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Corpus Christi Update02/26/2010 Normal
02/25/2010 Normal
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Corpus Christi Update02/22/2010 Normal
Corpus Christi Update02/19/2010 Normal
Corpus Christi Update02/18/2010 Normal
Corpus Christi Update02/17/2010 Normal
Corpus Christi Update02/16/2010 Normal
Corpus Christi Update02/12/2010 Normal
Corpus Christi Update02/11/2010 Normal
Corpus Christi Update02/10/2010 Normal
Corpus Christi Update02/09/2010 Normal
Corpus Christi Update02/08/2010 Normal
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Corpus Christi Update02/04/2010 Normal
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Corpus Christi Update02/02/2010 Normal
Corpus Christi Update02/01/2010 Normal

 Daily Port Update

Subject:Corpus Christi Update
Date:Friday, February 19, 2010
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: 32-07 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
Bay Dock: 36-00ft

Tidal conditions: High Tides: N/A hours
Low Tides: N/A hours

Current Winds on Corpus Christi Ship Channel: E 9 mph

Weather Alerts:

Closures: CLOSING OF OIL DOCK 11
Beginning THURSDAY, February 18, 2010 at 0700 hours
through FRIDAY, February 19, 2010 at 1900 hours.

CLOSING OF OIL DOCK 7
On FRIDAY, February 19, 2010 at 1000 hours through 1700
hours.
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Current conditions as of 9:51 AM CST

Mostly Cloudy
Feels Like:59 °F
Barometer:30.06 in and steady
Humidity:93 %
Visibility:8 mi
Dewpoint:57 °F
Wind:E 9 mph
Sunrise:7:04 AM
Sunset:6:24 PM

Today: Rain showers early becoming more intermittent for the afternoon.
High near 60F. Winds E at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 70%.

Tonight: Mostly cloudy skies. Low 56F. Winds E at 5 to 10 mph.

Tomorrow: Cloudy skies early, followed by partial clearing. High 69F.
Winds E at 10 to 20 mph.

Tomorrow night: Cloudy. Low around 60F. Winds SE at 10 to 20 mph.

Sunday: Scattered thunderstorms. Highs in the low 70s and lows in the low
50s.

Monday: Times of sun and clouds. Highs in the low 60s and lows in the
upper 40s.

Tuesday: Occasional showers possible. Highs in the upper 50s and lows in
the upper 40s.
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
938 AM CST FRI FEB 19 2010

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

GMZ200-200430-
938 AM CST FRI FEB 19 2010

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...
A MODERATE ONSHORE FLOW ASSOCIATED WITH A SURFACE LOW EAST OF
BROWNSVILLE WILL GRADUALLY WEAKEN THIS AFTERNOON AS THE SYSTEM
PULLS AWAY. NUMEROUS SHOWERS WILL PERSIST THIS MORNING AND THEN
BECOME SCATTERED AND LIGHTER THROUGH THE AFTERNOON BEFORE ENDING BY
EARLY EVENING. GENERALLY WEAK ONSHORE FLOW WILL PERSIST SATURDAY
THROUGH SUNDAY DUE TO SURFACE LOW PRESSURE NEAR THE RIO GRANDE. A
WEAK COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH ON SUNDAY AND BRING SCATTERED
SHOWERS. THIS SYSTEM WILL MOVE ACROSS THE WATERS BY LATE SUNDAY
NIGHT AND DEVELOP MODERATE NORTHERLY FLOW ON MONDAY. A SECONDARY
COLD FRONT WILL BRING STRONGER OFFSHORE FLOW FOR TUESDAY ALONG
WITH A CHANCE FOR SHOWERS.


$$

GMZ235-200430-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR-
938 AM CST FRI FEB 19 2010

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. SHOWERS DECREASING.
.TONIGHT...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY. AREAS OF FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY. AREAS OF FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO AROUND 5 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN SHIFTING EAST UP TO 5 KNOTS IN THE
EVENING BECOMING NORTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTH. BAYS
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.

$$

GMZ230-200430-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
938 AM CST FRI FEB 19 2010

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. NUMEROUS SHOWERS LATE IN THE
MORNING...THEN SCATTERED LIGHT SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY. AREAS OF FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY. AREAS OF FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO UP TO 5 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN SHIFTING EAST IN THE EVENING BECOMING
NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN SHIFTING NORTH. BAYS CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY ROUGH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.

$$

GMZ250-255-200430-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-
938 AM CST FRI FEB 19 2010

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
NUMEROUS SHOWERS...DECREASING IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...EAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. AREAS OF FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. AREAS OF FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO UP TO 5 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN SHIFTING EAST IN THE EVENING BECOMING
NORTH 15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...EAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTH. SEAS 4 TO
6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.

$$

GMZ270-275-200430-
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-
938 AM CST FRI FEB 19 2010

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION..

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET.
NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO AROUND 5 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN SHIFTING EAST UP TO 5 KNOTS IN THE
EVENING BECOMING NORTH 15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...NORTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING...THEN SHIFTING EAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
.TUESDAY...EAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 20 TO
25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
Notice posted on Friday, February 19, 2010

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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.