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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
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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
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Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/07/2019 Normal
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Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/05/2019 Normal
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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:Saturday, November 16, 2019
Priority:Normal
Notice:

 

November 16, 2019            Saturday   

 

                

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

 

 

Hurricane Season

June 1st – November 30th

Be Prepared     

 

 

NOAA Weather

GMZ300-162300-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

437 AM CST Sat Nov 16 2019

 

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

Light to moderate northeast to east winds will prevail through the

rest of the weekend as high pressure builds into the region. A

weak cold front is expected Sunday night into Monday. Onshore flow

returns late Tuesday and strengthens going into Wednesday.

 

$$

 

 

 

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">Saturday

<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   42° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low           42° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity    82%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 30.27 in / 1025.4 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint   37° 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 Chill  38° 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">Saturday

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

<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             50° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High            60° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer   30.29 in / 1025.2 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint     41° 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 Chill   44° F

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

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

Fog / Mist

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently    37° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High           62° 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  30.27 in / 1025.0 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint    35° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Visibility        1.75 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    NR° F

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

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black;background:white">Sunny, with a high near 64. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 42. Calm wind.

Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 68. Calm wind.

Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 50. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph.

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 71. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 50.

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 75.

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

Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 76.

Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.

Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77.

Thursday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59.

Friday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69.<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Sunny, with a high near 60. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 50. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight.

Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 64. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 55. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph after midnight.

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 67. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.

Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 57.

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 71.

Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.

Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 72.

Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.

Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 73.

Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.

Friday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68.<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Sunny, with a high near 62. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 45. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.

Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 66. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 51. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph after midnight.

Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 70. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.

Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 54.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 73.

Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.

Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 75.

Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.

Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 76.

Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.

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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) @ 0656 hrs

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.3 ft Steady  = 46’03”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.5 ft Falling = 46’05”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.5 ft Rising = 46’05”

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 0656 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 4 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">3 knots from NE gusts to 4 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">9 knots from NE gusts to 10 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">312 knots from NE gusts to 16 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">4 knots from ENE gusts to 7 knots

 

 

 

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

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

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

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FZUS54 KHGX 161037

CWFHGX

 

Coastal Waters Forecast

National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX

437 AM CST Sat Nov 16 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.

 

GMZ300-162300-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

437 AM CST Sat Nov 16 2019

 

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

Light to moderate northeast to east winds will prevail through the

rest of the weekend as high pressure builds into the region. A

weak cold front is expected Sunday night into Monday. Onshore flow

returns late Tuesday and strengthens going into Wednesday.

 

$$

 

GMZ330-162300-

Matagorda Bay-

437 AM CST Sat Nov 16 2019

 

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

afternoon. Bay waters smooth.

.TONIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth.

.SUNDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth.

.MONDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east in the

afternoon. Bay waters smooth.

.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west after

midnight. Bay waters smooth.

.TUESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast in

the afternoon. Bay waters smooth.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters

smooth.

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

choppy.

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

slightly choppy. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in

the late evening and overnight.

 

$$

 

GMZ335-162300-

Galveston Bay-

437 AM CST Sat Nov 16 2019

 

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

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

.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north in the

afternoon. Bay waters smooth.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest after

midnight. Bay waters smooth.

.MONDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west in the

afternoon. Bay waters smooth.

.MONDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west after

midnight. Bay waters smooth.

.TUESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast in

the afternoon. Bay waters smooth.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters

smooth.

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

choppy.

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

slightly choppy. A chance of showers and a slight chance of

thunderstorms late.

 

$$

 

GMZ350-355-162300-

Coastal waters from Freeport to Matagorda Ship Channel TX out

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

437 AM CST Sat Nov 16 2019

 

.TODAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

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

10 knots after midnight. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot.

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

15 knots after midnight. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

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

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

.MONDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 5 to

10 knots after midnight. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

.TUESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east in the

afternoon. Seas 0 to 1 feet.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 1 to

2 feet.

.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to

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

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the late evening

and overnight.

 

$$

 

GMZ370-375-162300-

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-

437 AM CST Sat Nov 16 2019

 

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

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

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

10 knots after midnight. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot.

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

15 knots after midnight. Seas 1 foot building to 2 to 3 feet

after midnight.

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

in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

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

.TUESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast in

the afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

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

3 feet.

.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to

20 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet building to 3 to

5 feet in the afternoon.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet

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

thunderstorms late.

 

$$

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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">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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<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;color:#051423">Galveston Texas City Pilots

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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.