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Subject:CORPUS CHRISTI Daily Port report
Date:Thursday, December 29, 2016
Priority:Normal
Notice:SHIP CHANNEL CLOSURES DECEMBER 2016:

29 DECEMBER 2016

1045 CORPUS CHRISTI SHIP CHANNEL OPENED FOR INBOUND TRAFFIC

28 DECEMBER 2016

1155 CORPUS CHRISTI SHIP CHANNEL RE-OPENED FOR OUTBOUND TRAFFIC
1345 CORPUS CHRISTI SHIP CHANNEL CLOSED DUE TO FOG

27 DECEMBER 2016

CLOSED DUE TO FOG

26 DECEMBER 2016

0955 CORPUS CHRISTI SHIP CHANNEL RE-OPENED
1900 CORPUS CHRISTI SHIP CHANNEL CLOSED DUE TO FOG

25 DECEMBER 2016

0800 CORPUS CHRISTI SHIP CHANNEL RE-OPENED
2250 CORPUS CHRISTI SHIP CHANNEL CLOSED DUE TO FOG

24 DECEMBER 2016

1100 CORPUS CHRISTI SHIP CHANNEL RE-OPENED
1915 CORPUS CHRISTI SHIP CHANNEL CLOSED DUE TO FOG

23 DECEMBER 2016

1345 CORPUS CHRISTI SHIP CHANNEL RE-OPENED
1810 CORPUS CHRISTI SHIP CHANNEL CLOSED DUE TO FOG

22 DECEMBER 2016

0540 CORPUS CHRISTI SHIP CHANNEL CLOSED DUE TO FOG
1230 CORPUS CHRISTI SHIP CHANNEL RE-OPENED
1755 CORPUS CHRISTI SHIP CHANNEL CLOSED DUE TO FOG

19 DECEMBER 2016

0700 CORPUS CHRISTI SHIP CHANNEL RE-OPENED

18 DECEMBER 2016

1130 CORPUS CHRISTI SHIP CHANNEL RE-OPENED
2000 CORPUS CHRISTI SHIPO CHANNEL CLOSED DUE TO HEAVY SEAS

17 DECEMBER 2016

0700 CORPUS CHRISTI SHIP CHANNEL RE-OPENED
0820 CORPUS CHRISTI SHIP CHANNEL CLOSED DUE TO FOG
1200 CORPUS CHRISTI SHIP CHANNEL RE-OPENED
2010 CORPUS CHRISTI SHIP CHANNEL CLOSED DUE TO FOG

16 DECEMBER 2016

0320 CORPUS CHRISTI SHIP CHANNEL CLOSED DUE TO FOG
0900 CORPUS CHRISTI SHIP CHANNEL RE-OPENED
1545 CORPUS CHRISTI SHIP CHANNEL CLOSED DUE TO FOG

14 DECEMBER 2016

0145 CORPUS CHRISTI SHIP CHANNEL RE-OPENED

13 DECEMBER 2016

1100 CORPUS CHRISTI SHIP CHANNEL RE-OPENED
1600 CORPUS CHRISTI SHIP CHANNEL CLOSED DUE TO FOG

12 DECEMBER 2016

0029 CORPUS CHRISTI SHIP CHANNEL CLOSED DUE TO FOG
1345 CORPUS CHRISTI SHIP CHANNEL RE-OPENED
1754 CORPUS CHRISTI SHIP CHANNEL CLOSED DUE TOFOG

11 DECEMBER 2016

0355 CORPUS CHRISTI SHIP CHANNEL CLOSED DUE TO FOG
0745 CORPUS CHRSITI SHIP CHANNEL RE-OPENED


.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...
A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE COASTAL WATERS THIS MORNING. GUSTY NORTH WINDS AND BUILDING SEAS WILL RESULT. GALE CONDITIONS WILL OCCUR THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING ACROSS THE OPEN GULF WATERS. OFFSHORE FLOW AND SEAS WILL SLOWLY SUBSIDE TONIGHT. ONSHORE FLOW WILL DEVELOP ON FRIDAY AS HIGH PRESSURE QUICKLY MOVES EAST. A WEAK TO MODERATE ONSHORE FLOW IS THEN EXPECTED TO PREVAIL THROUGH THE WEEKEND. ISOLATED TO SCATTERED SHOWERS WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE THIS WEEKEND...ESPECIALLY ON SATURDAY. A WEAK COLD FRONT IS EXPECTED TO MOVE ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS MONDAY.

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: 70 Deg F
Winds: NE 20 mph
Sunrise: 0718 hrs
Sunset: 1741 hrs

000
FZUS54 KCRP 291522
CWFCRP

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
922 AM CST THU DEC 29 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.

GMZ200-300345-
922 AM CST THU DEC 29 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...
A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE COASTAL WATERS THIS MORNING. GUSTY NORTH WINDS AND BUILDING SEAS WILL RESULT. GALE CONDITIONS WILL OCCUR THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING ACROSS THE OPEN GULF WATERS. OFFSHORE FLOW AND SEAS WILL SLOWLY SUBSIDE TONIGHT. ONSHORE FLOW WILL DEVELOP ON FRIDAY AS HIGH PRESSURE QUICKLY MOVES EAST. A WEAK TO MODERATE ONSHORE FLOW IS THEN EXPECTED TO PREVAIL THROUGH THE WEEKEND. ISOLATED TO SCATTERED SHOWERS WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE THIS WEEKEND...ESPECIALLY ON SATURDAY. A WEAK COLD FRONT IS EXPECTED TO MOVE ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS MONDAY.

$$

GMZ235-300345-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR-
922 AM CST THU DEC 29 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WIND 20 TO 25 BECOMING NORTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY TO ROUGH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THIS MORNING.

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO ROUGH.

.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.SATURDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.

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

.SUNDAY...SOUTH WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

.MONDAY...WEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ230-300345-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
922 AM CST THU DEC 29 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO ROUGH. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING.

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY TO ROUGH.

.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SPRINKLES IN THE AFTERNOON.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.SATURDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.

.SUNDAY...SOUTH WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

.MONDAY...WEST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTH IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.

.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ255-300345-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 20 NM-
922 AM CST THU DEC 29 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 6 PM CST THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM CST THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WIND INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS THIS MORNING...THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO GALE FORCE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO 7 TO 9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11
FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THIS MORNING.

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 25 KNOTS...SLOWLY DIMINISHING TO AROUND 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET.

.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.SATURDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

.SUNDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

$$

GMZ250-300345-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
922 AM CST THU DEC 29 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 6 PM CST THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM CST THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WIND INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS THIS MORNING...THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO GALE FORCE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO 7 TO 9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. AREAS OF FOG AND SHOWERS LIKELY THIS MORNING.

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 25 KNOTS...SLOWLY DIMINISHING TO AROUND 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 13 FEET.

.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.SATURDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.

.SUNDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

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

.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

$$

GMZ270-275-300345-
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-
922 AM CST THU DEC 29 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON CST TODAY THROUGH THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH 20 TO 25 KNOTS THIS MORNING...THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH FREQUENT GUSTS TO GALE FORCE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO 9 TO 11 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 14 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS LIKELY THIS MORNING.

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO GALE FORCE THIS EVENING...DECREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 15 FEET SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 13 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.SATURDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

.SUNDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.

.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.

$$

MB


Matthew Peterson, Manager
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
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Disclaimer
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.