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Subject:Corpus Christi / Pt. Comfort Update
Date:Tuesday, October 17, 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: SE 15 mph

Closures:

Coast Guard
advisories:

Pilot advisories: For vessels with beams exceeding 106 feet at either
Citgo Dock 1 or the Corpus Christi Public Elevator.
a) Vessels must begin operations as soon as practical after securing at
berth and continue to work all available hours.
b) Vessels may continue to work as long as combined beams, including
passing vessel, do not exceed 352 feet, except as approved by the
Harbormaster and Aransas-Corpus Christi Pilot Association.
c) After 24-hours at berth, vessel must shift to provide opening for other
vessels, whose beam when combined with Citgo 1 and CCPE exceed 352 feet.
d) After vessel returns to berth, vessel may occupy berth for operations
for at least 24-hours before shifting, if required.

Appar Temp: 70°
Humidity: 93%
Wind: E/6 mph
Visibility: 10 mi
Dewpoint: 68°
Barometer: 30.06 inches
Sunrise: 07:32 a.m.
Sunset: 06:58 p.m.

Today...partly cloudy with a slight chance of showers or thunderstorms.
Highs in the mid 80s inland...lower 80s coast. East wind 10 to 15 mph.
Chance of rain 20 percent.

Tonight...mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows
in the mid 60s inland...upper 60s coast. East wind near 10 mph...becoming
northeast late. Chance of rain 40 percent.

Wednesday...a chance of showers or thunderstorms early...otherwise
decreasing cloudiness. Highs in the lower 80s inland...near 80 coast.
Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 30 percent.


Extended forecast...

Wednesday night...partly cloudy. Lows near 60 inland...lower 60s coast.

Thursday and Friday...partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the
lower 80s.

Saturday...increasing cloudiness. Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the lower
80s...near 80 coast.

Sunday and Monday...mostly cloudy with a chance of rain or showers. Lows
in the mid 60s. Highs near 80 inland...mid 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...EAST WIND 10 KNOTS OR LESS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. WIDELY SCATTERED
SHOWERS OR THUNDERSTORMS.

.TONIGHT...EAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHEAST AND INCREASING
TO 15 KNOTS TOWARD MORNING. SEAS 3 FEET. WIND AND SEAS HIGHER NEAR
SCATTERED SHOWERS OR THUNDERSTORMS.

.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS OR
THUNDERSTORMS...ENDING IN THE AFTERNOON.


Notice posted on Tuesday, October 17, 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.