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SubjectDatePriority
Corpus Christi Update12/30/2003 Normal
Corpus Christi Update12/29/2003 Normal
Corpus Christi Update12/26/2003 Normal
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
Corpus Christi Update12/08/2003 Normal
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 23, 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: NNW 13 mph

Closures:

Feels Like: 51 º
Dewpoint: 38º
Barometer: 30.19 in and rising
Wind: NNW 13 mph
Humidity: 61%
Visibility: Unlimited
Sunrise: 7:17 am
Sunset: 5:41 pm

Today: Sunny. Cooler. High 67F. Winds NNW at 15 to 25 mph.

Tonight: Fair to partly cloudy. Low 41F. Winds N at 5 to 10 mph.

Tomorrow: Partly cloudy. High 66F. Winds ENE at 5 to 10 mph.

Tomorrow night: Partly cloudy early with increasing clouds overnight. Low
around 50F. Winds E at 5 to 10 mph.

Thursday: Mostly cloudy. Highs in the low 70s and lows in the low 60s.

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

Saturday: Few showers. Highs in the upper 70s and lows in the mid 60s

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
330 AM CST TUE DEC 23 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.

GMZ200-231530-
SYNOPSIS FOR BAFFIN BAY TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM-
330 AM CST TUE DEC 23 2003

.STRONG OFFSHORE FLOW WILL DEVELOP BEHIND A COLD FRONT MOVING
OFFSHORE THIS MORNING. HIGH PRESSURE WILL SETTLE INTO SOUTH CENTRAL
TEXAS TONIGHT ALLOWING WINDS TO SUBSIDE. ONSHORE FLOW IS EXPECTED BY
LATE WEDNESDAY...AS THE SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE SYSTEM MOVES EAST.
ONSHORE WINDS WILL INCREASE SATURDAY...AS AN UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE
APPROACHES FROM THE WEST.

$$

GMZ230-235-231530-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O'CONNOR-
330 AM CST TUE DEC 23 2003

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

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WIND 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 KNOTS BY LATE
AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
LATE. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.CHRISTMAS DAY...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. PATCHY FOG.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND 20 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ250-255-231530-
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 23 2003

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

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WIND INCREASING TO AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 6
FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET BY THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.CHRISTMAS DAY...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5
FEET IN THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 7 FEET IN THE
AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ270-275-231530-
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 23 2003

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

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WIND INCREASING TO AROUND 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 6
FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 8 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. ISOLATED SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WIND 20 KNOTS...SUBSIDING TO AROUND 15 KNOTS LATE.
SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 5 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.CHRISTMAS DAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET
BUILDING TO 4 TO 5 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5
FEET IN THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 20 TO 25
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 9 FEET IN
THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.



Notice posted on Tuesday, December 23, 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.