13/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/12/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/11/2019 Normal
NWS Houston/Galveston - Marine Weather Update for Nov 11-1211/11/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/10/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/09/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/08/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/07/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/06/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/05/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/04/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/03/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/02/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/01/2019 Normal

 Daily Port Update

Subject:Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update
Date:Thursday, November 14, 2019
Priority:Normal
Notice:

 

November 14, 2019            Thursday   

 

                

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

 

 

Hurricane Season

June 1st – November 30th

Be Prepared     

 

 

NOAA Weather

GMZ300-142230-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

333 AM CST Thu Nov 14 2019

 

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

Look for increasing east and northeast winds this morning in

association with a coastal trof situated off the coast. Showers

and isolated thunderstorms can be expected today as the next

storm system moves in from the west. Winds will gradually back to

the north later today as the coastal trof moves to the east

southeast. Moderate north winds will perish overnight. Winds and

seas will gradually diminish going into the weekend. Another front

is expected Sunday night or Monday.

 

$$

 

 

 

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">Thursday

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low           39° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High          47° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity    79%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 30.21 in / 1023.4 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint   40° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Visibility       4 miles

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Light Rain, Fog / Mist

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently     52° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low             44° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High            52° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity      93%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer   30.19 in / 1022.4 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint     50° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Visibility         2.5 miles

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind Chill   48° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind N 13 mph

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

Light Rain

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently    47° F

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity     93%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  30.17 in / 1021.7 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint    45° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Visibility        7 miles

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

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

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

Today: <span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Rain, mainly before 2pm. High near 47. North wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

Tonight: A 20 percent chance of rain before 7pm. Cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 39. North wind around 10 mph.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 60. North wind around 5 mph.

Friday Night: Clear, with a low around 37. Northeast wind around 5 mph.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 61. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the morning.

Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 40.

Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 63.

Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 46.

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 70.

Monday Night: Clear, with a low around 49.

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 75.

Tuesday Night: Clear, with a low around 53.

Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 76.<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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Today: <span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Rain, mainly before 4pm. High near 52. Breezy, with a northeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

Tonight: A 20 percent chance of rain before 10pm. Cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 44. Breezy, with a north wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 58. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Friday Night: Clear, with a low around 48. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 58. Northeast wind 5 to 15 mph.

Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 51.

Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 63.

Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53.

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 65.

Monday Night: Clear, with a low around 57.

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 68.

Tuesday Night: Clear, with a low around 61.

Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 70.<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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Today: <span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Rain. Temperature falling to around 48 by 5pm. North wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Tonight: A 40 percent chance of rain, mainly before 7pm. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 41. North wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 59. North wind 10 to 15 mph.

Friday Night: Clear, with a low around 44. Northeast wind around 10 mph.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 60. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 48.

Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 65.

Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50.

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 68.

Monday Night: Clear, with a low around 54.

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 71.

Tuesday Night: Clear, with a low around 58.

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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) @ 0740 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2.2 ft Steady = 47’02”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.7 ft Steady  = 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 Falling = 47’01”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.4 ft Falling = 46’04”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.6 ft Falling = 46’06”

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 0740 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">4 knots from NE gusts to 8 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">9 knots from NE gusts to 11 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">12 knots from NE gusts to 15 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 140933

CWFHGX

 

Coastal Waters Forecast

National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX

333 AM CST Thu Nov 14 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.

 

GMZ300-142230-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

333 AM CST Thu Nov 14 2019

 

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

Look for increasing east and northeast winds this morning in

association with a coastal trof situated off the coast. Showers

and isolated thunderstorms can be expected today as the next

storm system moves in from the west. Winds will gradually back to

the north later today as the coastal trof moves to the east

southeast. Moderate north winds will perish overnight. Winds and

seas will gradually diminish going into the weekend. Another front

is expected Sunday night or Monday.

 

$$

 

GMZ330-142230-

Matagorda Bay-

333 AM CST Thu Nov 14 2019

 

...Small Craft Should Exercise Caution...

 

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

20 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters slightly choppy becoming

choppy in the afternoon. Rain likely in the morning, then a

chance of rain in the afternoon.

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

15 knots after midnight. Bay waters choppy becoming slightly

choppy after midnight.

.FRIDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to 10 knots

in the afternoon. Bay waters slightly choppy becoming smooth in

the afternoon.

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

.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east in the

afternoon. Bay waters smooth.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds around 5 knots. Bay waters smooth.

.SUNDAY...East winds around 5 knots. Bay waters smooth. A slight

chance of showers late in the afternoon.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to

15 knots after midnight. Bay waters smooth becoming slightly

choppy after midnight. A slight chance of showers.

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

.MONDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 5 knots becoming west

after midnight. Bay waters smooth.

 

$$

 

GMZ335-142230-

Galveston Bay-

333 AM CST Thu Nov 14 2019

 

.TODAY...Northeast winds increasing to near 15 knots. Bay waters

slightly choppy to choppy. Rain in the morning, then a chance of

rain in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...North winds near 15 knots. Bay waters slightly choppy

to choppy. A slight chance of rain early in the evening.

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

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

.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 5 knots. Bay waters

smooth.

.SUNDAY...East winds around 5 knots. Bay waters smooth. A slight

chance of showers late in the afternoon.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters

slightly choppy. A slight chance of showers.

.MONDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots decreasing to around

5 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters slightly choppy becoming

smooth in the afternoon.

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

 

$$

 

GMZ350-355-142230-

Coastal waters from Freeport to Matagorda Ship Channel TX out

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

333 AM CST Thu Nov 14 2019

 

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM CST THIS MORNING

THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

 

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

 

.TODAY...Northeast winds increasing to near20 knots. Seas 3 to 5

feet. Rain until late afternoon, then a chance of rain late.

.TONIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. A slight

chance of rain in the evening.

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

in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

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

.SUNDAY...East winds around 5 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. A slight

chance of showers late in the afternoon.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest

15 to 20 knots after midnight. Seas 1 to 2 feet. A slight chance

of showers.

.MONDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest 5 to

10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

.MONDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

 

$$

 

GMZ370-375-142230-

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-

333 AM CST Thu Nov 14 2019

 

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM CST THIS MORNING

THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

 

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

 

.TODAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots increasing to 20 to

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

up to 7 feet. Showers until late afternoon. Isolated

thunderstorms. A chance of showers late.

.TONIGHT...North winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 5 to 6 feet with

occasional seas up to 7 feet. A chance of rain early in the

evening, then a slight chance of rain in the late evening and

early morning.

.FRIDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with

occasional seas up to 7 feet.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

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

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

.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming around

5 knots after midnight. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

.SUNDAY...East winds around 5 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. A chance

of showers late in the afternoon.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to

15 to 20 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A chance of

showers.

.MONDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

.MONDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

 

$$

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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)

197’ (below Fred Hartman Bridge – Baytown)<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">175' (Baytown/LaPorte Bridge)

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">197’ (Battleship Texas)

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">175' (Beltway 8 Bridge)

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">197’ (Power Plant)

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">135' (Loop 610 Bridge)

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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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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.