If you are still considering where to go and what to do New Year's weekend, My Coastal World is here. You can check the Calendar of events, list of Attractions links, and find the latest fishing reports on Outdoors.
The devastation by Hurricane Harvey touched all My Coastal World, the North Bay area, even if unequally. Portland and Gregory, at the southern end, received less wind and storm surge than the communities slightly to their north. Rockport and Fulton experienced the eye wall of Harvey with Category 4 winds on August 25.
Friday, August 25 at 4:00 p.m., the National Weather Service Corpus Christi announced hurricane force winds were to begin in less than two hours.
Hurricane Harvey has come and left his mark on the communities we love. As the skies darkened on August 25 ...
Texas Gulf coast residents are aware of the increase in tropical weather systems which begins during the month of August each year. Visitors to our coastal communities also need to be aware of the weather conditions so they can make their vacation and weekend plans and be prepared for changes.
Anyone who goes to Conn Brown Harbor this weekend may be surprised to see the large number of Gulf shrimp boats which are now docked. During the Texas Shrimp Season, these boats visit the harbor regularly to bring their catch to Erickson & Jenson Shrimp Packers but usually only two or three will be docked at the same time. On Wednesday, August 9, 15 shrimpers were counted with some tied alongside another boat.
Tropical weather systems require remaining aware and being prepared.