Daily Update

Corpus Christi, TX

April 15, 2024

Notices

­čî×SUNRISE: 0700 hrs
­čîůSUNSET:┬á 2000 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 6 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 15th APRIL 2024 thru 31ST MARCJ 2024 between the hours of 2000 and 0600.
Please see attached for more information.
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Please find attached MSIB 14-24 WORKSITE extension of closure request for a nighttime worksite between mile markers 55 and 56 from 15th APRIL thru 31st MAY 2024 between hours of 2000 and 0600.
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
956 AM CDT Mon Apr 15 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.
 
GMZ200-160315-
956 AM CDT Mon Apr 15 2024
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...
Strong onshore flow is expected to develop this afternoon and continue through tonight. 
Onshore flow and seas will subside Tuesday. 
Weak to moderate onshore flow is then expected through the latter half of the week. 
Shower and thunderstorm chances return Saturday and increase through the weekend as a cold front approaches the waters combined with well above normal moisture.
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GMZ236-237-160315- Copano, Aransas, and Redfish Bays- San Antonio, Mesquite, and Espiritu Santo Bays-
956 AM CDT Mon Apr 15 2024
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM CDT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...
.REST OF TODAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots, increasing to around 20 knots this afternoon. Bay and inland waters choppy.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds around 20 knots with gusts up to 25 knots. Bay and inland waters choppy.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts up to 20 knots. Bay and inland waters slightly choppy to occasionally choppy.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay and inland waters smooth.
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay and inland waters smooth.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters slightly choppy.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay and inland waters slightly choppy to occasionally choppy.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters are slightly choppy.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters are slightly choppy.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay and inland waters slightly choppy to occasionally choppy.
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GMZ231-232-160315- Baffin Bay and Upper Laguna Madre-Corpus Christi and Nueces Bays-
956 AM CDT Mon Apr 15 2024
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM CDT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...
.REST OF TODAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts up to 25 knots, increasing to 20 to 25 knots with gusts up to 30 knots this afternoon. Bay and inland waters choppy to occasionally rough. Patchy fog late this morning.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 20 to 25 knots. Bay and inland waters choppy to occasionally rough.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots, increasing to 15 to 20 knots in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters choppy.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots, becoming south 10 to 15 knots after midnight. Bay and inland waters choppy.
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay and inland waters slightly choppy to occasionally choppy.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts up to 20 knots. Bay and inland waters slightly choppy to occasionally choppy.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay and inland waters slightly choppy to occasionally choppy.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay and inland waters slightly choppy to occasionally choppy.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. 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.
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GMZ255-160315- Coastal waters from Port Aransas to Matagorda Ship Channel out 20 NM-
956 AM CDT Mon Apr 15 2024
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM CDT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...
.REST OF TODAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots, increasing to around 20 knots this afternoon. Waves 3 to 4 feet, occasionally seas around 5 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds around 20 knots with gusts up to 25 knots. Waves 4 to 6 feet, occasionally seas up to 8 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 4 to 6 feet, occasionally seas up to 8 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 3 to 5 feet, occasionally seas up to 6 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots, becoming around 10 knots in the afternoon. Waves 3 to 5 feet, occasionally seas up to 6 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Waves 3 to 4 feet, occasionally seas around 5 feet.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Waves 3 to 4 feet, occasionally seas around 5 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 3 to 4 feet, occasionally seas around 5 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Waves 3 to 4 feet, occasionally seas around 5 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Waves around 3 feet.
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GMZ250-160315- Coastal waters from Baffin Bay to Port Aransas out 20 NM-
956 AM CDT Mon Apr 15 2024
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM CDT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...
.REST OF TODAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots increasing to around 20 knots with gusts up to 30 knots. Waves 3 to 4 feet, occasionally seas around 5 feet, building to 4 to 6 feet, occasionally seas up to 8 feet this afternoon. Patchy fog late this morning.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds around 20 knots with gusts up to 30 knots. Waves 4 to 6 feet, occasionally seas up to 8 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts up to 20 knots. Waves 4 to 6 feet, occasionally seas up to 8 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 4 to 5 feet, occasionally seas up to 6 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots, becoming 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon. Waves 4 to 5 feet, occasionally seas up to 6 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 3 to 4 feet, occasionally seas around 5 feet.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 3 to 4 feet, occasionally seas around 5 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 3 to 4 feet, occasionally seas around 5 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 3 to 4 feet, occasionally seas around 5 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves around 3 feet.
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GMZ270-275-160315- 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-
956 AM CDT Mon Apr 15 2024
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM CDT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...
.REST OF TODAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots, increasing to around 20 knots this afternoon. Waves 4 to 5 feet, occasionally seas up to 6 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds around 20 knots with gusts up to 30 knots. Waves 6 to 8 feet, occasionally seas up to 10 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots, diminishing to 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon. Waves 6 to 7 feet, occasionally seas up to 9 feet, subsiding to 4 to 6 feet, occasionally seas up to 8 feet in the afternoon.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts up to 25 knots. Waves 4 to 6 feet, occasionally seas up to 8 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Waves 4 to 6 feet, occasionally seas up to 8 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts up to 25 knots. Waves 4 to 5 feet, occasionally seas up to 6 feet.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 4 to 5 feet, occasionally seas up to 6 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves around 4 feet, occasionally seas around 5 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Waves 3 to 4 feet, occasionally seas around 5 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 3 to 4 feet, occasionally seas around 5 feet.

Attachments

  • MSIB 13-24, Update 6 Worksite Chemical Turning Basin, Inner Harbor, night time.docx(280 KB )
  • MSIB 14-24, update 1, Worksite Trident pipeline removal 31MAY.docx(539 KB )

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