Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

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CWFCRP

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
1046 PM CST SAT DEC 3 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.

GMZ200-041730-
1046 PM CST SAT DEC 3 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...
SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS SHOWERS ARE EXPECTED THROUGH SUNDAY.
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH GUSTY WINDS POSSIBLE
IN AND AROUND THE STORMS. SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES REMAIN IN EFFECT
FOR THE COASTAL WATERS THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING. PRECIPITATION WILL
END FROM WEST TO EAST ON MONDAY WITH A MODERATE OFFSHORE FLOW
PERSISTING. OFFSHORE FLOW WILL DIMINISH MONDAY NIGHT. SOUTHWEST
WINDS TUESDAY WILL BECOME ONSHORE TUESDAY NIGHT AND INCREASING
EARLY WEDNESDAY. A STRONG MODIFIED ARCTIC COLD FRONT WILL MOVE
ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND TRIGGER ISOLATED TO
SCATTERED SHOWERS. VERY STRONG TO GALE NORTHERLY WINDS ARE
EXPECTED BEHIND THE FRONT WEDNESDAY NIGHT INTO THURSDAY.

$$

GMZ235-041730-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR-
1046 PM CST SAT DEC 3 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTH WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. SHOWERS LIKELY LATE IN THE EVENING.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. RAIN SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
ROUGH. SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY ROUGH. SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 20 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY TO ROUGH. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO ROUGH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.

$$

GMZ230-041730-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
1046 PM CST SAT DEC 3 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. SHOWERS LIKELY LATE IN THE EVENING.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. RAIN SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY ROUGH. SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY ROUGH. SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY ROUGH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 20 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY TO ROUGH. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO ROUGH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY ROUGH.

$$

GMZ255-041730-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-
1046 PM CST SAT DEC 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7
FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY LATE IN THE
EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. RAIN SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET DECREASING TO 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS SHIFTING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 6 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 25 TO
30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
10 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WIND 25 TO 30 KNOTS DECREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 10 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.

$$

GMZ250-041730-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
1046 PM CST SAT DEC 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7
FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY LATE IN THE
EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. RAIN SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET...DECREASING TO 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 25 TO
30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
10 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WIND 25 TO 30 KNOTS DECREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 11 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET.

$$

GMZ270-275-041730-
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-
1046 PM CST SAT DEC 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 9
FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET. SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 8 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 25 TO
30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 8 FEET BUILDING TO 7 TO 9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
11 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WIND 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 10 TO 12 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 15 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 13 FEET.

$$

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