Daily Update

Corpus Christi, TX

April 02, 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 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

National Weather Service Corpus Christi TX

432 AM CDT Tue Apr 2 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.
 

GMZ200-022245-

432 AM CDT Tue Apr 2 2024

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...

A cold front will move across the coastal waters today. 

Isolated showers may develop this morning in advance of the front. 

Strong north wind will develop tonight and continue through Wednesday morning, then decrease to weak to moderate levels during the afternoon. 

Winds are expected to start Wednesday night weak out of the southwest, 

but by Thursday afternoon, weak to moderate onshore winds can be expected, 

and should remain through Thursday night and Friday, then becoming moderate to strong Friday night through Saturday night. 

Winds will diminish Sunday and Sunday night to weak to moderate winds.

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GMZ236-237-022245- Copano, Aransas, and Redfish Bays- San Antonio, Mesquite, and Espiritu Santo Bays-

432 AM CDT Tue Apr 2 2024



...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay and inland waters slightly choppy to occasionally choppy.

.TONIGHT...North winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts up to 30 knots. Bay and inland waters choppy to rough.

.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts up to 20 knots, diminishing to 5 to 10 knots in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters slightly choppy to occasionally choppy.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay and inland waters smooth.

.THURSDAY...West winds around 5 knots, becoming south in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters smooth.

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

.FRIDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots, becoming southeast 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.

.SATURDAY...Southeast winds around 15 knots. Bay and inland waters slightly choppy to choppy.

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

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GMZ231-232-022245- Baffin Bay and Upper Laguna Madre-Corpus Christi and Nueces Bays-

432 AM CDT Tue Apr 2 2024



...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts up to 25 knots. Bay and inland waters choppy to occasionally rough.

.TONIGHT...North winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts up to 30 knots. Bay and inland waters choppy to rough.

.WEDNESDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts up to 25 knots, diminishing to around 10 knots in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters choppy to occasionally rough.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots, becoming southwest after midnight. Bay and inland waters smooth.

 THURSDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots, becoming southeast 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters slightly choppy to occasionally choppy.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay and inland waters slightly choppy to occasionally choppy.

.FRIDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots, becoming southeast 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters slightly choppy to occasionally choppy.

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

.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay and inland waters choppy.

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



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GMZ255-022245- Coastal waters from Port Aransas to Matagorda Ship Channel out 20 NM-

432 AM CDT Tue Apr 2 2024



...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 3 to 5 feet, occasionally seas up to 6 feet. A slight chance of showers this morning.

.TONIGHT...North winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts up to 30 knots. Waves 3 to 5 feet, occasionally seas up to 6 feet, building to 5 to 7 feet, occasionally seas up to 9 feet after midnight.

.WEDNESDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts up to 25 knots, becoming west 5 to 10 knots in the afternoon. Waves 4 to 6 feet, occasionally seas up to 8 feet, subsiding to 2 to 4 feet, occasionally seas around 5 feet in the afternoon.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 2 to 3 feet.

.THURSDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots, becoming south in the afternoon. Waves around 2 feet.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds around 10 knots. Waves 2 to 3 feet.

.FRIDAY...South winds around 10 knots, becoming southeast in the afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 feet.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet, occasionally seas around 5 feet.

.SATURDAY...Southeast winds around 15 knots. Waves 3 to 5 feet, occasionally seas up to 6 feet.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 4 to 5 feet, occasionally seas up to 6 feet.


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GMZ250-022245- Coastal waters from Baffin Bay to Port Aransas out 20 NM-

432 AM CDT Tue Apr 2 2024



...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 3 to 5 feet, occasionally seas up to 6 feet.

.TONIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots, increasing to 20 to 25 knots after midnight. Waves 3 to 5 feet, occasionally seas up to 6 feet, building to 5 to 7 feet, occasionally seas up to 9 feet after midnight.

.WEDNESDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts up to 25 knots, diminishing to 5 to 10 knots in the afternoon. Waves 4 to 6 feet, occasionally seas up to 8 feet.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 2 to 3 feet.

.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots, becoming south in the afternoon. Waves around 2 feet.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds around 10 knots. Waves 2 to 3 feet.

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

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 15 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet, occasionally seas around 5 feet.

.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Waves 3 to 5 feet, occasionally seas up to 6 feet.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots, diminishing to 10 to 15 knots after midnight. Waves 4 to 5 feet, occasionally seas up to 6 feet.

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GMZ270-275-022245- 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-

432 AM CDT Tue Apr 2 2024



...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts up to 20 knots. Waves 4 to 6 feet, occasionally seas up to 8 feet. A slight chance of showers this morning.

.TONIGHT...North winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts up to 30 knots. 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 with gusts up to 30 knots, becoming northwest 10 to 15 knots with gusts up to 20 knots in the afternoon. Waves 6 to 9 feet, occasionally seas up to 11 feet, subsiding to 4 to 6 feet, occasionally seas up to 8 feet in the afternoon.

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

.THURSDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots, becoming southwest in the afternoon. Waves around 2 feet.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds around 10 knots. Waves 2 to 3 feet.

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

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots, increasing to 15 to 20 knots after midnight. Waves 2 to 4 feet, occasionally seas around 5 feet.

.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Waves 4 to 5 feet, occasionally seas up to 6 feet.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Waves 5 to 6 feet, occasionally seas up to 8 feet.

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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