Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
450 AM CST TUE JAN 17 2017

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.

GMZ200-172330-
450 AM CST TUE JAN 17 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...
A WEAK FRONT HAS STALLED ACROSS INLAND SOUTH TEXAS AND WILL
REMAIN WEST OF THE WATERS TODAY. THIS WILL RESULT IN WEAK TO
MODERATE SOUTHEAST FLOW TODAY. THE FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE
WATERS WEDNESDAY. THE COMBINATION OF THE FRONT AND AN UPPER LEVEL
DISTURBANCE WILL RESULT IN AN INCREASING CHANCE FOR SHOWER AND
THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY TODAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY. RAIN CHANCES
PERSIST ON THURSDAY THEN DIMINISH BY FRIDAY THROUGH THE WEEKEND.
ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE AREA OVER THE WEEKEND
WITH STRONG WINDS POSSIBLE BEHIND THIS FRONT.

$$

GMZ235-172330-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR-
450 AM CST TUE JAN 17 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
AREAS OF FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
EARLY IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH. SHOWERS
LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS SHIFTING
NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY
CHOPPY.

$$

GMZ230-172330-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
450 AM CST TUE JAN 17 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAYS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY TO OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY. AREAS OF FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAYS SMOOTH. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH. SHOWERS
LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH TO
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. BAYS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAYS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAYS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY TO
OCCASIONALLY CHOPPY.

$$

GMZ255-172330-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-
450 AM CST TUE JAN 17 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. AREAS OF FOG EARLY IN THE
MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING
NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 5 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS SHIFTING
NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 6 FEET.

$$

GMZ250-172330-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
450 AM CST TUE JAN 17 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. AREAS OF FOG EARLY IN THE
MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
5 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
5 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS SHIFTING
NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 5 FEET.

$$

GMZ270-275-172330-
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-
450 AM CST TUE JAN 17 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS SHIFTING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.

$$

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