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SubjectDatePriority
GHPB // Port of Houston Region Status Update - April 3004/30/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/30/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/29/2020 Normal
GHPB Port of Houston Region Status Update - April 2904/29/2020 Normal
GHPB Port of Houston Region Status Update - April 2804/28/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/28/2020 Normal
USCG MSIB 2-20 Novel Coronavirus (Change 4) 04/27/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/27/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/26/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/25/2020 Normal
GHPB Port of Houston Region Status Update - April 2404/24/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/24/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/23/2020 Normal
GHPB Port of Houston Region Status Update - April 2304/23/2020 Normal
GHPB Port of Houston Region Status Update - April 2204/22/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/22/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/21/2020 Normal
GHPB // Port of Houston Region Status Update - April 2104/21/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/20/2020 Normal
GHPB Port of Houston Region Status Update - April 2004/20/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/19/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/18/2020 Normal
USCG Houston / Galveston Sector COVID-19 Vessel's Entry to Port Updated MSIB04/17/2020 Normal
GHPB Port of Houston Region Status Update - April 1704/17/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/17/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/16/2020 Normal
GHPB Port of Houston Region Status Update - April 1604/16/2020 Normal
GHPB Port of Houston Region Status Update - April 1504/15/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/15/2020 Normal
GHPB Port of Houston Region Status Update - April 1304/14/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/14/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/13/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/12/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/11/2020 Normal
USCG Washington DC CG MSIB 14-20 COVID-19: Ballast Water Management (BWM) Extension04/10/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/10/2020 Normal
GHPB Port of Houston Region Status Update - April 904/09/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/09/2020 Normal
Port of Freeport Update04/08/2020 Normal
Port of Freeport Update04/08/2020 Normal
FW: Port of Houston Region Status Update - April 804/08/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/08/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/07/2020 Normal
Port of Houston Region Status Update - April 704/07/2020 Normal
Brazos Pilots Association Notice of Port Freeport Condition Update04/07/2020 Normal
Port of Houston Region Status Update - April 604/06/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/06/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/05/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/04/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/03/2020 Normal
GHPB Port of Houston Region Status Update - April 304/03/2020 Normal
GHPB Port of Houston Region Status Update - April 204/02/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/02/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/01/2020 Normal

 Daily Port Update

Subject:Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update
Date:Thursday, April 30, 2020
Priority:Normal
Notice:

 

April 30, 2020            Thursday

 

 

                

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

 

 

NOAA Weather

GMZ300-302315-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

545 AM CDT Thu Apr 30 2020

 

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

Northerlies will weaken as inland high pressure builds down over

the local waters. Onshore flow returns tomorrow and will be the

dominant wind over the next several days. More moderate weekend

wind speeds will initiate periods of Small Craft Exercise Caution

flags.

 

$$

 

 

 

Houston // Open to all vessel traffic

04/07

1125       Closed to all vessel traffic – due to fog

1245       Resumed inbound vessel traffic / Outbound vessel traffic remains open (2 way traffic)

 

04/12

1735       All vessel traffic stopped due to vessel anchored in channel  below Bayport and above Texas City ship channel

                 –  due to loss of power

2055       All vessel traffic resumed

 

04/19

0350       All vessel traffic suspended – due to fog

1140       Resumed Outbound vessel traffic only

1405       Resumed boarding inbound vessel traffic and remains boarding outbound vessel traffic

2225       All vessel traffic suspended – due to fog 

 

04/20

0715        All vessel traffic resumed

 

 

 

Galveston / Texas City // Open to all vessel traffic

 

 

 

Freeport // Open to all vessel

04/07

0515       Closed to all vessel traffic – account fog

1130       Open to outbound vessel traffic only

1600       Open to all vessel traffic

 

04/08

0700       Closed to all vessel traffic – account fog

1200       Open to all vessel traffic

 

04/19

0400       All vessel traffic suspended – due to fog

0800       All vessel traffic will resumed 

 

04/20

0300       All vessel traffic suspended – due to fog

0830       All vessel traffic resumed

 

04/23

0416         All vessel traffic suspended – due to fog

0630         All vessel traffic resumed

 

 

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">Thursday

<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    57° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High           82° 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  30.11 in / 1020.2 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    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">Thursday

<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     63° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High            82° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  30.12 in / 1019.7 mb

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

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

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

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

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

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

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             66° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High            80° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity      93%

<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     50° 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

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Sunny, with a high near 82. Northwest wind around 5 mph.

