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Subject:Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update
Date:Tuesday, August 11, 2020
Priority:Normal
Notice:

 

August 11, 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

GMZ300-120330-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

948 AM CDT Tue Aug 11 2020

 

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

Light to moderate onshore flow will persist through early next

week as a surface high pressure remains centered over the Gulf of

Mexico. Seas are expected to be from 2 to 3 ft through Wednesday

and from 1 to 2 feet through early next week. Isolated showers and

thunderstorms will be possible at times, with increasing chances

into early next week.

 

$$

 

 

Houston // Open to all vessel traffic

 

Galveston / Texas City // Open  to all vessel traffic

 

Freeport // Open to all vessel

 

 

 

 

NOAA Weather Service

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

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

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

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

Partly  Cloudy<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    91° 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           95° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity    59%

<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    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  102° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind     S 12 mph

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

Partly Cloudy

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low             83° 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     64%

<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    78° 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   108° F

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

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

Partly Cloudy

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently     91° 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     64%

<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   105° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind      SW 9 mph

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">A slight chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 95. Heat index values as high as 106. Light south wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 78. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light after midnight.

Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 96. Heat index values as high as 106. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.

Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 77. South 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 96. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.

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

Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Sunny, with a high near 96.

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

Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Sunny, with a high near 95.

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

Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 96.

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

Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 96.<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">A slight chance of showers before noon, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between noon and 3pm. Sunny, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 106. South wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 83. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 105. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

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

Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm. Sunny, with a high near 92. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

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

Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Sunny, with a high near 91.

Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 83.

Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm. Sunny, with a high near 92.

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

Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92.

Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 82.

Monday: 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">A slight chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Sunny, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 105. South wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

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

Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 103. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

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

Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Light south wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

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

Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Sunny, with a high near 91.

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

Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm. Sunny, with a high near 90.

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

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

Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 80.

Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Maximum Deep Drafts - Houston / Galveston Bay

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">PORTS NOAA/NOS Water Levels (above MLLW) @ 1132 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.5 ft Falling = 46’05”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.5 ft Falling = 46’05”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.5 ft Steady = 46’05”

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.3 ft Steady  = 46’03”

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

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

 

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 1132 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">6 knots from SSW gusts to 13 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">11 knots from SW gusts to 13 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">10 knots from S gusts to 12 knots

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">7 knots from SSW gusts to 9 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 111448

CWFHGX

 

Coastal Waters Forecast

National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX

948 AM CDT Tue Aug 11 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.

 

GMZ300-120330-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

948 AM CDT Tue Aug 11 2020

 

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

Light to moderate onshore flow will persist through early next

week as a surface high pressure remains centered over the Gulf of

Mexico. Seas are expected to be from 2 to 3 ft through Wednesday

and from 1 to 2 feet through early next week. Isolated showers and

thunderstorms will be possible at times, with increasing chances

into early next week.

 

$$

 

GMZ335-120330-

Galveston Bay-

948 AM CDT Tue Aug 11 2020

 

.REST OF TODAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth. A

slight chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms.

.TONIGHT...South 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

isolated thunderstorms.

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

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

slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

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

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

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

thunderstorms in the morning, then a chance of showers and

thunderstorms in the afternoon.

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

.SATURDAY...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.

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

 

$$

 

GMZ330-120330-

Matagorda Bay-

948 AM CDT Tue Aug 11 2020

 

.REST OF TODAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly

choppy. A slight chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms.

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

choppy.

.WEDNESDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast 10 to

15 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters smooth becoming slightly

choppy in the afternoon.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters

slightly choppy.

.THURSDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast 10 to

15 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters smooth becoming slightly

choppy in the afternoon. A slight chance of showers and

thunderstorms.

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

choppy.

.FRIDAY...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.

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

choppy.

.SATURDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast 10 to

15 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters smooth becoming slightly

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

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

the afternoon.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south

5 to 10 knots after midnight. Bay waters slightly choppy becoming

smooth after midnight.

 

$$

 

GMZ355-375-120330-

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

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

948 AM CDT Tue Aug 11 2020

 

.REST OF TODAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.

.TONIGHT...South winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.

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

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

.THURSDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. A slight

chance of showers and thunderstorms.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.

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

chance of showers and thunderstorms.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds around 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

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

chance of showers and thunderstorms.

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

 

$$

 

GMZ350-370-120330-

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-

948 AM CDT Tue Aug 11 2020

 

.REST OF TODAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

.TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

.WEDNESDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast in the

afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

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

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

chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning.

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

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

of showers and thunderstorms.

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

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

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">

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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">

<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">

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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,

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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 Tuesday, August 11, 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.