Daily Update

Corpus Christi, TX

April 19, 2024

Notices

ūüĆěSUNRISE: 0700 hrs
ūüĆÖSUNSET:¬† 2000 hrs¬†
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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
National Weather Service Corpus Christi TX
1013 AM CDT Fri Apr 19 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.
 
GMZ200-200415-
1013 AM CDT Fri Apr 19 2024
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...
A weak to moderate onshore flow will continue as we head into the weekend. 
Rain chances will increase through the day Saturday as a cold front nears the region. 
By Saturday night, chances for showers and storms will jump up to 50-60% over the waters. 
The cold front will move offshore early Sunday morning with northeast winds increasing to 20-25 knots by Sunday afternoon. 
There is currently a high chance that Small Craft Advisories will be issued for Sunday. 
Conditions are expected to improve on Monday as high pressure builds into the northwest Gulf of Mexico. 
Weak to moderate flow is expected through the remainder of the period.
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GMZ236-237-200415- Copano, Aransas, and Redfish Bays- San Antonio, Mesquite, and Espiritu Santo Bays-
1013 AM CDT Fri Apr 19 2024
.REST OF TODAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots, becoming east 10 to 15 knots this afternoon. Bay and inland waters slightly choppy to occasionally choppy.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay and inland waters smooth.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots, increasing to 10 to 15 knots with gusts up to 20 knots in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters slightly choppy to occasionally choppy. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots, becoming northeast after midnight. Bay and inland waters smooth to slightly choppy. A chance of thunderstorms. A chance of showers in the evening, then showers likely after midnight.
.SUNDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts up to 25 knots. Bay and inland waters choppy to occasionally rough. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts up to 20 knots. Bay and inland waters slightly choppy to occasionally choppy.
.MONDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots, becoming east in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters slightly choppy to occasionally choppy.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay and inland waters smooth.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay and inland waters smooth.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters slightly choppy.
Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.
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GMZ231-232-200415- Baffin Bay and Upper Laguna Madre-Corpus Christi and Nueces Bays-
1013 AM CDT Fri Apr 19 2024
...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...
.REST OF TODAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots, becoming east 15 to 20 knots with gusts up to 25 knots this afternoon. Bay and inland waters choppy.
.TONIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts up to 20 knots, becoming southeast 5 to 10 knots after midnight. Bay and inland waters slightly choppy to occasionally choppy.
.SATURDAY...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. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots, becoming northeast 5 to 10 knots after midnight. Bay and inland waters slightly choppy to occasionally choppy. A chance of showers. 
A slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening, then a chance of thunderstorms after midnight.
.SUNDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts up to 25 knots. Bay and inland waters choppy to occasionally rough. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots, diminishing to 10 to 15 knots after midnight. Bay and inland waters choppy to occasionally rough.
.MONDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots, becoming east in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters slightly choppy to occasionally choppy.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay and inland waters smooth.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots, increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters slightly choppy to occasionally choppy.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters slightly choppy.
Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.
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GMZ255-200415- Coastal waters from Port Aransas to Matagorda Ship Channel out 20 NM-
1013 AM CDT Fri Apr 19 2024
.REST OF TODAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves around 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 2 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 2 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots, becoming northeast after midnight. Waves 2 to 3 feet. A chance of showers with a slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening, then showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms after midnight.
.SUNDAY...North winds 20 to 25 knots. Waves 3 to 5 feet, occasionally seas up to 6 feet. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Waves 3 to 5 feet, occasionally seas up to 6 feet.
.MONDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 3 to 4 feet, occasionally seas around 5 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds around 10 knots, becoming southeast after midnight. Waves 2 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Waves 2 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Waves 2 to 3 feet.
Winds and seas higher in and near thunderstorms.
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GMZ250-200415- Coastal waters from Baffin Bay to Port Aransas out 20 NM-
1013 AM CDT Fri Apr 19 2024
.REST OF TODAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots, becoming east with gusts up to 20 knots this afternoon. Waves 3 to 4 feet, occasionally seas around 5 feet.
.TONIGHT...East 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 with gusts up to 20 knots, becoming northeast after midnight. Waves 2 to 4 feet, occasionally seas around 5 feet. A chance of showers. 
A slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening, then a chance of thunderstorms after midnight.
.SUNDAY...North winds 20 to 25 knots. Waves 3 to 5 feet, occasionally seas up to 6 feet. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 20 to 25 knots, diminishing to 15 to 20 knots after midnight. Waves 3 to 5 feet, occasionally seas up to 6 feet.
.MONDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 3 to 4 feet, occasionally seas around 5 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds around 10 knots, becoming southeast after midnight. Waves 3 to 4 feet, occasionally seas around 5 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Waves around 3 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Waves around 3 feet.
Winds and seas higher in and near thunderstorms.
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GMZ270-275-200415- 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-
1013 AM CDT Fri Apr 19 2024
.REST OF TODAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Waves 3 to 4 feet, occasionally seas around 5 feet.
.TONIGHT...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 around 10 knots. Waves around 3 feet. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms after midnight.
.SUNDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots, increasing to 20 to 25 knots in the afternoon. Waves 3 to 5 feet, occasionally seas up to 6 feet. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts up to 25 knots. Waves 4 to 5 feet, occasionally seas up to 6 feet.
.MONDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots, diminishing to 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon. Waves 3 to 5 feet, occasionally seas up to 6 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds around 10 knots, becoming southeast after midnight. Waves 3 to 4 feet, occasionally seas around 5 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Waves around 3 feet.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves around 3 feet.
Winds and seas higher in and near thunderstorms.

Attachments

  • MSIB 14-24, update 1, Worksite Trident pipeline removal 31MAY (2).docx(539 KB )
  • MSIB 13-24, Update 6 Worksite Chemical Turning Basin, Inner Harbor, night time (2).docx(280 KB )

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