Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR TEXAS...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
1152 PM CDT SUN MAR 29 2015

UPPER TEXAS COASTAL WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP
CHANNEL OUT 60 NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS

SEAS ARE PROVIDED AS A RANGE OF THE AVERAGE HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST
1/3 OF THE WAVES...ALONG WITH THE OCCASIONAL HEIGHT OF THE AVERAGE
HIGHEST 10 PERCENT OF THE WAVES.

GMZ300-301715-
SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60
NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS
1152 PM CDT SUN MAR 29 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM...
A COLD FRONT OVER NORTH TEXAS WILL STALL TONIGHT AND HIGH PRESSURE
TO THE EAST WILL MAINTAIN SOUTHERLY FLOW THAT WILL GRADUALLY RELAX
TOWARD MORNING AND ON MONDAY. AN UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE MAY BRING
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORM TO THE COASTAL WATERS WEDNESDAY. SOUTHERLY
FLOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE WEEK BEFORE A COLD FRONT MOVES INTO
THE UPPER TEXAS COASTAL WATERS LATE FRIDAY OR SATURDAY.

$$

GMZ335-301715-
GALVESTON BAY-
1152 PM CDT SUN MAR 29 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS TOWARD MORNING. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY BECOMING
SMOOTH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH TO
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH
TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH TO
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ355-301715-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-
1152 PM CDT SUN MAR 29 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

$$

GMZ330-301715-
MATAGORDA BAY-
1152 PM CDT SUN MAR 29 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH BECOMING SLIGHTLY CHOPPY IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH BECOMING SLIGHTLY CHOPPY IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH
TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...
THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH
TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH TO
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH BECOMING SMOOTH TO SLIGHTLY CHOPPY
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ350-301715-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 20 NM-
1152 PM CDT SUN MAR 29 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

$$

GMZ375-301715-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT 20 TO 60 NM-
1152 PM CDT SUN MAR 29 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.

$$

GMZ370-301715-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL 20 NM TO 60 NM-
1152 PM CDT SUN MAR 29 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.

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