Daily Update

Corpus Christi, TX

May 08, 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 30-24 as COTP is establishing a worksite in the Corpus Christi Ship Channel, Inner Harbor, near Buckeye TX HUB 1 Dock 
as Callan Marine has informed the US coast guard that the will be installing 2 pieces of a submerged dredge pipeline in the Inner Harbor on 8th MAY 2024 from 1000 to 1400.
Please see attached for more information.
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Please find attached MSIB 31-24 for the Sunfish Distance Race Port A to Rockport will take place in Lydia Ann Channel and the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway on 18th MAY 2024 starting at 1130 expected to conclude around 1730.
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
238 AM CDT Wed May 8 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.
 
GMZ200-082045-
238 AM CDT Wed May 8 2024
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...
Weak to moderate onshore winds can be expected Tonight through
Thursday night along with some patchy fog. 
A cold front will move offshore Friday morning. 
Winds will shift to the northeast and strengthen to moderate levels Friday through Saturday morning.
Winds begin to shift back to the east-southeast through Saturday afternoon. 
There is a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms Saturday, 
increasing to a medium 30 to 40 percent chance Sunday through Monday as a series of upper level disturbances pass through.
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GMZ236-237-082045- Copano, Aransas, and Redfish Bays- San Antonio, Mesquite, and Espiritu Santo Bays-
238 AM CDT Wed May 8 2024
.TODAY...South 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. Patchy fog late this morning.
.TONIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay and inland waters smooth. Patchy fog after midnight.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay and inland waters smooth. Patchy fog in the morning.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots, becoming east after midnight. Bay and inland waters smooth.
.FRIDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots, becoming east in the afternoon. 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.
.SATURDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay and inland waters slightly choppy to occasionally choppy.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay and inland waters slightly choppy to occasionally choppy.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay and inland waters slightly choppy to occasionally choppy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY 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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GMZ231-232-082045- Baffin Bay and Upper Laguna Madre-Corpus Christi and Nueces Bays-
238 AM CDT Wed May 8 2024
...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...
.TODAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts up to 20 knots, increasing to 15 to 20 knots late. Bay and inland waters choppy. Patchy fog this morning.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay and inland waters slightly choppy to occasionally choppy. Patchy fog after midnight.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay and inland waters slightly choppy to occasionally choppy. Patchy fog in the morning.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts up to 20 knots, becoming east 5 to 10 knots after midnight. Bay and inland waters slightly choppy to occasionally choppy.
.FRIDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots, becoming east 15 to 20 knots in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters choppy.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay and inland waters slightly choppy to occasionally choppy.
.SATURDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay and inland waters slightly choppy to occasionally choppy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay and inland waters slightly choppy to occasionally choppy.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots, increasing to around 15 knots in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters slightly choppy to occasionally choppy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY 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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GMZ255-082045- Coastal waters from Port Aransas to Matagorda Ship Channel out 20 NM-
238 AM CDT Wed May 8 2024
.TODAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet, occasionally to 5 feet. Wave Detail: Southeast 4 feet at 7 seconds. Patchy fog this morning.
.TONIGHT...South winds around 10 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet, occasionally to 5 feet. Wave Detail: Southeast 4 feet at 7 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet, occasionally to 5 feet. Wave Detail: Southeast 4 feet at 7 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots, becoming east after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 feet, occasionally to 5 feet. Wave
Detail: Southeast 4 feet at 7 seconds.
.FRIDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet, occasionally to 6 feet. Wave Detail: Southeast 4 feet at 7 seconds.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts up to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet, occasionally to 5 feet. Wave 
Detail: East 4 feet at 7 seconds.
.SATURDAY...East winds around 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet, occasionally to 5 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet, occasionally to 5 feet.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet, occasionally to 5 feet. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet, occasionally to 5 feet.
Winds and seas higher in and near thunderstorms.
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GMZ250-082045- Coastal waters from Baffin Bay to Port Aransas out 20 NM-
238 AM CDT Wed May 8 2024
.TODAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet, occasionally to 5 feet. Wave Detail: Southeast 4 feet at 7 seconds. Patchy fog until late afternoon.
.TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet, occasionally to 6 feet. Wave Detail: Southeast 4 feet at 7 seconds. Patchy fog.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet, occasionally to 5 feet. Wave Detail: Southeast 4 feet at 7 seconds. Areas of fog in the morning.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots, becoming east 5 to 10 knots after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 feet, occasionally to 5 feet. Wave Detail: Southeast 4 feet at 7 seconds.
.FRIDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots, increasing to 15 to 20 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet, occasionally to 6 feet. Wave Detail: Southeast 4 feet at 7 seconds.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet, occasionally to 6 feet. Wave Detail: East 4 feet at 7 seconds.
.SATURDAY...East winds around 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet, occasionally to 5 feet. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet, occasionally to 5 feet.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots, increasing to around 15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 feet, occasionally to 5 feet. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet, occasionally to 5 feet.
Winds and seas higher in and near thunderstorms.
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GMZ270-275-082045- 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-
238 AM CDT Wed May 8 2024
.TODAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet, occasionally to 6 feet. Wave Detail: Southeast 5 feet at 7 seconds. Areas of fog early this morning, then patchy fog late this morning.
.TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts up to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet, occasionally to 6 feet. Wave Detail: Southeast 5 feet at 7 seconds. Patchy fog.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts up to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet, occasionally to 6 feet. Wave Detail: Southeast 4 feet at 7 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots, becoming east after midnight. Seas 4 to 5 feet, occasionally to 6 feet. Wave
Detail: Southeast 4 feet at 7 seconds.
.FRIDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet, occasionally to 6 feet. Wave Detail: Southeast 5 feet at 7 seconds.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts up to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet, occasionally to 6 feet. Wave Detail: East 5 feet at 7 seconds.
.SATURDAY...East winds around 15 knots. Seas around 4 feet, occasionally to 5 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 4 feet, occasionally to 5 feet.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet, occasionally to 5 feet. A chance of showers. A chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet, occasionally to 5 feet.
Winds and seas higher in and near thunderstorms.

Attachments

  • MSIB 31-24, Sunfish Distance Race Port A to Rockport Harbor.pdf(351 KB )
  • MSIB 30-24, Worksite, Callan Marine, Buckeye Dock pipeline inst.pdf(294 KB )
  • MSIB 14-24, update 1, Worksite Trident pipeline removal 31MAY (8).docx(539 KB )
  • MSIB 13-24, Update 6 Worksite Chemical Turning Basin, Inner Harbor, night time (8).docx(280 KB )

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