Daily Update

Corpus Christi, TX

April 01, 2024

Notices

ūüĆěSUNRISE: 0715 hrs
ūüĆÖSUNSET:¬† 1945 hrs¬†
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When Outbound Passages are restricted to pilot boarding no earlier than Sunrise and later than the time detailed below for the various locations:
FROM VIOLA BASIN: -5 1/2 HOURS BEFORE SUNSET
FROM TULE BASIN: - 5 HOURS BEFORE SUNSET
FROM CHEMICAL BASIN: 4 1/2 HOURS BEFORE SUNSET
FROM AVERY BASIN: 4 HOURS BEFORE SUNSET
FROM MAIN BASIN: 3 1/2 HOURS BEFORE SUNSET
FROM INGLESIDE: 2 1/2 HOURS BEFORE SUNSET
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PORT OF CORPUS CHRISTI IS OPEN.
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Please find attached MSIB 13-24 UPDATE 3 WORKSITE CHEMICAL as the Coast Guard will resume dredging operations that may impact navigation in the Corpus Christi Ship Channel near the
 Chemical Turning Basin from 5th MARCH 2024 thru 15TH APRIL 2024 between the hours of 2100 and 0500.
Please see attached for more information.
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Please find attached MSIB 14-24 WORKSITE TRIDENT a closure request for a nighttime worksite between mile markers 55 and 56 starting 1st MARCH 2024 and projecting to finish on 15th APRIL 2024 between hours of 2100 and 0500.
Please see attached for more information.
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Please find attached MSIB 036-24 for the safety zone established for the FRANCIS SCOTT KEY BRIDGE in Baltimore, Maryland.
Please see attached for information. 
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Please see attached MSIB 19-24 for an establishment of a safety zone in the Corpus Christi Ship Channel, Inner Harbor, Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Co. has been informed that the Coast Guard that will be installing a submerged pipeline 
inbound of Bludworth Shipyard on 1st April 2024 from 1400 to 2000.
Please see attached for information.
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Please see attached draft MSIB XX-24 as the COPT will establish a moving safety zone 500 yards around the V-144 jackup rig in the La Quinta Ship Channel and Corpus Christi Ship Channel and Corpus Christi Ship Channel as it is transported 
from the sea buoy to Kiewit Offshore Services on 5 April 2024 from 0700 to 1500.
Please see attached for information.
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Weather / Marine Zone Forecast

Coastal Waters Forecast for Texas...CORRECTED

National Weather Service Corpus Christi TX

435 AM CDT Mon Apr 1 2024

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.
 

GMZ200-012215-

435 AM CDT Mon Apr 1 2024

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...

Patchy fog over the bays and nearshore coastal waters this morning. 

Moderate to strong south wind expected today, followed by generally moderate flow tonight. 

Isolated showers and thunderstorms Tuesday morning. Generally weak flow is expected Tuesday morning, 

followed by weak to moderate offshore flow Tuesday afternoon in response to a cold front. 

Patchy fog again tonight over the bays and nearshore coastal waters. 

An upper level disturbance may contribute to isolated showers and thunderstorms early Tuesday. 

Winds will become very strong Tuesday night as a reinforcing surge of high pressure pushes through. 

There is a medium chance of gusts to Gale force in the offshore waters Tuesday night. 

Strong to very strong northerly flow continues through Wednesday morning is expected, but diminishing to weak to moderate in the afternoon. 

Winds shift northeasterly Wednesday night, with onshore flow returning Thursday night. 

Winds will remain weak to moderate onshore through Friday.

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GMZ236-237-012215- Copano, Aransas, and Redfish Bays- San Antonio, Mesquite, and Espiritu Santo Bays-

435 AM CDT Mon Apr 1 2024



...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TODAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts up to 25 knots. Bay and inland waters choppy. Patchy fog this morning.

.TONIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts up to 25 knots, diminishing to 5 to 10 knots after midnight. Bay and inland waters choppy. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Patchy fog after midnight.

.TUESDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay and inland waters smooth to slightly choppy.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts up to 30 knots. Bay and inland waters choppy to occasionally rough.

.WEDNESDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts up to 20 knots. Bay and inland waters slightly choppy to occasionally choppy.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay and inland waters smooth to slightly choppy.

.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots, becoming east in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters smooth.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay and inland waters smooth.

.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay and inland waters smooth.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay and inland waters slightly choppy to occasionally choppy.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

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GMZ231-232-012215- Baffin Bay and Upper Laguna Madre-Corpus Christi and Nueces Bays-

435 AM CDT Mon Apr 1 2024



...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...South winds around 20 knots with gusts up to 30 knots. Bay and inland waters choppy. Patchy fog this morning.

.TONIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots, becoming southeast 10 to 15 knots after midnight. Bay and inland waters choppy. Patchy fog after midnight.

.TUESDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts up to 25 knots. Bay and inland waters slightly choppy to occasionally choppy.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots, increasing to 20 to 25 knots after midnight. Bay and inland waters choppy to rough.

.WEDNESDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots, diminishing to 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters choppy to occasionally rough.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots, diminishing to 5 to 10 knots after midnight. Bay and inland waters slightly choppy to occasionally choppy.

.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots, becoming east in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters smooth.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay and inland waters smooth.

.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots, increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters slightly choppy to occasionally choppy.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay and inland waters slightly choppy to occasionally choppy.

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GMZ255-012215- Coastal waters from Port Aransas to Matagorda Ship Channel out 20 NM-

435 AM CDT Mon Apr 1 2024



...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TODAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts up to 25 knots. Waves 4 to 6 feet, occasionally seas up to 8 feet. Patchy fog this morning.

.TONIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots, diminishing to 10 to 15 knots after midnight. Waves 4 to 6 feet, occasionally seas up to 8 feet. Patchy fog after midnight.

.TUESDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots, becoming north in the afternoon. Waves 3 to 5 feet, occasionally seas up to 6 feet. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots, increasing to 20 to 25 knots after midnight. Waves 4 to 6 feet, occasionally seas up to 8 feet.

.WEDNESDAY...North winds 20 to 25 knots, diminishing to 15 to 20 knots in the afternoon. Waves 4 to 6 feet, occasionally seas up to 8 feet.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 10 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet, occasionally seas around 5 feet.

.THURSDAY...Northeast winds around 10 knots. Waves 2 to 3 feet.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots, becoming 5 to 10 knots after midnight. Waves 2 to 3 feet.

.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves around 2 feet.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 3 feet.

Winds and seas higher in and near thunderstorms.

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GMZ250-012215- Coastal waters from Baffin Bay to Port Aransas out 20 NM-

435 AM CDT Mon Apr 1 2024



...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...South winds around 20 knots with gusts up to 30 knots. Waves 5 to 6 feet, occasionally seas up to 8 feet. Patchy fog this morning.

.TONIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts up to 25 knots, diminishing to 10 to 15 knots after midnight. Waves 4 to 6 feet, occasionally seas up to 8 feet. Patchy fog after midnight.

.TUESDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots with gusts up to 20 knots. Waves 3 to 5 feet, occasionally seas up to 6 feet.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots, increasing to 20 to 25 knots after midnight. Waves 3 to 4 feet, occasionally seas around 5 feet, building to 5 to 7 feet, 
occasionally seas up to 9 feet after midnight.

.WEDNESDAY...North winds 20 to 25 knots, diminishing to 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon. Waves 5 to 7 feet, occasionally seas up to 9 feet.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 10 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet, occasionally seas around 5 feet.

.THURSDAY...Northeast winds around 10 knots. Waves 2 to 3 feet.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds around 10 knots, becoming southeast after midnight. Waves 2 to 3 feet.

.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots, increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon. Waves around 2 feet.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 15 knots. Waves 2 to 3 feet.

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GMZ270-275-012215- 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-

435 AM CDT Mon Apr 1 2024



...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM CDT THIS MORNING THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...South winds around 20 knots with gusts up to 25 knots. Waves 5 to 7 feet, occasionally seas up to 9 feet.

.TONIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots, diminishing to 10 to 15 knots after midnight. Waves 5 to 7 feet, occasionally seas up to 9 feet.

.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots, becoming north with gusts up to 20 knots in the afternoon. Waves 4 to 6 feet, occasionally seas up to 8 feet. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots, increasing to 25 to 30 knots after midnight. Waves 4 to 5 feet, occasionally seas up to 6 feet, building to 6 to 9 feet, 
occasionally seas up to 11 feet after midnight.

.WEDNESDAY...North winds 20 to 25 knots, diminishing to 15 to 20 knots in the afternoon. Waves 7 to 10 feet, occasionally seas up to 13 feet, subsiding to 6 to 8 feet, 
occasionally seas up to 10 feet in the afternoon.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts up to 20 knots. Waves 3 to 5 feet, occasionally seas up to 6 feet.

.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves around 3 feet.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds around 10 knots, becoming southeast after midnight. Waves 2 to 3 feet.

.FRIDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 3 feet.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 15 knots. Waves 2 to 3 feet.

Winds and seas higher in and near thunderstorms.

Disclaimer: For quality assurance purposes please note well that while the information contained in this website 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.

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