Daily Update

Corpus Christi, TX

April 24, 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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Please find attached MSIB xx-24 as the COTP has established a worksite in he Corpus Christi Ship Channel, Inner Harbor, from Epic West Dock across the channel to near Bulk Dock 2. Callan Marine has informed the U.S. Coast Guard that they will be removing 2 pieces of submerged pipeline in the Inner Harbor, on 26 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...CORRECTED
National Weather Service Corpus Christi TX
429 AM CDT Wed Apr 24 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.
 
GMZ200-242215-
429 AM CDT Wed Apr 24 2024
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...
Weak to moderate onshore flow expected today and tonight.
Generally moderate onshore flow will develop Thursday afternoon,
as an upper-level disturbance approaches the southwestern United States. 
Onshore flow is forecast to strengthen to moderate to strong levels Thursday night, with periods of Small Craft Advisory or Caution conditions persisting through Sunday. 
Winds will weaken into more moderate levels Sunday night and into weak to moderate by Monday. 
Isolated showers and thunderstorms will be possible daily Sunday through Tuesday as a weak disturbance moves over the area.
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GMZ236-237-242215- Copano, Aransas, and Redfish Bays- San Antonio, Mesquite, and Espiritu Santo Bays-
429 AM CDT Wed Apr 24 , 2024
.TODAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots, increasing to 10 to 15 knots with gusts up to 20 knots this afternoon. Bay and inland waters slightly choppy to occasionally choppy.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots, diminishing to 5 to 10 knots after midnight. Bay and inland waters slightly choppy to occasionally 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 with gusts up to 25 knots. Bay and inland waters choppy.
.FRIDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts up to 30 knots. Bay and inland waters choppy.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts up to 30 knots. Bay and inland waters choppy.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds around 20 knots. Bay and inland waters choppy to occasionally rough.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 20 knots. Bay and inland waters choppy to occasionally rough.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay and inland waters choppy.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 15 knots. Bay and inland waters slightly choppy to choppy.
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GMZ231-232-242215- Baffin Bay and Upper Laguna Madre-Corpus Christi and Nueces Bays-
429 AM CDT Wed Apr 24 , 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 15 to 20 knots, diminishing to 10 to 15 knots after midnight. Bay and inland waters choppy.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots, increasing to 20 to 25 knots in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters choppy to occasionally rough.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 20 to 25 knots, diminishing to 15 to 20 knots after midnight. Bay and inland waters choppy to occasionally rough.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts up to 35 knots. Bay and inland waters choppy to occasionally rough.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts up to 30 knots. Bay and inland waters choppy to occasionally rough.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds around 20 knots. Bay and inland waters choppy to occasionally rough.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay and inland waters choppy.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay and inland waters choppy.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay and inland waters slightly choppy to occasionally choppy.
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GMZ255-242215- Coastal waters from Port Aransas to Matagorda Ship Channel out 20 NM-
429 AM CDT Wed Apr 24 , 2024
.TODAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots, increasing to 15 to 20 knots in the afternoon. Waves 2 to 4 feet, occasionally seas around 5 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts up to 25 knots. Waves 4 to 6 feet, occasionally seas up to 8 feet, building to 6 to 8 feet, occasionally seas up to 10 feet after midnight.
.FRIDAY...South winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts up to 30 knots. Waves 6 to 9 feet, occasionally seas up to 11 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts up to 30 knots. Waves 6 to 7 feet, occasionally seas up to 9 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 20 to 25 knots. Waves 6 to 8 feet, occasionally seas up to 10 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 20 knots. Waves 6 to 8 feet, occasionally seas up to 10 feet.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Waves 6 to 8 feet, occasionally seas up to 10 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 15 knots. Waves 5 to 7 feet, occasionally seas up to 9 feet.
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GMZ250-242215- Coastal waters from Baffin Bay to Port Aransas out 20 NM-
429 AM CDT Wed Apr 24 , 2024
.TODAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves around 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts up to 20 knots, increasing to 15 to 20 knots with gusts up to 30 knots in the afternoon. Waves 3 to 4 feet, occasionally seas around 5 feet, building to 4 to 6 feet, occasionally seas up to 8 feet in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts up to 30 knots. Waves 5 to 7 feet, occasionally seas up to 9 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts up to 35 knots. Waves 6 to 9 feet, occasionally seas up to 11 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts up to 30 knots. Waves 6 to 8 feet, occasionally seas up to 10 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 20 to 25 knots. Waves 6 to 7 feet, occasionally seas up to 9 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 20 knots. Waves 6 to 8 feet, occasionally seas up to 10 feet.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Waves 6 to 8 feet, occasionally seas up to 10 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 15 knots. Waves 5 to 7 feet, occasionally seas up to 9 feet.
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GMZ270-275-242215- 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-
429 AM CDT Wed Apr 24 , 2024
.TODAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots, becoming 10 to 15 knots this afternoon. Waves around 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts up to 20 knots. Waves 3 to 4 feet, occasionally seas around 5 feet.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots, increasing to 15 to 20 knots in the afternoon. Waves 3 to 5 feet, occasionally seas up to 6 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts up to 30 knots. Waves 5 to 7 feet, occasionally seas up to 9 feet, building to 6 to 9 feet, occasionally seas up to 11 feet after midnight.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts up to 30 knots. Waves 8 to 10 feet, occasionally seas up to 13 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts up to 30 knots. Waves 7 to 8 feet, occasionally seas up to 10 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 20 to 25 knots. Waves 7 to 8 feet, occasionally seas up to 10 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 20 knots. Waves 8 to 9 feet, occasionally seas up to 11 feet.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Waves 7 to 9 feet, occasionally seas up to 11 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Waves 6 to 8 feet, occasionally seas up to 10 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 )
  • MSIB xx-24, Worksite, Callan Marine, Epic dock 26APR24.docx(2.21 MB )

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