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 Daily Port Update

Subject:Corpus Christi Update
Date:Friday, March 02, 2012
Priority:Normal
Notice:CHRISTI SHIP CHANNEL CLOSED DUE TO FOG 3/01/2012
CORPUS CHRISTI SHIP CHANNEL CLOSED DUE TO FOG 3/02/12


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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 DUE TO FOG 3/01/12
CORPUS CHRISTI SHIP CHANNEL CLOSED DUE TO FOG 3/02/12


Current conditions as of 7:50 AM CST
Partly Cloudy
Feels Like:72 °F
Barometer:29.69 in and rising
Humidity:93 %
Visibility:7 mi
Dewpoint:67 °F
Wind:SSE 10 mph
Sunrise:6:52 AM
Sunset:6:30 PM


COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
343 AM CST FRI MAR 2 2012

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

GMZ200-022230-
343 AM CST FRI MAR 2 2012

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...AREAS OF DENSE
SEA FOG WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE NEARSHORE WATERS AND INTO THE
BAYS NORTH OF PORT ARANSAS THIS MORNING. A MODERATE ONSHORE FLOW
CONTINUE INTO THIS EVENING AND THEN WEAKEN WITH THE APPROACH OF
A COLD FRONT. THE COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE AREA BEFORE
DAYBREAK SATURDAY MORNING. STRONG TO VERY STRONG OFFSHORE WINDS
WILL DEVELOP IN WAKE OF THE FRONTAL PASSAGE SATURDAY WITH GUSTS
NEAR GALE FORCE POSSIBLE SATURDAY ACROSS THE GULF WATERS. MARINE
CONDITIONS WILL SLOWLY IMPROVE SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH EARLY NEXT
WEEK AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS INTO THE AREA. A MODERATE TO STRONG
ONSHORE FLOW WILL THEN OCCUR THROUGH MID WEEK WITH ELEVATED SEAS
LIKELY.

$$

GMZ235-022230-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR-
343 AM CST FRI MAR 2 2012

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CST THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. AREAS
OF DENSE SEA FOG IN THE MORNING REDUCING VISIBILITY TO LESS THAN
1 MILE.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING TO NORTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO CHOPPY. AREAS OF
SEA FOG. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY TO ROUGH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY.

$$

GMZ230-022230-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
343 AM CST FRI MAR 2 2012

.TODAY...SOUTH WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO CHOPPY. AREAS OF
SEA FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTH AROUND 15
KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY. PATCHY SEA FOG IN THE EVENING...THEN AREAS OF FOG AND SEA
FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY TO ROUGH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.
.SUNDAY...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY...EAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. 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 INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY.

$$

GMZ250-255-022230-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-
343 AM CST FRI MAR 2 2012

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CST THIS MORNING...

.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...THEN PATCHY SEA FOG IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHEAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. AREAS OF SEA FOG. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WIND 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO GALE FORCE
DECREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS BUILDING TO 5
TO 7 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET.

$$

GMZ270-275-022230-
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-
343 AM CST FRI MAR 2 2012

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TODAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET. PATCHY SEA FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHEAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. PATCHY SEA FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WIND 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO GALE FORCE
DECREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS BUILDING TO 7
TO 9 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET SUBSIDING TO 4 TO
6 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO
8 FEET.

Notice posted on Friday, March 02, 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.