Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
343 PM CDT SAT MAR 25 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.

GMZ300-260915-
SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60
NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS
343 PM CDT SAT MAR 25 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM...
A WEAK COLD FRONT HAS STALLED IN THE NEARSHORE WATERS AND WILL
DRIFT BACK INLAND TONIGHT. WEAK ONSHORE WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO
RETURN TONIGHT AND SHOULD GRADUALLY STRENGTHEN SUNDAY AFTERNOON.
STRONG SOUTHERLY FLOW SHOULD DEVELOP WEDNESDAY AS ANOTHER STORM
SYSTEM APPROACHES.


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GMZ330-335-260915-
MATAGORDA BAY-GALVESTON BAY-
343 PM CDT SAT MAR 25 2017

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH TO
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH 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 AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ350-355-260915-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-COASTAL WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-
343 PM CDT SAT MAR 25 2017

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 7 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 7 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.

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GMZ370-375-260915-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL FROM 20 TO
60 NM-WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
343 PM CDT SAT MAR 25 2017

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 6 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO
7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 11 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 8 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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