Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
359 PM CST THU JAN 19 2017

LOWER TEXAS COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO THE MOUTH OF THE
RIO GRANDE OUT TO 60 NM.

SEAS ARE PROVIDED AS A RANGE OF THE AVERAGE HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST
1/3 OF THE WAVES...ALONG WITH THE OCCASIONAL HEIGHT OF THE AVERAGE
HIGHEST 10 PERCENT OF THE WAVES

GMZ100-201000-
SYNOPSIS FOR BAFFIN BAY TO RIO GRANDE OUT 60 NM-
359 PM CST THU JAN 19 2017

.SYNOPSIS...FAIR CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED FRIDAY AND SATURDAY
AHEAD OF A STRONG COLD FRONT MOVING THROUGH THE COASTAL WATERS
LATE SATURDAY NIGHT INTO EARLY SUNDAY MORNING. GALE CONDITIONS
WILL LIKELY DEVELOP IN THE WAKE OF THE FRONT SUNDAY.

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GMZ130-132-135-201000-
LAGUNA MADRE FROM THE PORT OF BROWNSVILLE TO THE ARROYO COLORADO-
LAGUNA MADRE FROM THE ARROYO COLORADO TO 5 NM NORTH OF PORT
MANSFIELD TX-
LAGUNA MADRE FROM 5 NM NORTH OF PORT MANSFIELD TO BAFFIN BAY TX-
359 PM CST THU JAN 19 2017

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 7 TO 10 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE BAY.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 7 TO 10 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE BAY.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING, THEN
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 7 TO 10 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE
BAY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 7 TO 9 KNOTS SHIFTING WEST IN THE
LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON, THEN SHIFTING NORTHEAST 7 TO
8 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE BAY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 9 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH
7 TO 10 KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING, THEN SHIFTING WEST 7 TO
12 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT BECOMING NORTHWEST 12 TO 17 KNOTS EARLY
IN THE MORNING. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE BAY INCREASING TO A MODERATE
CHOP EARLY IN THE MORNING.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS INCREASING TO 21 TO
26 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. ROUGH ON THE BAY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 14 TO 19 KNOTS. CHOPPY ON THE
BAY.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 7 TO 12 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE BAY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. CHOPPY ON THE BAY.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 17 TO 22 KNOTS. ROUGH ON THE BAY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. CHOPPY ON THE
BAY.

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GMZ150-155-201000-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT MANSFIELD TO THE RIO GRANDE OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT MANSFIELD OUT 20 NM-
359 PM CST THU JAN 19 2017

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 8 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH 7 TO
12 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 7 TO 12 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. PATCHY FOG
IN THE MORNING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING, THEN SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 7 TO 12 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 7 TO 11 KNOTS SHIFTING WEST 7 TO
10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON, THEN SHIFTING SOUTH AROUND
7 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 7 TO 11 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 11 TO
16 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT, THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 18 TO 23 KNOTS
EARLY IN THE MORNING. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 27 TO 32 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 24 TO
29 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 10 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 7 TO 12 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 17 TO 22 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 14 TO 19 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.

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GMZ170-175-201000-
WATERS FROM PORT MANSFIELD TO THE RIO GRANDE EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT MANSFIELD EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
359 PM CST THU JAN 19 2017

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 7 TO 8 KNOTS INCREASING TO 8 TO 12 KNOTS
IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 7 TO 12 KNOTS INCREASING TO 11 TO 14 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
5 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 7 TO
8 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 7 TO 11 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
13 TO 18 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT, THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 23 TO
28 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 28 TO 35 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET BUILDING TO 9 TO 13 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 17 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 23 TO 28 KNOTS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 15 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 9 TO 14 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 19 TO 24 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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