Daily Update

Corpus Christi, TX

April 22, 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
National Weather Service Corpus Christi TX
356 AM CDT Mon Apr 22 , 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.
 
GMZ200-222145-
356 AM CDT Mon Apr 22 , 2024
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...
Weak to moderate northwest flow will shift to the east this afternoon before eventually transiting to the southeast Monday night. 
Low chances (20-35%) for rain will continue this morning and afternoon across the southern marine zones with drier conditions Monday night and Tuesday. 
Generally weak to moderate onshore flow expected Wednesday. 
In response to upper-level disturbances expected to move across the southwestern United States, moderate to strong onshore flow is expected to develop over the coastal waters Thursday night then persist through Sunday.
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GMZ236-237-222145- Copano, Aransas, and Redfish Bays- San Antonio, Mesquite, and Espiritu Santo Bays-
356 AM CDT Mon Apr 22 , 2024
.TODAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots, becoming east this afternoon. Bay and inland waters slightly choppy to occasionally choppy.
.TONIGHT...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 5 to 10 knots. Bay and inland waters smooth.
.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 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 15 to 20 knots. Bay and inland waters choppy.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay and inland waters choppy.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay and inland waters choppy.
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GMZ231-232-222145- Baffin Bay and Upper Laguna Madre-Corpus Christi and Nueces Bays-
356 AM CDT Mon Apr 22 2024
.TODAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts up to 20 knots, becoming east this afternoon. Bay and inland waters slightly choppy to occasionally choppy. A slight chance of showers.
.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.
.TUESDAY...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.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots, diminishing to 10 to 15 knots after midnight. Bay and inland waters choppy.
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots, increasing to 15 to 20 knots in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters choppy.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots, diminishing to 10 to 15 knots after midnight. Bay and inland waters choppy.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots, increasing to 15 to 20 knots in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters choppy.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay and inland waters choppy.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay and inland waters choppy.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay and inland waters choppy.
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GMZ255-222145- Coastal waters from Port Aransas to Matagorda Ship Channel out 20 NM-
356 AM CDT Mon Apr 22 , 2024
.TODAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts up to 20 knots, becoming east this afternoon. Waves 3 to 5 feet, occasionally seas up to 6 feet.
.TONIGHT...East winds around 10 knots, becoming southeast after midnight. Waves 2 to 4 feet, occasionally seas around 5 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 2 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves around 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 3 to 4 feet, occasionally seas around 5 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Waves 4 to 6 feet, occasionally seas up to 8 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds around 20 knots. Waves 5 to 6 feet, occasionally seas up to 8 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 20 knots. Waves 5 to 6 feet, occasionally seas up to 8 feet.
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GMZ250-222145- Coastal waters from Baffin Bay to Port Aransas out 20 NM-
356 AM CDT Mon Apr 22 2024
.TODAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 3 to 5 feet, occasionally seas up to 6 feet. A slight chance of showers this morning, then a chance of showers this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots, becoming southeast after midnight. Waves 3 to 4 feet, occasionally seas around 5 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves around 3 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 3 to 4 feet, occasionally seas around 5 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots, increasing to 15 to 20 knots in the afternoon. Waves around 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Waves 3 to 4 feet, occasionally seas around 5 feet.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Waves 3 to 4 feet, occasionally seas around 5 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Waves 4 to 6 feet, occasionally seas up to 8 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds around 20 knots. Waves 5 to 6 feet, occasionally seas up to 8 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 20 knots. Waves 5 to 6 feet, occasionally seas up to 8 feet.
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GMZ275-222145- Waters from Port Aransas to Matagorda Ship Channel from 20 to 60 NM-
356 AM CDT Mon Apr 22 2024
...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION...
.TODAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots, becoming east 10 to 15 knots this afternoon. Waves 4 to 6 feet, occasionally seas up to 8 feet.
.TONIGHT...East winds around 10 knots, becoming southeast after midnight. Waves 3 to 5 feet, occasionally seas up to 6 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Waves 3 to 4 feet, occasionally seas around 5 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 3 to 4 feet, occasionally seas around 5 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves around 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 15 knots with gusts up to 20 knots. Waves around 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 3 to 4 feet, occasionally seas around 5 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Waves 4 to 6 feet, occasionally seas up to 8 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds around 20 knots. Waves around 6 feet, occasionally seas up to 8 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 20 knots. Waves 5 to 6 feet, occasionally seas up to 8 feet.
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GMZ270-222145- Waters from Baffin Bay to Port Aransas from 20 to 60 NM-
356 AM CDT Mon Apr 22 2024
...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION...
.TODAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 4 to 6 feet, occasionally seas up to 8 feet. A slight chance of showers this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...East winds around 10 knots, becoming southeast after midnight. Waves 3 to 5 feet, occasionally seas up to 6 feet. A slight chance of showers in the evening.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Waves 3 to 4 feet, occasionally seas around 5 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 3 to 4 feet, occasionally seas around 5 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves around 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Waves 3 to 4 feet, occasionally seas around 5 feet.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds around 15 knots. Waves 3 to 4 feet, occasionally seas around 5 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Waves 4 to 6 feet, occasionally seas up to 8 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds around 20 knots. Waves around 6 feet, occasionally seas up to 8 feet.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 20 knots. Waves around 6 feet, occasionally seas up to 8 feet.

Attachments

  • MSIB 13-24, Update 6 Worksite Chemical Turning Basin, Inner Harbor, night time (3).docx(280 KB )
  • MSIB 14-24, update 1, Worksite Trident pipeline removal 31MAY (3).docx(539 KB )

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