Daily Update

Corpus Christi, TX

April 29, 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
141 AM CDT Mon Apr 29 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.
 
GMZ200-291945-
141 AM CDT Mon Apr 29 2024
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...
A Small Craft Advisory will remain in effect over the coastal waters through this afternoon as wave heights remain elevated.
Wave heights will subside this afternoon, leaving us with light to moderate onshore flow. 
There is a low to moderate chance of showers and thunderstorms today through Tuesday.
There is medium confidence in patchy to areas of fog late tonight. 
Weak to moderate onshore flow Tuesday night through Wednesday will strengthen to moderate Wednesday night through Thursday night.
Onshore winds back down to weak to moderate Friday into the weekend. 
There is a low chance, 20 to 30 percent, of showers and thunderstorms daily Wednesday through Saturday.
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GMZ236-237-291945- Copano, Aransas, and Redfish Bays- San Antonio, Mesquite, and Espiritu Santo Bays-
141 AM CDT Mon Apr 29 2024
.TODAY...South winds around 5 knots, becoming southeast this afternoon. Bay and inland waters smooth. Patchy fog this morning. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay and inland waters smooth. Patchy fog in the evening, then widespread dense fog after midnight. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
.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. Widespread dense fog in the morning. 
A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots, diminishing to 5 to 10 knots after midnight. Bay and inland waters slightly choppy to occasionally choppy. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening.
.WEDNESDAY...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.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts up to 25 knots. Bay and inland waters choppy.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay and inland waters choppy.
.THURSDAY 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.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay and inland waters slightly choppy to occasionally choppy.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters slightly choppy.
Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.
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GMZ231-232-291945- Baffin Bay and Upper Laguna Madre-Corpus Christi and Nueces Bays- 
141 AM CDT Mon Apr 29 2024
...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...
.TODAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots, becoming east 15 to 20 knots this afternoon. Bay and inland waters choppy. Patchy fog this morning. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts up to 20 knots, diminishing to 5 to 10 knots after midnight. Bay and inland waters slightly choppy to occasionally choppy. Widespread dense fog after midnight.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots, increasing to 10 to 15 knots with gusts up to 25 knots in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters slightly choppy to occasionally choppy. Widespread dense fog in the morning. 
A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots, becoming southeast 10 to 15 knots after midnight. Bay and inland waters choppy. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening.
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots, increasing to 15 to 20 knots in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters choppy. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts up to 30 knots. Bay and inland waters choppy.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay and inland waters choppy.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay and inland waters slightly choppy to occasionally choppy.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay and inland waters slightly choppy to occasionally choppy.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East 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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GMZ250-255-291945- Coastal waters from Baffin Bay to Port Aransas out 20 NM- Coastal waters from Port Aransas to Matagorda Ship Channel out 20 NM-
141 AM CDT Mon Apr 29 2024
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM CDT THIS AFTERNOON...
.TODAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots, becoming east 10 to 15 knots this afternoon. Waves 4 to 6 feet, occasionally seas up to 8 feet. Patchy fog. A chance of showers this morning. A slight chance of thunderstorms. 
A slight chance of showers this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 3 to 5 feet, occasionally seas up to 6 feet. Patchy fog in the evening, then widespread dense fog after midnight. 
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
.TUESDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots, increasing to 10 to 15 knots with gusts up to 20 knots in the afternoon. Waves 3 to 5 feet, occasionally seas up to 6 feet. Patchy dense fog in the morning. 
A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 3 to 4 feet, occasionally seas around 5 feet. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening.
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Gusts up to 25 knots in the afternoon. Waves 3 to 5 feet, occasionally seas up to 6 feet. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts up to 25 knots. Waves 4 to 5 feet, occasionally seas up to 6 feet.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Waves 4 to 6 feet, occasionally seas up to 8 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 15 knots. Waves 4 to 6 feet, occasionally seas up to 8 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 4 to 5 feet, occasionally seas up to 6 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds around 10 knots. Waves 3 to 5 feet, occasionally seas up to 6 feet.
Winds and seas higher in and near thunderstorms.
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GMZ270-275-291945- 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-
141 AM CDT Mon Apr 29 2024
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM CDT THIS AFTERNOON...
.TODAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts up to 20 knots, becoming east 5 to 10 knots this afternoon. Waves 5 to 7 feet, occasionally seas up to 9 feet. Patchy fog. 
A chance of showers and thunderstorms this morning. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms this afternoon. 
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Waves around 5 feet, occasionally seas up to 6 feet. Patchy fog. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
.TUESDAY...East winds around 10 knots. Waves 4 to 5 feet, occasionally seas up to 6 feet. Patchy dense fog in the morning. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts up to 20 knots. Waves 4 to 5 feet, occasionally seas up to 6 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts up to 20 knots. Waves 4 to 5 feet, occasionally seas up to 6 feet. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts up to 30 knots. Waves 5 to 6 feet, occasionally seas up to 8 feet.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Waves 5 to 6 feet, occasionally seas up to 8 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 15 knots. Waves 5 to 6 feet, occasionally seas up to 8 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 5 to 6 feet, occasionally seas up to 8 feet.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 4 to 5 feet, occasionally seas up to 6 feet.
Winds and seas higher in and near thunderstorms.

Attachments

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

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