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Subject:Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update
Date:Wednesday, August 05, 2020
Priority:Normal
Notice:

 

August 05, 2020            Wednesday

 

 

 

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

GMZ300-052215-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

428 AM CDT Wed Aug 5 2020

 

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

Surface high pressure over the northwest Gulf of Mexico will

continue to bring light winds and low seas to the area for the next

couple of days. A more pronounced onshore flow is anticipated

toward the end of the week and weekend as the high moves further

to the east.

 

$$

 

 

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

A Few Rain Clouds<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    81° 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    79%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  29.99 in / 1016.0 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      10 miles

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind     SW 3 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     85° 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            92° 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  30.00 in / 1015.8 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   96° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind   SW 6 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     78° 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            93° 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   30.00 in / 1015.7 mb

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

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 95. Heat index values as high as 104. Calm wind.

Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 77. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.

Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 103. Calm wind.

Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.

Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 95. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.

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

Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 93.

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

Sunday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 93.

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

Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 93.

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

Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 93.<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Sunny, with a high near 92. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 81. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.

Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 81. South wind around 5 mph.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 90. Light south wind becoming southeast 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

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

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

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

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

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

Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Sunny, with a high near 89.

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

Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Sunny, with a high near 93. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

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

Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 79. Southeast wind around 5 mph.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 91. Light south wind becoming southeast 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

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

Saturday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.

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

Sunday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.

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

Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.

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

Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.<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) @ 0816 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1..6 ft Steady = 46’06”

<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">1.0 ft Rising = 46’00”

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0.5 ft Steady  = 45’05”

 

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 0816 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">4 knots from WSW gusts to 7 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">5 knots from WSW gusts to 7 knots

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

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

<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">4 knots from WSW gusts to 5 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 050928

CWFHGX

 

Coastal Waters Forecast

National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX

428 AM CDT Wed Aug 5 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.

 

GMZ300-052215-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

428 AM CDT Wed Aug 5 2020

 

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

Surface high pressure over the northwest Gulf of Mexico will

continue to bring light winds and low seas to the area for the next

couple of days. A more pronounced onshore flow is anticipated

toward the end of the week and weekend as the high moves further

to the east.

 

$$

 

GMZ335-052215-

Galveston Bay-

428 AM CDT Wed Aug 5 2020

 

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

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

isolated thunderstorms in the afternoon.

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

midnight. Bay waters smooth.

.THURSDAY...Southwest winds around 5 knots becoming southeast in

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

isolated 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.

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

.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 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth.

.SUNDAY...South 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.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds around 10 knots. Bay waters smooth to

slightly choppy.

 

$$

 

GMZ330-052215-

Matagorda Bay-

428 AM CDT Wed Aug 5 2020

 

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

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

choppy.

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

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

smooth.

.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.

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

slightly choppy.

.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.

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

A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then a

slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.

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

choppy.

 

$$

 

GMZ350-355-052215-

Coastal waters from Freeport to Matagorda Ship Channel TX out

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

428 AM CDT Wed Aug 5 2020

 

.TODAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot.

.TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 foot.

.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast in

the afternoon. Seas 1 foot.

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

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

15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

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

.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 feet. A chance

of showers and thunderstorms.

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

.SUNDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. A chance

of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then a slight chance

of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.

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

 

$$

 

GMZ370-375-052215-

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-

428 AM CDT Wed Aug 5 2020

 

.TODAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot.

.TONIGHT...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 foot.

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

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

.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A

chance of showers and thunderstorms.

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

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

chance of showers and thunderstorms.

.SUNDAY 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">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">

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

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

http://www.swg.usace.army.mil/<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#1F497D">

http://www.swg.usace.army.mil/Missions/Navigation.aspx<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Houston Pilots Association

http://www.houston-pilots.com/<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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

http://galvestonpilots.com/galtexnew/<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#051423">

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif"> 

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Brazos Harbor Pilots

www.brazospilots.com

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