Daily Update

Corpus Christi, TX

May 09, 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 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
215 AM CDT Thu May 9 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.
 
GMZ200-091945-
215 AM CDT Thu May 9 2024
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...
Weak onshore flow will continue this morning through tonight with some patchy fog possible. 
In addition to patchy fog, residual smoke from Central America will continue to cause hazy conditions across South Texas ahead of our next front. 
The cold front is expected to move offshore Friday morning resulting in a northeasterly weak to moderate flow. 
Weak to moderate northeast winds Friday night will strengthen to moderate to strong Saturday as it shifts to the east. 
A weak to moderate southeasterly flow returns early next week. 
A low chance of showers and storms on Saturday increases to a low to medium chances for Sunday and Monday.
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GMZ236-237-091945- Copano, Aransas, and Redfish Bays- San Antonio, Mesquite, and Espiritu Santo Bays-
215 AM CDT Thu May 9 2024
.TODAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay and inland waters smooth. Hazy this morning. Patchy fog until late afternoon.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots, becoming east after midnight. Bay and inland waters smooth. Patchy fog in the evening. Hazy after midnight.
.FRIDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots, becoming east with gusts up to 20 knots in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters slightly choppy to occasionally choppy. Hazy with patchy dense fog in the morning.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots, becoming northeast 5 to 10 knots after midnight. 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 with gusts up to 20 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.
.MONDAY...South winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters are slightly choppy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters slightly choppy.
Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.
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GMZ231-232-091945- Baffin Bay and Upper Laguna Madre-Corpus Christi and Nueces Bays-
215 AM CDT Thu May 9 2024
.TODAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay and inland waters slightly choppy to occasionally choppy. Hazy this morning. Patchy fog until late afternoon.
.TONIGHT...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 15 to 20 knots with gusts up to 25 knots, becoming northeast around 10 knots after midnight. Bay and inland waters choppy to occasionally rough.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots, becoming east 15 to 20 knots in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters choppy. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots, diminishing to 10 to 15 knots after midnight. Bay and inland waters 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.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay and inland waters slightly choppy to occasionally choppy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.MONDAY 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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GMZ255-091945- Coastal waters from Port Aransas to Matagorda Ship Channel out 20 NM-
215 AM CDT Thu May 9 2024
.TODAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet, occasionally to 5 feet. Wave Detail: Southeast 4 feet at 7 seconds. Hazy with patchy fog.
.TONIGHT...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. Patchy fog in the evening. Hazy.
.FRIDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet, occasionally to 5 feet. Wave Detail: Southeast 4 feet at 7 seconds and northeast 2 feet at 3 seconds. Hazy with patchy dense fog in the morning.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet, occasionally to 5 feet. Wave Detail: Southeast 4 feet at 7 seconds and northeast 2 feet at 4 seconds.
.SATURDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts up to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet, occasionally to 6 feet. Wave Detail: East 4 feet at 7 seconds.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts up to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet, occasionally to 6 feet. Wave Detail: East 4 feet at 7 seconds.
.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. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening.
.MONDAY...South winds around 10 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet, occasionally to 5 feet. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet, occasionally to 5 feet.
Winds and seas higher in and near thunderstorms.
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GMZ250-091945- Coastal waters from Baffin Bay to Port Aransas out 20 NM-
215 AM CDT Thu May 9 2024
.TODAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet, occasionally to 5 feet. Wave Detail: Southeast 4 feet at 7 seconds. Hazy with patchy fog.
.TONIGHT...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. Patchy fog in the evening. Hazy after midnight.
.FRIDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts up to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet, occasionally to 5 feet. Wave Detail: Southeast 4 feet at 7 seconds and east 2 feet at 3 seconds. Hazy in the morning.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet, occasionally to 5 feet. Wave Detail: East 4 feet at 7 seconds.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots, becoming east 15 to 20 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet, occasionally to 6 feet. Wave Detail: East 4 feet at 7 seconds. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet, occasionally to 6 feet. Wave Detail: East 4 feet at 6 seconds.
.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.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet, occasionally to 5 feet. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet, occasionally to 5 feet.
Winds and seas higher in and near thunderstorms.
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GMZ270-275-091945- 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-
215 AM CDT Thu May 9 2024
.TODAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas around 4 feet, occasionally to 5 feet. Wave Detail: Southeast 4 feet at 7 seconds. Hazy with patchy fog.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots, becoming east after midnight. Seas around 4 feet, occasionally to 5 feet. Wave
Detail: Southeast 4 feet at 7 seconds. Patchy fog in the evening. Hazy.
.FRIDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 4 feet, occasionally to 5 feet. Wave Detail: Southeast 4 feet at 7 seconds. Hazy with patchy dense fog in the morning.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 4 feet, occasionally to 5 feet. Wave Detail: East 4 feet at 7 seconds and northeast 2 feet at 4 seconds.
.SATURDAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet, occasionally to 6 feet. Wave Detail: East 5 feet at 6 seconds. A slight chance of showers in the morning.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds around 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.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds around 15 knots. Seas around 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 around 4 feet, occasionally to 5 feet.
.MONDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 4 feet, occasionally to 5 feet. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 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 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 )

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