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Subject:RE: CORPUS CHRISTI Daily Update
Date:Thursday, January 21, 2016
Priority:Normal
Notice:CORPUS CHRISTI SHIP CHANNEL CLOSED AT 0620 HRS 21 JANUARY DUE TO FOG


Matthew Peterson, Manager
Moran Shipping Agencies
400 Mann Street, Suite 907
Corpus Christi, Texas 78401
Phone: (361) 884 - 0903
Cell: (361) 813-1649
Fax: (361) 887-6132
crp@moranshipping.com


-----Original Message-----
From: Matthew E. Peterson
Sent: Thursday, January 21, 2016 09:33
To: Daily Updates CRP
Cc: crp
Subject: CORPUS CHRISTI Daily Update

CORPUS CHRISTI SHIP CHANNEL CLOSED DUE TO FOG AT 1215 HRS 20 JANUARY
CORPUS CHRISTI SHIP CHANNEL RE-OPENED AT 0545 HRS 21 JANUARY

Terminal drafts: All drafts in SALTWATER.

Draft information subject to change.

Please note restriction

**All deep draft vessels of 43 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 44 ft will require a tide reading of 1.8 ft above mean lower low water prior to entering Aransas Pass Channel.**

Daylight Restrictions:
All Vessels Greater than 900-00 ft
All Vessels Greater than 130,000 DWT
All Vessels greater than 250-00 ft transiting "Dead Ship"
All Vessel subject to USCG Letter of Deviation requiring Tug Escort
All Vessels with greater than26-00 ft trim, when passing under the Harbor Bridge
All Category One Tankers (LOA greater than 748-00 ft and Beam greater than 120-00 ft and Draft greater than 40.9 ft sw)

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
Public Oil Dock 15: 45-00 ft
Citgo # 1: 40-00 ft
Citgo # 3: 44-00 ft
Flint Hills Ingleside #4: 38-00 ft w/ 2 feet UKC
Flint Hills Ingleside #5: 34-00 ft w/ 2 feet UKC
Flint Hills East # 2: 30-00 ft w/ 2 feet UKC
Flint Hills East # 3: 34-00 ft w/ 2 feet UKC
Valero # 2: 45-00 ft w/ 1 foot UKC
Valero # 3: 45-00 ft w/ 1 foot UKC
Bay Dock: 36-00ft
Oxychem Ingleside: 40-00 ft

Feels Like: 63 Deg F
Winds: S 10 mph
Sunrise: 0720 hrs
Sunset: 1759 hrs

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FZUS54 KCRP 211512 AAA
CWFCRP

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
912 AM CST THU JAN 21 2016

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

SEAS ARE PROVIDED AS A RANGE OF THE AVERAGE HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 1/3 OF THE WAVES...ALONG WITH OCCASIONAL HEIGHT OF THE AVERAGE HIGHEST 10 PERCENT OF THE WAVES.

GMZ200-220415-
912 AM CST THU JAN 21 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...
A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL SWEEP ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS THIS AFTERNOON WITH VERY STRONG OFFSHORE FLOW TO GALE CONDITIONS DEVELOPING IN ITS WAKE. POOR MARINE CONDITIONS WILL PERSIST TONIGHT INTO FRIDAY WITH GRADUAL IMPROVEMENT EXPECTED FRIDAY
AFTERNOON. HIGH PRESSURE ON SATURDAY SHIFTS EASTWARD ON SUNDAY ALLOWING FOR A WEAK TO MODERATE ONSHORE FLOW TO DEVELOP...STRONGER OFFSHORE. ANOTHER COLD FRONT PUSHES THROUGH ON MONDAY GIVING WAY TO A WEAK TO MODERATE OFFSHORE FLOW WITH
ISOLATED TO SCATTERED SHOWERS POSSIBLE.

$$

GMZ235-220415-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR-
912 AM CST THU JAN 21 2016

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM CST THIS AFTERNOON...

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM CST THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AROUND 20 KNOTS EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN SHIFTING NORTHWEST LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH. AREAS OF FOG LATE IN THE MORNING. ISOLATED SHOWERS. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO ROUGH.

.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.

.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.

.SUNDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.

.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.

.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ230-220415-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
912 AM CST THU JAN 21 2016

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM CST THIS AFTERNOON...

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM CST THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AROUND 20 KNOTS EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 20 TO 25 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY TO ROUGH. AREAS OF FOG LATE IN THE MORNING.

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO ROUGH.

.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.

.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.

.SUNDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.

.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.

.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ250-255-220415-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-
912 AM CST THU JAN 21 2016

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM CST THIS AFTERNOON...

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 8 PM CST THIS EVENING...

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM CST THIS EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AROUND 20 KNOTS EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 20 TO 25 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. AREAS OF FOG LATE IN THE MORNING. ISOLATED SHOWERS. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 25 TO 30 KNOTS. GUSTS TO GALE FORCE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.

.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 25 TO 30 KNOTS DECREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS TO GALE FORCE IN THE MORNING. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.

.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET.

.SUNDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.

.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.

.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ270-275-220415-
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-
912 AM CST THU JAN 21 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CST THIS EVENING...

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM CST THIS EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHWEST EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING WEST 20 TO 25 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 25 TO 30 KNOTS. GUSTS TO GALE FORCE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET BUILDING TO 8 TO 10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 13 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 25 TO 30 KNOTS DECREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.

.SATURDAY...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET.

.SUNDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

TE

Please reply to crp@moranshipping.com

Best regards,
Matthew Peterson
Moran-Gulf Shipping Agencies
400 Mann Street, Suite 907
Corpus Christi, Texas 78401
Tel: 361-884-0903
Mobile: 361-813-1649
Fax: 361-887-6132
E-mail: crp@moranshipping.com
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