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Corpus Christi Update04/30/2008 Normal
Corpus Christi Update04/29/2008 Normal
Corpus Christi Update04/25/2008 Normal
Corpus Christi Update04/18/2008 Normal
Corpus Christi Update04/15/2008 Normal
Corpus Christi Update04/11/2008 Normal
Corpus Christi Update - Channel Closure from 0630-0830 11 April04/10/2008 Normal
Corpus Christi Update04/09/2008 Normal
Corpus Christi Update04/08/2008 Normal
Corpus Christi Update04/07/2008 Normal
Corpus Christi Update04/04/2008 Normal
Corpus Christi Update04/03/2008 Normal
Corpus Christi Update04/02/2008 Normal
Corpus Christi Update04/01/2008 Normal

 Daily Port Update

Subject:Corpus Christi Update
Date:Tuesday, April 01, 2008
Priority:Normal
Notice:Air Draft: Corpus Christi: 138 feet 00 inches - Harbor Bridge
Deep Draft: Corpus Christi: 45 feet 00 inches

Please note restriction (saltwater)

**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 SALTWATER.
Draft information subject to change.

Harbor 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: 32-06 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: ESE 5 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 CDT

Mostly Cloudy
Feels Like: 72°
Barometer: 29.94 in and rising
Humidity: 100%
Visibility: 4 mi
Dewpoint: 70°
Wind: ESE 5 mph
Sunrise: 7:19 am
Sunset: 7:47 pm
70° High: 88° Low: 70°

Today: A mix of clouds and sun. A stray thunderstorm is possible. High
88F. Winds SE at 10 to 20 mph.

Tonight: Partly cloudy skies early will give way to cloudy skies late.
Humid. Low near 70F. Winds E at 10 to 20 mph.

Tomorrow: Cloudy early with partial sunshine expected late. High 82F.
Winds ESE at 15 to 25 mph.

Tomorrow night: Partly cloudy early with increasing clouds overnight. Low
72F. Winds SE at 15 to 25 mph.

Thursday: Windy with a mix of sun and clouds. Highs in the mid 80s and
lows in the low 70s.

Friday: Mix of sun and clouds. Highs in the mid 80s and lows in the low
60s.

Saturday: Sunshine. Highs in the upper 70s and lows in the mid 60s.

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
402 AM CDT TUE APR 1 2008

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

GMZ200-020015-
402 AM CDT TUE APR 1 2008

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...A COLD FRONT OVER
NORTH TEXAS THIS MORNING...WILL MOVE INTO SOUTH CENTRAL TEXAS THIS
AFTERNOON...BUT STALL NORTH OF THE WATERS TONIGHT. AS A RESULT...
ONSHORE FLOW WILL DECREASE TODAY AND TONIGHT. ONSHORE FLOW WILL
GRADUALLY INCREASE WEDNESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY...AS LOW PRESSURE
DEVELOPS ACROSS THE TEXAS PANHANDLE. ONSHORE FLOW WILL WEAKEN
FRIDAY AS A COLD FRONT APPROACHES THE COAST. THE COLD FRONT IS
EXPECTED TO MOVE ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS FRIDAY NIGHT WITH A
MODERATE NORTH TO NORTHEAST FLOW DEVELOPING IN ITS WAKE. A WEAK
EASTERLY ONSHORE FLOW IS ANTICIPATED LATE SATURDAY AS HIGH
PRESSURE MOVES DIRECTLY OVER THE OFFSHORE WATERS OF SOUTH TEXAS.

$$

GMZ235-020015-
/O.ROU.KCRP.MA.F.0000.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR-
402 AM CDT TUE APR 1 2008

.TODAY...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. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.TONIGHT...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...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.
.THURSDAY AND 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...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING NORTH 15 TO 20 KNOTS.
BAYS SMOOTH INCREASING TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY
IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN INCREASING TO CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
ROUGH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY DECREASING
TO SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ230-020015-
/O.ROU.KCRP.MA.F.0000.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
402 AM CDT TUE APR 1 2008

.TODAY...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. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.TONIGHT...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY INCREASING TO CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...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.
.THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS
INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING. BAYS
CHOPPY INCREASING TO CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH IN THE AFTERNOON
AND EVENING.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH INCREASING TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN INCREASING TO CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY
DECREASING TO SMOOTH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

$$

GMZ255-020015-
/O.ROU.KCRP.MA.F.0000.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
COASTAL WATERS PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 20 NM-
402 AM CDT TUE APR 1 2008

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
5 FEET.
.THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS
DECREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING NORTH 20 TO 25 KNOTS.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING EAST AROUND
10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.

$$

GMZ250-020015-
/O.ROU.KCRP.MA.F.0000.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
COASTAL WATERS BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
402 AM CDT TUE APR 1 2008

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
5 FEET.
.THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS
BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING NORTH 20 TO 25 KNOTS.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING EAST AROUND
10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.

$$

GMZ270-275-020015-
/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-
402 AM CDT TUE APR 1 2008

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION FOR SWELLS...

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
.TONIGHT...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
5 FEET.
.THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS
BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING NORTH 20 TO 25 KNOTS.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
Notice posted on Tuesday, April 01, 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.