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Subject:CORPUS CHRISTI Daily Port report
Date:Tuesday, January 03, 2017
Priority:Normal
Notice:
3 JANUARY 2017

0930 CORPUS CHRISTI SHIP CHANNEL OPENED
0020 CORPUS CHRISTI SHIP CHANNEL CLOSED DUE TO FOG

2 JANUARY 2017

1115 CORPUS CHRISTI SHIP CHANNEL OPENED

1 JANUARY 2017

2230 CORPUS CHRISTI SHIP CHANNEL CLOSED DUE TO FOG


.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...
LIGHT WEST TO NORTHWEST WIND CAN BE EXPECTED TODAY. WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO STRENGTHEN TO MODERATE TO OCCASIONALLY STRONG LEVELS OUT OF THE NORTH TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY BEHIND THE PASSAGE OF A WEAK COLD FRONT. WINDS WILL BRIEFLY TRANSITION TO A LIGHT EASTERLY FLOW ON THURSDAY BEFORE ANOTHER COLD FRONT MOVES THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT INTO EARLY FRIDAY MORNING. MODERATE TO STRONG NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS WILL DEVELOP BEHIND THIS FRONT ON FRIDAY...BECOMING LIGHT TO MODERATE ON SATURDAY. PATCHY LIGHT RAIN
AND ISOLATED TO SCATTERED SHOWERS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP THURSDAY THROUGH SATURDAY.

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: 62 Deg F
Winds: Calm
Sunrise: 0719 hrs
Sunset: 1744 hrs

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FZUS54 KCRP 031500
CWFCRP

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
900 AM CST TUE JAN 3 2017

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.

GMZ200-040315-
900 AM CST TUE JAN 3 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...
LIGHT WEST TO NORTHWEST WIND CAN BE EXPECTED TODAY. WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO STRENGTHEN TO MODERATE TO OCCASIONALLY STRONG LEVELS OUT OF THE NORTH TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY BEHIND THE PASSAGE OF A WEAK COLD FRONT. WINDS WILL BRIEFLY TRANSITION TO A LIGHT EASTERLY FLOW ON THURSDAY BEFORE ANOTHER COLD FRONT MOVES THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT INTO EARLY FRIDAY MORNING. MODERATE TO STRONG NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS WILL DEVELOP BEHIND THIS FRONT ON FRIDAY...BECOMING LIGHT TO MODERATE ON SATURDAY. PATCHY LIGHT RAIN
AND ISOLATED TO SCATTERED SHOWERS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP THURSDAY THROUGH SATURDAY.

$$

GMZ235-040315-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR-
900 AM CST TUE JAN 3 2017

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.

.TONIGHT...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.

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

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.

.THURSDAY...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

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

$$

GMZ230-040315-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
900 AM CST TUE JAN 3 2017

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.

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

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.

.THURSDAY...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

.FRIDAY...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

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

$$

GMZ250-255-040315-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 20 NM-
900 AM CST TUE JAN 3 2017

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.

.TONIGHT...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.

.THURSDAY...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

.SATURDAY...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.

$$

GMZ270-275-040315-
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-
900 AM CST TUE JAN 3 2017

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.

.TONIGHT...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.

.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.

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

.THURSDAY...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND AROUND 20 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 AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

.SATURDAY...NORTH WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 13 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET.

$$
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 crp@moranshipping.com   www.moranshipping.com

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Notice posted on Tuesday, January 03, 2017

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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.