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Subject:CORPUS CHRISTI Daily Port report
Date:Monday, December 19, 2016
Priority:Normal
Notice:.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...
A MODERATE TO STRONG NORTH FLOW WILL CONTINUE TODAY AS HIGH PRESSURE CONTINUES TO BUILD INTO THE REGION. WINDS AND SEAS ARE EXPECTED TO DIMINISH TONIGHT TO MODERATE LEVELS. IMPROVEMENT IN MARINE CONDITIONS WILL OCCUR TUESDAY AS THE HIGH PRESSURE RIDGE
SETTLES ALONG THE COAST. WEAK ONSHORE FLOW WILL RETURN ON WEDNESDAY BEFORE ANOTHER STRONG COLD FRONT MOVES OFF THE COAST WEDNESDAY NIGHT INTO THURSDAY MORNING...BRINGING MODERATE TO STRONG OFFSHORE FLOW ONCE AGAIN. ISOLATED TO SCATTERED SHOWERS
WILL BE POSSIBLE AHEAD AND ALONG THE FRONT. WINDS WILL GRADUALLY DIMINISH THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT AND BECOME EAST ON FRIDAY.

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 Oxy Ingleside Energy Center # 2: 45-00 ft Oxy Ingleside Energy Center # 4: 45-00 ft Oxy Ingleside Energy Center # 5: 40-00 ft

Feels Like: 38 Deg F
Winds: N 13 mph
Sunrise: 0713 hrs
Sunset: 1736 hrs

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FZUS54 KCRP 191802
CWFCRP

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
1202 PM CST MON DEC 19 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.

GMZ200-200715-
1202 PM CST MON DEC 19 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...
A MODERATE TO STRONG NORTH FLOW WILL CONTINUE TODAY AS HIGH PRESSURE CONTINUES TO BUILD INTO THE REGION. WINDS AND SEAS ARE EXPECTED TO DIMINISH TONIGHT TO MODERATE LEVELS. IMPROVEMENT IN MARINE CONDITIONS WILL OCCUR TUESDAY AS THE HIGH PRESSURE RIDGE
SETTLES ALONG THE COAST. WEAK ONSHORE FLOW WILL RETURN ON WEDNESDAY BEFORE ANOTHER STRONG COLD FRONT MOVES OFF THE COAST WEDNESDAY NIGHT INTO THURSDAY MORNING...BRINGING MODERATE TO STRONG OFFSHORE FLOW ONCE AGAIN. ISOLATED TO SCATTERED SHOWERS
WILL BE POSSIBLE AHEAD AND ALONG THE FRONT. WINDS WILL GRADUALLY DIMINISH THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT AND BECOME EAST ON FRIDAY.

$$

GMZ235-200715-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR-
1202 PM CST MON DEC 19 2016

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.

.TONIGHT...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.

.TUESDAY...NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.

.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WIND UP TO 5 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND UP TO 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.

.THURSDAY...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.

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

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

.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ230-200715-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
1202 PM CST MON DEC 19 2016

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WIND NEAR 15 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY.

.TONIGHT...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.

.TUESDAY...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.

.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WIND UP TO 5 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND UP TO 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.

.THURSDAY...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.

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

.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ250-255-200715-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 20 NM-
1202 PM CST MON DEC 19 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.

.TONIGHT...NORTH WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.

.TUESDAY...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST UP TO 5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND UP TO 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.

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

.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.

.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.

$$

GMZ270-275-200715-
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-
1202 PM CST MON DEC 19 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET.

.TONIGHT...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.

.TUESDAY...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.

.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND UP TO 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.

.THURSDAY...NORTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET BUILDING TO 7 TO 9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. 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 AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST 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 SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.

$$


Best regards,
Matthew Peterson
Moran Shipping Agencies, Inc.
400 Mann Street, Suite 907
Corpus Christi, TX  78401
Tel: 361-884-0903  Fax: 361-887-6132  Mbl: 361-813-1649 crp@moranshipping.com   www.moranshipping.com

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Notice posted on Monday, December 19, 2016

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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.