Daily Update

Corpus Christi, TX

April 16, 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 MAY 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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Please find attached MSIB 26-24 as the Captain of the Port is establishing a work site in the Corpus Chriti Ship Channel, Inner Harbor, Callen Marine has informed USCG they will be installing a submerged pipeline in the inner harbor 16 APRIL 2024 from 1000 to 1400.
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
251 AM CDT Tue Apr 16 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.
 
GMZ200-162100-
251 AM CDT Tue Apr 16 2024
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...
Moderate to strong onshore flow is expected tonight through early Tuesday, as an upper-level disturbance approaches the Southern Plains. 
As the gradient relaxes Tuesday onshore flow will return to weak to moderate Tuesday afternoon and Tuesday night. 
This will persist through the end of the week ahead of our next front.
Shower and thunderstorm chances return over the weekend as a cold front approach. 
Latest timing has the front moving offshore Sunday morning with moderate to occasionally strong northeast winds in its wake.
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GMZ236-237-162100- Copano, Aransas, and Redfish Bays- San Antonio, Mesquite, and Espiritu Santo Bays-
251 AM CDT Tue Apr 16 2024
.TODAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts up to 20 knots. Bay and inland waters slightly choppy to occasionally choppy.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots, becoming south 5 to 10 knots after midnight. Bay and inland waters slightly choppy to occasionally choppy.
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots, increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters slightly choppy to occasionally choppy.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots, becoming south after midnight. Bay and inland waters smooth.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay and inland waters smooth.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters slightly choppy.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay and inland waters slightly choppy to occasionally choppy.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters slightly choppy.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay and inland waters slightly choppy to occasionally choppy.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds around 15 knots, becoming northeast after midnight. Bay and inland waters slightly choppy to occasionally choppy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.
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GMZ231-232-162100- Baffin Bay and Upper Laguna Madre-Corpus Christi and Nueces Bays-
251 AM CDT Tue Apr 16 2024
...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...
.TODAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots, increasing to 15 to 20 knots this afternoon. Bay and inland waters choppy.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots, becoming south around 10 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.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay and inland waters slightly choppy to occasionally choppy.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots, becoming northeast after midnight. Bay and inland waters slightly choppy to occasionally choppy. A chance of showers. A chance of thunderstorms after midnight.
Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.
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GMZ255-162100- Coastal waters from Port Aransas to Matagorda Ship Channel out 20 NM-
251 AM CDT Tue Apr 16 2024
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CDT THIS MORNING...
.TODAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 4 to 6 feet, occasionally seas up to 8 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 3 to 5 feet, occasionally seas up to 6 feet. Patchy fog in the evening.
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. 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 around 10 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 3 to 4 feet, occasionally seas around 5 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Waves 3 to 4 feet, occasionally seas around 5 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds around 10 knots, becoming 10 to 15 knots after midnight. Waves around 3 feet. A chance of showers. A chance of thunderstorms after midnight.
Winds and seas higher in and near thunderstorms.
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GMZ250-162100- Coastal waters from Baffin Bay to Port Aransas out 20 NM-
251 AM CDT Tue Apr 16 2024
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CDT THIS MORNING...
.TODAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts up to 25 knots. Waves 4 to 6 feet, occasionally seas up to 8 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 4 to 5 feet, occasionally seas up to 6 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 3 to 5 feet, occasionally seas up to 6 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts up to 20 knots, becoming southeast 10 to 15 knots after midnight. 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 3 to 4 feet, occasionally seas around 5 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 3 to 4 feet, occasionally seas around 5 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 3 to 4 feet, occasionally seas around 5 feet. A chance of showers.
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GMZ270-275-162100- 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-
251 AM CDT Tue Apr 16 2024
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CDT THIS MORNING...
.TODAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots, diminishing to 10 to 15 knots this afternoon. Waves 5 to 7 feet, occasionally seas up to 9 feet, subsiding to 4 to 5 feet, occasionally seas up to 6 feet this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...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 10 to 15 knots. Waves 4 to 5 feet, occasionally seas up to 6 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts up to 20 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 with gusts up to 20 knots. Waves around 4 feet, occasionally seas around 5 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Waves around 4 feet, occasionally seas around 5 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds around 10 knots, becoming southeast after midnight. Waves 3 to 4 feet, occasionally seas around 5 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 3 to 4 feet, occasionally seas around 5 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 3 to 4 feet, occasionally seas around 5 feet. A chance of showers after midnight.

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