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Subject:Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update
Date:Thursday, April 30, 2015
Priority:Normal
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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">April 30, 2015             Thursday

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#1F497D">Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update   <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Houston Ship Channel – weather delays

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">04/06

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0858     Pilots suspended boarding all traffic due to fog

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0958     Pilots resumed boarding all traffic

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">04/07

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0455     Pilots suspended boarding all traffic due to fog

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0750     Pilots resumed boarding all traffic

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1502     COTP Closed HSC due to MV Kingfisher lost propulsion above Bayport Flare

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1631     COTP Opened HSC

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">04/08

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0525     Pilots suspended boarding all traffic due to fog

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0715     Pilots resumed boarding all traffic

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">04/13

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0300     Pilots suspended inbound/outbound traffic due to rough weather

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0500     Pilots resumed boarding inbound/outbound traffic

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Galveston / Texas City Ship Channel – weather delays

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">04/07

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0340     Pilots suspended boarding all traffic due to fog

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0700     Pilots resumed boarding all traffic

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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">Thursday

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

<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">High          81° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity    32%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 30.01 in / 1016.6 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint    46° 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">Wind SW 8 mph

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity    40%

<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   50° 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">Wind S 9 mph

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

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

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

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity    37%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 30.02 in / 1016.6 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint   48° 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">Wind Variable 5 mph

This Afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 81. West wind around 5 mph.

Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 58. West wind around 5 mph.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 82. West wind around 5 mph becoming east in the afternoon.

Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. South wind around 5 mph becoming southwest after midnight.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 82. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.

Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 62.

Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.

Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.

Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.

Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.

Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 82.

Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70.

Wednesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84.<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

This Afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 76. Southwest wind around 5 mph.

Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 66. South wind around 10 mph becoming west after midnight.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 78. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable.

Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 78. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.

Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 69.

Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.

Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 71.

Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.

Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 71.

Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 78.

Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73.

Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 79<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">

This Afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 76. South wind around 5 mph.

Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 57. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 78. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming east in the afternoon.

Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 64. South wind around 5 mph becoming west after midnight.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 79. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.

Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 67.

Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.

Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.

Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.

Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.

Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 79.

Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72.

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">NOAA Houston/Galveston Weather

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#1F497D">KHOU WEATHER

http://www.khou.com/weather/<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#1F497D">

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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-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Maximum Deep Drafts - Houston / Galveston Bay

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">PORTS NOAA/NOS Water Levels (above MLLW) @ 1340 hrs

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0.8 ft Steady = 45’08”

<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">Galveston Bay Entrance

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

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 1340 hrs 

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">4 knots from SSE, gusts to 8 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">5 knots from ESE, gusts to 6 knots

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

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">5 knots from S, gusts to 5 knots

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">FZUS54 KHGX 301531

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR TEXAS

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">1031 AM CDT THU APR 30 2015

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">UPPER TEXAS COASTAL WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">OUT 60 NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">SEAS ARE PROVIDED AS A RANGE OF THE AVERAGE HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">1/3 OF THE WAVES...ALONG WITH THE OCCASIONAL HEIGHT OF THE AVERAGE

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">HIGHEST 10 PERCENT OF THE WAVES.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ300-010445-

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">1031 AM CDT THU APR 30 2015

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM...

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE UPPER TEXAS COAST WILL ALLOW FOR LIGHT WINDS

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">AND LOW SEAS. WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO COME BACK AROUND TO THE SOUTH

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">AND SOUTHEAST AT THE END OF THE WEEK AND THEN STRENGTHEN OVER THE

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">WEEKEND AS THE HIGH MOVES FURTHER TO THE EAST. BY MONDAY...EXPECT

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">MODERATE ONSHORE WINDS AND ELEVATED SEAS.

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ330-335-010445-

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">1031 AM CDT THU APR 30 2015

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">BAY WATERS SMOOTH.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">BAY WATERS SMOOTH.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ350-355-010445-

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 20 NM-

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">1031 AM CDT THU APR 30 2015

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">SEAS 1 FOOT.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">SEAS 1 FOOT.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AFTER

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 FOOT.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">SEAS 1 FOOT.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">GMZ370-375-010445-

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL 20 NM TO 60 NM-

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT 20 TO 60 NM-

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">1031 AM CDT THU APR 30 2015

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">SEAS 1 FOOT.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AFTER

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 FOOT.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

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Port of Houston Authority

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ACOE Project Depth for Houston Ship Channel

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

<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 Barbours Cut Channel

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

<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-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">HSC Air Drafts Restrictions

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

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

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

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">197’ (Morgan’s Point)

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">197’ (below Fred Hartman Bridge – Baytown)

<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)

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Air drafts clearances are based on MHW // Vessels should allow an additional 10 feet clearance for the Power Lines

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

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<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 # 11, 12, 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 Galveston Ship Channel is approximately    miles from GB Buoy

<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-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Houston Pilots Association

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

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

www.brazospilots.com

 

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.