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Subject:Corpus Christi Update
Date:Monday, September 15, 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: 45-00 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: NNE 17 mph

Weather Alerts:

Closures: Aransas Corpus Christi pilots re-opened the bar at 1250 hrs 14
September

Current conditions as of 7:51 am CDT

Partly Cloudy
Feels Like:75°
Barometer:30.04 in and rising
Humidity:84%
Visibility:10 mi
Dewpoint:68°
Wind:NNE 17 mph
Sunrise:7:15 am
Sunset:7:34 pm

Today: Cloudy with a few showers. High 81F. Winds NNE at 15 to 25 mph.
Chance of rain 40%.

Tonight: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm this evening, then
some lingering showers still possible overnight. Low 66F. Winds NNE at 10
to 20 mph. Chance of rain 60%.

Tomorrow: A shower or two possible early with partly cloudy skies in the
afternoon. High 83F. Winds NNE at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 30%.

Tomorrow night: Partly cloudy skies. Low 64F. Winds NNE at 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday: Mix of sun and clouds. Highs in the mid 80s and lows in the
upper 60s.

Thursday: Abundant sunshine. Highs in the mid 80s and lows in the low 70s.

Friday: Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 80s and lows in the low 70s.

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
401 AM CDT MON SEP 15 2008

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

GMZ200-152345-
401 AM CDT MON SEP 15 2008

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...HIGH PRESSURE WILL
CONTINUE TO BUILD INTO SOUTH TEXAS BEHIND A COLD FRONT THAT HAS
MOVED THROUGH THE REGION. THIS WILL PROVIDE ISOLATED TO SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS TODAY. A MODERATE TO STRONG NORTH TO
NORTHEAST OFFSHORE FLOW WILL OCCUR TODAY BEHIND THE FRONT. DRIER
AIR WILL SLOWLY BUILD INTO THE COASTAL WATERS BY TUESDAY BEHIND
THE FRONT. A GENERAL WEAK TO MODERATE NORTHEAST FLOW IS EXPECTED
THROUGH THE END OF THIS WEEK.

$$

GMZ235-152345-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR-
401 AM CDT MON SEP 15 2008

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM CDT THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY TO ROUGH DECREASING TO
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH TO
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS
SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN
THE EVENING...THEN SHIFTING SOUTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH
TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY DECREASING TO SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST. BAYS
SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY DECREASING TO SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ230-152345-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
401 AM CDT MON SEP 15 2008

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM CDT THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY TO ROUGH DECREASING TO
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH TO
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
BAYS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE
EVENING...THEN SHIFTING WEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH TO
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY DECREASING TO SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS DECREASING TO AROUND 5 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ250-255-152345-
COASTAL WATERS BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 20 NM-
401 AM CDT MON SEP 15 2008

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS
DECREASING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS DECREASING TO AROUND
5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET.

$$

GMZ270-275-152345-
WATERS BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL 20 TO 60 NM-
401 AM CDT MON SEP 15 2008

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...NORTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 7 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS
3 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO AROUND
5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

$$

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Notice posted on Monday, September 15, 2008

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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.