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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
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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:Monday, November 18, 2019
Priority:Normal
Notice:

 

 

November 18, 2019            Monday   

 

                

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

 

 

Hurricane Season

June 1st – November 30th

Be Prepared     

 

 

NOAA Weather

GMZ300-182215-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

336 AM CST Mon Nov 18 2019

 

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

Light northerly winds will prevail today in the wake of a weak

overnight cold front. Onshore winds are set to return tomorrow as

high pressure moves off to the east. Winds will be strengthening

Wednesday as the pressure gradient tightens in response to the

next storm system developing and moving into the Central Plains.

Caution or Advisory flags may be needed mid week.

 

$$

 

Expecting patchy fog Tuesday, AM/19th November through Wednesday PM/20th

 

 

 

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

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

<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   52° F

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 29.82 in / 1015.7 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

<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  51° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind W 5 mph

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

<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     54° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High            68° 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   29.99 in / 1015.6 mb

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Visibility         9 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   53° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind W 5 mph

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

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            52° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High           71° 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  29.99 in / 1015.6 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       9 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;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Sunny, with a high near 73. Calm wind.

Tonight: Patchy fog after 2am. Otherwise, clear, with a low around 54. Calm wind.

Tuesday: Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 77. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.

Tuesday Night: Patchy fog after 2am. Otherwise, increasing clouds, with a low around 61. Southeast wind around 5 mph.

Wednesday: Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 78. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.

Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before noon. Cloudy, with a high near 77.

Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 65.

Friday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 72. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Friday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51.

Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 64.

Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 46.

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 65.<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 68. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the afternoon.

Tonight: Clear, with a low around 57. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph.

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 71. West wind around 5 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.

Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 75. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Wednesday Night: Patchy fog after midnight. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.

Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 74.

Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Patchy fog. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.

Friday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Patchy fog before noon. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 72.

Friday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55.

Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 64.

Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 50.

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 62.<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 71. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the afternoon.

Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 52. Calm wind.

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 73. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.

Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 77. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Wednesday Night: Patchy fog after midnight. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.

Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 76.

Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Patchy fog. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.

Friday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Patchy fog before noon. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 74.

Friday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53.

Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 65.

Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 47.

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 64.<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Maximum Deep Drafts - Houston / Galveston Bay

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">PORTS NOAA/NOS Water Levels (above MLLW) @ 0620 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.9 ft Failing = 46’09”

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.8 ft Steady = 46’08”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.9 ft Steady = 46’09”

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 0620 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1 knots from W gusts to 3 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">4 knots from WNW gusts to 5 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2 knots from W gusts to 3 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">3 knots from WNW gusts to 5 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">3 knots from WSW gusts to 4 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 180936

CWFHGX

 

Coastal Waters Forecast

National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX

336 AM CST Mon Nov 18 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.

 

GMZ300-182215-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

336 AM CST Mon Nov 18 2019

 

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

Light northerly winds will prevail today in the wake of a weak

overnight cold front. Onshore winds are set to return tomorrow as

high pressure moves off to the east. Winds will be strengthening

Wednesday as the pressure gradient tightens in response to the

next storm system developing and moving into the Central Plains.

Caution or Advisory flags may be needed mid week.

 

$$

 

GMZ330-335-182215-

Matagorda Bay-Galveston Bay-

336 AM CST Mon Nov 18 2019

 

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

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds around 5 knots becoming west after

midnight. Bay waters smooth. Patchy fog late.

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

.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south

10 to 15 knots after midnight. Bay waters smooth becoming

slightly choppy after midnight.

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

choppy. A slight chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms in

the late morning and afternoon.

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

slightly choppy. A slight chance of showers and isolated

thunderstorms late.

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

choppy. A slight chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth.

Isolated thunderstorms in the evening. A chance of showers. A

chance of thunderstorms after midnight.

.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth. A

chance of showers and thunderstorms.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth. A

chance of showers and thunderstorms.

 

$$

 

GMZ350-355-182215-

Coastal waters from Freeport to Matagorda Ship Channel TX out

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

336 AM CST Mon Nov 18 2019

 

.TODAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 0 to 1 feet.

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds around 5 knots becoming west after

midnight. Seas 0 to 1 feet in the evening then 2 feet or less.

.TUESDAY...East winds around 5 knots becoming southeast in the

afternoon. 2 feet or less then 0 to 1 feet in the afternoon.

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

3 feet.

.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. A

slight chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms in the late

morning and afternoon.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet

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

isolated thunderstorms late.

.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. A

slight chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.

Isolated thunderstorms in the evening. A chance of showers. A

chance of thunderstorms after midnight.

.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A

chance of showers and thunderstorms.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. A

chance of showers and thunderstorms.

 

$$

 

GMZ370-375-182215-

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-

336 AM CST Mon Nov 18 2019

 

.TODAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 0 to 1 feet.

.TONIGHT...Northwest winds around 5 knots. Seas 0 to 1 feet in

the evening then 2 feet or less.

.TUESDAY...East winds around 5 knots becoming southeast in the

afternoon. Seas 0 to 1 feet.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south

15 to 20 knots after midnight. Seas 1 to 2 feet building to 2 to

4 feet after midnight.

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

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

isolated thunderstorms in the late morning and afternoon.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet

with occasional seas up to 8 feet. A slight chance of showers and

isolated thunderstorms late.

.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with

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

isolated thunderstorms.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet

with occasional seas up to 6 feet. Isolated thunderstorms in the

evening. A chance of showers. A chance of thunderstorms after

midnight.

.FRIDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 4 feet. A chance of

showers and thunderstorms.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet with

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

thunderstorms.

 

$$

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

http://www.srh.noaa.gov/hgx/<span-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">

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

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

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

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Galveston WEB Cams

https://www.galveston.com/webcams/

 

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Kemah WEB Cams

https://saltwater-recon.com/kemah-seabrook/

https://www.weatherbug.com/weather-camera/

 

 

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Baytown WEB Cams

https://www.weatherbug.com/weather-camera/   

https://www.meteoblue.com/en/weather/forecast/webcams/baytown_united-states-of-america_4672731

 

 

Please visit our WEB Site<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif"> www.moranshipping.com<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif"> for port tide tables <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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Port of Houston Authority<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#1F497D">

http://www.portofhouston.com/<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#1F497D">

ACOE Project Depth for Houston Ship Channel<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#1F497D">

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<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">45 feet/13.72 meters up to Shell / Enterprise

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">40 feet/12.19 meters up to S.P. Slip

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">36 feet/10.97 meters to the Turning Basin

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">40 feet/12.19 meters Barbour’s Cut Channel

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">40 feet/12.19 meters Bayport Channel <span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Please note the above information is based on the Corp of Engineers – Project draft for the Houston Ship Channel, if you have a question regarding deep draft in Houston Ship Channel or alongside a berth, please contact our operations department

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">HSC Air Drafts Restrictions

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Power Lines 

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Power Lines

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Fred Hartman

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Power Lines

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Jesse Jones

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Power Lines

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Sidney Sherman

197’ (Morgan’s Point)

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.