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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:Tuesday, December 24, 2019
Priority:Normal
Notice:

 

December 24, 2019            Tuesday

Happy Holidays

                

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

 

 

NOAA Weather

GMZ300-242130-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

310 AM CST Tue Dec 24 2019

 

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

Light winds will become easterly Tuesday as a weak ridge of high

pressure drifts away to the east. Light onshore flow expected to

continue through Friday then gradually increasing. Patchy sea fog

will be possible mainly after midnight this week. A cold front

should move through the Gulf waters Sunday bringing a chance of

rain and the end of the fog threat.

 

$$

 

 

 

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">Tuesday

<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   51° 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          73° 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 30.07 in / 1018.8 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     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">Tuesday

<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            67° 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   30.08 in / 1018.6 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   53° F

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

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

<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    39° 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           67° 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  30.08 in / 1018.4 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint    36° 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 3 mph

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Sunny, with a high near 73. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph.

Tonight: Patchy fog after 2am. Otherwise, increasing clouds, with a low around 52. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.

Christmas Day: Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 73. Calm wind.

Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 56. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.

Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 72. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph in the afternoon.

Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.

Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72.

Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.

Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75.

Saturday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57.

Sunday: A 50 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 64.

Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48.

Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly 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 67. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.

Tonight: Patchy fog after 2am. Otherwise, increasing clouds, with a low around 57. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

Christmas Day: Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 66. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph in the afternoon.

Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

Thursday: Patchy fog after 2pm. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 67. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

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

Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 67.

Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.

Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 70.

Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59.

Sunday: A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 64.

Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52.

Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 60.<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 67. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.

Tonight: Patchy fog after 2am. Otherwise, increasing clouds, with a low around 53. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.

Christmas Day: Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 68. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph in the afternoon.

Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 58. East wind around 5 mph.

Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 70. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

Thursday Night: Patchy fog after 11pm. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 59.

Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 72.

Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.

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

Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57.

Sunday: A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 66.

Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49.

Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 61.<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) @ 0824 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0.4 ft Falling = 45’04”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0.0 ft Falling = 45’00”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:red">-0.4 ft Rising = 44’08”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:red">-0.4 ft Falling = 44’08”

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 0824 hrs

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">5 knots from NE gusts to 6 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 NE gusts to 8 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1 knots from ENE gusts to 2 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 240910

CWFHGX

 

Coastal Waters Forecast

National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX

310 AM CST Tue Dec 24 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.

 

GMZ300-242130-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

310 AM CST Tue Dec 24 2019

 

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

Light winds will become easterly Tuesday as a weak ridge of high

pressure drifts away to the east. Light onshore flow expected to

continue through Friday then gradually increasing. Patchy sea fog

will be possible mainly after midnight this week. A cold front

should move through the Gulf waters Sunday bringing a chance of

rain and the end of the fog threat.

 

$$

 

GMZ330-242130-

Matagorda Bay-

310 AM CST Tue Dec 24 2019

 

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

afternoon. Bay waters smooth.

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

Patchy fog in the late evening and overnight.

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

Patchy fog early in the morning.

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

Patchy fog after midnight.

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

fog early in the morning. Patchy fog in the afternoon.

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

Patchy fog. A slight chance of showers late.

.FRIDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth. A slight

chance of showers.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Bay waters

smooth to slightly choppy. A slight chance of showers in the late

evening and early morning. A chance of showers late.

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

chance of showers.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 5 knots becoming north

after midnight. Bay waters smooth. A chance of showers.

 

$$

 

GMZ335-242130-

Galveston Bay-

310 AM CST Tue Dec 24 2019

 

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

afternoon. Bay waters smooth.

.TONIGHT...South winds around 5 knots in the evening becoming

light and variable winds. Bay waters smooth. Patchy fog after

midnight.

.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds around 5 knots. Bay waters smooth.

Patchy fog early in the morning.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...East winds around 5 knots. Bay waters smooth.

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

fog in the afternoon.

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

Patchy fog. A slight chance of showers late.

.FRIDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly choppy.

A slight chance of showers.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters

slightly choppy. A slight chance of showers.

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

slightly choppy. A chance of showers.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming

northwest after midnight. Bay waters smooth. A chance of showers.

 

$$

 

GMZ350-355-242130-

Coastal waters from Freeport to Matagorda Ship Channel TX out

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

310 AM CST Tue Dec 24 2019

 

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

afternoon. Seas 1 foot.

.TONIGHT...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 increasing to 10 to 15 knots

in the afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Patchy fog in the afternoon.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northeast

5 to 10 knots after midnight. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Patchy fog. A

slight chance of showers late.

.FRIDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. 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 after midnight.

.SATURDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to

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

showers in the morning, then a chance of showers in the

afternoon.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north

10 to 15 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A slight chance

of showers early in the evening, then a chance of showers in the

late evening and overnight.

 

$$

 

GMZ370-375-242130-

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-

310 AM CST Tue Dec 24 2019

 

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

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

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

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast 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 2 to 3 feet.

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

slight chance of showers after midnight.

.FRIDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A slight

chance of showers.

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

slight chance of showers late.

.SATURDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A

slight chance of showers.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north

10 to 15 knots after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A slight chance

of showers early in the evening. A chance of showers in the late

evening and overnight.

 

$$

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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.