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SubjectDatePriority
Corpus Christi Update 10/31/2008 Normal
Corpus Christi Update10/30/2008 Normal
Corpus Christi Update10/29/2008 Normal
Corpus Christi Update10/28/2008 Normal
Corpus Christi Update10/27/2008 Normal
Corpus Christi Update10/23/2008 Normal
Corpus Christi Update10/21/2008 Normal
Corpus Christi Update10/20/2008 Normal
Corpus Christi Update10/16/2008 Normal
Corpus Christi Update10/15/2008 Normal
Corpus Christi Update10/10/2008 Normal
Corpus Christi Update10/07/2008 Normal
Corpus Christi Update10/06/2008 Normal
Corpus Christi Update10/02/2008 Normal
Corpus Christi Update10/01/2008 Normal

 Daily Port Update

Subject:Corpus Christi Update
Date:Wednesday, October 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: ESE 5 mph

Weather Alerts:

Closures:

Current conditions as of 7:51 am CDT

Light Rain
Feels Like:77°
Barometer:29.99 in and steady
Humidity:93%
Visibility:9 mi
Dewpoint:72°
Wind:ESE 5 mph
Sunrise:7:30 am
Sunset:7:00 pm
74° High: 77° Low: 67°

Today: Isolated thunderstorms this morning, then mainly cloudy during the
afternoon with thunderstorms likely. Humid. High 82F. Winds E at 5 to 10
mph. Chance of rain 80%.

Tonight: Variably cloudy with scattered thunderstorms. Humid. Low 72F.
Winds ENE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 60%.

Tomorrow: Showers and thundershowers likely. High 77F. Winds N at 10 to
20 mph. Chance of rain 60%.

Tomorrow night: Showers and thundershowers likely. Low 67F. Winds N at 5
to 10 mph. Chance of rain 60%.

Friday: Showers ending by midday. Highs in the upper 70s and lows in the
low 60s.

Saturday: A few clouds. Highs in the upper 70s and lows in the low 60s.

Sunday: Sunshine. Highs in the low 80s and lows in the low 60s.

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
406 AM CDT WED OCT 15 2008

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

GMZ200-160000-
406 AM CDT WED OCT 15 2008

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...THE COMBINATION OF A
TROPICAL WAVE MOVING INTO SOUTH TEXAS TODAY AND A COLD FRONT MOVING
OFFSHORE EARLY THURSDAY WILL LEAD TO SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THURSDAY...WITH LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL
POSSIBLE. GENERALLY MODERATE ONSHORE FLOW WILL OCCUR THROUGH
TODAY...THEN THE FLOW WILL TURN NORTH TO NORTHEAST BEHIND A COLD
FRONT THURSDAY. THE OFFSHORE FLOW WILL WEAKEN ON SUNDAY AND TURN
BACK EAST AS HIGH PRESSURE MOVES EAST.

$$

GMZ235-160000-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR-
406 AM CDT WED OCT 15 2008

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WIND 10 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHEAST AROUND 15 KNOTS
LATE. BAYS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN OCCASIONAL SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING NORTH
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY DECREASING TO SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY IN
THE EVENING...THEN INCREASING TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY...EAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.

$$

GMZ230-160000-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
406 AM CDT WED OCT 15 2008

.TODAY...EAST WIND 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.TONIGHT...EAST WIND 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN OCCASIONAL
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY DECREASING
TO SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ250-255-160000-
COASTAL WATERS BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 20 NM-
406 AM CDT WED OCT 15 2008

.TODAY...EAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.TONIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
OCCASIONAL SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO
4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS
3 TO 5 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.

$$

GMZ270-275-160000-
WATERS BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL 20 TO 60 NM-
406 AM CDT WED OCT 15 2008

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION IN MODERATE SEAS...

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.TONIGHT...EAST WIND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
OCCASIONAL SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS
4 TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS...THEN A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET.
.SUNDAY...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
Notice posted on Wednesday, October 15, 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.