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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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 Daily Port Update

Subject:Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update
Date:Friday, December 13, 2019
Priority:Normal
Notice:

 

December 13, 2019            Friday

 

                

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

 

 

 

NOAA Weather

GMZ300-132330-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

438 AM CST Fri Dec 13 2019

 

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

Seas will subside under weaker winds that will gradually veer

westerly ahead of an approaching weak cold front. This front will

clear the coast this evening and initiate a weak north flow.

Return flow late Saturday with onshore winds strengthening Sunday

per lowering western Texas pressure. The next cold front will pass

across the waters Monday night. Strong north winds in the front's

wake, with responding heightened seas, will reach Advisory levels

late Monday night and persist through Wednesday morning.

 

$$

 

 

 

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">Friday

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low           49° 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    84%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 29.97 in / 1015.4 mb

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

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

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

Mostly Cloudy

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently     62° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High            67° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity     90%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer   29.98 in / 1015.1 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint    59° 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 NE 3 mph

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

Mostly Cloudy

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently    57° 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           70° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity     90%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  29.99 in / 1015.3 mb

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

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

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black;background:white">Partly sunny, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 73. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

Tonight: Increasing clouds, with a low around 49. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

Saturday: Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy through mid-morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 73. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph.

Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 57. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. Light south wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.

Monday: Showers and thunderstorms. High near 77. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 41.

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 55.

Tuesday Night: Clear, with a low around 36.

Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 57.

Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 36.

Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 60.<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">A 20 percent chance of showers before 10am. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 67. Light and variable wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.

Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 55. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 67. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable.

Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 62. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 74. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.

Monday: A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms after 7am. High near 74. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

Monday Night: Showers and thunderstorms before 7pm, then a chance of showers between 7pm and 1am. Low around 47. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 56. Breezy.

Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 43. Breezy.

Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 55.

Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 47.

Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 59.<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">A 20 percent chance of showers before 10am. Mostly cloudy through mid-morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 70. Light and variable wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.

Tonight: Clear, with a low around 51. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 68. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.

Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a steady temperature around 63. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

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

Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.

Monday: A slight chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 7am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

Monday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 7pm, then a chance of showers between 7pm and 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 43. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 58. Breezy.

Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 38.

Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 57.

Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 41.

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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) @ 0803 hrs

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.20ft Falling = 46’00”

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 0803 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1 knots from NW gusts to 2 knots

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">3 knots from NE 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">6 knots from E gusts to 7 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">3 knots from E 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 131038

CWFHGX

 

Coastal Waters Forecast

National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX

438 AM CST Fri Dec 13 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.

 

GMZ300-132330-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

438 AM CST Fri Dec 13 2019

 

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

Seas will subside under weaker winds that will gradually veer

westerly ahead of an approaching weak cold front. This front will

clear the coast this evening and initiate a weak north flow.

Return flow late Saturday with onshore winds strengthening Sunday

per lowering western Texas pressure. The next cold front will pass

across the waters Monday night. Strong north winds in the front's

wake, with responding heightened seas, will reach Advisory levels

late Monday night and persist through Wednesday morning.

 

$$

 

GMZ330-335-132330-

Matagorda Bay-Galveston Bay-

438 AM CST Fri Dec 13 2019

 

.TODAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth. Patchy

fog early in the morning. A slight chance of showers early in the

morning.

.TONIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest after

midnight. Bay waters smooth.

.SATURDAY...North winds around 5 knots becoming southeast in the

afternoon. Bay waters smooth. Patchy fog early in the morning.

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

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

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

choppy. A chance of showers in the late evening and overnight.

Thunderstorms likely late.

.MONDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest in

the afternoon. Bay waters slightly choppy. Showers until late

afternoon. Thunderstorms. A chance of showers late in the

afternoon.

.MONDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 25 knots becoming 20 to

25 knots after midnight. Bay waters choppy becoming rough after

midnight. A chance of showers in the evening.

.TUESDAY...North winds 20 to 25 knots becoming 15 to 25 knots in

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

.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters choppy.

 

$$

 

GMZ350-355-132330-

Coastal waters from Freeport to Matagorda Ship Channel TX out

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

438 AM CST Fri Dec 13 2019

 

.TODAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest in the

afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A slight chance of showers early in

the morning.

.TONIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest after

midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

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

afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

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

after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

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

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

chance of showers in the late evening and overnight.

Thunderstorms likely late.

.MONDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west in the

afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Showers and thunderstorms.

.MONDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 25 knots becoming 20 to

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

to 7 feet. A chance of showers in the evening. A slight chance of

showers after midnight.

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

occasional seas up to 7 feet.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet

with occasional seas up to 7 feet.

 

$$

 

GMZ370-375-132330-

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-

438 AM CST Fri Dec 13 2019

 

.TODAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west 10 to

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

showers early in the morning.

.TONIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest 5 to

10 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

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

afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

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

15 to 20 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

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

occasional seas up to 7 feet.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 6 feet with

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

late evening and overnight. Thunderstorms likely late.

.MONDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west in the

afternoon. Seas 5 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to 7 feet.

Showers and thunderstorms.

.MONDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 25 knots. Seas 5 to 6 feet with

occasional seas up to 7 feet building to 6 to 8 feet with

occasional seas up to 10 feet after midnight. A chance of showers

in the evening, then a slight chance of showers after midnight.

.TUESDAY...North winds 25 to 30 knots. Seas 6 to 9 feet with

occasional seas up to 11 feet.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds 25 to 30 knots decreasing to 20 to

25 knots after midnight. Seas 6 to 8 feet with occasional seas up

to 10 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">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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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.