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SubjectDatePriority
Update05/28/2010 Normal
Update05/27/2010 Normal
Update05/26/2010 Normal
Update05/25/2010 Normal
Update - Wind Advisory05/24/2010 Normal
Update05/21/2010 Normal
Update05/20/2010 Normal
Update 05/19/2010 Normal
Update - Severe Thunderstorms05/18/2010 Normal
Update05/17/2010 Normal
Update - Wind Advisory05/13/2010 Normal
Update - Wind Advisory05/12/2010 Normal
Update - Wind Advisory05/11/2010 Normal
Update - Wind Advisory05/10/2010 Normal
Update05/07/2010 Normal
Update05/06/2010 Normal
Update05/05/2010 Normal
Update05/04/2010 Normal
Update05/03/2010 Normal

 Daily Port Update

Subject:Update
Date:Thursday, May 06, 2010
Priority:Normal
Notice:Air Draft: Corpus Christi: 138 feet 00 inches - Harbor
Bridge
Deep Draft: Corpus Christi: 45 feet 00 inches

** Please make note that effective April 1, 2010 current Fireboat Fee,
$275.00 for ships & $35.00 for barges, will be replaced by new Harbor
Safety Fee, $2,032.00 for ships & $230.00 for barges. **

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: SSE 7 mph

Weather Alerts:

Closures: CLOSING OF OIL DOCK 7

On THURSDAY, May 6, 2010 at 0700 hours
through 1800 hours.
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Current conditions as of 7:51 AM CDT

Partly Cloudy
Feels Like:74 °F
Barometer:29.88 in and steady
Humidity:96 %
Visibility:6 mi
Dewpoint:70 °F
Wind:SSE 7 mph
Sunrise:6:46 AM
Sunset:8:06 PM

Today: Plenty of sunshine. High 88F. Winds SSE at 15 to 25 mph.

Tonight: Partly cloudy. Low 76F. Winds SSE at 15 to 25 mph.

Tomorrow: Mostly cloudy skies early, then partly cloudy in the afternoon.
Hot. High 91F. Winds SSE at 15 to 25 mph.

Tomorrow night: Mainly clear early, then a few clouds later on. Low 76F.
Winds SE at 10 to 20 mph.

Saturday: Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 80s and lows in the mid 70s.

Sunday: Mix of sun and clouds. Highs in the mid 80s and lows in the mid
70s.

Monday: Windy with times of sun and clouds. Highs in the upper 80s and
lows in the mid 70s.
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
418 AM CDT THU MAY 6 2010

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

GMZ200-062200-
418 AM CDT THU MAY 6 2010

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...
MODERATE TO OCCASIONALLY STRONG ONSHORE FLOW WILL OCCUR TODAY AS
SURFACE LOW PRESSURE DEEPENS NEAR THE TEXAS PANHANDLE. ONSHORE
FLOW WILL DECREASE SLIGHTLY FRIDAY AS A COLD FRONT APPROACHES
CENTRAL TEXAS. WINDS WILL INCREASE BY SUNDAY AS LOW PRESSURE
DEEPENS OVER WEST TEXAS.

$$

GMZ235-062200-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR-
418 AM CDT THU MAY 6 2010

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TODAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.

$$

GMZ230-062200-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
418 AM CDT THU MAY 6 2010

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM CDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...SOUTH WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 20 TO 25
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 25 TO
30 KNOTS. BAYS ROUGH.

$$

GMZ255-062200-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-
418 AM CDT THU MAY 6 2010

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20
KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET.

$$

GMZ250-062200-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
418 AM CDT THU MAY 6 2010

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM CDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO 25
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET.

$$

GMZ270-275-062200-
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-
418 AM CDT THU MAY 6 2010

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET.
Notice posted on Thursday, May 06, 2010

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.