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Corpus Christi Update02/29/2012 Normal
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 Daily Port Update

Subject:Corpus Christi Update
Date:Friday, February 24, 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
CORPUS CHRISTI SHIP CHANNEL CLOSED AT 1700hrs DUE TO FOG 2/21/12
CORPUS CHRISTI SHIP CHANNEL REOPENED AT 0300hrs 2/22/12
CORPUS CHRISTI SHIP CHANNEL CLOSED AT 0750hrs DUE TO FOG 2/22/12
CORPUS CHRISTI SHIP CHANNEL REOPENED AT 1330hrs 2/22/12
CORPUS CHRISTI SHIP CHANNEL CLOSED AT 1900hrs DUE TO FOG 2/22/12
CORPUS CHRISTI SHIP CHANNEL REOPENED AT 1130hrs 2/23/12
CORPUS CHRISTI SHIP CHANNEL CLOSED AT 1830hrs DUE TO FOG 2/23/12
CORPUS CHRISTI SHIP CHANNEL REOPENED AT 0630hrs 2/24/12

Current conditions as of 7:50 AM CST
Partly Cloudy/Windy
Feels Like:58 °F
Barometer:29.95 in and rising
Humidity:41 %Visibility:10 mi
Dewpoint:34 °F
Wind:NNE 33 mph
Sunrise:6:58 AM
Sunset:6:25 PM


COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
333 AM CST FRI FEB 24 2012

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

GMZ200-242245-
333 AM CST FRI FEB 24 2012

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...
A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE WATERS EARLY THIS MORNING.
ISOLATED SHOWERS OR THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED ALONG THE FRONT.
DENSE FOG WILL DISSIPATE DURING AND AFTER FRONTAL PASSAGE. GALE
FORCE WINDS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS THIS MORNING
AND AFTERNOON. WIND WILL STEADILY DECREASE LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
SATURDAY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE
EXPECTED SATURDAY AS AN UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE MOVES ACROSS THE
REGION. THE UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE MOVES EAST SATURDAY
NIGHT...ENDING THE CHANCES FOR PRECIPITATION. SWELLS WILL REMAIN
HIGH THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT BEFORE DIMINISHING ON MONDAY AND
TUESDAY. ONSHORE FLOW RESUMES SUNDAY NIGHT AND CONTINUES THROUGH
TUESDAY...WITH HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE SOUTHEAST UNITED STATES AND
LOW PRESSURE OVER THE GREAT PLAINS. SUFFICIENT MOISTURE AND A WEAK
UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE MAY BE SUFFICIENT TO PROVIDE A SLIGHT
CHANCE FOR SHOWERS TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT.

$$

GMZ235-242245-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR-
333 AM CST FRI FEB 24 2012

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NORTH WIND 25 TO 30 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS.
BAYS ROUGH TO OCCASIONALLY VERY ROUGH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ230-242245-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
333 AM CST FRI FEB 24 2012

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NORTH WIND 25 TO 30 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS.
BAYS ROUGH TO OCCASIONALLY VERY ROUGH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. SHOWERS
LIKELY IN THE MORNING. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO
AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ250-255-242245-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-
333 AM CST FRI FEB 24 2012

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST EARLY THIS
MORNING...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NORTH WIND 30 TO 35 KNOTS DECREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET. SHOWERS
LIKELY IN THE MORNING. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ270-275-242245-
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-
333 AM CST FRI FEB 24 2012

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST EARLY THIS
MORNING...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NORTH WIND 30 TO 35 KNOTS DECREASING TO 25 TO 30 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET BUILDING TO 8 TO 10 FEET IN
THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 25 TO 30 KNOTS DECREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY IN
THE MORNING. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET.
.MONDAY...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

Notice posted on Friday, February 24, 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.