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Corpus Christi Update02/29/2012 Normal
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 Daily Port Update

Subject:Corpus Christi Update
Date:Wednesday, February 29, 2012
Priority:Normal
Notice:CORPUS CHRISTI SHIP CHANNEL CLOSED DUE TO FOG AT 1200 HRS 27 FEBRUARY
CORPUS CHRISTI SHIP CHANNEL CLOSED DUE TO FOG AT THIS TIME 2/28/12
CORPUS CHRISTI SHIP CHANNEL CLOSED DUE TO FOG AT THIS TIME 2/29/12
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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
CORPUS CHRISTI SHIP CHANNEL OPEN 2/25/12
CORPUS CHRISTI SHIP CHANNEL OPEN 2/26/12
CORPUS CHRISTI SHIP CHANNEL OPEN 2/27/12
CORPUS CHRISTI SHIP CHANNEL CLOSED DUE TO FOG AT 1200hrs 2/27/12
CORPUS CHRISTI SHIP CHANNEL CLOSED DUE TO FOG 2/28/12
CORPUS CHRISTI SHIP CHANNEL CLOSED DUE TO FOG 2/29/12

Current conditions as of 7:50 AM CST
Fog
Feels Like:72 °F
Barometer:29.96 in and rising
Humidity:93 %
Visibility:1.25 mi
Dewpoint:67 °F
Wind:SSE 9 mph
Sunrise:6:52 AM
Sunset:6:30 PM

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
751 AM CST WED FEB 29 2012

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

GMZ200-010230-
751 AM CST WED FEB 29 2012

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...AREAS OF DENSE
SEA FOG WILL CONTINUE OVER THE BAYS AND NEARSHORE WATERS THIS
MORNING AS WARM ONSHORE FLOW MOVES OVER THE COOLER NEARSHORE
WATERS. A MODERATE TO STRONG SOUTH TO SOUTHEAST WIND WILL DIMINISH
TODAY AS A WEAK FRONTAL BOUNDARY MOVES INTO SOUTH TEXAS. SEA FOG
WILL DEVELOP AGAIN TONIGHT. A WEAK TO MODERATE ONSHORE FLOW WILL
PERSIST THURSDAY INTO FRIDAY AHEAD OF THE NEXT FRONTAL PASSAGE.
LINGERING MOISTURE ACROSS THE REGION WILL ALLOW FOR SEA FOG TO
DEVELOP AND A SLIGHT CHANCE FOR SHOWERS THURSDAY NIGHT AND AGAIN
FRIDAY NIGHT. STRONG OFFSHORE WINDS WILL THEN DEVELOP IN WAKE OF
THE FRONTAL PASSAGE SATURDAY. STRONG NORTH WINDS WILL LESSEN
SATURDAY NIGHT BEFORE SHIFTING OUT OF THE EAST ON SUNDAY.

$$

GMZ235-010230-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR-
751 AM CST WED FEB 29 2012

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. AREAS OF DENSE SEA FOG IN THE MORNING
REDUCING VISIBILITY TO LESS THAN 1 MILE. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH. PATCHY SEA
FOG IN THE EVENING...THEN AREAS OF SEA FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. PATCHY SEA FOG IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY. PATCHY SEA FOG.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN IN THE
MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY TO ROUGH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ230-010230-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
751 AM CST WED FEB 29 2012

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN
THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO CHOPPY. AREAS OF SEA FOG
IN THE MORNING REDUCING VISIBILITY TO LESS THAN 1 MILE.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. PATCHY SEA FOG.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY. PATCHY SEA FOG IN THE
MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY. PATCHY SEA FOG.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN IN THE
MORNING.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY TO ROUGH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ255-010230-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-
751 AM CST WED FEB 29 2012

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
AREAS OF DENSE SEA FOG IN THE MORNING REDUCING VISIBILITY TO
LESS THAN 1 MILE. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
AREAS OF SEA FOG.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. AREAS
OF SEA FOG IN THE MORNING.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
PATCHY SEA FOG.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN IN THE MORNING.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

$$

GMZ250-010230-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
751 AM CST WED FEB 29 2012

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. AREAS OF DENSE SEA FOG IN THE
MORNING REDUCING VISIBILITY TO LESS THAN 1 MILE.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
AREAS OF SEA FOG.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. PATCHY SEA FOG IN
THE MORNING.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
PATCHY SEA FOG.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN IN THE MORNING.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.

$$

GMZ270-275-010230-
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-
751 AM CST WED FEB 29 2012

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION THIS MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO AROUND
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET. PATCHY SEA FOG IN
THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET.
PATCHY SEA FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET.
PATCHY SEA FOG.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN IN THE MORNING.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET BUILDING
TO 7 TO 9 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.

Notice posted on Wednesday, February 29, 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.