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Corpus Christi Update02/27/2009 Normal
Corpus Christi Update02/26/2009 Normal
Corpus Christi Update02/25/2009 Normal
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
Corpus Christi Update02/09/2009 Normal
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:Wednesday, February 18, 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: S 9 mph

Weather Alerts:

Closures: 18 FEBRUARY 2009

0300 SHIP CHANNEL CLOSED DUE TO HEAVY FOG

Current conditions as of 7:51 am CST

Partly Cloudy
Feels Like:67°
Barometer:29.85 in and rising
Humidity:97%
Visibility:4 mi
Dewpoint:66°
Wind:S 9 mph
Sunrise:7:04 am
Sunset:6:23 pm
67°High: 84° Low: 59°

Today: Some sun this morning with increasing clouds this afternoon. Very
warm. High 84F. SW winds shifting to N at 10 to 20 mph.

Tonight: Mostly cloudy skies. Low 59F. Winds NE at 10 to 15 mph.

Tomorrow: Mostly cloudy skies early, then partly cloudy in the afternoon.
High 73F. Winds ENE at 15 to 25 mph.

Tomorrow night: Partly cloudy. Low 52F. Winds ENE at 10 to 20 mph.

Friday: Times of sun and clouds. Highs in the low 70s and lows in the
upper 50s.

Saturday: Occasional showers possible. Highs in the low 70s and lows in
the upper 40s.

Sunday: Mix of sun and clouds. Highs in the low 60s and lows in the upper
40s.

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
325 AM CST WED FEB 18 2009

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

GMZ200-190045-
325 AM CST WED FEB 18 2009

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...A WEAK COLD FRONT
WILL GRADUALLY MOVE INTO THE WATERS TODAY...RESULTING IN A WEAK
OFFSHORE FLOW. HIGH PRESSURE WITH A COLDER AIRMASS WILL BUILD
ACROSS THE WATERS LATE TONIGHT...RESULTING IN A MODERATE TO STRONG
OFFSHORE FLOW THROUGH THURSDAY. ONSHORE FLOW WILL DEVELOP THURSDAY
NIGHT AND THEN STRENGTHEN ON ON FRIDAY AS HIGH PRESSURE SHIFTS
EAST. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE WATERS ON SATURDAY
AFTERNOON. SUFFICIENT MOISTURE WILL BE IN PLACE TO PRODUCE
SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH THIS FRONT. DRIER AND COOLER CONDITIONS
ALONG WITH VERY STRONG OFFSHORE FLOW AND LARGE SEAS WILL OCCUR
BEHIND THE FRONT. WINDS AND SEAS WILL DIMINISH ON SUNDAY AS HIGH
PRESSURE SETTLES ACROSS SOUTH TEXAS.

$$

GMZ235-190045-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR-
325 AM CST WED FEB 18 2009

.TODAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. AREAS OF SEA FOG IN THE
MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING
SOUTHEAST 15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING...THEN
BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN INCREASING TO 25 TO 30 KNOTS IN
THE EVENING BECOMING NORTHEAST 20 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
BAYS ROUGH TO OCCASIONALLY VERY ROUGH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING...THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY.

$$

GMZ230-190045-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
325 AM CST WED FEB 18 2009

.TODAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. AREAS OF SEA FOG IN
THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING
SOUTHEAST 20 TO 25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING...THEN
BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING NORTH 25 TO 30 KNOTS IN
THE EVENING DECREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS
ROUGH TO OCCASIONALLY VERY ROUGH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING...THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY.

$$

GMZ250-255-190045-
COASTAL WATERS BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 20 NM-
325 AM CST WED FEB 18 2009

.TODAY...SOUTH WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. AREAS OF SEA FOG IN THE
MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING
SOUTHEAST 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 25 TO
30 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 9 FEET. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET.

$$

GMZ270-275-190045-
WATERS BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL 20 TO 60 NM-
325 AM CST WED FEB 18 2009

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TODAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET.
.FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS
5 TO 7 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING NORTH AROUND 30 KNOTS.
SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 13 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING...THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FEET.
Notice posted on Wednesday, February 18, 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.