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 Daily Port Update

Subject:Corpus Christi Update
Date:Tuesday, February 21, 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.

CLOSURE : CORPUS CHRISTI SHIP CHANNEL CLOSED AT 0630hrs DUE TO FOG 2/21/12

Current conditions as of 7:50 AM CST
Mostly Cloudy
Feels Like:62 °F
Barometer:30.12 in and risin
gHumidity:96 %
Visibility:4 mi
Dewpoint:61 °F
Wind:E 5 mph
Sunrise:7:01 AM
Sunset:6:23 PM


COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
330 AM CST TUE FEB 21 2012

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

GMZ200-212230-
330 AM CST TUE FEB 21 2012

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...
A WEAK FRONTAL BOUNDARY TO OUR NORTH WILL CONTINUE TO CAUSE LIGHT
ONSHORE WINDS ACROSS OUR REGION TODAY. THE MOIST AIR MASS ACROSS OUR
REGION WILL AID IN PATCHY FOG DEVELOP THROUGH EARLY THIS MORNING.
WINDS WILL SHIFT SOUTHEAST TONIGHT...WITH PATCHY FOG POSSIBLE
AGAIN EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION
THROUGH WEDNESDAY. A GENERALLY MODERATE ONSHORE FLOW WILL
CONTINUE THROUGH THURSDAY...AS A STRONG UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE
APPROACHES TEXAS. AS THIS TROUGH PASSES BY FRIDAY...THERE IS A
CHANCE FOR SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THURSDAY AND THURSDAY
NIGHT...BEFORE A COLD FRONT MOVES INTO THE WATERS ON FRIDAY AND
BRINGS MUCH DRIER AIR. A STRONG OFFSHORE FLOW WILL IMPACT THE
WATERS IN THE WAKE OF THE FRONT FRIDAY. OFFSHORE FLOW WILL WEAKEN
FRIDAY NIGHT AS THE HIGH PRESSURE RIDGE SETTLES INTO THE NORTHERN
GULF OF MEXICO...WITH WINDS BECOMING ONSHORE BY SATURDAY.

$$

GMZ235-212230-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR-
330 AM CST TUE FEB 21 2012

.TODAY...EAST WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND 10 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH. PATCHY SEA FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SPRINKLES AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND UP TO 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS SHIFTING WEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO ROUGH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.

$$

GMZ230-212230-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
330 AM CST TUE FEB 21 2012

.TODAY...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. PATCHY SEA FOG
IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SPRINKLES AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...
THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO ROUGH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.

$$

GMZ250-255-212230-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-
330 AM CST TUE FEB 21 2012

.TODAY...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. PATCHY SEA FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS SHIFTING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WIND 25 TO 30 KNOTS DECREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...EAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
6 FEET.

$$

GMZ270-275-212230-
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-
330 AM CST TUE FEB 21 2012

.TODAY...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WIND 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET BUILDING TO
7 TO 9 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY...EAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO
6 FEET.

Notice posted on Tuesday, February 21, 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.