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Subject:Corpus Christi / Pt. Comfort Update
Date:Wednesday, July 26, 2000
Priority:Normal
Notice:Air Drafts: Corpus Christi: 138 feet 00 inches -
(Harbor Bridge & Tule Lake Lift Bridge)
Point Comfort: none

Deep Drafts: Corpus Christi: 45 feet 00 inches -
Point Comfort : 36 feet 06 inches -


Tidal conditions: High Tides: N/a hours
Low Tides: N/a hours

Current Winds on Corpus Christi Ship Channel: SE 10 mph

Closures:

Coast Guard
advisories:

Pilot advisories:The Aransas-Corpus Christi pilots have made a decision
regarding ship traffic passing Citgo #1 berth and the Corpus Christi
Public Grain Elevator berth. Due to the channel width in this area, the
pilots are instituting the following restriction: The combined beam of
vessels at Corpus Christi Public Elevator, Citgo #1, and a passing vessel
shall not exceed 352 feet. This rule will be up for review in 6 months.

Heat Index: 83°
Humidity: 89%
Wind: S/7 mph
Visibility: 10 mi
Dewpoint: 76°
Barometer: 29.97 inches
Sunrise: 06:50 a.m.
Sunset: 08:23 p.m.

Today...partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 90s inland...lower 90s coast.
South wind 10 mph...becoming southeast at 15 to 20 mph and gusty by mid
afternoon.

Tonight...partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 70s inland...near 80 coast.
Southeast wind 15 mph and gusty...becoming south and decreasing to 5 to 10
mph after midnight.

Thursday...partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 90s inland... Lower 90s
coast. South wind 10 mph...becoming southeast at 15 to 20 mph and gusty by
mid afternoon.


Extended forecast...

Thursday night...partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 70s inland...near 80
coast.

Friday and Saturday...partly cloudy with a slight chance of showers or
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 70s inland...near 80 coast. Highs in the
upper 90s inland...lower 90s coast.

Sunday through Tuesday...partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 70s inland...upper
70s coast. Highs in the upper 90s inland...lower 90s coast.

COASTAL WATERS BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL 20 TO 60 NM-


.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH AROUND 10 KNOTS
TOWARD MORNING. SEAS 2 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS.

.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS.

Notice posted on Wednesday, July 26, 2000

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.