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Subject:CORPUS CHRISTI Daily Port Report
Date:Friday, February 16, 2018
Priority:Normal
Notice:CORPUS CHRISTI SHIP CHANNEL REMAINS CLOSED 16 FEBRUARY 2018


CORPUS CHRISTI SHIP CHANNEL CLOSED DUE TO FOG AT 1715 HRS 15 FEBRUARY
CORPUS CHRISTI SHIP CHANNEL OPENED FOR ALL TRAFFIC AT 1645 HRS 15 FEBRUARY
CORPUS CHRISTI SHIP CHANNEL RE-OPENED FOR OUTBOUND TRAFFIC AT 1125 HRS 15 FEBRUARY
CORPUS CHRISTI SHIP CHANNEL CLOSED DUE FOG 1615 HRS 14 FEB


.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...
Patchy to areas of fog will continue over the Middle Texas Coastal Waters over tonight into Saturday. Dense fog may be possible at times with visibility a mile or less. A cold front will stall across South Texas tonight into Saturday, likely not moving completely through the region. As a result, a generally weak
southeast to easterly flow will persist through Saturday night. Low chances of showers will exist with the front nearby tonight into Saturday. Onshore flow continues Sunday into Monday, strengthening to moderate levels Monday into Tuesday. Another cold front will approach the area on Wednesday, but may not push all the way through the coastal waters. Chances for showers and thunderstorms will begin increasing Tuesday going into the mid week.

Please note restrictions

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)


Feels Like: 70 degrees F
Winds: E 10 mph
Sunrise: 7:06 am
Sunset: 18:21 pm

FZUS54 KCRP 162132
CWFCRP

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Corpus Christi TX
332 PM CST Fri Feb 16 2018

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.

GMZ200-171045-
332 PM CST Fri Feb 16 2018

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...
Patchy to areas of fog will continue over the Middle Texas Coastal Waters over tonight into Saturday. Dense fog may be possible at times with visibility a mile or less. A cold front will stall across South Texas tonight into Saturday, likely not moving completely through the region. As a result, a generally weak
southeast to easterly flow will persist through Saturday night. Low chances of showers will exist with the front nearby tonight into Saturday. Onshore flow continues Sunday into Monday, strengthening to moderate levels Monday into Tuesday. Another cold front will approach the area on Wednesday, but may not push all the way through the coastal waters. Chances for showers and thunderstorms will begin increasing Tuesday going into the mid week.

$$

GMZ235-171045-
Bays and Waterways from Port Aransas to Port O'Connor-
332 PM CST Fri Feb 16 2018

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM CST THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...Southeast wind 5 to 10 knots. Bays smooth. Areas of fog in the evening. Areas of fog after midnight. A slight chance of showers. Visibility 1 NM or less in the evening.

.SATURDAY...Southeast wind 5 to 10 knots. Bays smooth. Areas of fog in the morning. A chance of showers.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...East wind 5 to 10 knots. Bays smooth. Areas of fog. A slight chance of showers.

.SUNDAY...Southeast wind 5 to 10 knots. Bays smooth. A slight chance of showers.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Bays slightly choppy to occasionally choppy.

.MONDAY...South wind 15 to 20 knots. Bays choppy. A slight chance of showers.

.MONDAY NIGHT...South wind 15 to 20 knots. Bays choppy. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

.TUESDAY...South wind 15 to 20 knots. Bays choppy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Bays slightly choppy to occasionally choppy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

.WEDNESDAY...Southeast wind 5 to 10 knots shifting northeast in the afternoon. Bays smooth to slightly choppy. Showers and thunderstorms likely.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North wind 5 to 10 knots. Bays smooth to slightly choppy. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ230-171045-
Bays and Waterways from Baffin Bay to Port Aransas-
332 PM CST Fri Feb 16 2018

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM CST THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...Southeast wind 5 to 10 knots. Bays smooth. Areas of fog in the evening. Areas of fog after midnight. A slight chance of showers. Visibility 1 NM or less in the evening.

.SATURDAY...Southeast wind 5 to 10 knots. Bays smooth. Areas of fog in the morning. A slight chance of showers.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...East wind 5 to 10 knots. Bays smooth. Areas of fog. A slight chance of showers.

.SUNDAY...Southeast wind 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon. Bays slightly choppy to occasionally choppy. A chance of showers.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast wind around 15 knots. Bays slightly choppy to choppy.

.MONDAY...South wind 15 to 20 knots. Bays choppy. A slight chance of showers.

.MONDAY NIGHT...South wind 15 to 20 knots. Bays choppy.

.TUESDAY...South wind 15 to 20 knots. Bays choppy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Bays slightly choppy to occasionally choppy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

.WEDNESDAY...Southeast wind around 10 knots shifting east in the afternoon. Bays smooth. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North wind 5 to 10 knots. Bays smooth to slightly choppy. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ255-171045-
Coastal waters from Port Aransas to Matagorda Ship Channel out 20 NM-
332 PM CST Fri Feb 16 2018

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM CST THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...Southeast wind 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Areas of fog in the evening. Areas of fog after midnight. A slight chance of showers. Visibility 1 NM or less in the evening.

.SATURDAY...South wind 5 to 10 knots shifting southeast in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Areas of fog. A slight chance of showers.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast wind 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Areas of fog. A slight chance of showers.

.SUNDAY...Southeast wind 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas up to 5 feet. A slight chance of showers.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast 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.

.MONDAY...South wind around 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas up to 6 feet. A slight chance of showers.

.MONDAY NIGHT...South wind 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet.

.TUESDAY...Southeast wind 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas up to 6 feet. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

.WEDNESDAY...Southeast wind 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas up to 6 feet. Showers and thunderstorms likely.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North wind 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet with occasional seas up to 5 feet. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ250-171045-
Coastal waters from Baffin Bay to Port Aransas out 20 NM-
332 PM CST Fri Feb 16 2018

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM CST THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...Southeast wind 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Areas of fog in the evening. Areas of fog after midnight. A slight chance of showers. Visibility 1 NM or less in the evening.

.SATURDAY...Southeast wind 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Areas of fog. A slight chance of showers.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast wind 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Areas of fog. A slight chance of showers.

.SUNDAY...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas up to 5 feet. A slight chance of showers.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast wind 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas up to 6 feet.

.MONDAY...South wind 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet with occasional seas up to 6 feet. A slight chance of showers.

.MONDAY NIGHT...South wind 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet.

.TUESDAY...South wind 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas up to 6 feet. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

.WEDNESDAY...Southeast wind around 10 knots shifting east in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas up to 6 feet. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North wind 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas up to 6 feet. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ270-275-171045-
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-
332 PM CST Fri Feb 16 2018

.TONIGHT...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet with occasional seas up to 5 feet. Patchy fog. A slight chance of showers.

.SATURDAY...South wind 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to 10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 feet. A slight chance of showers.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast wind 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots after midnight. Seas 3 feet. A slight chance of showers.

.SUNDAY...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet with occasional seas up to 5 feet. A slight chance of showers.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast wind 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet with occasional seas up to 6 feet.

.MONDAY...South wind 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet with occasional seas up to 6 feet.

.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast wind 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet.

.TUESDAY...Southeast wind 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 5 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

.WEDNESDAY...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet with occasional seas up to 6 feet. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast wind 5 to 10 knots shifting east after midnight. Seas 4 to 5 feet with occasional seas up to 6 feet. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.

$$

Best regards,

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