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Corpus Christi Update03/28/2012 Normal
Corpus Christi Update03/27/2012 Normal
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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
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Corpus Christi Update03/13/2012 Normal
Corpus Christi Update03/12/2012 Normal
Corpus Christi Update 03/09/2012 Normal
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Corpus Christi Update03/06/2012 Normal
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 Daily Port Update

Subject:Corpus Christi Update
Date:Friday, March 16, 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 One way outbound starting at 0900
hrs 16 March for Rig Movement Rowan XL

Current conditions as of 7:50 AM CDT
Cloudy
Feels Like:76 °F
Barometer:30.08 in and risin
gHumidity:87 %
Visibility:10 mi
Dewpoint:69 °F
Wind:SE 16 mph
Sunrise:7:35 AM
Sunset:7:38 PM

Tonight: Overcast. Humid. Low 71F. Winds SE at 10 to 20 mph.

Tomorrow: Considerable cloudiness. Humid. High 79F. Winds SE at 20 to 30
mph.

Tomorrow night: Partly cloudy during the evening followed by cloudy skies
overnight. Areas of patchy fog developing. Low 72F. Winds SE at 15 to 25
mph.

Sunday: Considerable cloudiness. Humid. High 79F. Winds SE at 20 to 30
mph.

FZUS54 KCRP 160923
CWFCRP

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
423 AM CDT FRI MAR 16 2012

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

GMZ200-162215-
423 AM CDT FRI MAR 16 2012

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...
A MODERATE TO OCCASIONALLY STRONG ONSHORE FLOW WILL PERSIST
TODAY THROUGH THE WEEKEND DUE TO PERSISTENT LOW PRESSURE EAST
OF THE ROCKIES. CHANCES OF PRECIPITATION WILL BE LOW THROUGH THE
WEEKEND AS WELL. THE ONSHORE FLOW WILL BECOME STRONG MONDAY AS A
STRONG UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE EMERGES FROM THE SOUTHERN ROCKIES.
SHOWER AND THUNDERSTORM CHANCES WILL INCREASE AS THE UPPER SYSTEM
APPROACHES...ESPECIALLY ON TUESDAY AS A COLD FRONT ALSO MOVES INTO
THE GULF WATERS. MODERATE NORTHERLY FLOW IS EXPECTED BEHIND THE
FRONT BY TUESDAY NIGHT.

$$

GMZ235-162215-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR-
423 AM CDT FRI MAR 16 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.
.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 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY. 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.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ230-162215-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
423 AM CDT FRI MAR 16 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.
.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 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.
.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 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ250-255-162215-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-
423 AM CDT FRI MAR 16 2012

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...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 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 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.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ270-275-162215-
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-
423 AM CDT FRI MAR 16 2012

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 8 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.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 8 TO 9 FEET SUBSIDING TO 6 TO
8 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

PZ/GW
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Notice posted on Friday, March 16, 2012

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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.