Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX
328 PM CST Sun Dec 17 2017

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.

GMZ300-181015-
Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60
nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays
328 PM CST Sun Dec 17 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM...
Winds will continue to veer to the east tonight, and sea fog
development will be possible over the bays and nearshore waters.
Early Monday a warm front will set up over the northwestern Gulf
of Mexico and push north, and isolated to scattered showers will
be possible through Tuesday. The next cold front is forecast to
push off the coast Tuesday night into early Wednesday.


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GMZ330-335-181015-
Matagorda Bay-Galveston Bay-
328 PM CST Sun Dec 17 2017

.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast after
midnight. Bay waters smooth. Patchy fog. A slight chance of
showers in the evening. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms possible in the late evening and overnight.
.MONDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming around 5 knots in the
afternoon. Bay waters smooth. Patchy fog in the morning. Areas of
fog in the afternoon. Showers likely in the morning. Isolated
thunderstorms. A chance of showers in the afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth.
Areas of fog. A slight chance of showers in the evening. Isolated
thunderstorms. A chance of showers after midnight.
.TUESDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly
choppy. Areas of fog. A chance of showers and isolated
thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 10 knots becoming
northwest after midnight. Bay waters smooth to slightly choppy
becoming smooth after midnight. Patchy fog. Showers likely in the
evening. Isolated thunderstorms. A slight chance of showers after
midnight.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west in the
afternoon. Bay waters smooth.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South winds around 5 knots. Bay waters smooth.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth. A
slight chance of showers.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly
choppy. A slight chance of showers.
.FRIDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15 to
20 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters slightly choppy becoming
choppy in the afternoon. A chance of showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to
15 knots after midnight. Bay waters choppy becoming slightly
choppy after midnight. A chance of showers.

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Coastal waters from Freeport to the Matagorda Ship Channel out
20 NM-Coastal waters from High Island to Freeport out 20 NM-
328 PM CST Sun Dec 17 2017

.TONIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast after
midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Patchy fog. A slight chance of
showers in the evening. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms possible in the late evening and overnight.
.MONDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Patchy fog in the morning. Areas of
fog in the afternoon. A chance of showers and isolated
thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to
15 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Areas of fog. A slight
chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Areas of
fog. A slight chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming
northwest after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Patchy fog. Showers
likely in the evening. Isolated thunderstorms. A slight chance of
showers after midnight.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to
15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A slight chance of
showers.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. A
slight chance of showers.
.FRIDAY...South winds around 15 knots becoming southwest in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A chance of showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north
after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A chance of showers.

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GMZ370-375-181015-
Waters from Freeport to the Matagorda Ship Channel from 20 to
60 NM-Waters from High Island to Freeport from 20 to 60 NM-
328 PM CST Sun Dec 17 2017

.TONIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to 10 knots
after midnight. Seas 3 feet. Patchy fog. A slight chance of
showers in the evening. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms possible in the late evening and overnight.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to
10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 feet. Patchy fog in the
morning. Areas of fog in the afternoon. A chance of showers and
isolated thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to
15 knots after midnight. Seas 3 feet. Areas of fog. A slight
chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms after midnight.
.TUESDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Areas of
fog. A slight chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming
northwest after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Patchy fog. A chance
of showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A
slight chance of showers.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
.FRIDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest in the
afternoon. Seas 4 to 5 feet with occasional seas up to 6 feet. A
chance of showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds around 20 knots becoming north
after midnight. Seas 4 to 5 feet with occasional seas up to
6 feet. A chance of showers.

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