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Subject:CORPUS CHRISTI Daily Port report
Date:Friday, January 20, 2017
Priority:Normal
Notice:CORPUS CHRISTI SHIP CHANNEL CLOSED DUE TO FOG AT 1630 HRS 20 JANUARY 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...
WEAK SOUTHERLY FLOW WILL INCREASE A BIT ON SATURDAY WHILE TURNING MORE SOUTHWESTERLY. PATCHY FOG IS POSSIBLE ACROSS THE BAYS AND NEARSHORE WATERS AS FOG INLAND DRIFTS OUT OVER THE WATERS SATURDAY MORNING. MEANWHILE, A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE REGION SATURDAY NIGHT RESULTING IN GALE FORCE CONDITIONS SUNDAY. FREQUENT GUSTS TO GALE FORCE ARE EXPECTED ACROSS THE BAYS AND NEARSHORE WATERS WITH SUSTAINED GALE FORCE WINDS ACROSS THE OFFSHORE WATERS. THE POTENTIAL DOES EXIST FOR BRIEF STORM FORCE
GUSTS OVER THE OFFSHORE COASTAL WATERS SUNDAY AFTERNOON. THE VERY STRONG WINDS WILL ALSO LEAD TO LARGE CHAOTIC SEAS. CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO BEGIN IMPROVING SUNDAY NIGHT INTO 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: 66 Deg F
Winds: NE 7 mph
Sunrise: 0720 hrs
Sunset: 1757 hrs

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FZUS54 KCRP 202150
CWFCRP

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
350 PM CST FRI JAN 20 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.

GMZ200-211100-
350 PM CST FRI JAN 20 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...
WEAK SOUTHERLY FLOW WILL INCREASE A BIT ON SATURDAY WHILE TURNING MORE SOUTHWESTERLY. PATCHY FOG IS POSSIBLE ACROSS THE BAYS AND NEARSHORE WATERS AS FOG INLAND DRIFTS OUT OVER THE WATERS SATURDAY MORNING. MEANWHILE, A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE REGION SATURDAY NIGHT RESULTING IN GALE FORCE CONDITIONS SUNDAY. FREQUENT GUSTS TO GALE FORCE ARE EXPECTED ACROSS THE BAYS AND NEARSHORE WATERS WITH SUSTAINED GALE FORCE WINDS ACROSS THE OFFSHORE WATERS. THE POTENTIAL DOES EXIST FOR BRIEF STORM FORCE
GUSTS OVER THE OFFSHORE COASTAL WATERS SUNDAY AFTERNOON. THE VERY STRONG WINDS WILL ALSO LEAD TO LARGE CHAOTIC SEAS. CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO BEGIN IMPROVING SUNDAY NIGHT INTO MONDAY.

$$

GMZ235-211100-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR-
350 PM CST FRI JAN 20 2017

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING...

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND UP TO 5 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. PATCHY FOG.

.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.

.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 25 TO 30 KNOTS. BAYS ROUGH TO OCCASIONALLY VERY ROUGH.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY TO ROUGH.

.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH.

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

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

.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY.

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

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

$$

GMZ230-211100-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
350 PM CST FRI JAN 20 2017

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND UP TO 5 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH. PATCHY FOG.

.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.

.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 25 TO 30 KNOTS. BAYS ROUGH TO OCCASIONALLY VERY ROUGH.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.

.MONDAY...WEST WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH.

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

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

.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY.

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

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

$$

GMZ255-211100-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 20 NM-
350 PM CST FRI JAN 20 2017

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING...

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND UP TO 5 KNOTS INCREASING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE IN THE NIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 20 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING WEST IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET SUBSIDING TO 0 TO 1 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.

.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 0 TO 2 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.TUESDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.

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

$$

GMZ250-211100-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
350 PM CST FRI JAN 20 2017

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND UP TO 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 20 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.

.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

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

.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.

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

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

$$

GMZ270-275-211100-
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-
350 PM CST FRI JAN 20 2017

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.

.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 25 TO 30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 30 TO 35 KNOTS DECREASING TO 25 TO 30 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 10 TO 12 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 15 FEET.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 25 TO 30 KNOTS DECREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET.

.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.

.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

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

.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTH IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GH/TJ

Matthew Peterson, Manager
Moran Shipping Agencies, Inc.
400 Mann Street, Suite 907
Corpus Christi, TX  78401
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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.