Daily Update

Corpus Christi, TX

May 14, 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
1022 AM CDT Tue May 14 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.
 
GMZ200-150415-
1022 AM CDT Tue May 14 2024
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...
A generally weak to moderate northeast to easterly flow will persist today. 
Winds will shift to the southeast tonight and become light overnight, followed by a weak to moderate flow on Wednesday. 
Moisture will increase across the area Wednesday.
Isolated to scattered showers and thunderstorms will be possible early Thursday morning through Thursday evening. 
Weak to moderate onshore flow is expected to continue through much of the week into the weekend. 
Periods of Advisory conditions are possible in our southern bays and nearshore waters Thursday afternoon into the overnight hours as winds are forecast to range between 20-25 knots.
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GMZ236-237-150415- Copano, Aransas, and Redfish Bays- San Antonio, Mesquite, and Espiritu Santo Bays-
1022 AM CDT Tue May 14 2024
.REST OF TODAY...North winds around 5 knots, becoming east late. Bay and inland waters smooth.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay and inland waters smooth. Patchy fog after midnight.
.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.
.WEDNESDAY 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 after midnight.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay and inland waters slightly choppy to occasionally choppy. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, 
then a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts up to 20 knots. Bay and inland waters slightly choppy to occasionally choppy.
.FRIDAY...South winds around 10 knots, becoming southeast in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters slightly choppy.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay and inland waters smooth.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots, becoming east in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters smooth.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters slightly choppy.
Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.
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GMZ231-232-150415- Baffin Bay and Upper Laguna Madre-Corpus Christi and Nueces Bays-
1022 AM CDT Tue May 14 2024
.REST OF TODAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots, becoming northeast early this afternoon, then becoming east 10 to 15 knots with gusts up to 20 knots late. Bay and inland waters slightly choppy to occasionally choppy.
.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. Patchy fog after midnight.
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots, increasing to 15 to 20 knots with gusts up to 25 knots in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters choppy. Patchy fog in the morning.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots, diminishing to 10 to 15 knots after midnight. Bay and inland waters choppy.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots, increasing to 15 to 20 knots in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters choppy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots, diminishing to 10 to 15 knots after midnight. Bay and inland waters choppy.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots, becoming east in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters slightly choppy to occasionally choppy.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay and inland waters smooth.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots, becoming east in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters smooth.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay and inland waters smooth.
Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.
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GMZ255-150415- Coastal waters from Port Aransas to Matagorda Ship Channel out 20 NM-
1022 AM CDT Tue May 14 2024
.REST OF TODAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots, becoming east late. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Wave Detail: Southeast 3 feet at 6 seconds.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Wave
Detail: Southeast 3 feet at 7 seconds.
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots, increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Wave Detail: Southeast 3 feet at 7 seconds.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast 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 8 seconds. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
.THURSDAY...Southeast 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 6 seconds. 
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast 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 6 seconds.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet, occasionally to 5 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds around 10 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet, occasionally to 5 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots, becoming east in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 feet, occasionally to 5 feet.
.SATURDAY 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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GMZ250-150415- Coastal waters from Baffin Bay to Port Aransas out 20 NM-
1022 AM CDT Tue May 14 2024
.REST OF TODAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots, becoming east 10 to 15 knots late. Seas around 3 feet. Wave Detail: East 3 feet at 6 seconds.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots, diminishing to 5 to 10 knots after midnight. Seas around 3 feet. Wave Detail: Southeast 3 feet at 7 seconds.
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots, increasing to 10 to 15 knots with gusts up to 20 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 feet, occasionally to 5 feet. Wave Detail: Southeast 4 feet at 8 seconds.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast 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 8 seconds.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots, increasing to 15 to 20 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 feet, occasionally to 5 feet. Wave Detail: Southeast 4 feet at 7 seconds. 
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Gusts up to 30 knots in the evening. Seas 4 to 5 feet, occasionally to 6 feet. Wave Detail: Southeast 5 feet at 6 seconds.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots, becoming east in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 feet, occasionally to 5 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds around 10 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet, occasionally to 5 feet.
.SATURDAY...East winds around 10 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet, occasionally to 5 feet.
.SATURDAY 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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GMZ270-275-150415- 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-
1022 AM CDT Tue May 14 2024
.REST OF TODAY...North winds around 10 knots, becoming northeast late. Seas 3 to 4 feet, occasionally to 5 feet. Wave Detail: East 4 feet at 7 seconds.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet, occasionally to 5 feet. Wave Detail: Southeast 3 feet at 7 seconds.
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet, occasionally to 5 feet. Wave Detail: Southeast 4 feet at 7 seconds.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts up to 20 knots. Seas around 4 feet, occasionally to 5 feet. Wave
Detail: Southeast 4 feet at 8 seconds.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts up to 20 knots. Seas around 4 feet, occasionally to 5 feet. Wave
Detail: Southeast 4 feet at 6 seconds. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts up to 25 knots. Seas around 4 feet, occasionally to 5 feet. Wave
Detail: Southeast 4 feet at 6 seconds.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots, becoming around 10 knots in the afternoon. Seas around 4 feet, occasionally to 5 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds around 10 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet, occasionally to 6 feet.
.SATURDAY...East winds around 10 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet, occasionally to 6 feet.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 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 14-24, update 1, Worksite Trident pipeline removal 31MAY.docx(539 KB )
  • MSIB 13-24, Update 6 Worksite Chemical Turning Basin, Inner Harbor, night time.docx(280 KB )

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