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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 30, 2019
Priority:Normal
Notice:

 

December 30, 2019            Monday

 

 

                

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

 

 

NOAA Weather

GMZ300-302230-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

346 AM CST Mon Dec 30 2019

 

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

The moderate offshore flow will weaken this morning. Light north

to northeasterly winds can then be expected through Tuesday. An

onshore flow returns on Wednesday. The next storm system and

associated increasing rain chances are expected to push through

the region Wednesday and Thursday and it will bring a return to

offshore winds for the remainder of the work week.

 

$$

 

 

 

Houston // Open to all vessel traffic

 

HSC Recent closures

 

12/26 

0840         All vessel traffic suspended - due to fog

1030         All vessel traffic resumed

1640         All vessel traffic suspended - due to dense fog

2100         Four  vessels boarded between 2100 – 2205 hrs proceeding inbound // HSC not officially open at this time

 

 

12/27      

0930        Outbound vessel traffic resumed // inbound vessel traffic remains suspended

1937        All vessel traffic suspended – due to dense fog

 

12/28 

1045       Outbound vessel traffic only has resumed

1930       Inbound vessel traffic resumed // Outbound traffic suspended

 

12/29

0430       All vessel traffic resumed

 

Galveston / Texas City // Open to all vessel traffic

 

 

Freeport // Open to all vessel traffic

 

 

 

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

<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   45° F

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 30.13 in / 1020.7 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint   33° 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  42° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind NW 6 mph

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High            60° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer   30.13 in / 1020.1 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   51° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind N 9 mph

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently    37° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low            40° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High           62° 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  30.13 in / 1020.2 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint    34° 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 62. Northwest wind around 5 mph.

Tonight: Clear, with a low around 42. North wind around 5 mph.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 61. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the afternoon.

Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph after midnight.

New Year's Day: Rain likely, mainly after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 58. East wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Wednesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms. Low around 54. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

Thursday: Showers likely, mainly before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

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

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 63.

Friday Night: Clear, with a low around 45.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 65.

Saturday Night: Clear, with a low around 46.

Sunday: Sunny, 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 60. North wind around 10 mph.

Tonight: Clear, with a low around 47. North wind around 10 mph.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 58. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

New Year's Day: A chance of rain, then showers and thunderstorms likely after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 60. East wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

Wednesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms. Patchy fog after midnight. Low around 59. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

Thursday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before noon, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 66. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

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

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 61.

Friday Night: Clear, with a low around 52.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 62.

Saturday Night: Clear, with a low around 52.

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 62.<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Sunny, with a high near 62. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 40. North wind around 5 mph.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 60. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

New Year's Day: A chance of rain, then showers and thunderstorms likely after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 63. East wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

Wednesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms. Low around 56. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

Thursday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before noon, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 53.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 63.

Friday Night: Clear, with a low around 49.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 64.

Saturday Night: Clear, with a low around 51.

Sunday: Sunny, 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) @ 0720 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0.5 ft Falling = 45’05”

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0.5 ft Falling = 45’05”

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

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

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 0720 hrs

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">6 knots from WNW gusts to 8 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 16 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">7 knots from N gusts to 8 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">8 knots from N gusts to 11 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

https://tgftp.nws.noaa.gov/data/raw/fz/fzus54.khgx.cwf.hgx.txt<span-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">

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FZUS54 KHGX 300946

CWFHGX

 

Coastal Waters Forecast

National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX

346 AM CST Mon Dec 30 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.

 

GMZ300-302230-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

346 AM CST Mon Dec 30 2019

 

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

The moderate offshore flow will weaken this morning. Light north

to northeasterly winds can then be expected through Tuesday. An

onshore flow returns on Wednesday. The next storm system and

associated increasing rain chances are expected to push through

the region Wednesday and Thursday and it will bring a return to

offshore winds for the remainder of the work week.

 

$$

 

GMZ335-302230-

Galveston Bay-

346 AM CST Mon Dec 30 2019

 

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

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

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

.TUESDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth. A

chance of showers late.

.WEDNESDAY...East winds around 10 knots. Bay waters smooth to

slightly choppy. A chance of showers early in the morning, then

showers and thunderstorms in the late morning and afternoon.

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

smooth. Showers and thunderstorms. Patchy fog in the late evening

and overnight.

.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth.

Showers likely and isolated thunderstorms in the morning, then a

chance of showers in the afternoon.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 10 knots becoming west

after midnight. Bay waters smooth to slightly choppy.

.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly

choppy.

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

 

$$

 

GMZ330-302230-

Matagorda Bay-

346 AM CST Mon Dec 30 2019

 

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

.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth.

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

.TUESDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to

15 knots after midnight. Bay waters smooth becoming slightly

choppy after midnight. A slight chance of rain in the late

evening and early morning. Showers likely late.

.WEDNESDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southeast 5 to

10 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters slightly choppy becoming

smooth in the afternoon. Showers. Thunderstorms in the late

morning and afternoon.

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

after midnight. Bay waters smooth. Showers until early morning.

Thunderstorms. A chance of showers late. Patchy fog in the late

evening and overnight.

.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth.

Isolated thunderstorms early in the morning. A chance of showers

in the morning, then a slight chance of showers in the afternoon.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds around 10 knots becoming northwest

after midnight. Bay waters smooth to slightly choppy becoming

slightly choppy after midnight.

.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly

choppy.

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

 

$$

 

GMZ350-355-302230-

Coastal waters from Freeport to Matagorda Ship Channel TX out

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

346 AM CST Mon Dec 30 2019

 

.TODAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to 10 knots

in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

.TONIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

.TUESDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. A

slight chance of rain after midnight. A chance of showers late.

.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A

chance of showers early in the morning, then showers and

thunderstorms in the late morning and afternoon.

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

5 to 10 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Showers and

thunderstorms. Patchy fog after midnight.

.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.

Showers likely early in the morning. Isolated thunderstorms in

the morning. A chance of showers in the late morning and

afternoon.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 10 knots becoming west

after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 feet.

.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.

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

 

$$

 

GMZ370-375-302230-

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-

346 AM CST Mon Dec 30 2019

 

...Small Craft Should Exercise Caution...

 

.TODAY...North 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 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. A

slight chance of rain after midnight. Showers likely late.

.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

Showers. Thunderstorms in the late morning and afternoon.

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

after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Showers and thunderstorms.

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

occasional seas up to 7 feet. Showers and isolated thunderstorms

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

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

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

the evening.

.FRIDAY...Northwest winds around 15 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet with

occasional seas up to 6 feet.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 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">

<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"> 

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

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

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif"> 

 

<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

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<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;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">Houston Pilots Association

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

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Brazos Harbor Pilots

www.brazospilots.com

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NOAA

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Weather WEB Sites

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National Data Buoy Center

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Notice posted on Monday, December 30, 2019

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.