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Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 06/30/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, and Freeport, Texas // COVID - 19 Update06/30/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 06/29/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, and Freeport, Texas // COVID - 19 Update06/29/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 06/28/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 06/27/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, and Freeport, Texas // COVID - 19 Update06/26/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 06/26/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, and Freeport, Texas // COVID - 19 Update06/25/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 06/25/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, and Freeport, Texas // COVID - 19 Update06/24/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 06/24/2020 Normal
CBP PIN 20-008 // Temporary Restrictions on Crew Shore Leave Rescinded06/23/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, and Freeport, Texas // COVID - 19 Update06/23/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 06/23/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, and Freeport, Texas // COVID - 19 Update06/22/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 06/22/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 06/21/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 06/20/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 06/19/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, and Freeport, Texas // COVID - 19 Update06/19/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 06/18/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 06/17/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, and Freeport, Texas // COVID - 19 Update06/16/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 06/16/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 06/15/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, and Freeport, Texas // COVID - 19 Update06/15/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 06/14/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 06/13/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 06/12/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, and Freeport, Texas // COVID - 19 Update06/11/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 06/11/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, and Freeport, Texas // COVID - 19 Update06/10/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 06/10/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 06/09/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, and Freeport, Texas // COVID - 19 Update06/09/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 06/08/2020 Normal
NOAA Hurricane //// Tropical Storm Cristobal 06/07/2020 Normal
NOAA Hurricane /// Tropical Storm Cristobal 06/07/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 06/07/2020 Normal
NOAA Hurricane // Tropical Storm Cristobal 06/06/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 06/06/2020 Normal
NOAA Hurricane // Tropical Storm Cristobal 06/06/2020 Normal
NOAA Hurricane /// Tropical Depression Cristobal 06/05/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, and Freeport, Texas // COVID - 19 Update06/05/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 06/05/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, and Freeport, Texas // COVID - 19 Update06/04/2020 Normal
NOAA Hurricane // Tropical Storm Cristobal06/04/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 06/04/2020 Normal
NOAA Hurricane // TS Cristobal Update 06/03/2020 Normal
NOAA // Tropical Storm Cristobal Update06/03/2020 Normal
NOAA Hurricane // Tropical Storm Cristobal 06/03/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, and Freeport, Texas // COVID - 19 Update06/03/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 06/03/2020 Normal
NOAA Hurricane // Tropical Storm Cristobal 06/02/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, and Freeport, Texas // COVID - 19 Update06/02/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 06/02/2020 Normal
NOAA // Tropical Depression # 3 06/02/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 06/01/2020 Normal
NOAA Hurricane // Remnants of Eastern Pacific Tropical Storm Amanda 06/01/2020 Normal
NOAA Hurricane // Remnants of Eastern Pacific Tropical Storm Amanda 06/01/2020 Normal

 Daily Port Update

Subject:Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update
Date:Wednesday, June 10, 2020
Priority:Normal
Notice:

 

June 10, 2020            Wednesday

 

 

USCG Houston / Galveston Sector – Captain of the Port Kevin Oditt retires this week. 

Thank you for your expertise and leadership during your command in Houston. 

 

Captain Jason Smith will take command as COTP

 

 

Hurricane Season

June 1st – November 30th

Be prepared

 

 

 

                

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

 

 

NOAA Weather

GMZ300-102145-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

402 AM CDT Wed Jun 10 2020

 

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

A few showers will be possible offshore through the early morning

hours as a "cold" front moves through the region. Moderate north

to northeast winds will settle in behind the front. Northeasterly

flow will then persist for the rest 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">Wednesday

Overcast

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently    84° 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           94° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity    29%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  30.06 in / 1018.4 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint    48° 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  82° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind     N 13 mph

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

Partly Cloudy

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low             76° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High            92° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer   30.06 in / 10178.9 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint    57° 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   83° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind    N 17 mph, Gusts up to 29 mph

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

Fair

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently     82° 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            92° 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   30.06 in / 1017.9 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint     61° 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    83° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind       N 8 mph

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black;background:white">Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. North wind around 10 mph.<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

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

Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 92. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

Thursday Night: Clear, with a low around 71. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 93. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

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

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 95.

Saturday Night: Clear, with a low around 71.

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 95.

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

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 95.

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

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 96.<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 92. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Tonight: Clear, with a low around 76. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 88. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Thursday Night: Clear, with a low around 77. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 89. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

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

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 90.

Saturday Night: Clear, with a low around 78.

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 89.

Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 78.

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 89.

Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 79.

Tuesday: 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">Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 92. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph.

Tonight: Clear, with a low around 73. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 89. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Thursday Night: Clear, with a low around 72. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 88. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

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

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 89.

Saturday Night: Clear, with a low around 74.

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 89.

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

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 89.

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

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 90.<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) @ 1028 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2.3 ft Falling = 47’03”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2.5 ft Falling = 47’05”

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.0 ft Rising = 46’00”

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

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

 

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 1028 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">11 knots from NE gusts to 14 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">16 knots from NE gusts to 18 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">9 knots from NNE gusts to 14 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">6 knots from NNE gusts to 10 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">14 knots from N gusts to 21 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 100902

CWFHGX

 

Coastal Waters Forecast

National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX

Issued by National Weather Service Lake Charles LA

402 AM CDT Wed Jun 10 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.

 

GMZ300-102145-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

402 AM CDT Wed Jun 10 2020

 

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

A few showers will be possible offshore through the early morning

hours as a "cold" front moves through the region. Moderate north

to northeast winds will settle in behind the front. Northeasterly

flow will then persist for the rest of the week.

 

$$

 

GMZ330-335-102145-

Matagorda Bay-Galveston Bay-

402 AM CDT Wed Jun 10 2020

 

.TODAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to 15 knots

in the afternoon. Bay waters choppy becoming slightly choppy in

the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast 10 to

15 knots after midnight. Bay waters smooth becoming slightly

choppy after midnight.

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

choppy.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast

10 to 15 knots after midnight. Bay waters smooth becoming

slightly choppy after midnight.

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

choppy.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast after

midnight. Bay waters smooth.

.SATURDAY...Northeast winds around 10 knots becoming east in the

afternoon. Bay waters smooth to slightly choppy becoming smooth

in the afternoon.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east

after midnight. Bay waters smooth.

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

afternoon. Bay waters smooth.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east after

midnight. Bay waters smooth.

 

$$

 

GMZ350-355-102145-

Coastal waters from Freeport to Matagorda Ship Channel TX out

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

402 AM CDT Wed Jun 10 2020

 

.TODAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to

20 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

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

3 feet.

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

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

.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming east in the

afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast

10 to 15 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

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

afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

 

$$

 

GMZ370-375-102145-

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-

402 AM CDT Wed Jun 10 2020

 

.TODAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. A

slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning.

.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to

20 knots after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 feet.

.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to

4 feet.

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

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.

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

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

.SUNDAY...Northeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

197’ (Morgan’s Point)

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

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

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

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

<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)

Air drafts clearances are based on MHW // Vessels should allow an additional 10 feet clearance for the Power Lines<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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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;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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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.