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Corpus Christi Update11/30/2009 Normal
Corpus Christi Update11/30/2009 Normal
Corpus Christi Update11/25/2009 Normal
Corpus Christi Update11/24/2009 Normal
Corpus Christi Update11/23/2009 Normal
Corpus Christi Update11/20/2009 Normal
Corpus Christi Update11/19/2009 Normal
Corpus Christi Update11/18/2009 Normal
Corpus Christi Update11/17/2009 Normal
Corpus Christi Update11/16/2009 Normal
Corpus Christi Update11/13/2009 Normal
Corpus Christi Update11/12/2009 Normal
Corpus Christi Update11/11/2009 Normal
Corpus Christi Update11/10/2009 Normal
Corpus Christi Update11/09/2009 Normal
Corpus Christi Update11/06/2009 Normal
Corpus Christi Update11/05/2009 Normal
Corpus Christi Update11/04/2009 Normal
Corpus Christi Update11/03/2009 Normal
Corpus Christi Update11/02/2009 Normal

 Daily Port Update

Subject:Corpus Christi Update
Date:Tuesday, November 24, 2009
Priority:Normal
Notice:Air Draft: Corpus Christi: 138 feet 00 inches - Harbor
Bridge
Deep Draft: Corpus Christi: 45 feet 00 inches

**At this time local CBP does not have confirmed date for increase in
APHIS/CBP fees. When new fees go into effect APHIS/CBP fees will total
$981.00, this is an increase of $50.00.**

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: 32-07 ft
Flint Hills Ingleside: 41-00 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 5 mph

Weather Alerts:

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Dock Closures: CLOSING OF OIL DOCK 11
Beginning MONDAY, November 23, 2009 at 0700 hours
through WEDNESDAY, November 25, 2009 at 1900 hours.
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Current conditions as of 6:51 am CST

Partly Cloudy
Feels Like:67 °F
Barometer:29.98 in and steady
Humidity:97%
Visibility:5 mi
Dewpoint:66 °F
Wind:N 5 mph
Sunrise:6:58 am
Sunset:5:35 pm

Today: Overcast with rain showers at times. Thunder possible. High 69F.
Winds NNE at 15 to 25 mph. Chance of rain 40%.

Tonight: Partly cloudy. Low 51F. Winds N at 10 to 20 mph.

Tomorrow: Generally sunny. High 68F. Winds NNE at 10 to 15 mph.

Tomorrow night: Mostly clear skies. Low 48F. Winds N at 5 to 10 mph.

Thursday: Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 60s and lows in the low 50s.

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

Saturday: Times of sun and clouds. Highs in the mid 70s and lows in the
mid 60s.

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
321 AM CST TUE NOV 24 2009

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

GMZ200-242245-
321 AM CST TUE NOV 24 2009

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...A WEAK TO
MODERATE ONSHORE FLOW THIS MORNING WILL BRIEFLY DECREASE AS A COLD
FRONT APPROACHES SOUTH TEXAS. THE FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE COASTAL
WATERS THIS AFTERNOON WITH A STRONG OFFSHORE FLOW AND INCREASING
SEAS DEVELOPING IN ITS WAKE. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL OCCUR
ALONG AND AHEAD OF THE FRONT...GRADUALLY DECREASING IN AREAL
COVERAGE AFTER THE BOUNDARY PASSES. OFFSHORE FLOW WILL WEAKEN NEAR
THE COAST LATE TUESDAY NIGHT. MUCH DRIER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED
BEHIND THE FRONT BY WEDNESDAY. THE OFFSHORE FLOW AND SEAS WILL
GRADUALLY WEAKEN THROUGH EARLY FRIDAY AS HIGH PRESSURE SLOWLY
SETTLES ACROSS SOUTH TEXAS. THE HIGH WILL SHIFT EAST BY FRIDAY
EVENING AND WILL RESULT IN THE ONSET OF ONSHORE FLOW. AS AN AREA
OF LOW PRESSURE DEEPENS OVER THE SOUTHERN PLAINS ON SATURDAY...A
MODERATE TO STRONG ONSHORE FLOW WILL DEVELOP WITH ISOLATED
SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ235-242245-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR-
321 AM CST TUE NOV 24 2009

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM CST THIS MORNING
THROUGH THIS EVENING...

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

$$

GMZ230-242245-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
321 AM CST TUE NOV 24 2009

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM CST THIS MORNING
THROUGH THIS EVENING...

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

$$

GMZ250-255-242245-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-
321 AM CST TUE NOV 24 2009

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM CST THIS MORNING
THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS SHIFTING TO THE NORTH 20 TO 25
KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ270-275-242245-
WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
321 AM CST TUE NOV 24 2009

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM CST THIS MORNING
THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
Notice posted on Tuesday, November 24, 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.