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SubjectDatePriority
Corpus Christi Update10/31/2002 Normal
Corpus Christi Update10/30/2002 Normal
Corpus Christi Update10/29/2002 Normal
Corpus Christi Update10/28/2002 Normal
Corpus Christi Update10/25/2002 Normal
Corpus Christi Update10/24/2002 Normal
Corpus Christi Update10/22/2002 Normal
Corpus Christi Update10/21/2002 Normal
Corpus Christi Update10/18/2002 Normal
Corpus Christi Update10/17/2002 Normal
Corpus Christi Update10/16/2002 Normal
Corpus Christi Update10/15/2002 Normal
Corpus Christi Update10/11/2002 Normal
Corpus Christi Update10/10/2002 Normal
Corpus Christi Update10/09/2002 Normal
Corpus Christi Update10/08/2002 Normal
Corpus Christi Update10/07/2002 Normal
Corpus Christi Update10/04/2002 Normal
Corpus Christi Update10/03/2002 Normal
Corpus Christi Update10/02/2002 Normal
Corpus Christi Update10/01/2002 Normal

 Daily Port Update

Subject:Corpus Christi Update
Date:Friday, October 25, 2002
Priority:Normal
Notice:OCT. 27, 2002 AT 0200 HRS DAYLIGHT SAVINGS TIME ENDS AND CLOCKS WILL BE
SET BACK ONE HOUR.

Air Drafts: Corpus Christi: 138 feet 00 inches -
(Harbor Bridge & Tule Lake Lift Bridge)
Point Comfort: none

Deep Drafts: Corpus Christi: 45 feet 00 inches -
(salt water) Point Comfort : 36 feet 00 inches -

Tidal conditions: High Tides: N/a hours
Low Tides: N/a hours

Current Winds on Corpus Christi Ship Channel: SE 10 mph

Closures: UPDATED traffic closure of La Quinta Channel. This closure is
required to permit the load out of a jacket structure onto the H851
barge. This load out operation will require traffic closure from 0800
hrs 25 Oct to 0800 hrs 30 Oct. in the La Quinta Channel. The proposed
window may be modified due to adverse weather conditions and minor
schedule adjustments can be made to accomodate ship traffic. Terminals
affected by closure are OxyChem Ingleside and Reynolds Aluminum.

The sail away of the H851 is expected to occur within a window from Nov
8 - Nov. 12. This tow out will require one-way outbound traffic and is
expected to last 4 hours. Further notification will be furnished as the
departure window gets closer.

Port of Point Comfort Closure:

Coast Guard
advisories:

Feels Like: 71 º
Dewpoint: 70 º
Barometer: 29.87 in and steady
Wind: calm
Humidity: 96%
Visibility: Unlimited
Sunrise: 7:39 am
Sunset: 6:48 pm


Today: Thunderstorms likely. High 76F. WSW winds shifting to NE at 10 to
15 mph. Chance of rain 80%. Rainfall around a half an inch.

Tonight: A good chance of thunderstorms and becoming windy. Some locally
heavy downpours are possible, especially later tonight. Low 68F. Winds E
at 20 to 30 mph. Chance of rain 80%. Rainfall possibly over one inch.

Tomorrow: Thunderstorms likely - locally heavy rainfall is possible,
especially in the morning. High 77F. Winds E at 15 to 25 mph. Chance of
rain 80%. Rainfall may reach two inches.

Tomorrow night: Scattered thunderstorms in the evening, then variable
clouds overnight with still a chance of showers. Low 68F. Winds E at 15
to 25 mph. Chance of rain 50%.

Sunday: Scattered thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s and lows in the
mid 60s.

Monday: Scattered thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 70s and lows in the
upper 60s.

Tuesday: Mostly cloudy with scattered thunderstorms. Highs in the upper
70s and lows in the mid 60s.

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
430 AM CDT FRI OCT 25 2002

MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL
OUT TO 60 NAUTICAL MILES.

IMPORTANT NOTICE TO MARINERS...MARINE FORECASTS ARE ISSUED AT LEAST
FOUR TIMES A DAY. BOATERS ON EXTENDED TRIPS SHOULD ROUTINELY MONITOR
SUBSEQUENT FORECAST ISSUANCES AND UPDATES FOR THE LATEST MARINE
WEATHER INFORMATION.

GMZ200-251530-
SYNOPSIS FOR BAFFIN BAY TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM-
430 AM CDT FRI OCT 25 2002

.A STATIONARY FRONT WILL REMAIN OVER SOUTH TEXAS THROUGH PART OF
SUNDAY. THIS FRONT WILL COMBINE WITH ABUNDANT MOISTURE...INCLUDING
MOISTURE FROM A TROPICAL SYSTEM IN THE PACIFIC...AND A SERIES OF
UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCES...TO PRODUCE SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH SUNDAY. AS THE MAIN UPPER TROUGH MOVES
TOWARD TEXAS ON SATURDAY...THE GRADIENT WILL TIGHTEN SLIGHTLY ON
SATURDAY...BEFORE RELAXING BY SUNDAY. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL
APPROACH SOUTH TEXAS ON TUESDAY.

$$

GMZ230-235-251530-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O&aps&CONNOR-
430 AM CDT FRI OCT 25 2002

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15
KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH...BECOMING SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO CHOPPY.
WINDS AND WATERS HIGHER IN AND NEAR SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE MORNING
FOLLOWED BY SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WITH
HEAVY RAINFALL IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO CHOPPY.
WINDS AND WATERS HIGHER IN AND NEAR NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS...SOME WITH HEAVY RAINFALL.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20
KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS...SOME WITH
HEAVY RAINFALL.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20
KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING EAST. BAYS
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH. BAYS SMOOTH.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ250-255-270-275-251530-
COASTAL WATERS BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL 20 TO 60 NM-
430 AM CDT FRI OCT 25 2002

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS EXPECTED SATURDAY AND SATURDAY
NIGHT FOR HIGH SWELLS...

.TODAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST. SEAS 3 TO 5
FEET. WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING FOLLOWED BY SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS...SOME WITH HEAVY RAINFALL.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE EVENING FOLLOWED BY NUMEROUS THUNDERSTORMS WITH HEAVY RAINFALL
AND SHOWERS OVERNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20
KNOTS. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS...SOME WITH HEAVY RAINFALL.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET.
NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH AND
DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 3
TO 5 FEET. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING EAST. SEAS 3 TO 5
FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHEAST LATE. SEAS 2
TO 3 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$



Notice posted on Friday, October 25, 2002

Disclaimer
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.