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

August 01, 2020            Saturday

 

 

 

USCG Houston / Galveston Sector – Captain Jason Smith COTP

 

 

Hurricane Season

June 1st – November 30th

Be prepared

 

 

                

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

353 AM CDT Sat Aug 1 2020

 

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

Showers and thunderstorms will be possible through tonight as a

weak boundary slowly pushes off the coast. Locally gusty winds and

heavy rainfall will be possible with these storms. High pressure

begins to build into the region on Sunday and last through the

week bringing light onshore flow and low seas.

 

$$

 

 

 

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">Saturday

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently    75° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low            77° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity    88%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  29.98 in / 1015.5 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint    71° 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     Calm

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

Light Rain

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently     78° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low             81° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High            91° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  29.98 in / 1015.1 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint    73° 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   80° F

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

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

Thunderstorm

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently     75° F

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High            90° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity     90%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer   29.98 in / 1015.1 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint     72° 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       NE 3 mph

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 93. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

Tonight: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 10am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 96. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph.

Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 76. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming southwest after midnight.

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 96. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 77.

Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 95.

Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 77.

Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 94.

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

Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 95.

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

Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 95.<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 91. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Tonight: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 81. South wind around 5 mph becoming west after midnight.

Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 10am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 102. West wind around 5 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon.

Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 82. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 93. West wind around 5 mph becoming south in the afternoon.

Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 81.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 92.

Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 81.

Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91.

Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 81.

Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Sunny, with a high near 92.

Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 82.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 92.<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 1pm and 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

Tonight: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 79. South wind around 5 mph.

Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 10am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 102. West wind around 5 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.

Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 79. South wind around 5 mph.

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 93. West wind around 5 mph becoming south in the afternoon.

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

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 92.

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

Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91.

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

Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Sunny, with a high near 90.

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

Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Sunny, with a high near 92.<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) @ 0812 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.9 ft Steady = 46’09”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.9 ft Rising = 46’09”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.6 ft Rising = 46’06”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.4 ft Rising  = 46’04”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.4 ft Rising  = 46’04”

 

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 0812 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">8 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">13 knots from W gusts to 15 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">3 knots from SSW gusts to 5 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1 knots from SW 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">1 knots from ESE gusts to 2 knots

 

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

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<span-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:#1F497D">NOAA Weather Galveston Bay & Matagorda Bay

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

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FZUS54 KHGX 010853

CWFHGX

 

Coastal Waters Forecast

National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX

353 AM CDT Sat Aug 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

353 AM CDT Sat Aug 1 2020

 

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

Showers and thunderstorms will be possible through tonight as a

weak boundary slowly pushes off the coast. Locally gusty winds and

heavy rainfall will be possible with these storms. High pressure

begins to build into the region on Sunday and last through the

week bringing light onshore flow and low seas.

 

$$

 

GMZ335-012130-

Galveston Bay-

353 AM CDT Sat Aug 1 2020

 

.TODAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest 5 to

10 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters slightly choppy becoming

smooth in the afternoon. A chance of showers and thunderstorms

until late afternoon, then a slight chance of showers and

thunderstorms late.

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

midnight. Bay waters smooth.

.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south in the

afternoon. Bay waters smooth. A slight chance of showers and

thunderstorms in the late morning and afternoon.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest

after midnight. Bay waters smooth.

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

afternoon. Bay waters smooth.

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

.TUESDAY...West winds around 5 knots becoming southwest in the

afternoon. Bay waters smooth.

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

smooth.

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

afternoon. Bay waters smooth. A slight chance of showers and

thunderstorms.

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

 

$$

 

GMZ330-012130-

Matagorda Bay-

353 AM CDT Sat Aug 1 2020

 

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

afternoon. Bay waters smooth. A chance of showers and

thunderstorms early in the morning, then a slight chance of

showers and thunderstorms late in the morning. A chance of

showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.

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

midnight. Bay waters smooth.

.SUNDAY...West winds around 5 knots becoming southeast in the

afternoon. Bay waters smooth. A slight chance of showers and

thunderstorms in the late morning and afternoon.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest

after midnight. Bay waters smooth.

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

afternoon. Bay waters smooth.

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

.TUESDAY...Southwest winds around 5 knots becoming south in the

afternoon. Bay waters smooth.

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

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

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

 

$$

 

GMZ350-355-012130-

Coastal waters from Freeport to Matagorda Ship Channel TX out

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

353 AM CDT Sat Aug 1 2020

 

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

10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A chance of showers

and thunderstorms until late afternoon, then a slight chance of

showers and thunderstorms late.

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

midnight. Seas 2 feet.

.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south in the

afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 feet. A slight chance of showers and

thunderstorms in the late morning and afternoon.

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

.MONDAY...West winds around 5 knots becoming southwest in the

afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

.MONDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 1 to

2 feet.

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

afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

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

afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 feet. A slight chance of showers and

thunderstorms in the morning.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

 

$$

 

GMZ370-375-012130-

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-

353 AM CDT Sat Aug 1 2020

 

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

10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A slight chance of

showers and thunderstorms.

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

midnight. Seas 2 feet. A slight chance of showers and

thunderstorms late.

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

afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 feet. A slight chance of showers and

thunderstorms early in the morning.

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

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

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

afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South 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">

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif"> 

 

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Galveston WEB Cams

https://www.galveston.com/webcams/

 

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Kemah WEB Cams

https://saltwater-recon.com/kemah-seabrook/

https://www.weatherbug.com/weather-camera/

 

 

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Baytown WEB Cams

https://www.weatherbug.com/weather-camera/   

https://www.meteoblue.com/en/weather/forecast/webcams/baytown_united-states-of-america_4672731

 

 

Please visit our WEB Site<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif"> www.moranshipping.com<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif"> for port tide tables <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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Port of Houston Authority<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#1F497D">

http://www.portofhouston.com/<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#1F497D">

ACOE Project Depth for Houston Ship Channel<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#1F497D">

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<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">45 feet/13.72 meters up to Shell / Enterprise

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">40 feet/12.19 meters up to S.P. Slip

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">36 feet/10.97 meters to the Turning Basin

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">40 feet/12.19 meters Barbour’s Cut Channel

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">40 feet/12.19 meters Bayport Channel <span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Please note the above information is based on the Corp of Engineers – Project draft for the Houston Ship Channel, if you have a question regarding deep draft in Houston Ship Channel or alongside a berth, please contact our operations department

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">HSC Air Drafts Restrictions

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

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

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

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

<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

http://www.tctrr.com/<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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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

http://www.portofgalveston.com/<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#051423">The Galveston Ship Channel is approximately    miles from GB Buoy <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:white">

<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,

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#051423"> 

<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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NOAA

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Notice posted on Saturday, August 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.