Daily Update

Corpus Christi, TX

April 26, 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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Please find attached MSIB 27-24 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
National Weather Service Corpus Christi TX
341 AM CDT Fri Apr 26 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.
 
GMZ200-262200-
341 AM CDT Fri Apr 26 2024
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...
The Small Craft Advisory has been extended through Sunday morning in response to a persistent strong onshore flow across the marine zones. 
Winds may weaken slightly tonight but will quickly ramp up by early Saturday with seas remaining elevated. 
A few showers and thunderstorms will be possible today as a weak disturbance track over the area. 
The strong onshore flow is expected to linger through Sunday night, leading to additional Small Craft Advisory conditions. 
Winds will diminish Monday with weak to moderate onshore flow persisting through the upcoming week.
Isolated to scattered showers and thunderstorms are possible daily Sunday through the upcoming week.
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GMZ236-237-262200- Copano, Aransas, and Redfish Bays- San Antonio, Mesquite, and Espiritu Santo Bays-
341 AM CDT Fri Apr 26 2024
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM CDT THIS MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...
.TODAY...Southeast winds increasing to around 20 knots with gusts up to 30 knots. Bay and inland waters choppy. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds around 20 knots with gusts up to 25 knots. Bay and inland waters choppy.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds around 20 knots with gusts up to 30 knots. Bay and inland waters choppy.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 20 knots with gusts up to 30 knots. Bay and inland waters choppy.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Gusts up to 30 knots in the morning. Bay and inland waters choppy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts up to 25 knots. Bay and inland waters slightly choppy to occasionally choppy.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay and inland waters slightly choppy to occasionally choppy.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 15 knots. Bay and inland waters slightly choppy to choppy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay and inland waters slightly choppy to occasionally choppy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast 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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GMZ231-232-262200- Baffin Bay and Upper Laguna Madre-Corpus Christi and Nueces Bays-
341 AM CDT Fri Apr 26 2024
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...
.TODAY...Southeast winds 20 to 25 knots. Gusts up to 35 knots this afternoon. Bay and inland waters choppy to occasionally rough. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds around 20 knots with gusts up to 30 knots. Bay and inland waters choppy.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots, increasing to 20 to 25 knots in the afternoon. Gusts up to 35 knots. Bay and inland waters choppy to occasionally rough.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts up to 35 knots. Bay and inland waters choppy to occasionally rough.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts up to 30 knots, diminishing to 15 to 20 knots in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters choppy to occasionally rough. 
A chance of showers with a slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts up to 25 knots. Bay and inland waters choppy.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay and inland waters slightly choppy to occasionally choppy.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay and inland waters slightly choppy to occasionally choppy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay and inland waters slightly choppy to occasionally choppy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 15 knots. Bay and inland waters slightly choppy to choppy.
Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.
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GMZ255-262200- Coastal waters from Port Aransas to Matagorda Ship Channel out 20 NM-
341 AM CDT Fri Apr 26 2024
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...
.TODAY...Southeast winds around 20 knots with gusts up to 25 knots. Waves 5 to 7 feet, occasionally seas up to 9 feet. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts up to 25 knots. Waves 5 to 7 feet, occasionally seas up to 9 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds around 20 knots with gusts up to 30 knots. Waves 6 to 9 feet, occasionally seas up to 11 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts up to 35 knots. Waves 7 to 10 feet, occasionally seas up to 13 feet.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts up to 30 knots, diminishing to 10 to 15 knots with gusts up to 20 knots in the afternoon. Waves 7 to 10 feet, occasionally seas up to 13 feet. 
A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts up to 25 knots. Waves 6 to 8 feet, occasionally seas up to 10 feet.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 4 to 6 feet, occasionally seas up to 8 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 15 knots. Waves 4 to 6 feet, occasionally seas up to 8 feet. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 4 to 5 feet, occasionally seas up to 6 feet. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast 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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GMZ250-262200- Coastal waters from Baffin Bay to Port Aransas out 20 NM-
341 AM CDT Fri Apr 26 2024
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...
.TODAY...Southeast winds 20 to 25 knots. Gusts up to 35 knots this afternoon. Waves 5 to 7 feet, occasionally seas up to 9 feet. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds around 20 knots with gusts up to 30 knots. Waves 5 to 6 feet, occasionally seas up to 8 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds around 20 knots. Gusts up to 35 knots in the afternoon. Waves 6 to 8 feet, occasionally seas up to 10 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 20 to 25 knots. Gusts up to 35 knots in the evening. Waves 8 to 10 feet, occasionally seas up to 13 feet.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 20 to 25 knots, diminishing to 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon. Waves 7 to 10 feet, occasionally seas up to 13 feet. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts up to 25 knots. Waves 6 to 8 feet, occasionally seas up to 10 feet.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 4 to 6 feet, occasionally seas up to 8 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 15 knots. Waves 4 to 6 feet, occasionally seas up to 8 feet. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 4 to 6 feet, occasionally seas up to 8 feet. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 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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GMZ270-275-262200- 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-
341 AM CDT Fri Apr 26 2024
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...
.TODAY...Southeast winds 20 to 25 knots, diminishing to around 20 knots this afternoon. Waves 6 to 8 feet, occasionally seas up to 10 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots, increasing to 20 to 25 knots after midnight. Waves 6 to 8 feet, occasionally seas up to 10 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts up to 35 knots. Waves 8 to 11 feet, occasionally seas up to 14 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts up to 35 knots. Waves 9 to 12 feet, occasionally seas up to 15 feet.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 20 to 25 knots, diminishing to 15 to 20 knots in the afternoon. Waves 9 to 12 feet, occasionally seas up to 15 feet, subsiding to 8 to 10 feet, occasionally seas up to 13 feet in the afternoon. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts up to 30 knots. Waves 6 to 9 feet, occasionally seas up to 11 feet.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 5 to 7 feet, occasionally seas up to 9 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 15 knots. Waves around 6 feet, occasionally seas up to 8 feet. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 5 to 6 feet, occasionally seas up to 8 feet.

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

Attachments

  • MSIB 27-24, Worksite, Callan Marine, Epic dock 26APR24.pdf(293 KB )
  • MSIB 13-24, Update 6 Worksite Chemical Turning Basin, Inner Harbor, night time (2).docx(280 KB )
  • MSIB 14-24, update 1, Worksite Trident pipeline removal 31MAY (2).docx(539 KB )

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