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Subject:Corpus Christi / Pt. Comfort Update
Date:Tuesday, October 03, 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 -
(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: N 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.

Appar Temp: 70°
Humidity: 96%
Wind: SE/3 mph
Visibility: 8 mi
Dewpoint: 70°
Barometer: 29.90 inches
Sunrise: 07:24 a.m.
Sunset: 07:13 p.m.

...record high temperatures expected today...

Today...a few morning clouds...otherwise mostly sunny. Highs in the mid
90s inland...around 90 coast. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.

Tonight...partly cloudy. Lows around 70 inland...mid 70s coast. Southeast
wind 5 to 10 mph.

Wednesday...mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 90s inland...around 90 coast.
Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.

Extended forecast...

Wednesday night...partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 70s.

Thursday...partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 90s inland...upper 80s coast.

Friday...mostly cloudy with a slight chance of showers or thunderstorms
early...becoming partly cloudy...breezy and cooler. Lows in the upper 60s.
Highs in the upper 70s inland...lower 70s coast.

Saturday...clearing skies. Breezy early. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the
upper 70s inland...mid 70s coast.

Sunday and Monday...mostly clear. Lows near 60 inland...lower 60s coast.
Highs in the lower 80s inland...upper 70s 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 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 FEET. ISOLATED MORNING SHOWERS.

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING EAST LESS THAN 10
KNOTS LATE. SEAS 4 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.WEDNESDAY...EAST WIND INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 5 FEET. ISOLATED
MORNING SHOWERS.

Notice posted on Tuesday, October 03, 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.