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Corpus Christi Update03/28/2012 Normal
Corpus Christi Update03/27/2012 Normal
Corpus Christi Update03/26/2012 Normal
Corpus Christi Update03/23/2012 Normal
Corpus Christi Updates03/21/2012 Normal
Corpus Christi Update 03/20/2012 Normal
Corpus Christi Update03/16/2012 Normal
Corpus Christi Update03/15/2012 Normal
Corpus Christi Update03/14/2012 Normal
Corpus Christi Update03/13/2012 Normal
Corpus Christi Update03/12/2012 Normal
Corpus Christi Update 03/09/2012 Normal
Corpus Christi Update03/08/2012 Normal
Corpus Christi Update03/07/2012 Normal
Corpus Christi Update03/06/2012 Normal
Corpus Christi Update03/05/2012 Normal
Corpus Christi Update03/02/2012 Normal
Corpus Christi Update03/01/2012 Normal

 Daily Port Update

Subject:Corpus Christi Update
Date:Thursday, March 15, 2012
Priority:Normal
Notice: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 2130hrs DUE TO FOG 3/12/12
CORPUS CHRISTI SHIP CHANNEL CLOSED DUE TO FOG 3/13/12
CORPUS CHRISTI SHIP CHANNEL IS OPEN 3/14/12 Verified at 0800hrs
CORPUS CHRISTI SHIP CHANNEL IS OPEN 3/15/12 Verified at 0800hrs

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 CDT
Cloudy
Feels Like:74 °F
Barometer:30.08 in and rising
Humidity:91 %
Visibility:9 mi
Dewpoint:69 °F
Wind:SSE 14 mph
Sunrise:7:37 AM
Sunset:7:38 PM

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
400 AM CDT THU MAR 15 2012

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

GMZ200-152215-
400 AM CDT THU MAR 15 2012

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...
A MODERATE TO OCCASIONALLY STRONG ONSHORE FLOW WILL PERSIST
THROUGH THE WEEKEND DUE TO PERSISTENT LOW PRESSURE EAST OF THE
ROCKIES. THE ONSHORE FLOW WILL STRENGTHEN EVEN FURTHER BY MONDAY
AS A STRONG UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE EMERGES FROM THE ROCKIES.
RAIN CHANCES WILL INCREASE BY LATE MONDAY AS A RESULT.

$$

GMZ235-152215-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR-
400 AM CDT THU MAR 15 2012

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST 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.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

$$

GMZ230-152215-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
400 AM CDT THU MAR 15 2012

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY ROUGH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.

$$

GMZ250-255-152215-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-
400 AM CDT THU MAR 15 2012

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...
THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

$$

GMZ270-275-152215-
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-
400 AM CDT THU MAR 15 2012

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 7 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...
THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

Notice posted on Thursday, March 15, 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.