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Subject:CORPUS CHRISTI Daily Port Report
Date:Thursday, April 12, 2018
Priority:Normal
Attachments:
20180323102127814.pdf    
Notice:
Please see the attached dock closure of Oil Dock 8.  The date and time of closure is from Monday, April 16, 2018 from 0700 hours through Tuesday, April 17, 2018 at 1900 hours.

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...
A strong onshore flow is expected tonight across the coastal waters as an area of low pressure deepens over the central high plains. The strong onshore flow will continue through Friday. The flow will weaken briefly Friday night as a cold front approaches.  Scattered showers and thunderstorms will be possible late Friday night with the cold front. The cold front will move across the Waters Saturday. Precipitation will diminish Saturday afternoon.  Strong offshore flow will develop after frontal passage with gusts to gale force possible over the Coastal Waters. The offshore flow will decrease to moderate levels Sunday, then become weak to moderate onshore Sunday night and Monday as surface high pressure enters the Western Gulf of Mexico. Onshore flow will increase Tuesday and Tuesday night as surface low pressure deepens over the Southern Plains.

Feels Like: 76 degrees F
Winds ESE 22 mph
Sunrise: 7:08 am
Sunset: 19:53 pm

FZUS54 KCRP 122031
CWFCRP

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Corpus Christi TX
331 PM CDT Thu Apr 12 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.
 
GMZ200-130915-
331 PM CDT Thu Apr 12 2018

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...
A strong onshore flow is expected tonight across the coastal waters as an area of low pressure deepens over the central high plains. The strong onshore flow will continue through Friday. The flow will weaken briefly Friday night as a cold front approaches.  Scattered showers and thunderstorms will be possible late Friday night with the cold front. The cold front will move across the Waters Saturday. Precipitation will diminish Saturday afternoon.  Strong offshore flow will develop after frontal passage with gusts to gale force possible over the Coastal Waters. The offshore flow will decrease to moderate levels Sunday, then become weak to moderate onshore Sunday night and Monday as surface high pressure enters the Western Gulf of Mexico. Onshore flow will increase Tuesday and Tuesday night as surface low pressure deepens over the Southern Plains.

$$

GMZ235-130915-
Bays and Waterways from Port Aransas to Port O'Connor-
331 PM CDT Thu Apr 12 2018

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TONIGHT...South wind 15 to 20 knots. Bays choppy.

.FRIDAY...South wind 15 to 20 knots. Bays choppy. A slight chance of showers. A slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...South wind 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to 15 knots after midnight. Bays choppy. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.

.SATURDAY...North wind 15 to 20 knots. Bays choppy to occasionally rough. A slight chance of thunderstorms in the morning. A slight chance of showers.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...North wind 10 to 15 knots. Bays slightly choppy to occasionally choppy.

.SUNDAY...North wind 10 to 15 knots. Bays slightly choppy to occasionally choppy.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast wind 5 to 10 knots. Bays smooth to slightly choppy.

.MONDAY...East wind around 10 knots. Bays slightly choppy.

.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast wind around 10 knots. Bays slightly choppy.

.TUESDAY...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots becoming south 15 to 20 knots in the afternoon. Bays choppy.

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

$$

GMZ230-130915-
Bays and Waterways from Baffin Bay to Port Aransas-
331 PM CDT Thu Apr 12 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...Southeast wind 20 to 25 knots becoming south around 20 knots after midnight. Bays choppy to occasionally rough.

.FRIDAY...South wind around 20 knots. Bays choppy to occasionally rough. A slight chance of showers in the morning.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...South wind 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest 10 to 15 knots after midnight. Bays choppy. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.

.SATURDAY...North wind 15 to 20 knots. Bays choppy to occasionally rough. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then a slight chance of showers in the afternoon.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...North wind 10 to 15 knots. Bays slightly choppy to occasionally choppy.

.SUNDAY...North wind 10 to 15 knots. Bays slightly choppy to occasionally choppy.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...East wind 5 to 10 knots. Bays smooth.

.MONDAY...East wind 10 to 15 knots. Bays slightly choppy to occasionally choppy.

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

.TUESDAY...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots in the afternoon. Bays choppy.

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

$$

GMZ255-130915-
Coastal waters from Port Aransas to Matagorda Ship Channel out 20 NM-
331 PM CDT Thu Apr 12 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM CDT THIS EVENING
THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...South wind increasing to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas up to 9 feet.

.FRIDAY...South wind around 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas up to 9 feet. A slight chance of showers. A slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...South wind 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest 10 to 15 knots after midnight. Seas 5 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.

.SATURDAY...North wind 20 to 25 knots decreasing to 15 to 20 knots in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then a slight chance of showers in the afternoon.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...North wind 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to 15 knots after midnight. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet.

.SUNDAY...North wind 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas up to 5 feet.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...North wind 10 to 15 knots shifting northeast after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

.MONDAY...East wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

.TUESDAY...Southeast wind 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas up to 5 feet.

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

$$

GMZ250-130915-
Coastal waters from Baffin Bay to Port Aransas out 20 NM-
331 PM CDT Thu Apr 12 2018

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

.TONIGHT...Southeast wind 20 to 25 knots becoming south after midnight. Seas 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas up to 9 feet.

.FRIDAY...South 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.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...South wind 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest 10 to 15 knots after midnight. Seas 5 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet. A chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.

.SATURDAY...North wind 20 to 25 knots decreasing to 15 to 20 knots in the afternoon. Seas 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas up to 9 feet. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then a slight chance of showers in the afternoon.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...North wind 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas up to 9 feet.

.SUNDAY...North wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas up to 5 feet.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast wind around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

.MONDAY...East wind around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

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

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

$$

GMZ270-275-130915-
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-
331 PM CDT Thu Apr 12 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM CDT THIS EVENING
THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...Southeast wind increasing to around 20 knots this evening and becoming south 20 to 25 knots after midnight. Seas 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas up to 9 feet building to 7 to 8 feet with occasional seas up to 10 feet after midnight.

.FRIDAY...South wind 20 to 25 knots. Seas 7 to 8 feet with occasional seas up to 10 feet. A slight chance of showers in the morning.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...South wind 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to 15 knots after midnight. Seas 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas up to 9 feet. A chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.

.SATURDAY...North wind 20 to 25 knots. Seas 5 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet building to 6 to 8 feet with occasional seas up to 10 feet in the afternoon. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...North wind 20 to 25 knots decreasing to 15 to 20 knots after midnight. Seas 6 to 8 feet with occasional seas up to 10 feet.

.SUNDAY...North wind 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...North wind 10 to 15 knots shifting northeast after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas up to 5 feet.

.MONDAY...East wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas up to 5 feet.

.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

.TUESDAY...South wind 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas up to 6 feet.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...South wind around 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet building to 6 to 7 feet with occasional seas up to 9 feet after midnight.

$$

89/87

Best regards,

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