Daily Update

Corpus Christi, TX

April 04, 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 more information.
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Please find attached MSIB 20-24 as the US Army Corps of Engineers will be performing maintenance on the Colorado River Locks from 3rd April 2024 to 10th April 2024 0800 to 1700.
Please see attached for more 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

213 AM CDT Thu Apr 4 , 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. 
 

GMZ200-042015- 

213 AM CDT Thu Apr 4 , 2024

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...

Light and variable flow can be expected to start the day but will increase out of the south late this afternoon, becoming weak to moderate, as surface high pressure moves east, into the western part of the Gulf. 

A weak to moderate southerly flow will continue tonight. 

Weak to moderate southerly flow is expected to increase to stronger levels Friday with Small Craft Advisory conditions likely (winds 20-30 knots) over the southern bays and nearshore waters. 

Moderate to strong onshore flow persists on Saturday before weakening to weaker to moderate levels on Sunday. 

Moderate onshore flow is expected for the first part of next week.

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GMZ236-237-042015- Copano, Aransas, and Redfish Bays- San Antonio, Mesquite, and Espiritu Santo Bays-

213 AM CDT Thu Apr 4 , 2024


.TODAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots, becoming south this afternoon. Bay and inland waters smooth. 

.TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots, diminishing to 5 to 10 knots after midnight. Bay and inland waters are slightly choppy, to occasionally choppy. 

.FRIDAY...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. 

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

.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts up to 30 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...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay and inland waters smooth. 

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

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

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

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GMZ231-232-042015- Baffin Bay and Upper Laguna Madre-Corpus Christi and Nueces Bays-

213 AM CDT Thu Apr 4 , 2024





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

.TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts up to 20 knots, diminishing to 5 to 10 knots after midnight. 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 30 knots in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters choppy. 

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts up to 25 knots. Bay and inland waters choppy. 

.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots, increasing to 20 to 25 knots in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters choppy to occasionally rough. 

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 20 to 25 knots, becoming south 15 to 20 knots after midnight. Bay and inland waters choppy to occasionally rough. 

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

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

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

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

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GMZ255-042015- Coastal waters from Port Aransas to Matagorda Ship Channel out 20 NM-

213 AM CDT Thu Apr 4 , 2024




.TODAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots, becoming south this afternoon. Waves around 2 feet. 

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

.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots, becoming south in the afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 feet. 

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots, increasing to 15 to 20 knots after midnight. Waves 2 to 3 feet, building to 3 to 5 feet, occasionally seas up to 6 feet after midnight. 

.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts up to 25 knots. Waves 5 to 7 feet, occasionally seas up to 9 feet. 

.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts up to 25 knots. Waves 5 to 7 feet, occasionally seas up to 9 feet. 

.SUNDAY...South winds 5 to 10 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. 

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

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

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GMZ250-042015- Coastal waters from Baffin Bay to Port Aransas out 20 NM-

213 AM CDT Thu Apr 4 , 2024




.TODAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots, becoming south this afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 feet. 

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

.FRIDAY...South winds around 10 knots, becoming 10 to 15 knots with 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. Waves 3 to 5 feet, occasionally seas up to 6 feet. 

.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots, increasing to 20 to 25 knots in the afternoon. Waves 4 to 6 feet, occasionally seas up to 8 feet, building to 6 to 7 feet, occasionally seas up to 9 feet in the afternoon. 

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 20 to 25 knots, becoming south 15 to 20 knots after midnight. Waves 5 to 7 feet, occasionally seas up to 9 feet. 

.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 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. 

.MONDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 3 to 4 feet, occasionally seas around 5 feet. 

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


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GMZ270-275-042015- 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-

213 AM CDT Thu Apr 4 , 2024




.TODAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots, diminishing to 5 to 10 knots this afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 feet. 

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

.FRIDAY...South winds around 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, building to 4 to 6 feet, occasionally seas up to 8 feet after midnight. 

.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts up to 25 knots. Waves 6 to 8 feet, occasionally seas up to 10 feet. 

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts up to 25 knots. Waves 6 to 8 feet, occasionally seas up to 10 feet, subsiding to 5 to 6 feet, occasionally seas up to 8 feet after midnight. 

.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 4 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. 

.MONDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 3 to 4 feet, occasionally seas around 5 feet. 

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

Attachments

  • MSIB 13-24, Update 3 Worksite Chemical Turning Basin, Inner Harbor, night time.pdf(315 KB )
  • MSIB XX-24 Worksite V-144 Jackup Rig Movement.docx(887 KB )

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