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Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/31/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/30/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, and Freeport, Texas // COVID - 19 Update05/29/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/29/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, and Freeport, Texas // COVID - 19 Update05/28/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/28/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/27/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, and Freeport, Texas // COVID - 19 Update05/27/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, and Freeport, Texas // COVID - 19 Update05/26/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/26/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/25/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/24/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/23/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, and Freeport, Texas // COVID - 19 Update05/22/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/22/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, and Freeport, Texas // COVID - 19 Update05/21/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/21/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, and Freeport, Texas // COVID - 19 Update05/20/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/20/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/19/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, and Freeport, Texas // COVID - 19 Update05/19/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/18/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, and Freeport, Texas // COVID - 19 Update05/18/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/17/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/16/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, and Freeport, Texas // COVID - 19 Update05/15/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/15/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, and Freeport, Texas // COVID - 19 Update05/14/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/14/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, and Freeport, Texas // COVID - 19 Update05/13/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/13/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/12/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, and Freeport, Texas // COVID - 19 Update05/12/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/11/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, and Freeport, Texas // COVID - 19 Update05/11/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/10/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/09/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, and Freeport, Texas // COVID - 19 Update05/08/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/08/2020 Normal
GHPB // ort of Houston Region Status Update - May 705/07/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/07/2020 Normal
GHPB // Port of Houston Region Status Update - May 605/06/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/06/2020 Normal
GHPB // Port of Houston Region Status Update - May 505/05/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/05/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/04/2020 Normal
GHPB // Port of Houston Region Status Update - May 405/04/2020 Normal
FW: Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/03/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/02/2020 Normal
GHPB // Port of Houston Region Status Update - May 105/01/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 05/01/2020 Normal

 Daily Port Update

Subject:Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update
Date:Sunday, May 17, 2020
Priority:Normal
Notice:

May 17, 2020            Sunday

 

Hurricane Season

June 1st – November 30th

Be prepared

 

 

                

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

 

 

NOAA Weather

GMZ300-172215-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

436 AM CDT Sun May 17 2020

 

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

Offshore flow will continue through the late afternoon today as an

upper level low exits to the east. Seas will be coming down through

the day today as well. The flow becomes variable tonight through

Tuesday morning with it being more onshore during the daytime hours

and more offshore during the overnight hours. Onshore flow becomes

more dominant by Tuesday afternoon which will continue through the

end of the week.

 

$$

 

 

 

 

Houston // Open to all vessel traffic

 

 

Galveston / Texas City // Open  to all vessel traffic

 

 

Freeport // Open to all vessel

 

 

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">Sunday

Mostly Cloudy

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently    69° 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           86° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity    84%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  29.90 in / 1012.8 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint    64° 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     NW 8 mph

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

A Few Clouds

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently     72° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low             73° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High            83° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity      79%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer   29.90 in / 1012.3 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint    65° 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    NW 14 mph

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

Fair

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently     70° 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            85° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer   29.91 in / 1012.6 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint     64° 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 9 mph

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">A chance of showers between 9am and noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 91. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon.

Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 69. Southwest wind around 5 mph.

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 93. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.

Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 71.

Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 93.

Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 72.

Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 92.

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

Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 92.

Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 75.

Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 91.<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">A slight chance of showers between 1pm and 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. Northwest wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. Southwest wind around 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight.

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 83. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.

Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 74. Southwest wind around 10 mph.

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 84. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

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

Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 84.

Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 77.

Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 82.

Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 77.

Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.

Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 78.

Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

 

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black;background:white">A slight chance of showers between noon and 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%.<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming northwest after midnight.

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 86. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.

Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 71. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 86. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

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

Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 86.

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

Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 84.

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

Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.

Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 75.

Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

 

 

 

 

 

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Maximum Deep Drafts - Houston / Galveston Bay

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">PORTS NOAA/NOS Water Levels (above MLLW) @ 0804 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.7 ft Steady = 46’07”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.5 ft Falling = 46’05”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.7 ft Steady = 46’07”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.7 ft Rising = 46’07”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.5 ft Falling = 46’05”

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 0804 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">3 knots from W 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">10 knots from NW gusts to 13 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">6 knots from WNW gusts to 11 knots

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">10 knots from NW gusts to 13 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 170936

CWFHGX

 

Coastal Waters Forecast

National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX

436 AM CDT Sun May 17 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.

 

GMZ300-172215-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

436 AM CDT Sun May 17 2020

 

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

Offshore flow will continue through the late afternoon today as an

upper level low exits to the east. Seas will be coming down through

the day today as well. The flow becomes variable tonight through

Tuesday morning with it being more onshore during the daytime hours

and more offshore during the overnight hours. Onshore flow becomes

more dominant by Tuesday afternoon which will continue through the

end of the week.

 

$$

 

GMZ335-172215-

Galveston Bay-

436 AM CDT Sun May 17 2020

 

.TODAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth. A slight

chance of showers late in the morning.

.TONIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest after

midnight. Bay waters smooth.

.MONDAY...North winds around 5 knots becoming south in the

afternoon. Bay waters smooth.

.MONDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth.

.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south in the

afternoon. Bay waters smooth.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters

smooth.

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

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South winds around 10 knots. Bay waters smooth

to slightly choppy.

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

slightly choppy.

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

choppy.

 

$$

 

GMZ330-172215-

Matagorda Bay-

436 AM CDT Sun May 17 2020

 

.TODAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest in the

afternoon. Bay waters smooth. A slight chance of showers late in

the morning.

.TONIGHT...South winds around 5 knots becoming west after

midnight. Bay waters smooth.

.MONDAY...Northeast winds around 5 knots becoming south in the

afternoon. Bay waters smooth.

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

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

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

.WEDNESDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to

15 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters smooth becoming slightly

choppy in the afternoon.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters

slightly choppy.

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

choppy.

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

slightly choppy.

 

$$

 

GMZ350-355-172215-

Coastal waters from Freeport to Matagorda Ship Channel TX out

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

436 AM CDT Sun May 17 2020

 

.TODAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest in the

afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west after

midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

.MONDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south in the

afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

.MONDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

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

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

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

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

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

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to

3 feet.

 

$$

 

GMZ370-375-172215-

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-

436 AM CDT Sun May 17 2020

 

.TODAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest in the

afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A slight chance of showers in the

afternoon.

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

midnight. Seas 3 feet.

.MONDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west in the

afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

.MONDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.

.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 feet.

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

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

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

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast 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">

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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)

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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)

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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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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.