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Subject:CORPUS CHRISTI Daily Port Report
Date:Wednesday, April 17, 2019
Priority:Normal
Notice:Brownsville Ship channel draft: 39-00 ft sw

Corpus Christi Ship channel draft: 45-00 ft sw

Point Comfort Ship channel draft: 33-00 ft sw


Feels Like: 81 degrees F
Winds SE 23 mph
Sunrise: 07:06 am
Sunset: 20:02 pm

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Corpus Christi TX
400 PM CDT Wed Apr 17 2019

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.

GMZ200-180945-
400 PM CDT Wed Apr 17 2019

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...
Moderate onshore flow will continue today as low pressure develops over the Texas Panhandle. Winds will strengthen a bit with Small Craft Advisory conditions over the Gulf waters tonight. A cold front will move through the area late tonight, with light to moderate offshore flow developing on Thursday.
Showers and thunderstorms will be possible tonight with the cold front. Northwest winds and building seas will likely result in Small Craft Advisory conditions Thursday evening into early Friday. Winds and seas will continue to subside on Friday. However, onshore flow will resume on Saturday as surface high
pressure moves east of the region. Borderline Small Craft Advisory conditions will be possible beginning Saturday night and will continue periodically through the early part of next week

$$

GMZ235-180945-
Bays and Waterways from Port Aransas to Port O'Connor-
400 PM CDT Wed Apr 17 2019

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TONIGHT...Southeast wind 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to 15 knots late in the night. Bays choppy. A slight chance of showers in the evening, then showers and thunderstorms likely after midnight.

.THURSDAY...Northwest wind 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots in the afternoon. Bays choppy to occasionally rough. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northwest wind 20 to 25 knots decreasing to 15 to 20 knots after midnight. Bays choppy to rough.

.FRIDAY...Northwest wind 10 to 15 knots. Bays slightly choppy to occasionally choppy.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northeast wind 5 to 10 knots shifting east after midnight. Bays smooth.

.SATURDAY...Southeast wind 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon. Bays slightly choppy to occasionally choppy.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast wind 15 to 20 knots. Bays choppy.

.SUNDAY...Southeast wind 15 to 20 knots. Bays choppy.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast wind 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to 15 knots after midnight. Bays choppy.

.MONDAY...Southeast 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. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ255-180945-
Coastal waters from Port Aransas to Matagorda Ship Channel out 20 NM-
400 PM CDT Wed Apr 17 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM CDT THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...Southeast wind increasing to 20 knots shifting southwest late in the night. Seas 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas up to 9 feet. Showers and thunderstorms likely after midnight.

.THURSDAY...Northwest wind 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...North wind 20 to 25 knots. Seas 5 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet.

.FRIDAY...Northwest wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas up to 5 feet.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...North wind 5 to 10 knots shifting east after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

.SATURDAY...Southeast wind 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

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

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

.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast wind around 15 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet.

.MONDAY...Southeast wind around 15 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet.

.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast wind around 15 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas up to 9 feet. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ250-180945-
Coastal waters from Baffin Bay to Port Aransas out 20 NM-
400 PM CDT Wed Apr 17 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM CDT THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...Southeast wind 15 to 20 knots shifting southwest late in the night. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet building to 6 to 8 feet with occasional seas up to 10 feet after midnight. A chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.

.THURSDAY...Northwest wind 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots in the afternoon. Seas 5 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northwest wind 20 to 25 knots becoming north 15 to 20 knots after midnight. Seas 5 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet.

.FRIDAY...Northwest wind 10 to 15 knots becoming north 5 to 10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas up to 5 feet.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...East wind around 5 knots shifting southeast after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

.SATURDAY...Southeast wind around 10 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas up to 5 feet.

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

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

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

.MONDAY...Southeast wind around 15 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet.

.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast wind around 15 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas up to 9 feet. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ270-275-180945-
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-
400 PM CDT Wed Apr 17 2019

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

.TONIGHT...Southeast wind 15 to 20 knots increasing to 20 to 25 knots in the late evening and early morning, then shifting southwest late in the night. Seas 7 to 9 feet with occasional seas up to 11 feet. A chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.

.THURSDAY...Northwest wind 15 to 20 knots. Seas 6 to 8 feet with occasional seas up to 10 feet subsiding to 5 to 6 feet in the afternoon. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...North wind 25 to 30 knots. Seas 6 to 8 feet with occasional seas up to 10 feet.

.FRIDAY...Northwest wind 15 to 20 knots becoming north 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...North wind 5 to 10 knots shifting east after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas up to 5 feet.

.SATURDAY...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.

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

.SUNDAY...Southeast wind 15 to 20 knots. Seas 6 to 7 feet with occasional seas up to 9 feet.

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

.MONDAY...Southeast wind 15 to 20 knots. Seas 6 to 7 feet with occasional seas up to 9 feet.

.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast wind around 15 knots. Seas 6 to 7 feet with occasional seas up to 9 feet. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

$$

TMT/TB

Best regards,

Matthew Peterson
Moran Shipping Agencies, Inc.
400 Mann Street, Suite 907
Corpus Christi, TX  78401
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Notice posted on Wednesday, April 17, 2019

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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.