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 Daily Port Update

Subject:Corpus Christi Update
Date:Tuesday, February 14, 2012
Priority:Normal
Notice:The Houston office of Moran Shipping Agencies is moving Thursday Evening
Feb. 9th.

Effective Feb 10, 2012 our new physical/mailing address will be:

Moran-Gulf Shipping Agencies
16651 Ronan Road
Houston, TX 77060

All phone/fax numbers will remain the same.

We anticipate that communications for both phone and email service will
be “iffy” on Friday morning. Should you have difficulty contacting us on
Friday, please make note of mobile phone numbers below. Agents will be
able to read emails on smartphones. We ask for your patience during our
move.
=================================================================

Air Draft: Corpus Christi: 138 feet 00 inches - HarborBridge
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.



CLOSURES: CORPUS CHRISTI SHIP CHANNEL CLOSED AT 0400hrs DUE TO FOG 2/14/12
CORPUS CHRISTI SHIP CHANNEL RE-OPENED AT 0830 hrs 02/14/12


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: 40-00 ft
Citgo # 3: 45-00 ft
Citgo # 8: 30-06 ft
Flint Hills Ingleside: 39-00 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
Oxychem Ingleside: 40-00 ft

Current conditions as of 6:50 AM CST
Cloudy
Feels Like:56 °F
Barometer:29.94 in and rising
Humidity:93 %
Visibility:5 mi
Dewpoint:54 °F
Wind:E 7 mph
Sunrise:7:07 AM
Sunset:6:19 PM

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
338 AM CST TUE FEB 14 2012

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

GMZ200-142245-
338 AM CST TUE FEB 14 2012

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...
LIGHT SOUTHEAST WINDS ARE EXPECTED THIS MORNING...INCREASING TO
MODERATE LEVELS THROUGH THE AFTERNOON. THERE WILL BE A CHANCE FOR
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS...AND PATCHY SEA FOG ON WEDNESDAY AHEAD
OF A COLD FRONT ADVANCING TOWARD THE AREA. MODERATE NORTHEAST FLOW
WILL DEVELOP THURSDAY AFTER THE FRONT MOVES OFFSHORE. A NORTHEAST
TO NORTH FLOW WILL PERSIST FRIDAY AS A COASTAL TROUGH DEVELOPS.
SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS SHOWERS ARE EXPECTED FRIDAY THROUGH EARLY
SATURDAY IN ASSOCIATION WITH THE COASTAL TROUGH AND APPROACHING
UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE WATERS
EARLY SATURDAY AND RESULT IN STRONG OFFSHORE FLOW.

$$

GMZ235-142245-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR-
338 AM CST TUE FEB 14 2012

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH. AREAS OF FOG
IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY SEA FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. PATCHY SEA FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY ROUGH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.

$$

GMZ230-142245-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
338 AM CST TUE FEB 14 2012

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH. AREAS OF FOG
IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. PATCHY SEA FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH. PATCHY SEA
FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH TO
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY ROUGH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.

$$

GMZ250-255-142245-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-
338 AM CST TUE FEB 14 2012

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. AREAS OF DENSE FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY SEA FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. PATCHY
SEA FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHEAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.

$$

GMZ270-275-142245-
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-
338 AM CST TUE FEB 14 2012

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. PATCHY SEA FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET. PATCHY
SEA FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO
6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...EAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET. SHOWERS
LIKELY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET.
SHOWERS LIKELY AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...WEST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET BUILDING TO 7 TO 9 FEET IN THE
AFTERNOON. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET.

Notice posted on Tuesday, February 14, 2012

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.