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SubjectDatePriority
Corpus Christi Update02/28/2005 Normal
Corpus Christi Update02/25/2005 Normal
Corpus Christi Update02/23/2005 Normal
Corpus Christi Update02/22/2005 Normal
Corpus Christi Update02/18/2005 Normal
Corpus Christi Update02/16/2005 Normal
Corpus Christi Update02/15/2005 Normal
Corpus Christi Update02/14/2005 Normal
Corpus Christi Update02/11/2005 Normal
Corpus Christi Update02/10/2005 Normal
Corpus Christi Update02/09/2005 Normal
Corpus Christi Update02/08/2005 Normal
Corpus Christi Update02/07/2005 Normal
Corpus Christi Update02/04/2005 Normal
Corpus Christi Update02/03/2005 Normal

 Daily Port Update

Subject:Corpus Christi Update
Date:Wednesday, February 16, 2005
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 -
(salt water) Point Comfort : 35 feet 06 inches -

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

Current Winds on Corpus Christi Ship Channel: SE 7 mph

Weather Alert: Historically, during the months of January and February
dense fog has caused delays to vessels transit in the Port of Corpus
Christi.

Closures: The H851 barge is scheduled to depart from Kiewit Offshore
Services, Ltd at 7:30 AM on February 16, 2005. The barge loaded with a
tower structure will be towed along the La Quinta and Corpus Christi Ship
Channels to the Gulf of Mexico. The barge has an overall beam dimension
of 207' and is 951' long (overall length including tilt beams). A one-
way outbound traffic restriction will be required while the vessel is
traveling these ship channels.

Feels Like: 68°
Dewpoint: 65°
Barometer: 29.99 in and rising
Wind: SE 7 mph
Humidity: 90%
Visibility: 14.48 mi
Sunrise: 7:06 am
Sunset: 6:22 pm


Today: A mix of clouds and sun. High 74F. Winds E at 10 to 20 mph.

Tonight: Mostly cloudy. Areas of dense fog developing late. Low near 60F.
Winds NE at 10 to 20 mph.

Tomorrow: Cloudy. Slight chance of a rain shower. High 63F. Winds NE at
10 to 20 mph.

Tomorrow night: Cloudy. Slight chance of a rain shower. Low 58F. Winds
ENE at 10 to 20 mph.

Friday: Considerable cloudiness. Highs in the upper 60s and lows in the
low 60s.

Saturday: Mostly cloudy. Highs in the upper 70s and lows in the low 60s.

Sunday: Partly cloudy with a stray thunderstorm. Highs in the mid 70s and
lows in the low 60s.

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
330 AM CST WED FEB 16 2005

MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL
OUT TO 60 NAUTICAL MILES.

GMZ200-161530-
330 AM CST WED FEB 16 2005

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...
WEAK TO MODERATE ONSHORE FLOW WILL BECOME OFFSHORE LATE THIS
AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT...AS A COLD FRONT MOVES INTO THE WATERS.
WINDS WILL INCREASE LATE TONIGHT AND THURSDAY AS HIGH PRESSURE
MOVES INTO THE RED RIVER BASIN. A MODERATE TO STRONG ONSHORE FLOW
WILL DEVELOP THURSDAY AND CONTINUE THROUGH THE WEEKEND.

$$

GMZ230-235-161530-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O'CONNOR-
330 AM CST WED FEB 16 2005

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH DECREASING TO SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY IN
THE AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY ROUGH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.FRIDAY...EAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY DECREASING TO SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
LIGHT RAIN...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY.

$$

GMZ250-255-161530-
COASTAL WATERS BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 20 NM-
330 AM CST WED FEB 16 2005

.TODAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.FRIDAY...EAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS
4 TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET.

$$

GMZ270-275-161530-
WATERS BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL 20 TO 60 NM-
330 AM CST WED FEB 16 2005

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS EXPECTED THURSDAY...

.TODAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 KNOTS BY
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
LIGHT RAIN.
.FRIDAY...EAST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
LIGHT RAIN.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET.

$$



Notice posted on Wednesday, February 16, 2005

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.