Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
330 AM CDT SUN APR 20 2014

MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL
OUT TO 60 NAUTICAL MILES.

GMZ200-202145-
330 AM CDT SUN APR 20 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...
A WEAK TO MODERATE ONSHORE FLOW IS EXPECTED TODAY DUE TO SURFACE
HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE NORTHWEST GULF OF MEXICO AND SURFACE LOW
PRESSURE NEAR THE RIO GRANDE. WEAK TO MODERATE ONSHORE FLOW WILL
CONTINUE MONDAY. A SERIES OF WEAK UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCES WILL
CONTRIBUTE TO ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS TONIGHT THROUGH
TUESDAY MORNING. A WEAK TO MODERATE SOUTHEAST FLOW WILL BECOME
LIGHT AND VARIABLE AT TIMES TUESDAY AS A DECAYING COLD FRONT MOVES
INTO SOUTH TEXAS. THE FLOW WILL THEN BECOME MODERATE SOUTH TO
SOUTHEAST WEDNESDAY AND CONTINUE THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT.

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GMZ235-202145-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR-
330 AM CDT SUN APR 20 2014

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND UP TO 5 KNOTS INCREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.

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GMZ230-202145-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
330 AM CDT SUN APR 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. BAYS CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.

$$

GMZ255-202145-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-
330 AM CDT SUN APR 20 2014

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND UP TO 5 KNOTS INCREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
4 FEET.

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GMZ250-202145-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
330 AM CDT SUN APR 20 2014

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET.

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GMZ270-275-202145-
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-
330 AM CDT SUN APR 20 2014

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND UP TO 5 KNOTS INCREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
5 FEET.

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