Daily Update

Corpus Christi, TX

April 05, 2024

Notices

­čî×SUNRISE: 0715 hrs
­čîůSUNSET:┬á 1945 hrs┬á
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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 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 UPDATE 1 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 0830 to 1300 on 7th 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

316 AM CDT Fri Apr 5 , 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.
 

GMZ200-052115-

316 AM CDT Fri Apr 5 , 2024

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...

Weak to moderate southerly flow tonight will shift onshore and strengthen by this afternoon and tonight. 

Small craft should exercise caution on the southern bays and Laguna Madre as the flow increases and remains through Saturday.  

Moderate to strong onshore flow will persist into the middle of the week. 

Isolated to scattered showers and thunderstorms are expected Monday through

Wednesday. Moderate to strong offshore flow will develop Wednesday afternoon, diminish to weak to moderate Thursday, then persist into next weekend.

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GMZ236-237-052115- Copano, Aransas, and Redfish Bays- San Antonio, Mesquite, and Espiritu Santo Bays-

316 AM CDT Fri Apr 5 2024



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

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

.SATURDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts up to 30 knots. Bay and inland waters choppy.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts up to 25 knots. Bay and inland waters slightly choppy to occasionally choppy.

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

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

.MONDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots, increasing to around 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.

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

.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 15 knots. Bay and inland waters slightly choppy to choppy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

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GMZ231-232-052115- Baffin Bay and Upper Laguna Madre-Corpus Christi and Nueces Bays-

316 AM CDT Fri Apr 5 2024



...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...


.TODAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots, becoming southeast 15 to 20 knots this afternoon. Bay and inland waters choppy.

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

.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts up to 25 knots, increasing to 20 to 25 knots with gusts up to 35 knots in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters choppy to occasionally rough.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots, becoming south 10 to 15 knots after midnight. Gusts up to 30 knots. Bay and inland waters choppy.

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

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

.MONDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots, increasing to around 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.

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

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

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GMZ255-052115- Coastal waters from Port Aransas to Matagorda Ship Channel out 20 NM-

316 AM CDT Fri Apr 5 2024



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

.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots, becoming south 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 4 to 6 feet, occasionally seas up to 8 feet.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots, becoming south 10 to 15 knots after midnight. Waves 4 to 6 feet, occasionally seas up to 8 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 around 10 knots, increasing to around 15 knots in the afternoon. Waves 3 to 4 feet, occasionally seas around 5 feet.

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

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

.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 15 knots. Waves 5 to 7 feet, occasionally seas up to 9 feet. A chance of showers after midnight.


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GMZ250-052115- Coastal waters from Baffin Bay to Port Aransas out 20 NM-

316 AM CDT Fri Apr 5 2024



.TODAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Gusts up to 25 knots this afternoon. Waves 2 to 4 feet, occasionally seas around 5 feet.

.TONIGHT...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 20 to 25 knots. Gusts up to 35 knots in the afternoon. Waves 5 to 7 feet, occasionally seas up to 9 feet.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts up to 30 knots, becoming south 10 to 15 knots with gusts up to 20 knots after midnight. Waves 4 to 6 feet, occasionally seas up to 8 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 around 10 knots, increasing to around 15 knots in the afternoon. Waves 3 to 4 feet, occasionally seas around 5 feet.

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

.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 5 to 6 feet, occasionally seas up to 8 feet.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 15 knots. Waves 5 to 7 feet, occasionally seas up to 9 feet.

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GMZ270-275-052115- 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-

316 AM CDT Fri Apr 5 2024




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

.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts up to 25 knots. Waves 3 to 5 feet, occasionally seas up to 6 feet.

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

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

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

.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Waves 5 to 7 feet, occasionally seas up to 9 feet.

.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Waves 6 to 7 feet, occasionally seas up to 9 feet.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Waves 6 to 8 feet, occasionally seas up to 10 feet. A chance of showers after midnight.

Attachments

  • MSIB 20-24 Colorado Locks (1).pdf(247 KB )
  • MSIB 14-24 Worksite Trident pipeline removal 08MAR (1).pdf(227 KB )
  • MSIB 21-24, Update 1, Safety Zone, Crosby Tugs, LLC (1).eml(391 KB )
  • MSIB 13-24, Update 3 Worksite Chemical Turning Basin, Inner Harbor, night time (1).pdf(315 KB )

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