Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

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FZUS54 KCRP 230915
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
415 AM CDT THU OCT 23 2014

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.

GMZ200-232200-
415 AM CDT THU OCT 23 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...
A WEAK TO MODERATE EAST TO NORTHEAST FLOW WILL OCCUR TODAY THROUGH
SATURDAY IN RESPONSE TO HIGHER SURFACE PRESSURE TO THE NORTH AND
LOWER PRESSURE OVER THE SOUTHWESTERN GULF OF MEXICO. PATCHY LIGHT
RAIN OR ISOLATED SHOWERS MAY OCCUR TODAY IN RESPONSE TO AN UPPER
LEVEL DISTURBANCE. A WEAK ONSHORE FLOW WILL DEVELOP BY THE SECOND
HALF OF THE WEEKEND AND INTENSIFY EARLY NEXT WEEK.

$$

GMZ235-232200-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR-
415 AM CDT THU OCT 23 2014

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WIND UP TO 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY.

$$

GMZ230-232200-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
415 AM CDT THU OCT 23 2014

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS CHOPPY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY.

$$

GMZ250-255-232200-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-
415 AM CDT THU OCT 23 2014

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHEAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.

$$

GMZ270-275-232200-
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-
415 AM CDT THU OCT 23 2014

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
5 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.

$$

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