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SubjectDatePriority
Corpus Christi Update12/31/2009 Normal
Corpus Christi Update12/30/2009 Normal
Corpus Christi Update12/29/2009 Normal
Corpus Christi Update12/23/2009 Normal
Corpus Christi Update12/22/2009 Normal
Corpus Christi Update12/21/2009 Normal
Corpus Christi Update12/17/2009 Normal
Corpus Christi Update12/16/2009 Normal
Corpus Christi Update12/15/2009 Normal
Corpus Christi Update12/14/2009 Normal
Corpus Christi Update12/11/2009 Normal
Corpus Christi Update12/10/2009 Normal
Corpus Christi Update12/09/2009 Normal
Corpus Christi Update12/08/2009 Normal
Corpus Christi Update12/07/2009 Normal
Corpus Christi Update12/04/2009 Normal
Corpus Christi Update12/03/2009 Normal
Corpus Christi Update12/02/2009 Normal
Corpus Christi Update12/01/2009 Normal

 Daily Port Update

Subject:Corpus Christi Update
Date:Wednesday, December 30, 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: NW 14 mph

Weather Alerts:

Dock Closures: CLOSING OF OIL DOCK 11
Beginning MONDAY, December 28, 2009 at 0700 hours
through THURSDAY, December 31, 2009 at 1900 hours.
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Current conditions as of 8:51 AM CST

Cloudy
Feels Like:46 °F
Barometer:30.17 in and rising
Humidity:93 %
Visibility:7 mi
Dewpoint:44 °F
Wind:NW 14 mph
Sunrise:7:20 AM
Sunset:5:44 PM

Today: Showers early, then partly cloudy for the afternoon. High 57F.
Winds WNW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 40%.

Tonight: Partly cloudy skies. Low 48F. Winds light and variable.

Tomorrow: Except for a few afternoon clouds, mainly sunny. High 68F.
Winds SSW at 5 to 10 mph.

Tomorrow night: Partly cloudy skies. Low 43F. Winds NNE at 10 to 20 mph.

Friday: Plenty of sun. Highs in the upper 50s and lows in the mid 40s.

Saturday: More clouds than sun. Highs in the low 60s and lows in the low
50s.

Sunday: Occasional showers possible. Highs in the mid 60s and lows in the
upper 40s.

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
921 AM CST WED DEC 30 2009

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

GMZ200-310415-
921 AM CST WED DEC 30 2009

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...RAIN WILL TAPER
OFF TODAY AND WINDS WILL BECOME WESTERLY AND DECREASE THROUGH THE
AFTERNOON. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE AREA THURSDAY
NIGHT INTO FRIDAY MORNING. THIS FRONTAL PASSAGE WILL REMAIN DRY
WITH A MODERATE TO STRONG OFFSHORE FLOW IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP
BEHIND THE FRONT. A WEAK ONSHORE FLOW DEVELOPS SATURDAY. LATE
SATURDAY INTO SUNDAY...A WEAK COASTAL TROUGH DEVELOPS AND WILL
BRING A CHANCE OF SHOWERS OVER THE COASTAL WATERS.

$$

GMZ235-310415-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR-
921 AM CST WED DEC 30 2009

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY. SCATTERED LIGHT RAIN LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN PATCHY
SPRINKLES IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND UP TO 5 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.THURSDAY...WEST WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN SHIFTING EAST. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY...EAST WIND UP TO 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE EVENING
BECOMING NORTH 15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY ROUGH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ230-310415-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
921 AM CST WED DEC 30 2009

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY. PATCHY SPRINKLES.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND UP TO 5 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH. AREAS OF
FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...WEST WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN SHIFTING EAST. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING...THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WIND UP TO 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE EVENING
INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY ROUGH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ250-255-310415-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-
921 AM CST WED DEC 30 2009

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. SCATTERED LIGHT RAIN
LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN PATCHY SPRINKLES IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND UP TO 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN SHIFTING NORTHEAST IN THE EVENING
BECOMING EAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE EVENING
BECOMING NORTH 20 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ270-275-310415-
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-
921 AM CST WED DEC 30 2009

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
SCATTERED RAIN LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN PATCHY SPRINKLES IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...WEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE
EVENING SHIFTING EAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING NORTH 20 TO 25 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
Notice posted on Wednesday, December 30, 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.