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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
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 12/28/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 12/27/2019 Normal
Port of Freeport // Update12/27/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 12/26/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 12/25/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 12/24/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 12/23/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 12/22/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 12/21/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 12/20/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 12/19/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 12/18/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 12/17/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 12/16/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 12/15/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 12/14/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 12/13/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 12/12/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 12/11/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 12/10/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 12/09/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 12/08/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 12/07/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 12/06/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 12/05/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 12/04/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 12/03/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 12/02/2019 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 12/01/2019 Normal

 Daily Port Update

Subject:Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update
Date:Monday, December 23, 2019
Priority:Normal
Notice:

 

December 23, 2019            Monday

 

                

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

 

HSC Maximum Deep Draft

NOAA PORTS readings this morning report less than normal water levels due to cold front pushing bay waters out to the coast.  Maximum deep draft vessels may be delayed transiting HSC.  North wind predicted to calm down on Tuesday afternoon and water levels are expected to return to normal levels.

 

NOAA Weather

GMZ300-232215-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

341 AM CST Mon Dec 23 2019

 

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

Northerly flow of 10 to 15 knots will continue through sunrise, then

expect lighter offshore flow to begin today that will last through

midweek. Then light onshore flow takes over for the remainder of the

workweek. Patchy sea fog does become a possibility Thursday night

and into the weekend as dew points rise into the mid 60s. Then, a

cold front may swing through the area towards the end of the weekend

bringing a chance of rain.

 

$$

 

 

 

Houston // Open to all vessel traffic

 

 

Recent closures HSC

12/14

2257          Vessel traffic suspended – due to fog

 

12/15

0710          Vessel traffic resumed

 

12/16

0001           Vessel traffic suspended – due to fog

0900            Vessel traffic resumed

  

 

 

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">Monday

Partly Cloudy

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low           46° 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    71%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 3018 in / 1022.6 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint   42° 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  48° 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">Monday

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             53° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High            63° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity     77%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer   30.19 in / 1022.1 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      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   50° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind NW 7 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    50° 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           66° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity     77%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  30.19 in / 1022.3 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint    43° 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    47° F

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

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 46. Calm wind.

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 71. Calm wind.

Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 51. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

Christmas Day: Mostly sunny, with a high near 72. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.

Wednesday Night: Patchy fog after midnight. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 54.

Thursday: Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 73.

Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59.

Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73.

Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.

Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73.

Saturday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55.

Sunday: A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 66.<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 63. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

Tonight: Clear, with a low around 53. North wind around 5 mph.

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 64. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the afternoon.

Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 57. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph.

Christmas Day: Mostly sunny, with a high near 66. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph in the afternoon.

Wednesday Night: Patchy fog after midnight. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 59.

Thursday: Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 69.

Thursday Night: Patchy fog after midnight. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.

Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers after noon. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 69.

Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers. Patchy fog. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.

Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers. Patchy fog. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 69.

Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers. Patchy fog. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 57.

Sunday: A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, 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 66. Northwest wind around 5 mph.

Tonight: Clear, with a low around 45. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 68. North wind around 5 mph becoming east in the afternoon.

Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 52. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

Christmas Day: Mostly sunny, with a high near 70. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.

Wednesday Night: Patchy fog after midnight. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 56.

Thursday: Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 71.

Thursday Night: Patchy fog after midnight. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 59.

Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers after noon. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 71.

Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers. Patchy fog. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.

Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers. Patchy fog. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 72.

Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers. Patchy fog. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 55.

Sunday: A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 66.<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) @ 0912 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:red">-0.3 ft Falling = 44’08”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:red">-0.6 ft Falling = 44’06”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:red">-0.3 ft Steady = 44’09”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:red">-0.5 ft Rising = 44’07”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:red">-0.6 ft Steady = 44’06”

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 0912 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">3 knots from NW 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">7 knots from NW gusts to 10 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">7 knots from NNW 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">12 knots from NNW gusts to 14 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">5 knots from NW gusts to 7 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 230941

CWFHGX

 

Coastal Waters Forecast

National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX

341 AM CST Mon Dec 23 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.

 

GMZ300-232215-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

341 AM CST Mon Dec 23 2019

 

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

Northerly flow of 10 to 15 knots will continue through sunrise, then

expect lighter offshore flow to begin today that will last through

midweek. Then light onshore flow takes over for the remainder of the

workweek. Patchy sea fog does become a possibility Thursday night

and into the weekend as dew points rise into the mid 60s. Then, a

cold front may swing through the area towards the end of the weekend

bringing a chance of rain.

 

$$

 

GMZ330-335-232215-

Matagorda Bay-Galveston Bay-

341 AM CST Mon Dec 23 2019

 

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

.TONIGHT...North winds around 5 knots. Bay waters smooth.

.TUESDAY...Northeast winds around 5 knots becoming southeast in

the afternoon. Bay waters smooth.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 5 knots. Bay waters

smooth.

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

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth.

Patchy fog in the late evening and overnight.

.THURSDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth. Patchy

fog early in the morning.

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

Patchy fog in the late evening and overnight.

.FRIDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth. Patchy fog

early in the morning. Patchy fog late in the afternoon. A slight

chance of showers.

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

Patchy fog. A slight chance of showers until early morning. A

chance of showers late.

 

$$

 

GMZ350-355-232215-

Coastal waters from Freeport to Matagorda Ship Channel TX out

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

341 AM CST Mon Dec 23 2019

 

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

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

.TONIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

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

afternoon. Seas 1 foot.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 5 knots. Seas 1 foot.

.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot.

.THURSDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Patchy

fog in the late evening and overnight. A slight chance of showers

in the late evening and overnight.

.FRIDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Patchy fog.

A slight chance of showers.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

Patchy fog. A slight chance of showers.

 

$$

 

GMZ370-375-232215-

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-

341 AM CST Mon Dec 23 2019

 

.TODAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

.TONIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

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

.TUESDAY NIGHT...East winds around 5 knots becoming southeast

after midnight. Seas 1 foot.

.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds around 5 knots becoming east in the

afternoon. Seas 1 foot.

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

.THURSDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots

in the afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 feet. A slight chance of showers

late in the afternoon.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A

slight chance of showers.

.FRIDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast 10 to

15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A slight chance of

showers.

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

A slight chance of showers.

 

$$

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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">

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#1F497D"> 

<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;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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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.