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Corpus Christi Update02/27/2009 Normal
Corpus Christi Update02/26/2009 Normal
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Corpus Christi Update02/24/2009 Normal
Corpus Christi Update02/20/2009 Normal
Corpus Christi Update02/19/2009 Normal
Corpus Christi Update02/18/2009 Normal
Corpus Christi Update02/17/2009 Normal
Corpus Christi Update02/16/2009 Normal
Corpus Christi Update02/13/2009 Normal
Corpus Christi Update02/12/2009 Normal
Corpus Christi Update02/11/2009 Normal
Corpus Christi Update02/10/2009 Normal
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Corpus Christi Update02/06/2009 Normal
Corpus Christi Update02/05/2009 Normal
Corpus Christi Update02/04/2009 Normal
Corpus Christi Update02/02/2009 Normal

 Daily Port Update

Subject:Corpus Christi Update
Date:Tuesday, February 17, 2009
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: SSE 15 mph

Weather Alerts:

Closures:

Current conditions as of 8:51 am CST

Cloudy
Feels Like:72°
Barometer:30.03 in and steady
Humidity:93%
Visibility:4 mi
Dewpoint:68°
Wind:SSE 15 mph
Sunrise:7:05 am
Sunset:6:22 pm
70°High: 78° Low: 67°

Today: Chance of a morning shower. Mostly cloudy. High 78F. Winds SSE at
15 to 25 mph.

Tonight: Partly cloudy skies this evening will become overcast overnight.
Low 67F. Winds S at 15 to 25 mph.

Tomorrow: Cloudy skies early will become partly cloudy later in the day.
Warm. High near 80F. Winds NW at 5 to 10 mph.

Tomorrow night: A few clouds from time to time. Low 57F. Winds ENE at 5
to 10 mph.

Thursday: Mix of sun and clouds. Highs in the mid 70s and lows in the
upper 40s.

Friday: Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 60s and lows in the mid 50s.

Saturday: Mix of sun and clouds. Highs in the low 70s and lows in the low
50s.

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
337 AM CST TUE FEB 17 2009

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

GMZ200-180045-
337 AM CST TUE FEB 17 2009

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...A COASTAL TROUGH
WILL LIFT NORTH THROUGH THE AREA THIS MORNING RESULTING IN A
MODERATE SOUTHEAST FLOW. THE SOUTHEAST FLOW WILL STRENGTHEN
THROUGH THIS EVENING BECOMING MODERATE TO STRONG. SEA FOG WILL BE
POSSIBLE THIS EVENING AS THE WARM...MOIST SOUTHEASTERLY FLOW
STRENGTHENS. A WEAK BOUNDARY WILL GRADUALLY MOVE INTO THE WATERS
ON WEDNESDAY...RESULTING IN A WEAKER WIND REGIME. A COLD FRONT
WILL MOVE THROUGH THE WATERS LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT. AN INCREASE IN
OFFSHORE FLOW AND SEAS IS EXPECTED THROUGH THURSDAY. ONSHORE FLOW
WILL DEVELOP ON FRIDAY AS THE HIGH PRESSURE AREA MOVES EAST.
ANOTHER COLD FRONT IS EXPECTED TO PUSH INTO THE WATERS BY SATURDAY
EVENING.

$$

GMZ235-180045-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR-
337 AM CST TUE FEB 17 2009

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

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

$$

GMZ230-180045-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
337 AM CST TUE FEB 17 2009

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY. AREAS OF FOG AND DRIZZLE IN
THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY. AREAS OF SEA FOG.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHEAST IN
THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. AREAS OF SEA FOG
IN THE MORNING.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS
DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.

$$

GMZ250-255-180045-
COASTAL WATERS BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 20 NM-
337 AM CST TUE FEB 17 2009

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET. AREAS OF
SEA FOG.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. AREAS OF SEA
FOG IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST 20 TO
25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.

$$

GMZ270-275-180045-
WATERS BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL 20 TO 60 NM-
337 AM CST TUE FEB 17 2009

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 7 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING TO
4 TO 5 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
.THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS
DECREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.

Notice posted on Tuesday, February 17, 2009

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.