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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 20, 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 10 mph

Weather Alerts:

Closures: CLOSING OF OIL DOCK 7

On THURSDAY, May 20, 2010 at 0700 hours through FRIDAY, May 21, 2010 at
1900 hours.

Current conditions as of 7:51 AM CDT

Mostly Cloudy
Feels Like:84 °F
Barometer:29.8 in and steady
Humidity:88 %
Visibility:10 mi
Dewpoint:75 °F
Wind:SSE 10 mph
Sunrise:6:38 AM
Sunset:8:15 PM

Today: A mix of clouds and sun. High 89F. Winds SSE at 15 to 25 mph.

Tonight: Partly cloudy skies. Low 77F. Winds SE at 10 to 20 mph.

Tomorrow: Some clouds in the morning will give way to mainly sunny skies
for the afternoon. High 88F. Winds SE at 10 to 20 mph.

Tomorrow night: Mainly clear skies. Low 78F. Winds SE at 10 to 20 mph.

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

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

Monday: 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
414 AM CDT THU MAY 20 2010

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

GMZ200-202230-
414 AM CDT THU MAY 20 2010

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...LOW PRESSURE
DEVELOPING ACROSS THE PLAINS WILL LEAD TO STRONGER ONSHORE WINDS
OVER THE WEEKEND WITH MARGINAL SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS
POSSIBLE. OTHERWISE...A GENERALLY MODERATE ONSHORE FLOW WILL
PERSIST LATE THIS WEEK AND AGAIN EARLY NEXT WEEK AS HIGH PRESSURE
PERSISTS ACROSS NORTHERN GULF COAST.

$$

GMZ235-202230-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR-
414 AM CDT THU MAY 20 2010

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TODAY...SOUTH WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ230-202230-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
414 AM CDT THU MAY 20 2010

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TODAY...SOUTH WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ250-255-202230-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-
414 AM CDT THU MAY 20 2010

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ270-275-202230-
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-
414 AM CDT THU MAY 20 2010

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET.


Notice posted on Thursday, May 20, 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.