Daily Update

Corpus Christi, TX

April 30, 2024

Notices

ūüĆěSUNRISE: 0645 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 28-24 for a 12-hour Slow Bell in La Quinta Ship Channel near Kiewitt Offshore Services on 01 MAY 2024 from 0600 to 1800.
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

129 AM CDT Tue Apr 30 , 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. 
 

GMZ200-301930-

129 AM CDT Tue Apr 30 , 2024

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...

Weak to moderate onshore flow will persist through Wednesday. 

There is a 10 to 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms through Wednesday. 

Moderate onshore flow continues through 

Thursday night before diminishing to weak to moderate Friday, then persisting through the weekend. 

There is a low 10 to 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms Thursday through Friday.

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GMZ236-237-301930- Copano, Aransas, and Redfish Bays- San Antonio, Mesquite, and Espiritu Santo Bays-


129 AM CDT Tue Apr 30 , 2024



.TODAY...East 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. A chance of showers and thunderstorms this morning. 
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms this afternoon. 

.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. Patchy fog after midnight. 

.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay and inland waters slightly choppy to occasionally choppy. Patchy fog in the morning. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, 
then a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. 

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay and inland waters slightly choppy to occasionally choppy. 

.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts up to 25 knots. Bay and inland waters slightly choppy to occasionally choppy. 

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts up to 20 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...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay and inland waters slightly choppy to occasionally choppy. 

.SATURDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots, increasing to around 15 knots in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters slightly choppy to occasionally choppy. 

.SATURDAY 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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GMZ231-232-301930- Baffin Bay and Upper Laguna Madre-Corpus Christi and Nueces Bays-


129 AM CDT Tue Apr 30 2024


.TODAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots, increasing to 10 to 15 knots with gusts up to 25 knots this afternoon. Bay and inland waters slightly choppy to occasionally choppy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly this morning. 

.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Gusts up to 25 knots in the evening. Bay and inland waters slightly choppy to occasionally choppy. Patchy fog after midnight. 

.WEDNESDAY...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. 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 25 knots. Bay and inland waters choppy. 

.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts up to 25 knots. Bay and inland waters choppy. 

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots, diminishing to 10 to 15 knots after midnight. Bay and inland waters choppy. 

.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay and inland waters slightly choppy to occasionally choppy. 

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 15 knots, diminishing to around 10 knots after midnight. Bay and inland waters slightly choppy to occasionally choppy. 

.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay and inland waters slightly choppy to occasionally choppy. 

.SATURDAY 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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GMZ250-255-301930- Coastal waters from Baffin Bay to Port Aransas out 20 NM- Coastal waters from Port Aransas to Matagorda Ship Channel out 20 NM-


129 AM CDT Tue Apr 30 2024


.TODAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 3 to 5 feet, occasionally seas up to 6 feet. Patchy fog. A chance of showers and thunderstorms this morning. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms this afternoon. 

.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 3 to 5 feet, occasionally seas up to 6 feet. Patchy fog after midnight. 

.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. Patchy fog in the morning. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. 

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts up to 20 knots. Waves 3 to 5 feet, occasionally seas up to 6 feet. 

.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts up to 20 knots. Waves 4 to 6 feet, occasionally seas up to 8 feet. 

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots, diminishing to 10 to 15 knots after midnight. Waves 4 to 6 feet, occasionally seas up to 8 feet. 

.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 3 to 5 feet, occasionally seas up to 6 feet. 

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 15 knots, diminishing to around 10 knots after midnight. Waves 3 to 4 feet, occasionally seas around 5 feet. 

.SATURDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots, increasing to around 15 knots in the afternoon. Waves 3 to 4 feet, occasionally seas around 5 feet. 

.SATURDAY 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.

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GMZ270-275-301930- 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-


129 AM CDT Tue Apr 30 2024


.TODAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 4 to 6 feet, occasionally seas up to 8 feet. Patchy fog. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. 

.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts up to 20 knots. Waves 4 to 5 feet, occasionally seas up to 6 feet. Patchy fog after midnight. 

.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves around 4 feet, occasionally seas around 5 feet. Patchy fog in the morning. A slight chance of showers. A slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. 

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts up to 25 knots. Waves 4 to 6 feet, occasionally seas up to 8 feet. 

.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts up to 25 knots. Waves 5 to 7 feet, occasionally seas up to 9 feet. 

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 15 knots with gusts up to 25 knots. Waves 5 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...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 4 to 5 feet, occasionally seas up to 6 feet. 

.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 4 to 5 feet, occasionally seas up to 6 feet. 

.SATURDAY 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.

Attachments

  • MSIB 28-24, SlowBell in La Quinta Ship Channel near KOS.pdf(306 KB )
  • MSIB 13-24, Update 6 Worksite Chemical Turning Basin, Inner Harbor, night time (4).docx(280 KB )
  • MSIB 14-24, update 1, Worksite Trident pipeline removal 31MAY (4).docx(539 KB )

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