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Subject:Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update
Date:Tuesday, August 04, 2020
Priority:Normal
Notice:

 

August 04, 2020            Tuesday

 

 

 

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

GMZ300-042045-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

312 AM CDT Tue Aug 4 2020

 

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

Surface high pressure over the central Gulf of Mexico will continue

to bring light to moderate onshore winds and low seas to the area this

week. Isolated to widely scattered showers and thunderstorms are possible

mainly in the afternoon through early evening hours each day.

 

$$

 

 

 

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">Tuesday

Rain<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    80° 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           95° 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  30.02 in / 1016.8 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint    74° F

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

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

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

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

Fair

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low             80° 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     77%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  30.02 in / 1016.7 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint    77° 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   96° F

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

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

Fair

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low             78° 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     82%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer   30.03 in / 1016.8 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint     77° 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   92° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind       Variable 3 mph

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black;background:white">A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 95. Heat index values as high as 104. West wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight.

Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 95. Heat index values as high as 105. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.

Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. South wind around 5 mph.

Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 95. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.

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

Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Sunny, with a high near 94.

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

Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 94.

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

Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 94.

Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 78.

Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 95.<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, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 105. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%.<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 80. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Heat index values as high as 102. Light and variable wind becoming south 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.

Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 81. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.

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

Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm. Sunny, with a high near 90.

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

Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.

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

Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.

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

Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black;background:white">A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 103. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon.<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 78. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 103. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon.

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

Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

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

Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm. Sunny, with a high near 89.

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

Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.

Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 80.

Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.

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

Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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<span-size:13.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">Air Quality Alert

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">TXZ213-237-238-313-337-338-437-438-041930-

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black"> 

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">AIR QUALITY ALERT MESSAGE

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">TEXAS COMMISSION ON ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">RELAYED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">222 PM CDT Mon Aug 3 2020

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black"> 

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">...Ozone Action Day for Tuesday August 4...

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black"> 

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) has issued an

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">Ozone Action Day for the Houston, Galveston, and Brazoria areas for

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">Tuesday August 4.

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black"> 

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">Atmospheric conditions are expected to be favorable for producing

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">high levels of ozone pollution in the Houston, Galveston and

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">surrounding areas on Tuesday. You can help prevent ozone pollution by

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">sharing a ride, walking, riding a bicycle, taking your lunch to work,

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">avoiding drive through lanes, conserving energy and keeping your vehicle

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">properly tuned.

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black"> 

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">For more information on ozone:

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black"> 

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">Ozone: The Facts www.tceq.texas.gov/airquality/monops/ozonefacts.html

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">EPA AIR NOW:

<span

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">Take Care Of Texas: www.takecareoftexas.org/air/airquality

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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) @ 0932 hrs

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

<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 Falling = 46’07”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.2 ft Rising = 46’02”

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0.9 ft Steady  = 4%’09”

 

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 0932 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">9 knots from W 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">9 knots from WNW gusts to 10 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">5 knots from W gusts to 9 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1 knots from WSW 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">8 knots from W gusts to 10 knots

 

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif"> 

<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"> 

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New""> 

<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">

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New""> 

 

FZUS54 KHGX 040812

CWFHGX

 

Coastal Waters Forecast

National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX

312 AM CDT Tue Aug 4 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.

 

GMZ300-042045-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

312 AM CDT Tue Aug 4 2020

 

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

Surface high pressure over the central Gulf of Mexico will continue

to bring light to moderate onshore winds and low seas to the area this

week. Isolated to widely scattered showers and thunderstorms are possible

mainly in the afternoon through early evening hours each day.

 

$$

 

GMZ335-042045-

Galveston Bay-

312 AM CDT Tue Aug 4 2020

 

.TODAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest in the afternoon.

Bay waters smooth. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms early

in the afternoon. A chance of showers and thunderstorms late.

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

Bay waters smooth. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms early

in the evening.

.WEDNESDAY...West winds around 5 knots becoming south in the afternoon.

Bay waters smooth. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in

the afternoon.

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

.THURSDAY...South winds around 5 knots becoming southeast in the afternoon.

Bay waters smooth. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the

afternoon.

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

.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth. A slight

chance of showers and thunderstorms.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth.

.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth. A chance

of showers and thunderstorms.

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

 

$$

 

GMZ330-042045-

Matagorda Bay-

312 AM CDT Tue Aug 4 2020

 

.TODAY...West winds around 5 knots becoming south in the afternoon.

Bay waters smooth.

.TONIGHT through WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters

smooth.

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

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to

10 knots after midnight. Bay waters slightly choppy becoming smooth

after midnight.

.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots

in the afternoon. Bay waters smooth becoming slightly choppy in the

afternoon. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

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

knots after midnight. Bay waters slightly choppy becoming smooth after

midnight.

.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots

in the afternoon. Bay waters smooth becoming slightly choppy in the

afternoon. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

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

 

$$

 

GMZ350-355-042045-

Coastal waters from Freeport to Matagorda Ship Channel TX out

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

312 AM CDT Tue Aug 4 2020

 

.TODAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest in the afternoon.

Seas 1 to 2 feet. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the

afternoon.

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds around 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 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 foot.

.THURSDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast in the afternoon.

Seas 1 foot.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots

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

thunderstorms in the morning.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 feet.

.SATURDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. A chance

of showers and thunderstorms.

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

 

$$

 

GMZ370-375-042045-

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-

312 AM CDT Tue Aug 4 2020

 

.TODAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest in the afternoon.

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

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

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

Seas 1 foot.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 foot.

.THURSDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast in the afternoon.

Seas 1 foot.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. A slight

chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 feet.

.SATURDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. A chance

of showers and thunderstorms.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 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">

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#1F497D"> 

<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">

<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"> 

<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)

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

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Army Corp of Engineers

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<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.