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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:Friday, January 18, 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: N 12 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.

======================================

Current conditions as of 7:51 am CST

Cloudy
Feels Like: 39°
Barometer: 30.08 in and steady
Humidity: 65%
Visibility: 10 mi
Dewpoint: 34°
Wind: N 12 mph
Sunrise: 7:21 am
Sunset: 5:59 pm
45° High: 46° Low: 41°

Today: Rain showers early will evolve into a more steady rain for the
afternoon. High 46F. Winds N at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 70%. Rainfall
around a quarter of an inch.

Tonight: Showers early, then partly cloudy overnight. Low 41F. Winds N at
15 to 25 mph. Chance of rain 40%.

Tomorrow: Some clouds in the morning will give way to mainly sunny skies
for the afternoon. High 57F. Winds N at 10 to 20 mph.

Tomorrow night: A few clouds overnight. Low 39F. Winds ENE at 5 to 10 mph.

Sunday: Mostly Cloudy. Highs in the mid 60s and lows in the mid 50s.

Monday: Scattered thunderstorms possible. Highs in the low 70s and lows in
the upper 50s.

Tuesday: Thundershowers. Highs in the upper 60s and lows in the upper 50s.

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

GMZ200-190045-
321 AM CST FRI JAN 18 2008

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...A COASTAL TROUGH
WILL DEEPEN TODAY AS A STRONG UPPER LEVEL LOW MOVES TOWARD SOUTH
TEXAS. THE COMBINATION OF LIFT ALONG THE SURFACE TROUGH AND THE
UPPER LOW WILL PRODUCE OCCASIONAL RAIN WITH A FEW EMBEDDED
THUNDERSTORMS TODAY AND TONIGHT...WITH THE PRECIPITATION TAPERING
OFF THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER
SOUTH TEXAS AS THE COASTAL TROUGH AND UPPER LOW MOVE EAST TONIGHT
AND SATURDAY. AS A RESULT...MODERATE TO OCCASIONALLY STRONG
OFFSHORE FLOW IS EXPECTED THROUGH SATURDAY. MODERATE ONSHORE FLOW
WILL DEVELOP SUNDAY AND CONTINUE INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK AS HIGH
PRESSURE MOVES EAST OF THE AREA. STREAMER SHOWERS MAY DEVELOP
EARLY NEXT WEEK AS ATMOSPHERIC MOISTURE INCREASES AND UPPER LEVEL
DISTURBANCES MOVE ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS.

$$

GMZ235-190045-
/O.ROU.KCRP.MA.F.0000.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR-
321 AM CST FRI JAN 18 2008

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TODAY...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
ROUGH. OCCASIONAL RAIN. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO 20
KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY TO ROUGH DECREASING TO CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY ROUGH AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH TO
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY
DECREASING TO SMOOTH AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH INCREASING TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ230-190045-
/O.ROU.KCRP.MA.F.0000.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
321 AM CST FRI JAN 18 2008

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TODAY...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
ROUGH. OCCASIONAL RAIN. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO ROUGH. RAIN
LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN
A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
INCREASING TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY DECREASING TO SMOOTH AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH INCREASING TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ250-255-190045-
/O.EXT.KCRP.SC.Y.0007.000000T0000Z-080119T2000Z/
COASTAL WATERS BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 20 NM-
321 AM CST FRI JAN 18 2008

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET. OCCASIONAL RAIN. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET.
OCCASIONAL RAIN IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. A
CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
6 FEET.
.SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING
SOUTHEAST 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ270-275-190045-
/O.CON.KCRP.SC.Y.0007.000000T0000Z-080119T2300Z/
WATERS BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL 20 TO 60 NM-
321 AM CST FRI JAN 18 2008

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET.
OCCASIONAL RAIN. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 9 TO 11 FOOT.
OCCASIONAL RAIN IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. A
CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO
8 FEET.
.SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS
6 TO 8 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
Notice posted on Friday, January 18, 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.