Daily Update

Corpus Christi, TX

April 17, 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 UPDATE 1 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...CORRECTED
National Weather Service Corpus Christi TX
248 AM CDT Wed Apr 17 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.
 
GMZ200-172045-
248 AM CDT Wed Apr 17 2024
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...
A weak to moderate onshore flow will continue this morning and persist through the remainder of the work week. 
A cold front will move offshore Saturday night, leading to a moderate northeasterly flow by Sunday morning. 
Isolated to scattered showers and thunderstorms are expected ahead and along the front with a moderate chance (30-50%) Saturday night through Sunday morning.
Rain chances begin to wane through the afternoon and evening hour.
Onshore flow returns early next week.
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GMZ236-237-172045- Copano, Aransas, and Redfish Bays- San Antonio, Mesquite, and Espiritu Santo Bays-
248 AM CDT Wed Apr 17 2024
.TODAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots, increasing to 10 to 15 knots this afternoon. Bay and inland waters slightly choppy to occasionally choppy.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots, becoming south with gusts up to 20 knots after midnight. Bay and inland waters slightly choppy to occasionally choppy.
.THURSDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots, becoming southeast 10 to 15 knots with gusts up to 20 knots in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters slightly choppy to occasionally choppy.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay and inland waters smooth. Patchy fog after midnight.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay and inland waters smooth.
.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 10 to 15 knots, becoming around 10 knots after midnight. Bay and inland waters slightly choppy to occasionally choppy. A chance of showers. A chance of thunderstorms after midnight.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay and inland waters slightly choppy to occasionally choppy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay and inland waters slightly choppy to occasionally choppy.
Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.
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GMZ231-232-172045- Baffin Bay and Upper Laguna Madre-Corpus Christi and Nueces Bays-
248 AM CDT Wed Apr 17 2024
...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...
.TODAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots, increasing to 15 to 20 knots with gusts up to 25 knots this afternoon. Bay and inland waters choppy.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay and inland waters slightly choppy to occasionally choppy.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots, increasing to 15 to 20 knots with gusts up to 25 knots in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters choppy.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay and inland waters slightly choppy to occasionally choppy. Patchy fog after midnight.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay and inland waters slightly choppy to occasionally choppy.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts up to 20 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 around 15 knots, becoming 10 to 15 knots after midnight. Bay and inland waters slightly choppy to occasionally choppy. A chance of showers. A chance of thunderstorms after midnight.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay and inland waters slightly choppy to occasionally choppy. A chance of thunderstorms in the morning. A chance of showers.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay and inland waters slightly choppy to occasionally choppy.
Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.
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GMZ255-172045- Coastal waters from Port Aransas to Matagorda Ship Channel out 20 NM-
248 AM CDT Wed Apr 17 2024
.TODAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Waves 3 to 5 feet, occasionally seas up to 6 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots, becoming southeast 10 to 15 knots with gusts up to 20 knots after midnight. Waves 3 to 4 feet, occasionally seas around 5 feet.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 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 5 to 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 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. A chance of thunderstorms after midnight.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 3 to 4 feet, occasionally seas around 5 feet. A chance of thunderstorms in the morning. A chance of showers.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 3 to 5 feet, occasionally seas up to 6 feet.
Winds and seas higher in and near thunderstorms.
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GMZ250-172045- Coastal waters from Baffin Bay to Port Aransas out 20 NM-
248 AM CDT Wed Apr 17 2024
.TODAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 4 to 5 feet, occasionally seas up to 6 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots, becoming southeast 10 to 15 knots with gusts up to 20 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. A chance of thunderstorms after midnight.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 3 to 4 feet, occasionally seas around 5 feet. A chance of thunderstorms in the morning. A chance of showers.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 4 to 5 feet, occasionally seas up to 6 feet.
Winds and seas higher in and near thunderstorms.
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GMZ270-275-172045- 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-
248 AM CDT Wed Apr 17 2024
.TODAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 4 to 5 feet, occasionally seas up to 6 feet.
.TONIGHT...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. Gusts up to 25 knots in the morning. 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 around 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 and thunderstorms after midnight.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 3 to 5 feet, occasionally seas up to 6 feet. A chance of thunderstorms in the morning. A chance of showers.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 15 knots. Waves 4 to 5 feet, occasionally seas up to 6 feet.
Winds and seas higher in and near thunderstorms.

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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