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SubjectDatePriority
Corpus Christi Update08/31/2007 Normal
Corpus Christi Update08/30/2007 Normal
Corpus Christi Update08/28/2007 Normal
Corpus Christi Update - DRAFT RESTRICTION08/22/2007 Normal
Corpus Christi Update08/21/2007 Normal
Corpus Christi Update08/20/2007 Normal
08/16/2007 Normal
Corpus Christi Update08/15/2007 Normal
Corpus Christi Update08/14/2007 Normal
Corpus Christi Update08/13/2007 Normal
Corpus Christi Update08/10/2007 Normal
Corpus Christi Update08/09/2007 Normal
Corpus Christi Update08/08/2007 Normal
Corpus Chirsti Update08/07/2007 Normal
Corpus Christi Update08/06/2007 Normal
Corpus Christi Update08/03/2007 Normal
Corpus Christi Morning Update08/02/2007 Normal
Corpus Christi Update08/01/2007 Normal

 Daily Port Update

Subject:Corpus Christi Update
Date:Friday, August 31, 2007
Priority:Normal
Notice:Air Draft: Corpus Christi: 138 feet 00 inches - Harbor
Bridge
Air Draft: Corpus Christi: 138 feet 00 inches - Tule Lake Lift
Bridge
Deep Draft: Corpus Christi: 45 feet 00 inches

Please note restriction (saltwater)

*** INNER HARBOR SALINITY RESTRICTION///
KINDLY BE AWARE THAT THE INNER HARBOR ABOVE THE HIGH BRIDGE IS
EXPERIENCING FRESHER THAN USUAL SALINITIES DUE TO EXCESSIVE RAINFALL
OCCURRING THESE PAST MONTHS. DUE TO THIS CONDITION ARANSAS-CORPUS CHRISTI
PILOTS RECOMMEND ALL VESSELS LIMIT DRAFT TO FORTY FIVE (45) FOOT FRESH
WATER. /// ***

**All deep draft vessels of 44 ft will require a tide reading of 1 ft
above mean lower low water prior to entering Aransas Pass Channel.
All deep draft vessels of 45 ft will require a tide reading of 1.8 ft
above mean lower low water prior to entering Aransas Pass Channel.**

Terminal drafts: All drafts in freshwater.
Draft information subject to change.

Harbor Bridge: 138-00 ft airdraft
Tule Lake Lift Bridge: 138-00 ft airdraft
Public Oil Dock 1: 45-00 ft
Public Oil Dock 4, 7, or 11: 45-00 ft
Public Oil Dock 8: 45-00 ft
Citgo #1: 38-00 ft
Citgo # 3: 41-06 ft
Citgo # 8: 33-06 ft
Flint Hills Ingleside: 43-00 ft
Flint Hills East # 2: 37-00 ft
Flint Hills East # 3: 42-00 ft
Valero # 2: 45-00 ft
Valero # 3: 45-00 ft

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

Current Winds on Corpus Christi Ship Channel: N 3 mph

Weather Alerts:

Closures:


Current conditions as of 7:51 am CDT

Partly Cloudy
Feels Like: 79°
Barometer: 30.00 in and rising
Humidity: 97%
Visibility: 10 mi
Dewpoint: 75°
Wind: N 3 mph
Sunrise: 7:08 am
Sunset: 7:52 pm
Current: 76°
High: 87° Low: 76°

Today: Partly to mostly cloudy with a chance of thunderstorms. High 87F.
Winds NNE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 60%.

Tonight: Variable clouds with scattered thunderstorms. Low 76F. Winds
light and variable. Chance of rain 60%.

Tomorrow: Variable clouds with scattered thunderstorms. High near 85F.
Winds NNE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 50%.

Tomorrow night: Scattered thunderstorms. Low 76F. Winds NE at 5 to 10
mph. Chance of rain 60%.

Sunday: Scattered thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s and lows in the
upper 70s.

Monday: Scattered thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s and lows in the
upper 70s.

Tuesday: Scattered thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s and lows in the
upper 70s.

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
355 AM CDT FRI AUG 31 2007

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

GMZ200-010015-
355 AM CDT FRI AUG 31 2007

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...A CONTINUED WEAK
SURFACE PRESSURE PATTERN WILL RESULT IN A LIGHT FLOW THROUGH THE
FIRST HALF OF NEXT WEEK. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS CAN BE EXPECTED
EACH DAY DUE TO PERSISTENT DEEP TROPICAL MOISTURE.

$$

GMZ230-235-010015-
/O.ROU.KCRP.MA.F.0000.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR-
355 AM CDT FRI AUG 31 2007

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS GRADUALLY SHIFTING EAST 5
TO 10 KNOTS DURING THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
IN THE AFTERNOON. WINDS AND BAY WATERS HIGHER IN AND NEAR LIKELY
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS DECREASING TO
AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING
SOUTHEAST. BAYS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS INCREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ250-255-010015-
/O.ROU.KCRP.MA.F.0000.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
COASTAL WATERS BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 20 NM-
355 AM CDT FRI AUG 31 2007

.TODAY...NORTH WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS GRADUALLY BECOMING EAST 5 TO 10
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE AFTERNOON. WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHEAST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY
IN THE MORNING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS DECREASING TO
AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING
SOUTHEAST TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER SUNSET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ270-275-010015-
/O.ROU.KCRP.MA.F.0000.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
WATERS BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL 20 TO 60 NM-
355 AM CDT FRI AUG 31 2007

.TODAY...NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING EAST DURING THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT. WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT BUILDING TO
2 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...WEST WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHEAST 5 TO 10
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS
1 TO 2 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS...THEN A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER SUNSET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GW/TM






Notice posted on Friday, August 31, 2007

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.