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SubjectDatePriority
Corpus Christi Texas Update - FOG01/31/2008 Normal
Corpus Christi Update01/30/2008 Normal
Corpus Christi Update - FOG01/29/2008 Normal
Corpus Christi Update01/24/2008 Normal
Corpus Christi Update -- FOG01/23/2008 Normal
Corpus Christi Update - FOG01/22/2008 Normal
Corpus Christi Update01/18/2008 Normal
Corpus Christi Update - FOG01/16/2008 Normal
Corpus Christi Update01/14/2008 Normal
Corpus Christi Update01/10/2008 Normal
Corpus Christi Update01/08/2008 Normal
Corpus Christi Update01/07/2008 Normal
Corpus Christi Update01/04/2008 Normal
Corpus Christi Update01/03/2008 Normal
Corpus Christi Update01/02/2008 Normal

 Daily Port Update

Subject:Corpus Christi Update
Date:Monday, January 07, 2008
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: NNE 7 mph

Weather Alerts:

Closures:
**TX – La Quinta Channel – Dredging
The Dredge Leonard M Fisher will be dredging at the Kiewit Dock in La
Quinta Channel TX in the area of light 12, from 1/8/08 through 4/1/08.
Floating and submerged dredge pipelines will extend behind the dredge on
ether side of the channel to the placement area. A pontoon line will
cross the La Quinta Channel. Dredge tenders and anchor barges will also
be working with the Dredge. Dredging will be performed 24 hours a day 7
days a week. The Dredge Leonard M Fisher can be contacted on channel 12
or 79 VHF FM or by calling 361-920-6700. 30 Minutes notice is required to
open the channel. Mariners are urged to transit the area of dredging
operations at their slowest speed to minimize wake. Proceed with caution
after making passing agreement with the Dredge. Chart 11309**

Current conditions as of 8:51 am CST

Cloudy
Feels Like: 72°
Barometer: 29.97 in and rising
Humidity: 93%
Visibility: 6 mi
Dewpoint: 68°
Wind: SSE 15 mph
Sunrise: 7:22 am
Sunset: 5:50 pm
70° High: 78° Low: 65°

Today: Windy. Cloudy skies will become partly cloudy this afternoon. High
78F. Winds SSE at 20 to 30 mph.

Tonight: Partly cloudy with a slight chance of thunderstorms. Low around
65F. Winds SSE at 15 to 25 mph. Chance of rain 30%.

Tomorrow: Scattered thunderstorms in the morning, then partly cloudy late.
High 76F. Winds SE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 60%.

Tomorrow night: Partly cloudy skies. Low around 55F. Winds NE at 10 to 20
mph.

Wednesday: Mostly cloudy. Highs in the upper 60s and lows in the upper
50s.

Thursday: Mix of sun and clouds. Highs in the mid 70s and lows in the low
50s.

Friday: Sunny. Highs in the low 70s and lows in the mid 50s.

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

GMZ200-080100-
332 AM CST MON JAN 7 2008

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...MODERATE TO STRONG
ONSHORE FLOW WILL PERSIST THROUGH TONIGHT DUE TO A LOW PRESSURE
SYSTEM TRAVERSING THE PLAINS. AREAS OF SEA FOG WILL BE POSSIBLE
ACROSS THE NEARSHORE WATERS AS VERY MOIST ARE MOVES ACROSS COOL
SHELF WATERS THROUGH TUESDAY. ONSHORE FLOW WILL WEAKEN TUESDAY
AND TURN OFFSHORE BY TUESDAY EVENING AS A WEAK COLD FRONT MOVES
ACROSS THE AREA. WEAK ONSHORE FLOW RETURNS WEDNESDAY BEFORE
ANOTHER COLD FRONT PASSAGE BRINGS OFFSHORE FLOW ON THURSDAY.


$$

GMZ235-080100-
/O.ROU.KCRP.MA.F.0000.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR-
332 AM CST MON JAN 7 2008

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY INCREASING TO CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON. AREAS
OF SEA FOG IN THE MORNING. PATCHY SEA FOG IN THE AFTERNOON. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO 15
KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY DECREASING TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY SEA FOG IN THE
EVENING...THEN AREAS OF SEA FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH INCREASING TO SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON. AREAS OF SEA FOG.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...ESPECIALLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS
BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING...
THEN SHIFTING SOUTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY DECREASING TO SMOOTH.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY INCREASING TO SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.

$$

GMZ230-080100-
/O.ROU.KCRP.MA.F.0000.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
332 AM CST MON JAN 7 2008

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20
KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. BAYS BECOMING CHOPPY. PATCHY SEA FOG.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY DECREASING TO SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY SEA FOG.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. AREAS OF
SEA FOG. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS
BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING...
THEN SHIFTING SOUTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY DECREASING TO SMOOTH.
.THURSDAY...WEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH
INCREASING TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY 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-
332 AM CST MON JAN 7 2008

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. AREAS OF SEA FOG IN THE
MORNING...THEN PATCHY SEA FOG IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 15
KNOTS OVERNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET. PATCHY SEA FOG IN THE EVENING...THEN
AREAS OF SEA FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET. AREAS
OF SEA FOG. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS
BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE EVENING...THEN SHIFTING
SOUTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.

$$

GMZ270-275-080100-
/O.CON.KCRP.SC.Y.0002.000000T0000Z-080108T1200Z/
WATERS BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL 20 TO 60 NM-
332 AM CST MON JAN 7 2008

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 8 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 7 TO 8 FEET SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS
BECOMING EAST AROUND 10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN SHIFTING
SOUTHEAST IN THE EVENING SHIFTING SOUTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST 15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...EAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
Notice posted on Monday, January 07, 2008

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.