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Corpus Christi Update12/30/2003 Normal
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Corpus Christi Update12/24/2003 Normal
Corpus Christi Update12/23/2003 Normal
Corpus Christi Update12/19/2003 Normal
Corpus Christi Update12/18/2003 Normal
Corpus Christi Update12/17/2003 Normal
Corpus Christi Update12/16/2003 Normal
Corpus Christi Update12/15/2003 Normal
Corpus Christi Update12/12/2003 Normal
Corpus Christi Update12/11/2003 Normal
Corpus Christi Update12/09/2003 Normal
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Corpus Christi Update12/05/2003 Normal
Corpus Christi Update12/03/2003 Normal
Corpus Christi Update12/01/2003 Normal

 Daily Port Update

Subject:Corpus Christi Update
Date:Tuesday, December 09, 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: S 12 mph

Closures:

Feels Like: 67 º
Dewpoint: 65º
Barometer: 29.76 in and rising
Wind: S 12 mph
Humidity: 93%
Visibility: Unlimited
Sunrise: 7:09 am
Sunset: 5:35 pm

Today: A mix of clouds and sun with gusty winds. High 76F. Winds W at 20
to 30 mph.

Tonight: Clear and windy. Low 44F. Winds NNW at 20 to 30 mph.

Tomorrow: Mainly sunny. Cooler. High 63F. Winds NNW at 15 to 25 mph.

Tomorrow night: Mostly clear skies. Low 43F. Winds light and variable.

Thursday: Mix of sun and clouds. Highs in the mid 60s and lows in the low
50s.

Friday: Few showers. Highs in the low 70s and lows in the low 60s.

Saturday: Mostly cloudy with scattered thunderstorms. Highs in the low
70s and lows in the low 50s.

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
330 AM CST TUE DEC 9 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.

GMZ200-091530-
SYNOPSIS FOR BAFFIN BAY TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM-
330 AM CST TUE DEC 9 2003

.A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL PUSH INTO THE COASTAL WATERS THIS
AFTERNOON. STRONG ONSHORE FLOW AHEAD OF THE FRONT WILL BE REPLACED
BY STRONG OFFSHORE FLOW ONCE THE FRONT PASSES. ONLY ISOLATED
SHOWERS WILL BE POSSIBLE ALONG AND AHEAD OF THE FRONT. STRONG
OFFSHORE FLOW AND LARGE SEAS WILL CONTINUE TONIGHT AND SLOWLY
SUBSIDE ON WEDNESDAY. ONSHORE FLOW WILL DEVELOP BY THURSDAY AS A
SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE SYSTEM MOVES EAST. ONSHORE FLOW WILL INCREASE
FRIDAY...AS AN UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE APPROACHES FROM THE WEST.
A COLD FRONT WILL ENTER THE WATERS SATURDAY...RESULTING IN STRONG
OFFSHORE FLOW. THE CHANCE FOR RAIN WILL INCREASE FRIDAY THROUGH
EARLY SATURDAY.

$$

GMZ230-235-091530-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O'CONNOR-
330 AM CST TUE DEC 9 2003

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

.TODAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS SHIFTING TO THE NORTHWEST AROUND
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30
KNOTS EARLY...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 20 KNOTS LATE. BAYS CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST 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 BECOMING LIGHT AND
VARIABLE. BAYS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN
THE EVENING. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON WITH
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON AND EVENING. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS...ENDING IN THE AFTERNOON.

$$

GMZ250-255-091530-
COASTAL WATERS BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 20 NM-
330 AM CST TUE DEC 9 2003

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

.TODAY...SOUTH WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 25 KNOTS SHIFTING
TO THE WEST AROUND 20 KNOTS IN THE LATE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND INCREASING TO AROUND 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS
TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS EARLY...DIMINISHING TO
AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO 10
KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN
THE EVENING. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 15 TO 20 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON AND EVENING. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS...ENDING IN THE AFTERNOON.

$$

GMZ270-275-091530-
WATERS BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL 20 TO 60 NM-
330 AM CST TUE DEC 9 2003

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

.TODAY...SOUTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS SHIFTING
TO THE WEST AROUND 20 KNOTS IN THE LATE AFTERNOON. SEAS 8 TO 10
FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND INCREASING TO 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
GALE FORCE. SEAS 9 TO 11 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WIND AROUND 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE. SEAS 9 TO 11 FEET SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 9 FEET IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 15
KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY...EAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 15 TO 20 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 7
FEET IN THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
AFTERNOON WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON AND EVENING. SEAS 6 TO 7 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS...ENDING IN THE LATE AFTERNOON.




Notice posted on Tuesday, December 09, 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.