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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 27, 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: SSW 3 mph

Weather Alerts:

Closures: CLOSING OF OIL DOCK 4

On FRIDAY, May 28, 2010 at 0700 hours through SATURDAY, May 29, 2010 at
1800 hours.

Current conditions as of 7:58 AM CDT

Partly Cloudy
Feels Like:75 °F
Barometer:29.99 in and steady
Humidity:100 %
Visibility:3 mi
Dewpoint:72 °F
Wind:SSW 3 mph
Sunrise:6:35 AM
Sunset:8:18 PM

Today: Plentiful sunshine. High 91F. Winds E at 5 to 10 mph.

Tonight: Generally clear. Low 73F. Winds SSW at 5 to 10 mph.

Tomorrow: Sunshine. Hot. High 93F. Winds SSW at 5 to 10 mph.

Tomorrow night: A mostly clear sky. Low 74F. Winds SSW at 5 to 10 mph.

Saturday: Sunshine. Highs in the low 90s and lows in the mid 70s.

Sunday: Partly cloudy. Highs in the low 90s and lows in the mid 70s.

Monday: Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 80s and lows in the upper 70s.
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
418 AM CDT THU MAY 27 2010

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

GMZ200-272130-
418 AM CDT THU MAY 27 2010

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...
LIGHT AND VARIABLE WIND THIS MORNING FOLLOWED BY WEAK TO MODERATE
ONSHORE FLOW DURING THE AFTERNOON. A WEAK LAND BREEZE WILL
DEVELOP EACH MORNING FRIDAY AND SATURDAY...WITH A WEAK SEA BREEZE
EACH AFTERNOON. ONSHORE FLOW WILL STRENGTHEN SLIGHTLY MONDAY.

$$

GMZ235-272130-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR-
418 AM CDT THU MAY 27 2010

.TODAY...NORTH WIND UP TO 5 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHEAST LATE IN THE
MORNING...THEN BECOMING EAST EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON SHIFTING
SOUTHEAST LATE. BAYS SMOOTH.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY...WEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO 15
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH BECOMING SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN
THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.

$$

GMZ230-272130-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
418 AM CDT THU MAY 27 2010

.TODAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WIND BECOMING EAST UP TO 5 KNOTS LATE
IN THE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE
AFTERNOON BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY...WEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY BECOMING SMOOTH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10
TO 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH BECOMING SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.

$$

GMZ250-255-272130-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-
418 AM CDT THU MAY 27 2010

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WIND UP TO 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST EARLY IN THE
AFTERNOON...THEN SHIFTING SOUTHEAST LATE. SEAS 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

$$

GMZ270-275-272130-
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 27 2010

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WIND UP TO 5 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST AROUND
5 KNOTS LATE. SEAS 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
Notice posted on Thursday, May 27, 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.