Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

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FZUS54 KCRP 212134
CWFCRP

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Corpus Christi TX
334 PM CST Sun Jan 21 2018

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.

GMZ200-221100-
334 PM CST Sun Jan 21 2018

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...
Moderate southerly flow this evening will gradually weaken
tonight and become more southwest late tonight as a cold front
approaches the area. Some areas of fog are still expected ahead of
the cold front with isolated to scattered showers. A weak to
moderate offshore flow is expected behind the front Monday.
Northeast flow will weaken into Tuesday and Wednesday. A coastal
trough could bring a slight chance of rain by mid-week and keep a
relatively weak flow from a northeast direction. The flow is
expected to become more easterly to southeasterly Thursday and
Friday.

$$

GMZ235-221100-
Bays and Waterways from Port Aransas to Port O`Connor-
334 PM CST Sun Jan 21 2018

.TONIGHT...South wind 10 to 15 knots this evening becoming 5 to
10 knots after midnight, then shifting west late in the night.
Bays slightly choppy to occasionally choppy. Patchy fog in the
evening. Areas of fog after midnight. A slight chance of showers.
.MONDAY...North wind 10 to 15 knots. Bays slightly choppy to
occasionally choppy.
.MONDAY NIGHT...North wind 5 to 10 knots. Bays smooth to slightly
choppy.
.TUESDAY...Northeast wind 5 to 10 knots. Bays smooth to slightly
choppy.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northeast wind 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to
15 knots after midnight. Bays slightly choppy to occasionally
choppy.
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Bays slightly choppy
to occasionally choppy.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...East wind 5 to 10 knots. Bays smooth to
slightly choppy.
.THURSDAY...East wind 10 to 15 knots. Bays slightly choppy to
occasionally choppy.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast wind around 10 knots. Bays slightly
choppy. A slight chance of showers.
.FRIDAY...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Bays slightly choppy to
occasionally choppy. A chance of showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South wind 10 to 15 knots. Bays slightly choppy
to occasionally choppy. A chance of showers.

$$

GMZ230-221100-
Bays and Waterways from Baffin Bay to Port Aransas-
334 PM CST Sun Jan 21 2018

.TONIGHT...South wind 15 to 20 knots this evening becoming 10 to
15 knots after midnight, then shifting west late in the night.
Bays slightly choppy to occasionally choppy. Patchy fog in the
evening. Areas of fog after midnight.
.MONDAY...North wind 10 to 15 knots. Bays slightly choppy to
occasionally choppy.
.MONDAY NIGHT...North wind 5 to 10 knots. Bays smooth to slightly
choppy.
.TUESDAY...Northeast wind 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to
15 knots in the afternoon. Bays slightly choppy to occasionally
choppy.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northeast wind 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to
15 knots after midnight. Bays slightly choppy to occasionally
choppy.
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Bays slightly choppy
to occasionally choppy.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northeast wind 5 to 10 knots. Bays smooth to
slightly choppy.
.THURSDAY...East wind 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots
in the afternoon. Bays slightly choppy to occasionally choppy.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast wind around 10 knots. Bays slightly
choppy. A slight chance of showers.
.FRIDAY...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Bays slightly choppy to
occasionally choppy. A chance of showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots becoming south 5 to
10 knots after midnight. Bays slightly choppy to occasionally
choppy. A chance of showers.

$$

GMZ255-221100-
Coastal waters from Port Aransas to Matagorda Ship Channel out
20 NM-
334 PM CST Sun Jan 21 2018

.TONIGHT...South wind 10 to 15 knots shifting west late in the
night. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas up to 6 feet. Patchy
fog in the evening. Areas of fog after midnight. A slight chance
of showers.
.MONDAY...Northwest wind 15 to 20 knots becoming north 10 to
15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas
up to 6 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...North wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with
occasional seas up to 5 feet.
.TUESDAY...Northeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas up to 6 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet
with occasional seas up to 6 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas up to 6 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...East wind around 10 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet
with occasional seas up to 6 feet.
.THURSDAY...East wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas up to 6 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet
with occasional seas up to 6 feet. A slight chance of showers.
.FRIDAY...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet with
occasional seas up to 5 feet. A chance of showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas up to 6 feet. A chance of showers.

$$

GMZ250-221100-
Coastal waters from Baffin Bay to Port Aransas out 20 NM-
334 PM CST Sun Jan 21 2018

.TONIGHT...South wind 10 to 15 knots shifting west late in the
night. Seas 3 to 4 feet with occasional seas up to 5 feet. A
slight chance of showers in the evening. Patchy fog in the
evening, then areas of fog after midnight.
.MONDAY...Northwest wind 15 to 20 knots becoming north 10 to
15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 feet with occasional seas
up to 5 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...North wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with
occasional seas up to 5 feet.
.TUESDAY...Northeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas up to 6 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet
with occasional seas up to 6 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas up to 6 feet. A slight chance of showers.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to
5 feet with occasional seas up to 6 feet.
.THURSDAY...East wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas up to 6 feet. A slight chance of showers.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet
with occasional seas up to 6 feet. A slight chance of showers.
.FRIDAY...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas up to 6 feet. A chance of showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas up to 6 feet. A chance of showers.

$$

GMZ275-221100-
Waters from Port Aransas to Matagorda Ship Channel from 20 to
60 NM-
334 PM CST Sun Jan 21 2018

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TONIGHT...South wind 15 to 20 knots early, becoming 10 to 15
knots and shifting southwest late in the night. Seas 4 to 5 feet
with occasional seas up to 6 feet. A slight chance of showers in
the evening, then a chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms
after midnight.
.MONDAY...Northwest wind 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 8 feet. A slight chance of showers in the
morning.
.MONDAY NIGHT...North wind 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 8 feet.
.TUESDAY...Northeast wind around 15 knots. Seas 5 feet with
occasional seas up to 6 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet
with occasional seas up to 6 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast wind around 15 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet
with occasional seas up to 8 feet. A slight chance of showers.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to
6 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet.
.THURSDAY...East wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet with
occasional seas up to 6 feet. A slight chance of showers.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet
with occasional seas up to 6 feet. A slight chance of showers.
.FRIDAY...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 8 feet. A chance of showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 5 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 8 feet. A chance of showers.

$$

GMZ270-221100-
Waters from Baffin Bay to Port Aransas from 20 to 60 NM-
334 PM CST Sun Jan 21 2018

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TONIGHT...South wind 15 to 20 knots early, becoming 10 to 15
knots and shifting southwest late in the night. Seas 4 to 5 feet
with occasional seas up to 6 feet. A chance of showers in the
evening, then a slight chance of showers and isolated
thunderstorms after midnight.
.MONDAY...North wind 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 8 feet. A slight chance of showers in the
morning.
.MONDAY NIGHT...North wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 8 feet.
.TUESDAY...Northeast wind around 15 knots. Seas 5 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 8 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northeast wind around 15 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet
with occasional seas up to 6 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast wind around 15 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet
with occasional seas up to 6 feet. A slight chance of showers.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 5 feet
with occasional seas up to 6 feet.
.THURSDAY...East wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet with
occasional seas up to 6 feet. A slight chance of showers.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 5 feet with
occasional seas up to 6 feet. A slight chance of showers.
.FRIDAY...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 5 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 8 feet. A chance of showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 5 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 8 feet. A chance of showers.

$$



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