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Subject:CORPUS CHRISTI Daily Port report
Date:Thursday, September 22, 2016
Priority:Normal
Attachments:
Draft Reduction MSC 20160921 2.pdf    
Notice:

ON SEPTEMBER 21, 2016, MATAGORDA BAY PILOTS REDUCED THE MAX DRAFT AT POINT COMFORT, TEXAS FROM 34-00 FT SW TO 33-00 FT SW (PLEASE FIND ATTACHED)


**PORT OF CALHOUN COUNTY (POINT COMFORT) - NOTICE TO ALL PORT USERS - THERE WILL BE A MAINTENANCE PIER OUTAGE STARTING SEPTEMBER 19, 2016 @ 0600 HRS THROUGH SEPTEMBER 23, 2016 @ 1800 HRS.  DAYS ONLY**

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
Nustar # 16: 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
Buckeye # 1: 41-00 ft
Oxychem Ingleside: 40-00 ft

Feels Like: 79 Deg F
Winds: CALM
Sunrise: 0716 hrs
Sunset: 1925 hrs

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FZUS54 KCRP 220922
CWFCRP

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
422 AM CDT THU SEP 22 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.

GMZ200-222245-
422 AM CDT THU SEP 22 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...
GENERALLY LIGHT TO MODERATE ONSHORE FLOW EXPECTED TODAY AS A SURFACE TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE MOVES WESTWARD ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS THEN ONSHORE. THE COMBINATION OF THE TROUGH AND ASSOCIATED GREATER MOISTURE WILL CONTRIBUTE TO SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS TODAY. COPIOUS MOISTURE WILL CONTRIBUTE TO ADDITIONAL ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS TONIGHT AND FRIDAY.  STRONGER SOUTHEAST FLOW IS EXPECTED THIS WEEKEND WITH AN INCREASE IN SHOWER AND THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY. UNSETTLED WEATHER WILL
CONTINUE INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK AS A POSSIBLE FRONT APPROACHES THE REGION..

$$

GMZ235-222245-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR-
422 AM CDT THU SEP 22 2016

.TODAY...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. 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. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.FRIDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY.  SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.

.MONDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ230-222245-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
422 AM CDT THU SEP 22 2016

.TODAY...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. 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. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.FRIDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY.  ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.SATURDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY.  SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.

.MONDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ255-222245-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-
422 AM CDT THU SEP 22 2016

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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

.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.  SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.

.MONDAY...SOUTH WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.  SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ250-222245-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
422 AM CDT THU SEP 22 2016

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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

.FRIDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.

.MONDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ275-222245-
WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
422 AM CDT THU SEP 22 2016

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ270-222245-
WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
422 AM CDT THU SEP 22 2016

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING... THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET.  SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

.MONDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

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