Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
332 AM CST SAT DEC 10 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.

GMZ200-102245-
332 AM CST SAT DEC 10 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...
A WEAK TO MODERATE NORTHEASTERLY FLOW WILL BECOME MORE EASTERLY
AND INCREASE TO MODERATE LEVELS LATER TODAY AND THEN SOUTHERLY ON
SUNDAY. A COASTAL TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE WILL CONTRIBUTE TO
ISOLATED SHOWERS THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. ADDITIONAL ISOLATED
SHOWERS OR PATCHY LIGHT RAIN EXPECTED SUNDAY AS WARMER MOIST AIR
OVERRUNS THE COOLER SEA SURFACE. GENERALLY WEAK ONSHORE FLOW
EXPECTED MONDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE
COASTAL WATERS LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT BRINGING ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
INCREASING OFFSHORE FLOW.

$$

GMZ235-102245-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR-
332 AM CST SAT DEC 10 2016

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST LATE. BAYS
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT
RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN IN THE
MORNING.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ230-102245-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
332 AM CST SAT DEC 10 2016

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST LATE. BAYS
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ255-102245-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-
332 AM CST SAT DEC 10 2016

.TODAY...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING 10 TO 15 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
8 FEET. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN IN THE MORNING.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS SHIFTING
NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ250-102245-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
332 AM CST SAT DEC 10 2016

.TODAY...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A
CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
LIGHT RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ270-275-102245-
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-
332 AM CST SAT DEC 10 2016

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TODAY...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS SHIFTING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GH/LK



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