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Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/31/2020 Normal
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Freeport Update 01/23/2020 Normal
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Freeport // Open to all vessel traffic 01/17/2020 Normal
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Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 01/16/2020 Normal
Freeport // Closed to all vessel traffic 01/15/2020 Normal
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 Daily Port Update

Subject:Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update
Date:Wednesday, January 01, 2020
Priority:Normal
Notice:

 

January 01, 2020            Wednesday

 

New Year’s Day

 

                

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

 

 

NOAA Weather

GMZ300-012130-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

313 AM CST Wed Jan 1 2020

 

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

A developing coastal trough will bring east to southeast winds to

the coastal waters today. Mariners in small craft should exercise

caution today as winds increase in response to the developing

coastal low. A cold front will cross the coastal waters on Friday

with a strong offshore flow developing. Light and variable winds

are expected on Saturday as surface high pressure moves across the

state. Onshore winds will return on Sunday as the high drifts

east.

 

$$

 

 

Houston // Open to all vessel traffic

 

 

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">Wednesday

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently   53° 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          61° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity    59%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 30.05 in / 1018.2 mb

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Visibility       7 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 SE 6 mph

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low             60° 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      49%

<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     38° 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 NE 5 mph

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low            60° 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     69%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  30.05 in / 1017.6 mb

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Visibility       10 miles

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind Chill    52° F

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

New Year's Day: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">A 50 percent chance of showers, mainly after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 61. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

Tonight: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Low around 57. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

Thursday: Showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 65. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 63. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

Friday Night: Clear, with a low around 43.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 64.

Saturday Night: Clear, with a low around 46.

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 70.

Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 53.

Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 68.

Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49.

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

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New Year's Day: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">A 50 percent chance of showers, mainly after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 63. East wind 5 to 10 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Tonight: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Low around 60. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming light and variable. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

Thursday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Steady temperature around 62. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

Thursday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 63. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming northwest in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 50.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 62.

Saturday Night: Clear, with a low around 54.

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 66.

Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 58.

Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 66.

Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53.

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New Year's Day: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Showers likely, mainly after 3pm. Cloudy, with a high near 66. East wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

Tonight: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Low around 60. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

Thursday: Showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 67. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Thursday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 65. Northwest wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 44.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 64.

Saturday Night: Clear, with a low around 50.

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 68.

Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 56.

Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 68.

Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51.

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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) @ 0624 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0.8 ft Falling = 45’08”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.1 ft Steady = 46’01”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.1 ft Falling = 46’01”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.1 ft Steady = 46’01”

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 0624 hrs

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">4 knots from ENE gusts to 6 knots

 

 

 

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<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">MARSEC LEVEL 1

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FZUS54 KHGX 010913

CWFHGX

 

Coastal Waters Forecast

National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX

313 AM CST Wed Jan 1 2020

 

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.

 

GMZ300-012130-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

313 AM CST Wed Jan 1 2020

 

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

A developing coastal trough will bring east to southeast winds to

the coastal waters today. Mariners in small craft should exercise

caution today as winds increase in response to the developing

coastal low. A cold front will cross the coastal waters on Friday

with a strong offshore flow developing. Light and variable winds

are expected on Saturday as surface high pressure moves across the

state. Onshore winds will return on Sunday as the high drifts

east.

 

$$

 

GMZ335-012130-

Galveston Bay-

313 AM CST Wed Jan 1 2020

 

.TODAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth. A chance of

showers in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south after

midnight. Bay waters smooth. Showers and isolated thunderstorms.

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

Isolated thunderstorms early in the morning. Showers until late

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

.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth. A

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

after midnight.

.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to

15 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters smooth becoming slightly

choppy in the afternoon.

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

slightly choppy.

.SATURDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 5 knots. Bay waters

smooth.

.SUNDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth.

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

 

$$

 

GMZ330-012130-

Matagorda Bay-

313 AM CST Wed Jan 1 2020

 

.TODAY...East winds around 10 knots becoming southeast in the

afternoon. Bay waters smooth to slightly choppy. A chance of

showers and thunderstorms.

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

Showers and isolated thunderstorms.

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

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

afternoon.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west after

midnight. Bay waters smooth. A chance of showers in the evening.

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

choppy.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to

10 knots after midnight. Bay waters slightly choppy becoming

smooth after midnight.

.SATURDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest in the

afternoon. Bay waters smooth.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 5 knots. Bay waters

smooth.

.SUNDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth.

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

 

$$

 

GMZ375-012130-

Waters from High Island to Freeport TX from 20 to 60 NM-

313 AM CST Wed Jan 1 2020

 

...Small Craft Should Exercise Caution...

 

.TODAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southeast 15 to 20

knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet building to 3 to 5 feet

in the afternoon. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming south 10 to

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

to 7 feet. Showers and isolated thunderstorms.

.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to

15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas

up to 7 feet. Isolated thunderstorms early in the morning.

Showers. Isolated thunderstorms late in the afternoon.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south

5 to 10 knots after midnight. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional

seas up to 7 feet. Showers likely and isolated thunderstorms in

the evening, then a chance of showers after midnight.

.FRIDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest 15 to

20 knots in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas

up to 7 feet.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet

with occasional seas up to 7 feet.

.SATURDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest

after midnight. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

.SUNDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

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

 

$$

 

GMZ370-012130-

Waters from Freeport to Matagorda Ship Channel TX from 20 to

60 NM-

313 AM CST Wed Jan 1 2020

 

...Small Craft Should Exercise Caution...

 

.TODAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southeast 15 to 20

knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet. A chance of showers

and thunderstorms.

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

after midnight. Seas 4 to 5 feet with occasional seas up to

6 feet. Showers and isolated thunderstorms.

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

occasional seas up to 7 feet. Isolated thunderstorms early in the

morning. Showers.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to

6 feet with occasional seas up to 7 feet. Isolated thunderstorms

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

slight chance of showers after midnight.

.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with

occasional seas up to 8 feet.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet

with occasional seas up to 8 feet.

.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 5 to

10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to

2 feet.

.SUNDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

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

 

$$

 

GMZ350-012130-

Coastal waters from Freeport to Matagorda Ship Channel TX out

20 NM-

313 AM CST Wed Jan 1 2020

 

.TODAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southeast in the

afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet. A chance of showers in the morning,

then showers likely in the afternoon. Isolated thunderstorms

late.

.TONIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest after

midnight. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Showers and isolated thunderstorms.

.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to

15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 5 feet with occasional seas

up to 6 feet. Showers likely.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west

after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 feet. A chance of showers in the

evening. A slight chance of showers after midnight.

.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to

20 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 feet.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to

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

.SATURDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to

2 feet.

.SUNDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

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

 

$$

 

GMZ355-012130-

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

313 AM CST Wed Jan 1 2020

 

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

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

afternoon. Isolated thunderstorms late.

.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south 5 to

10 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Showers and isolated

thunderstorms.

.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to

15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Isolated

thunderstorms early in the morning. Showers.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to

4 feet. A chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms in the

evening, then a slight chance of showers after midnight.

.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to

20 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to

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

.SATURDAY...West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest

after midnight. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

.SUNDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

 

$$

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NOAA Houston/Galveston Weather<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-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">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

 

 

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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

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<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 

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<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;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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http://www.swg.usace.army.mil/Missions/Navigation.aspx<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Houston Pilots Association

http://www.houston-pilots.com/<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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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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Notice posted on Wednesday, January 01, 2020

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.