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Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 12/31/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 12/30/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 12/29/2019 Normal
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Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 12/22/2019 Normal
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 Daily Port Update

Subject:Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update
Date:Wednesday, December 11, 2019
Priority:Normal
Notice:

 

December 11, 2019            Wednesday

 

                

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

 

 

 

NOAA Weather

GMZ300-112200-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

338 AM CST Wed Dec 11 2019

 

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

Elevated winds and seas will slowly diminish today and tonight. Mariners

should expect low water conditions in the northern parts of the bays

during the next low tide cycle. With high pressure situated over the

eastern seaboard and lower pressure in the west central Gulf, northeast

to east winds will prevail through Thursday night. Onshore winds return

to the area over the weekend. Another strong cold front is expected

to move through the area on 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">Wednesday

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low           43° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High          58° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity    74%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 30.49 in / 1033.0 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  39° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind NE 12 mph

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High            56° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer   30.48 in / 1032.1 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint    $1° 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   39° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind N 16 mph, Gusts up to 28 mph

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

Overcast

<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            48° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High           57° 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  30.48 in / 1032.1 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      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    40° F

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

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Partly sunny, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 58. Northeast wind around 5 mph.

Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 43. Calm wind.

Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 63. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 48. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.

Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 70. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.

Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 49.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 71.

Saturday Night: Clear, with a low around 53.

Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 74.

Sunday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

Monday: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 71. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 43.

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 58.<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Mostly cloudy through mid-morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 56. Breezy, with a northeast wind 15 to 20 mph.

Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 51. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 62. Northeast wind around 10 mph.

Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 55. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

Friday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 66. Light and variable wind becoming south 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.

Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 55.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 68.

Saturday Night: Clear, with a low around 60.

Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.

Sunday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

Monday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Partly sunny, with a high near 70. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

Monday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 48. Windy.

Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Sunny, with a high near 58. Windy.<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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Today: <span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black;background:white">Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 57. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph.<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 48. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 64. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

Friday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.

Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 51.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 71.

Saturday Night: Clear, with a low around 55.

Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.

Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.

Monday: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 72. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 43. Breezy.

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 60. Breezy.<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;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) @ 0816 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0.6 ft Falling = 45’06”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0.3 ft Falling = 45’03”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0.7 ft Falling = 45’07”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0.1 ft Falling = 45’01”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0.2 ft Falling = 45’02”

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 0816 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">8 knots from NE gusts to 13 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">12 knots from NNE gusts to 16 knots

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">19 knots from NNE gusts to 22 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">13 knots from NE gusts to 16 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 110938

CWFHGX

 

Coastal Waters Forecast

National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX

338 AM CST Wed Dec 11 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.

 

GMZ300-112200-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

338 AM CST Wed Dec 11 2019

 

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

Elevated winds and seas will slowly diminish today and tonight. Mariners

should expect low water conditions in the northern parts of the bays

during the next low tide cycle. With high pressure situated over the

eastern seaboard and lower pressure in the west central Gulf, northeast

to east winds will prevail through Thursday night. Onshore winds return

to the area over the weekend. Another strong cold front is expected

to move through the area on Monday.

 

$$

 

GMZ335-112200-

Galveston Bay-

338 AM CST Wed Dec 11 2019

 

...Small Craft Should Exercise Caution This Morning...

 

.TODAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to 15 knots

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

afternoon.

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

.THURSDAY and THURSDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters

smooth.

.FRIDAY...North winds around 5 knots becoming southwest in the afternoon.

Bay waters smooth.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west after midnight.

Bay waters smooth.

.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south in the afternoon.

Bay waters smooth.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth.

.SUNDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly choppy.

A slight chance of showers in the late morning and early afternoon.

A slight chance of thunderstorms in the late morning and afternoon.

A chance of showers late in the afternoon.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly choppy.

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

 

$$

 

GMZ330-112200-

Matagorda Bay-

338 AM CST Wed Dec 11 2019

 

...Small Craft Should Exercise Caution This Morning...

 

.TODAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to 15 knots

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

afternoon.

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

.THURSDAY and THURSDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters

smooth.

.FRIDAY...Northwest winds around 5 knots becoming southwest in the

afternoon. Bay waters smooth.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west after midnight.

Bay waters smooth.

.SATURDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south in the afternoon.

Bay waters smooth.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds around 10 knots. Bay waters smooth to

slightly choppy.

.SUNDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly choppy.

A chance of showers late in the afternoon.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly choppy.

A chance of showers.

 

$$

 

GMZ350-355-112200-

Coastal waters from Freeport to Matagorda Ship Channel TX out

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

338 AM CST Wed Dec 11 2019

 

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...

 

.TODAY...Northeast winds 15 to 25 knots becoming 15 to 20 knots

in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

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

after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to

10 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

.FRIDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest in the afternoon.

Seas 2 to 3 feet.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 10 knots becoming west after

midnight. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

.SATURDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south in the afternoon.

Seas 1 to 2 feet.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

.SUNDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. A chance of

showers late in the afternoon.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. A chance

of showers until early morning, then showers likely late.

 

$$

 

GMZ370-375-112200-

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-

338 AM CST Wed Dec 11 2019

 

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

 

.TODAY...Northeast winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 6 to 8 feet with occasional

seas up to 10 feet.

.TONIGHT...Northeast winds around 20 knots becoming east 10 to 15 knots

after midnight. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to 7 feet.

.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet with occasional

seas up to 6 feet. A slight chance of showers in the late morning and

afternoon.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to

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

in the evening.

.FRIDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west in the afternoon.

Seas 2 to 4 feet.

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

.SATURDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest in the afternoon.

Seas 2 to 3 feet.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

.SUNDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. A chance of

showers late in the afternoon.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional

seas up to 7 feet. A chance of showers until early morning, then showers

likely 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)

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The Texas City Ship Channel is approximately 11 miles from GB Buoy

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">The ACOE project draft for the TXCSC is 45’00 FW at MLT from the GB BUOY to Valero Dock # 42, the channel above project draft is 40’00 FW at MLT.  The length on the final approach from the Houston, Galveston, Texas City tri-channel split is approximately 6 miles, the width is approximately a 400 ft bottom, the Turning Basin is approximately 4,200 ft long and 1,200 ft wide with a maximum deep draft of 45 ft FW at MLT, and is navigable day or night with no air draft restrictions.  Only TX City Docks with 45’00” maximum deep draft at MLT are TC # 41, & 42

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#051423">The ACOE project draft for the GSC is 45’00” FW.  The narrowest point is approximately 1,200 ft wide with no air draft restrictions.  At the POGA berths the maximum deep draft varies from 32’00” to 40’00” at MLT,

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<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Port of Freeport is located three miles from deep water, the channel is 400 ft wide and ACOE project maximum deep draft at MLW is 45’00”.

 

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Army Corp of Engineers

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#051423">Galveston Texas City Pilots

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NOAA

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Disclaimer
For quality assurance purposes please note well that while the above information is regularly vetted for accuracy it is not intended to replace the local knowledge or expertise pertaining to port conditions of our marine operations personnel. Port précis should always be verified by contacting the corresponding marine department of a particular location for the most up-to-date information.