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Subject:Corpus Christi Update - Draft Restriction
Date:Wednesday, November 07, 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 /// Salinity in the main basin
has been recorded at 1.025 (salt). The salinity observations from the
Avery point to Tule basin ranges from 1.015 to 1.011. Therefore, the
Aransas-Corpus Christi Pilots are now recommending vessels take into
account the appropriate salinity estimates and fresh water allowance in
their voyage plan when destined for the Corpus Christi inner harbor. ///
***

**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: NE 15 mph

Weather Alerts:

Closures:

**Closure of Oil Dock 7 is Monday, November 5, 2007 from 0700 hours to
Tuesday, November 6, 2007 to 1900 hours.**

**Closure of Oil Dock 11 is Wednesday, November 7, 2007 at 0700 hours
through Thursday, November 8, 2007 at 1900 hours.**

**Closure of Oil Dock 4 is Friday, November 9, 2007 from 0700 hours to
1700 hours.**

Current conditions as of 7:51 am CDT

Mostly Cloudy
Feels Like: 63°
Barometer: 30.31 in and rising
Humidity: 60%
Visibility: 10 mi
Dewpoint: 49°
Wind: NE 15 mph
Sunrise: 6:45 am
Sunset: 5:42 pm
63° High: 71° Low: 61°

Today: Mostly cloudy skies early, then partly cloudy this afternoon. High
71F. Winds ENE at 10 to 20 mph.

Tonight: Some clouds. Low 61F. Winds ENE at 5 to 10 mph.

Tomorrow: Sunshine and clouds mixed. High near 80F. Winds SE at 10 to 15
mph.

Tomorrow night: Partly cloudy early with increasing clouds overnight. Low
67F. Winds S at 10 to 15 mph.

Friday: Times of sun and clouds. Highs in the mid 80s and lows in the
upper 60s.

Saturday: Times of sun and clouds. Highs in the low 80s and lows in the
upper 60s.

Sunday: A few clouds. Highs in the mid 80s and lows in the low 70s.

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

GMZ200-080100-
327 AM CST WED NOV 7 2007

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...A MODERATE
NORTHEAST FLOW TODAY WILL BECOME A WEAK TO MODERATE SOUTHEAST FLOW
TONIGHT AND THURSDAY AS HIGH PRESSURE MOVES EAST OF THE WATERS. A
MODERATE ONSHORE FLOW WILL THEN PREVAIL THROUGH THE WEEKEND.

$$

GMZ230-235-080100-
/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-
327 AM CST WED NOV 7 2007

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.TONIGHT...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY DECREASING TO SMOOTH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH INCREASING TO SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY DECREASING TO SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH INCREASING TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING...THEN BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY INCREASING TO CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING...THEN
DECREASING TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY INCREASING
TO CHOPPY.

$$

GMZ250-255-080100-
/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-
327 AM CST WED NOV 7 2007

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

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

$$

GMZ270-275-080100-
/O.CAN.KCRP.SC.Y.0069.000000T0000Z-071107T1500Z/
/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-
327 AM CST WED NOV 7 2007

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET.
.TONIGHT...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET.
Notice posted on Wednesday, November 07, 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.