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Subject:CORPUS CHRISTI Daily Update
Date:Friday, March 18, 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
1530 CORPUS CHRISTI SHIP CHANNEL OPENED
2320 CORPUS CHRISTI SHIP CHANNEL CLOSED

18 MARCH 2016

0945 CORPUS CHRISTI SHIP CHANNEL OPENED

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: SE 8 mph
Sunrise: 0733 hrs
Sunset: 1938 hrs

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FZUS54 KCRP 180852
CWFCRP

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
352 AM CDT FRI MAR 18 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.

GMZ200-182145-
352 AM CDT FRI MAR 18 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...
AREAS OF FOG EARLY THIS MORNING MAINLY OVER THE BAYS AND NEARSHORE COASTAL WATERS. GENERALLY WEAK ONSHORE FLOW TODAY THROUGH EARLY TONIGHT. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE WATERS LATE TONIGHT THROUGH EARLY SATURDAY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED MAINLY TONIGHT IN ADVANCE OF THE FRONT. SOME STORMS MAY BECOME SEVERE. STRONG OFFSHORE FLOW WILL DEVELOP SATURDAY IN RESPONSE TO THE FRONT PASSAGE. MODERATE TO STRONG NORTHEAST WIND SUNDAY WILL GRADUALLY DECREASE IN STRENGTH SUNDAY AFTERNOON. EASTERLY FLOW WILL RETURN MONDAY...STRENGTHENING AND VEERING FURTHER SOUTH TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT.

$$

GMZ235-182145-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR-
352 AM CDT FRI MAR 18 2016

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

.TONIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE SEVERE IN THE EVENING.

.SATURDAY...NORTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY TO ROUGH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.

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

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

.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.

.TUESDAY...SOUTH WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO CHOPPY.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY.

$$

GMZ230-182145-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
352 AM CDT FRI MAR 18 2016

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

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE SEVERE IN THE EVENING.

.SATURDAY...NORTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY TO ROUGH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.

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

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

.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.

.TUESDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY.

$$

GMZ250-255-182145-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 20 NM-
352 AM CDT FRI MAR 18 2016

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. AREAS OF FOG IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE SEVERE IN THE EVENING.

.SATURDAY...NORTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.

.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. 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 AROUND 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 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.

.TUESDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET.

$$

GMZ270-275-182145-
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-
352 AM CDT FRI MAR 18 2016

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 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 BECOMING NORTH 15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE SEVERE IN THE EVENING.

.SATURDAY...NORTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET BUILDING TO 7 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

.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 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.

.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST 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 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.

.TUESDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET.

$$

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Matthew Peterson
Moran-Gulf Shipping Agencies
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Corpus Christi, Texas 78401
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