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SubjectDatePriority
Corpus Christi Update11/26/2008 Normal
Corpus Christi Update11/25/2008 Normal
Corpus Christi Update11/24/2008 Normal
Corpus Christi Update11/21/2008 Normal
Corpus Christi Update11/20/2008 Normal
Corpus Christi Update11/19/2008 Normal
Corpus Christi Update11/18/2008 Normal
Corpus Christi Update11/17/2008 Normal
Corpus Christi Update11/14/2008 Normal
Corpus Chisti Update11/13/2008 Normal
Corpus Christi Update11/12/2008 Normal
Corpus Chisti Update11/12/2008 Normal
Corpus Chisti Update11/11/2008 Normal
Corpus Christi Update11/10/2008 Normal
Corpus Christi Update11/07/2008 Normal
Corpus Christi Update11/06/2008 Normal
Corpus Christi Update11/05/2008 Normal
Corpus Chisti Update11/04/2008 Normal
Corpust Christi Update11/03/2008 Normal

 Daily Port Update

Subject:Corpus Christi Update
Date:Tuesday, November 25, 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: 42-00 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 12 mph

Weather Alerts:

Closures:

Current conditions as of 7:51 am CST

Fair
Feels Like:52°
Barometer:30.34 in and rising
Humidity:53%
Visibility:10 mi
Dewpoint:35°
Wind:NNE 12 mph
Sunrise:6:59 am
Sunset:5:34 pm
52°High: 73° Low: 56°

Today: Sunshine and a few clouds. High around 70F. Winds ENE at 5 to 10
mph.

Tonight: Partly to mostly cloudy. Low 56F. Winds SE at 5 to 10 mph.

Tomorrow: Mainly cloudy. High 78F. Winds SE at 10 to 20 mph.

Tomorrow night: Considerable cloudiness. A stray shower or thunderstorm
is possible. Low 63F. Winds S at 10 to 15 mph.

Thursday: Cloudy. Highs in the low 80s and lows in the mid 60s.

Friday: Slight chance of a thunderstorm. Highs in the upper 70s and lows
in the low 50s.

Saturday: Occasional showers possible. Highs in the mid 60s and lows in
the low 50s.

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
620 AM CST TUE NOV 25 2008

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

GMZ200-260015-
620 AM CST TUE NOV 25 2008

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...
MODERATE OFFSHORE FLOW EARLY THIS MORNING IN THE WAKE OF A COLD
FRONT WILL CONTINUE TO DECREASE THROUGH THE DAY TODAY. HIGH
PRESSURE WILL SHIFT TO THE EAST QUICKLY ALLOWING A RETURN TO
ONSHORE WINDS BY LATE TUESDAY. MODERATE ONSHORE WINDS WILL
DEVELOP IN ADVANCE OF A STRONGER COLD FRONT THAT WILL ARRIVE
FRIDAY AFTERNOON. THIS FRONT WILL PROVIDE A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
FOLLOWED BY A STRONG OFFSHORE FLOW THAT WILL CONTINUE INTO
SATURDAY MORNING.

$$

GMZ235-260015-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR-
620 AM CST TUE NOV 25 2008

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

$$

GMZ230-260015-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
620 AM CST TUE NOV 25 2008

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

$$

GMZ250-255-260015-
COASTAL WATERS BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 20 NM-
620 AM CST TUE NOV 25 2008

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS
3 TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 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...NORTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ270-275-260015-
WATERS BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL 20 TO 60 NM-
620 AM CST TUE NOV 25 2008

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS
INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING...THEN
DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 20 TO
25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
Notice posted on Tuesday, November 25, 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.