Daily Update

Corpus Christi, TX

April 03, 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 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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Please see attached MSIB 21-24 as the COTP will establish a safety zone around the BARGE OCEANUS in the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway as it is transported from State Services to the sea buoy from 0600 to 1100 on 5th April 2024.
Please see attached for more information.
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Weather / Marine Zone Forecast

Coastal Waters Forecast for Texas

National Weather Service Corpus Christi TX

412 AM CDT Wed Apr 3 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.
 

GMZ200-032215-

412 AM CDT Wed Apr 3 2024

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...

Dry conditions expected today through Thursday. 

Moderate to strong north wind will continue early this morning over the coastal waters. 

Afterward, expect wind and seas to subside from west to east. 

Generally weak flow tonight and Thursday. 

Weak to moderate southerly flow Thursday night is expected to increase to stronger levels Friday with a medium chance for Small Craft

Advisory conditions (winds over 20 knots) Friday and Saturday.

Winds will decrease back to weak to moderate levels by Sunday afternoon. 

There is a low chance for showers and thunderstorms

Sunday through early next week across the local waters.

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GMZ236-237-032215- Copano, Aransas, and Redfish Bays- San Antonio, Mesquite, and Espiritu Santo Bays-

412 AM CDT Wed Apr 3 2024



.TODAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts up to 20 knots, becoming west 5 to 10 knots this afternoon. Bay and inland waters slightly choppy to occasionally choppy.

.TONIGHT...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. Bay and inland waters smooth.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts up to 20 knots. Bay and inland waters slightly choppy to occasionally choppy.

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

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots, becoming south 10 to 15 knots after midnight. Bay and inland waters choppy.

.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay and inland waters smooth. A chance of showers.

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

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GMZ231-232-032215- Baffin Bay and Upper Laguna Madre-Corpus Christi and Nueces Bays-

412 AM CDT Wed Apr 3 2024



...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...


.TODAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots, becoming northwest around 10 knots this afternoon. Bay and inland waters choppy to occasionally rough.

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

.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots, becoming south 10 to 15 knots with gusts up to 20 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 15 to 20 knots with gusts up to 25 knots in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters choppy.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts up to 30 knots. Bay and inland waters choppy.

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

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots, becoming south 10 to 15 knots after midnight. Bay and inland waters choppy.

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

.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters slightly choppy.

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GMZ255-032215- Coastal waters from Port Aransas to Matagorda Ship Channel out 20 NM-

412 AM CDT Wed Apr 3 2024



...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CDT THIS MORNING...


.TODAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts up to 25 knots, becoming west 5 to 10 knots this afternoon. Waves 5 to 7 feet, occasionally seas up to 9 feet, subsiding to 2 to 3 feet this afternoon.

.TONIGHT...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 5 to 10 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 6 feet, occasionally seas up to 8 feet.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Waves 4 to 6 feet, occasionally seas up to 8 feet.

.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 3 to 5 feet, occasionally seas up to 6 feet. A chance of showers in the morning.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Waves 3 to 4 feet, occasionally seas around 5 feet.

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GMZ250-032215- Coastal waters from Baffin Bay to Port Aransas out 20 NM-

412 AM CDT Wed Apr 3 2024



...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CDT THIS MORNING...


.TODAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts up to 25 knots, becoming northwest 5 to 10 knots this afternoon. Waves 5 to 7 feet, occasionally seas up to 9 feet, subsiding to 2 to 3 feet this afternoon.

.TONIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots, becoming southwest after midnight. 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. Gusts up to 25 knots in the afternoon. Waves 2 to 4 feet, occasionally seas around 5 feet.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts up to 25 knots. Waves 3 to 4 feet, occasionally seas around 5 feet.

.SATURDAY...Southeast winds around 20 knots. Waves 4 to 6 feet, occasionally seas up to 8 feet.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Waves 4 to 6 feet, occasionally seas up to 8 feet.

.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 3 to 5 feet, occasionally seas up to 6 feet.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Waves 3 to 4 feet, occasionally seas around 5 feet.




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GMZ270-275-032215- 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-

412 AM CDT Wed Apr 3 2024



...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CDT THIS MORNING...


.TODAY...North winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts up to 30 knots, becoming northwest 15 to 20 knots this afternoon. Waves 6 to 8 feet, occasionally seas up to 10 feet, subsiding to 4 to 6 feet, occasionally seas up to 8 feet this afternoon.

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

.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 2 to 3 feet.

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

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

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts up to 25 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet, occasionally seas around 5 feet, building to 4 to 5 feet, occasionally seas up to 6 feet after midnight.

.SATURDAY...Southeast winds around 20 knots. Waves 4 to 6 feet, occasionally seas up to 8 feet.

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

.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 4 to 6 feet, occasionally seas up to 8 feet.

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

Attachments

  • Cc MSIB 14-24 Worksite Trident pipeline removal 08MAR (19).pdf(227 KB )
  • Cc MSIB 13-24, Update 3 Worksite Chemical Turning Basin, Inner Harbor, night time (4).pdf(315 KB )
  • Cc MSIB XX-24 Worksite V-144 Jackup Rig Movement (3).docx(887 KB )
  • Cc MSIB 21-24, Safety Zone, Crosby Tugs, LLC.pdf(272 KB )

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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