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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:Friday, February 27, 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 21 mph

Weather Alerts:

Closures: ================================================
CLOSURE OF PUBLIC OIL DOCK #4 FOR 27 FEBUARY IS CANCELLED
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0145 - 0730 CHANNEL CLOSED DUE TO HEAVY FOG
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Current conditions as of 7:51 am CST

Cloudy
Feels Like:72°
Barometer:29.79 in and steady
Humidity:96%
Visibility:4 mi
Dewpoint:68°
Wind:SSE 21 mph
Sunrise:6:56 am
Sunset:6:29 pm
69°High: 87° Low: 62°

Today: Sunny. Very warm. High 89F. Winds S at 15 to 25 mph.

Tonight: A few clouds. Low 62F. SSE winds shifting to NE at 10 to 15 mph.

Tomorrow: Sun and a few clouds with gusty winds. High 71F. Winds N at 25
to 35 mph.

Tomorrow night: Clear. Low around 45F. Winds N at 20 to 30 mph.

Sunday: Mainly sunny. Highs in the mid 60s and lows in the mid 40s.

Monday: Sunshine. Highs in the low 70s and lows in the mid 50s.

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


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
609 AM CST FRI FEB 27 2009

GMZ250-255-270-275-271800-
/O.CON.KCRP.SC.Y.0021.000000T0000Z-090227T1800Z/
COASTAL WATERS BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL 20 TO 60 NM-
609 AM CST FRI FEB 27 2009

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...

SEAS OF 7 TO 9 FEET OVER THE GULF WATERS WILL SUBSIDE BY MIDDAY
TODAY TO 4 TO 6 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 20 TO 33 KNOTS
ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS WAVE CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT.
INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER
VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
334 AM CST FRI FEB 27 2009

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

GMZ230-280045-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
334 AM CST FRI FEB 27 2009

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...

.TODAY...SOUTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY TO ROUGH BECOMING SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON. PATCHY SEA FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO ROUGH.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY TO ROUGH.
.SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING
TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING EAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH DECREASING TO SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY IN THE EVENING.
.MONDAY...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE EVENING
BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH TO
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY INCREASING TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING. BAYS CHOPPY.



Notice posted on Friday, February 27, 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.