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Subject:CORPUS CHRISTI Daily Update
Date:Thursday, March 17, 2016
Priority:Normal
Notice:CORPUS CHRISTI SHIP CHANNEL HAD THE FOLLOWING CLOSURES DUE TO HEAVY FOG IN THE AREA

15 MARCH 2016

2230 CORPUS CHRISTI SHIP CHANNEL CLOSED

16 MARCH 2016

0800 CORPUS CHRISTI SHIP CHANNEL OPENED
1345 CORPUS CHRISTI SHIP CHANNEL CLOSED
1645 CORPUS CHRISTI SHIP CHANNEL OPENED

17 MARCH 2016

0115 CORPUS CHRISTI SHIP CHANNEL CLOSED


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: 70 Deg F
Winds: E 6 mph
Sunrise: 0734 hrs
Sunset: 1938 hrs

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FZUS54 KCRP 170916
CWFCRP

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
416 AM CDT THU MAR 17 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.

GMZ200-172200-
416 AM CDT THU MAR 17 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...A WEAK SOUTHEAST FLOW WILL PREVAIL TODAY THROUGH FRIDAY ALONG WITH LOW SEAS. A DENSE FOG ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT THROUGH THE MORNING FOR THE LOCAL AREA BAYS AND NEARSHORE WATERS. ISOLATED TO SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE TODAY THROUGH FRIDAY. PATCHY FOG WILL DEVELOP ONCE AGAIN TONIGHT INTO FRIDAY MORNING. SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS THUNDERSTORMS WILL MOVE THROUGH THE WATERS FRIDAY NIGHT AHEAD OF A COLD FRONT. SOME STORMS COULD BE STRONG FRIDAY NIGHT. THE COLD FRONT WILL SWEEP THROUGH THE WATERS EARLY SATURDAY MORNING WITH STRONG NORTHERLY WINDS EXPECTED SATURDAY INTO SUNDAY. OFFSHORE FLOW WILL BECOME WEAK TO MODERATE ON SUNDAY NIGHT BEFORE TURNING MORE ONSHORE MONDAY.

$$

GMZ235-172200-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR-
416 AM CDT THU MAR 17 2016

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM CDT THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND 10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH. AREAS OF DENSE FOG IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.

.SATURDAY...NORTH WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.

.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.

.MONDAY...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH.

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

$$

GMZ230-172200-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
416 AM CDT THU MAR 17 2016

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM CDT THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH. AREAS OF DENSE FOG IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST 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. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.

.SATURDAY...NORTH WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.

.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.

.MONDAY...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH.

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

$$

GMZ250-255-172200-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 20 NM-
416 AM CDT THU MAR 17 2016

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM CDT THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. AREAS OF DENSE FOG IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.

.SATURDAY...NORTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET.

.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.

.MONDAY...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.

$$

GMZ270-275-172200-
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-
416 AM CDT THU MAR 17 2016

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.SATURDAY...NORTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET.

.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.MONDAY...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.

.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.

$$

LK/TMT

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