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Subject:Corpus Christi Update
Date:Friday, April 13, 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:

Current conditions as of 7:50 AM CDT
Mostly Cloudy
Feels Like:78 °F
Barometer:29.92 in and rising
Humidity:82 %
Visibility:10 mi
Dewpoint:69 °F
Wind:SSE 12 mph
Sunrise:7:05 AMSunset:7:53 PM

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
401 AM CDT FRI APR 13 2012

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

GMZ200-132145-
401 AM CDT FRI APR 13 2012

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...STRONG ONSHORE
FLOW WILL DEVELOP TODAY INCREASING TO VERY STRONG TONIGHT AND
CONTINUING THROUGH THE WEEKEND AS LOW PRESSURE DEEPENS OVER THE
HIGH PLAINS. SEAS WILL BUILD TO 9 TO 12 FEET BY SUNDAY AS A
RESULT. CHANCES FOR THUNDERSTORMS WILL INCREASE SUNDAY NIGHT INTO
MONDAY NIGHT AS A POTENT UPPER LEVEL STORM SYSTEM MOVES THROUGH
TEXAS. WINDS WILL SHIFT AROUND TO THE NORTHEAST BY MONDAY NIGHT
AS A COLD FRONT MOVES OFF THE COAST. RAIN CHANCES WILL DIMINISH
BY TUESDAY MORNING AS DRIER MOVES INTO THE REGION.

$$

GMZ235-132145-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR-
401 AM CDT FRI APR 13 2012

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM CDT THIS MORNING
THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING...

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

$$

GMZ230-132145-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
401 AM CDT FRI APR 13 2012

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM CDT THIS MORNING
THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY ROUGH. ISOLATED SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 25 TO
30 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS ROUGH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE MORNING.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY ROUGH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY ROUGH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO NORTHEAST 10
TO 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY ROUGH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.

$$

GMZ250-255-132145-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-
401 AM CDT FRI APR 13 2012

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO NEAR GALE
FORCE. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET.
ISOLATED SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 8 TO
10 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 25 TO 30 KNOTS DECREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 8 TO 10 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.

$$

GMZ270-275-132145-
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-
401 AM CDT FRI APR 13 2012

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 7 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO NEAR GALE
FORCE. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO
25 TO 30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FEET BUILDING TO
10 TO 11 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 25 TO 30 KNOTS DECREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 10 TO 12 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 8 TO 10 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.

Notice posted on Friday, April 13, 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.