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Subject:Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update
Date:Friday, August 07, 2020
Priority:Normal
Notice:

 

August 07, 2020            Friday

 

 

 

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

GMZ300-072215-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

417 AM CDT Fri Aug 7 2020

 

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

Surface high pressure over the northeast Gulf of Mexico will

continue to bring light winds and low seas to the area. A more

pronounced onshore flow is anticipated this weekend through early

next week as the high moves further 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">Friday

A Few 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    83° 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           94° 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  30.02 in / 1016.9 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint    76° 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  91° F

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

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

A Few Clouds

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently     86° 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            90° 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  30.03 in / 1017.0 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   98° 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">Friday

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             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     75%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer   30.05 in / 1017.5 mb

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Visibility       20  miles

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Heat Index   81° 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;color:black;background:white">Sunny, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 102. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 77. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.

Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Heat index values as high as 103. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.

Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 78. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.

Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 96. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.

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

Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 96.

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

Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 96.

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

Wednesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 95.

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

Thursday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 94.<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">Sunny, with a high near 90. Heat index values as high as 102. Light southeast wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 80. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

Saturday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8am and 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Heat index values as high as 103. Light south wind becoming southeast 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 82. South wind around 10 mph.

Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 82.

Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92.

Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 82.

Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 93.

Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 82.

Wednesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92.

Wednesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 81.

Thursday: A 50 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">Sunny, with a high near 90. Heat index values as high as 101. Light southeast wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning.<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 79. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Heat index values as high as 103. Light south wind becoming southeast 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 80. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Sunny, with a high near 92. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 80.

Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91.

Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 80.

Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91.

Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 80.

Wednesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91.

Wednesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly clear, with a low around 80.

Thursday: A 50 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">

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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">TXZ213-237-238-313-337-338-437-438-071930-

<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">217 PM CDT Thu Aug 6 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 Friday August 7...

<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">Friday August 7.

<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 Friday. 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) @ 0852 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 Rising = 46’07”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2.0 ft Rising = 47’00”

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

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0.6 ft Steady  = 45’06”

 

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 0852 hrs

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1 knots from ESE gusts to 3 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">3 knots from S gusts to 4 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1 knots from SSW 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">2 knots from W gusts to 4 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 070917

CWFHGX

 

Coastal Waters Forecast

National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX

417 AM CDT Fri Aug 7 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.

 

GMZ300-072215-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

417 AM CDT Fri Aug 7 2020

 

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

Surface high pressure over the northeast Gulf of Mexico will

continue to bring light winds and low seas to the area. A more

pronounced onshore flow is anticipated this weekend through early

next week as the high moves further east.  

 

$$

 

GMZ335-072215-

Galveston Bay-

417 AM CDT Fri Aug 7 2020

 

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

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

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

slight chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms in the

morning.

.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 slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

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

.MONDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth. A slight

chance of showers and thunderstorms.

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

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

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

of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.

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

 

$$

 

GMZ330-072215-

Matagorda Bay-

417 AM CDT Fri Aug 7 2020

 

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

15 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters smooth becoming slightly

choppy in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...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 slight chance of showers and isolated

thunderstorms in the morning.

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

choppy.

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

A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

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

choppy.

.MONDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly

choppy. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

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

choppy.

.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly

choppy. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

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

choppy.

 

$$

 

GMZ355-375-072215-

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

Waters from High Island to Freeport TX from 20 to 60 NM-

417 AM CDT Fri Aug 7 2020

 

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

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

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

slight chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.

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

of showers and thunderstorms in the morning.

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

.MONDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A

slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

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

.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A

slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

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

 

$$

 

GMZ350-370-072215-

Coastal waters from Freeport to Matagorda Ship Channel TX out

20 NM-

Waters from Freeport to Matagorda Ship Channel TX from 20 to

60 NM-

417 AM CDT Fri Aug 7 2020

 

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

slight chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms.

.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 feet.

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

slight chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms.

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

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

.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 feet.

.MONDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 feet. A slight

chance of showers and thunderstorms.

.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 feet.

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

slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 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">KHOU WEATHER

http://www.khou.com/weather/<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#1F497D">

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

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

 

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

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

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

 

 

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

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

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

 

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

197’ (Morgan’s Point)

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

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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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National Data Buoy Center

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Notice posted on Friday, August 07, 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.