Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR TEXAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
942 PM CST FRI FEB 27 2015

LOWER TEXAS COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO THE MOUTH OF THE
RIO GRANDE OUT TO 60 NM.

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

GMZ100-281030-
SYNOPSIS FOR BAFFIN BAY TO RIO GRANDE OUT 60 NM-
942 PM CST FRI FEB 27 2015

.SYNOPSIS...
A COASTAL TROUGH ALONG THE IMMEDIATE COAST WILL PRODUCE EASTERLY
WINDS FURTHER OFFSHORE...WHILE THE LAGUNA MADRE EXPERIENCES
NORTHWEST WINDS INTO TOMORROW. SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES REMAIN IN
EFFECT FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO WATERS FOR WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS AND
SEAS 7 TO 8 FEET. CONDITIONS WILL IMPROVE BRIEFLY ON SUNDAY AS
THE TROUGH WEAKENS...BUT ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH
EARLY NEXT WEEK...WITH ANOTHER ROUND OF GUSTY NORTH WINDS AND
ELEVATED SEAS.

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GMZ130-132-135-281030-
LAGUNA MADRE FROM THE PORT OF BROWNSVILLE TO THE ARROYO COLORADO-
LAGUNA MADRE FROM THE ARROYO COLORADO TO 5 NM NORTH OF PORT
MANSFIELD TX-
LAGUNA MADRE FROM 5 NM NORTH OF PORT MANSFIELD TO BAFFIN BAY TX-
942 PM CST FRI FEB 27 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH
7 TO 9 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN SHIFTING SOUTHWEST AROUND
7 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY
SUBSIDING TO A LIGHT CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 7 TO 12 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE
BAY. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 7 TO 12 KNOTS SHIFTING NORTH
7 TO 8 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE BAY.
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 10 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE BAY.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 11 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP ON
THE BAY.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS INCREASING TO 12 TO
16 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE BAY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. CHOPPY ON THE
BAY.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 17 TO 22 KNOTS. ROUGH ON THE BAY.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 19 TO 24 KNOTS. ROUGH ON THE BAY. CHANCE
OF RAIN AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ150-155-281030-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT MANSFIELD TO THE RIO GRANDE OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT MANSFIELD OUT 20 NM-
942 PM CST FRI FEB 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 16 TO 21 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
11 TO 16 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 7 TO 12 KNOTS SHIFTING WEST 7 TO
11 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 11 TO 16 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
11 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 11 TO 16 KNOTS SHIFTING SOUTH
9 TO 14 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN SHIFTING SOUTHEAST 7 TO
12 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
THE DAY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 14 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS INCREASING TO
16 TO 19 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 7 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 21 TO 26 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 9 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 12 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ170-175-281030-
WATERS FROM PORT MANSFIELD TO THE RIO GRANDE EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT MANSFIELD EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
942 PM CST FRI FEB 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 9 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 12 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 13 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 16 TO 21 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
12 TO 17 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 11 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 9 TO 14 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 7 TO
11 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 10 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 14 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 12 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO
18 TO 21 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
8 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 16 TO 21 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 22 TO 27 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 10 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 13 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS.

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