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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:Thursday, October 23, 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: N 14mph

Weather Alerts:

Closures:
Closure of Oil Dock 7. The dates of closure are Tuesday, October 28,
2008 through Thursday, October 30, 2008. Daylight hours only: 0700 hours
through 1800 hours.

Current conditions as of 7:51 am CDT

Partly Cloudy
Feels Like:59°
Barometer:30.19 in and rising
Humidity:51%
Visibility:10 mi
Dewpoint:41°
Wind:N 14 mph
Sunrise:7:35 am
Sunset:6:52 pm
59° High: 73° Low: 54°

Today: A mix of clouds and sun. High 73F. Winds N at 15 to 25 mph.

Tonight: Mostly clear. Low 54F. Winds NE at 5 to 10 mph.

Tomorrow: Partly cloudy skies. High 81F. Winds E at 5 to 10 mph.

Tomorrow night: Clear skies. Low 61F. Winds SE at 5 to 10 mph.

Saturday: Abundant sunshine. Highs in the mid 80s and lows in the mid
60s.

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

Monday: A few clouds. Highs in the mid 70s and lows in the mid 50s.

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
742 AM CDT THU OCT 23 2008

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

GMZ200-240345-
742 AM CDT THU OCT 23 2008

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...
A STRONG OFFSHORE FLOW AND HIGH SEAS WILL OCCUR THIS MORNING IN
THE WAKE OF A COLD FRONT. WIND AND SEAS WILL DECREASE FROM WEST TO
EAST THIS AFTERNOON. WIND WILL CONTINUE TO WEAKEN TONIGHT AND
FRIDAY AND THEN BECOME ONSHORE LATE FRIDAY INTO SATURDAY AS HIGH
PRESSURE SHIFTS EAST OF THE REGION. A STRONG OFFSHORE FLOW WILL
RETURN MONDAY BEHIND THE NEXT COLD FRONT TO MOVE THROUGH THE
COASTAL WATERS.

$$

GMZ230-235-240345-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR-
742 AM CDT THU OCT 23 2008

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

.TODAY...NORTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS IN
THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY TO ROUGH.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY
DECREASING TO SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY DECREASING TO SMOOTH IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING
SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH INCREASING TO SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.MONDAY...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH DECREASING TO
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ250-255-240345-
COASTAL WATERS BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 20 NM-
742 AM CDT THU OCT 23 2008

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

.TODAY...NORTH WIND 25 TO 30 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING
SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ270-275-240345-
WATERS BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL 20 TO 60 NM-
742 AM CDT THU OCT 23 2008

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

.TODAY...NORTH WIND 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO NEAR GALE FORCE
DECREASING TO AROUND 20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 9 TO 12 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 9 FEET BY LATE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING
SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO AROUND
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
Notice posted on Thursday, October 23, 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.