Tonight: Clear, with a low around 61. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 86. Light south wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. South wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.

Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.

Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 73.

Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 92.

Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 74.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 94.

Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 74.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.<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 82. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable in the afternoon.

Tonight: Clear, with a low around 69. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 83. South wind 5 to 15 mph.

Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 74.

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 81.

Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 76.

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 82.

Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 76.

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 84.

Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 76.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

 

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Sunny, with a high near 80. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the afternoon.

Tonight: Clear, with a low around 66. Southwest wind around 5 mph.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 81. South wind 5 to 15 mph.

Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. South wind around 10 mph.

Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 72.

Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.

Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 73.

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 84.

Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 75.

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 86.

Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 75.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.<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) @ 0716 hrs

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 0716 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2 knots from W gusts to 3 knots

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">4 knots from W 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">5 knots from NNW gusts to 6 knots

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

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

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

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FZUS54 KHGX 301045

CWFHGX

 

Coastal Waters Forecast

National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX

545 AM CDT Thu Apr 30 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.

 

GMZ300-302315-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

545 AM CDT Thu Apr 30 2020

 

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

Northerlies will weaken as inland high pressure builds down over

the local waters. Onshore flow returns tomorrow and will be the

dominant wind over the next several days. More moderate weekend

wind speeds will initiate periods of Small Craft Exercise Caution

flags.

 

$$

 

GMZ330-335-302315-

Matagorda Bay-Galveston Bay-

545 AM CDT Thu Apr 30 2020

 

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

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

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

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

choppy. A slight chance of showers after midnight.

.SATURDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly

choppy. A slight chance of showers.

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

choppy. A slight chance of showers after midnight.

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

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

choppy.

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

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

choppy.

 

$$

 

GMZ350-355-302315-

Coastal waters from Freeport to Matagorda Ship Channel TX out

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

545 AM CDT Thu Apr 30 2020

 

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

10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

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

.FRIDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

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

slight chance of showers.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A

slight chance of showers after midnight.

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

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

.MONDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

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

 

$$

 

GMZ370-375-302315-

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-

545 AM CDT Thu Apr 30 2020

 

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

10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

.TONIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.

.FRIDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

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

slight chance of showers.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A

slight chance of showers after midnight.

.SUNDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.

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

.MONDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 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">

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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">

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

<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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;display:none"> 

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Power Lines 

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Power Lines

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Fred Hartman

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Power Lines

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Jesse Jones

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Power Lines

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Sidney Sherman

197’ (Morgan’s Point)

197’ (below Fred Hartman Bridge – Baytown)<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">175' (Baytown/LaPorte Bridge)

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">197’ (Battleship Texas)

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">175' (Beltway 8 Bridge)

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">197’ (Power Plant)

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">135' (Loop 610 Bridge)

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The Texas City Ship Channel is approximately 11 miles from GB Buoy

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">The ACOE project draft for the TXCSC is 45’00 FW at MLT from the GB BUOY to Valero Dock # 42, the channel above project draft is 40’00 FW at MLT.  The length on the final approach from the Houston, Galveston, Texas City tri-channel split is approximately 6 miles, the width is approximately a 400 ft bottom, the Turning Basin is approximately 4,200 ft long and 1,200 ft wide with a maximum deep draft of 45 ft FW at MLT, and is navigable day or night with no air draft restrictions.  Only TX City Docks with 45’00” maximum deep draft at MLT are TC # 41, & 42

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#051423">The ACOE project draft for the GSC is 45’00” FW.  The narrowest point is approximately 1,200 ft wide with no air draft restrictions.  At the POGA berths the maximum deep draft varies from 32’00” to 40’00” at MLT,

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<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Port of Freeport is located three miles from deep water, the channel is 400 ft wide and ACOE project maximum deep draft at MLW is 45’00”.

 

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Army Corp of Engineers

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

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NOAA

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For quality assurance purposes please note well that while the above information is regularly vetted for accuracy it is not intended to replace the local knowledge or expertise pertaining to port conditions of our marine operations personnel. Port précis should always be verified by contacting the corresponding marine department of a particular location for the most up-to-date information.