Daily Update

Corpus Christi, TX

April 11, 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 23-24 for the established moving safety zone 500 yards around the V-144 jack up rig in the La Quinta Ship Channel and Corpus Christi Ship Channel as it is transported from teh sea buoy to Kiewit Offshore Services have been currently rescheduled for another date and time.
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
216 AM CDT Thu Apr 11 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.
 
GMZ200-112030-
216 AM CDT Thu Apr 11 2024
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...
A Small Craft Advisory remains in effect through 7 AM for the Gulf waters as winds and seas remain elevated. 
Conditions will improve through the morning with winds becoming weak through the day. 
Onshore flow will gradually return this evening and begin to strengthen on Friday. 
Moderate onshore flow can be expected Friday night before increasing to more moderate-to-strong levels over by late weekend, 
leading to Small Craft Exercise Caution and Small Craft Advisory conditions into early next week.
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GMZ236-237-112030- Copano, Aransas, and Redfish Bays- San Antonio, Mesquite, and Espiritu Santo Bays-
216 AM CDT Thu Apr 11 2024
.TODAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots, becoming north this afternoon. Bay and inland waters smooth to slightly choppy.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots, diminishing to around 5 knots after midnight. 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, diminishing to 5 to 10 knots after midnight. Bay and inland waters slightly choppy to occasionally choppy.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay and inland waters slightly choppy to occasionally 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 10 to 15 knots. Bay and inland waters slightly choppy to occasionally choppy.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 15 knots. Bay and inland waters slightly choppy to choppy.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay and inland waters choppy.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 20 knots. Bay and inland waters choppy to occasionally rough.
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GMZ231-232-112030- Baffin Bay and Upper Laguna Madre-Corpus Christi and Nueces Bays-
216 AM CDT Thu Apr 11 2024
.TODAY...Northwest winds around 10 knots, becoming north this afternoon. Bay and inland waters slightly choppy to occasionally choppy.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 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 25 knots in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters choppy.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots, diminishing to 10 to 15 knots after midnight. Bay and inland waters choppy.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 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 10 to 15 knots, increasing to 15 to 20 knots in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters choppy.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay and inland waters choppy.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay and inland waters choppy.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 20 knots. Bay and inland waters choppy to occasionally rough.
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GMZ255-112030- Coastal waters from Port Aransas to Matagorda Ship Channel out 20 NM-
216 AM CDT Thu Apr 11 2024
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM CDT THIS MORNING...
.TODAY...Northwest winds around 20 knots, becoming west 5 to 10 knots this afternoon. Waves 3 to 5 feet, occasionally seas up to 6 feet, subsiding to 2 to 3 feet this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds around 5 knots. Waves 2 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 2 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Waves 2 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 3 to 4 feet, occasionally seas around 5 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts up to 25 knots. Waves 4 to 5 feet, occasionally seas up to 6 feet.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds around 15 knots. Waves 4 to 5 feet, occasionally seas up to 6 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 15 knots. Waves 4 to 5 feet, occasionally seas up to 6 feet.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Waves 4 to 5 feet, occasionally seas up to 6 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 20 knots. Waves 4 to 6 feet, occasionally seas up to 8 feet.
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GMZ250-112030- Coastal waters from Baffin Bay to Port Aransas out 20 NM-
216 AM CDT Thu Apr 11 2024
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM CDT THIS MORNING...
.TODAY...Northwest winds around 20 knots, becoming south 5 to 10 knots this afternoon. Waves 3 to 5 feet, occasionally seas up to 6 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 2 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots, becoming southeast 10 to 15 knots with gusts up to 20 knots in the afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves around 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots, increasing to 15 to 20 knots with gusts up to 25 knots in the afternoon. Waves 3 to 4 feet, occasionally seas around 5 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts up to 25 knots. Waves 4 to 5 feet, occasionally seas up to 6 feet.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Waves 4 to 5 feet, occasionally seas up to 6 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Waves 4 to 5 feet, occasionally seas up to 6 feet.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Waves 4 to 5 feet, occasionally seas up to 6 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 20 knots. Waves 4 to 6 feet, occasionally seas up to 8 feet.
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GMZ270-275-112030- 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-
216 AM CDT Thu Apr 11 2024
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM CDT THIS MORNING...
.TODAY...Northwest winds around 20 knots with gusts up to 30 knots, diminishing to 10 to 15 knots this afternoon. Waves 5 to 7 feet, occasionally seas up to 9 feet, subsiding to 3 to 5 feet, occasionally seas up to 6 feet this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 2 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Waves 2 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 3 to 4 feet, occasionally seas around 5 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 3 to 5 feet, occasionally seas up to 6 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts up to 25 knots. Waves 4 to 5 feet, occasionally seas up to 6 feet.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds around 15 knots. Waves 4 to 5 feet, occasionally seas up to 6 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Waves 4 to 5 feet, occasionally seas up to 6 feet.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Waves 4 to 5 feet, occasionally seas up to 6 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 20 knots. Waves 5 to 7 feet, occasionally seas up to 9 feet.

Attachments

  • MSIB 14-24 Worksite Trident pipeline removal 08MAR.pdf(227 KB )
  • MSIB 23-24 Worksite V-144 Jackup Rig Movement_signed mwm.pdf(296 KB )
  • MSIB 13-24, Update 3 Worksite Chemical Turning Basin, Inner Harbor, night time.pdf(315 KB )

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