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SubjectDatePriority
Corpus Christi Update11/26/2003 Normal
Corpus Christi Update11/25/2003 Normal
11/24/2003 Normal
Corpus Christi Update11/21/2003 Normal
Corpus Christi Update11/20/2003 Normal
Corpus Christi Update11/19/2003 Normal
Corpus Christi Update11/18/2003 Normal
Corpus Christi Update11/14/2003 Normal
Corpus Christi Update11/13/2003 Normal
Corpus Christi Update11/12/2003 Normal
Corpus Christi Update11/11/2003 Normal
Corpus Christi Update11/10/2003 Normal
Corpus Christi Update11/06/2003 Normal
Corpus Christi Update11/05/2003 Normal
Corpus Christi Update11/04/2003 Normal
Corpus Christi Update11/03/2003 Normal

 Daily Port Update

Subject:Corpus Christi Update
Date:Tuesday, November 18, 2003
Priority:Normal
Notice: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 : 35 feet 06 inches -

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

Current Winds on Corpus Christi Ship Channel: WSW 12

Closures: The Marco Polo Hull sail away is delayed due to windy
conditions forecasted for November 18, 2003. The current forecasts
indicate the winds will continue until Thursday morning (November 20).
The schedule of departure will be a function of the weather frontal
systems and a further notification will be given 48 hours prior to sail
away. It is suggested that those waterway users that have schedule
critical departures and arrivals between November 19 and November 22
contact me as soon as possible. This will permit us to coordinate our
activities with those users that may otherwise be impacted.
As stated in the initial notification, you can contact the MSO
with the Coast Guard if have any concerns pertaining to this operation.

Feels Like: 65 º
Dewpoint: 60º
Barometer: 29.84 in and rising
Wind: WSW 10 mph
Humidity: 84%
Visibility: Unlimited
Sunrise: 6:53 am
Sunset: 5:36 pm

Today: Mostly sunny skies. Becoming windy late. High 78F. Winds WNW at 15
to 25 mph.

Tonight: Mostly clear. Low 51F. Winds NNW at 10 to 20 mph.

Tomorrow: Mostly sunny skies. High near 70F. Winds NNW at 10 to 15 mph.

Tomorrow night: Mostly clear skies. Low 52F. Winds N at 5 to 10 mph.

Thursday: Partly cloudy. Highs in the low 70s and lows in the upper 50s.

Friday: Times of sun and clouds. Highs in the upper 70s and lows in the
mid 60s.

Saturday: Windy with a mix of sun and clouds. Highs in the low 80s and
lows in the upper 60s.

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
712 AM CST TUE NOV 18 2003

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.

GMZ200-181530-
SYNOPSIS FOR BAFFIN BAY TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM-
712 AM CST TUE NOV 18 2003

.ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL PUSH INTO THE COASTAL WATERS THIS AFTERNOON
AND EVENING. STRONG OFFSHORE FLOW WILL DEVELOP BEHIND THIS FRONT
AND CONTINUE THROUGH WEDNESDAY. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BROADEN OVER
SOUTH TEXAS AND THE WESTERN GULF ON THURSDAY ALLOWING FOR OFFSHORE
FLOW TO WEAKEN. MODERATE ONSHORE FLOW WILL DEVELOP LATE THURSDAY AND
WILL CONTINUE INTO SATURDAY AS LOW PRESSURE DEVELOPS OVER WEST TEXAS.

$$

GMZ230-235-181530-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O'CONNOR-
712 AM CST TUE NOV 18 2003

UPDATED TO REMOVE RAIN

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT...

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 20 TO 25
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY TO ROUGH.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS EARLY...DIMINISHING TO
AROUND 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO ROUGH.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY.

$$

GMZ250-255-181530-
COASTAL WATERS BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 20 NM-
712 AM CST TUE NOV 18 2003

UPDATED TO REMOVE RAIN

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT...

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 20 TO 25 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND AROUND 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 15
KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 5 TO 10
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET IN THE
AFTERNOON.

$$

GMZ270-275-181530-
WATERS BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL 20 TO 60 NM-
712 AM CST TUE NOV 18 2003

UPDATED TO REMOVE RAIN

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT...

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 20 TO 25 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO GALE FORCE.
SEAS 8 TO 10 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WIND AROUND 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 20
KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 7 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET.
SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 5 TO 10
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FEET IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO
6 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.

$$



Notice posted on Tuesday, November 18, 2003

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.