Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

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CWFCRP

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
404 AM CDT SAT JUL 23 2016

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.

GMZ200-232230-
404 AM CDT SAT JUL 23 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...
WEAK ONSHORE FLOW WILL PERSIST INTO THE WEEKEND DUE TO SURFACE
LOW PRESSURE NEAR WEST TEXAS AND SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE
EASTERN GULF OF MEXICO. GENERALLY ISOLATED SHOWERS EACH DAY ARE
EXPECTED...MAINLY DURING THE LATE NIGHT AND MORNING HOURS. A
STRONGER ONSHORE FLOW IS EXPECTED NEXT WEEK...MAINLY DURING THE
AFTERNOON AND EVENING HOURS. WETTER CONDITIONS ARE ALSO EXPECTED
EARLY NEXT WEEK ACROSS ALL MARINE AREAS.

$$

GMZ235-232230-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR-
404 AM CDT SAT JUL 23 2016

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH. ISOLATED
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY. ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY. SCATTERED SHOWERS. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
NUMEROUS SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN
ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.

$$

GMZ230-232230-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
404 AM CDT SAT JUL 23 2016

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY. SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY. SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY. ISOLATED SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. SCATTERED
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.

$$

GMZ250-255-232230-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-
404 AM CDT SAT JUL 23 2016

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. ISOLATED
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. ISOLATED
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. ISOLATED
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.

$$

GMZ270-275-232230-
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-
404 AM CDT SAT JUL 23 2016

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
ISOLATED SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. ISOLATED
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
ISOLATED SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. SCATTERED
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...
THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.

$$

GH/RH



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